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Pippen downplays rift with Jordan in wake of Last Dance

BY DAN GELSTON AP Sports writer | Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

Scottie Pippen says he's talked with Michael Jordan since The Last Dance documentary aired in the spring and downplayed any rift between the retired Chicago Bulls stars. Read More

No breach of Olympic Charter, says JOA

Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has said grants made to the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), which was acting in the interest of two clubs with members of Jamaica's Olympic football team, were not in breach of the Olympic Charter. Read More

Cave in!

Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

Manchester , United Kingdom (AFP) — Stuart Broad joined one of cricket's most exclusive clubs when he took his 500th Test wicket as England completed a series-clinching win over the West Indies at Old Trafford yesterday. Read More

New World Cup qualifying format gives hope to smaller nations — Concacaf boss

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

To say it required the figurative break-back effort to come up with “a workable” competition calendar for Concacaf in the face of COVID-19-related disruptions may be putting it mildly. Read More

Klopp named LMA Manager of the Year

Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Jurgen Klopp was voted the League Managers' Association Manager of the Year on Monday after ending Liverpool's 30-year wait to win the Premier League. Read More

FA Chairman Clarke claims diversity review blocked by board

Wednesday, July, 29 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — English Football Association (FA) Chairman Greg Clarke has accused professional game representatives on the governing body's board of blocking a diversity review of its members. Read More

And then there were 8

By Ronald Blum AP Sports Writer | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

NEW YORK, USA (AP) — The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) is changing its World Cup qualifying hexagonal to an octagonal in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic and delaying the start until next June. Read More

'For personal growth'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

ANDREW Richardson says his departure from Jamaica Tallawahs for this season's Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament had nothing to do with him falling out with the franchise. Read More

'We are satisfied'

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

JAMAICA will kick off their next round of Fifa World Cup qualifiers next June as Concacaf announced the new changes, comprising three rounds, that will provide all participating member associations the chance to compete for the three and a half regional World Cup... Read More

IPL seeks OUR's intervention for blown transformers

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

Independence Park Ltd (IPL) has sent a $15-m claim to the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) for two blown transformers, but the power company refused to honour. Read More

James happy with Velocity Fest meets

By Paul A Reid Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

MVP Track Club President Bruce James said they met all the major objectives during the Velocity Fest meets held behind closed doors at Jamaica College Ashenheim Stadium, the third and final one being held on Saturday. Read More


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Above and Beyond going straight to the Oaks

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

“The Jamaica Oaks is in five weeks, and I doubt, I will run Above and Beyond before then. We will go straight to the Oaks,” Anthony Nunes, conditioner of the filly, said on Sunday morning (July 26), a day after his charge... Read More

The 1000 queen

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

Former three-time champion jockey Dane “Warrior Chief” Nelson earned another win in the Jamaica 1000 Guineas Classic race aboard the talented and still developing filly Above and Beyond. By this win, Above and Beyond ticked the first box in the Triple Crown series of... Read More

Assessing the 2020 — 1000 Guineas

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, July, 28 2020    

The 1000 (fillies) and 2000 (colts and geldings) Guineas Classic races brought excitement to the race track while showcasing the worth of top-class racing thoroughbreds to the sport. Read More


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