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Man City sweat on De Bruyne after knee injury

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne could face a spell on the sidelines after injuring his right knee in training, the Premier League champions said yesterday. Read More

Lights out!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 16 2018    

A man-of-the-match bowling performance by Adam Zampa, backed by a solid half-century from Glenn Phillips, propelled the Jamaica Tallawahs to a fairly comfortable six-wicket win over St Lucia Stars at Sabina Park in match seven of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20... Read More

Catherine Hall seek semi berth in WBA league

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Thursday, August, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars could become the third team to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the Western Basketball Association Elite League today when they take on Inner-City Avalanche at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in a rescheduled second round game set to... Read More

Photo: LIGHTS OUT!

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

Glenn Phillips (left) of Jamaica Tallawahs hits into the leg side during his blistering innings as St Lucia Stars wicketkeeper Andre Fletcher reacts during the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 tournament at Sabina Park on Tuesday. Tallawahs won by six wickets. (Photo: Michael... Read More

Djokovic overcomes stomach trouble in Cincy

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

CINCINNATI, United States (AFP) — Novak Djokovic battled stomach issues and a slow start before dispatching Adrian Mannarino to reach the third round in Cincinnati yesterday, but third seed Alexander Zverev again crashed out prematurely. Read More

Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui's Real Madrid in Super Cup

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

TALLINN, Estonia (AFP) — Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn yesterday, as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions. Read More

Champions League the dream for Barca, says Messi

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) — Barcelona star Lionel Messi said the club will “do everything possible” this season to prise the Champions League trophy away from arch-rivals Real Madrid, who have won the competition each of the past three years. Read More

Rooney not 'on holiday' in MLS

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — With Major League soccer still buzzing over Wayne Rooney's late-game exploits in DC United's Sunday win over Orlando, the former England star said Tuesday he's not in North America on holiday. Read More

Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar dies at 77

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Ajit Wadekar, the man who led India to their first series triumphs in England and the West Indies, died yesterday at the age of 77, the Press Trust of India reported. Read More

Rivalry pushes red-hot Chinese sprinters to the limit

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Chinese sprinters Su Bingtian and Xie Zhenye are locked in a fierce but friendly rivalry that is propelling them ever faster — just in time for the Asian Games. Read More

NBA releases Philippines' Clarkson for Asian Games

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will suit up for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Indonesia, the country's basketball federation announced yesterday, just days after the NBA said it would not release him for the... Read More

Federer opens with win over Gojowczyk

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

CINCINNATI, United States (AFP) — Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a quick 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in his first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015. Read More

Former track athlete Kristen McGregor revels in bodybuilding

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Having previously tried her hand as a track athlete in the sprints during her years at the University of Technology, (UTech) and then at rugby, Kristen McGregor eventually came to the realisation that her true love lies in bodybuilding. Read More

Orpheus favoured for Open Allowance feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Orpheus , who has been sprinting in his last four starts, gets the perfect distance of nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m), and should bag the top-rated Open Allowance event on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Spinner Adam Zampa targets Tallawahs success

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

The last time Adam Zampa was on show in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with Guyana Amazon Warriors, things did not go as well as he had hoped, but the Australian leg-spinner is now optimistic that the 2018 campaign with the Jamaica Tallawahs will be more... Read More



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