Sport

PMBL/BREDS basketball camp impacting lives

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 21 2019    

It started out as a small event aimed at impacting the lives of children within the Treasure Beach region of St Elizabeth, but the Philadelphia Men's Basketball League (PMBL)/BREDS basketball camp has since grown beyond its borders. Read More

Smith's decision to miss third Ashes Test a 'no-brainer', says Langer

Wednesday, August, 21 2019    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday, after suffering concussion — a decision which c oach Justin Langer said was a... Read More

Kennar Lewis replaces Xavier Marshall in Tallawahs team

Wednesday, August, 21 2019    

The Jamaica Tallawahs have announced Kennar Lewis as a temporary replacement for USA player Xavier Marshall, who will be unavailable until September 14 due to international commitments. Read More

Early end of season for Woods doesn't take away from Masters

Wednesday, August, 21 2019    

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — For the fifth time in the last six years, August on the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) Tour means no more Tiger Woods for the rest of the season. Only now he's healthy. Read More

Samuda urges Para PanAm team to be 'exemplary brand ambassadors'

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA), Christopher Samuda, urged Jamaica's athletes to be “exemplary brand ambassadors” as they participate at the 2019 Lima Para Pan American Games. Read More

St Mary, St Ann to contest All-Island Limited Overs Championship final

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Two rural teams will contest the final of the JCA All-Island Limited Overs Championship on Saturday at Chedwin Park. Action gets underway at 10:00. Read More

A 'Sunrise' gain of $2,095,658

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

One punter went home on Saturday last (August 17) with a hefty payout of $2,095,658.The punter in question correctly selected the six winners (races 2-7) in the exotic Sunrise-6 wager. Read More

Holder retains all-rounder top spot ahead of Antigua Test

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies captain Jason Holder has retained his all-rounder top-ranking ahead of Thursday's start of the two-Test series against India in Antigua. Read More

Young champs

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

The Under-12 football team from Jamaica which recently won the Milo Champions Cup in Barcelona, Spain, was serenaded at a reception hosted by Nestle at its headquarters on Thursday. Read More

Jamaica Junior swimmers secure 65 medals at Goodwill Meet in Suriname

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Jamaica's junior swim team achieved a dizzying medal haul of 65 medals at the 25th Goodwill Swim Meet in Suriname — an improvement of 33 medals over the 32 won at last year's 24th edition of the Goodwill Swim Meet, in Barbados. Read More

Records and milestones at Caymanas Park over 60 years

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

As the racing community prepares to celebrate 60 years of horse racing at Caymanas Park on Saturday next (August 24), The Supreme Racing Guide reminds readers of some of the records and major milestones achieved at the home of racing in Jamaica.  Read More

60 years at the Park

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Promoting company of horse racing in Jamaica, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) is putting together the final touches of their plan to celebrate, the 60th anniversary of horse racing at Caymanas Park. The 60th anniversary race day is set for Saturday next, August... Read More

St Catherine beat Norman Manley to reach Summer Challenge semis

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

ST CATHERINE High defeated Norman Manley High 35-26 to advance to the semi-finals of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Summer Challenge Cup netball competition at the Leila Robinson Courts last Thursday. Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2019

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Change of equipment does it for Emerald Star, Uncle Vernon Read More

Quarter-final clashes in Kingston Wharves Under-15 Cricket

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

A major change that was announced at the launch of this year's Kingston Wharves Under-15 Cricket Competition was the addition of a quarter-final round of matches, which will be played today at four venues across the island. Read More



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