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Portmore look to extend lead atop RSPL

Having brushed aside champions Arnett Gardens in no uncertain manner last week, leaders Portmore United travel to the Compound at 7:00 pm aiming to add the scalp of Harbour View to their growing list of conquered teams. Read More

Grant maintains high hopes for local gymnastics
WITH her vision to acquire a home for her athletes to train yet to come to fruition, president of the National Gymnastics Federation (NGF) Nicole Grant remains cautiously optimistic about that particular endeavour in her expectations for this year.... Read More

Jamaican Kimarra McDonald storms to victory in women's 10K
HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Jamaican middle-distance runner Kimarra McDonald stormed to an emphatic victory yesterday in the 10-kilometre women's race on day two of the Bermuda Marathon Weekend.... Read More

Reggae Youths, Beaches clash highlights Western Super League
The top-of-the-zone clash between Reggae Youths and Beaches Negril at Long Bay Beach Park will highlight today's set of games in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League.... Read More

Homing in

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

JAMAICA Scorpions will be looking to complete victory on today's final day of their ninth-round regional four-day game against Leeward Islands Hurricanes, after rain interrupted their progress on yesterday's penultimate day at Sabina Park. Read More

Taking the 'Spotlight'

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

With no trophy races being offered on the 10-race programme, the Gary Griffiths-owned and trained Shining Light stole the spotlight by romping home in the top-rated Overnight Allowance event at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Photo: HOMING IN

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Shane Burton (centre) is dismissed during yesterday's play in the regional four-day match against Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park. Looking on are the Scorpions players Fabian Allen (left) and wicketkeeper Chadwick Walton. (Photo: Bryan... Read More

Ramdin, Jangoo prop up Red Force as Volcanoes eye win

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Test discard Denesh Ramdin continued to press his case for a recall to the regional side, stroking his third half-century of the season here yesterday to move to the brink of 700 runs. Read More

Young Chanderpaul bats Jaguars into superior position

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Tagenarine Chanderpaul hit a half-century that put the grind on a listless Barbados Pride attack to tighten the grip of newly crowned champions Guyana Jaguars on their Regional 4-Day championship match yesterday. Read More

Windies U-19s lose opener despite Simmons, Melius fifties

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC) — Openers Keagan Simmons and Kimani Melius carved out contrasting half-centuries, but reigning champions West Indies Under-19s suffered a disappointing start to their title defence when they went down to hosts New Zealand Under-19s by eight... Read More

Guardiola delighted by renaissance of attacking style

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pep Guardiola believes his style of play is gaining traction across English football after he experienced a tough first season with Manchester City. Read More

Returning Djokovic can't wait to relight the 'fire'

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic says he's excited to be back after a long injury-enforced break, admitting he has missed the “fire and passion” of competitive tennis. Read More

Liverpool-bound Keita hits wonder goal for Leipzig

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Naby Keita showed why Liverpool want to sign him in this transfer window by scoring a superb goal for RB Leipzig in yesterday's 3-1 Bundesliga win over Schalke. Read More

Monaco frustrated as Marseille sink Rennes

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Monaco stuttered to a 0-0 draw in the absence of Radamel Falcao at Montpellier yesterday, while Marseille cruised to a victory over Rennes that kept them firmly in the Champions League race. Read More

Madrid misery after Villarreal's first win at Bernabeu

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Struggling Real Madrid risk falling further behind in La Liga after a cheeky late chip from Pablo Fornals saw Villarreal escape with a 1-0 win yesterday, their first-ever victory at the Santiago Bernabeu. Read More



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