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Garvey's blazing ton powers Kingston to crushing win

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Opener Garth Garvey's blazing hundred powered Kingston CC to an innings and 35 runs victory against visitors Kingston and St Andrew CA yesterday in the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup match at Sabina Park. Read More

Slow down!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce believes the five-meet Digicel Grand Prix Series will be a hit and will work wonders in the development of high school athletes. Read More

Contrasting styles highlight KSAFA Super League double header

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

As far as football goes, spectators got a rounded view during Friday night's Magnum KSAFA Super League Zone B double-header at Constant Spring Complex, with Central Kingston FC and Santos FC putting together a beautiful sequence of attacking football in a free-flowing... Read More

City end Newport's giant-killing run to reach FA Cup quarter-finals

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City powered into the FA Cup quarter-finals as the Premier League leaders survived a battling display from Newport County to beat the fourth-tier minnows 4-1 yesterday. Read More

Photo: SLOW DOWN!

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

FRASER-PRYCE...I don't want them to think that they have to overwork at this time(Photo: Bryan Cummings) Read More

Crowds flock to Argentine village to pay tribute to footballer Sala

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

PROGRESO, Argentina (AFP) — The death in a plane crash of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was a cruel blow to family, friends and supporters in his home village in Argentina, and yesterday they came, grieving, from miles around to pay their respects. Read More

Campbell up for debut after injury hits Windies squad

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Left-handed opener John Campbell is poised to make his one-day debut less than a month following his first Test cap, after being drafted into West Indies' 14-man squad as one of three injury replacements ahead of Wednesday's start to the five-match... Read More

Pelicans dump GM Demps after Davis 'dumpster fire'

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Dell Demps was dropped as general manager of the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, after what coach Alvin Gentry called a “dumpster fire” surrounding star Anthony Davis. Read More

Perera takes Sri Lanka to sensational win in South Africa

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

DURBAN, South Africa (AFP) — Kusal Perera carried Sri Lanka to a sensational one-wicket win on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead yesterday, as he hit a career-best 153 not out. Read More

Thompson, McPherson capture gold at indoor meet

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

BIRMINGHAM, England (CMC) — Double Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson continued her rehabilitation from an Achilles injury by winning the 60 metres, while compatriot Stephenie Ann McPherson won gold in the 400 metres at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix here Saturday. Read More

Veteran batsman Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket following the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.Cricket West Indies made the disclosure a short while ago on Twitter. Read More

Blake to debut at SW Isaac-Henry Invitational today

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

The ninth staging of the Ben Francis Invitational and the fifth edition of the SW Isaac-Henry Invitational meets will be staged today at Vere Technical High School and the National Stadium, respectively. Read More

Shericka Jackson to be honoured at Ben Francis Invitational

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

Vere Technical High, the school that has produced the most Jamaican Olympians, will host the ninth staging of the GraceKennedy/Ben Francis Invitational on their school grounds today, starting at 8:30 am. Read More

Rusea's Donaldson promises a discus special for Champs

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — After setting the record in the discus throw Class One at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Girls Western Champs eliminations at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea on Thursday, Rusea's High's Shamella Donaldson has set her sights on ending... Read More

Money Magnet the pull in Eileen Cligott Mem Trophy feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

FIVE-year-old chestnut mare Money Magnet seeks her second consecutive trophy win in as many starts when she takes on four rivals in the running of $1.3 million Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More



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