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High-riding Arnett welcome MBU

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THE clash between leaders Arnett Gardens FC and title-holders Montego Bay United will take centrestage for this week’s matches in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football competition.Kick-off is scheduled for 6:00 pm at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in South St Andrew.Arnett Gardens, returning to winning ways after a minor slump recently, have 51 […]

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Windies still confident as preparations start for India

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PERTH, Australia (CMC) — West Indies arrived in Perth yesterday still smarting from Friday’s heavy loss to South Africa but hoping to regroup ahead of next week’s clash with reigning world champions India.The Caribbean team has been their usual inconsistent selves, winning two and losing two of their four outings to date in the ICC […]

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Racing Guide March 3,2015

RACING PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS MARCH 3PHOTO: SEEKING MY DREAM ELLIS SHANE -2 FEB 28CAPTION – Seeking My Dream (Shane Ellis) running out an easy winner of a non-winners of two contest. (PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)PHOTO: NICOLE ELLIS SHANE FEB 28CAPTION – Nicole releases maiden tag with Shane Ellis on board. Nicole is trained by Howard Jaghai.PHOTO: […]

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Cricket World Cup: Leading World Cup batting and bowling figures

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Sunday, March 01, 2015 | 9:52 AM     SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Leading batting and bowling figures at the 2015 World Cup on Sunday:BATTINGLeading run-makersKumar Sangakkara (SRI) 268Chris Gayle (WIS) 258Lahiru Thirimanne (SRI) 256Tillakaratne Dilshan (SRI) 229Shikhar Dhawan (IND) 224Best performancesChris Gayle (WIS) 215AB de Villiers (RSA) 162 not outTillakaratne Dilshan (SRI) 161 not outLahiru […]

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All the ‘buzz’

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BY RUDDY ALLEN OBSERVER RACING WRITER Tuesday, March 03, 2015     THE Two Penyu-owned Buzz Nightmare sent a strong signal to his peers in the campaign for the upcoming native-bred three-year-olds Classic races. The signal is that he is fast and even at this stage he has class.With the rarely used Ian ‘Dolly Baby’ Spence […]

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Legend Lloyd hails ‘terrific’ Gayle

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SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) — Chris Gayle has come in for high praise from World Cup legend Clive Lloyd, who has compared the opener’s strength to that of former West Indies batting supremo Sir Vivian Richards.The left-handed Gayle wrote his name in the record books when he hammered a World Cup record 215 against Zimbabwe in […]

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C’Bar, Edwin Allen top at Gibson McCook Relays

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BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com Tuesday, March 03, 2015     The University of Technology’s upset win over the Usain Bolt-led Racers Lions in the clubs/institution’s 4x100m relay at Saturday’s 39th Gibson McCook Relays has reaped big rewards for the teams.The team of Andrew Fisher, Julian Forte, Kemarley Brown and Tyquendo Tracey ran 38.23 […]

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Messi, Suarez on target as Barcelona whip Granada 3-1

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MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Barcelona moved to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were on target in a 3-1 win at Granada yesterday.Ivan Rakitic opened the scoring for the visitors as he profited from a mishit Suarez shot before half-time and Suarez himself […]

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Windies take time out to party with Caribbean fans

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PERTH, Australia (CMC) – West Indies were on Sunday feted at a Caribbean Day organised by the Western Australia government, as the team took time out from their preparations to mingle with the large West Indian community here.The side arrived in the coastal city on Saturday to begin preparations for their fifth game of the […]

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Disciplined Windies can upset India, says confident Lloyd

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PERTH, Australia (CMC) — Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd believes India are formidable opponents, but says a disciplined West Indies effort can see the reigning world champions beaten when the two teams meet at the WACA Ground here Friday.India are unbeaten in three outings in the ICC Cricket World Cup, while West Indies have lost […]

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