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Jamaicans Gayle, Russell 'icons' in Afghan league

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies superstars Chris Gayle and Andre Russell have been drafted as 'icons' for their respective franchises in the Afghanistan Premier League which bowls off next month. Read More

Russell sizzles in Continental Cup 400m hurdles

PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 10 2018    

Commonwealth Games champion Janieve Russell was Jamaica's lone individual event winner on yesterday's second and final day of the IAAF Continental Cup competition after she produced a brilliant run from lane one to win the women's 400-metre hurdles at the Mestsky Stadium in Ostrava,... Read More

Titchfield blank Happy Grove 2-0 in daCosta Cup opener

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Titchfield High opened their Inter-secondary Schools Sports (ISSA)/Wata daCosta Cup campaign with a 2-0 beating of Happy Grove High at Carder Park on Saturday. Read More

KC, STGC among former champions in action today

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 10 2018    

North Street giants Kingston College (KC) and St George's College along with last year's runners-up St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS), bow into action as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup continues today with 14 games across five groups. Read More

Title-holders Rusea's open with win

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, September, 10 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Assistant c oach Dwayne Ambusley was pleased with most of what he saw as Rusea's High made a winning start to the defence of their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football title with a big 4-0 win over Green Island High in the... Read More

PHOTO: Classy Fabian

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Vere Technical High past student and St Elizabeth native Fabian Allen turned in a breathtaking performance to help his team, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, to victory over the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 cricket tournament last week. Read More

Powell, Taylor hand Tallawahs winning climax

Monday, September, 10 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 batting star Rovman Powell struck his third half-century in four innings as Jamaica Tallawahs wrapped up their preliminary round campaign in the Caribbean Premier League with a dominant, eight-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon... Read More

PHOTO: Easy street

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Jamaica's Owayne Gordon (left) releases a stinging effort at goal as teammate Cory Burke looks on during the Concacaf Nations League match against Cayman Islands inside the National Stadium yesterday. Jamaica won 4-0. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

Photo: Easy street

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Jamaica's Owayne Gordon (left) releases a stinging effort at goal as teammate Cory Burke looks on during the Concacaf Nations League match against Cayman Islands inside the National Stadium yesterday. Jamaica won 4-0. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

Cook holds firm in farewell Test

Monday, September, 10 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Alastair Cook's typically grinding effort of 46 not out, in his final Test innings before international retirement, left England in a strong position in the fifth Test against India at the Oval yesterday. Read More

Giroud gets winner as France celebrate World Cup homecoming

Monday, September, 10 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — France finally celebrated winning the World Cup with their home fans yesterday after Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud both scored in a 2-1 win over the Netherlands in Paris. Read More

Lara, Lloyd back Windies

Monday, September, 10 2018    

NEW YORK, United States — West Indies legends Brian Lara and Clive Lloyd are backing the West Indies women to defend their ICC Women's World T20 title when the competition bowls off in the Caribbean on November 9. Read More

Did angry Serena Williams overstep the mark?

Monday, September, 10 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Serena Williams absorbed a $17,000 fine in the wake of her tumultuous US Open final loss to Naomi Osaka on Sunday as debate raged over whether the code violations that sparked her angry outbursts were sexist. Read More

Jamaica open CONCACAF Nations League with 4-0 win over Cayman Islands

Monday, September, 10 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica opened their qualifying phase of the CONCACAF Nations League with a comfortable 4-0 win over an over-matched Cayman Islands inside the National Stadium on Sunday.  Read More

Fuelled by family values

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

Trudi Carter had to become a professional football player.Failure to do so would have left her feeling that she had let down her family, friends, and even the Arnett Gardens community; but above all, herself. Read More



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