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Asafa, Russell back UTech's Run/Walk for Excellence 5K

Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell and 400-metre hurdler Janieve Russell have thrown their support behind the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica's Alumni Association's third annual Run/Walk for Excellence 5K as patrons. Read More

'I knew something special was on the horizon'
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has lauded the historic achievement of the Reggae Girlz' qualification to the Fifa 2019 Women's World Cup Finals, which will be held in France.... Read More

Clarendon College, Glenmuir into final eight
LUCEA, Hanover — Defending champions Rusea's High will need another 'great escape' if they are to advance to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition, as they go into today's return leg against Mile Gully trailing by a goal, after losing the first leg...... Read More

Patriarch returns to action, faces tough competition in Ahwhofah Sprint feature
The long wait for a come-back to competitive racing for Patriarch is now over as the Anthony Nunes trainee takes on some real hard-knocking older rivals in the $1 million Ahwhofah Sprint feature at Caymanas Park today.... Read More

Why wasn't Kemar Roach in the second Test?

with Garfield Myers | Saturday, October, 20 2018    

For close to two-and-a-half days of the second Test against India, the West Indies stayed very competitive.Then everything fell apart in a familiar second innings meltdown. For the second time in two weeks, West Indies had lost to India in three days. Read More

WOLMERIAN JOY

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, October, 20 2018    

CAMPERDOWN High and Wolmer's Boys' advanced to the quarter-finals of the ISSA Digicel Manning Cup with contrasting wins over Excelsior High and Denham Town respectively, at Stadium East field yesterday. Read More

Sunshine Girls say back-to-back series tested team's resolve

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, October, 20 2018    

Both the captain of the Sunshine Girls, Jhaniele Fowler, and the Head Coach Marvette Anderson were left singing from the same hymn book after victories at the end of the back-to-back netball series against Trinidad and Tobago and England on Monday. Read More

Association launches ambitious plan to drive cricket development in St Mary

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

The St Mary Cricket Association has launched its “Blueprint for Success”, a comprehensive three-year plan to resuscitate cricket in the parish. Read More

L&Y Oracabessa, Frazer's to battle for INSPORTS netball crown

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

The battle to crown the champions of the INSPORTS All-Island Community Netball competition will be staged tomorrow at the Leila Robinson Courts in Kingston. Read More

Ten-wicket Abbas destroys Australia for Pakistan's series

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas took his maiden ten-wicket haul in a match to fire Pakistan to a 373-run win over Australia in the second Test in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Read More

Mourinho promises best behaviour for Chelsea return

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jose Mourinho insists he will be on his best behaviour upon his return to Stamford Bridge, but hopes his Manchester United side inflict Chelsea's first defeat of the season today. Read More

Marooners dent Pride's chances of making semis

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners took a giant step towards qualifying for the semi-finals of the Regional Super50, when they defeated the Barbados Pride by 125 runs in their crucial Group B clash at Kensington Oval on... Read More

Windies Women's coach says warm-up games vital

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — As the West Indies women prepare to defend their Women's T20 title next month, Head Coach Hendy Springer believes the team's upcoming warm-up games will be crucial to their preparation. Read More

It's been a long time coming!

Friday, October, 19 2018    

PRESIDENT of the USA-based Jamaica International Female Football Development (JIFFD) Lavern Deer says the Reggae Girlz's historic qualification to the Fifa World Cup resonates beyond the shores of Jamaica. Read More

First D'Cup quarter-finalists to be known today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, October, 19 2018    

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