Jamaican team off to training camp ahead of World Champs

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is expecting a good all-round display from the team following the departure of some members yesterday for the training camp at Aspire Academy in Qatar. Read More

Manchester High hunt fourth-straight win
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The high-riding Manchester High and William Knibb Memorial will put their perfect win records on the line today when the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ Wata daCosta Cup football competition continues with five...... Read More

Excelsior open $4-million gym for sports teams
Excelsior High School opened its recently expanded and renovated strength training facility (gym) called The Equator last Wednesday.... Read More

Harbour View feel the fire in 7-0 thrashing at Waterhouse
Previously unbeaten Harbour View FC were singed by the “fire” at Waterhouse FC as they were dismantled 7-0 in the late game in the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday. ... Read More

Struck down!

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

A lightning strike in the 84th minute of play brought an abrupt end to the highly anticipated Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ Digicel Manning Cup Group E clash between former champions Wolmer's Boys' School and Jamaica College (JC) at Stadium East... Read More

60 YEARS AT CAYMANAS PARK: Promoting company SVREL recognises stakeholders, staff members

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

In continuation of celebrating 60 years of thoroughbred racing at Caymanas Park, Supreme Venture Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), the sole promoter of local horse racing recognised stakeholders and staff members for their long and fruitful service to the... Read More

Samuda's appointment to FICTS Commission ratified

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

The appointment of Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda to the International Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) Festival Commission has been ratified by the body's executive committee. Read More

Joshua Christie cops IM Jomo Ptitterson Masters Chess Champs

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

FIDE Master (FM) Joshua Christie won the 'A' finals 3-0 over FM Shreyas Smith, while Javene McGowan prevailed 2.5-1.5 over rising junior star Peter-John McDermott in the 'B' finals of the recently concluded International Master (IM) Jomo Pitterson Masters Knockout Chess Championships,... Read More

Richards on target again to earn Humble Lion draw with Cavalier

By Job Nelson Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Rohan Richards continued his excellent start to the Red Stripe Premier League season as he scored to earn Humble Lion a 1-1 draw with Cavalier FC at Stadium East on Sunday. Read More

Waterhouse, Cavalier to contest Women's Premier League mid — season final

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Defending champions Waterhouse FC, along with Arnett Gardens FC and Olympic Gardens FC went on a goal-scoring spree in the 2019 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Lascelles Employees Co-operative Credit Union Women's Premier League on Saturday. Read More

Hall strikes late to save day for Mount Pleasant FA

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

DRAX HALL, St Ann — Mount Pleasant Football Academy (FA) and coach Paul “Tegat” Davis scored their first win of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season on Sunday with a tense 1-0 result over the winless Tivoli Gardens at Drax Hall, and crawled from near the foot of... Read More

Will In Charge out

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Reigning Horse of the Year Will In Charge is not going to be competing for the rest of the 2019 racing season. In fact, this tough and dogged competitor might not race again until the middle of next year. Read More

Uncle Frank at his toughest in St Cecelia

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Wayne DaCosta produced another trophy winner on the midweek 11-race card at Caymanas Park on Wednesday (September 11) with Uncle Frank who won the St Cecelia Cup feature over 6 furlongs (1,300 metres) among Open Allowance horses — three-year-olds and... Read More

At last, Father Ken is a winner

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer Racing Writer | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Despite an encouraging win by Father Ken in a maiden condition race on Wednesday, trainer Ryan Darby is a bit concerned about the future of his three-year-old bay gelding. Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

In spite of a heavy schedule incorporating all his first four career starts in August, Ryan Darby's Father Ken (Omar Walker) kept his form well enough to make all the running against moderate opposition to open the midweek 11-race... Read More


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