Sport

Uncertain future

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

With Head Coach Hue Menzies indicating his departure from the senior Reggae Girlz programme, second in command Lorne Donaldson expressed little interest in taking up the top job, given a lack of confidence in the current Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)... Read More

Square score big win as Mikael Phillips North-West Manchester Night League begins

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

Square emerged biggest winners on the opening day of the inaugural Mikael Phillips North-West Manchester Night Football League, which kicked off Sunday evening at Greenvale Community centre with four games from zones A and B. Read More

No Haynes as Desai named batting coach

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Little known former Canada Head Coach Monty Desai has been appointed West Indies batting coach. Read More

4 first-time countries for Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

Malta, Madagascar, Peru, and Macau will participate in this year's Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K for the first time, joining the nearly 40 countries which have participated in the event over the past 19 years. Read More

Denbigh look to successfully defend ISSA Rural Area netball titles today

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

DEFENDING champions Denbigh High will look to defend their Junior and Senior League titles when they go up against Glenmuir and Holmwood Technical, respectively, in the 2019 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural High Schoolgirls netball finals at Manchester High School... Read More

Cornwall, Brooks enjoy rankings boost following Lucknow exploits

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall and Shamarh Brooks have both stormed up the respective International Cricket Council rankings following outstanding performances in the inaugural one-off Test against Afghanistan last week. Read More

Man Utd inflict first Spurs defeat on Mourinho as Liverpool romp clear

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Jose Mourinho endured an unhappy return to Manchester United as Marcus Rashford struck twice in a 2-1 defeat for Tottenham, while Liverpool maintained their eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League, putting five goals past... Read More

B B Coke High on track to becoming 'school of choice'

Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

Junction , St Elizabeth — Standing at the entrance to Audrey Hot Spot on Monday, Dean Martin, like everyone else in the bar, was focused on the merriment outside. Read More

Tributes aplenty at Olympian Michael Fray's farewell

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

MICHAEL Anthony Fray faced the starter on earth for the last time yesterday, en route to a journey to the land beyond. Read More

Pollard embraces underdog tag for India series

Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (CMC) — West Indies Captain Kieron Pollard has conceded that his side will be underdogs in the upcoming white-ball series against powerhouses India but says “anything is possible” once they execute properly. Read More

ISSA Rural Area junior football continues today

Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Five schools, two in the Under-16 and three in the Under-14 age groups will be going after back-to-back wins and possibly a place in the semi-finals of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural Area football competitions when quarter-finals... Read More

'You're killing athletics'

Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

New Delhi, India (AFP) — Ace Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has slammed world athletics chief Sebastian Coe for taking away track and field disciplines such as the 200 metres from next year's Diamond League. Read More

Malcolm strikes late for Arnett to clip 10-man Mount Pleasant

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

A late strike from Kemal Malcolm handed Arnett Gardens a 1-0 win over Mount Pleasant Football Academy in a keen and exciting Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) affair at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on Monday. Read More

Boxers depart for Caribbean Champs

Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

Jamaica's five-member boxing team departed the island yesterday for Trinidad and Tobago where they will contest the Caribbean Boxing Championships which gets under way today and end next Monday. Read More

ISSA Urban netball finals on today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

FORMER champions Excelsior High and Norman Manley will square off in the 2019 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Urban High School Girls' Senior League netball final today at Leila Robinson Courts, starting at 5:00 pm. Read More



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