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Windies A keep Surrey honest despite Borthwick century

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Scott Borthwick struck an exciting hundred but West Indies A's seamers still managed to contain Surrey on the opening day of their four-day contest at the Oval here yesterday. Read More

Holder believes he's beginning to realise full potential

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaican (CMC) — It may have taken 30 Test matches, but West Indies captain Jason Holder believes he is finally beginning to reach his full potential. Read More

Photo: TALL IN THE SADDLE

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

A happy jockey Oneil Scott stands tall in the saddle after guiding Sir Jhunjhun Wala to victory in Saturday's (July, 14, 2018) 10th race (the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association Trophy) at Caymanas Park. Sir Jhunjhun Wala, trained by Howard Jaghai, was winning his second race. Read More

Africa 'real' World Cup winners, says Venezuela's Maduro

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.France beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's final in Moscow, but with a team featuring number players of African heritage. Read More

Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

Tuesday, July, 17 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt is making a run at professional soccer in Australia. Read More

France win World Cup after beating Croatia in Moscow thriller

Monday, July, 16 2018    

Moscow , Russia (AFP) — France celebrated their second World Cup win 20 years after their maiden triumph yesterday, overcoming a passionate Croatia side 4-2 in one of the most gripping finals in recent history. Read More

Deschamps' World Cup win a triumph for substance over style

Monday, July, 16 2018    

Moscow , Russia (AFP) — Didier Deschamps' France side have not always won admirers for their way of playing at this World Cup, but that will not matter to the hundreds of thousands celebrating in the streets back home after their final victory over... Read More

Modric says Golden Ball 'bittersweet' after World Cup defeat

Monday, July, 16 2018    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — Croatia captain Luka Modric said being awarded the Golden Ball for the World Cup's best player was “bittersweet”, after losing the final 4-2 to France yesterday. Read More

'Freedom is over': Russians dread end of World Cup cheer

Monday, July, 16 2018    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — The World Cup in Russia has been hailed as a success by foreign visitors but treated with more caution by locals dubious that their seemingly new-found freedoms will survive once the circus moves on. Read More

Russell makes long-awaited Windies return, Samuels out

Monday, July, 16 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Explosive all-rounder Andre Russell is poised to play his first One-Day International in three years after being named in a 13-man squad for the three-match series against Bangladesh starting next Sunday in Guyana, but no place has been found for veteran... Read More

Chang strikes Gold!

Monday, July, 16 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Julian Robinson, coach of newly minted IAAF World Under-20 discus throw champion Kai Chang, was as surprised as anyone that his charge took the gold medal in the final at Tampere Stadium in Finland yesterday. Read More

Jamaica add 3 medals to take tally to best-ever haul of 12

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 16 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Jamaica added three more medals on yesterday's final day of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Tampere Stadium to reach best-ever haul of 12 overall, including a record four gold medals to finish second on the medals table on another sun-drenched day in the... Read More

Dashawn Morris okay with exclusion from 400m

Monday, July, 16 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Despite being caught up in a public opinion storm about his exclusion from the individual 400m at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, Dashawn Morris says he is Ok with the decision of the Jamaican team coaches and... Read More

'Expect better from me'

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 16 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — A concern of one of the island's most promising male sprinters, Jhevaughn Matherson, that will linger in the minds of most Jamaican track and field fans is the litany of disappointments over the last three seasons. Read More

Southern Sparks gets by Eastern Flames in Sandals U19 Competition

Monday, July, 16 2018    

The Southern Sparks defeated Eastern Flames by four wickets on Saturday to advance to the final of the Sandals Under-19 Cricket Competition against Western Heat, at Melbourne Cricket Club. Read More



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