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Warner Park favorite to host CPL Finals

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Warner Park Cricket Stadium in St. Kitts is in the frame to be considered host for the Semi-Finals and Finals of the second edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in 2014. CPL’s Chief Operating Officer Pete Russell  told SKNVibes Sports that the Federation is almost certain to host games in the 2014 tournament. “It […]

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Winless West Indies Put Coach Under Scrutiny Again

The heyday when Otis Gibson was named as one of Wisden’s cricketers of the year regarded as the greatest single force in county cricket and applauded as a successful England bowling coach is long gone. Now, after serving as West Indies cricket coach for the past three years in what may be described as a rocky start, given his fall […]

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Chris Gayle – Tallawahs’ Tower Of Strength

Celebrated West Indies opening batting star, and captain of the Tallawahs, Chris Gayle, will seek to lead the Jamaica team to victory when they meet Guyana Amazon Warriors at Providence Stadium in their first Caribbean Premier League T20 competition encounter on August 2nd. Gayle has struggled to put runs on the board recently, with his last 10 innings averaging a […]

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West Indies Cricket Got Problems

Different year same story Different coach same story Different captain same story Different management same story What´s the hell wrong with West Indies cricket? This is the question that is foremost on the minds of the many long-suffering Windies fans who are hungry and desperate to see West Indies win a trophy of any kind. The once dominant cricket team […]

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Former Jamaican Olympian Cries For Help

OLYMPIAN Olivia McKoy represented Jamaica with distinction at the premier global sports showpiece. But these days, the national javelin record holder who donned the Jamaica colours for 20 years in various stadia, is almost flat on her face. Her tears, which flowed freely when the Jamaica Observer caught up with her selling bagged juices on the streets of Kingston late […]

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Fraser-Pryce Finishes Third in IAAF Meet

Double Olympic Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished third in 22.28s in the women’s 200m at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.  Murielle Ahoure won with a National Record time of 22.24s ahead of Tiffany Townsend who finished second in  22.26s. Stefanie McPherson ran a personal best of 49.92s to place second in the women’s 400m. Botswana’s Amantle Montsho won in a […]

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Drug Test Proves Positive – Sherone Simpson

Sherone Simpson, Jamaican Beijing Olympic 100 metres silver medallist  has confirmed that she was notified on on Sunday that she returned a doping violation at the country’s National Championships last month. “I was notified on July 14, 2013 that my urine sample taken at the National Senior Championship, June 21, 2013 after the 100m finals returned a positive analytical finding […]

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Yanique Thompson Qualifies At World Youth Games

Jamaican sprint hurdler Yanique Thompson showed her class with a second Youth Leading time in two months in qualifying forThursday afternoon’s world title final in the Ukraine. Thompson clocked 13.10 seconds minutes after American Dior Hall had run 13.16, undercutting the Jamaican’s previous mark of 13.23 seconds. Rushelle Burton who ran a personal best 13.37 in qualifying from her semi-final will […]