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Asafa, wife pleased with statue design

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has received the all-clear from Jamaican Olympian Asafa Powell to move forward with plans to erect a monument in his honour at Independence Park at National Stadium. Read More

Waterhouse, Cavalier take leads into today's second-leg semis
DEFENDING champions Waterhouse Football Club as well as Arnett Gardens Football Club square off in the return-leg semi-finals of the 2019/2020 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Lascelles Employees and Partners Co-operative Credit Union Women's knockout competition today at the UWI/JFF...... Read More

Four meets on today as athletics season picks up steam
There will be four development meets on today across the island as the athletics season picks up steam with the top schools slowly beginning to show their mettle.... Read More

Bank on Cryptocurrency in nonrestricted Overnight Allowance event
With the three-year-old campaign gradually gaining traction ahead of the classic season, punters will get a glimpse of what is to come later on, as some potential contenders line up on today's nine-race programme at Caymanas Park.... Read More

Mighty Bucks pull out close win over surging Celtics

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points and 17 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks made the right plays down the stretch to avenge an earlier loss to the Boston Celtics with a 128-123 victory on Thursday. Read More

Bravo hundred dominates Hurricanes

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Test left-hander Darren Bravo carved out his 12th first class hundred as Trinidad and Tobago took firm command of their second-round encounter against Leeward Islands Hurricanes here yesterday. Read More

Scorpions on the run despite Palmer's half-century knock

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 18 2020    

PAUL Palmer reached 50 for the third time in as many innings, but Jamaica Scorpions were left fighting the tide on day two of the regional four-day game against Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More

Heart Foundation targets 5,000 participants for RFYH 5K, 2K

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

As the new year has arrived, our healthy resolutions ring triumphantly from the towers of January 2020 and the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is seeking to pull 5,000 participants from the couch to the finishing line. Read More

Our destiny is in our own hands, says UWI's Peart

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

With one round of games to go in the Red Stripe Premier League, the UWI FC find themselves in an unfamiliar position of the relegation zone, as they along with newcomers Vere United, prop up the 12-team competition with 11 games left in the regular season. Read More

Fitzgerald searches for answers as Molynes United continue to wobble

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

After six match days in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), newly promoted Molynes United were the toast of top-flight football in Jamaica. Read More

Cavalier still have top-six ambitions, says Coach Speid

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

With two rounds now completed in the Red Stripe Premier League and 11 games left to play for all the teams in the regular season, it is setting up to be a dogfight for a number of teams with ambitions of play-off football. Read More

Intriguing battles as push for RSPL play-off spots mounts

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, January, 18 2020    

There are likely to be three intriguing races within the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) as it enters the final round of the 2019-2020 regular season. Read More

Windies need 'perfect performance' — West

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — Boosted by victories in their two warm-up matches during the week, 2016 champions West Indies will look to make a winning start to their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign when they take on 2018 runners-up Australia in their opening... Read More

Coopers Pen look to regain lead in Zone 2

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny — Coopers Pen FC could return to the top of Zone Two of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League today when they host Sandals South Coast in one of two return-round games. Read More

Guardiola relaxed over Man City party with 'Instagram models'

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pep Guardiola defended his Manchester City stars yesterday following reports they flew in 22 Italian Instagram models for their delayed Christmas party after last weekend's 6-1 Premier League win at Aston... Read More



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