Sports

Bigdaddykool easily takes PM Stakes

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

As expected, the island's premier stayer Bigdaddykool easily brushed aside rivals to win the 56th running of the $1.3-million Prime Minister's Stakes feature over 10 furlongs (2,000m) at Caymanas Park, yesterday. Read More

CPL organisers ditch Stars from regional T20 competition

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Controversy yesterday rocked the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after organisers tossed St Lucia Stars from the tournament, just three weeks before the start. Read More

Bronze belles

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 11 2019    

The Jamaican women's 4x400m relay team added a bronze medal as the track and field programme ended at the 18th Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, finishing with 17 medals in what was a dress rehearsal for the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, later this year. Read More

Photo: BRONZE BELLES

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Members of the Jamaican women's 4x400m relay team — (from left) Stephenie-Ann McPherson, Tiffany James, Natoya Goule and Roneisha McGregor — show off their medals after copping bronze at the 18th Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru, yesterday. (Photo: Garfield... Read More

Archer's 'X factor' can ignite England Ashes bid, says Buttler

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jos Buttler believes Jofra Archer's “X factor” can re-energise England's Ashes challenge, with the paceman in line to make a much-anticipated Test debut at Lord's this week. Read More

Morris maintains lead on tough day two of JGA National Senior Trials

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Action on the second day of the Jamaica Golf Association's (JGA) National Senior Trials at Caymanas Golf Course in St Catherine was affected by extreme heat and windy conditions. Read More

Wright on target with season-best 65.13m at Belgium meet

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Jamaica could have a full complement of male discus throwers at the International Association of Athletic Federation (IAAF )World Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar, later this year after two-time national champion Chad Wright threw a season's best 65.13m to win the event at a meet... Read More

US Basketball World Cup squad drops Young, Adebayo

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo and Chicago Bulls forward Thaddeus Young have been cut from the US national team training for the Basketball World Cup, team officials said yesterday. Read More

Sheffield Wednesday win again as Leeds slip up in Championship

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Sheffield Wednesday secured back-to-back Championship victories as Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds were forced to settle for a point against Nottingham Forest yesterday. Read More

Djokovic, Federer back and Murray returns in Cincinnati

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

CINCINNATI, United States (AFP) — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will make late summer hard court starts next week as the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters gets underway with all major names set to compete. Read More

Guardiola has VAR concerns after City rout

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pep Guardiola says VAR will only be worthwhile if decisions taken by the controversial system are always correct after Manchester City's 5-0 win at West Ham was interrupted by several replay reviews. Read More

Neymar exit talks 'more advanced than before' — PSG

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE, France (AFP) —Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) revealed yesterday that Neymar transfer talks are “more advanced than before” after the Brazilian was dropped for the French champions' opening Ligue 1 match. Read More

Sterling shines as champs Man City make rollicking start to Premier League

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City opened the defence of their Premier League title in ominous fashion yesterday as Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 thrashing of West Ham, while Burnley and Brighton enjoyed impressive wins. Read More

Gayle passes Lara's Windies run record in 300th ODI

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (AFP) — Chris Gayle on Sunday became the all-time highest West Indian run-scorer in one-day international cricket. Read More

Winning no quick fix for Windies, cautions coach Estwick

Saturday, August, 10 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Assistant coach Roddy Estwick has urged patience with the West Indies rebuilding efforts, cautioning that success would not be immediate for the Caribbean side. Read More



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