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Enthralling Manning Cup quarter-finals kick off today

The ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup quarter-finals which feature two very interesting groups, one made up of 'Saints' and the other made up of former champions, will kick off today across two venues. Read More

High intensity as 16-team quarter-finals begin
CATHERINE HALL, St James — The race for honours in the rural area schoolboy senior football competition is now down to 16 teams and the intensity will heighten today with the start of the quarter-finals of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup competition.... Read More

Young Girlz keep hopes alive with 3-1 win over T&T
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jamaica's Under-17 Women's team kept their CONCACAF Championships hopes alive with a come-from-behind 3-1 win over Trinidad and Tobago in their final Group F encounter in the CFU Championship, at the Stade Sylvio Cator in the Haitian capital...... Read More

Recovering Miller misses Scorpions squad for season opener
In the absence of last season's Captain Nikita Miller, Jamaica Scorpions selectors have called on Paul Palmer to lead an inexperienced squad against hosts Guyana Jaguars in next week's four-day cricket season opener.... Read More

Excitement brewing for Royal Dad/Ahwhofah trophies

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, October, 21 2017    

Two outstanding racing thoroughbreds at Caymanas Park, Royal Dad and Ahwhofah, will have trophies with their names highlighting races on the 10-race card at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Smith, Davy to battle for Proven Masters Chess KO title

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

The 17th staging of the Proven Investment-sponsored IM Jomo Pitterson Masters' Knockout (MKO) and the Candidate Masters' Chess tournaments, will come to a close this weekend at the head office of the Jamaica Olympic Association. Read More

Spanish Grain Store stop Seprod in Business House Five-A-Side final

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

Spanish Grain Store copped their second knockout title when they defeated Seprod Limited 3-0 in the 2017 Cable-pro Data Services-sponsored Business House Five-A-Side Football Knockout competition, at the NWC football field in Mona earlier this week. Read More

Rapid Rooks triumph at Jamaica Int'l Chess Festival

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

The Jamaica International Chess Festival came to a climactic conclusion over the weekend with Rapid Rooks bettering Dark Knights, 22 1/2 points, to 21 1/2 points to claim the inaugural Maurice Ashley Trophy. Read More

Sri Lanka A take stranglehold of 2nd 'Test'

By Garfield Myers Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Saturday, October, 21 2017    

Florence Hall, Trelawny – Left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara and middle order batsman Roshen Silva excelled to help Sri Lanka A maintain their iron grip on the second 'Test' against West Indies A at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium here... Read More

JCA Super League resumes today

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, October, 21 2017    

Following a two-week break due to inclement weather across the island, the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Super League two-day tournament resumes today with leaders Combined Universities and Colleges facing cellar dwellers Eastern Tigers in the Round Four feature... Read More

Coach Law focuses on Windies improvement

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Though winning the two-Test series against Zimbabwe will be vital, Head Coach Stuart Law says that continuing to make key improvements as a Test unit would be the overall objective. Read More

Law urges Windies to brace for spin challenge

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Head Coach Stuart Law is envisioning a trial by spin when West Indies clash in the opening Test against Zimbabwe starting here today. Read More

It's On - Rising West Indies face resurgent Zimbabwe

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Batsman Brendan Taylor and fast bowler Kyle Jarvis will make their return to international cricket today when Zimbabwe take on the West Indies in the first of two Tests in Bulawayo. Read More

Windies Women make light work of SL for series lead

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Player of the-Match Hayley Matthews and fast bowler Shakera Selman turned in handy performances, as West Indies Women trounced Sri Lanka Women by 71 runs in the opening Twenty20 International here Thursday night. Read More

Number one Hasan shines as Pakistan crush Sri Lanka

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Medium pacer Hasan Ali grabbed three wickets to celebrate his rise to the top of the one-day rankings as Pakistan downed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah yesterday. Read More



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