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Cousins scores 14, makes hasty exit in season debut with

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points in his much-anticipated Golden State debut and Stephen Curry once again sparkled as the Warriors won their seventh straight game with a 112-94 victory over the... Read More

Taylor set to make season's debut at McKenley/Wint Classic

HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

NATIONAL 400m champion Christopher Taylor will make his much-anticipated schoolboy seasonal debut today at the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic at Calabar High School, which is one of four development meets on today. Read More

Good luck following Chace the Great in Reggae Trophy feature

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Despite carrying topwieght of 57.0kgs (126lbs), two-time sprint champion Chace The Great is expected to repeat his Reggae Trophy triumph in the quick dash Graded Stakes event over the five furlong (1,000 metres) straight course at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Grand Palladium snap Falmouth's unbeaten streak

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Falmouth United lost their season-long unbeaten run in all competitions after they were ambushed by Grand Palladium 2-1 in their second round Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League game at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in... Read More

GIRLZ AT WORK

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Having started a clean slate with an innovative pool of players, Reggae Girlz Head Coach Hue Menzies says the focus is on hard work as he is expecting a competitive battle for positions in the final 23-member squad in their build up to the Fifa Women's World Cup in France. Read More

Guy buoyed by positives as Orchids look to semis

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Ravaged by a plethora of problems at just about every step all season, St Ann Orchids' head coach, Janet Guy, is finally seeing some encouragement in her Berger Elite League outfit. Read More

Orelue, McCulloch revel in tipsters' competition wins

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

MARK Orelue (The Lark) and Mario Wayne McCulloch (Slip Saddle) are out to further bolster their reputations as they seek to retain their top spots in the Capital Betting and Wagering Limited/Jamaica Observer Tipsters' Competition. Read More

CMU Spartans cop inaugural New Year 9s rugby trophy

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Spartans won the inaugural Jamaica Rugby League Association New Year 9s by defeating Kingston Central Hounds 18-14 in a close and exciting final at the Duhaney Park Mini Stadium last Saturday. Read More

Dhoni finishes off job to clinch ODI series for India

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Master finisher Mahendra Singh Dhoni eased India to a seven-wicket victory to clinch their One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia in Melbourne yesterday. Read More

Siakam lifts Raptors over Suns, Injured Embiid shines for Sixers

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AF) —Pascal Siakam banked in the winning shot at the final buzzer as the Toronto Raptors won their eighth consecutive home game with a 111-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. Read More

Spurs can cope without Kane, says Pochettino

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Harry Kane's absence will inevitably affect Tottenham's performances in the coming weeks, m anager Mauricio Pochettino admitted yesterday, but the Argentine is positive they can cope without the England... Read More

Man City boss Guardiola says spying rife outside England

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pep Guardiola said yesterday that clubs he has coached in the past were involved in spying on their opponents, after Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa admitted to using espionage tactics. Read More

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice men Nadal and Federer plough on

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Maria Sharapova stunned defending champion Caroline Wozniacki to sweep into the Australian Open last 16 yesterday and join ice men Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, who clinically disposed of their opponents. Read More

Nevers upbeat as Hummingbirds show good form

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Kingston — Hummingbirds sounded an ominous warning in racking up a 61-36 victory over St James Sharpes without top shooter Sabrina Spence, in their final preliminary game of the Berger Elite League at Leila Robinson Courts. Read More

Liverpool laying groundwork for sustained success, says Klopp

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool's Premier League rivals that the leaders are laying the foundations for long-term success. Read More



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