Sport

PHOTO: Heart of champions

Friday, July, 28 2017    

Boyz take pride in effort even as Gold Cup title eludes them yet again Read More

Pakistan's Azam replaces Lynn in Warriors line-up

Friday, July, 28 2017    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Promising Pakistan stroke maker Babar Azam has been named... Read More

BGLC TROPHY – The day a dream became real

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 28 2017    

August 1 is celebrated as Emancipation Day but for trainer Steven Todd the day means much more. It was on August 1 2016, that he witnessed his charge Dreamcometrue win the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy with the added fillip of equalling the stakes record of 1:05.3 for the... Read More

BGLC TROPHY FACTS AND FIGURES

Friday, July, 28 2017    

The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Trophy race started in 2003 as a seven-furlong (1,400m) event. The distance of this race was then changed in 2012 to five and a half furlongs (1,100m). Read More

PHOTO: AN OTB WINNER

Friday, July, 28 2017    

Congratulations to Mr O Ricketts, the first winner in the Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) Off-Track Betting (OTB) parlour competition. Ricketts took home the handsome sum of $100,000. The promotion continues tomorrow, Saturday, July 29, at all the OTBs across the... Read More

London-bound athletes hampered by visa processing delays

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Several Jamaican athletes have not reached the pre-World Championships camp in Birmingham that started five days ago because of delay in the processing of the required UK visas. Read More

Burrell's successor must be bold, ready to continue development — Reid

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

The late visionary leader of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Captain Horace Burrell, has set the bar high on many fronts. Read More

Reid urges shift in Jamaican football

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Respected Jamaican football administrator Horace Reid may have ventured out since 2012 to answer what may be considered a higher calling. Read More

American Football makes sensational 'Touchdown' in Jamaica

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Helmet ? c heck. Shoulder pads? c heck. Jamaican-born Super Bowl winner Sean Jones? c heck. Read More

Chef Karl Thomas stirs it up in England

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Chef Karl Thomas, like he did at the Rio Olympics last year, is the man whipping up Jamaican favourites in the kitchen for Jamaican athletes during their training camp ahead of the start to the 16th IAAF World Championships in London August... Read More

Coach pleased with performance at Commonwealth Youth Games

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Jamaica's track and field contingent to the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games that ended at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas on Sunday returned home on Tuesday after a seven-medal haul, two gold, two silver and three bronze medals. Read More

Heartbreak

IAN BURNETT with the REGGAE BOYZ @ The CONCACAF Gold Cup in the USA | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

SANTA CLARA, California — It was another case of so near but yet so far as Jamaica suffered a 1-2 loss to the United States of America in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament final here inside Levi's Stadium last night. Read More

Photo: Painful end

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Jamaica goalkeeper Andre Blake is aided by teammate Alvas Powell after Blake was injured during the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup against the USA at the Levi'sStadium in Santa Clara, California, last night. The USA won 2-1. (Photo: AFP) Read More

UWI on the ball with Faculty of Sports

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

The University of the West Indies (UWI) launched its Faculty of Sport yesterday, signalling a move to have a greater impact in the development of sport in all areas in the Caribbean region. Read More

Jowehill's strike propels Grand Palladium to crown

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

LUCEA, Hanover — Renaldo Jowehill scored with his first touch a minute after entering the game as a substitute in extra time to lead Grand Palladium to their first Hanover Football Association Charlie's JB Rum/Captains Bakery and Grill Major League title after beating former... Read More



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