Muir, Nelson on the boil

Jamaican jockeys, Shamaree Muir and Dane Nelson, continued their good form in Canada when they combined to win six races over the weekend, with Muir landing two major Stakes wins on the 12-race Canadian Derby card at the Northlands Park racetrack in Edmonton on... Read More

Gayle, Samuels for England ODIs
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Talismanic opener Chris Gayle is poised to play his first One-Day International in 29 months after being named yesterday in a 15-man squad for the five-match tour of England next month.... Read More

Heights take aim at St James U-20 final
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Heights FC will hope to return to the final of the St James Football Association's Sandals International Under-20 competition when they take on Spot Valley High in the second game of a semi-final double-header at the UDC field this afternoon, set to start at...... Read More

URSPT method a hit for swim coach Rory Alvaranga
If there were doubts still lingering about swim coach Rory Alvaranga and his use of the Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) method, then the success of the 2017 campaign would have set the record straight.... Read More

Book Empire seeks to aid back-to-school effort

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Book Empire Limited, through their popular brand Seek exercise books, will host the 10th anniversary of the Seek Back-to-School race day on Saturday. This was announced at a press conference held at the Office Brokers and Supplies Limited on Dunrobin Avenue in Kingston... Read More

Racing photos three — August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

D M Cutie releases the maiden tag on Saturday with jockey Paul Francis in the saddle. Second went to Big Gal Hillary (Wesley Henry – left) with First Selection (Javaniel Patterson) third. D M Cutie is trained by Clifton McLish. Read More

Racing photos one — August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Trainer Anthony Smith (second left) with his charge Kaci in the winners' enclosure. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)The prolific winning duo of trainer Steven Todd (right) and jockey Jemar Jackson.Yes, di june plum sweet. Read More

'It's a test for us'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Jamaica's football Head Coach Theodore Whitmore says exposure for local-based players is high on the agenda as the senior team departs today for Port of Spain, where they are to oppose Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago in a friendly international on... Read More

New York City top Caribbean Hoopfest, defeat Team Canada 77-69

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The New York City team won last weekend's successful third staging of the Caribbean Hoopfest held at the Montego Bay Community College auditorium, beating Team Canada 77-69 in over-time in the final played on Sunday. Read More

Gatlin admits World Championships booing 'hurt' him

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

LONDON, England (AFP) —The booing that resounded around the London Stadium when Justin Gatlin mounted the podium to receive his gold medal as 100 metres world champion hurt the American, he admitted yesterday. Read More

Photo: Trinidad conquest

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Members of the senior Reggae Boyz squad train at the UWI/JFF Captain Horace Burrell Technical Centre in Mona recently.  (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

Jamaican Nicholas Vale lowers national 400m freestyle record

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

As the young Jamaican swimmers continue to establish themselves on the national rankings in the sprint events, the middle-distance swimmers are also making their mark. Read More

Truly 'Prolific'

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Prolific Princess's come-from-behind win in the $1-million Portmore Cycle Centre Trophy over five-and-a-half furlongs (1,100m) last Saturday has strengthened her claims of a second appearance in the prestigious Diamond Mile event in what her trainer Neive Graham informed will be her last... Read More

Ambrose slams 'pathetic' West Indies

Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

LONDON, England (AFP) – Curtly Ambrose labelled the current West Indies side “embarrassing” and “pathetic” after their humiliating innings defeat by England in the first Test. Read More

Nasatol leads in most-win category

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, August, 22 2017    

Nasatol still remains at the top of the list of horses with the most wins in their careers. Nasatol , who was essentially a claimer, notched 36 wins from 123 starts. Read More


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