Racers Grand Prix inspires as Gov't seeks growth avenues for sports

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange says her Government's renewed commitment of US$200,000 (approximately $24,903,500) to the third staging of the JN/Racers Grand Prix was a no-brainer, as the event fits into the development thrust of her ministry. Read More

Prep school cricket crucial to development, says Heaven
ScotiaBank has pumped a whopping $5 million into the 2018 Prep School Cricket competition while announcing three bursaries of $50,000 each for the County's MVP this season, at the launch at Sabina Park Thursday.... Read More

Melbourne, UWI battle for Senior Cup honours
It is a repeat of last year's semi-finals and former Jamaica captain Robert Samuels will once again be caught in the middle, as perennial finalists Melbourne CC and University of The West Indies (UWI) square off, this time in the championship match of the Jamaica...... Read More

Bilingual talking up a storm ahead of 'Vets' trophy race
Although it is the grooms' day at Caymanas Park today with half of the 10-race programme to be run in their honour, it is the Jamaica Veterinary Board World Vet Day Trophy that will highlight the programme.... Read More

Boys all set for repeat success

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Philadelphia , USA — Three Jamaican schools led by Calabar High and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), winners of the 4x100m and 4x800m, respectively, last year, have qualified for two Championship of America relay finals after yesterday's... Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 28 2018    

PHILADELPHIA, USA — All three Jamaican defending champions retained their high school girls' Championship of America titles on a bitterly cold day at the 124th Penn Relay Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, USA, yesterday. Read More

French triathlete Elisabeth Mondon ready for Jakes triathlon

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

The annual Jakes Off Road Triathlon requires more than physical strength.And Elisabeth Mondon will tell you that it is an event which also requires mental fortitude and extreme discipline. Read More

Morgan backs 100-ball format to prevent 'death' of cricket

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan believes innovations such as the planned 100-ball format must be embraced, otherwise cricket “will die”. Read More

Each team afforded 'home crowd' support, argues Cricket World Cup boss

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Cricket World Cup managing director Steve Elworthy says every effort was made to ensure the 10 participating teams were guaranteed “home crowds” during next year's showpiece. Read More

Bucks beat Celtics to stay alive in NBA play-offs

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points to lead Milwaukee to a 97-86 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday that kept the Bucks alive in the NBA play-offs. Read More

PHOTOS: Girls day out at 'Penns'

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

St Augustine College's Shannon Kalawan, formerly of Edwin Allen, on her way to victory in the College Women's 400m hurdles at the 124th Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, USA, on Thursday. (Photos: Collin Reid courtesy of Petrojam, Courts, Scotiabank, Jamaica Tourist... Read More

Violet Kickers, Bogue to contest Sandals/ATL D1 final today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April, 28 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Violet Kickers and first-time finalists Bogue FC will meet today at Jarrett Park to decide the champions of the St James Football Association's Sandals/ATL Division One, starting at 6:00 pm. Read More

Russell to be inducted into the Jamaica Cup Hall of Fame

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, April, 28 2018    

JAMAICA'S Richard Russell is to be inducted into the Jamaica Cup Hall of Fame today at Half Moon Resort Hotel in St James, Montego Bay, beginning at 6:00 pm. Read More

St Georges have tall order against Albion Mountain in Confed semis

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Portland team St Georges Sports Club will have a huge mountain to climb when they tackle Albion Mountain in the second-leg semi-final of the Magnum Eastern Confederation Super League at St Mary Sports Club (Gray's Inn), Annotto Bay, today at 3:00 pm. Read More

Decline and fall?

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton seemed to be the man least concerned by his own decline yesterday, after another unexceptional performance saw him finish fifth in practice for this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Read More


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