Sport

Jamaican Gustard to umpire in English County games

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Regional umpire Patrick Gustard is set to stand in matches during the ongoing English County Championship as part of the umpire’s exchange programme between the West Indies Cricket Board and the England and Wales Cricket Board. Read More

Campbell-Brown, Facey 4th and 5th in Prefontaine 100m

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown and Simone Facey finished fourth and fifth in season’s bests of 11.00 and 11.13 (2.1 mps) seconds respectively in the 100 metres at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregan, USA. Read More

Janieve Russell finishes 8th in Prefontaine Classic 400mh

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Janieve Russell strolled home in eighth and last position in 56.21 seconds in the women’s 400m hurdles event at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregan, USA.Russell, who had a season’s best of... Read More

Quinella for Jamaica in men's sprint hurdles

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Olympic champion Omar McLeod sped to a world leading 13.01 (0.9) to win the men's 110m hurdles and pulled fellow Jamaican Ronald Levy to a personal best in second with 13.10 at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregan, USA. Read More

'Bigga' appeal

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Former champions Arnett Gardens have booked their spot in the final of the Red Stripe Premier League, but it has come at a cost as captain Oneil Thompson will miss that game because of an accumulation of yellow cards.But head coach Jerome Waite told... Read More

Manchioneal striker Smith relishing Reggae Boyz call-up

Friday, May, 26 2017    

It is the second time that he is being called up to the Reggae Boyz squad and Manchioneal Community Club striker, Rondee Smith, is aiming to make full use of the opportunity this time around.The former Happy Grove High student has been a fixture on his team for... Read More

Sotomayor given the nod in Lotto Classic by a short margin

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 26 2017    

By 5:00 pm tomorrow, we will all know whether or not Fearless Samurai stays a distance of ground, whether or not Sotomayor can reproduce his juvenile form, or how good are Market Force and Henry The Second or any of the others.The Lotto Classic for the Governor... Read More

I don't have goals, Yohan Blake targets treble at London World Championships

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Yohan Blake, whose path to succeeding Usain Bolt as the world's fastest man was interrupted by injuries over the last few seasons, does not appear to be ready to wait for the mantle to be handed over.After running 9.93 seconds (0.4m/s) to win the 100m event at... Read More

France '98 reunion

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Former Reggae Boyz coach and France 1998 protagonist Brazilian Rene Simoes (second left) caught up with World Cup veterans Ian 'Pepe' Goodison (left) and Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner (nd right) on a recent visit to the island. Also sharing the occasion is Howard McIntosh, a key member of the... Read More

Drakes: It's an exciting line-up of players

Friday, May, 26 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies Women's head coach Vasbert Drakes said he was looking forward to the next month of preparation as he gets his side in gear for the ICC Women's World Cup starting next month in the United Kingdom. Read More

Clarke looks to rebound at JN Racers Grand Prix despite recent fall

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 26 2017    

 Despite tumbling to the floor at the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet last week, intercollegiate 100m champion Everton Clarke says he is still focused on the task at hand.Clarke, of GC... Read More

Market Force Trainer explains why he is going overweight

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Trainer Richard Azan said that everything has been going well for Market Force (Adore The Gold – You Can't Hide) heading into tomorrow's 10-furlong (2,000m) Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup.Azan has already saddled four winners in this... Read More

A now gelded Perfect Neighbour returns to form

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Perfect Neighbour, still looking fresh at seven, even after being gelded recently, was back to close to his best form in many moons when he scored impressively to win the Mark My Word Trophy feature on Labour Day.As if signalling a new burst in his already... Read More

Kingston Wharves chisel out hard-fought win over Sagicor

Friday, May, 26 2017    

It was anticipated to be a stroll in the park for Kingston Wharves, but the defending champions had to fight every inch of the way to defeat newcomers Sagicor Jamaica 61-58 in the first round of the 2017 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston & St Andrew Region/Wray... Read More

Young claims victory over bloodied Lewis as Team Canada surges in Contender Series

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Ryan Young smashed Ramel Lewis' face into bloodied submission to give Team Canada a 5-3 lead on Team Jamaica going into the second stage of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium in Kingston on Wednesday night. Read More



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