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Rookies soar on wings of Reggae Boyz experience

LES TROIS ILETS, Martinique — Even though they may not get a chance to grace the field of play in this tournament, a number of rookie Reggae Boyz have instead found peace in the uplifting experience. Read More

Shadae Lawrence sweating on World Champs selection

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Despite being one of three women with the qualifying mark in the discus throw for the IAAF World Championships, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) champion Shadae Lawrence is not taking anything for granted, and is nervously awaiting that call from the... Read More

Allen, Jackson land first senior 400m titles

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Nathon Allen and Shericka Jackson won their first national senior titles, while Yohan Blake completed his third sprint double, as the exciting Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Puma National Senior Championships ended at the National Stadium last... Read More

Cavalier punch ticket to RSPL

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Cavalier SC are heading back to the big league following yesterday's 2-0 win over Priory SA in the penultimate round of the Magnum/Charley's JB Rum JFF Premier League Play-off, which secured them one of the two promotional spots up for grabs. Read More

Photo: It's Allen!

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Nathon Allen (left) dips at the finish line to win the 400m final in 44.58secs ahead of Demish Gaye (centre), with 44.64secs, at the JAAA PUMA National Senior Championships inside the National Stadium yesterday. At right is fourth place finisher Rusheen McDonald. (Photo: Bryan... Read More

Hope shines but India down Windies to take series lead

Monday, June, 26 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Starlet Shai Hope struck a high- class half-century, but it failed to save West Indies from a 105-run defeat to India in the rain-hit second One-Day International of the five-match series here yesterday. Read More

Windies target reversal of form against Aussies

Monday, June, 26 2017    

TAUNTON, England (CMC) — Twenty20 World Cup champions West Indies women will look to turn the page on their ordinary form of the last three weeks when they meet Australia women in their opening match of the ICC Women's World Cup here today. Read More

UWI Mona football facility renamed in honour of Capt Burrell

Monday, June, 26 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Gold Project at the University of the West Indies Mona, in Jamaica, has been renamed the UWI/JFF Capt Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence in honour of the late Jamaica Football Federation... Read More

Davis cracks sub-23sec with peach of a run

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Kevona Davis produced another gem as she clocked a sparkling personal best 22.97 seconds (0/5m/s) to win the Under-18 girls' 200m final on yesterday's second and final day of the Puma/JAAA National Junior Championships at the National Stadium. Read More

Excelsior revel in schoolgirl football success

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

After years of playing second fiddle in the ISSA/Locker-room Sports Girls Football Competition, Excelsior High School has now returned to the pinnacle of the championship and are now savouring the fruits of their labours. Read More

Kimberly Williamson sets sights on World Champs qualifying mark

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Jamaican high jumper Kimberly Williamson could kill two birds with one stone on today's final day of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championships at the National Stadium. Read More

'Boom' filly wins Derby

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

The grand dame herself, She's A Maneater, in a performance which represented class, talent and all her fighting qualities, fended off rivals to win the 97th running of the $8 million Boom Jamaica Derby, sponsored by Wisynco Group Limited, at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More



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