Sport

Bicknell wins ITF Trinidad Trinity Cup

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

BLAISE Bicknell of Jamaica defeated Andrew Mariados of the United States of America in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 to capture the 2018 Group Four International Tennis Federation (ITF) Trinidad Trinity Cup Tournament at the National Racquet Sports Centre in Trinidad and Tobago last Saturday. Read More

Different approach, same result for aggressive J'cans in Wray & Nephew Contender

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Richard “Frog” Holmes and Nico Yeyo might pretty much have similarly aggressive styles when it comes to boxing. However, both Jamaicans exhibited a different approach and came up with largely contrasting victories in their opening clashes of Season Eight... Read More

Somerton take lead in Sandals/ATL Senior League semis

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Somerton FC have taken the lead after the first leg of their St James Football Association's Sandals/ATL Senior League semi-finals on Friday after edging Heights FC 2-1 at the UDC Field. Read More

St James D2 football continues today

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Four teams will kick-start their quest for honours today as the St James Football Association Guardian Group Division Two competition continues with two games. Read More

Bogue FC into Sandals/ATL Division 1 final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Bogue FC are the first qualifiers for the final of the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Division One, after a pulsating and action-packed 3-2 overtime win over title-favourites Cambridge United in their second-leg semi-final at UDC field on Monday,... Read More

Salt Marsh continue renaissance in Trelawny Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

DAVIS PEN, Trelawny — Former champions Salt Marsh United continued their renaissance in the Trelawny Football Association's Grandeur Transportation Services/Monymusk Rum Major League, after avenging a first-round loss to Rio Bueno FC on Sunday and moving into third place in Zone... Read More

Windies back to full strength for Hurricane Relief T20

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies will be at full strength for next month's hurricane relief Twenty20 International against a Rest of the World XI in London. Read More

Durant, Thompson sink Spurs; D-Wade stuns Sixers

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson handed San Antonio a painful shooting lesson as Golden State took a grip on their Western Conference play-off duel on Monday. Read More

Spalding Cup: STETHS edge toward first-innings honours

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Heavy afternoon rainfall again came to the fore in the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group three-day Spalding Cup match just as hosts St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) were closing in on first-innings honours against Innswood High. Read More

Jamaica to bid to host major int'l sporting events — Grange

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says she is focused on bringing several major sporting and cultural events to Jamaica. Read More

Spalding Cup: Innswood 54-1 in reply to STETHS's 165

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Innswood High are 54-1 in their first-innings response to hosts St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) at lunch on Wednesday's second day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup cricket match in Santa Cruz. Opener Mark James, on 23,... Read More

PCJ bats for SDC cricket competition with $3-m sponsorship

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has signed on as a major sponsor of the Social Development Commission's (SDC) 2018 National Community Cricket Competition with a contribution of $3 million. Read More

Excelsior, Alpha capture ISSA hockey titles

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

EXCELSIOR High and Alpha Academy captured the 2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) Under-19 League titles played at the JN Astro Turf in Mona last Friday. Read More

Calabar's Wilson takes off for FSU

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

Despite having one more year at high school, Calabar High School star Tyreke Wilson will be taking off for Florida State University (FSU) in July, citing he has nothing else to prove at Champs. Read More

T&T slip as Reggae Boyz remain on top in CFU

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Powerhouses Trinidad and Tobago took a pounding in the latest FIFA world rankings released last week, as St Kitts and Nevis and Haiti also lost significant ground. Read More



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