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RUNS, PLEASE!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions are looking to wind down the regional four-day season on a positive note, says Captain Nikita Miller. Read More

Orchids improve play-off chances with Gaters win

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Defending champions St Ann Orchids strengthened their chances of making the four-team play-offs in Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League with a 37-31 win over Clarendon Gaters at Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday night. Read More

Rain forces abandonment of Windies final warm-up

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — Rain dealt a blow to West Indies Under-19s' preparations for their opening match of the ICC Youth World Cup when it washed out their final official warm-up against Zimbabwe here yesterday. Read More

IOC to host meeting of North, South Korea officials

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — Officials from North and South Korea will meet at the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) headquarters on January 20 to hammer out the details of the North's participation at next month's Winter Games, the IOC said yesterday. Read More

Huge benefits for T&T from T20 campaign — report

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago's hosting of preliminary-round and play-off matches in the Caribbean Premier League has resulted in an economic impact of US$23.6 million, tournament organisers have said. Read More

MBU face Waterhouse on Sunday

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

TUCKER, St James - Two-time Red Stripe Premier League champions Montego Bay United (MBU) can move closer to a spot in the top six on Sunday if they can beat Waterhouse FC in their second-round game at Wespow Park, set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More

'I am better prepared'

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - After his previous stint with two-time Red Stripe Premier League champions, Montego Bay United, American coach Tim Hankinson says he is better prepared for his second tour of duty that started earlier this week when he took over the reins of the... Read More

Austrian football chief probed over Blatter re-election

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

VIENNA, Austria (AFP) – Austrian prosecutors said yesterday that they are investigating the country's national football federation head Leo Windtner over a payment made at the time of the disgraced Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president in 2015. Read More

Trail Blazers silence Thunder, Heat edge Raptors

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — C J McCollum scored 27 points and passed off seven assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over Oklahoma City 117-106 in an NBA matchup Tuesday night. Read More

Catherine Hall seek third straight win in Confed League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

IRWIN, St James - Catherine Hall FC could take over the lead in Zone One of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League on Saturday when they take on Harmony FC in a battle of promoted teams at Irwin High School set to kick off at... Read More

PHOTO: Champions!

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Members of the Harmony FC team hoist the Trelawny FA/Victor Wright KO trophy after their 3-1 win over Holland United in the final played at Bounty Hall, Trelawny recently. This was Harmony FC's second KO title of the season after they also won the Trelawny FA President's Cup. (Photo: Paul... Read More

Western Sport Diary

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

FRIDAY, January 12ISSA boys' basketballMuschett High vs St James High — U16 Muschett 2:30 pmMuschett High vs Spot Valley High —U19 Muschett 4:00 pm SATURDAY, January 13 Read More

Hurricanes 60-4 in reply to Scorpions' 197

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions’ batsmen were again found wanting as Leeward Islands Hurricanes dismissed the hosts for 197 in the first innings of the ninth-round regional four-day game at Sabina Park. Read More

Troy Primary to be renamed in honour of Veronica Campbell Brown

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange today announced that Troy Primary School in Trelawny will be renamed in honour of one of Jamaica's greatest athletes, Veronica Campbell Brown. Read More

Scorpions 197 all out vs Hurricanes

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions were bowled out for 197 on day one of the regional four-day match at Sabina Park after losing the toss and being to asked to bat first by Leeward Islands Hurricanes.Score: Scorpions 197 (59.1 overs) Read More



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