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Best wishes as KC's Ugandan 'super athlete' Rodgers takes up US scholarship

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

Kingston College (KC) principal Dave Myrie heaped praises on the Ugandan long-distance star Aryamanya Rodgers who has left an indelible mark on the school and the wider Jamaica as the latter embarks on a full athletics scholarship to Grambling State University in... Read More

England-West Indies Test dedicated to Strauss charity

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — The third Test between England and the West Indies will be dedicated to the work of the Ruth Strauss Foundation, which raises money for families facing the death of a parent from cancer. Read More

Balding bids to add another Derby fairytale to family story

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Trainer Andrew Balding grew up surrounded by memorabilia of his father Ian's 1971 Epsom Derby champion Mill Reef , and today he hopes Kameko will emulate him in winning the... Read More

Dettori out to deny O'Brien making Derby history

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — The Epsom Derby and Oaks will be run on the same day for the first time in history today after being postponed from June due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Russia says World Athletics freeze is a blow to athletes

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — The president of Russia's track and field federation said yesterday it is “catastrophic” to suspend Russian athletes' applications to compete over a US$5 million unpaid fine for breaking anti-doping rules. Read More

Rodgers has faith in Vardy despite goal drought

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Leicester M anager Brendan Rodgers says he... Read More

Hamilton on top in Austria despite protest over his Mercedes

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

SPIELBERG, Austria (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton began his quest for a record-equalling seventh world title by topping the times yesterday as Formula One roared back with a full day's practice and an official technical protest of his Mercedes car at the belated season-opening Austrian... Read More

Kenyan athlete faces jail for forging medical documents

Saturday, July, 4 2020    

Nairobi, Kenya (AFP) — Kenyan marathon runner Florence Jepkosgei Chepsoi is facing a jail term for presenting false medical documents to support her case against doping, the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) said on Thursday. Read More

ICC, CWI, JCA, WIPA among flood of tributes for Sir Everton

Friday, July, 3 2020    

The International Cricket Council (ICC) was among those paying tribute following the death of iconic former West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes in his native Barbados on Wednesday.He was 95. Read More

Sweet taste of beating Mexico in Gold Cup semis lingers, says Lowe

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Friday, July, 3 2020    

Jamaica defender Damion Lowe has had many memorable moments as an international footballer in a first-class career that has spanned some nine years. Read More

England to wear 'Black Lives Matter' logo for West Indies series

Friday, July, 3 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England will join the West Indies in wearing “Black Lives Matter” logos on their shirts during their three-match Test series, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced yesterday. Read More

'Fit and ready' Gabriel makes cut for Windies Test squad

Friday, July, 3 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Shannon Gabriel's prospects of facing England in next week's series opener at Southampton increased after he was formally added to the West Indies Test squad yesterday. Read More

'I'm more experienced!'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 3 2020    

BATSMAN Nkrumah Bonner believes the domestic first-class competition has toughened him through experiences of triumph and adversity over the past decade, consequently preparing him for the rigours of Test cricket. Read More

ISSA proposes shortened football season if it gets Gov't greenlight

Friday, July, 3 2020    

The 2020-21 schoolboys football season will be condensed into a seven- to eight-week period with a number of games being played at selected venues that will afford organisers the ability to have some semblance of control as it relates to sanitisation against the... Read More

Green Gold Rush, King Arthur given another chance

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 3 2020    

Eleven runners are down to compete in a Restricted Allowance event over one mile (1,600m) on Sunday (July 5) at Caymanas Park. The race gives especially the duo of Green Gold Rush and King Arthur ... Read More



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