State of play as the Premier League approaches its finale?

The Premier League season is fast approaching its finale, with less than a month of the campaign remaining.

Kenya says another 'high-profile athlete' failed doping test

The chairman of Athletics Kenya (AK) has told Reuters that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping …

Tottenham trims Chelsea’s lead to 4 points

Tottenham trimmed Chelsea’s lead to four points again by edging past Crystal Palace 1-0 on Wednesday night, …

Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga passes on

Lethal Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga has died of cardiac arrest. …

Southampton FC training camp for Kenya’s Developmental Sides comes to a close

The Southampton FC training camp for Kenya’s Developmental Sides closed today with the visiting coaches exud…

Jose Mourinho reacts to Manchester United’s 0-0 draw at Etihad

Jose Mourinho says he has turned Manchester United players into warriors capable of challenging for the Premie…

FIFA bans top official Lai over $1 mn in bribes

A top official at FIFA was banned for 90 days on Friday by football's governing body after he pleaded guilty i…

Korir boosts Worlds quest with 44.67 seconds dash in 400m

Little-known US-based Emmanuel Korir longs to make Kenya’s squad to the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championsh…

Fate unites Arsene and ref Taylor

The referee pushed and labelled “dishonest” by Arsene Wenger will take charge of next month’s FA Cup fin…

Pep didn't do his homework well

Pep Guardiola is one of the greatest ever coaches, but did not “do his homework” on English football, acco…

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Pep didn't do his homework well

Pep Guardiola is one of the greatest ever coaches, but did not “do his homework” on English football, according to former Chelsea manager Avram Grant.

Has Marcelo finally found his mojo at Gor Mahia?

Has Gor Mahia coach Jose Marcelo finally got his mojo at the 15 Kenyan Premier League champions? The Brazilian has been under immense pressure since replacing double-winning coach Frank Nuttall a few months into the 2016 season.

Reluctant legend Kipchoge under pressure

After a series of meetings between Paul Tergat and National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) chairman Kipchoge Keino, the latter decided not to contest in the May 5 elections, Standard Sports can reveal.

Muluya cries foul over league fixtures

Players have been forced to bear the brunt of long exhaustive travels by road to honour fixtures spread in far-flung towns. With round eight fixtures slated for this weekend, most teams would have played three matches in a span of seven days.

Returning Chemos to step up from steeplechase

At a tender age while at St Phillips Tuyo-Koony Primary School in Saboti, she used to run but lost interest midway and took up football.

Giants clash in volleyball tie: Pipeline, Prisons renew rivalry in Ndakaini

Fresh from continental assignments, Kenya Volleyball Federation League champions (Women’s) Kenya Pipeline will renew their rivalry with Prisons Kenya when they clash in the second leg of the national league at Ndakaini Stadium this morning.

One lost, one to go for Bayern

Carlo Ancelotti insisted he is focused on wrapping up the Bundesliga before assessing how successful his first season at Bayern Munich has been following a shock German Cup semi-final defeat. April has been little short of a disaster for Ancelotti and Bayern. The German champions threw away a 2-1 lead at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night before going down 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund. That came a week after the Bavarian giants were dumped out of the Champions League at the quarterfinal stage by Real Madrid. Bayern remain on course for a fifth straight Bundesliga, though and Ancelotti refused to try summing up his first campaign in Munich with four league matches still to play and five more points needed to wrap up the title. “It’s too soon for that,” said Ancelotti. “We have to now make things clear in the championship (German league) as quickly as possible.” Javi Martinez and Mats Hummels had netted first-half goals for Bayern to cancel out Marco Reus’s early strike for

Wenger can now breathe easy

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his side knows exactly what they must do in the Champions League qualification race after watching them gain a 1-0 win over Leicester City.

Mourinho's headache: English Premier League  Manchester United manager sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal

Jose Mourinho identified Liverpool and Arsenal as Manchester United’s chief rivals for Champions League qualification following his side’s 0-0 dra…

Improve sports medicine to save players: There is need for federations to treat medical issues of players seriously

If there is any certainty in the mind of an athlete, it is his or her susceptibility to injury.…

U-13 tournament underway in Nakuru

The first ever national under-13 tournament goes down this weekend in Nakuru.…

Pamzo wary of AFC Leopards threat as Gor Mahia battle with Mathare

Posta Rangers coach Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo says he is not worried about the Kenyan Premier League leaders’ unbeaten run ahead of their crunch matc…

World beaters inspire athletes

Athletes from 12 camps across the country have intensified training ahead of the IAAF World U-18 national trials to be held in Eldoret next weekend (M…

Kenya says another 'high-profile athlete' failed doping test

The chairman of Athletics Kenya (AK) has told Reuters that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test, just weeks after it emerged Rio Ol…

Korir boosts Worlds quest with 44.67 seconds dash in 400m

Little-known US-based Emmanuel Korir longs to make Kenya’s squad to the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships set for London on August 4-12.…

Reluctant legend Kipchoge under pressure

After a series of meetings between Paul Tergat and National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) chairman Kipchoge Keino, the latter decided not to conte…

FIFA bans top official Lai over $1 mn in bribes

A top official at FIFA was banned for 90 days on Friday by football's governing body after he pleaded guilty in the United States to taking nearly $1 …

Pep didn't do his homework well

Pep Guardiola is one of the greatest ever coaches, but did not “do his homework” on English football, according to former Chelsea manager Avram Gr…

Barca to lodge complaint over 'scum' comment

Barcelona said on Thursday they will make a complaint to Spanish sporting authorities over comments by Malaga's Qatari owner Abdullah Al-Thani on Twit…

Ex-international rugby star leaves man with 'life-changing' injuries in brutal attack

An ex-international rugby player left a man with "life-changing" injuries in a brutal street attack has been jailed for nine years.…

Chipu bid for world trophy falls short

The national under 20 rugby side, popularly known as the Chipu, have returned home after missing the ticket to next year’s World Junior Rugby Trophy…

Nail biting Cup final: Crunch match.Daggers drawn as champs Kabras clash with KCB

Will Kenyan Commercial Bank continue with their dominance against Kenya Cup champions Kabras Sugar when the two sides clash in today’s final at KCB …

Giants clash in volleyball tie: Pipeline, Prisons renew rivalry in Ndakaini

Fresh from continental assignments, Kenya Volleyball Federation League champions (Women’s) Kenya Pipeline will renew their rivalry with Prisons Keny…

No holding back for Strathmore in games

Strathmore University men’s handball team coach Peter Mwathi is confident of retaining the Kenya Universities Sports Association national title when…

WANJA'S PAINFUL EXIT: Celebrated Malkia Strikers' setter Janet calls it a day

It is over. It was coming. This was bound to happen; the question was when.…

Title wait continues: Prisons beaten 3-1 by hosts Carthage in semi-finals encounter

Hopes shattered Kenyan clubs shown dust in women’s volleyball club championship…

Cricket: Four teams walk out of tournament

Four teams part ways with Coast Cricket Association…

Trouble at the on-going NIC bank T20 cricket tournament; four teams boycott tournament

A showdown looms between the Coast Cricket Association and four teams over the fielding of non-Mombasa-based cricketers in the ongoing Nic Bank T20 cr…

Who will carry the day? Three teams share top place in NIC Bank T20 cricket tournament

Mombasa Sports Club, Coast Gymkhana and Shree are tied at top place with 10 points.…

Police enter five players in Boxing semifinal

Both leaders Kenya Defence Forces and defending champions Kenya Police landed five boxers each in the semifinals as the second leg of the National Box…

Joshua v Klitschko: Title fight is a whole new level, says Briton

Anthony Joshua says he will be competing at a “whole new level” when he takes on Wladimir Klitschko in Saturday’s world title bout.…

Foreman sees Joshua as favourite against Klitschko

Boxing legend George Foreman says Britain’s Anthony Joshua is his favourite to win this month’s clash of the heavyweight giants against Wladimir K…

Boxing: BAK announces new measures to pick team for Hamburg trip

Boxing Association of Kenya (BAK) will send a formidable squad for the World Boxing Championships in Hamburg, Germany, in September. …

LaLiga welcomes African bookmaker SportPesa as new regional sponsor

SportPesa, a global gaming brand has broken new ground after entering an agreement with the Spanish Football League, to become The Official African Be…

Kenyan players rule Mombasa Open

Kenyan players dominated junior categories as Uganda took charge of the senior events in the Mombasa International Open Chess Championships at the Osh…

Owino wins Johnnie Walker Golf title

Major General George Owino won the annual Johnnie Walker Golf Championships at Nakuru Golf Club over the weekend after posting 41 stableford points.…

Kenya Police win Mombasa Open

Nairobi's Kenya Police won 12 medals to clinch the Antoren Investments sponsored Mombasa Open taekwondo tournament.…

Warriors come out swinging, complete sweep of Trail Blazers

The Golden State Warriors punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs in emphatic style on Monday, with a 128-103 victory over the Po…

Irving shines as Cavs take grip on Pacers

Kyrie Irving scored 37 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a fierce late fightback from the Indiana Pacers to hold on for a 117-111 victory and…

Knicks soap opera still playing in off-season

The off-season is bringing no respite for the dysfunctional New York Knicks.…

JKUAT tackle Sliders: Students hope to maintain their unbeaten run

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) ladies take on Sliders today at City Park Stadium in a Kenya Hockey Union women’s Pre…

Police clobber Parklands: Former hockey champions hammer helpless Parklands 6-1

Police run over opponents: The big win stretched their unbeaten run in the league…

Orange, Police seek to extend unbeaten run

Hockey queens Telkom Orange and former men’s Premier League champions Kenya Police will be out to extend their winning streak this weekend.…

Butali thrash Strathmore Gladiators

Butali Sugar Warriors shocked champions Strathmore University’ Gladiators 3-1 in a Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League match at City Park.…

Masai just can’t stop winning

Nyali golf and Country Club’s Lady Captain Joyce Masai is among top golfers from the Coast Region and takes her sport seriously.…

Still no timetable for Tiger return

Tiger Woods still has no timetable for a return to tournament golf, saying he still has ‘good days and bad days’ with his surgically repaired back…

Royal Nairobi Golf Club seeking to lift fourth Tannahill Shield title in a row

Kenya’s oldest and prestigious golf tournament, Tannahill Shield, returns to the lush and green par 72 Royal Nairobi Golf Club this Friday.…

For Sharapova, the end justifies the means

From the shadow of Chernobyl’s nuclear wasteland to international super-stardom and from penniless arrival in the United States, without a word of E…

Rodger Federer clinches his 91st career title

Roger Federer clinched his 91st career title when he beat rival Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-4 in the Miami Open final on Sunday.…

Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

Tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction of her dopi…

Nadal reaches Miami Masters final

Spain's Rafael Nadal reached the final of the Miami Masters on Friday with a 6-1, 7-5 victory over unseeded Italian Fabio Fognini.…

British Olympic Champion Germaine Mason killed in motorbike crash

British high-jump Olympic silver medalist Germaine Mason has been killed in a motorbike accident as he rode in a convoy with Usain Bolt in Jamaica.…