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NADB takes domino summer programme to CASE

Saturday, August, 18 2018    

IN an extension of the thrust to utilise the game in the uplifting of educational standard in youths around the island, the National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) closed out their 2018 Mobile Summer Programme at the College of Agriculture Science & Education (CASE) in Passley... Read More

Pereira earns first Brazil

Saturday, August, 18 2018    

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — Just a week after making his first Premier League start for Manchester United, Andreas Pereira received a surprise first call-up to Tite's Brazil squad ahead of two friendlies next month. Read More

Ronaldo gets nod for Juventus debut against Chievo

Saturday, August, 18 2018    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is curious to find out about life in Serie A and will make his debut in the opening match of the season for champions Juventus against Chievo in Verona, coach Massimiliano Allegri confirmed yesterday. Read More

Sarri backs misfiring Morata to come good

Saturday, August, 18 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri insists misfiring striker Alvaro Morata will find his best form this season. Read More

Tallawahs' Ross Taylor off and running

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Ross Taylor could not have asked for a more effective start to his 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 campaign with two-time champion franchise Jamaica Tallawahs. Read More

Vexed Whitmore turns focus to Grenada friendly

BY IAN BURNETT Sport Editor | Friday, August, 17 2018    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada — Head Coach Theodore Whitmore was left seething yesterday afternoon even as he prepared to configure a Reggae Boyz team to face hosts Grenada in an international friendly encounter here inside the Kirani James Athletic Stadium at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm Jamaica time)... Read More

Arnett tag Cavalier 2-0 to advance in JFF Women's KO

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

ARNETT Gardens came through with a 2-0 win over Cavalier at Charlie Smith High field on Wednesday to move into the second round of the 2018 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Lascelles Employees Co-Operative Credit Union Women's knockout competition. Read More

FAVOURITES GALORE!

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 17 2018    

The almost impossible occurrence of 10 favourites winning on a 10-race programme, more so on a Wednesday card at Caymanas Park, was nearly achieved last Wednesday (August 15, 2018). Read More

SOARING

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Jamaica Tallawahs' blossoming form in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament continued on Wednesday, as the Andre Russell-led team registered their second-consecutive home win and third overall with a 47-run beating of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Sabina... Read More

Russell eager to keep Tallawahs winning momentum

Friday, August, 17 2018    

After what can be considered a pretty ordinary season last year in which they failed in the attempt to defend their title, their Jamaica Tallawahs got off to the perfect start to the 2018 edition of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 competition. Read More

I want to show everyone what I am capable of in the saddle – Renardo McNaughton

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Jockey Renardo McNaughton returned to the saddle after sitting out for nearly a year and booted home a rare winner in the 12-1 shot Seņor Kwanzi at Caymanas Park on Saturday (August 11, 2018) to lift his competitive spirit for a more promising end to... Read More

Finally, some 'Sparkle

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Super Sparkle, a dashing imported bay filly on twinkle toes, has given owner-trainer Ian Parsard high expectations of her becoming a more-than-decent racing prospect and an even more respectable breeding possibility in the future. Read More

As tough as nails

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Although he may not be the force he once was, trainer Wayne DaCosta believes his eight-year-old dark bay gelding Perfect Neighbour still has all the credentials to compete effectively at the top level. Read More

BALTUSROL: No need for excitement as yet — trainer Anthony Nunes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Following Baltusrol's victory in Saturday's Front Runner Dash feature, trainer Anthony Nunes is not overly excited about his charge's run, saying it was just an introduction to racing for his bay colt. Read More

Little Big Horn earns seventh career win

Friday, August, 17 2018    

Trainer Leroy Tomlinson is of the view that once Little Big Horn gets proper handling, the five-year-old bay horse has the quality to be competitive above claiming company. Read More



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