21.08.2017

Man City

Guardiola's overly complicated game plan is costing Manchester City points

But that is the reality of Manchester City under Pep Guardiola at the start of the 2017-18 campaign. In total, Guardiola has spent just short of £400m on new players since taking charge as manager in June 2016, but the tactical confusion continues to ...
21.08.2017

solar eclipse

'Worth everything': America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast

The moon blocked out the sun on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the US in nearly a century began over the west coast, while millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras.
21.08.2017

Christabel Ouko

Robert Ouko's widow, Christabel, dies in road crash

Mrs Christabel Ouko, the widow of former Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Ouko. She has died in a road crash on August 21, 2017 along the Awasi-Kericho Highway. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
21.08.2017

SummerSlam 2017

WWE SummerSlam 2017 Results: What Fans Are Marking Out for After Latest PPV

With outstanding matches, big spots and surprising results, WWE SummerSlam 2017 was a show fans will not forget in a hurry. The Brooklyn crowd were left with plenty of big moments from the pay-per-view that will make for an intriguing few months for ...
21.08.2017

Mike Sonko

Mike Sonko takes over at City Hall as Kidero concedes defeat

“This event is not sponsored by the Nairobi City county government, or the Ministry of Devolution. This is a personal initiative of His Excellency Mike Sonko, just like the ongoing clean-up programme by Sonko Rescue Team,” said Mr Sonko in an advert.
20.08.2017

Chelsea

Frenzied Antonio Conte improvises to ensure Chelsea find a way to win

It was not merely that this was an awkward collision with Chelsea's most potent challengers of last season, and a side unbeaten at home in the league – albeit not in this arena – since May 2016. Chelsea had arrived wounded and with a makeshift feel, a ...
20.08.2017

Barcelona FC

Lionel Messi unlucky but instrumental as Barcelona beat Betis

BARCELONA -- Barcelona eased to an opening day 2-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday, thanks to an Alin Tosca own goal and an effort from Sergi Roberto. The game at Camp Nou was preceded by a minute's silence in memory of those killed in the terror ...
20.08.2017

Msando burial

IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando was killed because of elections, says Raila

Speaking at Lifunga village in Siaya County yesterday, during Msando's burial, the leaders expressed optimism that Kenyatta's win will be overturned. The IEBC ICT manager was tortured and murdered on July 28. The death has sparked controversy owing to ...
19.08.2017

Manchester United

Manchester United and Jose Mourinho are finally firing on all fronts… they're ...

THE thumping 4-0 wins Manchester United have enjoyed in their opening Premier League games have raised expectations among their fans. Everywhere else we are told it's a marathon not a sprint, it's only two games — and to be fair — West Ham and ...
19.08.2017

Arsenal

Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened

It was wildly frustrating stuff from Arsenal, and for all their dominance – 77% possession, apparently – they actually created few clear chances. Had a very marginal offside decision gone the other way and Lacazette's apparent equaliser stood, or a ...
19.08.2017

Robert Alai

Blogger Robert Alai freed after spending night in police cell

Controversial blogger Robert Alai has been released after spending the night at Kamukunji police cells in Nairobi. Alai on his twitter handle thanked his followers for having demanded his freedom. The tweet read: “Thanks to #KOT for the support. I am ...
19.08.2017

Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon: “The Trump Presidency We Fought For is Over”

Steve Bannon let loose about Donald Trump's presidency on Friday night, hours after he was fired from his position in the White House, saying in a freewheeling interview with the Weekly Standard that “the Trump presidency we fought for, and won, is over.
19.08.2017

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace

Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace: Premier League – as it happened

Liverpool outshot Palace by a margin of 18 to four. They were more accurate in their passing, created more chances and had a two-to-one advantage in possession. But they were still made to sweat before Mané's late winner, which prompted a collective ...
19.08.2017

Atletico Madrid

Girona 2-2 Atlético Madrid

Atletico Madrid brushed off Antoine Griezmann's sending off to fight back from 2-0 down and stop newly promoted Girona winning on their La Liga debut. Former Middlesbrough forward Cristhian Stuani scored two headers in the space of three minutes ...
18.08.2017

Monaco Fc

0 - 1

Radamel Falcao struck with 12 minutes remaining as Monaco broke the record for consecutive Ligue 1 wins with their 15th in succession. Monaco set a new Ligue 1 record for consecutive victories with Radamel Falcao securing their 15th in succession via a ...
18.08.2017

Supreme Court

Ruling of the Supreme Court will bring legal, not political, closure

Nasa leaders Raila Odinga (right) and Kalonzo Musyoka carry copies of their petition to the Supreme Court on August 19, 2017. Nasa is challenging the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta during August 8 polls. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA ...
19.08.2017

Gor Mahia

Muhoroni 1-2 Gor Mahia: K'Ogalo maintain unbeaten run under Kerr

Gor Mahia remained on course to reclaim the Kenyan Premier League title after they beat Muhoroni Youth 2-1 on Saturday. The hosts came into the match with mixed fortunes. Last week; the team was fined Sh400, 000 following unsporting behavior during a ...
19.08.2017

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich 3-1 Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Bayern Munich benefitted from a historic video replay decision as they opened the Bundesliga season with a win against Bayer Leverkusen at a rain-soaked Allianz Arena. The defending champions, who are bidding for a sixth successive title, were given a ...
19.08.2017

Juventus

Juventus' Max Allegri thankful for Gigi Buffon after first VAR-given penalty

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri said he was thankful for the presence of Gianluigi Buffon after Serie A's first-ever video review went against his side on Saturday. With replay involved for the first time this weekend, the video assistant referee ...
18.08.2017

NASA petition

Nasa lawyers tell of rough time in compiling petition

Nasa leaders Raila Odinga (right) and Kalonzo Musyoka submit petition documents to the Supreme Court's registry on August 19, 2017. The Nasa principals will meet to discuss the list of lawyers who will prosecute their petition. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE ...