Africa football boss wants Europe to back Morocco World Cup bid

CAIRO, Egypt (AFP) — The head of African football Ahmad Ahmad has urged Europe to back Morocco's drive to host the 2026 World Cup, in return for African support for a future European bid. Read More

Bucks edge Celtics to level series, Spurs down Warriors
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Greek star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including the decisive tip-in with five seconds remaining, to give the Milwaukee Bucks a 104-102 NBA play-off victory Sunday over Boston.... Read More

Wenger's departure leaves one less star in the sky — Dein
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsene Wenger's decision to leave Arsenal after over two decades in charge is like a “star has dropped out of the sky” claimed the man who appointed him to the job David Dein.... Read More

Melbourne, UWI advance to Senior Cup final
INNSWOOD, St Catherine — The University of the West Indies (UWI) and perennial finalists Melbourne CC advanced to next week's championship match of the 2018 Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup after a pair of favourable drawn results yesterday.... Read More

Collie Smith statue unveiled at Boys' Town

Monday, April, 23 2018    

The mood was festive at Boys' Town, Trench Town, on Wednesday, March 21 as the community welcomed another landmark in its history with the unveiling of a statue of their best known cricketer, O'Neil Gordon “Collie” Smith. Read More

Reggae Girlz edged by Cuba

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 23 2018    

 Despite a more confident effort, Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz closed their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Women's Challenge Series Group B fixtures with a 0-1 defeat to Cuba at the Waterhouse Mini Stadium at Drewsland yesterday. Read More

Excelsior favoured for sixth ISSA schoolgirl football final

Monday, April, 23 2018    

The final of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Locker Room Sports Schoolgirl Football competition will take place today and will feature defending champions Excelsior High and first-time finalists Denham Town High. Read More

Grand finale!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 23 2018    

After easily conquering the defending champions Arnett gargens in their two-leg Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final, Waterhouse FC will be seeking to ride their current form all the way to the top of the 2017/18 season. Read More

Herbert Morrison, Cornwall make winning starts in ISSA basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, April, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College both made winning starts to the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Under-14 basketball competition last week. Read More

Preparations in high gear for JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Champs next month

Monday, April, 23 2018    

The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), in association with Sagicor Foundation, last Wednesday launched the 35th annual JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships at the JTA's head office in Kingston. Read More

Somerton in ATL Senior League final

Monday, April, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Somerton FC qualified for their first-ever St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Senior League final last Friday after beating Heights FC 2-1 in their return-leg semi-final game at the UDC Field for a 4-2 aggregate victory. Read More

Cricket remembers STETHS legend Paul Palmer

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, April, 23 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Even as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) celebrated their 23rd hold on the all-island Spalding Cup cricket title last Thursday, there was a sombre, muted undertone. Read More

Thumbs up for Essex Valley Athletics Meet

Monday, April, 23 2018    

NAIN, St Elizabeth – The 45th Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet held last Thursday at Alpart Sports Club is being described by organizers, JISCO Alpart Jamaica and the Alpart Essex Valley Sports Council, as a resounding success. Read More

Safety fears force CONCACAF to cancel women's U-17 event

Monday, April, 23 2018    

Miami , United States (AFP) — North American football governing body CONCACAF cancelled the remainder of its Women's Under-17 Championship being staged in Nicaragua over safety concerns, the US-based organisation announced yesterday. Read More

PHOTO: Champions!

Monday, April, 23 2018    

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), easily the most successful school in Jamaican schoolboy cricket over the last four decades, regained the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup title after taking first-innings honours over Innswood High at STETHS Sports Complex last week. Read More


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