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England unchanged for third Ashes Test as Anderson continues recovery

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England named an unchanged squad yesterday for this week's third Test against Australia at Headingley. Read More

Heats draw first blood in best-of-three Howard McCatty Community Basketball finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, August, 19 2019    

First-time finalist Exed Heats staved off a late final-quarter attack from Spanish Town Spartans to win game one 68-63 and take a 1-0 lead, in their best-of-three Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/National Integrity Action (NIA) Howard McCatty Community Basketball Championship finals... Read More

Bravo falls cheaply, Hodge hits fifty as India dominate

Monday, August, 19 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Left-hander Darren Bravo's form remained a worry after he failed against India here yesterday as West Indies 'A' suffered a batting collapse on the penultimate day of their three-day match at Coolidge Cricket Ground. Read More

Holy Trinity, Vauxhall to contest Insports Challenge Cup final

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, August, 19 2019    

Holy Trinity High and Vauxhall High are set to contest the final of the Insports Preseason Challenge Cup after both registered 1-0 scorelines over St Catherine High and Hydel High in their respective semi-final encounters at Owen Palmer Community Centre on... Read More

Semi-final spots to be decided in St James FA Sandals U-20 tourney today

Monday, August, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The semi-final pairings in the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Under-20 competition will be decided today when Bogue FC take on Norwood Strikers at West Green starting at 3:00 pm. Read More

McLeod rebounds

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 19 2019    

Jamaica's defending World and Olympic champion Omar McLeod, who has struggled at times this season, declared that he will not be giving up his IAAF World Championships title without a fight, after winning the 110-metre hurdles at the Muller Grand Prix at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham,... Read More

Lampard's Chelsea homecoming ruined as Leicester earns draw

BY STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Monday, August, 19 2019    

Frank Lampard climbed the steps in the tunnel and emerged to rapturous applause from Chelsea fans, a flame display and a giant banner at one end of Stamford Bridge that read “Welcome Home Super Frank.” Read More

Lucas crash out of Kingston Wharves Under-15 Cricket

Monday, August, 19 2019    

Defending champion Lucas crashed out of contention for a place in the quarter-finals of the Kingston Wharves Under-15 Cricket Competition when rain prevented play last Friday in their must-win match against Kensington Cricket Club. Read More

Concussion substitute Labuschagne stars as Australia draw second Ashes Test

Monday, August, 19 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Marnus Labuschagne made history as international cricket's first concussion substitute before his valuable fifty helped Australia draw the second Ashes Test against England at Lord's yesterday. Read More

Archer's 'heart skipped a beat' after ball hit Smith's neck

Monday, August, 19 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — England fast bowler Jofra Archer insisted he had no intention to hit Australia's Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test, saying “everyone's heart skipped a beat” after he felled the star batsman with a fearsome bouncer... Read More

Captain Karunaratne's ton leads Sri Lanka to New Zealand Test win

Monday, August, 19 2019    

Galle , Sri Lanka (AFP) — Captain Dimuth Karunaratne scored 122 as Sri Lanka chased down 268 for the loss of just four wickets to win the first Test against New Zealand at Galle yesterday and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. Read More

Williams, Shelly lead chase at Birmingham Diamond League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

A number of top-class fields headlined by mouth-watering line-ups in the women's 100m hurdles and 200m sprint will be on show today at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in England where 15 Jamaicans are down to particpate. Read More

Super Star, Esher cross swords for Hanover Major League title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — The fourth and final qualifier for the Western Confederation Super League will be decided today when Super Star FC and Esher United meet in the final of the Hanover Football Association/Conserve IT Ltd Major League at Watson-Taylor Park in Lucea starting at 3:00... Read More

Taylor returns to form with win at low-key Belgium meet

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

Christopher Taylor continued his return to form, after being sidelined with injuries for most of the season, ran a season's best 45.62 seconds to win the 400m at a low-key meet, Meeting voor Mon Leuven, a part of the Flanders Cup series in Belgium yesterday. Read More

Jamaican Flemmings helps keep Phoenix top in USL

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — Jamaican Junior Flemmings netted his 10th goal of the season as Phoenix Rising thumped Reno 1868 FC in a top of the table clash to stretch their lead atop the Western Conference in the United Soccer League on Friday night. Read More



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