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Santorini pleases Nunes with winning debut

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 23 2020    

The Balkrishen Sagan-Maraj owned two-year-old chestnut colt Santorini made an encouraging debut by scoring a very good come-from-behind win in the $900,000 Rhoel Rhoden Memorial Trophy over five-and-a-half furlongs (1100 metres) at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Read More

Brothers in arms

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

They were born together, raced together now the Kingston College's identical twins — Gianni and Giovouni Henry — both secured 16 CSEC subjects together. Read More

Holder outshines Archer to hand Sunrisers key win

Friday, October, 23 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies Test Captain Jason Holder made an instant impact in his first game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season, snatching three wickets to help fire Sunrisers Hyderabad to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Jofra Archer's Rajasthan... Read More

Bale starts as Spurs win, Celtic undone by Milan

Friday, October, 23 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Gareth Bale helped Tottenham to an opening 3-0 victory over LASK of Austria in their Europa League campaign yesterday but Celtic suffered another setback with a home 3-1 loss at the hands of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's AC Milan. Read More

'El Classico' – Barcelona vs Real Madrid takes centre stage

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, October, 23 2020    

The first “El Classico” of the current Spanish La Liga season will take place tomorrow with Barcelona hosting eternal rivals Real Madrid. Then, over in England, heavyweights, Manchester United and Chelsea, will go head to head in an expected... Read More

NFL SEASON — OCTOBER 23, 2020: JustBet offers Kansas City Chief at $4.80 to winner Super Bowl

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, October, 23 2020    

More and more, 2020 is looking less and less normal; a Tuesday night National Football League (NFL) game but no Thursday Night Football last week, two Monday night games this week and who knows what else will happen down the road. Read More

JFF in full support of Former Players Association, says Rick

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

A group of former national representatives, who call themselves the “Unsung Heroes”, and are led by Michael Tulloch, have over the past few years been making a concerted effort to seek out and provide support for individuals who have played a role in Jamaica's football... Read More

International cricket set to return next year, says Skerritt

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt says international cricket could return to the Caribbean as soon as the first quarter of next year but the challenge remains the creation of safe biosecure “bubbles” at Caribbean... Read More

Miller-Uibo cries foul as Naser is again spared suspension

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

Paris, France (AFP) — The women's 400m Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo yesterday criticised World Athletics after the doping suspension of her rival Salwa Eid Naser was overturned. Read More

Shepherd replaces injured Bravo in T20 squad

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Fast-bowling all-rounder Romario Shepherd has been called up for the Twenty20 International tour of New Zealand after injury ruled veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo out of the squad. Read More

Hetmyer can be best in the world, says Harper

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Convenor of selectors, Roger Harper, believes Shimron Hetmyer has the potential to be world class and has urged him to make up for the missed tour of England by scoring heavily in the upcoming New Zealand series. Read More

Recipe Corner.. Grace Serves Up Flavour & Fun With New Online Cooking Series

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

The much anticipated Chillin' Wid Grace online cooking series powered by Grace Kitchens kicked off Saturday last in sizzling style. Thursday Food is delighted to share two recipes from Grace Ambassadors Briana... Read More

We anxiously await the details for the staging of CARIFTA Games, Mr Sands

With Paul Reid | Thursday, October, 22 2020    

Many track and field fans were caught completely by surprise last weekend when the president of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC), Mike Sands, said they were going ahead with preparation for the CARIFTA Games to be held in... Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 22 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Most track and field coaches across the western region agree that if an extra day is added to the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships (Champs), it could help to minimise the... Read More

Wallace blasts Campbell selection in 'weak' NZ Test squad

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Former West Indies opener, Philo Wallace, has branded as “weak” the Test team chosen for the New Zealand tour, and has especially blasted the inclusion of failing opener John Campbell in the 15-man squad. Read More


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