Sports

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

Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group after Salazar ban

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Nike said yesterday it was shutting down its Oregon Project distance-running group that has produced a host of world and Olympic gold medals after top Coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping. Read More

Maggotty stay alive in daCosta Cup

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Maggotty High kept their hopes of advancing from the first round alive after scoring a 2-1 win over Lacovia High in their rescheduled ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone E game at Appleton Sports Club yesterday. Read More

Charlemont principal promises rebound after d'Cup heartbreak

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Charlemont High principal Garth Gayle says the school will rebound from being knocked out of the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition after being docked six points for the use of an ineligible player in two Zone K games against Dinthill... Read More

Brown's Town let it slip against Marcus Garvey

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Brown's Town High let slip the chance to consolidate their position at the top of the standings of Zone I when they were held to a 0-0 draw by Marcus Garvey Technical in the ISSA/Wata DaCosta Cup match at Drax Hall on Wednesday. Read More

Good start to Jamaica's CGA Four-Ball Championship

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Jamaica recorded a good start to the Caribbean Golf Association (CGA) Four-Ball Championship after ending in second position behind Puerto Rico yesterday. Puerto Rico (22 points) were just ahead of Jamaica with 21 points. Read More



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