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UWI cruise past newcomers Sandals South Coast

A cheeky chip by Andrae Bernal sent the University of the West Indies(UWI) FC on their way to a comprehensive 3-1 win over Sandals South Coast FC, in their Red Stripe Premier League match at the Mona Bowl yesterday. Read More

Girlz head off to CONCACAF Champs high on confidence
Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz head off to Trinidad and Tobago today, where they will go in search of their World Cup dream as one of the three top teams from the CONCACAF Women's Championship.... Read More

Boys Club snap losing skid, edge Hopewell 2-1
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Boys Club snapped their longest losing skid to start a Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League season after beating Hopewell United 2-1 at the UDC Field in Montego Bay on Saturday.... Read More

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa
CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Indian Captain Virat Kohli stood firm against a relentless South African bowling attack on an attritional second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park yesterday.... Read More

Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

HOSTS Jamaica Scorpions, led by another terrific display from leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, wrapped up a 57-run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside an hour on yesterday's final morning of the ninth-round regional four-day match at Sabina Park. Read More

Liverpool stun City as Sanchez nears Arsenal exit

Monday, January, 15 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool condemned Manchester City to their first Premier League defeat of the season yesterday, while Alexis Sanchez neared the exit door as Arsenal slipped to a damaging defeat at struggling Bournemouth. Read More

Top teams jostle for key positions in schoolboy basketball tourney

Monday, January, 15 2018    

SPOT VALLEY, St James — The winner of today's rescheduled game between home team Spot Valley High and Holland High will take over the fourth place in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition as the race for semi-final spots heats... Read More

Warriors hold off charging Raptors to win on road

Monday, January, 15 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Klay Thompson delivered 26 points and Kevin Durant tallied 25 as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the Raptors 127-125 in Toronto on Saturday. Read More

Photo: Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions bowler Damion Jacobs (on the ground) goes forward to hold a return catch from Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Sheeno Berridge (out of picture) as Hurricanes nonstriker Jeremiah Louis (right) looks on during play yesterday in the regional four-day match at Sabina... Read More

PHOTO: On the drive!

Monday, January, 15 2018    

After a lean spell with the West Indies team in recent months, former Holmwood Technical High School cricket captain and batting star Jermaine Blackwood returned to form with a bang late last week. Blackwood, a 26-year-old native of eastern Westmoreland, had polished, attacking knocks of 81 and... Read More

Portmore look to extend lead atop RSPL

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

Having brushed aside champions Arnett Gardens in no uncertain manner last week, leaders Portmore United travel to the Compound at 7:00 pm aiming to add the scalp of Harbour View to their growing list of conquered teams. Read More

Grant maintains high hopes for local gymnastics

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

WITH her vision to acquire a home for her athletes to train yet to come to fruition, president of the National Gymnastics Federation (NGF) Nicole Grant remains cautiously optimistic about that particular endeavour in her expectations for this year. Read More

Jamaican Kimarra McDonald storms to victory in women's 10K

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Jamaican middle-distance runner Kimarra McDonald stormed to an emphatic victory yesterday in the 10-kilometre women's race on day two of the Bermuda Marathon Weekend. Read More

Reggae Youths, Beaches clash highlights Western Super League

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

The top-of-the-zone clash between Reggae Youths and Beaches Negril at Long Bay Beach Park will highlight today's set of games in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League. Read More

Homing in

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

JAMAICA Scorpions will be looking to complete victory on today's final day of their ninth-round regional four-day game against Leeward Islands Hurricanes, after rain interrupted their progress on yesterday's penultimate day at Sabina Park. Read More



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