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Rain helps Nadal claim stunning eighth Rome Masters title

Rome, Italy (AFP) — Rafael Nadal won the Rome Masters for the eighth time yesterday when he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 after a stunning comeback. Read More

St Catherine hoping to retain Sagicor title
St Catherine, St Andrew and Portland are the favoured teams to fight for the title IN the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Championships, set to take place at National stadium this Friday and Saturday. ... Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars make it two straight
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars made it two wins from two starts while Holland Saints got their first win as the Western Basketball Association Elite League continued with a triple header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on...... Read More

Windies trio out of IPL after Kings XI lose
DELHI, India (CMC — Chris Gayle's involvement in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) came to an unflattering end yesterday, when he failed yet again as Kings XI Punjab crashed to a five-wicket defeat to Dwayne Bravo's Chennai Super Kings (CSK).... Read More

Classy Chris

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

Young Jamaican prodigy Christopher Taylor stole the spotlight at the 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet, which produced three records, a world-leading performance, and five Jamaican wins inside National Stadium on Saturday. Read More

Photo: CLASSY CHRIS

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Jamaica's Christopher Taylor (left) is a picture of total concentration as he competes to win the 200m in 20.49 seconds ahead of American great Lashawn Merritt, who was second in 20.70 seconds, at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. (Photo:... Read More

Sri Lanka Caribbean series in danger of losing a Test

Monday, May, 21 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Next month's tour of the Caribbean by Sri Lanka could be reduced to two Tests, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has said. Read More

Iniesta bows out with Barca win thanks to brilliant Coutinho strike

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Barcelona, Spain (AFP) — Andres Iniesta waved goodbye to Barcelona yesterday and his supposed successor scored the winner as Philippe Coutinho's superb strike sealed a 1-0 victory over Real Sociedad. Read More

New PSG coach Tuchel relishes working with 'artist' Neymar

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Paris , France (AFP) — New Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Thomas Tuchel insisted that Neymar is “an artist” and admitted that the world's most expensive player will need “special treatment”, as he looked forward to starting his new... Read More

Cavs school Celtics, trim deficit in Eastern Conference finals

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Boston Celtics 116-86 on Saturday, powering their way back into the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

BMW Classic stakeholders bank on clearer skies for 2019 edition

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Despite being affected by bad weather for a second straight year, the principals involved with the PGA LatinoAmerica BMW Jamaica Classic tournament at the Cinnamon Hills course in Rose Hall, St James, thinks the event is here to stay and can only get... Read More

MEMORIES BY THE SCORE — Chris Dehring

BY ROBBIE ROBINSON | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Being a successful sportsman as well as an equally successful high-profile entrepreneur in one lifetime is a most unusual phenomenon. Some may dare suggest that the two things are incompatible. Read More

Mr Universe sprints away for easy Cup win

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

In another super sprinting display, Mr Universe , under Gary Richards, ran his 14 rivals off their legs to win the $1-million GA “Sarge” Bucknor Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Caribbean among new venues for CONCACAF Gold Cup

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

MIAMI, USA (CMC) — Two new United States venues have been named to host matches in next year's CONCACAF Gold Cup, which will also see fixtures in the Caribbean for the first time ever. Read More

Brathwaite's long wait ends in defeat to Narine's KKR

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite's near six-week wait for action in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ended in defeat yesterday, as leaders Sunrisers Hyderabad slumped to a five-wicket defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders... Read More



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