Sport

PHOTO: All to play for

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Dave Black of Granville Jaguars (left) fights his way past Catherine Hall All-Stars Dwayne Johns in Sunday's NBL-West semi-final at the Montego Bay Cricket Club (MBCC). Granville won the game 73-62 and will meet MBCC Knights in the final on Saturday. (Photo: Paul Reid)) Read More

Ronaldo penalty rescues Real Madrid

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Real Madrid from a shock Champions League exit as his injury-time penalty allowed the holders to edge out Juventus in the most dramatic of quarter-finals yesterday, taking them through despite a 1-3 defeat. Read More

Sixers close in on third seed with 15th-straight win

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Philadelphia 76ers powered to a record-breaking 15th-straight victory on Tuesday with a 121-113 defeat of the Atlanta Hawks to stay on course for third seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Read More

Hope 'humbled' by Wisden honour

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — West Indies stroke-maker Shai Hope has described the honour of being named one of Wisden's five Cricketers-of-the-Year as “humbling”, and has praised the “phenomenal” effort which saw the Caribbean side stun England in the second Test... Read More

Bolt comments on Blake's Commonwealth flop

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt on Thursday accused fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake of "panicking" in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres final — and can't wait to tease him about it. Read More

Commonwealth Games: Surprises highlight big night as Ja missies out on 200m title — wrap

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — Even the presence of sprint legend Usain Bolt failed to inspire Jamaica's track athletes at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday as they suffered another beating in the women's 200 metres. Read More

Commonwealth Games: Hyde takes bronze in men's 400m

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia —Jamaica's Jaheel Hyde copped a bronze medal in the men's 400m hurdles at the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium in Australia today. Read More

Commonwealth Games: No medal for Thompson but Jackson takes 200m silver

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia — Jamaica's Olympic Champion Elaine Thompson failed to medal in the women's 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Austrailia, however, team mate Shericka Jackson managed to secure silver in the event with a personal best of 22.18s. Read More

Commonwealth Games: Breakthrough win for BVI's McMaster after coach's hurricane death

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — Hurdler Kyron McMaster paid tribute to his coach, who tragically died in Hurricane Irma, as he broke through to become the British Virgin Islands' first ever Commonwealth Games gold medallist on Thursday. Read More

Commonwealth Games: Russell secures gold in 400m hurdles

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia — Jamaican Janieve Russell secured her first individual senior athletic gold medal in the women's 400 metres hurdles finals at the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. Read More

Waterhouse edge Arnett Gardens 1-0

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

 Waterhouse Football Club made home advantage count as they eked out a 1-0 win over Arnett Gardens in their first-leg Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final clash at Drewsland Mini-Stadium on Monday night. Read More

Everyone's A Winner 5K & 10K launched

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

At 90 years of age, veteran road racer Roy Thomas is still blazing the trail and Running Events Limited, through this year's staging of the Everyone's A Winner 5K & 10K, will be recognising his exploits. Read More

Lyn wants to use Carifta success as springboard to boost sports tourism

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

Buoyed by their recent success as hosts of the 33rd Carifta Swimming Championships, president of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Martin Lyn stressed the importance of exploiting sports as a springboard to further boost tourism. Read More

Grace Shield evenly poised after first day

Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

The ISSA/Grace Shield cricket final between Innswood High and Excelsior High was finely balanced at the end of the opening day of the three-day contest at Melbourne Oval. Read More

JA QUINELLA

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

Gold Coast, Australia — The Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia is the first major athletics championships being contested by Jamaica since the retirement of Usain Bolt last year. Read More



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