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Dottin fit but return to bowling will be managed, says Coley

DERBY, England (CMC) — West Indies Head Coach Andre Coley has given the assurance that all-rounder Deandra Dottin's return to bowling will be carefully managed in an attempt to ensure she is at peak fitness, before resuming her usual work rate. Read More

Holder replaces Marsh in Sunrisers campaign
LONDON, England (CMC) — Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad has signed West Indies Test Captain Jason Holder as a replacement for the injured Mitchell Marsh for the rest of the season.... Read More

Duplantis nails 16th-straight pole vault win
Doha , Qatar (AFP) — Sweden's Armand Duplantis maintained his amazing form to turn the tables on world champion Sam Hendricks for a 16th-consecutive victory in the men's pole vault at yesterday's Diamond League meet in Doha.... Read More

Moment of truth!
Trainers Gary Subratie and Ian Parsard did all they could to prepare their charges Wow Wow and Mahogany.... Read More

JCF gives JOA scholarship award a double exclam

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

The Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) is beaming proudly, as one of their top junior players, National Master Akeem Brown, a business administration major at the University of Technology, Jamaica, is one of the first four beneficiaries under the Jamaica Olympic... Read More

In earnest - Thompson-Herah sets sights on Japan Olympics

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

FRESH from back-to-back wins in her shortened Diamond League season after victory in the women's 100m at the Doha Diamond League meeting yesterday, Elaine Thompson-Herah is already looking ahead to defending her Olympic Games sprint double title next in Tokyo, Japan next... Read More

Lakers hold off Nuggets, take 3-1 series lead

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

ORLANDO, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 60 points as the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers seized control of their Western Conference finals series with a 114-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday. Read More

Man Utd aim to bounce back as Arsenal face acid test at Liverpool

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester United and Chelsea need a swift response to their title credentials being damaged by home defeats last weekend, while one or both of Liverpool and Arsenal's perfect records will come to an end when they face off at Anfield... Read More

EPL clubs see duty to help struggling lower-level sides

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

LONDON, ENGLAND (AP) — Chelsea have spent more than any other English Premier League team in a summer transfer window at well over US$300 million. Manchester United and Tottenham are among other sides looking to spend more on reinforcements before the window shuts in a couple of... Read More

Nadal braced for 'most difficult ever Roland Garros'

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Rafael Nadal admitted yesterday that he faces his “most difficult ever Roland Garros” as he prepares for an assault on a 13th French Open title. Read More

'Nothing surprises me anymore,' Messi laments Suarez departure

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Lionel Messi said yesterday the way Luis Suarez had been let go was another sign of problems at Barcelona but “the truth is nothing surprises me anymore”. Read More

Elaine looks to keep good form going at Doha Diamond League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 25 2020    

World Leader Elaine Thompson-Herah will be going after back-to-back wins when she lines up in the women's 100m at today's Doha Wanda Diamond League meeting at the Doha Sports Club in Qatar. Read More

Fifa suspends Trinidad and Tobago for 'grave violations'

Friday, September, 25 2020    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Fifa yesterday suspended Trinidad and Tobago for “grave violations” of its statutes after a local court challenge to its imposition of a new committee, following serious mismanagement. Read More

Man City, Liverpool reach League Cup fourth round

Friday, September, 25 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — H olders Manchester City needed a Phil Foden goal 15 minutes from time to see off Bournemouth 2-1 and reach the fourth round of the League Cup, while Liverpool ran riot in a 7-2 win at Lincoln yesterday. Read More

'A massive thing!'

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer writer | Friday, September, 25 2020    

An elated Ricardo Fuller, who came off the bench to score the winner in the FA Cup qualifying round for Hanley Town on Tuesday, said his passion for the game is a strong as ever at 40 years old. Read More


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