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Davis pounds Richmond in Contender Boxing Series

Derick Richmond (right) blocks a left jab thrown by Tsetsi Davis in their actionpacked
Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing series at CBA on Wednesday night.
(PHOTOS: HURBUN WILLIAMS)

ANOTHER explosive and entertaining fight ended in favour of Team Jamaica as Tsetsi 'Lights Out' Davis hammered out a big unanimous points decision over Team Caribbean's Derick 'Dangerous' Richmond in a preliminary 2014 Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing series eliminator at the Chinese Benevolent As ... Read More

Adani Clarke (left) receives her trophy from Shaveena Burnett Freshhh supports the rise of rural chess masters
THE game of chess is recognised as a sport that requires strong mental discipline and as such studen ... Read More

Members of the Jamaican team warm up yesterday at Stade De Trinelle in Riviere-Salee, Martinique, ahead of today’s start of the 43rd Carifta Games.(PHOTO: TRACKALERTS.COM) Jamaica aim for record medal haul as 43rd Carifta Games begin
THE Jamaican team will start what they expect to be the largest medal haul in the history of the Car ... Read More

Perfect
Neighbour with
Dick Cardenas Perfect Neighbour for Lady Geeta Trophy
NEIGHBOURLINESS has always been a commendable attribute in community living, and at the Caymanas Par ... Read More

6 Jamaicans set leading marks on IAAF junior outdoor list

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Wolmer’s Jeheel Hyde (right) and JC’s Tyler Mason in a ding-dong battle in the Class One 110m hurdles final. Hyde won in a smashing
13.53 seconds to Mason’s 13.55 seconds. (PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

Six Jamaican juniors are leading their respective events as the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) published its first junior outdoors performance list of the season on its website this week. Four boys, 400m runner Nathon Allen, hurdlers Tyler Mason and Jaheel Hyde, and high jumper Christoff Bryan, as well as horizontal jumpers Claudette Allen and Tamara Moncrieff are the athletes listed. Allen of St Jago High has the first and third best time in the 400m so far with a be ... Read More

Dr Weatherly back at the helm of MBU

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Dr Dean Weatherly (left) looking on from the Montego Bay United bench.
(PHOTO: PAUL REID)

TUCKER, St James - Dr Dean Weatherly will be the third coach at Red Stripe Premier League club Montego Bay United starting Monday when they host Arnett Gardens in a third-round game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Dr Weatherly, who was in charge of the club for most of the 2012-2013 season, after he was promoted from the assistant position following the departure of Neider dos Santos after just five games, will guide the club through their last four games of the regular season and the play-o ... Read More

St James Senior League third round continues today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Lilliput Rovers and Montego Bay United Under-21 will seek to improve their positions in the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL/Honda Senior League today, as the third-round, cross-zone games continue with a triple header at Jarrett Park, set to start at 3:00 pm. While none of the teams today can surpass leaders Violet Kickers, wins for Lilliput Rovers and Montego Bay United Under-21, both on 17 points and tied for fourth place, could see them join Reggae Youths in ... Read More

Trio on the hunt for semi-final berths in Trelawny FA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny - Leaders Kinloss FC along with Prospect Links and mid-season champions Salt Marsh United are hoping to move closer to a place in the semi-finals of the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Overproof White Rum Major League with wins today, as the third round continues with five games. Kinloss FC, who lead the points table by four points with 28, will play away to fifth-placed Coopers Pen; second-placed Prospect Links will be away to Clarks Town at Cedric Titus High Schoo ... Read More

Wlliam Knibb score back-to-back wins in Western Conference basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Shanique Binns of William Knibb (left) collects the ISSA/KFC Western Conference Girls Open Basketball trophy from Albert Thompson, vice-principal of Muschett High,
after beating Spot Valley, 29-28, in the final at Montego Bay Cricket Club in 2012. (Photo: Paul Reid)

MONTEGO BAY, St James - William Knibb Memorial scored back-to-back wins in the ISSA/KFC Western Conference High Schoolgirls Basketball Open League as they inched closer to a place in the semi-finals. After handing defending champions Spot Valley High their first loss this season, 71-55 on Monday at Rhodes Hall, William Knibb were big 92-16 winners over Montego Bay High on Wednesday in Montego Bay. Montego Bay High scored their first win of the season on Monday after beating hosts Rhodes Hall 2 ... Read More

Granville qualify for JFF Flow Champions Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Granville United’s Cion Peterkin (centre) gets away from two Norwood Strikers players Kemo
Jones and Alden Reid in their St James FA/Captain’s Bakery and Grill Knockout semi-final game
played at the UDC on Wednesday.(PHOTO: PAUL REID)

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Granville United will join Montego Bay United as the teams from St James in next season's JFF Flow Champions Cup Knockout competition after qualifying for the final of the St James Football Association/Captain's Bakery and Grill Knockout with a 3-1 win over Norwood Strikers at the UDC Field. With defending champions Montego Bay United already assured of a place in the Flow competition by virtue of their Premier League status, the next best team in the St James competitio ... Read More

Swimmers depart today for Carifta Champs

Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Annnastazia Chin

Annnastazia Chin in a backstroke phase during the Jamaican team's final training session at the National Aquatics Centre yesterday. Chin is a part of Jamaica's delegation which departs the island today en route to the 29th staging of the Carifta Swimming Championships in Savaneta, Aruba, April 22-26. (PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON) Swimmers depart today for Carifta Champs --> Read More

PHOTO: Target 84

Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Members of the Jamaican team
workout yesterday at Stade De Trinelle
in Riviere-Salee, Martinique, ahead of
today’s start of the 43rd Carifta Games.
See details on Page 23.
(PHOTO: TRACKALERTS.COM)

Jamaica aim for record medal haul as 43rd Carifta Games begins Members of the Jamaican team workout yesterday at Stade De Trinelle in Riviere -Salee, Martinique, ahead of today's start of the 43rd Carifta Games. (PHOTO: TRACKALERTS.COM) Jamaica aim for record medal haul as 43rd Carifta Games begins --> Read More

Jamaica sweep 100m finals at CARIFTA Games, but boys U-18 to be rerun

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9:24 PM    

Minzie (centre) of Bog Walk High places second to Hughes of
Kingston College (left) at the recent High Schools’ Championships held
at the National Stadium in Kingston. Minzie clocked 10.16 seconds to
Hughes’ 10.12.

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica swept the 100 metres finals at the 43rd CARIFTA Games Saturday evening as the regional championship underway in Martinique ends its first day. However, the boys' Under-18 100m final won by Waseem Williams will be rerun tomorrow morning before the official start of the second day, OBSERVER ONLINE has been reliably informed. Reports are that the athletes complained that they heard two guns at the start and officials later confirmed there were problems with the starti ... Read More

Jamaicans through to CARIFTA 100m finals

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014 5:30 PM    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica team captain Jevaugn Minzie led all eight Jamaicans, two from each of the sections, into tonight’s finals of their respective 100m finals on the first day of the 43rd CARIFTA Games underway at Stade Municipal Pierre Aliker in Martinique. Minzie ran a wind aided 10.14 seconds to win his heat while Raheem Robinson was second in his semi-final in 10.31 seconds beaten by Barbadian Levi Cadogan who ran 10.24 seconds. Raheem Chambers won his Under 18 boys semi ... Read More



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