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West Indies draw first blood against Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor's aggressive half-century and a four-wicket haul by Afy Fletcher led them to a comprehensive 64-run win over Ireland in the first of three T20 internationals here yesterday. Read More

Rain robs Windies of vital practice
BRISTOL, England (CMC) — The West Indies' preparations for the upcoming ICC World Cup were foiled by inclement weather, with their first official warm-up game against South Africa being abandoned here yesterday due to heavy showers.... Read More

Girlz hit ground running
GLASGOW, Scotland — Jamaica's Reggae Girlz never let any obstacle, great or small, interfere with whatever mission they set out on, and they once again proved that with a spirited display at a training session yesterday.... Read More

FULL SPEED AHEAD
GLASGOW, Scotland — After arriving here late Saturday night with other members of the team, Reggae Girlz fitness coach Will Hitzelberger yesterday launched his campaign to get the players recovered from the jetlag.... Read More

Ballaz making steady progress at Williamsburg Invitational Football tourney

Dwayne Richards Senior staff reporter | Monday, May, 27 2019    

Ballaz enjoyed a good second day in Williamsburg after their Under-12 team suffered a 1-3 loss to Tidewater Sharks United on Friday's opening day of the Williamsburg Invitational Football Tournament, the Ballaz Football Academy rebounded to score four wins on Saturday up to press... Read More

Lilliput Rovers clip Cambridge to claim St James FA Sandals Major League crown

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, May, 27 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lilliput Rovers were crowned champions of the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Major League on Saturday at Jarrett Park, after a close 1-0 win over Cambridge United in the final. Read More

Wadadah edge Baptiste Alliance 2-1 in JFF Play-offs

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, May, 27 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Wadadah FC snapped a 19-game winless run in the Jamaica Football Federation Premier League Play-offs with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over 10-man Baptiste Alliance at Jarrett Park on Saturday. Read More

10 selected for 2nd phase of Digicel NBA Jumpstart clinic in T&T

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 27 2019    

The Digicel NBA Jumpstart clinic concluded yesterday with 10 players selected for the second phase of the try-outs to be held in the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago in July. Read More

Kingston CC off mark in Jam T20 bashment

Monday, May, 27 2019    

Kingston CC got their first win of the Jam T20 season on Saturday, beating Zone A opponents Kingston & St Andrew CA by five wickets in a low-scoring round two encounter at Sabina Park. Read More

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA final

Monday, May, 27 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard finished with 27 points and a career-high 17 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors advanced to their first NBA final with a 100-94 win over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks. Read More

George's Plain are Westmoreland FA Major League champions

Monday, May, 27 2019    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — George's Plain FC are the champions of the Westmoreland Football Association Dujon's Construction Major League after edging Petersfield FC 1-0 in the final played at Llandilo Sports Complex on Thursday. Read More

Nike to end financial penalties for pregnant athletes — report

Monday, May, 27 2019    

New York, United States (AFP) — US sporting goods giant Nike, under fire for financially penalising sponsored athletes who become pregnant, is changing its maternity policy, New York Times reported. Read More

PHOTO: Full speed ahead

Monday, May, 27 2019    

Members of the Reggae Girlz team during a training session at University of Strathclyde yesterday. (Photo: Sherdon Cowan) Read More

Menzies remains upbeat despite Girlz travel woes

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

GLASGOW, Scotland — Jamaica's Head Coach Hue Menzies views the current travel obstacles faced by his Reggae Girlz team as another important test of their character, and one which they are expected to overcome like the resilient group they are. Read More

Two matches on today in JFF Premier League Play-offs

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

There will be two games on today in the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Play-offs as Faulkland FC host Downs FC at WesPow Park and Lime Hall CC take on Vere United at Drax Hall. Both games are scheduled to start at 3:30 pm. Read More



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