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Brace yourselves, Gibson/McCook Relays carnival back in town

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

The Gibson/McCook Relays is once again set to ignite the National Stadium and serve up a treat for track and field enthusiasts with the 42nd staging of the prestigious event today.Action is set to begin at 9:00 am. Read More

Barbados eye successful defence of crown against Volcanoes

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — A confident Barbados Pride will be eyeing a successful defence of their Regional Super50 title, while Windward Islands Volcanoes will be targeting their first success in five years when they meet in the final at Coolidge Cricket Ground here... Read More

Blame game as McLeod drops out of race to defend Indoors title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Omar McLeod will not defend his Men's 60m hurdles title at next weekend's IAAF World Indoors championships in Birmingham, England, but his management team is refuting allegations that the athlete “withdrew” from the team. Read More

Hodge, Theophile cripple Jaguars to send Volcanoes into final

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Tyrone Theophile stroked a high-class hundred while all-rounder Kavem Hodge produced an electrifying all-round effort to stun Guyana Jaguars and thrust Windward Islands Volcanoes into today's final of the Regional Super50. Read More

Domino gets lots of love

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

In a strategic move to uplift the game both locally and internationally, Dragon Stout has stepped forward to partner with local bodies as main sponsor for the first-ever World Domino Championships. Read More

Windies will be on their toes, assures skipper Holder

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says West Indies will be taking nothing for granted during the upcoming ICC World Cup Qualifiers, despite entering as the highest-ranked side. Read More

PHOTO: McLeod out!

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Jamaica's Omar Mcleod clears a barrier on his way to winning the 110-metre hurdles final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at London Stadium in London last August. Read More

PHOTO: TIPSTERS CHAMPIONS

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Ruddy Allen (Kool Kat, second left), winner of the Monetary category and Mark Orelue (The Lark, right), winner of the Most Wins category, pose with Andre Fraser (left), newly appointed exceutive director for Capital Betting and Wagering Limited and Bianca Chang, director at Capital Betting and... Read More

Pollard cameo hands Multans winning start

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies star Kieron Pollard produced a cameo as Multan Sultans raised the curtain on the latest edition of the Pakistan Super League with a seven-wicket victory over Darren Sammy's Peshawar Zalmi, here on Thursday. Read More

Russell hails KKR's commitment during ban

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — All-rounder Andre Russell has praised Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for providing the assurances which kept him focused during his one-year ban from the sport. Read More

Knights slay Jaguars in Western Conference basketball

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights stunned defending champions Granville Jaguars, scoring a nail-biting one-point (68-67) win in their first round National Basketball League-Western Conference game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

KSAFA Super, Major leagues on this weekend

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Magnum Super and Major Leagues will return to action today and tomorrow.All matches are scheduled to be played starting at 3:00 pm. Read More

Windies A target 3-nil sweep

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — West Indies A Captain Kieran Powell says his team is going for a three-nil sweep when they square off against England Lions in the third and final unofficial Test at Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua, starting Sunday afternoon.West Indies A won the... Read More

#GibsonRelays2018: Calabar a no show

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Rumours of an impending ‘boycott’ of the 42nd Gibson/McCook Relays seem to have been confirmed as six time defending boys national champions Calabar High have not shown for any of the events so far.At the end of the qualifying rounds of the high... Read More

#GibsonRelays2018: St Jago boys lead 4x400m

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — St Jago High boys lead the qualifiers in the high school 4x400m relays as the 42nd Gibson/McCook Relays got underway at the national stadium today.St Jago won their heat in 3 minutes 12.16 seconds and lead defending champions Kingston College 3:12.72 seconds... Read More



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