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Taylor stars at Jamaica Under-18 Invitational

A week on from his amazing run at the National Athletic Championships where he produced a scintillating 44.88 seconds to set a new national junior record, Christopher Taylor was back in the headlines again when he equalled the 100m junior record on Saturday. Read More

Jamaica team off to Dominican Republic COTECC Under-12 Tennis Tournament
TENNIS Jamaica has sent a strong team to the 2018 COTECC Under-12 Tennis Tournament to be held in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, which begins today and runs through to Saturday.... Read More

LASCO bowls another $4.5m into SDC community cricket competition
LASCO Money and LASCO Distributors Limited have recommitted $4.5 million toward the 12th staging of the annual Social Development Commission (SDC) National 20/20 Community Cricket Competition.... Read More

#WC2018: Belgium beat Japan 3-2 to reach World Cup quarter-finals
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) — Belgium scored a last-gasp winner to beat Japan today and set up a World Cup quarter-final against Brazil.... Read More

#WC2018: Kompany starts as Belgium, Japan ring changes at World Cup

Monday, July, 2 2018    

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) — Vincent Kompany was set to make his first start at the World Cup today in one of 10 changes for Belgium against Japan, who also switched six players for the last-16 clash. Read More

Windies name squad for Bangladesh series

Monday, July, 2 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) —  West Indies selectors on Monday named a 13-man squad for the two-Test series against Bangladesh starting here Wednesday. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to qualify for World Cup quarter-finals

Monday, July, 2 2018    

SAMARA, Russia (AFP) — Neymar scored a stylish opener and set up substitute Roberto Firmino for a late second as Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Mexico today. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil and Mexico 0-0 at half-time

Monday, July, 2 2018    

SAMARA, Russia (AFP) — Brazil and Mexico were locked at 0-0 at half-time of their World Cup last-16 match in Samara today during a... Read More

#WC2018: Luis in for Mexico, Marquez handed first start against Brazil

Monday, July, 2 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) —  Brazil coach Tite made only one change from the starting line-up that beat Serbia 2-0 in their final group game with Filipe Luis stepping in to replace injured midfielder Marcelo for the World Cup... Read More

Mexico show no fear as they target end to fifth-game hex

Monday, July, 2 2018    

Saint Petersburg , Russia (AFP) — Mexico do not have history on their side in their bid to dump Brazil out of the World Cup, but the 2018 version of El Tri have already demonstrated a capability to surprise in Russia. Read More

Belgium wary of complacency as Japan chase history

Monday, July, 2 2018    

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (AFP) — Dries Mertens has warned Belgium against the perils of complacency as they prepare to face Japan here today with one eye on a possible quarter-final showdown with Brazil. Read More

'Pleasant' surprise

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 2 2018    

St Ann will have a representative in the National Premier League next season after Mount Pleasant Academy secured one of the two promotional spots with a hard-fought 2-1 win over hosts Barbican in the final round of the Magnum Charley's JB Rum JFF Premier League Playoff... Read More

Croatia beat Denmark on penalties to reach World Cup last eight

Monday, July, 2 2018    

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (AFP) — Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic was the hero as Croatia squeezed into the World Cup quarter-finals with a penalty shoot-out victory over Denmark here yesterday. Read More

Pooran, King star for Windies 'B' in win, Fletcher fires Royals to victory

Monday, July, 2 2018    

TORONTO, Canada (CMC) – Aggressive half-centuries by Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King helped the West Indies “B” to a thrilling two-wicket victory over the Montreal Tigers when the Global T20 Canada competition continued. Read More

Dujon calls for variation in pitches being prepared in the Caribbean

Monday, July, 2 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Former West Indies wicket-keeper Jeffrey Dujon wants to see a myriad of pitches being prepared in the Caribbean to help properly prepare West Indies batsmen. Read More



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