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Ronaldinho tests positive for COVID-19

Monday, October, 26 2020    

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said yesterday he had contracted novel coronavirus but had no symptoms. Read More

Stokes ton keeps Royals in hunt for IPL play-offs, Chennai out

Monday, October, 26 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — England's Ben Stokes smashed an unbeaten 107 to keep Rajasthan Royals in the chase for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs after their eight-wicket win over holders Mumbai Indians yesterday. Read More

Matthews opens Big Bash with first-ball duck

Monday, October, 26 2020    

SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Hayley Matthews made a wretched start to the Women's Big Bash League season when she was dismissed for a first-ball “duck” as her Hobart Hurricanes went down by eight wickets to Adelaide Strikers here... Read More

Ancelotti slams 'joke' red card as Saints end Everton's unbeaten start

Monday, October, 26 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Everton Coach Carlo Ancelotti slammed referee Kevin Friend's “joke” decision to send off Lucas Digne as the Premier League leaders' unbeaten start to the season ended in a 2-0 defeat against Southampton yesterday before... Read More

It's up to you

Monday, October, 26 2020    

JAMAICA'S former National Coach Junior Bennett is urging batsman Nicholas Pooran and other West Indies Test aspirants to play first-class cricket to underline their interest in the longest format. Read More

Djokovic eyes 'amazing' Sampras year-end world number one record in Vienna

Monday, October, 26 2020    

Vienna, Austria (AFP) — Novak Djokovic said it will be “amazing” to equal childhood idol Pete Sampras's all-time record of ending the year as world number one on six occasions. Read More

Verstappen vows to race past 40th birthday to match Hamilton

Monday, October, 26 2020    

PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Max Verstappen said he will race on beyond his 40th birthday in a bid to match Lewis Hamilton's records after finishing third behind him in yesterday's Portuguese Grand Prix. Read More

Hamilton usurps Schumacher with record 92nd F1 win in Portugal

Monday, October, 26 2020    

PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton became Formula One's record all-time race-winner yesterday when he claimed his 92nd victory at the Portuguese Grand Prix to pass Michael Schumacher at the top of the list. Read More

Hoffenheim's Geiger ends three-year goal drought in Bremen draw

Monday, October, 26 2020    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Hoffenheim midfielder Dennis Geiger scored his first Bundesliga goal in three years to secure his team a 1-1 draw away to Werder Bremen yesterday. Read More

Hamilton in dreamland after record-breaking triumph

Monday, October, 26 2020    

PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton said he was in dreamland yesterday after powering to victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix to become Formula One's record all-time race winner. Read More

Cricket South Africa board members resign as deadline looms

Monday, October, 26 2020    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Acting President Beresford Williams and five other Cricket South Africa (CSA) board members resigned yesterday, two days ahead of a deadline threatening intervention from the country's sports minister. Read More

Calabar middle-distance specialist hoping for the best in the worst of times

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

The uncertainty surrounding Champs 2021 has left Calabar High star Keveroy Venson in a quandary — to train hard or not. Read More

God, right on time!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Since making her debut for Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz at the Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifiers in February, Gabrielle Farrell patiently and prudently primed herself for a possible signing to the professional ranks. Read More

'I am disappointed!'

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Nicque “Powa” Daley admits that he was letdown that his team Charleston Battery fell short in their quest to be champions of the United Soccer League (USL) Championship Eastern Conference. Read More

Toona Ciliata powers home to win Viceroy Trophy

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Toona Ciliata, under heavy-duty handling from jockey Dane “Warrior Chief” Nelson in deep stretch, powered home strongly to beat rivals in the $1.5 million running of The Viceroy Trophy feature at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More



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