Sports

Pakistan seek cure for batting struggles after South Africa sweep

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) – Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said yesterday he was determined to find a solution to his team's problems against fast, short-pitched bowling. Read More

Lewis struck down by injury as Victorians lose

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Evin Lewis's recent woes continued when he was forced to retire hurt as his Comilla Victorians suffered a four-wicket defeat to Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday. Read More

Holder wants personal success to mirror team achievement

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says he is already eyeing another successful year in international cricket but also wants to see West Indies excel, starting with the upcoming series against powerful England. Read More

Red-hot Curry delivers 48 pts, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Read More

Darren Bravo back to face England

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Exiled left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a West Indies 13-man squad announced on Tuesday to face England in the first Test starting at Kensington Oval in Barbados later this month. Read More

St Mary Big Bash cricket launched

Monday, January, 14 2019    

The 2019 staging of the St Mary Cricket Association/ Maurice Clarke Big Bash T20 tournament, which bowls off next Sunday, will have Sandals Resorts International on board as the title sponsors. Read More

Dunbeholden sink Tivoli Gardens at Royal Lakes

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

PROMOTED outfit Dunbeholden FC continue their fight to avoid relegation as they registered a second win on the trot with a 2-1 result over Tivoli Gardens, in a rain-affected Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest at Royal Lakes Complex yesterday. Read More

Calabar advance to ISSA basketball semis

Monday, January, 14 2019    

FORMER champions Calabar High became the first team to advance to the semi-finals after defeating St Catherine High and Wolmer's Boys' School as the 2018/2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Conference Urban High Under-19 basketball quarter-finals got under way... Read More

Waterhouse FC, Phoenix Academy donate $750,000 to cancer

Monday, January, 14 2019    

On Sunday, December 30, 2018 football fans packed into the Waterhouse Stadium for the charity game treat between the National Premier league leaders Waterhouse FC and Phoenix Academy All Stars. Read More

SCORPIONS CRUSHED!

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Jamaica Scorpions suffered another embarrassing batting flop to lose by 157 runs to Trinidad and Tobago Red Force yesterday, in the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match at Sabina Park. Read More

UWI hand Portmore another lesson

By Howard Walker Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

THE University of the West Indies (UWI) FC stunned champions Portmore United 2-1 in their Red Stripe Premier League game at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday to regain a top six position. Read More

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs, Griffin scores 44 in LA return

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday. Read More

High Mountain Coffee Road Race back with a twist

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After more than three decades as a staple on the calendar of Manchester to foster camaraderie, the annual High Mountain Coffee Road Race was noticeably missing last year. Read More

Spurs expect tougher clash from hungry Orchids in Berger Elite League

Monday, January, 14 2019    

DESPITE carving out a relatively comfortable win over St Ann Orchids on Saturday, leaders Manchester Spurs expect a tougher challenge when the teams meet in back-to-back Berger Elite League (BEL) netball fixtures at Leila Robinson Courts today beginning at 6:30 pm. Read More

Japan reach Asian Cup knockouts as Qatar hit North Korea for six

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Genki Haraguchi smashed home a controversial penalty as former champions Japan scraped a 1-0 win over Oman to book their place in the last 16 of the Asian Cup yesterday. Read More



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