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Bremen snatch play-off survival chance, champions Bayern rout Wolfsburg

Sunday, June, 28 2020    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Werder Bremen gave themselves hope of avoiding relegation from the German Bundesliga by thrashing Cologne 6-1 to grab a play-off place on the last day of the season, while champions Bayern Munich routed Wolfsburg before lifting the trophy... Read More

Mahogany preferred to England's Rose in hot sprint

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, June, 27 2020    

With no trophy race being offered on today's 12-race programme, all attention is going to be placed on the Restricted Stakes event for three-year-olds and upward where respective Classic aspirants Mahogany and England's Rose... Read More

Hamilton blasts 'ignorant' Ecclestone over 'black people more racist than white' view

Saturday, June, 27 2020    

Paris , France (AFP) — World champion Lewis Hamilton labelled Bernie Ecclestone as “ignorant and uneducated” yesterday after the former Formula 1 (F1) supremo claimed that “black people are sometimes more racist than... Read More

JOA salutes affiliate members on Olympic Day

Saturday, June, 27 2020    

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, has magnified the call in commemoration of Olympic Day for people to “stay strong, stay active, stay healthy” during this novel coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Brooks hails impact of warm-up fixture following half-century

Saturday, June, 27 2020    

MANCHESTER, England (CMC) — Rookie Shamarh Brooks believes the opening three-day warm-up game was critical for West Indies' batting group in becoming acclimatised to English conditions, especially since it was their first taste of competitive action since arriving here two weeks... Read More

What now for Liverpool after ending Premier League title drought?

Saturday, June, 27 2020    

Liverpool , United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool's romp to a first league title in 30 years with a record seven games of the season remaining could herald a golden new era for the Reds with Jurgen Klopp at the helm. Read More


BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, June, 27 2020    

JAMAICAN pacer Marquino Mindley says he is pleased with his performance during the West Indies intra-squad warm-up match at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Read More

'Misconceptions and falsehoods'

Saturday, June, 27 2020    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) formally responded to a US Government report that recommended lawmakers be given power to withhold funding from the global drugs watchdog in the absence of governance reforms. Read More

Reifer pacing himself even as he hopes for Test opportunity

Friday, June, 26 2020    

MANCHESTER, England (CMC) —Despite a fantastic five-wicket spell on the second day of the West Indies first warm-up match here, Raymon Reifer said he was taking his performance in stride and was not “thinking too far ahead” to whether he would be selected to play in the... Read More

Fifa approves $1.5-billion coronavirus

Friday, June, 26 2020    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — Fifa is to make available $1.5 billion in grants and loans as a relief fund to help associations impacted by the coronavirus, world football's governing body announced yesterday. Read More

Former Reggae Boy Claude Davis reaps success as coach at Florida school

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 26 2020    

Former Reggae Boyz defender Claude Davis was voted Coach of the Year for all boys' sports at William Boone High school by the Orlando Sentinel Varsity during virtual 22nd annual awards ceremony on June 17. Read More

Liverpool win Premier League to end 30-year title drought

Friday, June, 26 2020    

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions without kicking a ball yesterday as Chelsea's 2-1 win over Manchester City ended the Reds' 30-year wait to win the English title. Read More

He's okay!

Friday, June, 26 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies Coach Phil Simmons had no qualms over the fitness of Jason Holder after the captain played a restricted role on the final day of his side's first warm-up match ahead of next month's Test series against England. Read More

Striking Lady benefits from coronavirus break

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 26 2020    

The maiden win by Striking Lady last Saturday (June 20) has enhanced claims that she is more than an average racer. Read More


BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 26 2020    

The promoter of local racing Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) has introduced a new addition to it racing product. SVREL on the return of racing last Saturday (June 20) at Caymanas Park started its 'Trackside Live' drive-in. Read More


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