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South Africa among potential hosts for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations — CAF

Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, according to the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad in an interview with AFP yesterday. Read More

PFA backs Sterling after alleged racist abuse

Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — The Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) said yesterday it stood “shoulder to shoulder” with Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City player suffered alleged racial abuse during his side's defeat against... Read More

Barbados Tridents owner up for extradition, court rules

Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Exiled Indian business magnate, Dr Vijay Mallya could face fraud charges in his homeland after a court in London on Monday ruled that he could be extradited from the United Kingdom. Read More

Blackwood's ton 'Seals' draw against Titans

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Sidelined West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood warmed up for the regional four-day tournament by spanking a century in the sixth-round, two-day Super League cricket match between Central Titans and Southern Seals at Chedwin Park in St Catherine. Read More

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — Mushfiqur Rahim top- scored with an unbeaten 55 as Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first o ne- d ay international (ODI) in Dhaka... Read More

Wolmer's Prep lift Alberga Cup with narrow win over ECA

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

Dethroned Knockout champions Wolmer's Prep had to fight off a fierce challenge from first-time finalists Emmanuel Christian Academy (ECA) to lift the JISA/Tastee Alberga Cup crown at Sts Peter & Paul on Saturday. Read More

HONOURS EVEN

By Sherdon CowanObserver staff reportercowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 10 2018    

Defending champions Portmore United were denied a sixth-straight victory after being held to a 1-1 stalemate by Harbour View FC in a lukewarm Red Stripe Premier League contest at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday.    Read More

Jaguars in commanding position, Pride set modest target

Monday, December, 10 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Guyana Jaguars were poised to open their Regional first-class campaign with a win after a strong batting performance gave them the upper hand against Windward Islands Volcanoes on the penultimate day of their first-round match here... Read More

Second hardwood floor being contemplated for Jersey Mike Jamaica Classic

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The addition of a second hardwood floor for next year's third staging of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic men's NCAA basketball tournament could mean immediate benefit to Jamaican players as they would be able to use the court in local... Read More

Gaynstead are giants of high school netball

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

Gaynstead High School proved just how formidable they are this season when they added the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association All-Island Netball double last Friday, to their Urban Area double that they claimed on Tuesday, with Under-16 and Under-19 wins over Rural Area double... Read More

Denbigh capture ISSA netball double

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

DENBIGH High defeated arch-rivals Holmwood Technical to capture the 2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Rural High Schools Junior and Senior netball finals played at the Manchester High School last Wednesday. Read More

Highgate Primary crowned Stanley Amritt champions

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Highgate Primary School were crowned Stanley Amritt Primary School football champions after defeating Lewisburg Primary School 2-0 on Friday at the Richmond Community Centre football field in St Mary. Read More

England keep faith with Test squad for West Indies tour

Monday, December, 10 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England kept faith on Monday with the squad that delivered a Test whitewash in Sri Lanka, naming the same 16 players who finished that tour for the series against the West Indies. Read More

Chelsea suspends 4 people amid Raheem Sterling racism investigation

Monday, December, 10 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom — Amid an outcry over the treatment of Raheem Sterling by England's media and soccer fans, Chelsea suspended four people from attending its matches as police investigated whether the Manchester City winger was racially abused during a Premier League... Read More

Batsmen never came to grips with pitch — Chase

Monday, December, 10 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Roston Chase conceded Sunday that West Indies' batting had not been up to scratch in their five-wicket defeat to Bangladesh, failing to adjust to the slow pitch and ultimately falling short of a competitive total. Read More



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