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Technology improves officials, says retired Bucknor

Wednesday, June, 24 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Outstanding former Test umpire Steve Bucknor has endorsed the International Cricket Council's (ICC) use of technology in officiating, and has urged a rethink for those still in doubt. Read More

Dowrich, Chase set batting goals for England series

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

WEST INDIES wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich has set personal batting milestones as part of his overall plan to help the Caribbean side to its first Test series victory on English soil in 32 years. Read More

JFF TD Speid says COVID-19 brings new rules for football

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Rudolph Speid, technical director (TD) for the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), has advised schoolboy football coaches that they need to rethink their approach to preparing for this season, should they get the green light as they adjust to the COVID-19... Read More

Carifta triple jump champ Lotavia Brown wants to carry form to Unversity of Texas

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Pan American Under-20 and Carifta Games triple jump champion Lotavia Brown will continue her track and field career after accepting a scholarship to attend the University of Texas where she will join her Edwin Allen High teammate Kevona Davis. Read More

Victory Turn despite unruly moments gives apprentice Calvin Bailey his first winner

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Following apprentice rider Calvin Bailey's first career win aboard Victory Turn on Saturday (June 20), the young rider said that he has a lot more to offer in the saddle as he is yet to demonstrate his true potential. Read More

Lead the way!

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies Coach Phil Simmons said his batsmen must hit the ground running in England to give their impressive pace attack totals to defend. Read More

Racing news for Saturday, June 20

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Crawford, Bailey combine to win the first race after break benefits from change of equipment Read More

Owners pay the bills; none are successful – Clifford Bryan

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Racehorse owner Clifford Bryan believes that in horse racing, no matter how many races and big purses an owner wins, in the end, owners are still losing. Read More

The new normal for horse racing

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Much to the delight of racing professionals and punters, horse racing returned to Caymanas Park on Saturday last (June 20) after an agonising three-month break due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. Read More

'Bolt ' - The Upsetter

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

Horse racing returned to Caymanas Park on Saturday last [June 20] with an engaging 11-race programme, which attracted 140 starters. Read More

'White lives matter', reads banner flown over stadium at start of City vs Burnley

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — The start to Manchester City's Premier League match against Burnley yesterday was marred by a plane flying overhead pulling a banner reading “White lives matter Burnley”. Read More

Jockey Frankie Dettori equals Pat Eddery's number of wins at Royal Ascot

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

ROYAL ASCOT, UK — Palace Pier stayed best to win the St James' Palace on Saturday last (June 20) under a flying Frankie Dettori, as Pinatubo had to settle for second. Read More

AC Milan down Lecce to keep European push on track

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — AC Milan shrugged off the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sweep past Lecce 4-1 and keep their bid for European football next season alive yesterday, as 10-man Fiorentina were held 1-1 by basement club Brescia. Read More

Japan to let 5,000 fans attend baseball, football games

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — Up to 5,000 fans will be able to attend Japanese football and baseball games from July 10, officials said yesterday as the sports inch towards normality after coronavirus suspensions. Read More

New York-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes

Tuesday, June, 23 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — Eerily empty grandstands. Masked jockeys. Shuttered betting windows.For Tiz the Law trainer Barclay Tagg, no finer way to round out a career Triple Crown. Read More



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