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Organisers boosted by negative test results

Friday, August, 7 2020    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers yesterday confirmed that the entire contingent arriving here this week had all tested negative for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

Masood 'has proved himself in England' as marathon century puts Pakistan on top

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pakistan Coach Misbah-ul-Haq said Shan Masood had “proved himself in England” after the opener's superb hundred helped leave the tourists well placed in the first Test at Old Trafford... Read More

England collapse after Masood century puts Pakistan on top

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — England suffered a dramatic top-order collapse that saw Ben Stokes out for a duck after Shan Masood's brilliant century established a strong position for Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford yesterday. Read More

'We could care less'

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Washington , United States (AFP) - Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James hit back at Donald Trump on Wednesday after the US president branded National Basketball Association (NBA) stars who kneel during the national anthem... Read More

Jason Day leads PGA as Koepka continues to be a major force

BY DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf writer | Friday, August, 7 2020    

SAN FRANCISCO, USA (AP) — Jason Day took his first step towards a return to the spotlight in the majors yesterday at the PGA Championship.Brooks Koepka never seems to leave. Read More

Kenyan athletes allowed to compete in Monaco Diamond League

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Nairobi , Kenya (AFP) — Eleven Kenyan athletes have been accepted to compete in the season-opening Monaco Diamond League on August 14 after the French Government agreed to waive their visa applications, officials said. Read More

NBA Lakers thumped by Thunder, Raptors and Celtics win

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP) — Having clinched a Western Conference top seed in the National Basketball Association (NBA) play-offs, the Los Angeles Lakers began experimenting for the post-season Wednesday and found they still have some work to... Read More

Manchester City seek redemption against Real Madrid in Champions League

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, August, 7 2020    

Champions League football takes centre stage as teams battle for quarter-finals this weekend. Read More

Despite COVID-19, NBA makes cautious but good restart

BY MARK ARCHER Observer writer | Friday, August, 7 2020    

The NBA season has truly restarted, and it appears most things are going well. Games kicked off last week Thursday and have been providing some thrilling action but also an expected level of laxity based on the lengthy layoff. Read More

Miller takes aim at another CPL title with Trinbago Knight Riders

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Jamaican Nikita Miller, appointed assistant coach for Trinbago Knight Riders, says he expects a highly competitive 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL), with his team among those well-placed to dethrone Barbados Tridents. Read More

Race Car, Sentient to renew rivalry in Independence Day feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer stff repporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Race Car and Sentient renew rivalry in what should be a very keenly contested Non-Restricted Allowance, top-rated event on the Independence Day 10-race programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Arsenal to cut jobs as coronavirus bites

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — FA Cup winners Arsenal announced yesterday they were planning to cut 55 jobs due to the damaging effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the club's finances. Read More

Bale left out by Zidane for Man City test

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Gareth Bale has been left out of Real Madrid's squad for their Champions League last 16 second-leg game against Manchester City tomorrow. Read More

Doncic triple gets Mavs off mark as Clippers, Bucks fall

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

ORLANDO, United States (AFP) — Luka Doncic delivered a monster triple-double performance as the Dallas Mavericks bagged their first win of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) relaunched season in an overtime thriller against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday... Read More

Poor planning

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Pace bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts believes a lack of proper planning by West Indies following their win in the opening Test at Southampton, led to their poor form in the remaining matches and their eventual series defeat to... Read More


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