ASAJ names 'strong' 36-member Carifta swim team

The quality of Jamaica's 15-17 age group represents the ability of a strong 36-member team that will take the pool when the swim discipline of the 33rd staging of the Carifta Swimming Championships gets under way at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston later this... Read More

Pollard joins 8,000-run club, but ends on losing side
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Kieron Pollard struck an electrifying 40th half-century and became only the third batsman to pass 8,000 runs in Twenty20s, but the knock was in vain as Multan Sultans went down to Islamabad United by 33 runs in their final preliminary match of...... Read More

RSPL teams safely navigate way to semis of 'Bell' KO
Red Stripe Premier League teams Tivoli Gardens FC and Harbour View FC safely navigated the quarter-final round of the JN/Jackie Bell KSAFA Knockout football competition with contrasting wins over Super League outfits Rockfort FC and Browns Town FC, respectively, in a...... Read More

Marquesas the big talking point
The Front Runner feed-sponsored Prince Consort Stakes (colts and geldings) has gained added significance this year as the champion two-year-old of last season, Marquesas, hits the track to compete for the first time since his rousing...... Read More


Friday, March, 16 2018    

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Afghanistan stun Windies to keep hopes alive

Friday, March, 16 2018    

Harare , Zimbabwe (AFP) — Afghanistan Captain Rashid Khan praised “world-class” Mujeeb ur Rahman after the teenage leg-spinner took three wickets in yesterday's three-wicket win over West Indies which kept their hopes of reaching the 2019 World Cup... Read More

Rain ruins STETHS vs Manchester in Headley Cup semis

Friday, March, 16 2018    

CONTINUOUS rain near tea brought a premature end to the 2018 ISSA/GraceKennedy Headley Cup cricket semi-final match between defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) and Manchester High at STETHS playing field in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, yesterday. Read More


Friday, March, 16 2018    

The eighth staging of the annual Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series was launched at the Wray and Nephew corporate offices in New Kingston on Wednesday evening with with a special angle. Read More

Astrophysicist takes up gloves to empower women

Friday, March, 16 2018    

Not very often does a bright, educated young female scientist can be caught in a boxing ring, and Jamaica will have the unique experience of witnessing Italian Federico Bianco take on Rewinna Davis of Guyana at the National Arena today. Read More

Jamaica to face stern test in Carifta water polo champs

Friday, March, 16 2018    

Hosts Jamaica will begin their defence of the gold and silver medals in the Under-19 male and female categories when the water polo battle kickstarts the 33rd staging of the Carifta Championships at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston today. Read More

Arnett, Cavalier toast of KSAFA Youth Awards

Friday, March, 16 2018    

Arnett Garden FC and Cavalier SC were the toast of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Youth Awards function last week Thursday as they collected the prime awards for the Under-20 and Under-17 categories, respectively. Read More


BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, March, 16 2018    

The outstanding filly of yesteryear Thornbird will be honoured tomorrow when the Stakes race named in her honour is down for competition. Read More

Contractor — not a flash in the pan

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, March, 16 2018    

Contractor — a three-year-old chestnut colt by Blue Pepsi Lodge out of the Royal Minister mare Princess Terri bred by Terrence Strachan... Read More

'My father was an out-of-the-box thinker' — Ryan Darby

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, March, 16 2018    

Robert Darby Sr's first entry into the world of racing came as an owner. The racing bug had bitten and the bite was infectious and deep. Darby started his time as an owner with horses like Ugly Duckling and then ... Read More

A grand send-off for Robert Darby Sr

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, March, 16 2018    

Family , friends and colleagues turned out in their numbers on Monday last (March 12) to give a solemn and moving send-off to late breeder, owner, trainer and fond associate Robert Darby Sr at a service of thanksgiving held at the Independence City Church of Christ on... Read More


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