Sport

Curry scores 39 to power Durant-less Warriors over Nets

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) – Stephen Curry scored a season-high 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out seven assists before fouling out Sunday as the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors won 118-111 at Brooklyn. Read More

FIFA bans three disgraced officials for life

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — FIFA's ethics committee on Tuesday slapped lifetime bans on three former world football executives who have all pleaded guilty to corruption charges in US courts. Read More

No regrets over hosting World Cup, says Qatar 2022 chief

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

DOHA, Qatar (AFP) — Qatar's most senior World Cup official said Monday there were no regrets in bidding for the 2022 tournament, despite the "abuse" he claims the country has received since being chosen as host. Read More

Another gold for Alia at FINA World Cup

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Alia Atkinson maintained her unbeaten streak in the 50-metre breaststroke by winning yet another gold for Jamaica on the final leg of the FINA World Cup in Singapore yesterday. Her time of 29.29 seconds is her second fastest for the year and she remains undefeated in... Read More

LIU pip Hartford in NCAA basketball classic

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, November, 20 2017    

Long Island University (LUI)- Brooklyn rebounded from Friday night's close loss to Miami of Ohio to hold off the University of Hartford 86-84 for their second win of the season, in Saturday's only game of the Jamaica Classic men's NCAA Division One basketball event at Montego Bay... Read More

CONCACAF's 'League of Nations' scores big with Caribbean stakeholders

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Monday, November, 20 2017    

So far, so good.Even without the finer details available, CONCACAF's all-nations league, to be contested by its 41 members, seems to be enjoying resounding approval across the confederation and particularly in the Caribbean subset. Read More

Portmore, MBU end in stalemate

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Last year's beaten finalists Portmore United and former champions Montego Bay United (MBU) were both left ruing missed chances as they battled to an entertaining goalless stalemate in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Prison Oval yesterday. Read More

Painful exit

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 20 2017    

Being technically efficient is par for the course with Kingston College given the quality squad they possess, and as such it will be hard to bet against them capturing the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup title this year. Read More

Herbert Morrison, Cornwall in another basketball clash

Monday, November, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and Cornwall College, both unbeaten in the Under-16 category, will meet at Cornwall College in a double-header in the second round of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball... Read More

Miller's return sparks Scorpions victory

Monday, November, 20 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Nikita Miller and Damion Jacobs produced further evidence that spin remains the undoing of Leeward Islands Hurricanes' batsmen, when they bowled Jamaica Scorpions to a 157-run victory in the Regional 4-Day Championship... Read More

Sampdoria stun Juventus; Inter win

Monday, November, 20 2017    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Sampdoria ran riot as Serie A champions Juventus lost both their cool and ground on leaders Napoli in the Italian title race on Sunday suffering a 3-2 setback in Genoa. Read More

PHOTO: PAINFUL EXIT

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Jamaica College player Tyreke Magee (left) is inconsolable as Assistant Manager Darren Virtue escorts him away after Saturday's ISSA/FLOW Super Cup semi-final against Kingston College at Sabina Park. Jamaica College thought they had found a last-ditch equaliser when Magee fired home a free kick,... Read More

Heart of a lion!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Members of the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) football team celebrate with supporters and representatives of sponsors after defeating Calabar High 6-5 on penalties in the semi-final of the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park in Kingston late Saturday. STETHS had earlier rallied from... Read More

Bolt enlisted to make Aussie cricketers 'explosive' runners

Monday, November, 20 2017    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Australia's cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. Read More

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

Monday, November, 20 2017    

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AFP) — Emotional tributes poured in for former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna after she died at the age of 49 following a long battle with cancer. Read More



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