Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 33rd La Liga title

Monday, May, 22 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo's 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 victory at Malaga yesterday.Ronaldo got Madrid off to the perfect start after just two... Read More

Misery for Arsenal as City, Liverpool book Champions League berths

Monday, May, 22 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsene Wenger's torrid year reached a calamitous climax as Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years, after Manchester City and Liverpool wrapped up the remaining top-four places on the final day of the... Read More

Warriors put Spurs on brink of elimination

Monday, May, 22 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 19 of his 33 points in the third quarter Saturday as Golden State Warriors took a stranglehold lead in the NBA Western Conference finals with a 120-108 blowout of San Antonio Spurs. Read More

PHOTO: Sizzling Elaine!

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson (centre) continued her outstanding early season form by cruising to victory in the 200metres at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium on Saturday night. Thompson, a native of Banana Ground in east-central... Read More

UTech conference delves into the business of sports

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Olympians, sports experts and scholars gathered at the University of Technology (UTech) for the fourth annual Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture under the theme 'Mining Gold' as they discussed ways and means to capitalise on brand Jamaica and its sporting prowess. Read More

Cruise control

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter | Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson brought the curtains down with a sizzling 22.09 seconds to win the 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium last night.In front of approximately 20,000... Read More

Lightning Lily too fast, too furious for chasing pack

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

After a superb run in deep stretch involving four horses spreading across the racetrack, Lightning Lily, the Philip Feanny-conditioned bay filly, proved the strongest of the lot and edged away to win by half-length in the $900,000 Titania Trophy feature at Caymanas Park... Read More

Lion have 80 minutes to overturn deficit against Arnett

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Humble Lion will have 80 minutes to overturn a one-goal deficit against Arnett Gardens when both teams clash in the rescheduled, semi-final return eg of the Red Stripe Premier League, at the Effortville Community Centre in Clarendon.Match time... Read More

Sunshine Girls hang on 44-44 in thriller with Barbados

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, May, 21 2017    

An underwhelming performance from Jamaica saw them hang on for a 44-44 draw with Barbados in the first of a three-game netball series at the National Arena on Friday night.The world number four-ranked Sunshine Girls came into the contest as... Read More

Discus thrower Tara-sue Barnett makes qualifying mark for London

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Tara -sue Barnett became the third Jamaican female to qualify for the discus throw at the IAAF World Championships in London, England, later this year in August, after she threw a new personal best 61.66m at the Tucson Elite Classic in Arizona Thursday... Read More

Review of eligibility rule at advanced stage — WI chief selector

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne, has hinted that the process to amend the controversial eligibility rule was at an advanced stage.Speaking to Massy United Insurances Line & Length TV Show... Read More



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