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Photo: Alia on fire

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

ATKINSON... produced top performances at World Cup over the weekend (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Coke, Gordon star as St Mary defeat St Ann in U-17 cricket

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

Tajay Coke smashed his second century in successive matches and Andel Williams bagged 6-28, as St Mary defeated St Ann by 302 runs in the Jamaica Cricket Association Under-17 Competition at Boscobel Oval, St Mary, on Saturday. Read More

Mushfiqur's record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) – Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka yesterday. Read More

Photo: TOP SELLER AT RECORD SALE

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

TOP SELLERThe top-priced horse at this year's Yearling Sale was Lot # 45 — a chestnut filly by Blue Pepsi Lodge - Rumble at Sunday's (November 11) Yearling Sale, held in the official car park at Caymanas Park. (Photo: Norman Thomas) Read More

Yearling Sale 2018

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

The 2018 Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association Yearling Sale took place at Caymanas Park on Sunday, November 11. These were some of the top-priced yearlings at the sale. Read More

Harden powers Rockets to first home win, Lopez leads Bucks

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – James Harden drained eight three pointers en route to a season-high 40 points as the Houston Rockets won their first home game with a 115-103 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Read More

Healy record fifty downs Ireland

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Opener Alyssa Healy struck the fastest-ever fifty in an ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup, as Australia made light work of minnows Ireland to win their second match of the tournament by nine wickets here Sunday. Read More

ICC to persevere with fixtures in rain-weary St Lucia

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — St Lucia will continue to host matches in the Women's Twenty20 World... Read More

'Silly mistake' by Pakistan gifts India win in Women's World T20

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AFP) – Pakistan's batters gifted India 10 penalty runs by consistently running on the pitch as they succumbed to a seven-wicket defeat by their rivals in the Women's World Twenty20 on Sunday. Read More

Liverpool's Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's (FA) betting rules, the English governing body announced yesterday. Read More

Qatar planning to base some World Cup teams in Iran – organiser

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Some teams at the Qatar World Cup in 2022 could be based in Iran, the head of the organising committee told AFP yesterday, saying the idea was “part of the operational plan”. Read More

A goal from Heaven

BY HOWARD WALKER SENIOR STAFF REPORTER walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 12 2018    

The idea came from above, but Michael Heaven was indeed sent from the bench by Coach Andrew Peart as he volleyed home the winner for The University of The West Indies (UWI) in their 1-0 win over Dunbeholden in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at UWI Mona bowl... Read More

CC march into Champions Cup semis

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, November, 12 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Aiden Jokomba's second-half double carried Cornwall College to a 2-0 win over Camperdown High at Montego Bay Sports Complex on Saturday, and into Friday's semi-finals of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Champions Cup all-island... Read More

Dhawan hits 92 as India sweep T20 series

Monday, November, 12 2018    

Chennai, India (AFP) — Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed 92 as India completed a six-wicket Twenty20 International win on the last ball against West Indies yesterday to sweep the three-match series. Read More

JBB, MBCC sign MOU to set up boxing gym

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, November, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB) and the Montego Bay Cricket Club (MBCC) have signed a memorandum Of understanding (MOU) to set up a boxing gym on the premises of the club. Read More



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