Jamaica Sports: Track & Field, Football, Basketball, Cricket News - Sport - JamaicaObserver.com


Holder's spell leaves Scorpions wobbly on day one

YOUNG fast bowler Chemar Holder unleashed a fiery late afternoon spell to leave Jamaica Scorpions floundering on 53-6 in response to Barbados Pride's 219 on the opening day of the regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More

Grange says 'Stadium' redevelopment project should be off and running in 2021
After previously announcing plans for the redevelopment of the National Stadium, Minister of Sport Olivia Grange says redevelopment word on the almost 58-year-old facility is drawing even closer.... Read More

Unbeaten Windies crush Nigeria to book quarter-final spot at U-19 World Cup
KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — Captain Kimani Melius and Matthew Patrick struck half-centuries as West Indies crushed hapless Nigeria by 246 runs to storm into the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with an unbeaten record here yesterday.... Read More

Auto king Jackson calls for swimming to be part of Champs
Andrew Jackson, the principal of used-car giant Jetcon Corporation, has dived into the deep end by bravely declaring that swimming should be a part of the annual ISSA Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships.... Read More

JC raring to go in Under-16 basketball final against Campion

Friday, January, 24 2020    

Jamaica College (JC) overcame a spirited challenge from Ardenne High in the semi-finals of the ISSA Urban Area Under-16 Basketball competition on Wednesday to set up a highly anticipated final against defending champions Campion College. Read More

Apprentice Anthony Allen making significant gains in the saddle

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, January, 24 2020    

“The general expectation for 2020 is that apprentice Anthony Allen, who has improved in recent times, and seemingly with a footprint in Anthony Nunes' champion stable, that will enable the youngster to make a significant impression on the Caymanas jockey... Read More

Racers strikes Gold

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 24 2020    

When Glen Mills and his Racers Track Club team initiated the Racers Grand Prix in 2016, their main objective was to create another opportunity for Jamaica's elite and developing athletes to compete against international competition. Read More

Owner Hylton Dallas yearns for an environmentally friendly Caymanas Park

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Hylton Dallas former racehorse owner has spent many years in the sport he loves with a passion. Dallas, in one of his rare interviews, spoke of his almost lifetime involvement in racing.  Read More

Groom Errol Thomas — no regrets for my time in racing

Friday, January, 24 2020    

The Supreme Racing Guide had a sit-down with former champion groom Errol Thomas to find out about his long and outstanding career.The interview is published below. SUPREME RACING GUIDE (SRG) Read More

A round test for Truly Amazing

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Despite the presence of the Mercury and Eight Thirty Sprints, the clash involving Trevor's Choice, Soul Cure, and Truly Amazing is sure to generate interest. Read More

Oh God, this is it — apprentice Kawise Gentle

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Kawise Gentle, a 28-year-old claiming apprentice from the last batch of graduates, became the fifth member of that cohort to open his winning account. Read More

Herbert Morrison face William Knibb in basketball semi-finals

Friday, January, 24 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Five-time defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will this afternoon take on William Knibb Memorial in one semi-final matchup of the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball championships at the Montego Bay Cricket Club... Read More

Magnum/KSAFA Super League begins with triple bill this weekend

Friday, January, 24 2020    

The new season of the Magnum/KSAFA Super League gets going this weekend with three double-headers starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.Twelve teams, divided into two zones of six, will participate in this season's competition. Read More

The time is now

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has urged emerging swimmers to make the best of opportunities provided for them today and reminded that procrastination is indeed the thief of time. Read More

The story deserves to be told

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 24 2020    

After many years of toil, sweat, and anxiety, the book My Journey with Thoroughbreds is now complete. Read More


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon