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In the red!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 16 2017    

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is in the red with debt said to have skyrocketed over the $300-million mark. But despite the increasing problem, Treasurer Garfield Sinclair believes things are looking positive for the future. Read More

Windies A set for busy period against Sri Lanka, Lions

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies A will host their Sri Lankan and English counterparts for 'Test' and one-day series in a six-month period, beginning from October, in what will be a busy period for the region's second-string international men's side. Read More

Windies Women end World Cup on losing note

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

BRISTOL, England (CMC) — West Indies Women squandered the ideal opportunity to end their disappointing ICC World Cup campaign on a high when they crashed to a 92-run defeat to hosts England Women in their final match here yesterday. Read More

Hope, Reifer set for England tour as Roach returns

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Uncapped Barbadians Kyle Hope and Raymon Reifer have been named in a 15-man West Indies squad to tour England for three Tests starting next month, while experienced seamer Kemar Roach has been recalled following a 19-month break. Read More

South Africa bowlers leave England reeling

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — Keshav Maharaj and Chris Morris shared six wickets as South Africa made light of Kagiso Rabada's absence to establish a commanding position against England in the second Test at Trent Bridge yesterday. Read More

Cremer's strikes rattle Sri Lanka

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer claimed three wickets to dent Sri Lanka's first-innings reply on the second day of the one-off Test in Colombo yesterday. Read More

Muguruza beats 'role model' Williams for 1st Wimbledon title

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AP) — As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Read More

Gold Cup: Jamaica draw 1-1 with El Salvador

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Darren Mattocks slotted home a second-half penalty to earn Jamaica and 1-1 result against El Salvador in their final Group C CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament game here inside Alamodome today. Read More

Gold Cup: El Salvador lead Jamaica 1-0 at half time

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — El Salvador lead Jamaica 1-0 at the half time break in their Group C CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament game here inside Alamodome. Read More

RabatDL: Gayle finishes 9th in men's long jump

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Tajay Gayle leapt 7.41m, which placed him ninth in the men's long jump at the Rabat Diamond League. Read More

RabatDL: Williams second in women's triple jump

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Kimberley Williams leapt 14.31 metres for second in the women’s triple jump at the Rabat Diamond League today. Read More

RabatDL: Williams-Mills, Jackson 4th and 5th as Bahamian Miller-Uibo wins in 400m record

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Novlene Williams-Mills and Shericka Jackson finished fourth and fifth in the women’s 400m at the Rabat Diamond League in 51.18s and 51.20s respectively. Read More

RabatDL: Thompson wins 100m in meet record

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Olympic double champion Elaine Thompson sped to an impressive 10.87s (0.3 mps) and established a new meet record at the Rabat Diamond League in Morocco. Read More

RabatDL: Dwyer, Weir finish sixth and seventh in 200m

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Rasheed Dwyer and Warren Weir struggled to sixth and seventh in 20.43s (+0.4 mps) and 20.48s respectively in the men's 200m at the Rabat Diamond League in Morocco. Read More

RabatDL: Three J'cans through to women's 400mH final

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three Jamaicans are through to the women’s 400m hurdles final at the Rabat Diamond League set for later today, but, freshly minted national champion Rhonda Whyte failed to advance from her heat. Read More



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