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Serena's US Open plans in disarray as injury hands Andreescu Toronto crown

Monday, August, 12 2019    

Toronto , Canada (AFP) — Tearful Serena Williams saw her US Open preparation thrown into disarray yesterday as back spasms forced her out of the WTA Toronto final after just four games, handing Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu the... Read More

Joy for Goule

Monday, August, 12 2019    

Former Manchester High School star Natoya Goule struck her first major senior title when she won the women's 800-m gold medal at the Pan American games in Lima, Peru, last week. Read More

Rafael Nadal wins 5th Roger Cup title, beating Medvedev

Monday, August, 12 2019    

MONTREAL, Canada (AP) — Rafael Nadal won his fifth Rogers Cup title, beating Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-0 on in just 70 minutes yesterday at breezy IGA Stadium. Read More

Raptors level Howard McCatty Community Basketball Championship semis 1-1 with Heats

Monday, August, 12 2019    

RAE Town Raptors levelled their best-of-three series 1-1 with an 87-83 win over EXED Heats in the 2019 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/National Integrity Action (NIA) Howard McCatty Community Basketball Championship semi-finals at Breezy Castle Court in downtown Kingston last... Read More

PSG start title defence with win, fans vent fury at Neymar

Monday, August, 12 2019    

Paris, France (AFP) — Paris Saint-Germain brushed off the ongoing Neymar transfer saga by kicking off their Ligue 1 title defence with a straightforward 3-0 victory over Nimes yesterday. Read More

Maguire's United rout Chelsea in EPL opener; Arsenal win

Monday, August, 12 2019    

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United started their Premier League campaign with a morale-boosting 4-0 win over old rival Chelsea, with the world's most expensive defender Harry Maguire impressing on his debut for the hosts. Read More

Man City's reserves could win title, says Mourinho

Monday, August, 12 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jose Mourinho claims Manchester City are so strong the Premier League champions could even win the title with their second-string side. Read More

West Indies anxious to mark Gayle landmark with victory

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Beleaguered West Indies will hope to christen talisman Chris Gayle's 300th One-Day International (ODI)with a win when they clash with powerhouses India in their second ODI of the three-match series here today. Read More

Reed holds off Ancer to seize PGA Northern Trust lead

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Patrick Reed, chasing his first victory since capturing last year's Masters, fired a four-under par 67 to seize a one-stroke lead after yesterday's third round of the US PGA Northern Trust tournament. Read More

Lucas lose to Kingston, but claim semi-final spot

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Lucas CC lost to Kingston CC by 71 runs in the fifth-round Jamaica Cricket Association all-island limited overs match yesterday, but still secured their place in the semi-finals after topping Zone B. Read More

Bigdaddykool easily takes PM Stakes

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

As expected, the island's premier stayer Bigdaddykool easily brushed aside rivals to win the 56th running of the $1.3-million Prime Minister's Stakes feature over 10 furlongs (2,000m) at Caymanas Park, yesterday. Read More

CPL organisers ditch Stars from regional T20 competition

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Controversy yesterday rocked the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after organisers tossed St Lucia Stars from the tournament, just three weeks before the start. Read More

Bronze belles

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 11 2019    

The Jamaican women's 4x400m relay team added a bronze medal as the track and field programme ended at the 18th Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, finishing with 17 medals in what was a dress rehearsal for the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, later this year. Read More

Photo: BRONZE BELLES

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Members of the Jamaican women's 4x400m relay team — (from left) Stephenie-Ann McPherson, Tiffany James, Natoya Goule and Roneisha McGregor — show off their medals after copping bronze at the 18th Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru, yesterday. (Photo: Garfield... Read More

Archer's 'X factor' can ignite England Ashes bid, says Buttler

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jos Buttler believes Jofra Archer's “X factor” can re-energise England's Ashes challenge, with the paceman in line to make a much-anticipated Test debut at Lord's this week. Read More



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