Sport

St Fleur's brace powers MBU to first win of season

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Former champions Montego Bay United (MBU) ended their longest winless streak to start a Red Stripe Premier League season after beating promoted Sandals South Coast 3-1 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Sunday. Read More

Brakenridge grateful for first Tivoli goal
In the three years that he has been at Tivoli Gardens FC, Romaine Brakenridge has never scored until now.The young central defender has a primary responsibility of protecting his goal and goalkeeper, which he does week in, week out.... Read More

Clarendon, St James eye Ben Francis KO berths
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Former champions Clarendon College and St James High can secure at least a place in the Ben Francis Knockout semi-finals today with wins in the quarter-finals of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition that continues with a Group One...... Read More

The Chase is on!
Bulawayo , Zimbabwe (AFP) — Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite led the way with the bat as the West Indies strengthened their grip on the first Test against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club yesterday.... Read More

JC with advantage as others jockey for semi-final places

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) could become the first semi-finalist of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition as Kingston College (KC), Calabar High and Bridgeport High jockey for better positions in Group H, while it's all squared in... Read More

Andre Thomas of St Jago High

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

When did you start playing football?I started playing football while in the sixth grade at primary school and fell in love with it from then. What team did you play against in your first Manning Cup match? Read More

China providing Jamaica with coaches for seven sporting disciplines

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, says Jamaica will, for the first time, have the benefit of coaches from China for the sporting disciplines of swimming, synchronised swimming, badminton, gymnastics, volleyball, football and basketball. Read More

Netballers depart for Fast5

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls departed the island for Australia on Sunday to compete in this year's staging of the International Netball Federation's (INF's) Fast5. Read More

Waterhouse, Harbour View satisfied with goalless stalemate

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

An improved performance from Harbour View FC against a visiting Waterhouse FC at the Compound on Sunday was an encouraging effort that pleased Head Coach Ricardo Gardner somewhat, though the 0-0 draw left him unfulfilled. Read More

Titans overpower Panthers in JCA Super League

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Central Titans defeated hosts Northern Panthers by 100 runs in the weekend's round of matches in the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Super League competition. Read More

Garth Garvey yearns for Scorpions' success

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Top-order batsman Garth Garvey says the call-up to the Jamaica Scorpions cricket squad comes at the “right time” after a couple of seasons knocking on the door of the national selectors. Read More

Sprint fest in the making

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

While the Joshua Morrison Memorial Cup is the listed feature on tomorrow's 10-race card at Caymanas Park, most eyes will more than likely be trained on the ninth race, a five-furlong round (1,000m) sprint event for horses in the Open Allowance class. Read More

Dettori takes Champions double, O'Brien matches record

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

ASCOT, United Kingdom (AFP) —Frankie Dettori stole the show with a British Champions Day double at Ascot on Saturday last, as master Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien celebrated a record-equalling 25th top-tier winner of the season. Read More

Gayle denies exposing himself to masseuse

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Star West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has denied exposing his genitals to a massage therapist, claiming an Australian media group set out to “destroy” him in a defamation action yesterday. Read More

Stunning Dottin century hands Windies clean sweep

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Mercurial right-hander Deandra Dottin belted an astonishing hundred as West Indies Women trounced Sri Lanka Women by 31 runs to sweep the three-match Twenty20 International series here Sunday night. Read More



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