Basketball

Coaches welcome strength training component as part of Jamaica/China programme

Monday, August, 27 2018    

With strength training being a critical aspect of sports and physical fitness programmes for young people, basketball coach Dave Black welcomes the strength-training component with the girls in China. Read More

Catherine Hall All-stars are third in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, August, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Catherine Hall All-stars secured third place in the Western Basketball Association Elite League last Saturday after upsetting defending champions Granville Jaguars 74-69 in their rescheduled second-round game played at the Montego Bay... Read More

WBA Elite League semi-finalists to be known today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The semi-finalists of the Western Basketball Association Elite League should be known today with Holland Saints and Catherine Hall vying for third place following a rescheduled second-round double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Read More

Knights turn tables on Jaguars in WBA Elite League

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, August, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights ended defending champions Granville Jaguars' season-long winning streak in the Western Basketball Association Elite League, after scoring a 67-62 victory in their rescheduled second-round game at Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

UWI-WJC to meet MoBay Boys Club Warriors in Division One basketball final

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —MoBay Boys Club Warriors completed a 2-0 win over Darliston Mystros in their Western Basketball Association Men's Division One competition after a one-point (71-70) win at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in the second game of their best of three semi-final... Read More

Saints loss helps All-Stars in Elite League

Monday, August, 20 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Saturday's loss by Holland Saints to leaders and semi-final qualifiers Granville Jaguars in their rescheduled second-round game, guaranteed a semi-final place for Catherine Hall All-Stars in the Western Basketball Association Elite League... Read More

Catherine Hall seek semi berth in WBA league

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Thursday, August, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars could become the third team to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the Western Basketball Association Elite League today when they take on Inner-City Avalanche at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in a rescheduled second round game set to... Read More

Rivalry pushes red-hot Chinese sprinters to the limit

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Chinese sprinters Su Bingtian and Xie Zhenye are locked in a fierce but friendly rivalry that is propelling them ever faster — just in time for the Asian Games. Read More

NBA releases Philippines' Clarkson for Asian Games

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will suit up for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Indonesia, the country's basketball federation announced yesterday, just days after the NBA said it would not release him for the... Read More

Cricket Club Knights seek WBA Elite League semi-final berth

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights will hope to secure their place in the semi-finals of the Western Basketball Association Elite League today when they take on Holland Saints in the second game of a rescheduled return-round double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

Top seeds take lead in WBA Division One semis

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Top seeds MoBay Boys' Club Warriors and UWI-West Jamaica Conference Jayhawks took one-game leads in their Western Basketball Association's Men's Division One best-of-three semi-finals that got under way last weekend at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

Spartans take on Youths in SDF Community Basketball League today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

DEFENDING champions Spanish Town Spartans begin the defence of their title against Aqua Youths as the 2018 Sports Development Foundation/ (SDF) Howard McCatty Community Basketball League begins today at Pembroke Hall Basketball Court, starting at 5:00 pm. Read More

Jamaican athletes celebrate Independence in China

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

They may be based in the far-flung East Asian nation of China as part of the Jamaica/China Exchange programme, but members of the Jamaican delegation across three of the seven sporting disciplines were not about to miss out on the country's Independence Day... Read More

Magic to host Bulls, Jazz in NBA Mexico City games

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Orlando Magic will play the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz in NBA regular-season games in December in Mexico City, the league announced yesterday. Read More

LeBron James adds Showtime doc to his small-screen portfolio

Tuesday, August, 7 2018    

BEVERLY HILLS, United States (AP) — LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is churning out content for the small screen. Read More



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