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Historic opening match for Windies U19s at Youth World Cup

DUBAI, England (CMC) — Reigning champions West Indies Under-19s will be part of history when they kick off their title defence of the ICC Youth World Cup (YWC) against hosts New Zealand Under-19s. Read More

England are 'beatable' insists West Indies great Richards
BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — Vivian Richards has insisted England are “beatable” as he urged the West Indies to restore a sense of pride during their Test series against Joe Root's men.... Read More

Checkmate!
When the last checkmate was delivered at the 15th Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Youth Chess Championships in Panama, Jamaica had secured an overall third -place finish behind regional chess powerhouses Cuba and Colombia.... Read More

FSU outclass Jamaica Select in basketball pre-season series
FLORIDA State University (FSU) registered a convincing 107-51 win over a Jamaica Select team in their second game of a two-match preseason basketball series at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Wednesday night.... Read More

Ton-up Cook, Root put Windies to toil on day one

Friday, August, 18 2017    

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — Alastair Cook and Captain Joe Root both scored hundreds as England dominated the West Indies in the inaugural day/night Test on English soil at Edgbaston yesterday. Read More

Final push for St James Under-20 semi-finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, August, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The semi-finals of the St James Football Association Sandals International Under-20 competition will be confirmed this afternoon with two rescheduled games. Read More

Rupert Johnson to muscle in on another Mr Jamaica title

Friday, August, 18 2017    

This year's staging of the Jamaica Bodybuilding and Fitness Association National Championships and Fitness Expo at the UTech Auditorium will feature a wide-ranging set. Read More

Organisers buoyed by inaugural Cage Football challenge

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 18 2017    

It is nothing new to the world, especially parts of Europe, but it was certainly new to Jamaica's shores and organisers of the Lasco iDrade Cage Football Challenge were left encouraged by an explosive first staging. Read More

Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack

Friday, August, 18 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after yesterday's terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead. Read More

Barcelona hopeful of Coutinho, Dembele deals

Friday, August, 18 2017    

BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) — Barcelona are hopeful of pushing through deals to sign both Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho in the coming days as efforts to fill the gap left by the departed Neymar intensify. Read More

Holder backs West Indies pacemen to shine against England

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder believes his pacemen can help the “huge underdogs” make life uncomfortable for England during their upcoming Test series. Read More

A.P.I strolls home in Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

It turned out to be an afternoon stroll in the park for A.P.I as the Anthony Nunes-trained first-time runner was convincing in winning the Dr Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature by five-and-a-half lengths at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Binnie wins 8th CASA Senior Championships title

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

Squash sensation Chris Binnie added to his record-breaking tally by winning an unprecedented eighth title at the Caribbean Area Squash Association's (CASA) Senior Championships in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines, on Tuesday night. Read More

Tallawahs keep Stars winless with breathless chase

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Reigning champions Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign when they came from behind to beat the luckless St Lucia Stars in an entertaining contest here Tuesday night. Read More

Bleak forecast

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Legendary former seamer Sir Curtly Ambrose has held out little hope for embattled West Indies in the three-Test series against England starting here today. Read More



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