Bolt wants to be 'among best' footballers in world

PARIS, France (AFP) — Usain Bolt conquered athletics and now the fastest man on the planet says he wants to become among the top players in world football.The Jamaican sprint legend, 30, will retire after the World Championships in London... Read More

Elaine tops high-powered 200m field in Doha
Jamaica's double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson showed that she is heads and shoulders above the rest of the world right now, as she easily dispatched a quality field to win the Women's 200m at the Doha Diamond League meet in 22.19 seconds, facing a headwind of -2.3 mps.... Read More

It wasn't Miller's time!
Team Jamaica hold a slender 3-2 win over Team Canada after Frank Cotroni scored a one minute, 11 seconds fourth-round TKO win over Gregory Miller in the fifth “Best of the Best” Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series at the Chinese Benevolent Association...... Read More

Graceful Ladies, Pretty Hats, at the track
The Caribbean Choice-sponsored Jamaica Oaks Raceday on Saturday last, the traditional 'Ladies Day' at the track, saw many graceful ladies donning their pretty hats in attendance. The Complete Racing Guide, through the lens of photographers Bryan Cummings and Naphtali Junior, shares the...... Read More

Defending champions through to ISSA U-16 hockey finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 6 2017   

DEFENDING champions Munro College and Mona High are through to the 2017 ISSA/Jamaica Hockey Federation High School Boys and Girls Under-16 Leagues after their respective semi-finals at the Mona Hockey Field on Wednesday and Thursday.Munro... Read More

Officers flex muscles in preparation for annual Police Champs

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

The 44th staging of the Annual Police National Athletics Championships, powered by Mayberry Investments and the Police Co-Op Credit Union, is scheduled for June 2 and 3. This year the event has been relocated from the Elleston... Read More

Green fuels Warriors win, Wizards down Celtics

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Draymond Green keyed an early surge as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Utah Jazz 115-104 on Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in their NBA Western Conference second-round playoff series.Green drained five... Read More

Gabriel praises team effort, Holder captaincy following win

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has heaped praise on his teammates and captain Jason Holder, following West Indies' demolition of Pakistan in the second Test here on Thursday.The spearhead of the Windies attack... Read More

Chase leads Windies stars rise in rankings

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Roston Chase's second Test century has catapulted him into the top 50 in the latest ICC Test batting rankings while his teammate and fellow Barbadian Shai Hope, has moved to the brink of cracking the top 100 for the first... Read More

Holder thrilled by Windies rebound, wants focus to continue

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies captain Jason Holder has praised the focus and commitment of his embattled side following their crushing win over Pakistan here Thursday, and has urged them to maintain the intensity heading into next week's decisive Test at Windsor... Read More

Everyone's A Winner Road Race deemed a success

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

The first event in the Everyone's a Winner with The Best Dressed Chicken Road Race Series was successfully held last Sunday at Hope Gardens, with benefit partner, the Diabetes Association of Jamaica, hosting a series of check-ups using newly donated equipment from The Best Dressed... Read More

'Sarge' Bucknor Mem Cup headlines today's programme

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, May, 6 2017   

The GA “Sarge” Bucknor Memorial Cup sprint teaser will top the 10-race card at Caymanas Park today.A field of 12 good runners has been declared to contest the Overnight Allowance event for three-year-olds and upward going 1,000 metres straight for a... Read More

Betting authority says Post To Post not authorised to deduct from local racing payouts

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

The regulatory arm of betting in the country, the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) in a release issued yesterday says the decision by the Post To Post Betting Limited to deduct five per cent from all payouts on local horse racing is not... Read More

PHOTO: Cruisin' Elaine

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

South Africa's Akani Simbine (left), USA's Justin Gatlin (centre) and Jamaica's Asafa Powell dip for the wire in the Men's 100 metres at the Doha Diamond League at the Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium in Qatar, yesterday. (Photos: AFP) Read More

Messi ban lifted in major boost to Argentina World Cup hopes

Saturday, May, 6 2017   

ZURICH, Switzerland (AFP) — Argentina's hopes of reaching next year's World Cup were given a huge boost yesterday after FIFA overturned Lionel Messi's four-game ban for swearing at an assistant referee.FIFA said there was not enough... Read More



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