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Football chiefs launch scheme to increase number of ethnic minority coaches

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — The Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) have set up a scheme aimed at increasing the number of coaches from ethnic minority backgrounds. Read More

Athletes should not 'minimise' whereabouts rule, says Coe

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe says no athlete should “minimise the importance of the whereabouts rule” after 100m world champion Christian Coleman missed three doping tests in a 12-month period. Read More

Stokes vows to attack if England captaincy comes his way

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Ben Stokes promised to remain true to his attacking instincts if he replaces Joe Root as England skipper against the West Indies, even though he has not captained a side since he was a teenager. Read More

Claimer Dean Martini wins Ohio Derby

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

When the first Saturday of May 2020 rolled around, Dean Martini stood at 0-for-7 lifetime. Fortunately for the three-year-old gelding, he and the rest of his crop got a few extra months to build their Road to the Kentucky Derby... Read More

Racing returns to Trinidad and Tobago

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Editor's note — The following article was reprinted from the Trinidad Guardian   Read More

Midnight Bisou makes light work of opposition

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Champion Midnight Bisou returned with a flourish on Saturday (June 27) when making short work of the field in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs. Read More

Santiago leads home a 1-2-3-4 for Aidan O'Brien in the Irish Derby

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Santiago was the 14th winner of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby for Aidan O'Brien — who trained the first four home in this year's Classic at the Curragh. Read More

JGA yet to secure sponsorship for Jamaica Open

By Paul A Reid Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 29 2020    

The Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) has until mid-September to decide whether the Jamaica Open will be held at the Tryall Club in Sandy Bay, Hanover, in December as they scramble to secure sponsorship for the 54-hole event. Read More

Cameron to seek CWI support for bid to become ICC chairman

Monday, June, 29 2020    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Dave Cameron confirmed Friday he will be seeking to become the next head of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and will be asking Cricket West Indies (CWI), which he led for three terms, to back his nomination. Read More

New COVID-19 protocols as golf set for tee off

Monday, June, 29 2020    

With the reopening of the sport following more than a three-month break, golfers will have to adopt to a new set of novel coronavirus protocols when they start playing again, says Peter Chin, president of the Jamaica Golf Association. Read More

Simmons in self-isolation after attending funeral

Monday, June, 29 2020    

MANCHESTER, England (CMC) —Head Coach Phil Simmons will spend five days in isolation as a precaution after leaving the secure West Indies facility here to attend a funeral last Friday, media reports have said. Read More

'I'm looking forward to it'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 29 2020    

WEST INDIES batsman John Campbell says getting acclimatised to English conditions, and not so much runs scored, is at the forefront of his mind entering today's start of the team's second warm-up game. Read More

Inter rally to beat Parma as Atalanta win again

Monday, June, 29 2020    

Milan , Italy (AFP) — Alessandro Bastoni completed Inter Milan's late turnaround as they scored twice in the final six minutes to beat Parma 2-1 yesterday, while Atalanta made it three wins in a row since the Serie A restart. Read More

Coronavirus-depleted Pakistan cricket squad leave for England

Monday, June, 29 2020    

Lahore , Pakistan (AFP) — The Pakistan cricket squad left yesterday for their England tour without 10 players who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

Broad uses sports psychologist to prepare for Tests without fans

Monday, June, 29 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — England pace bowler Stuart Broad has spoken to a sports psychologist to prepare for Test cricket's return behind closed doors. Read More



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