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Chase a 'quality player', says coach Law

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies Head Coach Stuart Law has praised the talents of Roston Chase, labelling him “a quality player” who has worked hard to convert his weaknesses into strengths. Read More

Pant, Rahane deflate Windies after Chase hundred

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies released the pressure in the final session as wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and Ajinkya Rahane struck enterprising half-centuries to give India control of the second and final Test here yesterday. Read More

Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Amsterdam, Netherlands (AFP) — Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk led the Netherlands to a crushing 3-0 win over Germany yesterday in the Nations League, to ramp up the pressure on German coach Joachim Loew. Read More

Top order let us down, laments Holder

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has laid the blame for West Indies' series defeat at the feet of the top order, conceding their lack of runs put too much pressure on the remainder of the line-up during the calamitous two-match rubber against India. Read More

Holder looks to McGrath and Anderson for inspiration

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder said Sunday that he is looking to hone his fast bowling skills by taking inspiration from pace legends Glenn McGrath and James Anderson. Read More

India's Yadav helps seal 2-0 Windies series sweep

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed a match haul of 10 wickets to lead India to a series sweep against the West Indies with a win inside three days in the second Test on Sunday. Read More

Whitmore says England trip opened his eyes

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore says his recent trip to England was both productive and enlightening.  The Reggae Boyz head coach told the Jamaica Observer that he was able to meet with a number of prospective players, plus he attended an educational... Read More

Girlz bask in semi-final berth but mindful job’s not done

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP In USA | Saturday, October, 13 2018    

MCALLEN, USA — They set out to create history, and the current crop of senior Reggae Girlz is on the verge of achieving that feat.In fact, they are only one win away from qualifying for the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup in France, which would see them becoming... Read More

Sunshine Girls brace for tougher challenge from the Roses

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, October, 13 2018    

STILL smarting from their one-point loss to the England Roses in the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in April, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls took to the courts of National Indoor Sports Arena, in the Lasco/Sunshine three-Test Series on Thursday, with revenge on their... Read More

Five charities receive $610,000 each from Kingston City Run road races

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, October, 13 2018    

Five charities were each presented with a sum of $610,000 by the Kingston City Run organisers from the proceeds of the sixth staging of the road races in March. The presentation of the cheques to the five charities was made by Nicola Madden-Greig, co-chair and co-founder of the Kingston... Read More

Chase eyes hundred as Windies battle back

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — Stroke-maker Roston Chase stood on the brink of his fourth Test hundred after producing a gallant effort to lift West Indies out of trouble against India on the opening day of the second and final Test here yesterday.The 26-year-old right-hander was unbeaten... Read More

15-year-old dominates Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

Fifteen-year-old Samantha Pryce crossed the finishing line in 20 minutes and nine seconds to become one of the youngest winners of the Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs last Saturday night in downtown Kingston. Read More

Peter-Lee Vassell hopes for the best after Norwegian club trial

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Saturday, October, 13 2018    

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Peter-Lee Vassell is keeping his proverbial fingers crossed that the big break he dreams about for most of his life,will happen soon. Read More

She's A Maneater to take charge of Gold Cup

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver | Saturday, October, 13 2018    

WAYNE DaCosta's well-decorated filly and reigning Horse of the Year, She's A Maneater, could prove the juggernaut of local thoroughbred racing when she takes on what looks to be a charged field of hot Grade One steppers in the 46th running of Cal's Tomato Ketchup Gold Cup at Caymanas... Read More

India spin test ideal for Bangladesh tour, says Windies coach

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

Hyderabad, India (AFP) — West Indies coach Stuart Law yesterday said his batsmen being tested against quality Indian spinners is ideal preparation for their upcoming tour of Bangladesh. Read More



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