Sport

Historic opening match for Windies U19s at Youth World Cup

DUBAI, England (CMC) — Reigning champions West Indies Under-19s will be part of history when they kick off their title defence of the ICC Youth World Cup (YWC) against hosts New Zealand Under-19s. Read More

England are 'beatable' insists West Indies great Richards
BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — Vivian Richards has insisted England are “beatable” as he urged the West Indies to restore a sense of pride during their Test series against Joe Root's men.... Read More

Checkmate!
When the last checkmate was delivered at the 15th Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Youth Chess Championships in Panama, Jamaica had secured an overall third -place finish behind regional chess powerhouses Cuba and Colombia.... Read More

FSU outclass Jamaica Select in basketball pre-season series
FLORIDA State University (FSU) registered a convincing 107-51 win over a Jamaica Select team in their second game of a two-match preseason basketball series at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Wednesday night.... Read More

Ton-up Cook, Root put Windies to toil on day one

Friday, August, 18 2017    

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — Alastair Cook and Captain Joe Root both scored hundreds as England dominated the West Indies in the inaugural day/night Test on English soil at Edgbaston yesterday. Read More

Final push for St James Under-20 semi-finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, August, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The semi-finals of the St James Football Association Sandals International Under-20 competition will be confirmed this afternoon with two rescheduled games. Read More

Rupert Johnson to muscle in on another Mr Jamaica title

Friday, August, 18 2017    

This year's staging of the Jamaica Bodybuilding and Fitness Association National Championships and Fitness Expo at the UTech Auditorium will feature a wide-ranging set. Read More

Organisers buoyed by inaugural Cage Football challenge

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 18 2017    

It is nothing new to the world, especially parts of Europe, but it was certainly new to Jamaica's shores and organisers of the Lasco iDrade Cage Football Challenge were left encouraged by an explosive first staging. Read More

'Callaloo' the difference

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 18 2017    

“I have to give a lot of credit to Wesley [Henry] because he always wanted me to put him (Houdini's Magic) in front, and I have always been telling him to hold him up and let him run late,” trainer Anthony Nunes said as he lauded the man known to all racegoers as... Read More

Two changes to Diamond Mile conditions

Friday, August, 18 2017    

Two condition changes have been made for the third running of the ultra-rich Diamond Mile Race to be run on December 2, 2017 at Caymanas Park. Read More

The unheralded exercise riders

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 18 2017    

Long before dawn, before the rest of Jamaica stirs from its slumber, exercise riders are heading to work. Read More

WHAT THEY SAY - Christopher Pierre - RACEHORSE TRAINER

Friday, August, 18 2017    

When did you start your career as a trainer? Read More

Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack

Friday, August, 18 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after yesterday's terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead. Read More

Acropolis makes changes to boost customer experience

Friday, August, 18 2017    

The Acropolis Gaming Lounge in Kingston comes with the advantage of being the only gaming lounge in Jamaica that offers players a unique, all-inclusive gaming experience under one roof. The Lounge has been redesigned, and broken up into the 'Social Space Area', and the 'A', 'B' and 'C'... Read More

JustBet English Premier League guide

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS JustBet analyst | Friday, August, 18 2017    

Second- week action in an already hot English Premier League (EPL) continues over the coming weekend (Saturday-Sunday, August 19 — 20) with Liverpool facing Crystal Palace at home on Merseyside, and Tottenham taking on Chelsea in the London... Read More



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