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Fans cry foul as Foote overlooked for Austin Sealy Award at Carifta Games

Jamaica exerted their dominance over the rest of the Caribbean once again at the 48th staging of the Carifta track and field championships on the weekend in Grand Cayman. Read More

Stadium East to host Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced yesterday that Kingston, Jamaica, will host the Final Round of the 2019 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship, scheduled to be played May 12-19.... Read More

Lyn leads as Jamaica land 12 more medals at Carifta Swim Championships
Jamaica won 12 medals on the third day at the Carifta Swimming Championships — four gold, four silver and four bronze — to bring to 46 the number of medals earned so far in Barbados.... Read More

Wheels and Wheels Manchester cricket competition bowls off May 3
 WHEELS and Wheels Auto Imports Limited will sponsor the 2019 Manchester Primary and Prep Schools cricket competition to a tune of $2.5 million.This year's competition has attracted 34 schools and is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 3.... Read More

Well done!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

Jamaica's fast-rising sprint star Briana Williams became only the sixth athlete to win back-to-back Austin Sealy Award honours at the Carifta track and field championships, after she was named the winner on Monday, following the end of the 48th staging at Truman Bodden... Read More

Key players find golden touch ahead of Tri-Nation T&T Series

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Stroke-maker Darren Bravo and all-rounder Raymon Reifer both gathered half-centuries while speedsters Shannon Gabriel and Sheldon Cottrell snatched three-wicket hauls, as they all warmed up for the Tri-Nation Series starting in Ireland next week with... Read More

JOA top brass for St Petersburg International Sport Congress

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda and Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Foster will be guest presenters at the prestigious International Congress on Sport, People and Health, which will be held from tomorrow through... Read More

SOI urges Caribbean to chart course for people with intellectual disabilities

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

As Special Olympics International (SOI) moves to fuel the unified sports initiative, the gauntlet has been thrown down to Caribbean countries to play their part in charting a course for people with intellectual disabilities. Read More

Photo: WELL DONE!

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

Members of Jamaica's Carifta Games team pose with their medals shortly after exiting Norman Manley International Airport upon their return from Grand Cayman yesterday. (Photo: Collin Reid courtesy of Courts, Guardian Life, Supreme Ventures and Alliance Investments) Read More

Skerritt hails Sir Alister's contribution to WI cricket

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt has lauded the contribution of the late Sir Alister McIntyre to the development of the game in the region, especially in the area of governance reform. Read More

Jaguars, Knights notch up second-straight win

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and last season's beaten finalists Cricket Club Knights made it two wins in a row to start the Western Basketball Association's Elite League, after big wins over Lucea Flames and Cornwall Courts Chargers, respectively, on... Read More

Watson 96 fires Chennai top of IPL

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

Chennai, India (AFP) — Australia's Shane Watson smashed 96 off 53 balls to help Chennai Super Kings reclaim their top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad yesterday. Read More

Work ethic 'tremendous', says coach Estwick

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Assistant Coach Roddy Estwick has hailed the work ethic of the West Indies squad during the ongoing training camp. Read More

2019 Carifta Games Medals Standing

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

Countries G S B T Jamaica 36 33 16 85Bahamas 9 7 10 26Trinidad 5 7 12 24Guyana 4 2 4 10Barbados 3 4 4 11Bermuda 3 1 2 6BVI 1 3 3 7Grenada 1 2 4 7Curacao 1 1 1 3Martinique 1 1 1 3 Read More

Bucks sweep Pistons to advance, Jazz stave off elimination

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Milwaukee Bucks wiped away 18 years of frustration on Monday by beating the Detroit Pistons 127-104 to complete a four-game sweep of their first-round Eastern Conference play-off series. Read More



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