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Sharma claims record as India cruise past New Zealand

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AFP) - Rohit Sharma became the highest run scorer in Twenty20 international history yesterday as India romped to a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the second T20 in Auckland. Read More

Argentine town remembers Sala as down-to-earth

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

PROGRESO, Argentina (AFP) — Emiliano Sala's hometown in rural Argentina is remembering him as a down-to-earth guy who shied away from the flashy wealth of many South American footballers who make it big in Europe. Read More

Footballer's death 'awful' and 'unfair' — Nantes coach Halilhodzic

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

NANTES, France (AFP) - Nantes coach Vahid Halilhodzic yesterday described news that his former player Emiliano Sala's body had been formally identified as “awful” and “unfair”, almost three weeks after the Argentine striker's plane disappeared over the English... Read More

England 114-4 at tea against Windies

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — England were 114 for four at tea after being put in to bat by the West Indies on the first day of the third and final Test at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia on Saturday. Read More

Paul piles on misery as England reach 46 for 1

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Keemo Paul struck with his first delivery of the series as England reached lunch at 46 for one after being put in to bat by stand-in West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite on the first morning of the third and final Test at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St... Read More

Windies put England in to bat in final Test

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — West Indies stand-in captain Kraigg Brathwaite won the toss and put England in to bat on the first morning of the third and final Test in St Lucia on Saturday. Read More

Diminutive Madiya Harriott chases Reggae Girlz dream

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 8 2019    

Having paraded her skills for the young Reggae Girlz programme at the Concacaf Under-17 Championship in Grenada in 2016 and the Under-20 championships in Trinidad and Tobago last year, Madiya Harriott is now on the verge of breaking into the senior Reggae Girlz set... Read More

SOJ teams fine-tune for World Games

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 8 2019    

As the days wind down to the Special Olympics World Summer Games next month, Jamaica's coaches and athletes are in fine-tuning mode as they plot to rack up the medal count in the United Arab Emirates. Read More

Dottin hurts Pakistan with all-round heroics

Friday, February, 8 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Player-of-the-Match Deandra Dottin narrowly missed out on a second One-Day International hundred as West Indies clobbered Pakistan by 146 runs in a one-sided opener of the three-match ICC Championship series here... Read More

'LA' Lewis wants role in leading Portmore to RSPL repeat

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, February, 8 2019    

Former high school football star Andre “LA” Lewis is back in Jamaica and playing football. Read More

'Balanced' Jamaican gymnastics team heads to WOGA Classic

Friday, February, 8 2019    

Jamaica's contingent to the WOGA Gymnastic Classic to be held in Plano, Texas, this weekend left the island in two groups between Wednesday and yesterday as the largest team ever gets set to represent the island at the championship. Read More

Violet Kickers clip Seba 2-1 in renewal of old St James rivalry

Friday, February, 8 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Violet Kickers scored their first victory of the St James Football Association/Sandals Resort International Major League after coming from behind to beat Seba FC 2-1 at the UDC field on Wednesday. Read More

Earn Your Stripes makes seasonal entry

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 8 2019    

 THE highly thought of Earn Your Stripes from the high-powered barn of trainer Anthony Nunes makes his three-year-old entry tomorrow in a three-year-old non-winners of two for local horses and a maiden event for foreigners going a mile. Read More

Two newcomers to decide section one of trophy race

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 8 2019    

 Division One of the John Clifton Wright Memorial Cup feature should provide some good competition among the 10 runners taking part. Read More

Kudos to inspirational Jason Holder and the sweep dream

with Garfield Myers | Friday, February, 8 2019    

I remember well the first time I became completely convinced that this youthful West Indies side with Jason Holder at the helm would one day make Caribbean people proud. Read More



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