Sport

Passing the torch

After 39 years as chairman of Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), Dr Carlton Davis has retired and has handed the baton to Professor Aldrick “Allie” McNab, the first volunteer at SOJ. Read More

James not up for JFF challenge; slaps current structure

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Former president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Tony James has ruled himself out of the reckoning for the top spot unless the current structure of football is changed. Read More

Taylor falls again in ICC rankings

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies Women's captain, Stafanie Taylor, has continued her slide in the international rankings, as the fallout continues from her side's wretched outing at the recent ICC Women's World Cup in England. Read More

#GoldCup2017: USA beat Jamaica 2-1 to win sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SANTA CLARA, United States (AP) — Jordan Morris scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Read More

#GoldCup2017: US lead 1-0 as Jamaica lose goalkeeper Andre Blake

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SANTA CLARA, California — The United States of America led Jamaica 1-0 at the half time interval in their CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament final here inside Levi's Stadium. Read More

Cricket West Indies congratulates UWI on faculty of sport

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies (CWI) has congratulated the University of West Indies on being “innovative and cutting-edge in its academic development” with the official addition of a Faculty of Sport. Read More

JOA welcomes UWI's Faculty of Sport

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has welcomed, “with optimism,” the advent of a Faculty of Sport at the University of West Indies, Mona campus. Read More

Quarter-miler Riker Hylton to know fate Monday

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel will convene a decision hearing for Riker Hylton on Monday at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston. Read More

'Tappa' dedicates Mexico win to Burrell, Grange, people of Jamaica

BY IAN BURNETT Sport Editor | Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

LOS ANGELES, California — Reggae Boyz Head Coach Theodore Whitmore has dedicated Sunday night's upset 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament semi-final victory over defending champions Mexico to a number of individuals, but he remains steadfast that the job is yet to be... Read More

U-20 Girlz progress, but coach unhappy with final effort

SHERDON COWAN WITH THE U-20 REGGAE GIRLZ AT THE CFU QUALIFIERS IN BERMUDA | Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Phase one has been completed and interim Head Coach Xavier Gilbert and his Under-20 Reggae Girlz are already looking forward to the next step of the Caribbean CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship qualifiers. Read More

It's not my time!

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

Horace Reid has hardly put a foot wrong in a glowing career of football administration at the local and international levels.And he is clearly not about to do so now. Read More



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