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Pochettino gets first win with PSG, but Lyon stay top of Ligue 1

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Mauricio Pochettino celebrated his first victory as Paris Saint-Germain (OSG) coach on his home debut yesterday as Moise Kean set the reigning champions on their way to a 3-0 win over Brest, but Lyon remain top of Ligue 1 after drawing at... Read More

West Ham's Moyes urges people not to pick on footballers over virus breaches

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Ham boss David Moyes has urged people not to “pick on” footballers over breaches of coronavirus protocols as case numbers spiral in Britain. Read More

FA Cup holders Arsenal beat Newcastle as Chorley shock virus-hit Derby

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — FA Cup holders Arsenal beat Newcastle 2-0 yesterday as non-league Chorley knocked out coronavirus-ravaged Derby and West Brom suffered an embarrassing third-round exit against Blackpool. Read More

Hoppe and glory as Schalke avoid equalling Bundesliga's longest winless run

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Schalke avoided a record-equalling 31st-consecutive Bundesliga game without a victory yesterday as American teenager Matthew Hoppe netted a hat-trick in a 4-0 thrashing of Hoffenheim to lift his side off the bottom of the table. Read More

Messi revival continues as Barca thrash Granada

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Lionel Messi is back in form and Barcelona are finding their feet after a 4-0 demolition of Granada yesterday put them within four points of the top of La Liga. Read More

Curry sizzles as Warriors rally past Clippers, Jazz trip Bucks

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 22-point deficit to overpower the Los Angeles Clippers with a 115-105 victory on Friday in San Francisco. Read More

Head Coach Courtney Walsh ready to get started at West Indies Women's Camp

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Twenty-Four leading West Indies Women cricketers will gather in Antigua from this weekend for a training camp which bowls off tomorrow at Coolidge Cricket Ground. Read More

Briana Williams announced as Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2021 patron

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Double World Under-20 champion, Jamaican track athlete Briana Williams will serve as the race patron for the 2021 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run. Read More

Charlton's Academy continues to give love to students

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, January, 9 2021    

The Gift of Love programme held annually by local football outfit Charlton's Academy was made possible in December through the Precise Services Inc Foundation in Canada which was founded by the late Barrington Ellis, Olympic Brand Ja Ltd, and Payton “Ted”... Read More

Chace the Great for toprated Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance event

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 9 2021    

After two close second-place finishes in his last two starts at the races, eight-year-old chestnut gelding Chace The Great should now get things right and go one better in the top-rated three-year-old and upward Non-Restricted... Read More

A mistake!

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Sir Clive Lloyd believes selectors may have erred in overlooking young fast bowler Chemar Holder for the Test tour of Bangladesh, and has also questioned the wisdom of including three left-armed spinners in the 15-man squad. Read More

JADCO presents 170 Samsung tablets to student athletes

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) presented Guy's Hill High School, Ensom City Primary School and Eltham Park Primary School with a total of 95 Samsung tablets at a handover ceremony which was held at the JADCO office located in Kingston on... Read More

Kool Kat, Reidy win Capital Betting/Observer Tipsters' Competition

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Ruddy Allen (Kool Kat) and Gerald Reid (Reidy) have emerged the overall champions in the 2020 Capital Betting and Wagering Limited/Jamaica Observer Tipsters' Competition. Read More

Full strength Windies sides expected for home tours — Grave

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) does not anticipate this year's home tours being hit by player withdrawals due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, contending the decision by 10 first-team players to opt out of the upcoming Bangladesh series was based on... Read More

Fletcher woes continue as Melbourne Stars lose

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

GOLD COAST, Australia (CMC) — Andre Fletcher's lean run in the Big Bash continued Thursday as his Melbourne Stars slumped to a 17-run defeat to Brisbane Heat under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern, in a rain-hit 10-over affair at Carrara Oval. Read More



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