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Walsh in at Patriots after Helmot tests positive

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh has joined the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots coaching staff ahead of this month's start of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), after Head Coach Simon Helmot tested positive for COVID-19. Read More

Netball Americas looks to Caribbean Games for practice ahead of postponed 2021 World Youth Cup
MARVA Bernard, the administrative head of netball in the Americas, is hopeful that next year's Caribbean Games will provide a development boost for some regional members hit hard by the postponement of the 2021 Netball World Youth Cup.... Read More

Checkmate: Jamaica advance to div 3
JAMAICA left it late but qualified for Division Three of the Online Chess Olympiad after entering the ninth and final round in fourth position, which was outside the top three required to move onto the main pool for the division, and set to be contested from August 7-9.... Read More

FABULOSITY FINALLY OFF THE MARKAfter eight starts with some close finishes, four-year-old bay filly Fabulosity finally got off the mark when she won over five furlongs (1,000m) round.... Read More

'Love' pursuit

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

HER first degree in accounts safely tucked away, Shanice Love has unfinished business at Florida State University (FSU) — and she hopes to return this coming year to take care of what is outstanding. Read More

Action Run getting better as he overcomes his problems

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

Consistency continues to pay off for the connections of Action Run as the four-year-old, American-bred, dark brown colt earned his second-consecutive win. Read More

Jamaican-bred Juice Man romps Emancipation Day feature at Santa Rosa Park in Trinidad

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — Juice Man turned in another sensational performance when horse racing resumed after a one-week break yesterday (August 1) at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. Read More

Super Duper wins the first two-year-old race of the season

Awesome Choice (Omar Walker) entering the track to race competitively for the first time. | Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

The running of the $1-million Charles Randle Trophy kick-started the delayed 2020 two-year-old campaign at Caymanas Park on Saturday, August 1. Read More

Brentford, Fulham clash in high-stakes battle to reach Premier League

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Brentford and Fulham will slug it out for a place in the Premier League today when the London rivals clash in a Championship play-off final worth an estimated 170 million (US$220 million) to the winners. Read More

Liverpool owner speaks of pride after 'extraordinary' trophy run

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool's principal owner John W Henry says being part of the club's triumphs in the past 14 months has been the highlight of his career despite his multiple successes with the Boston Red Sox. Read More

No public risk from CPL, assures Rowley

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Teams and officials are set to start arriving here today for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) scheduled to bowl off later this month, but Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has assured the country that the staging of the Twenty20 franchise tournament... Read More

Lampard calls for 'fair' treatment for tired Chelsea

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to next season, saying the September 12 launch date is “too early” for his players. Read More

Infantino to 'respect' any ethics

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — Fifa president Gianni Infantino will “respect any decision by the ethics committee”, world football's governing body said yesterday after Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week. Read More

Australian women stars slam timing of India's T20 Challenge

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) - Some of Australia's top women's cricketers yesterday blasted a decision by India to schedule its T20 Challenge during the Big Bash League as a “huge shame” and “sad for the game”. Read More

Tokyo Paralympic competition schedule will be same next year

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

TOKYO, Japan (AP) — The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic schedule remains essentially unchanged for the event that has been postponed until next year, organisers said yesterday. Read More


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