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Champions!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Wadadah FC will make yet another attempt to return to the Red Stripe Premier League when the Jamaica Football Federation Confederation play-offs get underway, after upsetting Faulkland FC 6-5 in sudden death in a thrilling shoot-out in the... Read More

How the favourites are shaping up a month before the World Cup

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

Paris , France (AFP) — With the 2018 World Cup in Russia starting in a month, AFP Sport takes a look at how the biggest names — who between them have won 13 of the last 20 tournaments — are shaping... Read More

Wadadah FC's Obrien Robinson named Western Confed's MVP

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Obrie n Robinson was on Sunday named Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the play-offs in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League after leading his team to an upset win over mid-season champions... Read More

Race for places in the final of TFA Major League heats up

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The race for the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transportation Services/Monymusk Rum Major League title intensifies on Sunday with the playing of the first legs of the semi-finals at Elleston Wakeland Centre, starting at 1:30... Read More

Looking for a pass

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

Jermaine Rerrie of Catherine Hall All-Stars (fourth left) looks for a pass to a teammate in Sunday's opening games of the WBA Elite League against Cornwall Courts Chargers at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Rerrie had 10 points and 15 rebounds as Catherine Hall won the game 80-62. Read More

Shake-up for Hurricane Relief match

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Highly rated all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan has pulled out of the ICC World XI squad, but exciting teenaged Nepal wrist-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been included for the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 International at Lord's later this month. Read More

Sri Lanka to use veterans sparingly for Windies tour

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC) — Former Captain Angelo Mathews and veteran spinner Rangana Herath will be placed under strict workload management for the three-Test series against West Indies starting in the Caribbean next month. Read More

Race on for slice of lucrative US sports gambling pie

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — And they're off!The US Supreme Court's lifting of a ban on sports gambling has sparked a race to cash in on what is being seen as a multi-billion-dollar opportunity. Read More

Celtics survive James' attack to take 2-0 series lead

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics overcame a 42-point performance from LeBron James to beat Cleveland 107-94 on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Read More

Reggae Boy Romario Williams opens account in topsy-turvy Atlanta win

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

LAWRENCEVILLE, Georgia (CMC) — Reggae Boy Romario Williams scored his first goal in his first appearance of the season as Atlanta United 2 out-gunned Toronto FC II 5-4 in a thrilling goal-spree in the United Soccer League here Wednesday night. Read More

Historic Oval ideal for maiden day/night Test

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cricket West Indies believes historic Kensington Oval is the ideal venue to host the Caribbean's maiden day/night Test. Read More

Johnson hopes for surprise result against Salas

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

Sceanantonie Johnson will be looking to spring a major surprise when he fights Team Canada's highly thought-of Ricardo Salas in the feature bout on tonight's Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender welterweight series card at... Read More

Wadadah topple Faulkland to cop Western Confed Super League title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Wadadah FC shocked favourites Faulkland FC 6-5 in sudden death penalties to win Sunday's Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League, after the teams had played out a 1-1 stalemate following regulation and extra time at... Read More

JCA stops games for Pat

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford “Billy” Heaven said that competitions scheduled for last Saturday, the day the service of thanksgiving was held for late sports administrator Patrick “Pat” Anderson, were... Read More

St George's slay Runnin' Rebels to capture SDF/JABA Southern Conference NBL crown

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers defeated The University of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels 77-72 to capture the 2017/2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA Southern Conference National Basketball League title at National Arena last Saturday. Read More



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