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#WC2018: All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Friday, June, 22 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards last 16

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Philippe Coutinho and Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance. Read More

'I'm just a naughty boy living my dream' — Sterling

Friday, June, 22 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England forward Raheem Sterling says he ignores the criticism of him in the British tabloid press, insisting he prefers to enjoy how he has risen from humble beginnings to play at the World Cup. Read More

#WC2018: Costa Rica hold Brazil 0-0 at halftime

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Brazil and Costa Rica were locked at 0-0 at halftime in their second group game at the World Cup. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil vs Costa Rica starting line-ups

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Neymar started Brazil's crunch World Cup clash with Costa Rica on Friday as coach Tite kept faith in the side that started a disappointing 1-1 draw to open their campaign against Switzerland. Read More

#WC2018: Spotlight on Neymar as Brazil aim to find form

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Neymar's fitness will be under the microscope on Friday as Brazil try to kick-start their World Cup campaign, anxious to avoid the same fate as a shambolic Argentina and the under-performing Lionel Messi. Read More

Jamaica hunt win number two in Women's Super50 Champs

Friday, June, 22 2018    

Jamaica will go in search of win number two in the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Super50 Championship when they oppose Windward Islands today at Kensington Park.The game is scheduled to begin 9:30 am. Read More

JUTC power into quarter-finals of domino tourney

Friday, June, 22 2018    

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) booked their place in the quarter-finals of the 2018 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston & St Andrew Region/Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Business House Division One League. Read More

Where on earth was Messi?

Friday, June, 22 2018    

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here yesterday. Read More

French fare Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Friday, June, 22 2018    

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

Serbia take on Switzerland with Brazil looming

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Serbia will attempt to wrap up qualification to the World Cup knockout rounds toiday as they take on a Switzerland team brimming with confidence after grabbing a draw with Brazil. Read More

Jockeys not really on the Derby hustle this year

Friday, June, 22 2018    

 The customary merry-go-round by the jockeys in securing rides, especially competitive rides in the Derby, is noticeably weak this year as all the principal runners have secured their riders for the June 30, Boom Jamaica Derby. Read More

Groom 'Bravo' remembers the Derby win by The Viceroy

Friday, June, 22 2018    

For the 59 years of racing at Caymanas Park, some outstanding thoroughbreds have galloped their way into the history books and the hearts of many racing and non-racing fans. Read More

Iceland will feel the heat in Volgograd — Nigeria coach Rohr

Friday, June, 22 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says that his side are looking to turn up the heat on Iceland in a sweltering Volgograd today as they bid to keep their World Cup campaign alive. Read More

Finally some 'Sparkle' after a change of equipment

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

After four previous runs which ended with three second-place finishes, Super Sparkle finally got up in time to beat local-bred Dee Danger in a Restricted Allowance event going the minimum trip on the round course — five furlongs (1,000m). Read More



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