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Hetmyer says Pooran a calming influence during promising partnership

SOUTHAMPTON, England — West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer says former youth cricket teammate Nicholas Pooran was a calming influence during their partnership which gave West Indies brief hope in the loss to England on Friday. Read More

Menzies opts to look at bigger picture as Girlz find going tough in France
GRENOBLE, France — It is often said that wisdom comes from experience.Wisdom is believed to be the stored memories of our mistakes and the pain associated with those mistakes. It comes with time and through trial and error.... Read More

Goalkeeper coach Busby showers Schneider with praise
GRENOBLE, France — Hubert Busby remembers the pressure of being called upon to make crucial saves during his playing days.He did it while plying his trade for Jamaica's senior Reggae Boyz and the various clubs he has represented.... Read More

VAR denies Peru in stalemate with 10-man Venezuela
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AFP) — Ten-man Venezuela held on following the dismissal of Luis Mago to claim a 0-0 draw with Peru, who had two goals chalked off by VAR, in their opening Copa America match yesterday.... Read More

Holder shrugs off injury concerns over Russell, Gabriel

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England — West Indies captain Jason Holder shrugged off injury concerns about two of the team's key players after Friday's eight-wicket defeat to England in the Cricket World Cup game at Hampshire Bowl. Read More

Pooran's triumph

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Sunday, June, 16 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England — West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran is happy to be living his “dream” after injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash four years ago had threatened to end his cricket career. Read More

Granville Primary lift St James Under-13 football tournament

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Primary became the first team to win three-straight St James Football Association Victoria Mutual Foundation Under-13 titles after a 3-0 penalty kick win over John Rollins Success Primary, after they played out a 0-0 draw in regulation and extra... Read More

Canada blank New Zealand to reach second round

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

GRENOBLE, France (AFP) — Canada beat New Zealand 2-0 in a women's World Cup Group E game in Grenoble yesterday to cement a place in the second round and leave the Kiwis on the brink of elimination. Read More

Miedema makes history as Netherlands clinch last-16 berth at World Cup

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

VALENCIENNES, France (AFP) — Vivianne Miedema became her country's all-time record goalscorer with a brace, as the Netherlands saw off a spirited Cameroon 3-1 yesterday to secure a place in the last 16 of the women's World Cup. Read More

Vere United, Wadadah target final RSPL promotion spot

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

Vere United and Wadadah FC hunt the final Premier League promotional spot when they play Molynes United and Downs FC, respectively, in the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Play-offs. Match times are 3:30 pm. Read More

'We need to win all remaining games,' says South Africa skipper

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

CARDIFF, United Kingdom (AFP) — Faf du Plessis said South Africa must win all their remaining games if they are to have any chance of reaching the World Cup semi-finals after they notched their first win against Afghanistan yesterday. Read More

Starc reality

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka at the Oval yesterday. Read More

Photo: POORAN'S TRIUMPH

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

POORAN... today I'm representing the West Indies at the [ICC] World Cup, and that's something I've always dreamt of (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars hope to halt losing skid against Falmouth Saints

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars will hope to end their four-game losing skid and avenge their loss to Falmouth Saints when they kick off their best-of-three quarter-finals series at the Montego Bay Cricket Club this afternoon, set to start at... Read More

Froome hopeful of full recovery after horrific crash

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike, despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France. Read More



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