NAIROBI, Kenya- Sunday witnessed the crowning of Manchester City FC and Paris Saint Germain FC as the league champions of England and France as the 2018 Commonwealth Games closed in Gold Coast, Australia.
City ended a miserable 10 days following three successive loses to clinch a third English Premier League crown without kicking a ball when bitter rivals, Manchester United FC slumped to a shock defeat to West Brom.
By missing medals in the men and women marathons, Team Kenya endured their worst return from the quadrennial Club Games in Gold Coast since the Manchester 2002 edition when they finished 14th overall with 17 medals (four gold, seven silver and six bronze).
Mathare United FC failed to extend their lead at the top of the Kenyan Premier League on Sunday when they fell to Posta Rangers FC while Daniel Riccardo won the drama-filled Chinese Grand Prix where his shoe later stole the limelight in the ensuing celebrations.
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Kenya Finish 14th As Commonwealth Games End
GOLD COAST, Australia- Kenya finished in position 14th overall at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after failing to add to her medal tally in the marathons on Sunday morning. Team Kenya closed the 21st edition of the Club Games with four gold, seven silver and six bronze to finish behind African rivals South Africa and Nigeria. READ MORE
Man City Crowned Champions After Shock United Loss
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom- Manchester City FC were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United FC crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion FC. City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday. READ MORE
Mathare Remain Top Despite Rangers Defeat, Nzoia Win
NAIROBI, Kenya- Kenya Premier League (KPL) leaders Mathare United FC suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of Posta Rangers FC on Sunday but they remain in the lead with 23 points, one ahead of Gor Mahia FC who have three games in hand. It was a bright start for Rangers in the game as they went 2-0 up in the opening 15 minutes courtesy of goals by Kennedy Otieno and John Nairuka. READ MORE
Curry-Less Warriors Rout Spurs, Raptors Victorious
SAN FRANCISCO, United States- The Golden State Warriors fired a warning to their rivals as the NBA playoffs got under way on Saturday, routing the San Antonio Spurs 113-92 to serve notice they will not be dethroned easily despite Stephen Curry’s knee injury. Klay Thompson scored a game-high 27 points on 11-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-6 from 3-point range, and Kevin Durant added 24 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to power Golden State. READ MORE
Ricciardo Savours Shoey After Superb Chinese GP Victory
SHANGHAI, China- Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrated with a trademark champagne “shoey” after winning a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, just a day after engine trouble nearly cost him a shot at qualifying. The Australian carved his way through the field from sixth place, after taking on fresh tyres under a safety car, to storm to the sixth grand prix victory of his career. READ MORE