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MVP's Nelson completes sprint double at Junior Champs

Monday, June, 24 2019    

Kemba Nelson of MVP Track Club continued her outstanding performance at the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Junior Championships as she completed the girls Under-20 sprint double yesterday after winning the 200m gold in a personal best 23.57 seconds... Read More

Elaine on fire

Monday, June, 24 2019    

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson ran a blistering world-leading 22.00 (-0.2 mps), while Rasheed Dwyer outbattled Yohan Blake in 20.23 and were crowned 200m champions at the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships at the National Stadium last... Read More

Bailey to have precautionary CT scan on right foot

Monday, June, 24 2019    

LOS ANGELES, California — Reggae Boy Leon Bailey was scheduled to undergo a CT scan on his right foot yesterday, after suffering a sprain of the Liscfranc joint late in last Friday's game against El Salvador inside BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas. Read More

Brathwaite reflects on the ball that could have changed the game

Sanjay Myers @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Monday, June, 24 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — For West Indies supporters, the inquest will continue for some time after Saturday's drama-filled, five-run loss to New Zealand in a contest widely considered the best of the 2019 ICC World Cup so far. Read More

Du Plessis blasts 'mediocre' South Africa after World Cup exit

Monday, June, 24 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Faf du Plessis admitted South Africa's limp World Cup exit was embarrassing, as the furious captain branded his under performing team “mediocre” and challenged them to take responsibility for their disastrous showing. Read More

Argentina, Uruguay, Peru through to Copa America quarter-finals

Monday, June, 24 2019    

PORTO ALEGRO, Brazil (AFP) - An early goal by Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero's late second gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar yesterday that qualified them for the Copa America quarter-finals. Read More

Injured Russell sidelined for remainder of Cricket World Cup

Monday, June, 24 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has been sidelined for the remainder of Cricket World Cup with a knee injury. Read More

'It was not the result I wanted!’

IAN BURNETT SPORT EDITOR AT THE CONCACAF GOLD CUP In The USA | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

HOUSTON, Texas — Reggae Boyz Head Coach Theodore Whitmore believes that his charges missed a grand opportunity to wrap up qualification to the knockout round of the ongoing Concacaf Gold Cup tournament following their 0-0 result with El Salvador inside BBVA Stadium on Friday... Read More

Flying high

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Friday's day two of the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Athletics Championships saw one of the most exciting 100m women's finals in years. Read More

Smikle hands Dacres rare home defeat to claim National title

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Sportsman of the-Year and world leader Fedrick Dacres suffered a rare defeat at home in the discus, while Danniel Thomas-Dodd retained her shot put title on day three of the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships yesterday. Read More

'I am always getting better'

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Yohan Blake is the Jamaican national 100m champion once again.The 2011 World Champion sauntered to 9.96s to win the final event on day two of the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Athletics Championships Friday night. Read More

Boyz skipper admits El Salvadorans were tough to break down

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

HOUSTON, Texas — Reggae Boyz Captain Andre Blake believes that his side found it difficult to break down El Salvador's defensive strategy for much of the game which ended 0-0 inside BBVA Stadium here on Friday evening. Read More

Brathwaite ton in vain as New Zealand win Windies thriller

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Carlos Brathwaite hit a stunning century, but just fell short of leading the West Indies to a remarkable victory as New Zealand won a World Cup thriller by five runs yesterday. Read More

Holder highlights Brathwaite's knock as centrepiece in match of 'many positives'

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — It was not the fairy tale ending the West Indies had three years ago in Kolkata, but Carlos Brathwaite did his sensational best to replicate it before he was last man out for an 82-ball 101 in the five-run loss to New Zealand yesterday. Read More

Norway dump Australia out of women's World Cup

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

NICE, France (AFP) — Sam Kerr was one of two Australian players to miss a penalty as Norway beat the Matildas 4-1 in a shoot-out following an engrossing 1-1 draw yesterday to reach the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup. Read More



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