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Jamaica face Nigeria in Special Olympics Toyota Unified Football Cup opener

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

CHICAGO, Illinois — Jamaica's Head Coach Shane Richards stressed the importance of taking all three points when his team squares off against Nigeria in opening-day action of the Special Olympics Toyota Unified Football Cup today. Read More

Windies skipper wants better pitches to suit Windies' fast bowlers

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Despite trouncing Bangladesh 2-0 in their just completed Test series, West Indies c aptain Jason Holder is calling for better pitches to be prepared in the Caribbean. Read More

Holder achieves career-best in bowling, all-rounders charts

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder has shot to a career-best position in the International Cricket Council Test bowlers rankings and has broken into the top five on the all-rounders charts, for the first time ever. Read More

Excelsior lift inaugural Ali Cole Cup

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

Excelsior High school became the first winners of the Green and Yellow Ali Cole Cup, a pre-season schoolboy football competition named in honour of school football legend Ali Cole Jr, when they defeated Vauxhall High 2-1 on penalties in the final last Saturday at the... Read More

'More improvement needed,' says Holder

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

Despite their good run of form in recent times, West Indies c aptain Jason Holder is by no means content as he stressed that his team still has a few things to improve on ahead of their next assignment. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday, July 14, 2018

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

RACE 1-MAIDEN CONDITION (4YOS&UP WARDS) 1500METRES/7 1/2FURLONGS Read More

Tough Overnight to call

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

 While the Henry Harrison Snr Memorial Cup is the listed feature on tomorrow's 10-race card at Caymanas Park, for sure, the six and a half furlongs (1,300 metres) Overnight Allowance race is sure to attract more attention by race goers. Read More

Racing photos — July 17, 2018

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

Trainer Richard Azan (left) and jockey Bebeto Harvey discuss tactics before the start of a race on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Caymanas Park. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)So beautiful in 'ites', green and gold. Read More

Defending champs Northern Lights bow out with win in

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

Defending champions in the Sandals Under-19 Cricket Competition Northern Lights started their defence disastrously after losing their first three matches. Read More

Leeward Islands top standings after second win, Trinidad suffer first defeat

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — With just two rounds of matches remaining in the Cricket West Indies Under-17 Championships, the Leeward Islands sit atop the standings following the completion of the third round of matches on Saturday. Read More

Windies A keep Surrey honest despite Borthwick century

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Scott Borthwick struck an exciting hundred but West Indies A's seamers still managed to contain Surrey on the opening day of their four-day contest at the Oval here yesterday. Read More

Holder believes he's beginning to realise full potential

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaican (CMC) — It may have taken 30 Test matches, but West Indies captain Jason Holder believes he is finally beginning to reach his full potential. Read More

Photo: TALL IN THE SADDLE

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

A happy jockey Oneil Scott stands tall in the saddle after guiding Sir Jhunjhun Wala to victory in Saturday's (July, 14, 2018) 10th race (the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association Trophy) at Caymanas Park. Sir Jhunjhun Wala, trained by Howard Jaghai, was winning his second race. Read More

Africa 'real' World Cup winners, says Venezuela's Maduro

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.France beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's final in Moscow, but with a team featuring number players of African heritage. Read More

Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt is making a run at professional soccer in Australia. Read More



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