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Holder backs West Indies pacemen to shine against England

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder believes his pacemen can help the “huge underdogs” make life uncomfortable for England during their upcoming Test series. Read More

A.P.I strolls home in Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature
It turned out to be an afternoon stroll in the park for A.P.I as the Anthony Nunes-trained first-time runner was convincing in winning the Dr Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature by five-and-a-half lengths at Caymanas Park yesterday.... Read More

Binnie wins 8th CASA Senior Championships title
Squash sensation Chris Binnie added to his record-breaking tally by winning an unprecedented eighth title at the Caribbean Area Squash Association's (CASA) Senior Championships in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines, on Tuesday night.... Read More

Tallawahs keep Stars winless with breathless chase
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Reigning champions Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign when they came from behind to beat the luckless St Lucia Stars in an entertaining contest here Tuesday night.... Read More

Bleak forecast

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Legendary former seamer Sir Curtly Ambrose has held out little hope for embattled West Indies in the three-Test series against England starting here today. Read More

If nothing else, expect a competitive Windies

with Garfield Myers | Thursday, August, 17 2017    

Back in 1976, when Clive Lloyd and his young, immensely talented team trampled all over England, the weather was their friend.Meteorologists described June, July and August of 1976 as among the hottest, driest English summers ever. Read More

Stewart fires Windwards as Guyana, T&T also win easily

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Batsman Emmanuel Stewart returned from West Indies Under-19 duty to immediately stamp his authority as he steered Windward Islands to a convincing seven-wicket victory over Jamaica in the opening round of the Regional Under-19 one-day championship here... Read More

Mark Stoneman only change for England

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — Mark Stoneman will be the lone change to England's side for the start of the first Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston today, captain Joe Root announced. Read More

US teen Tiafoe stuns Zverev to end treble title bid

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

CINCINNATI, United States (AFP) — US teen wildcard Frances Tiafoe shocked seventh-ranked Alexander Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 yesterday, advancing to the third round at the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters. Read More

Wilson's Sprintec cops first global senior Adds to his national honour

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter | Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

London , England — Jamaica's Head Coach Maurice Wilson could not have been a happier man as his Sprintec Track Club got its first senior international medal to add to the national honour of the Order of Distinction, Commander Class, to which he was recently... Read More

Coe rejects responsibility for public opinion after Gatlin booed

Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

London , England — President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Lord Sebastian Coe said he cannot control public opinion and who gets booed after fielding a question that another drug offender was in the 100m race other than Justin... Read More

More than 100 expected at Foska Oats/Melbourne Cricket Summer Camp

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

APPROXIMATELY 100 children are expected to participate in the 2017 Foska Oats/Melbourne Cricket Club Summer Camp which got under way last Monday. Read More

Troy, Carron Hall High to debut in 2017 daCosta Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

Newcomers Troy High from southern Trelawny and Carron Hall High from St Mary will make their debut in the ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup competition which is set to kick off on September 9 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Read More

Special Olympics basketballers join Digicel NBA Jumpstart camp

Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

With dreams of redemption and scoring gold at the 2019 World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, Jamaica's National Special Olympics Basketball team was very eager to jump at the opportunity to get some time in with top international coaches from the NBA at the Digicel NBA... Read More

FSU make light work of Jamaica Select team with 116-78 win

Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

After their blowout 116-78 win over the Minto 79ers, a Jamaica Select team on Monday night, the visiting Florida State University (FSU) will be aiming to wrap up the two-game pre-season contest at the National Indoor Sports Centre today. Read More



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