Sports

Ouch!

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor williamss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) knew there was no escaping sanctions regarding the withdrawal of its team to the Concacaf Under-15 Boys' Championship that ended in Florida recently. Read More

Squash pros say CASA outlook good in Guyana

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

Douglas Beckford is optimistic about prospects for the Jamaican team participating in the senior Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) championships being held in Guyana from August 18-24. Read More

Pujara tunes up for Windies Test with hundred

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cheteshwar Pujara tuned up for next week's first Test with a compact hundred on the opening day of India's three-day tour match against West Indies 'A' here yesterday. Read More

Kuznetsova denies Barty

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

CI NCINNATI, United States (AFP) — Resurgent Svetlana Kuznetsova denied Ashleigh Barty a chance to reclaim the world number one ranking yesterday as the Russian veteran thrashed the Australian 6-2, 6-4 in the WTA Cincinnati Masters... Read More

Sancho scores as Dortmund run riot against Augsburg

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Jadon Sancho helped Borussia Dortmund to a 5-1 win over Augsburg in their first game of the new Bundesliga season yesterday, scoring in the second half to pick up his second goal of the new campaign. Read More

City held by Spurs after late VAR drama, Liverpool extend perfect start

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw against Tottenham after the Premier League champions were denied a dramatic win by VAR, while Liverpool extended their perfect start to the title race with a 2-1 win at Southampton... Read More

Zidane indicates Bale will stay after Madrid put three past Celta

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

VIGO, Spain (AFP) — Zinedine Zidane indicated Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid after the Welshman led the way in a 3-1 victory over Celta Vigo yesterday. Read More

Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test

Sunday, August, 18 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia's Steve Smith returned to make 92 after a sickening blow to the neck before England captain Joe Root fell for the first golden duck of his Test career as Pat Cummins took two wickets in two balls on a dramatic fourth day of the second Ashes... Read More

Players need to take ownership for results, says Holder

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has urged his players need to “take ownership” for getting West Indies over the line, after the Caribbean side slumped to a six-wicket defeat to India in the third One-Day International (ODI) here... Read More

Spartan, Heats seek advantage in battle for Howard McCatty Community Basketball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Spanish Town Spartans and EXED Heats will be hoping to grab an early advantage when they meet in game one of the Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/National Integrity Action (NIA) Howard McCatty Community Basketball Championships today. Read More

KC defend Wagga Hunt title against Calabar

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Kingston College (KC) edged rivals Calabar High 1-0 at the 11th staging of the annual Wagga Hunt Memorial Classic at Barbican Field last weekend courtesy of a late strike by Tyrese Williams. Read More

Universal Boss to return to winning ways

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Universal Boss, who was a beaten favourite on last, should be more at home in present company and could easily put away rivals with minimum fuss in the $1 million O&S Tack Room Trophy at Caymanas Park today. Read More

To Michael Dyke, with Appreciation

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Michael Dyke (second right), head coach of Edwin Allen's track team, accepts an award for his contribution to the Edwin Allen High School girls' track and field team over the years from Keneisha Carpenter (left), brand manager, Kirk Distributors Limited, while Edwin Allen star Kevona Davis... Read More

JN General Insurance backs Ja's senior squash team to win Caribbean Championships

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

JN General Insurance (JNGI) has underscored its commitment to local squash by assisting the senior national team to attend the Caribbean Area Squash Association's (CASA) Senior Championships, scheduled for today through to next Saturday in Guyana. Read More



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