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'Crowne-ing' moments for Caribbean sports lawyers

When World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser had her anti-doping violation charges dismissed by the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal, it was a personal victory for her, but more importantly, a significant boost for the Caribbean sports law... Read More

Marlon Samuels criticised for 'appalling' tirade at Stokes
N EW DELHI, India (AFP) — West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has been criticised for aiming an expletive-laden tirade at old rival Ben Stokes after a seemingly innocuous comment from the England all-rounder.... Read More

Second-class treatment, first-class coverage!
Two leading Caribbean track and field journalists have called on the North and Central American and Caribbean Confederation (NACAC) for a standardisation of requirements for media facilities at meets in the region, especially at the annual CARIFTA Games.... Read More

New faces as Boyz prep for Saudi Arabia tour
FOUR new overseas-based players have been added to the Reggae Boyz squad as they prepare to depart for Saudi Arabia for two international friendly matches against the Middle East nation.... Read More

Fast draw

Thursday, October, 29 2020    

DESPITE the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on the island, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is continuing its sponsorship of the ultra-rich 2020 SVL Two-Year-Old series. Read More

Maradona wants Hand of God goal 'with my right' as 60th birthday gift

Thursday, October, 29 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Diego Maradona reveals he has a dream present to mark his 60th birthday tomorrow — “to score another goal against England, this time with my right hand”. Read More

Rashford hat-trick as Man Utd smash Leipzig 5-0 in Champions League

Thursday, October, 29 2020    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Marcus Rashford scored a second-half hat-trick as Manchester United seized control of their Champions League group with a thumping 5-0 win against German league leaders RB Leipzig yesterday. Read More

'European Super League' or new-look Champions League — what does the future hold?

Thursday, October, 29 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — The spectre of a European Super League looms seemingly larger than ever after the remarkable claims made by outgoing Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu, but any current manoeuvres could simply all be part of attempts to put pressure on UEFA with a revamp... Read More

'Don't retire'

Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is proving he's still a threat at 41 after the “Universe Boss” smashed a second half-century in five games for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read More

Nedrick's sexual assault trial set to start today

Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

Former Jamaican junior track and field representative Kevin Nedrick and his attorneys will be hoping that trial in the third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges against him will finally get under way today after the start was postponed last month in the Hennepin County Court in... Read More

Derby field whittles down to 11

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

The draw of post position for the historic 100th staging of the Jamaica Derby took place yesterday at Caymanas Park and the entry list includes 11 of the top native-bred three-year-olds in training at present for what is now the third and final leg of the Triple... Read More

World 100m champion Coleman handed two-year ban, to miss Olympics

Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

Paris , France (AFP) — World champion sprinter Christian Coleman is set to miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after being banned from athletics for two years for anti-doping violations, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced yesterday. Read More

Bayern, English clubs win in Champions League as Real Madrid scramble draw

Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Holders Bayern Munich continued their perfect start to their Champions League title defence yesterday as Real Madrid had Casemiro's late goal to thank for scrambling to a 2-2 draw away to Borussia Moenchengladbach. Read More

Jamaicans Reid, Farquharson to represent Barton CC at KJCCC meet today

Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

Former Jamaican junior representatives Tyrese Reid and Kemar Farquharson will carry the hopes of Barton Community College in today's Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) Region VI Championship meet to be held at the Legions Disc Golf Course in El Dorado,... Read More

Tokyo 2020 organisers weigh virus control centre for Games

Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

Tokyo , Japan (AFP) — Tokyo 2020 organisers and Japanese officials said yesterday they may set up an infectious disease control centre at next year's pandemic-postponed Games, as they debate how to hold the event safely. Read More


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