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Alonso puts Hamilton in top five of all time

Friday, October, 19 2018    

AUSTIN, United States (AFP) — Fernando Alonso heaped praise on Lewis Hamilton and omitted Sebastian Vettel yesterday when he was asked to name his five greatest Formula One drivers of all time. Read More

Symbolic first win for apprentice Radesh Roman

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, October, 19 2018    

Apprentice jockey Radesh Roman, the 20-year-old cousin of six-time champion Omar Walker, recorded his first victory on only his seventh ride at Caymanas Park. Read More

Photo: FOR YOU, MY LADY

Friday, October, 19 2018    

National youth women’s coach Xavier Gilbert (right) presents a bouqet of flowers to Reggae Girlz player Shanise Foster (centre) at a reception held at the Norman Manley International Airport to welcome players and staff of Jamaica’s women’s football team after they successfully... Read More

Photos: Moments to cherish

Friday, October, 19 2018    

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Nuclear Flight moves to Overnight

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, October, 19 2018    

MOVING through the classes, Nuclear Flight has definitely developed a liking for the five-furlong (1,000m) straight course. On Saturday it was another an easy win down the course for the filly in a Restricted Stakes event. Read More

Pakistan's Kaneria admits fixing guilt at last — report

Friday, October, 19 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pakistan's Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denial, Britain's Daily Mail reported late... Read More

Dominant Pakistan close on series victory over Australia

Friday, October, 19 2018    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Pakistan grabbed an early wicket after Babar Azam struck a fluent 99 to edge closer to claiming a series victory over Australia in the second Test at Abu Dhabi, yesterday. Read More

Legend Sir Andy throws support behind T20 World Cup

Friday, October, 19 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies fast-bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts joined scores of cricket fans on the streets of the capital city last weekend in a promotional drive to get fans upbeat ahead of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup next month. Read More

Red Force crush Volcanoes to secure semi-final berth

Friday, October, 19 2018    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force assured themselves of a semi-final spot in the Regional Super50 with a crushing seven-wicket over the Windward Islands Volcanoes at the Brian Lara Stadium here Wednesday. Read More

JustBet has Chelsea at $1.63 to beat Man United

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, October, 19 2018    

THIS Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, top flight football across Europe's elite leagues returns after a two-week international break. Saturday, especially, there are some eye-catching encounters in England and Spain, and JustBet previews two of those tantalising duels for... Read More

NFL 2018/WEEK 7 - An enthralling set of matches as the Patriots beat young

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, October, 19 2018    

THERE are times when a game gets hyped in pre-match discussions but fail to live up to expectations. The Sunday night encounter between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs delivered as promised. Read More

Hard work has paid off — Girlz

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

FRISCO, USA — After putting in many hours, arduous workouts and mind-cramping focus in an effort to qualify for the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup, the Reggae Girlz have finally done it. Read More

Girlz staff revel in historic feat

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP In USA | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

FRISCO, USA – If once you fail to succeed, try and try again until you get it right.It's this never-say-die attitude that finally got Jamaica's Reggae Girlz into the Fifa Women's World Cup after numerous failed attempts. Read More

Michael Hector fans flame of World Cup dream

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

It's hard to second-guess Michael Hector's commitment to Jamaica's Reggae Boyz. Read More

Blackwood sparkles with hundred but rain has final say

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Test discard Jermaine Blackwood struck his second Regional Super50 hundred and third of his List A career, but had his effort upstaged by rain as the contest against Leeward Islands Hurricanes finished in a disappointing no-result here on Tuesday... Read More



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