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Dream up in smoke

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jamaica's Under-17 Reggae Girlz crashed out of the CONCACAF CFU Championship play-off game when they lost 6-7 on penalties to Puerto Rico at the Stade Sylvio Cator stadium in the Haitian capital yesterday. Read More

Class act
Leaders Portmore United shrugged off a one-man disadvantage to crush visitors Humble Lion FC 3-0 in yesterday's Red Stripe Premier League encounter at Spanish Town Prison Oval.... Read More

Tougher Paul Palmer looks to Scorpions challenge
Paul Palmer, reappointed captain of Jamaica Scorpions for the first two games of the regional four-day cricket season, says he has toughened as a person and is much better prepared for the role this time around.... Read More

Rusea's take charge after rallying win over champs Cornwall
CATHERINE HALL, St James — Ten-time champions Rusea's High took charge of Group Two of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup quarter-finals on Saturday night after coming from a goal down to beat defending champions Cornwall College 2-1 in front of a massive crowd at the Montego Bay Sports...... Read More

Tivoli edge Cavalier in dull affair

Monday, October, 23 2017    

A last-gasp strike by Captain Romaine Breakenridge pushed Tivoli Gardens to a 1-0 win over Cavalier SC in their Red Stripe Premier League match the Stadium East field yesterday. Read More

Bolt determined to pursue football

Monday, October, 23 2017    

AUSTIN, United States (AFP) — Retired sprint king Usain Bolt has vowed to pursue his dream of playing professional football, but admits he will not “embarrass” himself if his goal is out of reach. Read More

Bishoo's five-wicket haul puts Windies in control

Monday, October, 23 2017    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo's fourth five-wicket haul in Tests handed West Indies a precious 60-run first innings lead, and the Caribbean side then batted themselves into control of the opening Test against Zimbabwe on the second day here... Read More

Fletcher delivers series win for Windies Women

Monday, October, 23 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Afy Fletcher's career-best five-wicket haul was enough to help West Indies Women to a comfortable 47-run win in the second Twenty20 International here Saturday night, and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Read More

Big plans for STETHS

Monday, October, 23 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — A recently installed artificial lighting system at the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Sports Complex has provided a boost for sports in Santa Cruz and the wider St Elizabeth. Read More

Merseyside misery as Liverpool and Everton lose heavily

Monday, October, 23 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — It was a case of 'North London nine, Merseyside three' as Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal inflicted thumping defeats on both Liverpool and Everton, respectively, in the Premier League yesterday. Read More

Leaders Portmore, Humble Lion in mouth-watering clash

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

Leaders Portmore United and Humble Lion clash in the feature Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at 3:30 pm at the Spanish Town Prison Oval, while Sandals South Coast and Montego Bay United hunt their first win of the season. Read More

Four former champs make winning start

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Four former champions got off to winning starts as the quarter-final round of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup competition got underway yesterday. Read More

Triple for trainer Nunes, jockey Cardenas

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

Jockey Dick Cardenas and trainer Anthony Nunes combined to take the spotlight at Caymanas Park yesterday with a polished three-timer, one of which was Siempre Bueno in the Ahwhofah Sprint, a three-year-old and up Overnight Company over six furlongs (1,200m). Read More

Young Girlz face Puerto Rico for place in CONCACAF Champs

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Xavier Gilbert, head coach of Jamaica's Under-17 Women's team, believes the young Reggae Girlz are capable enough to get past Puerto Rico to book their place in next year's CONCACAF Championship to be held in Nicaragua. Read More

Hope shines, but Windies falter to give Zimbabwe edge

Sunday, October, 22 2017    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — The enterprising Shai Hope was left stranded, agonisingly short of a third Test hundred as West Indies lost seven wickets in a dismal final session to be bowled out cheaply, giving minnows Zimbabwe the advantage on the opening day of the first Test here... Read More



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