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MONTEGO BAY, St James - Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars and former champions Granville Jaguars will meet in a repeat of last year's final in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League as the best-of-three series start this... Read More

300 kids participate in annual INSPORTS Summer Camp

Tuesday, July, 11 2017    

Approximately 300 children have embarked on a month-long venture into the fundamentals of various sporting disciplines at this year's annual Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Summer Camp. Read More

Flames scorch All-Stars to fire up relegation battle

Saturday, July, 8 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lucea Flames improved their chances of avoiding relegation from the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League after a shock 67-58 victory over defending champions and semi-final qualifiers Catherine Hall All-Stars in the first game... Read More

Samuda urges women basketballers to be trailblazers

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Christopher Samuda wants Jamaica's national women's basketballers to be trailblazers when they begin their quest for Olympic glory at the Centrobasketball Championship between July 12-16, in the British Virgin Islands. Read More

Jaguars to close gap on Catherine Hall All-stars in WBA

Tuesday, July, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars could close the gap on leaders and defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars today when they take on MoBay Hoopers in a rescheduled, second-round game in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball... Read More

Other sporting bosses say they were inspired by Captain Burrell

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 3 2017    

By what they all say, it's clear that Captain Horace Burrell's excellence in sport and life in general has left an indelible mark. Read More

All-Stars, Jaguars register wins to move up in Elite Basketball League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, July, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars and Granville Jaguars scored solid wins at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Saturday to increase their lead in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League as the regular season winds to a... Read More

Curry inks $200 million deal with Warriors — report

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has clinched a new five-year deal worth US$201 million, the richest contract in NBA history, ESPN reported on Friday. Read More

Spartans, Saints take 1-0 leads in SDF/Howard McCatty Community Basketball semi-finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

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WBA Elite League continues today

Thursday, June, 15 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars will seek to snap a two-game losing skid when they take on Inner-city Avalanche in the first game of a double-header in the third round of the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League at... Read More

Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers for title

Wednesday, June, 14 2017    

Oakland , United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant became a champion and lifted Golden State to near-perfection as the Warriors celebrated their fifth NBA title Monday, defeating Cleveland 129-120 to win their second NBA Finals in three seasons. Read More

Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Warriors to avoid sweep

Sunday, June, 11 2017    

CLEVELAND, United States(AFP) — Kyrie Irving and LeBron James unleashed a historic scoring spectacle Friday to power defending champion Cleveland over Golden State 137-116 in the NBA Finals, ending the Warriors' bid for a perfect playoff run. Read More



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