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Monday, October, 19 2020    

TALENTED Trinidadian batsman Nicholas Pooran is about to get the chance to show he wants to play Test cricket for West Indies. Read More

Punjab beat Mumbai in IPL's first-ever second super over

Monday, October, 19 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Kings XI Punjab beat holders Mumbai Indians as the Indian Premier League (IPL) witnessed a second super over for the first time following skipper KL Rahul's heroics yesterday. Read More

Liverpool face up to long season without van Dijk

Monday, October, 19 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool's Premier League title defence was rocked yesterday when the club confirmed key defender Virgil van Dijk has suffered knee ligament damage amid reports the Dutchman could miss the rest of the season. Read More

Cousins 'Chips' Richards, 'Bimbo' Rodriquez revel in national recognition

By Howard Campbell Observer writer | Monday, October, 19 2020    

THE house at 4 Clovelly Road has special meaning for Anthony “Chips” Richards and Emilio “Bimbo” Rodriguez. Read More

'I'm very thankful for this honour and I'll cherish it,' says Hemmings McCatty

Monday, October, 19 2020    

TWENTY-FOUR years ago Deon Hemmings McCatty etched her name in the annals of track and field history when she became the first Jamaican and Caribbean woman to cop an Olympic gold medal, after winning the 400 metres hurdles final at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Read More

Aiken signs new contract with Firebirds

Monday, October, 19 2020    

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican star Romelda Aiken has re-signed for Queensland Firebirds, one of three players who have put pen to paper for the north-eastern Australia outfit for the 2021 campaign. Read More

Narine's bowling action cleared by IPL committee

Monday, October, 19 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has been taken off the warning list for suspected bowling action in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the tournament's organisers said yesterday. Read More

Course being charted for Hope's revival — Harper

Monday, October, 19 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Out-of-form West Indies batsman Shai Hope will be placed in a remedial programme in an attempt to ensure he rediscovers his powers in the longest format. Read More

Gayle flexible over Kings XI batting role

Monday, October, 19 2020    

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Veteran Twenty20 (T20) superstar Chris Gayle says he is open to playing any role in the batting order for Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Read More

Spurs rocked on Bale's return, Villa extend perfect start

Monday, October, 19 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Ham ruined Gareth Bale's Tottenham return with a stunning late fightback from three goals down to rescue a thrilling 3-3 draw, while Aston Villa extended their perfect start with a dramatic 1-0 win at Leicester... Read More

Reggae Girl Cameron savouring life at Hungarian top-flight Ferencvarosi Torna

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 18 2020    

Tiffany Cameron is enjoying life at her new home in Budapest, the Hungarian capital where her club side Ferencvarosi Torna is located. Read More

It's not over as yet!

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, October, 18 2020    

Former three-time champion jockey Dane Nelson captured the spotlight by booting home four winners including two from the three trophy races offered on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Organisers say CARIFTA Games will take to the track next year

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 18 2020    

The CARIFTA Games, the region's most prestigious junior track and field championships will resume next year, all things being equal. Read More

Liverpool denied derby win by VAR as Chelsea held in six-goal thriller

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool were denied a cathartic victory against Premier League leaders Everton by VAR and Chelsea drew 3-3 with Southampton, on another day of breathless drama in the English top flight yesterday. Read More

J'can Aiken signs new contract with Queensland Firebirds

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican star Romelda Aiken has re-signed for Queensland Firebirds — one of three players who have put pen to paper for the north-eastern Australia outfit — for the 2021 campaign. Read More



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