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Star-studded clash!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Rio Olympic gold medallists Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod are among six Jamaicans in action at the IAAF Diamond League at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, USA, today.The Prefontaine Classic, which is the third stop of the popular series, will also see... Read More

JCA Senior Cup 4th round bowls off today

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

The Zone D clash between St Ann CA and Kingston CC at Noranda Bauxite in Discovery Bay, St Ann is one of the highlights going into today's fourth round of the 2017 Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup Championship.St... Read More

The ups and downs of hurdler Danielle Williams

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

The previous two seasons have been full of ups and downs, the very highest to the very lowest for IAAF World Championships gold medallist Danielle Williams.From shocking the track and field world in Beijing, China, in 2015 when... Read More

Elaine embraces hectic season schedule

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Elaine Thompson, the most dominant sprinter in the world this year, male or female, is on a mission and she can't allow a hectic schedule to slow her down.A few months into the new season and Thompson has sprinted to the top of the IAAF performance lists in both... Read More

Stewart to lead Young Windies on southern Africa tour

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Emmanuel Stewart will have five new caps to lead when the West Indies Under-19 squad embarks on a tour of southern Africa in July.The West Indies Cricket Board on Friday announced a 15-member squad that will take... Read More

Fearless Samurai gets the nod in Governor's Cup feature

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Fearless Samurai is given a grand opportunity to test his ability to stay extreme distances in a good field of 13 runners going 10 furlongs (2,000 metres) in the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup feature at Caymanas Park today.Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL),... Read More

JISA/Tastee Prep School Champs

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Defending champion Misha-Jade Samuels of Vaz Prep clears the bar to win the girls Class One high jump with a leap of 1.50m at the Jamaica Independent Schools' Association/Tastee National Prep School Champs at the National Stadium yesterday.  Read More

'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers, fueled by another milestone night for LeBron James, powered into a third straight NBA Finals meeting with the Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over the Celtics in Boston on Thursday. Read More

Young stars for EY/RTA Invitational Tennis Singles Championships

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 27 2017    

JAMAICA'S young stars will be on show in the third staging of the Ernst & Young (EY)/Russell Tennis Academy (RTA) Invitational Tennis Championships, to be held this weekend at the Eric Bell Centre. The opening ceremony was slated for... Read More

Key to success is not to let it get to your head – Bruce James

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 27 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The difference between good athletes and those who go on to make a big impression is their mindset after gaining initial success, says Bruce James, president of the powerful MVP Track and Field club.James has had a... Read More

Intermediate County League radiates with Sunshine Cereals

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

As the battle gets closer to the crunch, Sunshine Cereals has once again expressed satisfaction with its decision to sponsor Netball Jamaica's Intermediate County League.The competition enters its quarter-final stage this... Read More

High excitement for Tendulkar movie despite mixed reviews

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Critics called the new Sachin Tendulkar biopic “hagiographic”, but fans of the Indian cricket legend loved the work that hit screens amid nationwide fanfare yesterday.Sachin: A Billion Dreams,... Read More

Jayawardene named coach of Bangladesh league team

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — Former Sri Lanka Captain Mahela Jayawardene was yesterday named as the head coach of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) side Khulna Titans for the next two seasons of the Twenty20 tournament. Read More

Exotic Wagers - May 27

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) NadeshicoRace 2) Batidor De Mundo/Xquistie ChoiceRace 3) Reign Over All/Shellian Grey/Speedy ProcessRace 4)... Read More

Prefontaine Classic: Surprising 3rd place finish for Elaine in 200m

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson was surprisingly beaten into third spot in the 200m in a season's best 21.98 (1.5mps) seconds at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregan, USA.American Tori Bowie won convincingly in a... Read More



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