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Belgian coach worried over opposition targeting of skipper Hazard

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Sochi , Russia (AFP) — Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said he is concerned aggressive targeting of Eden Hazard by opposition defenders could lead to his side losing their captain and star player at the World Cup. Read More

Blatter to defy FIFA ban to attend World Cup, meet Putin

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Lausanne , Switzerland (AFP) — Disgraced former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter will defy a ban to attend two World Cup matches and also meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, his spokesman said yesterday. Read More

Photo: TUNISIA ‘KANED’!

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

England's forward Harry Kane (left) celebrates his second goal with teammate Ashley Young during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Tunisia and England at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

2018 FIFA World Cup standings as at June 19

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — World Cup standings after Monday's Group F and Group G matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):Group ATeams P W D L F A PRussia 1 1 0 0 5 0 3Uruguay 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 Read More

Horse racing playing catch-up on jockey concussion protocol

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

American jockey Mike Smith knows the feeling. A headache. Maybe some dizziness.As a younger jockey he got concussions, felt better and went back to riding. Read More

Horse racing's elite advise young horsemen to always stay humble

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

To become one of horse racing's top trainers requires instincts, strategy acquired over time and tons of patience.The right horses also help. Read More

Poland favoured to win at $2.35 against Senegal

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

It was worth the wait. t he 2018 World Cup has kicked off in style, with video assistant referee (VAR) coming into play, Ronaldo's exquisite hat-trick, Messi's missed penalty, France not looking fluent, Argentina looking like they will... Read More

#WC2018: Egypt-Russia goalless at half

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Russia and Egypt are goalless at halftime in their World Cup game in St Petersburg. Read More

#WC2018: Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Neymar limped out of Brazil's training session at the World Cup on Tuesday because of pain in his right ankle. Read More

Gabriel 10-wicket haul gives Windies hope as exciting final day beckons

Monday, June, 18 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Speedster Shannon Gabriel snatched a career-best six-wicket haul to take 10 wickets in a Test for the first time, but Sri Lanka resisted stubbornly to set up an intriguing final day of the second Test today. Read More

Torrington cop INSPORTS Basic Schools Athletics Championships

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, June, 18 2018    

Defending champions Torrington Early Childhood Institute staved off their rivals to amass a combined team score of 122 points and retain their title at the 2018 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Basic Schools Athletics Championships at National Stadium last Friday. The champions sealed the... Read More

Jamaica sweating on fitness of Taylor

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 18 2018    

JAMAICA will be sweating over the fitness of Captain Stafanie Taylor entering today's decisive fifth and final round of the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 (T20) championship against Barbados. Read More

Barbican inch closer to return to Premier League

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 18 2018    

Barbican FC took a step closer towards premier league qualification with a laboured 1-0 win over Wadadah FC in their Magnum/Charley's JB Jamaica Football Federation Premier League Playoff at the Barbican Complex yesterday. Read More

UPDATE: Sri Lanka press for series leveller vs Windies

Monday, June, 18 2018    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope defied Sri Lanka but the visitors remain favourites to clinch a series-levelling victory going into the final session of the second Test against the West Indies today.On a day when their captain, Dinesh Chandimal,... Read More

#WC2018: Captain fantastic Kane to the rescue as England beat Tunisia at the last

Monday, June, 18 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering 2-1 win over Tunisia today. Gareth Southgate's men almost paid a heavy price for missing... Read More



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