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South Africa to appeal against Semenya testosterone ruling

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

Johannesburg , South Africa (AFP) — South Africa yesterday said it would lodge an appeal after Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her case challenging new rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels. Read More

Raptors game seven hero Leonard bounces in winning buzzer-beater

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard bounced in the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 92-90 win over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, in a heart-stopping game seven... Read More

Portmore edge Real Hope 1-0 in Flow Caribbean Club Championship

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 13 2019    

Jamaica's Premier League champions Portmore United kicked off their Flow Caribbean Club Championship with a 1-0 win over Real Hope of Haiti at National Stadium East yesterday. Read More

St Richard's capture Eastern Zone of INSPORTS Primary Champs

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, May, 13 2019    

St Richard's Primary captured the Eastern Regional Zone One of the 39th staging of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Primary Schools Track and Field Championships with a combined score of 167 points at National Stadium East on Saturday. Read More

Jamaica kick off Concacaf Beach tourney against Costa Rica

Monday, May, 13 2019    

Jamaica will be seeking to kick-start their Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship campaign on a positive note when they battle Central Americans Costa Rica at Puerto Vallarta Stadium in Mexico today. Read More

Maxfill stunner leads Olympic Gardens to Major League title

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Monday, May, 13 2019    

After suffering in the wilderness for 23 years Olympic Gardens are now Magnum/KSAFA Major League champions after they came from a goal down to defeat rivals Seaview Gardens FC 2-1 in the final at the Constant Spring Field on Friday. Read More

Reifer impressed by players' mental toughness

Monday, May, 13 2019    

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — West Indies Head Coach Floyd Reifer has said he is encouraged by the mental toughness shown by the players, especially the batsmen, in the ongoing Tri-Nations Series against home side Ireland and Bangladesh. Read More

Ja fumble ...End 4th World Relays in Japan winless

Monday, May, 13 2019    

Yokohama , Japan (AFP) — The United States' track athletes were left with bloody noses at the World Relays yesterday but ultimately emerged victorious, after a bruising two days of competition in Yokohama. Read More

Manchester City win thrilling title race, break Liverpool hearts

Monday, May, 13 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City retained the Premier League title in style yesterday, holding their nerve to come from behind and thrash Brighton to hold off a charging Liverpool after a nail-biting campaign. Read More

JFF impose sanctions on W'House for Violent Conduct during RSPL Final

Monday, May, 13 2019    

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) recently imposed fines and match bans on Waterhouse Football Club for violent conduct during their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final against Portmore United on April 29. Read More

One-run triumph gives Mumbai Indians record fourth IPL title

Monday, May, 13 2019    

Hyderabad, India (AFP) — Lasith Malinga kept his nerve with the final ball as Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by one run to clinch a record-fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title yesterday. Read More

Matt books Wembley date after Newport win penalty shoot-out

Monday, May, 13 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Jamaican striker Jamille Matt helped his side reach the English League Two promotion final at Wembley Stadium after Newport County defeated Mansfield Town 5-3 in a penalty shoot-out, following a pulsating goalless draw in the second leg at One Call Stadium... Read More

Windies falter against Bangladesh despite Hope, Holder fifties

Monday, May, 13 2019    

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — Shai Hope and captain Jason Holder struck half-centuries but West Indies faltered at the back end of their innings, leaving Bangladesh with an uncomplicated target in the fifth match of the Tri-Nations Series here Monday. Read More

Portmore, Waterhouse begin hunt for spots in Concacaf Champions League

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 12 2019    

Jamaican champions Portmore United and runners-up Waterhouse kick off their quest today for spots in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League when they tackle Haitian clubs Real Hope and Capoise, respectively, at the Stadium East venue. Read More

Molynes stop Barbican to lift first Super League title

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

Molynes United created history when they defeated champions Barbican FC 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out in the Magnum/KSAFA Super League final at the Constant Spring Field Friday night to claim the title for the first time. Read More



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