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Netball World Cup update: Sunshine Girls face elimination after loss to England

Monday, July, 15 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — The Jamaica Sunshine Girls went down 48-56 to England Roses in the Netball World Cup Group G match on Monday. Defeat means Jamaica, who have not missed a World Cup semi-final since 1995, have no chance of a podium finish, barring a miracle in other group... Read More

Netball World Cup: Sunshine Girls trail England 26-28

Monday, July, 15 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — The Jamaica Sunshine Girls trail the England Roses 26-28 at half time in the Netball World Cup Group G match inside M&S Bank Arena on Monday. Read More

'I am very excited!'

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

Jamaica's number one men's tennis player Randy Phillips will be representing the country at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, which begins on Friday, July 29 and the 25-year-old can't wait to get on the court. Read More

'It was a learning experience!'

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Jamaica's Spartan Elite proved no match for the opposition here at the fourth staging of the Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five World Final, bowing out at the group stage on Friday. Read More

Outgoing INF president Molly Rhone regaled as visionary leader

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaican Molly Rhone was described as a pioneer and a visionary during Thursday's function to celebrate her time as head of the International Netball Federation (INF). Read More

Don't let our dream die!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

Being selected to a national female lacrosse squad is a rare achievement for any schoolgirl, and achieving this honour comes only through dedication and sacrifice. Read More

Exhilarate scorches five-straight at 25-1, as the 'Diamond' sparkles again

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

In a super sprinting display, Exhilarate ran rivals off their feet in an upset win during the $1.15-million top-rated Open Allowance event on the nine-race programme, at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Porus Night League set for grand finale

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

AN enticing evening of top-class football and social events await football enthusiasts, as Trinity and Yard Vybz are set to bring the curtains down on the fourth edition of the Porus Night League at the Porus Community Centre in Manchester today. Read More

Class act

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica won their second game in a row at the Netball World Cup, beating Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago 68-43 yesterday. Read More

Sunshine Girls brace for South Africa challenge

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Stage one of the preliminaries ends today with a tantalising clash between Group C front-runners Jamaica and South Africa inside M&S Bank Arena.Match time is 5:00 pm (11:00 am Jamaica time). Read More

Photo: CLASS ACT

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

Jamaica's Nicole Dixon (left) attacks the ball before Trinidad and Tobago's Aniecia Baptiste (centre) can make a challenge, during their Group C match of the Netball World Cup at M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England, yesterday. Dixon's teammate Rebekah Robinson keeps track of the action. Read More

England face day of destiny in World Cup final against New Zealand

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England face New Zealand in the World Cup final today knowing years of planning come down to a single day at Lord's. Read More

Halep thwarts Serena history bid with Wimbledon final triumph

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Simona Halep torpedoed Serena Williams's latest bid to capture a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam yesterday when she stormed to a sensational victory in a 56-minute Wimbledon final. Read More

UPDATE: 'We have to dig deeper', says Sunshine Girls coach

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls head coach Marvette Anderson says her team will have to bounce back after a 52-55 Netball World Cup defeat to South Africa on Sunday at M&S Bank Arena. Read More

UPDATE: Sunshine Girls lose 52-55 to South Africa

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls lost 52-55 to South Africa on Sunday in the Netball World Cup Group C match inside M&S Bank Arena. Read More



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