Sport

Indeed, World Cup 2018 – the greatest show on earth

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, July, 20 2018    

After a scintillating Goal Rush 2018, we take an in-depth look at what was served up to us over the period June 14 to July 15, 2018. It has been a long, gruelling month, but after 64 games, four weeks and one incredible final, it is all over. Read More

Archer in sight of 100 wickets after bowling Sussex to victory

Friday, July, 20 2018    

CHELTENHAM, England (CMC) — Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer finished with an eight-wicket match haul as he bowled Sussex to a 28-run victory over Gloucestershire here yesterday to move within striking distance of a hundred first-class wickets. Read More

Thompson beaten by Ta Lou, Ahoure at Monaco Diamond League

Friday, July, 20 2018    

MONACO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) — Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson took third  place in the 100 metre at today's Diamond League meet in Monaco. Read More

J'can teams on course to meet in final of AFNA netball tournament

Friday, July, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — With the first round of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High School Netball Tournament completed at the Leila Robinson Netball Courts in Kingston Jamaica on Thursday, itappears that the two Jamaican high schools... Read More

US sprinter Coleman eyes chance to shine in post-Bolt era

Friday, July, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — World indoor 60m champion Christian Coleman has a chance to establish his credentials as the leader of the sprint pack in the post-Usain Bolt era on the opening day of the London Diamond League meeting on Saturday. Read More

Women ballers kick off Jamaica's medal hunt at CAC Games

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Jamaica's senior women's football team will kick off the nation's hunt for medals against Venezuela at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla today, beginning at 10:00 am. Read More

Case delighted with badminton boom, promises CAC medal

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Thursday, July, 19 2018    

With the steady improvement being shown by her players in the last twelve months or so, president of the Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) Nichole Case is confident that the sport will continue to do well internationally, as was the case in Peru recently. Read More

Gayle, Patterson to be honoured during Bangladesh/Vice Chancellor's XI Tour Match

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

Following their recent 2-0 Test series defeat to the West Indies, Bangladesh will be hoping for a positive result against a University of the West Indies (UWI) Vice Chancellor's XI in a one-off day/night 50-over clash at Sabina Park today. Read More

Finally, it's all coming together for Jason Holder

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 19 2018    

It came as no surprise when West Indies Captain Jason Holder won the player of the match award after his career-best haul of 11-103 in the second Test against Bangladesh at Sabina Park gave the home side a 166-run win inside three days. Read More

He's able

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 19 2018    

CHICAGO, Illinois — Second-half substitute Tajae Able scored twice in the final 20 minutes to give Jamaica a 4-1 win over Japan in yesterday's Special Olympics Toyota Unified Football Cup match at the Fire Pitch. Read More

A bolt of 'Lightning'

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

Lightning Lily, in a dogged and determined manner, recorded her second consecutive win in the $1-million top-rated Overnight Allowance event at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

New dive brings new hope for glory-seeking Knight-Wisdom

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Yona Knight-Wisdom, who scaled new heights to represent Jamaica in the 3km springboard diving event at the Olympic Games, is banking on a changed strategy to garner better results.He begins competition today. Read More

Ambris, Campbell shine on final day as Windies 'A' hold Surrey

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Sunil Ambris and John Campbell stroked lively half-centuries as West Indies “A” earned a draw against English County Surrey on the final day of their first-class tour match here yesterday. Read More

Bolt poised for surprise trial with Aussie football club

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to trial with the A-League's Central Coast Mariners, the Australian club said yesterday, as the sprint legend pursues his dream of playing professional football. Read More

Photo: HE'S ABLE!

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

Tajae Able (centre) of Special Olympics Jamaica skips by Seiya Ito (left) of Special Olympics Japan during their match in the inaugural Toyota Unified Football Cup at the Fire Pitch in Chicago, Ilinois, yesterday. Jamaica won 4-1. (Photo; Collin Reid courtesy of Alliance Mastercard and... Read More



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