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Belgium brace for Tunisia attack with one eye on England

Saturday, June, 23 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Belgium c oach Roberto Martinez revealed yesterday he has been keeping one eye on next week's blockbuster clash with England in the lead-up to the Red Devils' Group G match against Tunisia today. Read More

Loew backs under-fire stars as Germany face World Cup crunch match

Saturday, June, 23 2018    

SOCHI, Russia (AFP) — Germany c oach Joachim Loew says he retains faith in his underperforming stars as the defending champions prepare for their pivotal World Cup clash against Sweden today. Read More

I can win Musa vs Messi duel, declares Nigeria's goal hero

Saturday, June, 23 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Deadly Ahmed Musa struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 yesterday and then promised to do the same to Lionel Messi's Argentina in Tuesday's Group D showdown. Read More

Triple jumper Scott cops first national title at 'Trials'

Friday, June, 22 2018    

Former Campion College standout Jordon Scott won his first triple jump national title, while Orlando Thomas captured the men's javelin at the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships yesterday. Read More

XLCR toast of the town at awards function

Friday, June, 22 2018    

After returning to the pinnacle of the ISSA/Locker-room Sports Girls Football Competition last year, Excelsior High were once again the toast of the awards ceremony following their successful defence of their title in the recently concluded season. Read More

Junior Trials move into high gear today

Friday, June, 22 2018    

After a slow start yesterday, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Junior Championships will swing into action today with a full day of action with 24 finals down to be contested. Read More

Boom Jamaica Derby contenders put in second-to-last gallops by their trainers over last weekend

BY OBSERVER WRITER | Friday, June, 22 2018    

The days are lessening. The anxiety is high. The mood is getting electric and the connections are busy trying to put the finishing touches on their horses as the June 30 Boom Jamaica Derby gets closer and closer. Read More

A bumpy but winning 'Flight'

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 22 2018    

The Michael Bernard-bred and -owned precocious three-year-old filly Nuclear Flight made it two wins from two starts with a plucky run after a poor start in an age group, non-winners of two call at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

Windies ready for historic day/night Test

Friday, June, 22 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Speedster Shannon Gabriel could prove to be a key factor on a “green” and bowler friendly-looking pitch at Kensington Oval, as West Indies chase a rare series win in the historic day/night third and final Test which bowls off here Saturday. Read More

Sri Lanka captain Chandimal loses ball-tampering appeal

Friday, June, 22 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal today lost his appeal over a ball-tampering charge and will miss his team's third and final Test against the West Indies which starts Saturday. Read More

#WC2018: Last gasp Shaqiri seals Swiss win over Serbia

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AFP) — A last-minute Xherdan Shaqiri breakaway goal handed Switzerland victory today as they came from behind to defeat Serbia 2-1 in Kaliningrad.  Read More

#WC2018: Serbia lead Switzerland 1-0 at halftime

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Aleksandar Mitrociv's 13th goal in his last 15 internationals has given Serbia a 1-0 lead at half time of its World Cup match against Switzerland. Read More

#WC2018: Battling Swiss unchanged for Serbia showdown

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic named an unchanged side for Friday's Group E match against Serbia after his side earned a creditable draw with five-time winners Brazil in their World Cup opener. Read More

#WC2018: Nigeria beat Iceland to lift Argentina hopes of reaching last 16

Friday, June, 22 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Nigeria moved to within one win of the World Cup last 16 as Ahmed Musa scored twice in a dramatic second half to secure a 2-0 victory over Iceland in Volgograd on Friday. Read More

Hope, Taylor take top cricket awards

Friday, June, 22 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Stylish batsman Shai Hope swept three awards including Cricketer-of-the-Year, headlining the Cricket West Indies/WIPA Awards Ceremony staged in Barbados on Wednesday night. Read More



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