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James lifts Dunbeholden over Cavalier and into 4th place in RSPL

Dunbeholden Football Club made a telling move in their bid for a play-off spot in the 2019-20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) with a crucial 1-0 win over Cavalier Football Club, in the first contest of third-round action at Royal Lakes Complex in St Catherine... Read More

C&WJ commits sponsorship of McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic
The Community & Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union (C&WJ) has announced its continued sponsorship support for the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic in 2021.... Read More

The Jamaica Weightlifting Federation launched
Another sporting federation was added to the list of Olympic sports in Jamaica with the launch of the Jamaica Weightlifting Federation (JWF) at the offices of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on Tuesday. ... Read More

South Africa on brink of humiliating defeat after Root Test best
Port Elizabeth, South Africa (AFP) — England Captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park yesterday.... Read More

Brilliant Bonner

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 20 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions bounced back admirably in the second-round regional four-day cricket match against Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in Kingston, but had to settle for a keenly contested draw yesterday. Read More

Dare to dream, Klopp tells Liverpool after leaving Man Utd in shade

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Liverpool, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool fans should be dreaming of a first Premier League title for 30 years, admitted Jurgen Klopp even if the German is taking nothing for granted after opening up a 16-point lead at the top of the table. Read More

Djokovic, Williams lead tennis old guard into new decade

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Melbourne, Australia (AFP) — Old stagers Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will aim to keep the younger generation of players waiting in the wings as Grand Slam tennis enters a new decade at the Australian Open today. Read More

Good final day for Burrowes in Latin America Amateur Golf Champs

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Jamaica's Justin Burrowes left the best for last on the final day of the Sixth Latin America Amateur Golf Championships (LAAC) at the Mayakoba's El Camaleon Golf Club in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Read More

St James FA Sandals Major League continues today

Monday, January, 20 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Four teams will seek their first win when the St James Football Association Sandals Resort International Major League continues today with two games — both set to kick off at 3:00 pm. Read More

James scores 31 as Lakers shoot down Rockets, Bucks cruise past Nets

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 31 points and handed out 12 assists Saturday as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied for a 124-115 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets. Read More

Clinical India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Bangalore , India (AFP) — A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third One-Day International yesterday. Read More

Award winners Fraser-Pryce, Gayle colour gala event with words of inspiration

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 19 2020    

In the midst of celebrating their respective achievements of being named 2019 RJRGLEANER Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year, MVP athletes Tajay Gayle and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce utilised the platform to encourage their peers and aspiring athletes to continue to shoot for... Read More

Herbert Morrison ends first round top-ranked school in Western basketball competitions

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will be the top-ranked teams in both sections of the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Basketball Championships, after completing perfect win records in the first round that ended on Friday. Read More

Price welcomes opportunity to continue work with Girlz as they chase Olympic dream

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

After doing some introspection relating to his part in the senior Reggae Girlz programme, Andrew Price came to realise that so far he has merely scratched the surface on his ambitions. Read More

Campbell ton spearheads Scorpions fightback against Volcanoes

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

CAPTAIN John Campbell hit a level-headed century yesterday to spearhead a superlative fightback by Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional Four-Day cricket match versus Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More


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