Sports

Mother of 'battered' athlete to press charges

Almost two weeks after her alleged assault by a female coach at Vere Technical High School with a “PVC” pipe, 13-year-old Moesha James is currently on medication and out of school as she recuperates. Read More

McKay, MoneyGram join forces to boost St Catherine football
After operating without any real corporate support for the past three seasons, the St Catherine FA and clubs are now breathing a collective sigh of relief as McKay Security and MoneyGram have joined forces in a $3-million sponsorship package for the Major League and...... Read More

Half-time team talk made the difference, says Wedderburn
When St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) defeated Charlie Smith High 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association Champions Cup on Saturday, they qualified for the semi-final round of the competition for the fourth time, making...... Read More

'Axeman' warms to idea of big fight in MoBay heartland
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Nicholas Walters, the former WBA flyweight champion, says he would relish fighting in Montego Bay where he was born and raised, but says it is not only up to him to make the decision.... Read More

Taylor back with Boyz as Suriname assignment looms

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

Thirty-three-year-old Jermaine Taylor was selected in Jamaica's 21-man squad to face Suriname in the third round of the Concacaf Nations League qualifiers here at Montego Bay Sports Complex at 7:00 pm this Saturday. Read More

Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup takes spotlight today

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver. com | Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

WITH the 2018 Burger King-sponsored Super Race Day done and dusted last weekend, the attention now shifts to the two-year-olds as they set to compete over seven furlongs (1,400m) for the Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Cup hunt

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

Excelsior High and Hydel High will be hunting their first lien on the newly formatted Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Walker Cup knockout at the Stadium East field starting at 4:00 pm. Read More

Photo: Shelly wins again

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

David Morrison (left), J Wray & Nephew Limited's quality compliance director/seniorblender, presents multiple Olympic and World Championship sprint gold medallist,Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (centre) with the award for Excellence for Civic Leadership-Small Foundation, during... Read More

Delighted Mohammed poised to play historic 100th T20

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Veteran off-spinner Anisa Mohammed has pointed to her record 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) as the highlight of her outstanding career as she prepares to play her 100th T20I when West Indies clash with South Africa here Wednesday... Read More

Exotic wagers — November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Aldebaran/Captain Granville/Flying MiracleRace 2) Cohete Del ExitoRace 3) Lola Grey/Silver Surf/Mrs AwesomeRace 4) Prince Sammo/Sharp Skirt/Sweet Destiny/Big Black Nation Read More

Williams sparks Clippers over Warriors in overtime upset

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Lou Williams scored 25 points from the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers upset the league-leading Golden State Warriors 121-116 in a wild overtime thriller at the Staples Center on Monday. Read More

Injured Holder to miss upcoming Bangladesh tour

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies this morning announced that Test and ODI Captain, Jason Holder will miss the upcoming Bangladesh tour due to a shoulder injury. Read More

Briana Williams shortlisted by IAAF

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's International Associations of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Under 20 Championships double sprint gold medallist Briana Williams has been shortlisted for the 2018 Female Rising Star Award “to recognise this year's best U20 athlete,” it was... Read More

House approves new Road Traffic Bill

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The House of Representatives yesterday gave full approval to the five most recent amendments to the long delayed Road Traffic Act (RTA). Read More

Cornwall's Thorpe gets inspiration from passing of father

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Matthew Thorpe has played with extra motivation in this season's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup, as he tries to honour his father's memory. Read More



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