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Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title and 13th major

Monday, July, 16 2018    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown yesterday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). Read More

PHOTO: TOP COACH

Monday, July, 16 2018    

In the 2018 cricket season St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) schoolboy cricket head coach Clive Ledgister guided STETHS Under-19s to the all-rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup, the all-island ISSA/Grace Spalding Cup and the all-island ISSA/Grace T-20 titles. Since... Read More

Hazard, Belgium too good for England in World Cup play-off

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in yesterday's third-place play-off in Saint Petersburg. Read More

'I feel very happy!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 15 2018    

Jamaica's rising star Akeem Bloomfield won his first Diamond League race on Friday in a scorching 44.33 seconds and cited the morale-boosting victory as a major stepping stone in his professional career. Read More

Briana not ready to go pro, says coach Boldon

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Despite her success in winning a rare sprint double at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships, 16-year old Jamaican prodigy Briana Williams will not go pro until she finishes high school, according to her coach Ato Boldon. Read More

Jamaica eye record haul as medal hunt continues today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 15 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Jamaica are well positioned for a record medal haul at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships. Read More

USA win inaugural athletics World Cup, Jamaica fourth

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — The United States of America recorded a comprehensive victory in the inaugural edition of the Athletics World Cup after dominating the second day of the event in London on Sunday. Read More

#WC2018: France clinches World Cup with win over Croatia

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — France has clinched its second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia in a dramatic final in Moscow featuring a series of firsts and a pitch invasion orchestrated by Russian protest group Pussy Riot. Read More

#WC2018: France leads Croatia 2-1 at halftime

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia — The first half ended with thunder rolling over Moscow after France regained the lead from an Antoine Griezmann penalty in the 38th minute following the first use of video review in a World Cup final. Read More

Chang strikes gold in discus as Jamaica places second in World U-20 Champs

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Kai Chang's surprise gold medal in the men's discus throw set a record for gold medals won by Jamaica at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships on today's final day of the championships on another day where the Tampere stadium was bathed in brilliant... Read More

Jamaica in third place at Athletics World Cup in England

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jamaica levelled at third place with Poland on the first day of the Athletics World Cup in London yesterday. Americans are in the top spot in the standings on 109 points with France behind on 85, Poland and Jamaica level on 77 with hosts Britain and... Read More

#WC2018: France and Croatia name unchanged teams for World Cup final

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

 MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — France and Croatia go into Sunday's World Cup final in Moscow with the same starting line-ups as in their semi-final wins over Belgium and England respectively. Read More

Get on board

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

Travelling across Jamaica for national sporting bodies just got easier. The wheels for that movement turned on a deal for a 2018 Toyota Hi-Ace 16-seater bus (valued in excess of $8 million). Read More

Double gold Brianna

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 15 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — A priceless sprint double from the incomparable Briana Williams in record time and a National Junior Record run for silver from the men's 4x100m team earned another two medals for Jamaica on yesterday's penultimate day of the IAAF World Under-20 Championship in... Read More

Windies sweep Bangladesh to inch up ICC rankings

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 15 2018    

Captain Jason Holder produced a superb performance in leading the West Indies as they wrapped up a 2-0 series sweep against Bangladesh in convincing manner on yesterday's third day of the second Test at Sabina Park. Read More



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