Sports

Medvedev reaches sixth final in a row to set up Zverev clash

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Dominant Daniil Medvedev reached a staggering sixth final in a row but will need to beat Alexander Zverev for the first time to win the Shanghai Masters today. Read More

Teenage star Gauff reaches maiden WTA final

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

LINZ, Austria (AFP) — American teenage sensation Coco Gauff reached the first Women's Tennis Association (WTA) final of her career yesterday as the 15-year-old beat Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 6-4 in the last four in Linz. Read More

Rush for places in daCosta Cup 2nd round

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

The rush for places in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition will heighten today as the preliminary stage winds down and with 37 games set to be played today. The results of more than three-quarters of the games are expected to have... Read More

STGC, Wolmer's remain unbeaten in Manning Cup

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Many-time champions St George's College (STGC) maintained their unbeaten run and by extension stretched their lead atop Group F with a 2-0 win over hosts Calabar High yesterday in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition. Read More

Jamaica 2nd in CGA Four-Ball Championship

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Jamaica maintained second place behind Puerto Rico at the end of day two in the Caribbean Golf Association Four-Ball Championship, which is being played at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Jamaica currently have 40 points to Pureto Rico's... Read More

Mr Universe to lead home rivals in 'Jolly Man' Najair Memorial Trophy feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

After finishing second to Another Bullet in the LASCO Food Drink Caribbean Sprint Championship last Saturday, five-year-old chestnut horse Mr Universe should now be cherry ripe to lead home rivals in the $1-million Vassell “Jolly Man” Najair Memorial Trophy feature at Caymanas Park... Read More

CWI target early 2023 prep with staging of Regional Super50

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Trinidad and St Kitts will host this year's Regional Super50 starting next month, with Cricket West Indies hoping the tournament provides an early launch pad for preparation for the 2023 World Cup in India.Title-holders Combined... Read More

STAY ON TRACK

BY IAN BURNETT Sport editor | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will look to continue their strong start to the Concacaf Nations League Group C of League B campaign when they host bottom-placed Aruba inside Kingston's National Stadium at 5:00 pm today. Read More

Waterhouse better Tivoli Gardens in fiery fixture

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Last season's beaten finalists Waterhouse FC kept up the pressure on surprise Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leaders Molynes United when they edged Tivoli Gardens FC 2-1 in a fiery rescheduled contest at the Drewsland Stadium on Thursday. Read More

Improved participation for primary schools football competition

BY GERALD REID Observer wri | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Organisers of the Ideal Finance Corporation Limited (IFC)-sponsored Primary School Football Competition are optimistic that an increase in participation will spark more excitement in this year's second staging scheduled for October 24. Read More

Kohli puts India on top in second Test

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

PUNE, India (AFP) — Virat Kohli hit a career-best 254 to overtake batting great Don Bradman's Test tally of 6,996 runs and put India in command of the second Test against South Africa yesterday. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Bullet RajRace 2) Adonis/Axle Rod/Dee DangerRace 3) Twilight Eruption/Uncle Wal/ThunderebleRace 4) Prince DominickRace 5) Universal Boss/Alhamdulillah/My Swticharoo/American Invader Read More

Keeper rivalry heats up as Italy close in on Euro 2020

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — The rivalry between Italy's top two goalkeepers Gianluigi Donnarumma and Salvatore Sirigu is heating up as Roberto Mancini's side stand on the brink of Euro 2020 ahead of today's qualifier against Greece. Read More

Federer loses cool, follows Djokovic out of Shanghai

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Roger Federer's trademark cool spectacularly deserted him and he was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals yesterday. Read More

Unhappy 'Mueller deserves more respect' at Bayern, says Gnabry

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Germany's rising star Serge Gnabry said yesterday that his unhappy club teammate Thomas Mueller deserves “more respect” than to be dropped to the bench at Bayern Munich. Read More



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