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Davis powers Pelicans, 'Wolves roll over Portland

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied from a 19-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the New York Knicks 123-118 in overtime on Sunday. Read More

No problems for Nadal as Venus leads seeds out of Open

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Melbourne, Australia (AFP) — Rafael Nadal dispelled any injury worries to storm into the Australian Open second round Monday as Venus Williams led a slew of seeds out of the tournament in a dark day for American players. Read More

Windies hold no fear for confident Irish

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

BELFAST, Ireland (CMC) — Two-time former 50-overs champions West Indies maybe the highest seeded side in the ICC World Cup qualifiers but they hold no terrors for minnows Ireland.The Caribbean side have been installed in Group A of the March 4-25 tournament in Zimbabwe,... Read More

Gayle headlines Windies stars in auction

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

NEW DELHI, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle headlines several top-tier West Indies players who will join over 1 000 players in the highly anticipated Indian Premier League auction scheduled for month end.The veteran left-hander was released by Royal Challengers Bangalore... Read More

Grange hails history-making women's bobsled team

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has congratulated Jamaica's women's bobsleigh team on their historic qualification to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea in February. Read More

UWI cruise past newcomers Sandals South Coast

BY HOWARDWALKER Senior Staff Reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 15 2018    

A cheeky chip by Andrae Bernal sent the University of the West Indies(UWI) FC on their way to a comprehensive 3-1 win over Sandals South Coast FC, in their Red Stripe Premier League match at the Mona Bowl yesterday. Read More

Girlz head off to CONCACAF Champs high on confidence

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 15 2018    

Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz head off to Trinidad and Tobago today, where they will go in search of their World Cup dream as one of the three top teams from the CONCACAF Women's Championship. Read More

Boys Club snap losing skid, edge Hopewell 2-1

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, January, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Boys Club snapped their longest losing skid to start a Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League season after beating Hopewell United 2-1 at the UDC Field in Montego Bay on Saturday. Read More

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa

Monday, January, 15 2018    

CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Indian Captain Virat Kohli stood firm against a relentless South African bowling attack on an attritional second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park yesterday. Read More

Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

HOSTS Jamaica Scorpions, led by another terrific display from leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, wrapped up a 57-run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside an hour on yesterday's final morning of the ninth-round regional four-day match at Sabina Park. Read More

Liverpool stun City as Sanchez nears Arsenal exit

Monday, January, 15 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool condemned Manchester City to their first Premier League defeat of the season yesterday, while Alexis Sanchez neared the exit door as Arsenal slipped to a damaging defeat at struggling Bournemouth. Read More

Top teams jostle for key positions in schoolboy basketball tourney

Monday, January, 15 2018    

SPOT VALLEY, St James — The winner of today's rescheduled game between home team Spot Valley High and Holland High will take over the fourth place in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition as the race for semi-final spots heats... Read More

Warriors hold off charging Raptors to win on road

Monday, January, 15 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Klay Thompson delivered 26 points and Kevin Durant tallied 25 as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the Raptors 127-125 in Toronto on Saturday. Read More

Photo: Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions bowler Damion Jacobs (on the ground) goes forward to hold a return catch from Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Sheeno Berridge (out of picture) as Hurricanes nonstriker Jeremiah Louis (right) looks on during play yesterday in the regional four-day match at Sabina... Read More

PHOTO: On the drive!

Monday, January, 15 2018    

After a lean spell with the West Indies team in recent months, former Holmwood Technical High School cricket captain and batting star Jermaine Blackwood returned to form with a bang late last week. Blackwood, a 26-year-old native of eastern Westmoreland, had polished, attacking knocks of 81 and... Read More



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