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Distance runner Campbell plans to forego 'Trials', seeks European competition instead

BY PAUL REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

Jamaica's lone male distance running representative on the global level, Kemoy Campbell could petition the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) to allow him to forego competing at the Senior Trials in June and seek quality competition on the... Read More

Down to business

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

After the second stage of the entry process, 18 horses are left to possibly compete in the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup on Saturday next at Caymanas Park. The Lotto Classic is run over 10 furlongs (2,000m) and features some of the best three-year-olds in training at this... Read More

Exotic Wagers - May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Chief Prospect/Cause for ConcernRace 2) Fortuneonehundred/Light BrigadeRace 3) Zi BeastRace 4) Double Deal/Explosive Princess Read More

'I'm no devil', blasts angry Ronaldo

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Despite the joy of helping seal Real Madrid's 33rd La Liga title on Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo slammed his treatment by the media, saying he is not “the devil” he is made out to be.Ronaldo scored his 40th... Read More

Celtics rally to beat Cavs, James fizzles

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Avery Bradley rattled in a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer as Boston Celtics clawed their way back into the Eastern Conference final with a 111-108 win over Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.Boston... Read More

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

BALTIMORE, USA (AP) — Sometimes it pays to have a fresh horse.Cloud Computing skipped the Kentucky Derby while eventual winner, Always Dreaming and Classic Empire mixed it up in the mud at Churchill Downs. Read More

Stunning upset - Barbados beat Sunshine Girls 43-41 to even netball series

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In what can only be described as a stunning upset, Barbados last night defeated Jamaica 43-41 at the National Arena in St Andrew to draw the three-match series 1-1. This was the first time since 1984 that Barbados were defeating Jamaica at the senior level. Read More

'Junglists' rule!

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Humble Lion 0 Arnett Gardens 1 (F Reid 73rd) Arnett Gardens FC advanced to the final of the Red Stripe Premier League after... Read More

Champion's farewell

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 22 2017    

Some cried openly, while others sobbed quietly behind heavily tinted sunglasses. But they all wept.The heartbreaking scenes and mood were not easy to make sense of, except that all the beautiful people gathered at the Hagley... Read More

Sunshine Girls take 1-0 lead over Bajans

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls defeated Caribbean neighbours Barbados 40-34 in yesterday's game two at National Arena to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test international series.It wasn't the best of performances from the senior... Read More

Pollard, Simmons fail to shine in Mumbai IPL triumph

Monday, May, 22 2017    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies star Kieron Pollard and Lendl Simmons both had muted roles, but Mumbai Indians clinched their third Indian Premier League title by beating Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) by one run in a last-ball thriller here yesterday. Read More

Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 33rd La Liga title

Monday, May, 22 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo's 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 victory at Malaga yesterday.Ronaldo got Madrid off to the perfect start after just two... Read More

Misery for Arsenal as City, Liverpool book Champions League berths

Monday, May, 22 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsene Wenger's torrid year reached a calamitous climax as Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years, after Manchester City and Liverpool wrapped up the remaining top-four places on the final day of the... Read More

Warriors put Spurs on brink of elimination

Monday, May, 22 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 19 of his 33 points in the third quarter Saturday as Golden State Warriors took a stranglehold lead in the NBA Western Conference finals with a 120-108 blowout of San Antonio Spurs. Read More

Legend Sangakkara to retire from first class cricket

Monday, May, 22 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Sri Lankan cricketing legend Kumar Sangakkara said Monday he will retire from first-class cricket at the end of the present English county championship season in September.The 39-year-old -- fifth in the list of all-time Test... Read More



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