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New challenge sees Reynolds join select band of elite coaches

Having won the Walker Cup, the Super Cup and reached the Manning Cup football final with Wolmer's Boys' School, many people were surprised when Vassell Reynolds walked away in March to take up the coaching job at Rusea's High School. Read More

Jamaicans continue to impress at ASATT Invitational Champs
Jamaica's young swimmers continued to impress all and sundry at the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) Invitational Championships when they produced a series of dominant displays to improve their tally to 27 medals at the National Aquatic Centre...... Read More

Central Titans hold slight edge over Eastern Tigers
Central Titans have a slight edge over home team Eastern Tigers going into today's final day of the rescheduled fourth-round Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Super League match at Melbourne Oval.... Read More

Lawrence still optimistic about Sandals South Coast staying in RSPL
FROME, Westmoreland — Despite being in the relegation zone from the first week of their first-ever season in the Red Stripe Premier League, Sandals South Coast's Coach Aaron Lawrence is not ready to throw in the towel on the season just get.... Read More

Money Magnet obliges

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 17 2017    

It was a mere formality for the in-form Richard Azan-trained Money Magnet , who duly put away a field of three-year-olds and upward Open Allowance company over six-furlongs (1,200 metres) to highlight yesterday's 10-race programme in... Read More

Desperate Boys' Town welcome marauding Portmore United

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 17 2017    

Under pressure Boys' Town will be aiming to end their 13-game winless streak, but have the arduous task against in-form Portmore United in one of five Red Stripe Premier League games on today at Barbican. Read More

Hope brothers shine but Windies lose warm-up

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

WHANGAREI, New Zealand (CMC) – The Hope brothers, Kyle and Shai, gathered half-centuries but were unable to prevent West Indies from going down by six wickets to an unsung New Zealand XI in their 50-overs tour match here yesterday. Read More

Ashes hopes fade as Smith and Marsh put attack to sword

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

Perth, Australia (AFP) — Australian batsmen Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh put England's attack to the sword on the third day of the third Test in Perth yesterday, leaving the tourists praying for rain to salvage their hopes of retaining the... Read More

Neymar shines on return as PSG beat Rennes

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

Paris, France (AFP) — Neymar starred on his return to the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) line-up after two games out with two goals and two assists in yesterday's 4-1 defeat of Rennes in Ligue 1. Read More

Ronaldo retains Club World Cup for Real Madrid

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's second-half free kick ensured Real Madrid picked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi yesterday to retain the Club World Cup. Read More

Guardiola hails 'humble' City after Spurs rout

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

Manchester , United Kingdom (AFP) — Pep Guardiola saluted his “humble” Manchester City stars after the red-hot Premier League leaders hammered Tottenham 4-1 yesterday to make it 16 successive wins. Read More

City make it 16 in a row, Ozil cracker downs Newcastle

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City racked up a 16th-consecutive Premier League win as the runaway leaders routed Tottenham 4-1, while Mesut Ozil's stunning strike fired Arsenal to a 1-0 success against Newcastle yesterday. Read More

Leon Bailey stars but Bayer Leverkusen held 4-4 by Hannover

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

BERLIN, Germany (AP) — Jamaican striker Leon Bailey scored twice after coming on as a substitute but Bayer Leverkusen failed to hang on as Hannover grabbed a 4-4 draw in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Read More

Defeat hovers for Scorpions after Smith shines again

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Jamaica Scorpions were tumbling towards a heavy defeat after another Devon Smith masterclass placed them under pressure in their day/night seventh round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship on Saturday night. Read More

US$4-million Umbro deal sparks Ricketts-led JFF

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

The Mike Ricketts-led Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is today basking in the spirit of triumph after scoring a US$4-million (about $500 million) kit deal with Umbro, the England-based sportswear and football equipment supplier. Read More



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