Sport

Champs Scotiabank 'A' to face bubbly ATL in netball final

Thursday, July, 27 2017    

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank 'A' held off National Housing Trust (NHT) 'A' to come out with a narrow and exciting 20-18 win in the 2017 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Group 'B' play-off at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday night. Read More

Grand finale!

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Sakima Mullings could become a two-time winner of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender boxing series when he goes up against tough Canadian gloveman Phil Rose for the junior middleweight title, on a three-fight card, at the Mico University College grounds today, at 8:30... Read More

Jamaica seek maiden Gold Cup title against mighty hosts USA

IAN BURNETT with the REGGAE BOYZ @ The CONCACAF Gold Cup in the USA | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SAN JOSE, United States – Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will attempt another shot at football glory when they oppose the United States of America in the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament final inside Levi's Stadium here at 6:30 pm (8:30 pm Jamaica time)... Read More

Bolt, Thompson headline Ja team to London 2017

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) believe they have selected a well-rounded team that will do the country proud at the London World Championship between August 4 and 13. Read More

Army strong

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Damion Grey, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) captain, said the cricket structure within the army is a major reason for their dominance in the top flight, two-day club competition in recent years. Read More

Passing the torch

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

After 39 years as chairman of Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), Dr Carlton Davis has retired and has handed the baton to Professor Aldrick “Allie” McNab, the first volunteer at SOJ. Read More

Final hurdle for Reggae Boyz saviour Blake

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SAN JOSE, United States – It would not be an understatement to say that Jamaica's fate in today's CONCACAF Gold Cup final rests in Andre Blake's hands. Read More

Photo: Reach for glory

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Jamaica's goalkeeper Andre Blake (right) claims a ball while teammates Alvas Powell (left) and Damion Lowe look on during the CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final at the Rose Bowl Stadium, in Pasadena, California, on Sunday. The Reggae Boyz face United States in today's final. (Photo:... Read More

Resolute Boyz chase Gold Cup history

BY IAN BURNETT Sport Editor | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SAN JOSE, California – We are in it to win it!That's the aim of the Reggae Boyz as they prepare to face the United States of America in today's CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament final inside Levi's Stadium at 6:30 pm (8:30 pm Jamaica time). Read More

James not up for JFF challenge; slaps current structure

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Former president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Tony James has ruled himself out of the reckoning for the top spot unless the current structure of football is changed. Read More

Taylor falls again in ICC rankings

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies Women's captain, Stafanie Taylor, has continued her slide in the international rankings, as the fallout continues from her side's wretched outing at the recent ICC Women's World Cup in England. Read More

#GoldCup2017: USA beat Jamaica 2-1 to win sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SANTA CLARA, United States (AP) — Jordan Morris scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Read More

#GoldCup2017: US lead 1-0 as Jamaica lose goalkeeper Andre Blake

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

SANTA CLARA, California — The United States of America led Jamaica 1-0 at the half time interval in their CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament final here inside Levi's Stadium. Read More

Cricket West Indies congratulates UWI on faculty of sport

Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies (CWI) has congratulated the University of West Indies on being “innovative and cutting-edge in its academic development” with the official addition of a Faculty of Sport. Read More



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