Elaine Thompson cruises

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — British athletics legend Mo Farah began the day taking a lap of honour in an open top Bentley and ended it by giving the crowd what they wanted in his final race on home turf — a victory. Read More

Special Olympics Jamaica benefits from FIFA grant
FIFA's Football for Hope, an initiative supporting Special Olympics International's development of unified football since 2010, has awarded Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) a grant of US$12,500.... Read More

Green Pond, MoBay City set to advance in Sandals Int'l U-17 football
Green Pond High and MoBay City FC will today start favorites to win their respective semi-final games and advance to the final of the St James Football Association's Sandals International Under-17 competition.... Read More

Jamaica 'A' teams confident of lifting Caribbean Regional Table Tennis Championships
JAMAICA 'A' boys' and girls' teams are confident that they can lift the team titles at the 2017 Caribbean Regional Table Tennis Federation Mini-Cadet (Under-11) and Pre-Cadet (Under-13) Caribbean Championships, which get under way inside the National Arena beginning at 9:00 am...... Read More

West Indies’ day/night debacle a sign of the time

Monday, August, 21 2017    

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — It says something when an ex-England captain in Michael Vaughan voices “fears” for the state of West Indies cricket. Read More

We can't let our heads drop, Holder urges Windies

Monday, August, 21 2017    

BIRMINGHAM, England (CMC) — Under-fire West Indies Captain Jason Holder has urged his players not to lose confidence despite their embarrassing innings defeat inside three days in the day/night opening Test at Edgbaston. Read More

Photo: Doom and gloom

Monday, August, 21 2017    

HOLDER...we just weren't up to scratch (Photo: AFP) Read More

Brathwaite reported for suspect action

Monday, August, 21 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies part-time off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite has been reported to the International Cricket Council for having a suspect bowling action, following the Caribbean side's humbling innings and 209-run defeat at Edgbaston here... Read More

Alonso brace boosts Chelsea, Huddersfield win again

Monday, August, 21 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Premier League champions Chelsea got the boost they badly needed as a double from Marcos Alonso yesterday gave them a 2-1 victory over last season's runners-up Tottenham Hotspur in Antonio Conte's 50th game in charge. Read More

Real Madrid cruise to win at Deportivo in La Liga opener

Monday, August, 21 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Real Madrid's winning streak shows no signs of abating as the European champions began their defence of La Liga with a comfortable 3-0 win at Deportivo la Coruna. Read More

Inter, Milan match Juve with winning starts

Monday, August, 21 2017    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Inter Captain Mauro Icardi hit a brace and Ivorian Franck Kessie opened his AC Milan account as the northern giants matched Juventus's winning start to the Serie A season with respective 3-0 victories yesterday. Read More

Brilliant Neymar dazzles again in PSG romp

Monday, August, 21 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Neymar starred from beginning to end on his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring twice in a 6-2 thumping of Toulouse in Ligue 1 yesterday. Read More

Walton takes shine off Smith hundred as Tridents lose again

Monday, August, 21 2017    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) —  Opener Dwayne Smith struck his fourth Twenty20 hundred and the first of the new Caribbean Premier League season but Barbados Tridents extended their losing streak with a disappointing four-wicket defeat to Guyana Amazon Warriors in a key encounter here Sunday... Read More

No result hands Stars first point of campaign

Monday, August, 21 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Wretched St Lucia Stars earned their first points of the 2017 Caribbean Premier League campaign after rain washed out their contest against in-form St Kitts and Nevis Patriots here Saturday night. Read More

Caribbean HoopsFest tourney off with a bang

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, August, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The champions of the third staging of the Caribbean HoopsFest basketball tournament will be decided today at the Montego Bay Community College auditorium after two days of intense action which started on Friday afternoon. Read More


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