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Results of the 2019 Racers Adidas Grand Prix

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Event 1 Women's Triple JumpSponsor: TVJWORLD RECORD: 15.50m 8/10/1995 Inessa Kravets, UKRMEET RECORD: 14.31m 6/10/2017 Shanieka Ricketts, JAM1 Ricketts, Shanieka Jamaica 14.69m (1.0)2 Orji, Keturah United States of 14.55m (0.6) Read More

Knibbs shares strategy for winning National Golf Trials

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Participants in the National Golf Trials made the job of the selection committee that much easier on completion of their final round at the Half Moon Golf Club last weekend. Read More

Para athletes hit qualifying marks

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

The Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) had its track and field qualifier for the Para Pan American Games, which will be held in Lima, Peru, from August 23 to September 3 2019, at an All Comers Meet held recently at National Stadium. Read More

Portmore hitman East makes move to Costa Rica's Santos

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Portmore United hitman Javon East will be joining Limon-based, Costa Rican top flight club Santos de Guapiles on a one-year loan deal. Read More

Juici Patties donates $1.3 million to the Clarendon Netball Association

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

For the past 28 years Juici Patties has supported the Clarendon Netball Association (CNA). Read More

Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Le Havre , France (AFP) — Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time yesterday to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand in Le Havre. Read More

Sweden strike late to beat Chile after World Cup rain delay

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Rennes, France (AFP) — Sweden scored two late goals to beat Chile 2-0 yesterday after a long hold-up in their women's World Cup match in Rennes because of a violent storm which led to conditions deteriorating. Read More

Morgan scores five as USA open World Cup defence with record victory

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Reims, France (AFP) — Holders the United States began their defence of the women's World Cup trophy in style yesterday as Alex Morgan scored five times in an incredible, record-setting 13-0 destruction of hapless Thailand in Reims. Read More

Girlz take lessons from community service

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

REIMS, France — Coming out of ones comfort zone is not always the easiest thing to do, especially as an able-bodied person being asked to occupy a wheelchair for just about an hour. Read More

Government leading way for women in sport — Grange

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

The Minister of Sport Olivia Grange says her government is embarking on a programme to provide greater support for and better access to women and girls in sport. Read More

Warriors seek one last win in farewell to NBA's oldest arena

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Oakland, United States (AFP) — There's one last tip-off coming for the Golden State Warriors at the NBA's oldest arena, with the reigning league champions hoping to pull off one last victory for Oakland fans. Read More

Durant's shock injury exit stuns NBA Finals rivals

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Toronto, Canada (AFP) — When Golden State star Kevin Durant went down 12 minutes into his long-awaited comeback game Monday in the NBA Finals, players on both sides were stunned. Read More

Warriors edge Raptors to keep NBA title hopes alive

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Toronto, Canada (AFP) — Clutch three-pointers by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson enabled the defending champion Golden State Warriors to edge Toronto 106-105 on Monday and sustain their hopes of winning a third-consecutive NBA Finals. Read More

Gayle will relish Archer challenge — Collymore

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — West Indies bowling coach Corey Collymore believes veteran Chris Gayle will relish the challenge of taking on Barbadian speed sensation, Jofra Archer, in Friday's World Cup fixture against England which he expects to be a “lively... Read More

Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs in Cricket World Cup

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

TAUNTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs in Taunton on Wednesday after David Warner hit his first international century following his return from a ball-tampering ban. Read More



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