Sports

Chace The Great chases first win of season in top-rated event

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Chace The Great, last year's Caribbean Sprint champion, returns from an 84-day break down in class and should easily brush aside rivals in the top-rated Open Allowance event, to register his first win for the season at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Expanding the Gold Cup was the right thing to do, says Montagliani

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor williamss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 13 2019    

When Victor Montagliani boldy announced that his administration will undertake a massive expansion of the Gold Cup, more than a few eyebrows were raised. Read More

Former Jamaica player Bicknell impressive at ITF Junior tourney

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

FORMER Jamaica player Blaise Bicknell came from a set down to beat Benjamin Kittay from the USA in three sets 6-7 (7-5), 6-2, 6-0 in their semi-final encounter in the boys' 18 and under singles at the 2019 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Jamaica Invitational Junior Tournament at... Read More

'We were excited and raring to go'

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica vice-captain Vangelee Williams was not surprised by the big 85-29 win over minnows Fiji that got them up and running in the 2019 Netball World Cup. Read More

Caribbean showdown

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — After Jamaica recorded a resounding 85-29 win over Group C team Fiji in their Netball World Cup opener, their next opponents, Trinidad and Tobago, are hoping for divine help. Read More

PLUNDER

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls yesterday got their 2019 Netball World Cup campaign off to a dominant start, thrashing Fiji 85-29 on Court One at M&S Bank Arena. Read More

'Sterling' asset

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — If Jamaica's Sunshine Girls are to upset the apple cart at the 2019 Netball World Cup, they need all hands on deck on each third of the court. Read More

10 rise above Guardsman Power

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Twenty-two teams pushed themselves beyond physical and mental limits, showcasing skill, grit, and physical prowess to secure the 10 automatic spots to the finals of the Guardsman Power Games scheduled for Sunday, July 28, at the Hope Zoo. Read More

England on verge of World Cup greatness, says Steve Waugh

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Steve Waugh says England could go down as one of the greatest teams in one-day cricket history if they beat New Zealand to clinch their first World Cup tomorrow. Read More

Stead says New Zealand ready for 'long night' of World Cup final

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — New Zealand coach Gary Stead believes sports fans across the rugby-mad country will be pulling an all-nighter in front of their television sets when his side faces tournament hosts England in the Cricket World Cup final. Read More

PHOTO: Plunder

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Jamaica wing attack Nicole Dixon leaps into the air to seize the ball during the Group C match against Fiji on yesterday's opening day of the Netball World Cup at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England. Jamaica won 85-29.  Read More

Concacaf keeps hexagonal in new World Cup qualifying format

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The new look for North, Central America and Caribbean qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup in 2022 will retain a six-team, hexagonal round robin showdown in the final round while revamping the path for others, Concacaf said recently. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7) Race 2) Fiery Path/Double Deal/Supreme AuthorityRace 3) Pepping Tom/Uncle Wal/Adoring LadyRace 4) Tricky OneRace 5) Tough Cookie/Director Daley/Man In Blue/Awesome Cat Read More

Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Roger Federer reached his 12th Wimbledon final yesterday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal, 11 years after the Spaniard triumphed in their epic 2008 title showdown at the All England Club, a match widely regarded as the greatest ever... Read More

Football Australia boss to step down as clubs take control

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Football Federation of Australia (FFA) chief executive David Gallop announced Thursday he will retire at the end of the year as the governing body restructures to give clubs more say in running the game. Read More



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