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Way to go, Crispus!

Having travelled thousands of miles from Africa in search of a better life, Ugandan Crispus Atukwaste of Kingston College (KC) aced his Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) exams picking up eight subjects, inclusive of four... Read More

JFF, MOH in key meeting today to discuss Premier League
The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) will convene today in a key meeting of stakeholders regarding the resumption of the Premier League. ... Read More

Jamaican Lambert's first goal puts Phoenix in conference final
RENO, Nevada (CMC) — Jamaican Kevon Lambert scored his first goal of the season in a sterling performance as Phoenix Rising FC defeated hosts Reno 1868 FC in a penalty shootout to reach the Western Conference final of the United Soccer League on Saturday...... Read More

Dane Nelson makes his move
There were two trophy presentations: the first was the Clifford Stewart Memorial donated by the late trainer Humphrey Stewart in honour of his father, a leading jockey in his day, and the second was the Monica Todd Memorial sponsored by her family to honour the...... Read More

'Warrior Chief' replies

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

Following the blitz of winners by jockey Anthony Thomas over the last four weeks which saw him overtake long-time leader in the race for the jockey's title Dane Nelson, the latter has seemingly found his form and is making a statement of intent. Read More

Roaring Alia

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

Jamaica's champion swimmer Alia Atkinson produced yet another stellar display to secure an 11th consecutive 50-metre breaststroke victory on day one of the second International Swimming League (ISL) in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday. Read More

Snaps Derby Day press conference

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

K press conference to officially launch the 100th running of the Jamaica Derby was recently held by promoting company Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) at Caymanas Park. Read More

Derby maestro Shane Ellis seeks a 'golden rush' in 100th Jamaica Derby

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

Shane Ellis, with five victories in the Jamaica Derby, is one of the most successful riders to ever sit in a derby saddle. Read More

Racing news for Saturday, October 17, 2020

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    


Racing snaps for Saturday, October 17, 2020

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

Trainer David Powell (right) saddles old stager Campesino for another racing encounter. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)Apprentice Raddesh Roman showing his appreciation for his winner Burlin. Read More

West Brom, Burnley share Premier League's first goalless draw this season

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Bromwich Albion and Burnley played out the Premier League's first goalless draw this season as the struggling teams remained without a top flight win after yesterday's stalemate. Read More

Les Ulis's pride and joy

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

LES ULIS, France (AFP) — Anthony Martial became the world's most expensive teenager when he joined Manchester United from Monaco in 2015, but as the forward returns to his native France for today's Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), the residents of his... Read More

UK's racing golden couple light up Champions Day

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Tom Marquand and girlfriend Hollie Doyle celebrated a memorable British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, October 17, both riding doubles with the former winning the feature Champion Stakes. Read More

Australian star jockey McEvoy claims third Everest on Classique Legend

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Enigmatic sprinter Classique Legend gave star jockey Kerrin McEvoy a dominant third win in the world's richest turf race, The Everest, in front of thousands of cheering punters in Australia on Saturday (October 17). Read More

Unbridled affection as UK jockeys Doyle and Marquand keep romance on track

Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Hollie Doyle is the “boss”, according to boyfriend and fellow jockey Tom Marquand, but as far as she is concerned, he is “the romantic”. Read More


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