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Gayle, Malinga drop out of Sri Lanka T20 league

Friday, November, 20 2020    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Big-hitting West Indies star Chris Gayle, South Africa's Faf du Plessis and Sri Lanka's Twenty20 skipper Lasith Malinga are among the big names that have withdrawn from the Lanka Premier League (LPL) tournament, officials and reports said... Read More

Lampard wants Premier League's early kick offs scrapped

Friday, November, 20 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Frank Lampard has called for the Premier League's Saturday morning fixtures to be scrapped as Chelsea's tired players prepare to face Newcastle in that slot after a draining international break. Read More

Top of the table awaits Tottenham in English Premier League

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, November, 20 2020    

After a two-week break for international qualifiers, the English Premier League is back this weekend with some sumptuous clashes. Firstly, old foes, Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola come face to face when Tottenham host Manchester City tomorrow (Nov 21). Then on Sunday, early pacesetter,... Read More

NFL Season: Week 10/11 – November 20, 2020

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, November, 20 2020    

Isn't it strange how, from week to week, teams in the National Football League (NFL) can go from looking totally dreadful then appear like Super Bowl contenders the following Sunday? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have seen both ends of the spectrum over the last two weeks and found every... Read More

Newcastle confirm legal action against Premier League after failed takeover

Friday, November, 20 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Newcastle have confirmed they are in a legal dispute with the Premier League over the failed takeover of the club. Read More

Humble Lions providing special aid to players as COVID hobbles local football

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer writer | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

Despite the harsh economic times brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Humble Lion FC continues to provide players with stipends, revealed Head Coach Andrew Price. Read More

Athletes can skip COVID-19 vaccinations, says IOC president

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

TOKYO, Japan (CMC) — Caribbean athletes heading to the Olympic Games in Japan next year can skip getting COVID-19 vaccinations. Read More

Hayden Walsh hones skills, aims to become 'complete' player

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

WEST INDIES player Hayden Walsh wants to become the complete article, able to influence cricket matches with the ball, bat and also in the field. Read More

Windies look to start strong with New Zealand tour match

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies will be looking to get the tour of New Zealand off to a successful start, when they face the Blackcaps' “A” Team in a three-day tour match, starting on Friday (today) at John Davies Oval. Read More

Downswell returns as FC Reno president

BY ROSALEE WOOD Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - FC Reno founding member, past player, coach and Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) director of football, Wendell Downswell, was re-elected as president of the club last Saturday during its annual general meeting (AGM) held in... Read More

Rose-Esperance calls for creative ways to get youngsters back in sports

BY ROSALEE WOOD Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

SAVANNA-La-MAR, Westmoreland - Sports psychologist Dr Olivia Rose-Esperance is urging stakeholders to be creative and innovative in figuring out ways to get young athletes back into the zone of sports. Read More

Jamaican netballer Wilson signs for Australia's Thunderbirds

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

ADELAIDE, Australia (CMC) — Adelaide Thunderbirds' high-performance Manager Pitre Bourdon said he was excited to welcome Jamaica defender Latanya Wilson to the club for the forthcoming Super Netball League season. Read More


IAN BURNETT SPORT EDITOR In Saudi Arabia WITH THE REGGAE BOYZ | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Reggae Boyz Head Coach Theodore Whitmore is a man on a mission. Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The fourth annual staging of Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic Men's NCAA basketball tournament that was originally set to tip off tomorrow at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus... Read More

Qualification process announced for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Early indications are that next year's champions of the Cricket West Indies Women's Twenty20 Blaze are likely to be the Caribbean's representative at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Read More


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