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Pakistan bowlers fight back to defy South Africa

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

JOHHANESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Pakistan's bowlers changed the course of the third and final Test against South Africa when they engineered a dramatic collapse on the first day of the third and final Test yesterday. Read More

Portmore clip Arnett to consolidate lead

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Arnett Gardens FC failed to knock off the Christmas holiday malaise and went down 1-0 to champions Portmore United FC in their second game in the new year resumption of Red Stripe Premier League in a late kick-off at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex on Wednesday. Read More

Ronaldo joins Juventus' Cup quest as Italian football returns after chaos

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo prepares to make his Coppa Italia debut as Juventus open their quest for a fifth-consecutive trophy today with a last-16 clash against Bologna as Italian football returns to the pitch after a chaotic start to the year. Read More

'Better and better'

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Coach Graham Arnold warned Australia would get “better and better” as the defending champions swamped Palestine 3-0 to move within sight of the Asian Cup last 16 yesterday. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Sweet Destiny/Super Glitterman/Princess Brianna/Let It SnowRace 2) Zi BeastRace 3) Sacrifice/AnasoRace 4) God Of Love/Father PatrickRace 5) Custer/Supreme SoulRace 6) Piano Man/Late N Drafty Read More

Regional Four-day Championship: Scorpions struggle against Red Force

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

KINGSTON,Jamaica — Hosts Jamaica Scorpions are on the brink of a third consecutive defeat and second on the trot at home in the 2018-19 West Indies four-day cricket championship as they struggled at 108-5, chasing 325 for victory against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Sabina Park on... Read More

Holder urges Windies to ‘lift game’ against England

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies captain Jason Holder has labelled the upcoming England Test tour as a “big series” and says he hopes his side can replicate the fight they showed on their fierce rivals’ last tour of the Caribbean four years ago when they drew the... Read More

Organisers settle on stable window for CPL tournament

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers and Cricket West Indies have settled on a stable window for the popular Twenty20 championship, which will see it continue to be played in August and September for the next five years. Read More

Legend Lloyd disappointed over Haynes snub for Windies coaching role

Friday, January, 11 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Legendary former captain Clive Lloyd has lamented the snubbing of fellow West Indies icon Desmond Haynes for the post of men's head coach, and says it is unfortunate that great former players continued to be ignored for the... Read More

Ambris among six vying for Test spots

Friday, January, 11 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — A plethora of Test hopefuls will have their chance to impress selectors when they line-up in two two-day matches for Cricket West Indies President's XI against touring England starting next week. Read More

Another Vigorous given the nod in St Catherine Cup

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 11 2019    

THE first major test for the better horses in training finds expression tomorrow with the running of the St Catherine Cup, an Open Allowance contest for three-year-olds and up over the sprinting distance of 5 ½ furlongs (1,100 metres). Read More

GOL Charity Games hit the mark

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Friday, January, 11 2019    

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up — John Holmes, American poet and critic  Read More

Coach believes team was affected by shortened day

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force Head Coach Kelvin Williams felt his team was disadvantaged by the decision of match officials to suspend play in the match against Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park after the visitors had already lost two wickets. Read More

Red Force stumble on day of the damp pitch delay

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

After a damp pitch caused a lengthy delay, reducing play yesterday to only 38 overs, Trinidad and Tobago Red Force stumbled to 135-7 on the opening day of the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against hosts Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina... Read More

Blake, Mills part ways

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Patrick Dawson, who has taken up the mantle as the new coach of former World Championships 100m gold medallist Yohan Blake, says he was surprised by the split between the sprinter and Racers Track Club Head c oach Glen Mills after a... Read More



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