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PHOTO: Keen tussle

Observer Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 21:00
Montego Bay United's midfielder Ronaldo Rodney (left) tries to get away from UWI FC's Draman Williams in Sunday's RSPL second-round game played at WesPow Park. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.

Jamaican surgeon now 'fellow' of prestigious ACS

Observer - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 21:00
JAMAICAN surgeon Dr Franz Omar Smith is now a member of the prestigious American College of Surgeons.

Phillips tables public sector Pension Bill

Observer - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 21:00
MINISTER of Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips on Tuesday tabled in the House of Representatives the Bill paving the way for a defined pension contributor scheme for public sector employees to be paid from a pension fund.

EU won't punish Caribbean countries over death penalty, says official

Observer - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 21:00
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) -- Secretary General of the International Commission against the Death Penalty, Dr Asunta Cavaller, has described the death penalty as "cruel, inhumane and degrading" even as the European Union said it would not punish Caribbean countries that refuse to abolish the death penalty.

ACP wants 'legally binding' agreement at Paris climate conference

Observer - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 21:00
BRUSSELS, Belgium (CMC) -- The African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group says it wants a "legally binding agreement" to be adopted when the global community meets in Paris later this month for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

Muschett High seek to rebound in U-16 basketball

Observer Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 20:00
WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Former champions Muschett High will today seek to rebound from Monday's loss to Cornwall College, when they host St James High in an ISSA Western Conference Under-16 boys' basketball game in Wakefield, Trelawny.

Western Confed to begin next month

Observer Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 20:00
MONTEGO BAY, St James - The Jamaica Observer West has learnt that the Jamaica Football Federation's Western Confederation Super League is set to get underway mid - December, almost a month later than the usual kick-off time.

GB must capitalise on final - Murray

BBC Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:56
Andy Murray says Great Britain must grab their chance when they take on Belgium in their first Davis Cup final since 1978.

Steph Curry praises slimmed-down Bogut as Warriors NBA streak continues

Guardian Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:36
  • Andrew Bogut is 10kg lighter than last season and “looks like a teenager”
  • Golden State has opened the NBA season with 16 straight wins

Superstar Stephen Curry has paid tribute to slimmed-down teammate Andrew Bogut after they helped the Golden State Warriors to the best season start in NBA history. The 30-year-old Australian has fought back from multiple serious injuries to be a fit, mobile big man playing a valuable role for the free-scoring Warriors, who have opened with a record 16 straight wins.

Related: 'Drongo' NBL fan pours beer over Sydney Kings star Marcus Thornton

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Western Sydney's Scott Jamieson tells fans not to stage A-League walk-out

Guardian Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:15
  • Wanderers defender urges fans not to retaliate to News Corp expose
  • Broadcaster Alan Jones says report ‘did a community service’

Western Sydney Wanderers defender Scott Jamieson has called on the club’s fans not to stage a walkout midway through Sunday’s A-League match against the Central Coast. Wanderers fans were left outraged after News Corp Australia revealed a list of 198 banned A-League fans on Sunday, with slightly under half of those coming from the Western Sydney club.

It led to the club’s main support group, the Red and Black Bloc, issuing a list of demands to Football Federation Australia, claiming they will walk out of grounds midway through matches until it is addressed.

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The firms using Mexican prisoners

BBC - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:13
The businesses offering hope to Mexican prisoners

Drogba targets Chelsea manager's job

BBC Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:10
Didier Drogba says he has an agreement to return to Chelsea once he finishes playing and wants it to be as manager.

How Hughes' death has changed cricket

BBC Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:01
Stuart Broad says players have not altered the way they compete since Phillip Hughes' death, but the game has changed in other ways.

Broomes visits RUSAL, infractions seen

Stabroek - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:01
Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection, Simona Broomes on Tuesday led a team into the Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc.

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McCarthy hungry for more Scorpions' success

Observer Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:00
BATSMAN Andre McCarthy is a happy camper after scoring his maiden century in first-class cricket.

Bank secrecy to be lifted as part of FIFA investigations

Observer Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:00
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Switzerland's Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) has decided to partially relax laws on bank secrecy in the country in order to provide information on the FIFA executives arrested in May as part of a US-led investigation.

PSG dominate team of the week

BBC Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:53
Four Paris St-Germain players are in there - but who else makes the Champions League team of the week?

Pellegrini unsure about Hart injury

BBC Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:52
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is uncertain how serious Joe Hart's injury is after he was substituted against Juventus.

Man Utd can win anywhere - Van Gaal

BBC Sport - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:43
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United can win at Wolfsburg and seal a spot in the Champions League last 16.

Sovereign Wealth Fund consultation commences

Stabroek - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:42
The Government of Guyana, in collaboration with the Canadian High Commission and the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy, today began a two-day workshop on the establishment of a...

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