Neymar Stripped of Brazil Captaincy

BY BBC Neymar has been stripped of the Brazil captaincy for next month's Copa America and will be replaced by his Paris St-Germain team-mate Dani Alves. The 27-year-old forward, given the role eight months ago but under pressure after recent disciplinary issues, was informed by manager Tite on Saturday. Alves, 36, will also

Aston Villa Promoted to Premier League

BY BBC  Aston Villa held off a late fightback from Derby County to win promotion back to the Premier League with a 2-1 victory in the Championship play-off final. Villa, beaten by Fulham in last season's final, seemed to be cruising to victory when John McGinn added to Anwar El Ghazi's first-half

Kenya Drop After London 7s Failure

BY STEVE AYOO  Kenya Sevens have it all to do in the final leg of the 2018-19 World Rugby Sevens Series season after they got only one point at the London Sevens which saw them drop a spot in the standings. Shujaa lost all but one of their matches in London, including

Hamilton Beats Verstappen for Monaco GP

BY BBC Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen, and survived a late collision with the Red Bull driver, to win a nail-biting Monaco Grand Prix. The world champion was left struggling with the tyres on his Mercedes after fitting softer rubber than the Dutchman at pit stops during an early safety-car period. Britain's

Vihiga Relegated, Zoo Near Safety

BY STEVE AYOO  Vihiga United's two-year stay in the Kenyan Premier League has come to an end after a 2-1 home defeat to Western Stima confirmed their relegation. After a barren first half, Vihiga's regular goal finder Amos Kigadi gave them a vital 53rd minute lead that gave their fans at the

Sharks’ Bench Power Overwhelms Mt Kenya

BY STEVE AYOO  Kariobangi Sharks woke up from a first half slumber and switched on the next gear as coach William Muluya's substitutes all netted in a 3-0 win over Mount Kenya United at the Kasarani Stadium. Mount Kenya, as has been their story this season, were almost peerless in the opening

Gor Held By Posta on Coronation Day

BY STEVE AYOO Three-peat champions Gor Mahia were handed their 18th Kenyan Premier League title at the Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos, just moments after they completed their round 33 league clash against Posta Rangers which ended 1-1. Gor were confirmed champions for a third straight time on Wednesday despite another 1-1 draw against

Mukhekhe Brace Beats Ex Side Mt Kenya

Relegated Mount Kenya United suffered their 24th loss of a catastrophic 2018-19 Kenyan Premier League season as second half goals by their former player Boniface Mukhekhe secured his current employers AFC Leopards a 2-0 victory in Machakos. Mukhekhe, a mid-season signing from the financially bedridden side, scored both goals in the