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Antetokounmpo leads Bucks over Harden's Rockets

Friday, January, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee's NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) contender Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points to lead the Bucks to a hard-fought 116-109 victory Wednesday over reigning MVP James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Read More

Regional four-day championship: Red Force in charge vs Scorpions

Friday, January, 11 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, boosted by fast bowler Anderson Phillip's hattrick, have taken command of the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against hosts Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park. Read More

Regional Four-day Championship: Scorpions 20-1 in reply to Red Force 203 all out

Friday, January, 11 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions reached 20-1 at lunch in reply to Trinidad and Tobago Red Force first-innings score of 203 all out on Friday's second day of the West Indies four-day match at Sabina Park. Read More

Harbour View clip UWI to inch up to ninth

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

 Harbour View FC continued their snail-pace rebound in the Red Stripe Premier League when they edged UWI FC 1-0 in a contest lacking the spectacular at the Mona Bowl yesterday. Read More

'No room for error'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Robert Haynes, the interim coach of Jamaica Scorpions, says there is little room for error when his team hosts fellow strugglers Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match at Sabina Park. Read More

Bravo back for Red Force as Test return looms

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a Trinidad and Tobago Red Force 13-man squad for the fourth-round Regional first-class match against Jamaica Scorpions, putting the exiled star one step closer to a Test return. Read More

Jamar Hamilton to lead CWI President's XI against England

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel yesterday named the CWI President's XI squad to face England. Read More

Man City hit nine past Burton to cruise towards League Cup final

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Holders Manchester City can look forward to defending the League Cup in next month's final at Wembley as Gabriel Jesus struck four goals in a 9-0 thrashing of Burton Albion in their semi-final, first leg... Read More

$52m target!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Emotions ran high at the Jamaica Pegasus yesterday as Sagicor Foundation launched the 21st staging of its Sigma Corporate Run with a target of $52 million for the February 17 event. Read More

Barcelona icon Iniesta apologises over blackface photo

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has apologised after posting a photo on social media with two people in blackface as part of Epiphany celebrations. Read More

PSG stunned in League Cup quarters by struggling Guingamp

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Paris, France (AFP) — Paris Saint-Germain saw their 43-match winning run in domestic cup competitions come to an end as Thomas Tuchel's men suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat by Ligue 1 bottom club Guingamp in the French League Cup quarter-finals... Read More

Cooper out, Williams in training squad for Pakistan

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Britney Cooper has been excluded from a 20-member training squad named to begin preparation for the upcoming series against Pakistan. Read More

Kremlin blames 'logistics' for missed WADA deadline

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — The Kremlin yesterday said Moscow's failure to meet the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) deadline last week to hand over data from its anti-doping laboratory could be explained by logistical problems. Read More

Back to school for Japan after squeaky 3-2 Asian Cup comeback

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Japan captain Maya Yoshida admitted the former champions had failed to do sufficient homework on Turkmenistan after coming from behind to win their Asian Cup opener 3-2 yesterday. Read More

Raptors, Nuggets grab narrow wins as Warriors cruise

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors kept the pressure on in the NBA East race Tuesday as Serge Ibaka's late dunk made the difference in a scrappy 104-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Read More



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