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MY ELLE BELLE – Getting her act together on local soil

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 22 2018    

Slowly but surely the Spencer Chung-trained, American-bred filly My Elle Belle is sinking her hoofs deeper and deeper into the racing sand of Jamaica. Read More

Sotomayor can reach the top class – jockey Linton Steadman

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 22 2018    

Following Sotomayor's (the 2016 champion Two-Year-Old) emphatic win in the Valbert Marlowe Memorial Cup feature on Saturday, winning jockey Linton Steadman believes the Derby runner-up of last year can make it to the top level. Read More

Hierro relieved Spain survived tough Iran test

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

Rostov-On-Don , Russia (AFP) — Spain Coach Fernando Hierro admitted his team had been on the ropes before a lucky Diego Costa goal handed them their first win of the World Cup yesterday as dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset. Read More

Argentina rally behind Messi ahead of key Croatia clash

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Argentina are rallying around Captain Lionel Messi as the South American giants prepare for their crucial Group D clash with Croatia here today. Read More

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) — With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru today. Read More

Suarez sends Uruguay into last 16 with hosts Russia

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) — Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia yesterday as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don. Read More

Windies hope night time is right time to win back fans

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — West Indies join the day-night Test match revolution on Saturday, hoping the innovation will win back legions of fans who have turned their backs on the under-performing Caribbean side. Read More

Argentina coach asks for 'forgiveness' as hopes fade

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Jorge Sampaoli begged for forgiveness from Argentina's fans today after a 3-0 drubbing by Croatia left Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams hanging by a thread. Read More

#WC2018: Messi's Argentina lose 0-3 to Croatia

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Lionel Messi's World Cup hopes hung by a thread today after Argentina were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds.Argentina knew they had to win in Nizhny Novgorod... Read More

O’Hara out of Mens’ 100m at Trials

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —  Former Calabar High School star Michael O’Hara now at Racers Track Club, continues to struggle as he failed to advance from the preliminary round of the Mens’ 100m at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative (JAAA) Supreme Ventures... Read More

#WC2018: Croatia taking it to Argentina but 0-0 at half

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Argentina has missed chances and is 0-0 with Croatia at halftime at the World Cup. Read More

Cocaine-soaked Colombia jerseys intercepted

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Authorities at Bogota's international airport have found 14 replica World Cup jerseys of Colombia's national team soaked with a total of 11 pounds (5 kilograms) of cocaine. Read More

Argentine banned from World Cup for sexist video

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — An Argentina fan has been banned from attending World Cup matches after posting a sexist video in which he encouraged a Russian woman to say offensive things in Spanish. Read More

#WC2018: Mbappe makes history as France battle into last 16

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) — Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goal scorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit. Read More

Migrants using World Cup Fan IDs to try to enter EU

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — A small number of migrants have used Russia's World Cup ticketing system that allows visa-free travel for foreign fans to try to enter the European Union illegally, with neighbouring Belarus and Finland reporting cases. Read More



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