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West Indies captain looks to India for inspiration in adversity

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — West Indies stand-in captain Jason Mohammed said he will draw inspiration from India's incredible Test win against Australia when his inexperienced side faces Bangladesh in three One-Day Internationals from today. Read More

Let the games resume!
Reggae Boyz Head Coach Theodore Whitmore has expressed concern about the lack of competitive football being played by local-based footballers in almost a year and has urged stakeholders to do whatever needs to be done to get the local Premier League...... Read More

JOA reports strong financial growth, inspires member confidence
It was “good tidings we bring” and goodwill at the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), as the apex governing body demonstrated to its members good corporate governance, robust member-centric investment policies and strong...... Read More

'Miracle' at the Gabba as record-breaking India stun Australia
Brisbane , Australia (AFP) — India pulled off a record run-chase in a thrilling final session to hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane's Gabba ground since 1988 and clinch the four-Test series 2-1 yesterday.... Read More

Let's play!

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — Jason Mohammed last played for West Indies more than two years ago, but with novel coronavirus fears causing several players to stay at home, he will lead the Caribbean side again in a key series against Bangladesh starting... Read More

India hero Pant hails 'dream series' after Australia upset

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Brisbane , Australia (AFP) — Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant said he was enjoying one of the “biggest moments” of his life after guiding India to a historic win over Australia with a fearless innings yesterday. Read More

Defiant Paine wants to lead Australia to South Africa

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — Australian Captain Tim Paine insists he is the right man to lead his team to South Africa and to the possible Test championship final at Lords, despite a sub-par performance in the Test series against India. Read More

Ex-NBA player Jackson says Nets star Irving bought George Floyd's family a house

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving bought a house for the family of George Floyd, the African American man killed by police in Minnesota last year, former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Stephen Jackson has... Read More

Harden, Durant lead Nets past Bucks, Warriors hold off NBA champion Lakers

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

New York , United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 34 points and Kevin Durant's 30 included the go-ahead three-pointer in the final minute as the National Basketball Association's (NBA) new-look Brooklyn Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 125-123 on... Read More

Sigma Invitational goes virtual, aims to raise $50 million for hospitals

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

Though the usual fanfare associated with the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run might be scaled down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced organisers to take the virtual route, a selected few will be fortunate enough to participate in an invitational... Read More

Domestic success critical to proposed home series — CWI

Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) says the successful roll-out of COVID-19 protocols for its upcoming domestic tournaments will send a strong message that the Caribbean is capable of hosting international engagements during the ongoing global... Read More

DaSilva shines in makeshift practice

Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Opener Joshua DaSilva hit a half-century as West Indies warmed up for Wednesday's opening One-Day International (ODI) with an intra-squad match yesterday. Read More

Root thanks England's lone fan for devoted support

Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AFP) — A lone England cricket fan who waited 10 months in Sri Lanka to watch his team play had an unexpected phone call yesterday from team Captain Joe Root after they beat the hosts in the first Test. Read More

Fire on ice

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@Jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

After Sunday's win in the Women's Monobob World Series Bobsleigh in Park City, Utah, Jamaica's Carrie Russell is eagerly looking forward to the rest of the series. Read More

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Tuesday, January, 19 2021    



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