Sport

Jamaica's football wins praise from Special Olympics International

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

CHICAGO, Illinois — Sports director for Special Olympics International Christian Guiralt touts Jamaica as the benchmark for the Caribbean, underlined by their invitation to the inaugural Unified Football Cup. Read More

Play your cards right with Poker Star

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

After going winless in almost 25 months due mostly to injuries, Poker Star found his footing with a thunderous run to signal his return to form when winning at the Overnight Allowance level on June 16. Read More

Excelsior, Holmwood to contest AFNA Caribbean Champion of Champions final today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

EXCELSIOR High and Holmwood Technical High School, both of Jamaica, will contest the final of the inaugural AFNA Caribbean Champion of Champions High School Netball Tournament, following semi-final wins at the Leila Robinson Courts yesterday. Read More

Reggae Girlz look to rebound against Costa Rica

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Jamaica's senior women's football team, the Reggae Girlz, will seek to lift themselves with a positive result against Costa Rica to put themselves back in contention for top honours in the Central American and Caribbean Games, at the Estadio Julio Torres... Read More

SECOND BEST!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

BRIDGEVIEW, Illinois — Battle-scarred Jamaica resisted valiantly in yesterday's Special Olympics Toyota Unified Football Cup division two final but had to settle for the silver medal after falling to a 0-1 defeat to France. Read More

Goule clocks national record 1:56.15 for 3rd in 800m

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

Jamaica's Commonwealth Games 800m bronze medallist Natoya Goule smashed her national record, clocking 1:56.15 minutes after finishing third at the Monaco Diamond League in France yesterday on a day when no Jamaican secured victory. Read More

Jumpball celebrates two decades of youth development through basketball

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

The 2018 edition of the KFC-sponsored Jumpball Basketball Youth Camp tipped off on July 9, with approximately 300 boys and girls taking part. Read More

KSAFA U-13 kicks off with double-header

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) opens its 2018 Milo/KSAFA Under-13 and Under-15 juvenile football competitions with a double-header programme at Bell Chung Oval today starting 3:00 pm. Read More

Fakhar hits record double ton as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan player to hit a double century in one-day internationals as Pakistan cruised to a massive 244-run win over Zimbabwe in the fourth ODI at Queens Sports Club yesterday. Read More

Powell upbeat despsite Vice Chacellor's XI's four-wicket loss to Bangladesh

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

Despite failing to fire at his full potential in The University of the West Indies (UWI) Vice Chancellor's XI's four-wicket loss to Bangladesh on Thursday, West Indies all-rounder Rovman Powell remains in a positive frame of mind ahead of the One-day International (ODI) series against the South... Read More

Atkinson looks to conquer old stomping ground

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombi (media house) — Alia Atkinson is back on familiar territory, looking to make the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, yet again, a springboard for world-conquering performances. Read More

PHOTOS: Jamaica vs Italy

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

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Cavalier to contest 'B' final at Gothia Cup

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

Cavalier Soccer Club will contest the “B” final of the Gothia Trophy (B17) against TikiTaka Academy of Nigeria after they defeated Deportivo Alaves of Spain 2-0 in semi-final action of the Gothia Cup in Sweden yesterday. Read More

Sandals International U20 football continues in St James today

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The St James Football Association/Sandals International Under-20 competition continues today with a double-header at the UDC Field, with four teams making their debut. Read More

Germany doctor quits after 23 years following World Cup flop

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Germany's long-serving team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt quit yesterday after 23 years in the job, becoming the first casualty of the country's World Cup flop. Read More



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