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USA basketball face questions after World Cup flop

Friday, September, 13 2019    

BEIJING, China (AFP) — Deprived of the likes of LeBron James and thrown together at the last minute, a young United States team always looked vulnerable at the Basketball World Cup — and so it proved. Read More

European Club football returns after international break

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, September, 13 2019    

After Portugal's 34-year-old star, Cristiano Ronaldo, hit his eighth international hat-trick to take his tally for his country to 93 goals, further cementing his position as Europe's all-time leading international scorer, club football returns with some tasty match-ups this... Read More

NBA star James backs bill to let college athletes earn endorsement money

Friday, September, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA superstar LeBron James took aim at the NCAA Wednesday, after the powerful governing body of US collegiate sports warned California's governor against legislation that would allow student athletes to be paid for the use of their name or... Read More

Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse

Friday, September, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jos Buttler saved England's blushes yesterday, counter-attacking against Australia to lift his side to 271-8 after they collapsed on the opening day of the fifth Ashes Test. Read More

2019 NFL WEEK 2: Blistering start to new season

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, September, 13 2019    

It has only been the first week of the NFL regular season but already we have seen blowouts, classic comebacks (including a drawn game), records being set and the reigning champions, New England Patriots resuming exactly where they left off at Super Bowl LIII. Read More

Tallawahs hunt first win against Zouks in first of five home games at Sabina Park

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

With two losses from as many games in this the seventh edition of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Jamaica Tallawahs will be hoping to turn their fortunes around against St Lucia Zouks in the first of five games on home soil at Sabina Park today. Read More

Vere, Waterhouse hunt second wins in rescheduled RSPL fixture

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

With one win already in the bag, last year's beaten finalists Waterhouse FC and promoted team Vere United will be aiming to secure a second on the trot when they square off in a rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest at Drewsland stadium today. Read More

Records tumble as Patriots stun Tallawahs despite Gayle's hundred

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Veteran Chris Gayle slammed his 22nd Twenty20 hundred, but Evin Lewis unleashed the fastest-ever half-century in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) history, as St Kitts and Patriots completed the highest-ever run chase in franchise cricket, to stun Jamaica... Read More

Azar promotes certification upgrade for tennis coaches

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

WHILE Tennis Jamaica moves to improve the standard of the sport in the country, recently elected President John Azar says boosting the training of coaches is high on the agenda. Read More

Uncle Frank upsets to take St Cecelia Cup

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Despite a three-timer by trainer Patrick Lynch, it was the Wayne DaCosta conditioned Uncle Frank who stole the spotlight on the 11-race card after an inspiring victory in the 6th running of the $1.15-million Saint Cecelia Cup feature at Caymanas Park yesterday.After... Read More

Briana's in!

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Teenaged sprint sensation Briana Williams was provisionally named to Jamaica's World Championships squad despite her anti-doping case being set to take place September 23-25, ending just two days before the start of the global event in Doha, Qatar. Read More

Frome, Manning's make it two-straight

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

FROME, Westmoreland — Former champions Frome Technical and Manning's School extended their winning starts to the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup competition with contrasting wins, while Belmont High scored their first-ever win in the competition after blanking former champions Godfrey... Read More

Holy Trinity slam Clan Carthy 8-1 to start Manning Cup campaign

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Despite losing start striker Phillon Lawrence to the “transfer market”, Holy Trinity High started their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup season with a bang when they put an 8-1 pasting on Clan Carthy High at Winchester Park on Tuesday. Read More

Selection changes aimed at 'best possible outcomes' — Skerritt

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) has overhauled its selection system to feature team-specific panels, selection analysts, and a new policy aimed at creating transparency and efficiency in the process. Read More

Schutt, Healy ensure Windies whitewash

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — Fast bowler Megan Schutt's final-over hat-trick coupled with opener Alyssa Healy's dashing half-century underlined another dominant Australia performance as West Indies slumped to an eight-wicket defeat and a 3-0 whitewash in their ICC Women's... Read More



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