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Friday, April, 20 2018    

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) — Cleveland below par as Celtics, Raptors dominate

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, April, 20 2018    

The National Basketball Association (NBA) play-offs are well underway and basketball fans are already being treated to spectacular displays of skill and determination. Read More

PHOTO: 'Prix' approved

Friday, April, 20 2018    

Minister of Sport Olivia 'Babsy' Grange enjoys pleasantries with assistant general manager of Jamaica National Leon Mitchell (left) and president of Racers Track Club Glen Mills at the launch of the Racers Grand Prix at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston yesterday. In the background is... Read More

Grange hails Racers Grand Prix

Friday, April, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, is lauding the staging of the annual Jamaica National (JN) Racers Grand Prix, noting that it is helping to establish Jamaica as a premier venue for international sports. Read More

Farah faces tough exam in London Marathon

Friday, April, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British track legend Mo Farah had few peers in distance championship running but he may find a few better than him on the road in Sunday's London Marathon. Read More

Gayle says 'nothing to prove' after IPL ton

Friday, April, 20 2018    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, who struggled to find an Indian Premier League team, smashed the first century of this season on Thursday to prove his worth to Kings XI Punjab.His spectacular unbeaten 104 -- with 11 sixes and one four sprayed... Read More

Sir Viv backs CARICOM intervention in Windies cricket

Friday, April, 20 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Legendary former Test captain, Sir Vivian Richards, has thrown his weight behind CARICOM's efforts at governance reform in West Indies cricket.The Antiguan, who never lost a Test series as skipper, said he believed the regional nation grouping's... Read More

Wenger to end 22-year Arsenal stay

Friday, April, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsene Wenger announced on Friday he is bringing down the curtain on 22 years at Arsenal that have been full of trophies but tarnished by struggles in recent years to challenge for the Premier League title. The 68-year-old arrived at the London... Read More

STETHS inch closer to Spalding Cup despite rain intervention

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Heavy rain again played spoiler in the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group three-day Spalding Cup match just as hosts St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) were closing in on first-innings honours against Innswood High. Read More

Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet on today

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

JISCO Alpart Jamaica and the Alpart Essex Valley Sports Council recently launched the 45th staging of the Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet scheduled to be held today at the Alpart Sports Club. Read More

Champs XLCR to face Lennon in semis of schoolgirl tourney

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

National representative Davia Richards scored four goals to lead defending champions Excelsior High to a crushing 8-0 win over Greater Portmore in their Group I encounter in the second round of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Locker Room High... Read More

Skateboarding boss hungry for more after successful staging of 'Shred It'

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

As the Jamaica Skateboard Federation (JSF) continues to increase its popularity, president Steve Douglas recently hosted the federation's first official skateboard contest — 'Shred It' — which he declares is the first of many to come as his organisation... Read More

Cricket education partnership scores big

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

A new cricket adventure sponsored by Scotiabank called Chirpy was launched yesterday with the aim of developing students both in the classroom and on the field of play. Read More

Photo: For you, Sir Miller!

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Errol Miller (right), executive chairman, FLOW Foundation, accepts an award from University of Technology ,Jamaica President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, during the 10th annual UTech Classic where he was honoured as patron of the meet, held at the National Stadium last Saturday. Read More

Lewis half-century helps Mumbai

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — West Indies opener Evin Lewis stroked his maiden half-century of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as Mumbai Indians brushed aside Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs here Tuesday to register their first win of the tournament. Read More



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