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Ramdin: Windies paid the price for first session collapse

RAMDIN… I believe that losing six wickets in one session that
is where we fell down

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada — Skipper Denesh Ramdin says West Indies have paid the price for losing six wickets in the first session of play on the final day of the second Test match against England at the National Stadium here on Saturday. The home side mustered 84 runs in that unlucky first sessi ... Read More

Carlo Redwood (fourth left),
vice-president of marketing at LIME, and
LIME dancers Renieka Carr (left) and Kara
Lee (right) join in the celebration of Grass
Root, who defeated Sandside FC 3-1 in the
final of the LIME National Street Futsal
Competition at St Mary Sports Complex on
Saturday. (PHOTO: LEO HUDSON) Grass Root flourish in St Mary LIME Street Futsal Competition
A late brace by Barrington James led Grass Root to a come from behind 3-1 win over Sandside Football ... Read More

Waterhouse’s forward Jermaine Anderson (left) prepares to lob Boys’ Town’s goalkeeper Leon
Goffe for one of his three goals in yesterday’s RSPL match at Drewsland Stadium. Waterhouse
won 5-1. (PHOTOS: BRYAN CUMMINGS) Harbour View stay in the hunt
Ranique Muir's second-half strike kept alive Harbour View FC's hopes of making the semi-finals after ... Read More

Seaview Gardens captain Jason Henry (centre) holds the JN/KSAFA Major League Trophy aloft following his team’s 3-2 win over
Maverley/Hughenden at the Barbican playing field on Saturday. Also on hand to present the trophy were the KSAFA president
Ambassador AB Stewart Stephenson (left), Jamaica National Marketing Officer Michael Collins (third right) and KSAFA Secretary
General Wayne Shaw (right). Seaview Gardens' sweet victory
FOLLOWING intensive and constructive preparation, Seaview Gardens delivered the goods by defeating M ... Read More

Special Olympics facility provides platform for success - Bell

BY SANJAY MYERS Observer staff reporter | Monday, April 27, 2015    

Members of the Special Olympics Jamaica basketball team in action during a recent
practice session at their newly opened multi-purpose court in Kingston.

SPECIAL Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) executive director Lorna Bell said athletes and coaches are already seeing the benefits of their recently built multi-purpose sports facility. The court, located next to the National Indoor Sport Centre in Kingston, was opened on March 12 and is Jamaica's first Special Olympics training facility. During the inauguration it was announced that approximately 4,000 registered special needs athletes were expected to utilise the complex. With the Special Olympic Games ... Read More

PHOTO: Futsal fever

Monday, April 27, 2015    

Carlo Redwood (fourth left),
vice-president of marketing at LIME, and
LIME dancers Renieka Carr (left) and Kara
Lee (right) join in the celebration of Grass
Root, who defeated Sandside FC 3-1 in the
final of the LIME National Street Futsal
Competition at St Mary Sports Complex on
Saturday. (PHOTO: LEO HUDSON)

Carlo Redwood (fourth left), vice-president of marketing at LIME, and LIME dancers Renieka Carr (left) and Kara Lee (right) join in the celebration of Grass Root, who defeated Sandside FC 3-1 in the final of the LIME National Street Futsal Competition at St Mary Sports Complex on Saturday. (PHOTO: LEO HUDSON) Read More

All Correct scores another noticeable win

BY RUDDY ALLEN OBSERVER STAFF REPORTER | Monday, April 27, 2015    

All Correct (Shane Ellis) easily winning the feature event yesterday at Caymanas Park.
(PHOTO: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)

ALL Correct continued on his recent path of vast improvement by registering another win, this time in a three-year-old and upward Open Allowance event, the L R 'Bob' Mayall Memorial Trophy, which was contested over 1,600 metres yesterday at Caymanas Park. Owned by The Velvet Glove, All Correct (Storm Craft - Royal Pizza), who was sent off as the 9-5 second favourite, took the lead over Franfield (Omar Walker) and stable companion Royal Vibes (Shamaree Muir) passing the six-furlong point. Cruis ... Read More

Sporting miss chance to guarantee survival

Monday, April 27, 2015    

Francois Swaby
celebrates after scoring
the winner for Sporting
Central Academy against
Boys' Town earlier this
season. (PHOTOS:
OSHANE TOBIAS)

CLARENDON PARK, Clarendon — Sporting Central Academy missed a chance yesterday to secure their Red Stripe Premier League status for next season following a goalless draw with South Central neighbours Rivoli United at Juici Park. With 11th-placed Reno FC drawing 4-4 at the already relegated Barbican FC, a victory against Rivoli would have moved Sporting Central four points clear of the drop zone with only one game to go in the preliminary round -- a result that would have also demoted Reno ... Read More

Success for Jamaica's women at Penn Relays

Monday, April 27, 2015    

SUCCESS FOR JA’S WOMEN AT PENN RELAYS

The Jamaica women's team of (from left) Natasha Morrison, Sherone Simpson, Schillonie Calvert and Kerron Stewart pose with their awards after winning the USA vs World 4x100m Championship event at the Penn Relays on Saturday. They clocked 43.70 seconds. (PHOTO: COLLIN REID COURTESY OF TEAM JAMAICA BICKLE, VMBS, SUPREME VENTURES AND DIGICEL) Success for Ja's women at Penn Relays --> Read More

James smashes near two-decade-old meet record en route to WL

Monday, April 27, 2015    

Kirani James

DES MOINES, Iowa, CMC — Grenadian superstar Kirani James sent a stern warning to his rivals ahead of the imminent track and field season, by smashing a 19-year-old record in the 400 metres at the Drake Relays here Friday night. The Olympic gold medallist clocked a brilliant 44.22 seconds to stun a field that included nemesis and reigning World champion, American LaShawn Merritt, who could only manage fifth place in a modest 45.27. James's time - set in cold and windy conditions - was the ... Read More

Glenmuir, Vere advance to semi-finals of Clarendon Under-13

Monday, April 27, 2015    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Glenmuir High advanced to the semi-finals of the Clarendon/INSPORTS John Green Memorial Under-13 football competition after rallying for a 2-1 victory over Lennon High in Zone A action on Friday. Romaine Rowe shot Lennon ahead on the half-hour mark, but the visiting Glenmuir side responded with goals from Jamoy Hayles (41st) and Alexander Rennalls (56th) to record their sixth win in nine games. The result, which maintained their unbeaten start to the competition, pla ... Read More

Chelsea's title bid on hold, Everton overpower United

Monday, April 27, 2015    

Arsenal's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina (R) collides with Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar during the English Premier League football match between
Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London yesterday. (PHOTO: AFP)

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) -- Chelsea will have to keep the champagne on ice for at least a week after their seemingly inevitable progress towards the Premier League title was checked by a goalless draw away to Arsenal yesterday. Had they beaten their London rivals at the Emirates Stadium, Jose Mourinho's men would have travelled to Leicester on Wednesday knowing that victory over the resurgent Foxes would have been enough to secure Chelsea's first English title since 2010. However, a win on ... Read More

'Gladbach' win hands Bayern 25th German title

Monday, April 27, 2015    

Bremen’s striker Davie Selke (centre) runs for
the ball next to Bayern Munich’s Austrian
midfielder David Alaba (left) during the German
first division Bundesliga football match in
Bremen, Germany. (PHOTO: AFP)

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Bayern Munich were confirmed as German champions for the 25th time yesterday as Wolfsburg's 1-0 defeat at Borussia Moenchengladbach meant Pep Guardiola's Bavarians can no longer be caught. Gladbach's Germany striker Max Kruse sent the title to Munich as his 90th-minute winning goal at Borussia Park saw Bayern finish the weekend with an unassailable 15 point-lead with four games left. Bayern had picked up their 24th victory in 30 league games on Saturday when Bas ... Read More

Jamaica’s women outstanding at Penn Relays

Sunday, April 26, 2015    

Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart (right) hands the baton to Sherone
Simpson as they romp to victory in the women’s 4x100m event
at the Penn Relays yesterday. (PHOTOS: COLLIN REID
COURTESY OF TEAM JAMAICA BICKLE, VMBS, SUPREME
VENTURES AND DIGICEL)

PHILADELPHIA, United States — Jamaica's female relay teams warmed up for next weekend's IAAF World Relay Championships in The Bahamas, winning two of three events including retaining the 4x100m event in the USA vs The World Series at the Penn Relays yesterday. The Jamaican women just missed a third win, but were beaten on the line in the 4x200m by one seven thousandths of a second after clocking the same 1 minute 31.98 seconds as the USA. The 4x400m team of Christine Day, Patricia Hall, ... Read More



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