Elaine nips Shelly in world-leading 10.73 to cop 100m

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson brought the house down with a scintilating world-leading 10.73 clocking to win the 100m just ahead of two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who was second also in 10.73 at the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships at the... Read More

Windies hopes of semi-final berth hangs by a thread

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies enter today's day/night match against New Zealand at Old Trafford with hopes of squeezing into the ICC World Cup semi-finals hanging by a thread. Read More

Brazil, here we come!

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Spanish Town-based Spartan Elite were crowned champions of the Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five after defeating Pump House in sudden death at the national finals in Half-Way-Tree Square on Sunday. Read More

El Profesor takes field to class in top-rated Restricted Overnight Allowance

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, June, 22 2019    

After three runs of testing the pace of this class, the Patrick Lynch-conditioned El Profesor (Casual Trick –The Principal) should be cherry ripe to lead home rivals in the top-rated Restricted Overnight Allowance event that will highlight the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park... Read More

Holder says the time for talking is over

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies captain Jason Holder has pushed back on assertions his struggling team has lost semi-final ambitions after recent losses. Read More

Shaquille Lowe wins boys' U-20 long jump at Trials

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

S haquille Lowe won the Under-20 boys' long jump in the morning session on yesterday's second day of the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Junior Championships at the National Stadium with a wind-aided 7.33m (2.6m/s), having just two legal jumps, after fouling his opening... Read More



HOUSTON, Texas — Jamaica turned in a much improved second half, but just could not get a goal in their 0-0 draw with EL Salvador in the second game during the preliminary phase of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup tournament here inside BBVA Stadium yesterday. Read More

'LA' Lewis boldly declares: 'Big games are what I am made for'

BY IAN BURNETT Sport Editor | Saturday, June, 22 2019    

HOUSTON, Texas — “I am very satisfied right now.” That was the reaction of Andre “LA” Lewis when he spoke to the Jamaica Observer yesterday on his recent recall to the senior Reggae Boyz outfit and a... Read More

Windies skipper says livewire Russell doubtful for New Zealand clash

Sanjay Myers @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell, troubled by long-standing knee problems, is unlikely to face New Zealand at Old Trafford today, according to captain Jason Holder. Read More

Munro claim inaugural Flag Gridiron Football League

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Earlier this year the National Tackle Football Association (NTFA) and its partners launched the first-ever Flag Gridiron Football League in Jamaica.This saw an array of teams converging over western and central Jamaica playing and vying for the title of national champion. Read More

World Cup-bound Sunshine Girls get $1-m Red Stripe boost

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

As the 2019 Netball World Cup approaches, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls are gearing up for what could be their first championship win in the history of the competition. Read More

PHOTO: Head in the game

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Andre Virtue (right), Director of the Ballaz Football Academy, plays ball with young Javier D'Aguillar at the Our Sons event hosted by B3 Parenting. Looking on are (from left) Kurt Boothe managing director, MDS Ja. Ltd; Le'Shawn Salmon, nutrition advisor, Nestle Jamaica Ltd; Diahann... Read More

Ballaz Academy strikes balance between football and academics

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Members of Kingston-based Ballaz Academy were invited to an exclusive tour of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) after their impressive showing at the recently concluded Williamsburg Invitational Soccer Tournament in Virginia, USA. Read More

Captain urges teammates to focus on themselves and not the opponent

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies players have got to focus on themselves and not on other teams, says skipper Jason Holder, as the Caribbean men look to get back on track at the Cricket World Cup. Read More

'This is just the beginning!'

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Much was expected of Reggae Girlz striker Khadija "Bunny" Shaw heading into the Fifa Women's World Cup in France. Read More


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