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Cameron not the man for the job, says Mitchell

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The former chairman of Caricom's sub-committee on cricket Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has given a vote of no-confidence in the leadership of Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron. Read More

Neita knocks on Heaven's door in JCA race
Mark Neita, who recently announced his candidacy for the Jamaica Cricket Association's (JCA) top job, says “fundamental” differences with incumbent President Wilford “Billy” Heaven forced his hand.... Read More

Little champions, big winners!
Holy Family Primary School winning football team will travel to Chicago, Illinois in July for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness first-hand the final of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Championship. Scotiabank and Concacaf launched a new invitational youth tournament in four...... Read More

Cash prizes for 4th McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic
The fourth-staging of the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic (MWC) will for the first time see schools competing for cash prizes in a three-event championship, it was announced at the launch of the athletics meet on Wednesday.... Read More

CPL economic impact surpasses US$100-million mark

Friday, January, 18 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — For the first time in its six-year history, the total economic impact of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has exceeded US$100 million, a 34 per cent increase over the previous 2017 season. Read More

Best in sport

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 18 2019    

Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and swimmer Alia Atkinson appear firm favourites to take the respective top prizes at tonight's 2018 RJRGleaner National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. Read More

Smith hundred takes sting out of Scorpions

Friday, January, 18 2019    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Veteran opener Devon Smith continued his domination at first class level, stroking his 36th hundred as Windward Islands Volcanoes kept under-pressure Jamaica Scorpions in the field all day on the opening day of their fifth-round match here... Read More

Falmouth blank Duanvale 3-0 for KO crown

Friday, January, 18 2019    

BOUNTY HALL, Trelawny — Falmouth United won their second title this season when they beat Duanvale FC 3-0 in the final of the Trelawny Football Association Victor Wright Knockout at Bounty Hall on Wednesday. Read More

Herbert Morrison seek fifth-straight basketball double

Friday, January, 18 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Double defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will be seeking a fifth-straight double when the best-of-three finals of the ISSA Western Conference boys basketball final are held at the Montego Bay Cricket Club today. Read More

Samantha Fletcher better than a lot of the boys – trainer Michael Beecham

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

FEMALE apprentice, Samantha Fletcher continues to demonstrate that she is blossoming into one of the top performing graduates from the 2018 batch of apprentices with another splendid winning ride aboard the Michael Beecham-owned and trained Super Glitterman at Caymanas Park on Saturday... Read More

Father Patrick preaches a compelling first sermon

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

IN a run which suggested that he is one to follow in the future, three-year-old chestnut colt Father Patrick easily putting away rivals on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Caymanas Park. Read More

A REGGAE 'CRUZ' TO PEKING

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 18 2019    

 THE Reggae Trophy represents the first test for the Grade One horses especially the sprinters for the new racing season. Read More

The connecting ‘Bullet

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

VISITING North American-based Barbadian jockey, Simon Husbands rode Another Bullet to a fabulous victory in the St Catherine Cup feature event at Caymanas Park on Saturday to register his first win in Jamaica on his return to riding here two weeks ago. The last time Husbands rode in... Read More

Getting to the ‘Soul’ of the matter

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 18 2019    

THE Anthony Nunes-conditioned Supreme Soul made a strong statement of intent for the upcoming native-bred three-year-old Classic races with a powerful performance in a Restricted Allowance event on Saturday last, January 12, 2019. Read More

Bairstow, Burns warm up for opening Test with fifties

Friday, January, 18 2019    

CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC) — Jonny Bairstow and Rory Burns found form ahead of next week's first Test, hitting half-centuries on the opening day of the second two-day match against CWI President's XI here yesterday. Read More



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