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Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Madrid , Spain (AFP) — Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro (US$2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal. Read More

Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Stockholm , Sweden (AFP) — Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week's Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in yesterday's Europa League final.A night... Read More

Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers battled to a 112-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday to move within one game of a place in the NBA Finals. Read More

Windies Women start World Cup preparation with team bonding camp

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Members of the West Indies Women's team heading to the ICC Women's World Cup in the United Kingdom will assemble for a brief camp, starting on Friday in Barbados.Head coach Vasbert Drakes, in a release said the focus of the camp will... Read More

Felix, Farah head star-studded Prefontaine Classic

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – British distance running king Mo Farah and US golden girl Allyson Felix headline a star-studded field as the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic gets under way in Eugene on Friday with the World Championships looming on the horizon. Read More

Perfect Neighbour romps home

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

Perfect Neighbour demonstrated that he is still a force, especially going long, when he defeated rivals to win the $1.15 million Mark My Word Trophy feature at Caymanas Park yesterday.Owned by Alfred Lee and... Read More

Salt Marsh draw first blood

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

Salt Marsh United took one step towards qualifying for the finals of the Trelawny Football Association's National Rums of Jamaica/ Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League after upsetting Coopers Pen 1-0 in the first-leg semi-final played in rainy conditions on... Read More

Contender Boxing clash

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

The eighth fight in the Wray & Nephew Contender Series is set for tonight at the auditorium Chinese Benevolent Association with Team Jamaica's Ramel Lewis (left) battling Team Canada's Ryan Young. Read More

Correction

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

In yesterday's edition of the Daily Observer under the headline 'Hyde seeks', it was reported that Jaheel Hyde had run a new personal best 48.70 seconds while placing second in the men's 400m hurdles event at the 14th Jamaica International... Read More

Improving Chambers targets Racers Grand Prix

BY PAUL REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

A stronger self-belief and less fear of her opponents has led to a breakthrough season for quarter-miler Verone Chambers. She has put herself in the conversation in what is a competitive Jamaican women's 400-metre event and admitted that getting over her “respect”... Read More

Photo: Bajan shocker!

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

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Ball in Darren Bravo's court, says selector Browne

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – With the critical tour of England looming, Chief Selector Courtney Browne has said there is still no timetable for Darren Bravo's return to the West Indies side.In fact, Browne told the Massy United Insurance... Read More

Mourinho bets the house on Europa League glory

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Though he denies it, Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho has gambled the club's season on the outcome of today's Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.Having missed out on Champions League... Read More

Koscielny's FA Cup final ban upheld

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny will miss this weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea, it was confirmed yesterday, after his appeal against a three-match ban was dismissed by the Football Association.The... Read More

Curry, Durant shine as Warriors sweep into NBA Finals

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the way as the Golden State Warriors sealed a clean sweep of the San Antonio Spurs to reach their third- consecutive NBA Finals berth on Monday.Curry scored 36 points... Read More



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