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Xavier Nairne is lone entrant in 200m

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Xavier Nairne will be Jamaica's lone representative in the men's 200m which starts today, the third day of the IAAF Word Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Read More

Historic bronze for Pinnock in long jump

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Wayne Pinnock won a historic bronze medal yesterday in the men's long jump with 7.90m (-0.1m/s), as he got Jamaica on the medal chart on the second day of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Read More

Gayle, Patterson for Vice-Chancellor's cricket honours

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Batting superstar Chris Gayle and legendary West Indies fast bowler Patrick Patterson will be the special honorees at the 19th Annual Vice-Chancellor's cricket match. Read More

Photo: THEY’RE GOING HOME!

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

England's players react after their defeat in the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match against Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow yesterday. Croatia will play France in the World Cup final after they beat England 2-1 in extra-time yesterday thanks to a Mario Mandzukic goal in... Read More

Reifer's five-wicket haul helps Windies A take control of second 'Test'

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

AUNTON, England (CMC) — A five-wicket haul from Raymon Reifer has put the West Indies A in firm control after the second day of the second four-day “Test” against India yesterday. Read More

Federer shocked by Anderson at Wimbledon as Djokovic makes semis

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Eight-time champion Roger Federer was sensationally knocked out of Wimbledon yesterday, surrendering a two-set lead and a match point at the hands of South African giant killer Kevin Anderson. Read More

Croatia play down fatigue fears as they eye

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Croatia defender Dejan Lovren believes his tired team are ready to seize the opportunity of a lifetime when they face England in the World Cup semi-finals in Moscow today. Read More

Sabina Park ready to host second Windies-Bangladesh Test – Francis

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) chief executive officer Courtney Francis says he is satisfied with Sabina Park's readiness ahead of tomorrow's start of the second Test match between West Indies and touring Bangladesh. Read More

Southgate hopes England avoid World Cup

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — England m anager Gareth Southgate said his inexperienced side must look to perform at their “regular level” despite the pressure of playing in a World Cup semi-final. Read More

Salas faces 'Concrete' in Contender semis

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

“I have never been better prepared for a fight than I am for this Contender series,” declared Devon “Concrete” Moncriffe, who goes up against his Team Canada counterpart Ricardo Salas in the second semi-final for the right to face Richard “Frog” Holmes... Read More

Ronaldo ends nine-year Madrid reign, joins Juventus

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Real Madrid yesterday announced the transfer of modern great Cristiano Ronaldo to Italian champions Juventus, with the Portuguese superstar saying the time had come “for a new stage” in his life. Read More

T&T, Leewards, WIndwards hunt more victories in U-17 round 2

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Defending champions Trinidad & Tobago (T&T) will be going after their second win Thursday, when the WINDIES Under-17 Championship continues at home. Read More

Reifer's five wicket haul helps Windies A take control of second 'Test'

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — A five-wicket haul from Raymon Reifer has put the West Indies A in firm control after the second day of the second four-day “Test” against India. Read More

#WC2018: Croatia beat England 2-1 after extra-time in semi-final

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Croatia will play France in the World Cup final after they beat England 2-1 in extra-time on Wednesday thanks to a Mario Mandzukic goal in the second period of extra-time. Read More

FIFA to take legal action against World Cup pirate broadcasters

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

DOHA, Qatar (AFP) — FIFA said Wednesday it is preparing to take legal action in Saudi Arabia against pirate broadcasters illegally showing World Cup matches in the kingdom. Read More



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