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BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Like most of the world did during last year's Fifa Women's World Cup in France, David Gough watched Jamaica's Reggae Girlz in action with increased admiration of their historic achievement. Read More

Jamaican sports to receive proper therapy

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Sports massage therapy and sports massage therapists have in recent times become a central part of sports and sports teams in Jamaica. Read More

Matthew Grant is top performer at Sandals Foundation Junior Golf Series

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

The fourth match in the Sandals Foundation Junior Golf Series was played on Sunday at Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine, with Matthew Grant posting the best score of all the young golfers. Read More

Couples Ocho Rios Charity Golf tourney raises $1.8m for school computer lab

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

The team of Raymond Rhudd and Nick Tassone won the Couples Ocho Rios Charity Golf Tournament with a net score of 60, while the pair of Zandre Roye and Oshane Haye was top with the gross score of 62. Read More

Farah happy to have doping samples retested

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Former Olympic champion Mo Farah said yesterday he is happy for his old doping samples to be retested at any time. Read More

Russia, heat cloud Tokyo 2020 Olympics with six months to go

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Tokyo , Japan (AFP) — Uncertainty over Russia's participation for the third-consecutive Olympics and concerns over the heat hang heavy over Tokyo 2020 preparations, with only six months until the opening ceremony. Read More

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Melbourne , Australia (AFP) — Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open yesterday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low. Read More

Tendulkar, Walsh to coach Aussie bush fire relief match

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh will coach star-studded teams in a charity match to raise funds for victims of Australia's bush fires, organisers said yesterday. Read More

Lakers' James 'blessed' to have chance to watch son Bronny play

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Basketball's “James Gang” was 0-for-2 on Monday, but Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James was pleased to have a chance to see his son Bronny play in a high school game in Massachusetts, even if he didn't... Read More

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Sixers dominant

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics handed what LeBron James called a “butt-whipping” to his Los Angeles Lakers in their worst defeat of the NBA season on Monday, routing the Western Conference leaders 139-107. Read More

Francis salutes Sunshine Girls on South Africa win

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

With one tick in the win column for the Vitality Netball Nations Cup so far, Sunshine Girls Head Coach Connie Francis believes with continued commitment her team will remain formidable for the duration of the tournament. Read More

Tivoli train rumbles on with 1-0 win over UWI

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

Tivoli Gardens continued their push for a spot in the play-offs of the Red Stripe Premier League with a 1-0 win over the UWI FC at Edward Seaga Sports Complex on Sunday. Read More

Fitness, discipline key to Tivoli resurgence, says Coach Williams

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

The hunt is now on in earnest for play-off places in the Red Stripe Premier League, and former champions Tivoli Gardens FC have thrown their hat in the ring for a chance to play on beyond the regular season. Read More

Volcanoes Coach Richardson regrets enforcing follow-on in Scorpions draw

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

WHILE praising the standard of the pitch that facilitated a high-quality contest, Windward Islands Volcanoes Head Coach Andrew Richardson conceded that they might have erred in opting to enforce the follow-on against Jamaica Scorpions. Read More

Female lacrosse Coach Morrison shaking things up at traditional Jamaica College

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

For the first time in 53 years a Jamaica College (JC) sporting team is being coached by a female, and Monique Morrison would create history if she succeeds in guiding the lacrosse team to championship glory. Read More


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