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Gattuso eyes Barca shock in roller-coaster Napoli debut season

Saturday, August, 8 2020    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Gennaro Gattuso's reign as Napoli coach may have started amid turmoil, but the former Italy international has put the Serie A club on the path towards a potential Champions League triumph against Barcelona. Read More

Sprint king Bolt says 'didn't get fair chance' in football

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt yesterday claimed he wasn't given “a fair chance” to prove himself in Australia's A-League after a failed attempt to become a professional footballer. Read More

It's Emelio Rodriquez, OD

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 7 2020    

Former four-time champion jockey Emelio Rodriquez has been honoured by the Government for his outstanding achievement and service to sports, in particular, horse racing. Read More

Lara dispels coronavirus rumours

Friday, August, 7 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Batting icon Brian Lara on Wednesday shot down rumours he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

Jockey Dane Nelson gets Race Car into overdrive to land Overnight by a head

Friday, August, 7 2020    

He waited until the ninth race to once again display his immense talent as a jockey. Read More

Shaw gets OD

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Reggae Girl Khadija “Bunny” Shaw, along with Dennis Howard Bell and Cedella Marley were among three members of the football fraternity who were yesterday listed as individuals who will be recognised at the annual National Honours and Awards on National Heroes' Day this... Read More

Large sports crowds 'unrealistic' this year — WHO

Friday, August, 7 2020    

G eneva , Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday it was “unrealistic” to expect large crowds at sports events this year in countries suffering from community-level transmission of the new ... Read More

The 'Ball' gets 'Loose' again down the five straight

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Three-year-old dark bay gelding Loose Ball showed his extreme likeness for the five-furlong straight course with another upset win. Read More

Thumbs up, Ian Parsard

BY IAN BURNETT Sport Editor | Friday, August, 7 2020    

That Ian Parsard is steadily establishing himself as a top thoroughbred conditioner is well known, as evidenced by his numerous successes in recent years. Read More

Oneofakind likes it long as he sheds maiden tag

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Guided by the capable hands of Dane “Warrior Chief” Nelson, Oneofakind (Fearless Vision – The Golden One) won his first race on the Saturday card of August 1, 2020, at Caymanas... Read More

Race day review for Saturday, August 1, 2020

BY WES MARTIN | Friday, August, 7 2020    

Former six-time champion Omar Walker was set for a good day when his mount in the opener, the maiden Fabulosity, who was disqualified from first last November, ended a run of three finishes on the board. Conceding significant weight,... Read More

Looking for Whoshotthesheriff, could it be Glock?

Friday, August, 7 2020    

With no trophy race being offered on tomorrow's nine-race card at Caymanas Park, the three-year-old and upwards Restricted Allowance 11 event should draw the most attention. Read More

'Faith' restored, for now

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 7 2020    

After an encouraging run on last to finish third behind Fearless Abi at four furlongs (800m) straight, trainer Ian Parsard said that he was confident that his trainee Blind Faith would get the job... Read More

Father Patrick makes a fleeting acquaintance with Overnight

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 7 2020    

“Father Patrick again demonstrated that even after his surgery, which has only allowed him to compete at about 90 per cent of his natural racing ability, he is still good enough to be successful at the high level of Overnight Allowance.” Read More


Friday, August, 7 2020    

Jockey Orlando Foster (left) showing trainer Fernando Geddes (right) how he got the job done on Lightning McQueen.Trainer Anthony Smith spends quality time with his daughter Dara. Read More


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