Sport

Jamaica cop first CGA Four-Ball Championship

Monday, October, 14 2019    

Jamaica entered the Caribbean Golf Association Four-Ball Championships with high hopes of copping a first country championship, especially since they were fielding a full team for the first time. Read More

Flying high

Monday, October, 14 2019    

Defending champions Portmore United continued their resurgence with a 2-1 win over The University of the West Indies (UWI) FC at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Read More

Teenage star Gauff beats Ostapenko to win first WTA title

Monday, October, 14 2019    

LINZ, Austria (AFP) — Teenage prodigy Coco Gauff won her first Women's Tennis Association (WTA) title yesterday following a 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 victory over Jelena Ostapenko in the final in Linz that saw her hold her first trophy aloft aged 15. Read More

'Invincible' Medvedev thumps Zverev to win Shanghai

Monday, October, 14 2019    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Daniil Medvedev conceded that he had been “invincible” after he won his fourth title of a spectacular year with a thumping 6-4, 6-1 victory over Alexander Zverev in the Shanghai Masters final yesterday. Read More

Poland, Russia reach Euro 2020

Monday, October, 14 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Poland and Russia secured their places at Euro 2020 with victories over North Macedonia and Cyprus respectively yesterday, while Germany and the Netherlands boosted their hopes of reaching the finals. Read More

Yadav, Jadeja hand India record 11th-straight Test series win

Monday, October, 14 2019    

PUNE, India (AFP) — Umesh Yadav led an inspired bowling display yesterday as India thrashed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test to clinch a record 11th-straight series triumph at home. Read More

Bottas Japan win seals sixth world title double for Mercedes

Monday, October, 14 2019    

SUZUKA, Japan (AFP) — Valtteri Bottas jumped from third to first with an electric start to win the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Read More

My Sister upsets applecart to nab ‘Jolly Man’ Memorial Trophy

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Four-year-old roan filly My Sister, in a well-timed run, came off the pace to collar 1-5 favourite Mr Universe late and win the $1-million Vassell “Jolly Man” Najair Memorial Trophy feature by 1 ¾ lengths, at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Dinthill take place in daCosta Cup second round

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Former champions Dinthill Technical made the most of a second chance to qualify for the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCsta Cup football competition, beating Zone K winners McGrath High 1-0 to be among eight teams to booked spots yesterday. Read More

Cephas calls time as H'View coach

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Howard Cephas has quit as head coach of premier league side Harbour View FC after three months on the job. Read More

Molynes look to stretch streak to 7 wins

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Promoted Molynes United will look to continue their brilliant start to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football season when they travel to Harbour View FC, hunting their seventh-straight win.Start time is set for 7:00 pm. Read More

Job done

BY IAN BURNETT Sport editor | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Jamaica produced a workmanlike performance to score a 2-0 victory over Aruba in Concacaf Nations League Group C of League B action, inside National Stadium last evening. Read More

India take big lead despite South Africa fight

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

PUNE, India (AFP) — South Africa's Keshav Maharaj battled through pain and held back from hitting out as he resisted India's drive for a decisive win in the second Test yesterday. Read More

Italy clinch place at Euro 2020

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Italy became the second team to qualify for Euro 2020 after a 2-0 win over Greece on Saturday, while three-time champions Spain edged closer to the finals despite conceding a stoppage-time equaliser away to Norway. Read More

Mistakes prove costly as Mexico crush Bermuda 5-1

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Bermuda captain Danté Leverock lamented errors after his side were handed a 5-1 thrashing by regional powerhouses Mexico in the Concacaf Nations League at the here Friday night. Read More



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