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Buttacavoli captures 2nd BMW Jamaica Classic

ROSE HALL, St James — American Michael Buttacavoli shot a 21 under par 195, including a course-equalling 10 under par 62, in the third round to win Sunday's rain-shortened second staging of the BMW Jamaica Classic, a PGA LatinoAmerica tour event at Cinnamon Hills golf course in... Read More

Girlz physically ready for high pressure qualifiers, says Menzies
Port-au-Prince, Haiti – With the pressure of being the lone team to advance to the next round of the CONCACAF Caribbean Women's World Cup Qualifiers mounting, Head Coach of Jamaica's Senior Reggae Girlz team Hue Menzies believes their recent camp could not have...... Read More

Weighing in, weighing out – JRC, SVREL time to modernise
For the first time in the known history of horse racing at Caymanas Park, which has been operating since 1959, a horse was disqualified by the race day stewards because the winning jockey was deemed to have weighed in with less weight than when he weighed out, even with...... Read More

Red Stripe, CBL engage in friendly rivalry for special cause at Jakes Triathlon
Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth — While participants of various skill levels were vying for supremacy at the 23rd staging of the Jakes Off Road Triathlon, two seasoned athletes were doing battle for a bigger cause.... Read More

Colic takes Western Legend

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Western Legend , this year's 2000 Guineas runner-up, died from colic at Caymanas Park yesterday. . Read More

RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

DOUBLE FOR 'CALALOO' HENRY Read More

Belated presentation!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

A remorseful Rosamunde Carey, president of Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA), belatedly handed over 14 Carifta Games medals to Jamaica after some athletes left Games empty-handed last month. Read More

Three-way race for semi-final places in Trelawny Major League

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

GEORGIA, Trelawny — There is a three-way race for the two semi-final places in the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transportation Services/Monymusk Rum Major League after Zone Two leaders Duanvale FC suffered back-to-back 1-0 losses. Read More

Penalties earn Mt Pleasant Magnum Eastern Confed crown

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

In a title clash of epic proportions, it took the much-dreaded, yet nail-biting penalty shoot-out for Mount Pleasant to register themselves champions by a 4-3 margin over Albion Mountain in the Magnum Eastern Confederation Super League football competition at Drax Hall... Read More

Wadadah, Faulkland advance to Western Confed Super League final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Wadadah FC and first-time finalists Faulkland FC will meet in an all-St James final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League after contrasting wins in Sunday's return leg semi-finals at Jarrett... Read More

Curriah extends perfect score at President's Invitational

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

At the halfway point, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona student Malik Curriah remained undefeated as he won against Arena International Master (AIM) Tevanio Steadman this past weekend at the Jamaica Olympic Association. Read More

Fraser-Pryce back with win at All Comers meet

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Jamaica's two-time 100m Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made a winning return to the track clocking 11.52 seconds at the JAAA All Comers Meet at the National Stadium last Saturday. Read More

Natoya Goule eyes national record at 800m

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Fresh from her 800m bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, Jamaica's Natoya Goule is quietly eyeing the 12-year-old national record of 1.57.88 minutes held by Kenia Sinclair. Read More

Rebels, Slayers to contest SDF/JABA Southern Conference NBL final

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels and St George's Slayers will meet in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) National Basketball League (NBL) final, after both teams came out winners of their respective... Read More

Patience reaps rewards for Mr Universe

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Consistency and patience paid off for the connections of Mr Universe , as the Wayne DaCosta trainee picked up his first win for the season in an optional $550,000-$500,000 claiming event for three-year-olds and upwards that included... Read More



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