Sport

South Africa bounce back with Maharaj's eight-for

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Spinner Keshav Maharaj thanked his lucky stars as well as the pitch yesterday, after his record eight-wicket haul helped South Africa fight back on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka. Read More

Great expectations as Brazil prodigy Vinicius Jr unveiled by Real Madrid

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — The 18-year-old Brazilian forward Vinicius Jr was officially unveiled by Real Madrid yesterday after completing his blockbuster transfer from Rio's Flamengo. Read More

St Simon could get into Hanover FA Major League semi-final contention

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Promoted St Simon cou ld move up into semi-final contention in the Hanover Football Association Island Lux Beach Park/Negril and MP Ian Hayles Western Hanover/CDF Hanover FA Major League, when they take on Claremont United in their cross-zone game... Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

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Windies hoping to execute vs Bangladesh in ODIs

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Fresh from their domination of Bangladesh in the recent two-Test series, West Indies will switch formats but hope to sustain their winning momentum when they take on the tourists in the first of three One-Day Internationals (ODI) starting here... Read More

'I couldn't look at a football' after the World Cup — Neymar

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

PRAIA GRANDE, Brazil (AFP) — Brazil star Neymar admits that after his nation's quarter-finals defeat to Belgium at the World Cup he couldn't look at a ball and didn't want to see any of the remaining matches. Read More

Tyquendo Tracey joins Jamaica's 100m sub-10 club

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tyquendo Tracey today became the 20th Jamaican man to run the 100 metre under 10.00 seconds legally after he dipped under the mark twice at the Muller Anniversary Games in London. Read More

Evangelista urges Jamaica to use brand power to boost SOJ

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 20 2018    

CHICAGO, Illinois — David Evangelista, the president and managing director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia, is calling on Jamaican celebrities and their compatriots who carry influence to broaden their support for Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ). Read More

Oops!

Friday, July, 20 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Jamaica's Reggae Girlz suffered a gut-wrenching 1-2 loss to Venezuela after missing two penalties, one inside the final minute, in the Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games football opener at the Estadio Julio Torres Moderno here yesterday... Read More

Miller-Uibo eyes 200m record, not so sure about 400m

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo is of the belief that the women's 200m world record of 21.34 seconds is a more realistic target than the 400m mark of 47.60 established decades ago. Read More

BETTER BETTING

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Following major changes to its tote operating system at Caymanas Park over the last few weeks, the promoter of local horse racing, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), says it is now ready to usher in a new era in betting. Read More

JA FLYING HIGH

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter | Friday, July, 20 2018    

CHICAGO, Illinois — Jamaica qualified for the division two semi-finals after grinding out a hard-fought 2-1 win over Italy in yesterday's Group C Special Olympics Unified Football Cup match at CIBC Fire Pitch. Read More

Alia leads medal charge as aquatics gets going at the CAC Games

Friday, July, 20 2018    

Champion swimmer Alia Atkinson will lead Jamaica's medal charge when aquatics action gets under way at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, today. Read More

Sagicor Bank saddles up for St Leger run

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited announced its entry into horse racing sponsorship as the full-service financial institution partners with Supreme Venture Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) to stage the 92nd running of the Jamaica St Leger. Read More

Campari, Kingston Wharves to battle for domino title

Friday, July, 20 2018    

It will be a repeat of last year's final when defending champions Campari and former champions Kingston Wharves meet in the 2018 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston & St Andrew Region/Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Business House League grand finale at the National... Read More



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