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Sasso wins First Rock Driftwood Sporting Clay Competition

Christian Sasso added another title to his growing championship list by capturing the First Rock Capital Holdings-sponsored Driftwood Gun Club Sporting Clay Competition, which took place over the weekend at Murphy Hill in St Ann. Read More

Scorpions Coach Coley laments batting display in loss to Pride
AFTER Jamaica Scorpions went down by 119 runs to Barbados Pride with a day to spare in the low-scoring regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park, both teams agreed that the batsmen had failed to apply themselves on a testing pitch.... Read More

Davis makes strong statement with 22.86 seconds at STETHS Invitational
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Edwin Allen High School's Kevona Davis created a stir at Saturday's 38th staging of the St Elizabeth Technical Invitational track and field meet at STETHS Sports Complex in Santa Cruz, after she cruised to a mouth-watering 22.86 (1.0m/s), to win the Class...... Read More

Under fire Lothian stands ground as TT boss
Jamaica's table tennis (TT), by its own design and forces, mirrors that of walking through a minefield.One never knows where the next bombshell will come from, because so fractious is the family that there is always drama around the proverbial corner.... Read More


Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

Kiss of Love goes one betterAfter finishing second in his last three starts, five-year-old bay mare Kiss of Love finally got her head in front in a maiden condition race over four furlongs (800m). Read More

Presidential hopeful Lue vows to unite TT family

Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

Andrew Lue, the man who aspires to be the next head of the Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA), challenges the legitimacy of the man occupying the office of president. Read More

Ready to strike

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

Having made the most of their pre-tournament camp in Houston, Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz are now putting the final pieces in place ahead of kick-off in the Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifiers. Read More

Falmouth hand champs Faulkland rare early season defeat

Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Falmouth United handed defending champions Faulkland FC their first-ever regular-season loss in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League, after beating the St James club 2-0 in their return-round game at Jarrett... Read More

Late Anderson strike earns Tivoli point in fiery west Kingston derby

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

A late goal from defender Ranike Anderson helped Tivoli Gardens earn a valuable point in a 1-1 draw with Arnett Gardens, in a fiery west Kingston derby at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on Sunday night in the Red Stripe Premier League. Read More

Chief Diplomat – finds her form

Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

Four-year-old bay filly Chief Diplomat (Traditional — Princess Sheila) made a welcome return to form with a notable victory in a Restricted Allowance contest going nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m) at Caymanas Park on Saturday, January 25. Read More

The Analysis – the awards for race day Saturday, January 25, 2020

BY WES MARTIN | Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

In the opener, trainer Anthony Nunes' Prince Charles was presented with a gift which apprentice Reyan Lewis was pleased to collect on behalf of part-owners Stephan Narinesingh and Nunes himself. Read More

'I shocked myself!'

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

The thousands of fans who waited patiently for the Women's 60m invitational at the Queen's/Grace Jackson Invitational Track and Field Meet were treated to something special, as Briana Williams sped to yet another personal best of 7.15s (-1.1m/s) to win ahead of Natasha Morrison in cold... Read More


Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

This trio are certainly enjoying their time at the track. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Tony Shoucair (left) and trainer Richard Todd at the track.After the rains – a wet track at the Park. Read More


Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

During a heavy downpour of rain close to the end of the race day on Saturday, January 25, 2020, Sly Stalloon ridden by Linton Steadman and trained by Anthony Nunes, came with a late surge to win 11th and final race on the day. This was the second winner on the Saturday card for... Read More

Joseph, Berridge deal Volcanoes innings defeat

Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) – Test pacer Alzarri Joseph struck a cavalier half-century and enterprising seamer Sheeno Berridge captured a devastating five-wicket haul as Leeward Islands crushed Windward Islands Volcanoes by an innings and 165 runs on the final day of their... Read More


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