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Players need to take ownership for results, says Holder

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has urged his players need to “take ownership” for getting West Indies over the line, after the Caribbean side slumped to a six-wicket defeat to India in the third One-Day International (ODI) here... Read More

Spartan, Heats seek advantage in battle for Howard McCatty Community Basketball title
Spanish Town Spartans and EXED Heats will be hoping to grab an early advantage when they meet in game one of the Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/National Integrity Action (NIA) Howard McCatty Community Basketball Championships today.... Read More

KC defend Wagga Hunt title against Calabar
Kingston College (KC) edged rivals Calabar High 1-0 at the 11th staging of the annual Wagga Hunt Memorial Classic at Barbican Field last weekend courtesy of a late strike by Tyrese Williams.... Read More

Universal Boss to return to winning ways
Universal Boss, who was a beaten favourite on last, should be more at home in present company and could easily put away rivals with minimum fuss in the $1 million O&S Tack Room Trophy at Caymanas Park today.... Read More

To Michael Dyke, with Appreciation

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Michael Dyke (second right), head coach of Edwin Allen's track team, accepts an award for his contribution to the Edwin Allen High School girls' track and field team over the years from Keneisha Carpenter (left), brand manager, Kirk Distributors Limited, while Edwin Allen star Kevona Davis... Read More

JN General Insurance backs Ja's senior squash team to win Caribbean Championships

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

JN General Insurance (JNGI) has underscored its commitment to local squash by assisting the senior national team to attend the Caribbean Area Squash Association's (CASA) Senior Championships, scheduled for today through to next Saturday in Guyana. Read More

NHT 'A', Scotia score second-straight wins in Business House netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

DEFENDING champions National Housing Trust (NHT) 'A' and arch-rival Scotiabank chalked up their second-straight win in the Senior A/B Leagues of the 2019 Business House Netball Association competitions that continued at the Leila Robinson Courts last Tuesday. Read More

Neymar called up for Brazil friendlies amid transfer speculation

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — Neymar was included yesterday in Brazil's squad for friendlies against Colombia and Peru next month, amid speculation of a departure from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and a return to La Liga. Read More

Guardiola wary of Tottenham title challenge

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Tottenham Hotspur may have finished fourth in the Premier League last season, far behind champions Manchester City and Champions League winners Liverpool, but City Manager Pep Guardiola has branded Spurs the “second-best team in... Read More

'Why didn't you play?'

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

SEOUL South Korea (AFP) — An angry South Korean fan flew to Sweden to confront Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for sitting out a friendly in Seoul, the latest in a bizarre row that has prompted a police investigation. Read More

Holder banking on Tests to break winless run

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder is determined to get a positive result from the upcoming two-Test series against India, especially in the wake of the Caribbean side's winless run on tour. Read More

JCA all-island limited overs semi-finals on today

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Two intriguing semi-finals are on the cards today as teams battle for places in the final of the Jamaica Cricket Association all-island limited overs tournament.Both matches are scheduled to begin 10:00 am. Read More

HELPING HAND

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Former captains Brian Lara and Ramnaresh Sarwan have been tasked with helping West Indies batsmen ahead of the opening Test against India starting here next Thursday. Read More

Lothian calls for support as 11-member team prepares for Caribbean Region TT tourney

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Godfrey Lothian, president of Table Tennis Jamaica (TTJ), has once again renewed his call for support of the sport, as they prepare to send a squad to the Caribbean Region Table Tennis Federation (CRTTF) Championship in Dominican Republic next week. Read More

Bartley takes heart from visit to Portugal-based SC Braga

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Gregory Bartley, technical director of Harbour View Football Club, is beaming about his one-week visit to Portugal-based professional club SC Braga. Read More



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