Alzarri Joseph called up for Test cricket debut
Jamaica Gleaner

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Promising Antiguan fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is set to make his Test debut after he was drafted into the West Indies side for the current home series against India.The West Indies Cricket Board...

Alzarri Joseph called up for Test duty
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Promising Antiguan fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is set to make his Test debut after he was drafted into the West Indies side for the current home series against India. Local Sports Thu,...

Olympic Village repairs to be done during this week — Brazil
Jamaica Observer

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — Blocked toilets, dangerous wiring and other problems in Rio’s Olympic Village will be resolved by the end of this week, Brazilian organisers said as new reports of glitches...

Jamaica 4th in Regional Golf Championship
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica team is hanging on to fourth position overall after yesterday’s second day of the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships being held at the Ocean Club Golf Course in the Bahamas. Local Sports Thu, 28 Jul...

After the sprinters, Jamaica seeking track and field depth
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The most dominant runner at Jamaica’s national track and field championships this summer was not a superstar sprinter like Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake or Veronica Campbell-Brown. Local...

Russell describes doping allegations as ‘stressing and depressing’
Jamaica Observer

FLORIDA, United States (CMC) — Globe-trotting T20 star Andre Russell has described doping allegations made against him by authorities in Jamaica as “stressing and depressing”. Local Sports Thu, 28 Jul 2016...

Struggling Blackwood eager to impress at home
Jamaica Observer

After struggling to get on the scorecard in four of his last seven innings in Test cricket, Jermaine Blackwood is hoping to turn the fortunes on his wretched form line. Local Sports Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Russell...

Hyde looking forward to Rio after historic Poland outing
Jamaica Observer

Two-time world Under-20 400m hurdles champion Jaheel Hyde has turned his focus on the Rio Olympic Games after successfully defending his title in the obstacle event at the recently concluded Championships in Bydgoszcz,...

Jamaica’s Ludlow Watts satisfied with Olympic Village
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaican team is settling in nicely at the Olympic Athletes’ Village and is not encountering any of the reported problems being experienced by others, says athletics team leader Ludlow Watts. Local Sports Thu, 28...

Usain Bolt’s mom says key to keeping him calm is laughter
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — How does the mom of Usain Bolt help the world’s fastest man keep his cool? Local Sports Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Jamaica’s Ludlow Watts satisfied with Olympic Village...

​Alzarri Joseph called up for Test duty
Trinidad Guardian

ST JOHN’s—Promising Antiguan fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is set to make his Test debut after he was drafted into the West Indies side for the current home series against India. The West Indies Cricket Board...

FINA swift to act as IOC ‘passes buck’ on Russia
Jamaica Observer

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — The legal battle to compete in next month’s Olympics began Monday as Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova was the first to appeal her exclusion from the Rio Games by swimming body FINA, acting on...

Favourite Highland Reel wins King George Stakes
Jamaica Observer

ASCOT, United Kingdom (AFP) — Ryan Moore rode favourite Highland Reel to a narrow victory in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday last, beating Queen Elizabeth II’s Dartmouth into...

Scoreboard
Jamaica Observer

Completed scoreboard on the fourth day of the second Test between England and Pakistan: Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Favourite Highland Reel wins King George Stakes...

Anderson in the wickets as England rout Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — James Anderson marked his return to international duty with three wickets as England beat Pakistan by a massive 330 runs to win the second Test at his Old Trafford home ground...

Olympic travellers face tiny risk of Zika: US study
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Those travelling to Brazil for the Olympics face a tiny risk of getting infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which can cause birth defects in pregnant women, US researchers said...

Imperious Charles makes it three straight for Zouks
Jamaica Observer

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — West Indies opener Johnson Charles produced an imperious innings as St Lucia Zouks clobbered Guyana Amazon Warriors by nine wickets here Sunday night, to march to third spot in the...

Plenty of excitement ahead of US leg – CPL boss
Jamaica Observer

Damien O’Donohoe, the chief executive officer of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), says the first half of the 2016 season has set the stage for the historic hosting of games in the United States. Local Sports Tue,...

Windies to host Afghanistan in historic series
Jamaica Observer

KABUL, Afghanistan (CMC) — Afghanistan will tour West Indies for an eight-match limited overs series next June, marking the first time the International Cricket Association (ICC) associate nation will face the...

Jamaica edge Barbados to remain unbeaten
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Jamaica remained unbeaten, but inflicted Barbados with their first defeat, when they pulled off a narrow three-run victory in the third round of the Twenty20 phase of the Regional...

Unbreakable wins Oswald ‘Ossie’ Steele Memorial Cup
Jamaica Observer

Unbreakable completed his second consecutive victory in 14 days when he won the Oswald ‘Ossie’ Steele Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Jamaica edge...

Clocking in the hours, gaining experience
Jamaica Observer

Romario Saunders, one of many Jamaican jockeys currently riding in Canada, is clocking in the hours, while gaining valuable experience and some success at the Hastings racetrack in Vancouver. Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016...

Winners’ comments…Winners’ comments…Winners’ comments
Jamaica Observer

The Complete Racing Guide shares the comments of some of the winners on the nine-race programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Clocking in the hours, gaining experience...

Photo: Florida quest
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Tallawahs all-rounder Andre Russell on the go against St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the Hero CPL game at Sabina Park on July 16. (Photo: Bryan Cummings) Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Winners’...

Gary Glitter going from strength to strength
Jamaica Observer

The Dalton Sirjue-conditioned Gary Glitter continued to show noticeable improvement when he won the top-rated Overnight Allowance event at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Photo:...

WI must fight like tigers at Sabina
Jamaica Observer

For me it wasn’t so much that the West Indies lost the first Test by an innings. Local Sports Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Gary Glitter going from strength to strength...

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