Hierro relieved Spain survived tough Iran test

Rostov-On-Don , Russia (AFP) — Spain Coach Fernando Hierro admitted his team had been on the ropes before a lucky Diego Costa goal handed them their first win of the World Cup yesterday as dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset. Read More

Argentina rally behind Messi ahead of key Croatia clash
NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Argentina are rallying around Captain Lionel Messi as the South American giants prepare for their crucial Group D clash with Croatia here today.... Read More

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) — With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru today.... Read More

Suarez sends Uruguay into last 16 with hosts Russia
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) — Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia yesterday as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don.... Read More

Global A lift Sunshine Cereals Intermediate League title

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

A resolute and determined performance from Global A saw them inflict the first loss of the season on Tryall Heights in the final of the Sunshine Cereals Intermediate Netball League at the Leila Robinson Courts on Sunday. Read More

National Championships get under way today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 21 2018    

The first combined Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Championships in more than a decade will get under way today at the National Stadium with the first round of the men's 100m event. Read More

Taylor's unbeaten 98 propels Jamaica to easy win

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 21 2018    

JAMAICA Captain Stafanie Taylor struck a fluent 98 not out to lead her team to a seven-wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago in yesterday's Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Super50 first-round match at Kensington Park. Read More

CR7 strikes again

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal have room to improve at the World Cup, after his early goal secured a 1-0 win over Morocco yesterday as the European champions edged closer to the last 16. Read More

Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape World Cup destiny

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

KAZAN, Russia (AFP) — Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign. Read More

CR7 strikes again!

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (centre) scores a header during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Portugal and Morocco at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Second Genesis Cup launched at Manchester High

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

A massive crowd descended on the Manchester High s chool in Mandeville recently for the second staging of the Genesis Cup, a football tournament which was hosted by the Genesis Football Academy. Read More


Thursday, June, 21 2018    

Members of the Delveland PYC team receive the Westmoreland FA Dujon Construction's Major League trophy after beating Golden Touch FC in the final played at Llandilo last week. Deon Dujon of the sponsoring company (fourth right) makes the presentation to the team who won their first Major League... Read More

Gabriel's historic performance pushes him to 12th in ICC Test rankings

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Shannon Gabriel's historic wicket-taking performance has propelled him to number 12 in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings. Read More

ICC to introduce World Test Championship and ODI League

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be introducing a World Test Championship as well as an ODI League as part of its Future Tours Programme (FTP) from 2018-2023. Read More

World Cup standings

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — World Cup standings after Wednesday's Group A and Group B matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Group ATeams P W D L F A PRussia 2 2 0 0 8 1 6 QUruguay 2 2 0 0 2 0 6 Q Read More


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