JOA wants Sabina Park to become a cathedral for Olympic sport

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will be looking to establish the country as a renowned and respected site for Olympic sport, which includes partnering with Sabina Park Holdings that manages the storied cricket facility. Read More

Money Magnet waltzes away with Reggae Trophy

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Trainer Richard Azan registered a polished three-timer yesterday at Caymanas Park, which was highlighted by Money Magnet, who won the day's feature, the Reggae Trophy, a Grade 1 event. Read More

Royal duet

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Swimming sensation Alia Atkinson and discus thrower Fedrick Dacres walked away with the RJR National Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year Awards at a lengthy, but glittering function at Jamaica Pegasus on Friday night. Read More

Big clashes as St Mary Big Bash bowls off

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

The highly anticipated St Mary Cricket Association Big Bash T20 Competition, in honour of Maurice Clarke, bowls off at Boscobel Oval today with two exciting clashes, setting up a potentially mouth-wateringly entertaining day of cricket for lovers of the sport in the... Read More

CB Crocs International Sevens tourney a hit with rugby players

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Citing the level of participation among overseas-based players, members of Jamaica's national rugby teams, the Crocs and Women's Crocs, say it signals the growth of the sport. Read More

Scorpions, Volcanoes locked in even contest

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — A four-wicket haul by Larry Edwards helped the Windward Islands Volcanoes secure a slim 13-run, first-innings lead — but a strong bowling effort by the Jamaica Scorpions ensured honours were shared at the end of the penultimate day of their... Read More

Pride coast to victory over Red Force

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Barbados Pride expectedly cruised to an easy victory over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, defeating them by seven wickets in their fifth-round match in the Regional Four-Day Championships at Brian Lara Cricket stadium here yesterday. Read More

Casemiro wonder goal lifts Real Madrid

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Casemiro's stunning long-range strike and a late goal from Luka Modric earned Real Madrid a 2-0 win over Sevilla yesterday and a much-needed boost to their flailing title challenge in La Liga. Read More

Memories by the score — Harold Smith

By Robbie Robinson | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

In the 1970 edition of the school magazine, The Wolmerian, Editor Robert Dabdoub wrote “this kid is big and so are his achievements”. Read More

Imam, Hafeez steer Pakistan to victory over South Africa

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) — Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez set up a five-wicket win for Pakistan in the first one-day international against South Africa at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Salah fires Liverpool seven points clear, United extend winning run

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah's double inspired a dramatic 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace, while Manchester United stretched their winning streak to seven games as they beat Brighton 2-1... Read More


Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and swimmer Alia Atkinson pose with their trophies after being named RJR National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year on Friday night at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. (Photo: Norman Thomas) Read More

Double trouble

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Four-time defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical took the lead in both sections of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball best-of-three finals after the first games at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Friday. Read More

Practise penalties? No point, says China's Lippi

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

AL-AIN, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — China coach Marcello Lippi revealed a relaxed approach to penalty shoot-outs yesterday, but declared key man Wu Lei fit to face Thailand in their Asian Cup knockout tie. Read More

PSG claim record home win with 9-0 thrashing of Guingamp

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani both scored hat-tricks as Paris Saint-Germain romped to their biggest-ever home win with a 9-0 Ligue 1 thrashing of Guingamp yesterday. Read More


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