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Postponed Tokyo Olympics to cost extra US$2.4 billion

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will cost at least an extra US$2.4 billion, organisers said yesterday, with the unprecedented postponement and a raft of pandemic health measures ballooning an already outsized budget. Read More

Jamaican striker Khadija Shaw has started her second season in the French Division One Women's League in fine form for her club Bordeaux.... Read More

Thompson-Herah motivated to defend Olympic Games sprint double
Defending her double sprint titles at next year's postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, will be more of a motivation for her rather than pressure says Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah.... Read More

We're all leaders!
Jamaica ace Damion Lowe says leadership in a football team should not be singularly measured by the person who wears the captain's armband.... Read More

JFF appeals to MOHW for chance to start Premier League in timely manner

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, December, 4 2020    

Raymond Anderson, who heads the competitions committee at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), was optimistic that the Premier League would return to the island before year end when he appeared on a local television show on Tuesday night. Read More

Filly versus colt

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 4 2020    

Top three-year-old filly Another Affair and Oneofakind renew their rivalry on the Sunday, December 6, race card at Caymanas Park. Read More

Stunning Shepherd hundred revives Windies A

Friday, December, 4 2020    

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC) — Fast-bowling all-rounder Romario Shepherd hit an astonishing maiden first-class century to rescue West Indies A on the opening day of their four-day tour match against New Zealand A here yesterday. Read More


Friday, December, 4 2020    

JAMAICAN swim star Alia Atkinson was yesterday officially declared a Special Olympics champion ambassador, providing her the opportunity to join a formidable list of women who have brought awareness to the movement. Read More

Williamson, Latham dominate Windies to hand NZ initiative

Friday, December, 4 2020    

HAMILTON, New Zealand (CMC) — Captain Kane Williamson was on the verge of his 22nd Test hundred while opener Tom Latham narrowly missed out on three figures, as New Zealand blunted West Indies' four-pronged pace attack on a grassy strip to take the early... Read More

Jamaican Matt scores against former club

Friday, December, 4 2020    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Strikers Jamille Matt and Nahki Wells both scored against their old clubs in England on Tuesday night to boost their promotion chances. Read More


Friday, December, 4 2020    

300th career win for Anthony Thomas Read More

Wayne DaCosta exonerated, groom fined $150,000

Friday, December, 4 2020    

The First Instance Tribunal, delegatees of the Jamaica Racing Commission, on November 23, 2020 concluded an investigation under Section 25 of the Jamaica Racing Commission Act into a report by the racing chemist that a urine sample taken from the horses ... Read More

Is Denzil Miller returning to the promoting company?

Friday, December, 4 2020    

Former racing secretary Denzil Miller seems set to return in a yet unknown capacity with the promoting company of racing in Jamaica, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL). Read More

Kansas City Chiefs on Super Bowl course while COVID-19 causes rescheduling of 10-0 Steelers

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, December, 4 2020    

Week 12 of the National Football League (NFL) regular season started on Thanksgiving Day impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic and ended in the same manner. The late game last week Thursday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens was postponed until this week after... Read More

A 'Big Sub' awaits

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 4 2020    

The Errol “Big Sub” Subratie Memorial Trophy highlights the nine-race card at Caymanas Park tomorrow. The three-year-old Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance event has attracted a large field of 14 runners at one mile. Read More


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