Sport

Struggling MBU face uphill battle against Mount Pleasant

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

After losing their last five games and plunging to the bottom of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Montego Bay United have an uphill task when they face Mount Pleasant at Wespow Park.Kick-off is at 3:00 pm. Read More

Scorpions face defeat against Red Force

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

JAMAICA Scorpions face an uphill task of getting by Trinidad and Tobago Red Force heading into the final day of play, as they seek to avoid a third-consecutive defeat and second on the trot at home in the 2018-19 West Indies Four-Day Cricket Championship. Read More

Shane Ellis canters to 1,200 winners

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Despite the outright win by Another Bullet in the $1.15- million St Catherine Cup feature, it was former two-time champion jockey Shane Ellis who took the limelight on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Holder urges Windies to lift their game against England

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder has labelled the upcoming England Test tour as a “big series” and says he hopes his side can replicate the fight they showed on their fierce rivals' last tour of the Caribbean four years ago when they drew... Read More

Organisers settle on stable window for CPL tournament

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean Premier League organisers and Cricket West Indies have settled on a stable window for the popular Twenty20 championship, which will see it continue to be played in August and September for the next five years. Read More

Digicel to replace Flow in Champs sponsorship change-over

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

DIGICEL looks set to be the next telecommunication partner of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships after Flow's three-year sponsorship deal ended last year. Read More

Jaguars on course for victory over Volcanoes

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC) — Guyana Jaguars defied half-centuries from Alick Athanaze and Devon Smith and looked set to complete their fourth-straight victory, after they fortified their hold on their match against Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West Indies Championship on... Read More

Liverpool extend lead, Chelsea take control of Champions League chase

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Mohamed Salah's second-half penalty moved Liverpool seven points clear at the top of the Premier League thanks to a 1-0 win away to Brighton, while Arsenal's hopes of a top-four finish suffered another body blow in defeat by West Ham... Read More

PSG bounce back from League Cup exit with win at Amiens

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe scored as Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) responded to their shock, midweek League Cup defeat by claiming a 3-0 win at Amiens yesterday to move 13 points clear at the Ligue 1 summit. Read More

England's 'biggest year in a generation' starts with Windies test

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England begin a 2019 that England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Tom Harrison believes represents a “once in a generation” opportunity with a West Indies tour that could yet prove uncomfortably awkward. Read More

Rockets rout Cavs, Raptors avenge loss to Nets

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday. Read More

Sharma fireworks thwarted as Australia beat India in 1st ODI

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Australia fended off an explosive century from Rohit Sharma to post a morale-boosting 34-run victory over India in the first One-Day International in Sydney yesterday. Read More

South Africa build lead despite Pakistan fightback

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Duanne Olivier took his third five-wicket haul of the series before Pakistan's bowlers fought back on the second day of the third and final Test against South Africa yesterday. Read More

Red Force on the march against Scorpions

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, powered by fast bowler Anderson Phillip's hat-trick, are well in charge of the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against hosts Jamaica Scorpions heading into the third day of play at Sabina Park. Read More

Shaw banking on corporate support for KSAFA/Valeo Football Academy

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) continued to set the pace for other football associations in Jamaica when they launched a new football academy on Tuesday. Read More



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