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France-bound

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jamaica earned a spot in next year's Fifa Women's World Cup 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Panama yesterday in the third place at the Concacaf Women's Championship qualifying tournament. Read More

Mile Gully draw first blood against Rusea's High

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

MILE GULLY, Manchester — Defending champions Rusea's High will have to come from behind for the second-straight year if they are to advance to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition after they were beaten 2-1 by Mile Gully High in their first-leg... Read More

JC, STATHS, STGC, St Catherine take first-leg leads

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff Reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) and St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) grabbed important first-leg wins over Calabar High and Hydel High, respectively, in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup second round at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Read More

Sprint king Bolt rejects Malta football offer

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has turned down a contract from Maltese champions Valletta and will remain in Australia to pursue his dream of becoming a professional footballer, his agent said. Read More

Phillips, Stephens top Swept Away Tennis Championships

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Jamaicans Rowland “Randy” Phillips and 15-year-old Micheala Stephens won the men's and women's singles titles on Monday as the 25th Touch Tuina Swept Away Clay Court Tennis Championships came to an end at the resort in... Read More

Sammy pledges tickets for T20 World Cup

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Former West Indies c aptain Darren Sammy has pledged to buy a bulk of tickets for every match of next month's ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup being played his homeland, in a bid to support women in sport and the global... Read More

Carter, Moseley extend Pride revival in third-straight win

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Left-handers Jonathan Carter and Shayne Moseley struck half-centuries as Barbados Pride rattled off their third-straight victory to move into semi-final contention in the Regional Super50 here Tuesday. Read More

Sterling value rises as Man City prepare for Burnley test

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Raheem Sterling will return to Premier League action for Manchester City against Burnley on Saturday with a spring in his step after ending his international goal drought in style. Read More

Grange hails Reggae Girlz as true champions

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange has hailed the 'historic achievement' of Jamaica's Reggae Girlz who qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup last evening, after defeating Panama in Texas. Read More

16 games on as daCosta Cup second round begins

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The business end of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition gets under way today with the playing of first-leg games in the second round which will be played on a home and away format, with the winners on aggregate advancing to the... Read More

Advantage Wolmer's, Camperdown

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

WOLMER'S Boys' School and Camperdown High registered close 1-0 first-leg wins over Denham Town and Excelsior High as second-round action of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition kicked off yesterday at the Stadium East field. Read More

Girls complete 3-0 sweep of England Roses in Sunshine Netball Series

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

JAMAICA'S Sunshine Girls defeated England 58-43 to complete a clean 3-0 sweep in their Test series at the 2018 LASCO Netball Series inside National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday. Read More

This is it!

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

DALLAS, USA — Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz will push to confirm qualification to the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup today when they lock horns with Panama in the Concacaf Women's Championships third-place play-off here at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Read More

Wily Watson!

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Antonio Watson felt exhorted and “proud” after battling valiantly to earn the silver medal in the boys' 200m following a third-place finish in Stage Two, Heat Three at the Youth Olympic Games yesterday. Read More

Bolt fumes over drug test notice

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt says he's stunned after being handed a drug testing notice despite retiring from athletics and having no professional contract as he bids to launch a football career in Australia. Read More



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