Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant. Read more


STETHS hunt double titles in rural area football

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will be hunting double titles today when they participate in both finals of the ISSA Rural Area Under-14 and Under-16 football competitions at Manchester High School in Mandeville. Read More

St Lucia races into history with US$150,000 Pitons Cup

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, December, 13 2019    

The Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club today (December 13) kicks off an ambitious effort to bring international horse racing to the Caribbean island with a five-race programme today (December 13) featuring the US$150,000 Pitons Cup. Read More

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Man United on a high, as Man City seek revival

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, December, 13 2019    

After putting their noisy neighbours, Manchester City, in their place with an emphatic win last weekend, Manchester United welcome Mersey side team, Everton, to the “Theatre of Dreams” looking to keep their momentum going. Read More

Leonard rings victory bell in emotional return to Toronto

Friday, December, 13 2019    

LOS ANGLES, United States (AFP) – Kawhi Leonard finished with a team-high 23 points in an emotional return to Toronto as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the reigning NBA champion Raptors 112-92 on Wednesday night. Read More

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE – Big teams have easy weekend assignments

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, December, 13 2019    

We are well into the home stretch of the NFL regular season and the cream has already risen to the top. Read More

New SportsMax streaming app hits target with schoolboy football season

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

Oraine Godfrey, SportsMax's h ead of digital media, thought their schoolboy football SportsMax app was a resounding success with soaring viewership. Read More

Sixes galore as India clinch T20 series win over Windies

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Skipper Virat Kohli led the sixes charge with seven hits over the fence to set up India's series-clinching 67-run win over the West Indies in the third Twenty20 International yesterday. Read More

Coopers Pen surprise Sandals South Coast in Super League

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — Promoted Coopers Pen FC surprised former champions Sandals South Coast by winning their Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/ Charley's JB Rum Super League opening game 2-0 at Crocs Lawn in Whitehouse, Westmoreland, on... Read More

All set for 52nd Alacran Jamaica open to tee off

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

TRYALL, Hanover — There is a buzz of anticipation as the 52nd Alacran Jamaica Open gets under way at Tryall Club in Sandy Bay, Hanover, for the first time with a field of just under 100 golfers, including more than 70 overseas professionals taking part in the three-day, 54-hole... Read More

Cornwall College advance to ISSA Rural Area U-14 final

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

Cornwall College qualified for the ISSA Rural Area Under-14 football final for the third time in the last four seasons and will meet St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) in the final to be played at Manchester High in Mandeville tomorrow. In Tuesday's semi-final, Cornwall College beat Vere... Read More

North-West Manchester Night Football League continues today

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

The inaugural staging of the Mikael Phillips North-West Manchester Night Football League continues today with three games on match day four at Greenvale Community Centre beginning at 5:45 pm. Read More

TG blank Molynes

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

FORMER champions Tivoli Gardens continued their climb away from the relegation zone with a 2-0 win over a Molynes United outfit in dire straits at Edward Seaga Sports Complex yesterday. Read More

Blatter happy to testify in France on Qatar World Cup

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

ZURICH, Switzerland (AFP) — Sepp Blatter, the former president of Fifa, told AFP yesterday that he had opposed awarding the 2020 World Cup to Qatar, but that he has a “clear conscience”. Read More

Fifa chief Infantino denies backing breakaway super league

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — Fifa has not given its backing to reported plans for a closed European super league, its president Gianni Infantino said yesterday. Read More

Fifa to take legal action to recover 2 million Swiss francs from Platini

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — Fifa is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini to return two million Swiss francs ($2 million, 1.84 million euros) he received during Sepp Blatter's reign at world football's governing body. Read More


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