Footballers get ready for Special Olympics Unified Cup in Chicago

Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) has announced its squad to participate among teams from 20 countries at the Special Olympics Unified Football Cup to be staged in the United States in July. Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships under way this weekend
Some 1,000 junior athletes from across all 14 parishes will take over the National Stadium this weekend as they compete for their respective parishes in the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletic Championships. ... Read More

Russell leads Knight Riders past Royals
KOLKATA, India (AFP) — Jamaican Andre Russell and skipper Dinesh Karthik helped Kolkata Knight Riders knock Rajasthan Royals out of this cricket season's Indian Premier League with a 25-run win in the eliminator yesterday.... Read More

Ward truly 'Marvellous'
Marvellous Marva , the Philip Feanny-trained five-year-old grey mare, under a well-executed ride from female apprentice jockey Melissa Ward outlasted Hover Craft by a head to win the $1.15-million...... Read More

Herbert Morrison into U-14 basketball semis

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical took over the lead in Zone One in the ISSA Western Conference Boys Under-14 basketball and secured a semi-final place after beating Cornwall College 38-25 in a rain-affected game played at Cornwall College on... Read More

Notice served

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

Ever since entering the senior ranks for Jamaica, Shericka Jackson has been running the 400m. While a student at Vere Technical High, she competed in both the 200m and 400m, but Jackson focused mainly on the quarter mile when she moved on to the University of Technology... Read More

Super Star YC Hanover FA mid-season finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer5 | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Linford Galloway scored twice, including the winner in extra time, to lead Super Star YC to the Hanover Football Association's Island Lux Beach Park/Negril & MP Ian Hayles Western Hanover/CDF Major League, beating Mt Pelier DC 2-1 at Watson Taylor Park in... Read More


Thursday, May, 24 2018    

JACKSON... I am feeling good, I just want to remain healthy and see where I can go from here (Photo: Collin Reid) Read More

Out front

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Falmouth United and Duanvale FC both take leads into Sunday's return-leg semi-finals against Friendship FC and Coopers Pen FC, respectively, in the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transportation Services/Monymusk Rum Major League competition at the... Read More

West falls short in NBL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Both western representatives fell short in the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) after they were beaten by Southern Conference teams in Sunday's quarter-finals. Read More

Rockets edge Warriors to level NBA playoff series

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — NBA regular-season wins leader Houston, powered by James Harden's 30 points and 27 from Chris Paul, edged defending champions Golden State 95-92 Tuesday to level their semi-final play-off series at two wins each. Read More

Ancelotti named as new Napoli coach on three-year deal

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed coach of Italian club Napoli on a three-year deal, the Serie A side confirmed yesterday. Read More

Western Sport Diary, May 24-30

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

TODAYWBA Elite Basketball LeagueSav Elite Titans vs Cornwall Courts Chargers — MBCC — 6:15 pm FRIDAY MAY 25St James FA Guardian Group Division Two Read More

Windies announce squad for Sri Lanka series

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies selectors have named a 13-man squad for the three-Test series against Sri Lanka starting next month.The squad will be led by captain Jason Holder and includes uncapped wicketkeeper/batsman Jahmar Hamilton. Read More

Sprint showdowns scuttled at Prefontaine meet

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Rio Olympic 100m women's champion Elaine Thompson of Jamaica, chasing her third Diamond League crown, at Saturday's 44th Prefontaine Classic, will face reigning world champion Tori Bowie of the United States in the women's sprint classic. Read More


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