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Upsetter blows in

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

On a calm and sunny day at the Caymanas Park racetrack on Saturday (January 18), a destructive storm suddenly blew in to shatter most of the exotic wagers offered on the day. Read More

National High School Rugby League Championships begin

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

The National High School Under-14 and Under-16 Rugby League Championships kick off in earnest today, joined by the historic first season of a girls' league. Read More

Reggae Girlz Coach Busby looks to gather momentum with Costa Rica friendly

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

As senior Reggae Girlz Head Coach Hubert Busby and his team try to play catch up in their preparations ahead of the Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifiers, they will be hoping to gather some momentum from a friendly contest against Costa Rica... Read More

Racing news for Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

Devine Lexie opens her account Read More

Simmons fireworks earns Windies share of series

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Lendl Simmons flirted with a maiden Twenty20 International hundred as West Indies crushed Ireland by nine wickets, in the final match here Sunday night, to earn a share of the three-match series. Read More

Forever 'Young'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young became the first West Indian and only the fourth player of all time to hit a half-century and take five wickets at an ICC Under-19 World Cup, as a clinical West Indies trounced England by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern... Read More

Saffie Joseph Jr – Bajan trainer making his mark at Gulfstream Park

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

The son and grandson of successful trainers in his home nation, the Caribbean island Barbados, Saffie Joseph Jr had always wanted to follow in their footsteps. Read More

Faulkland swamp George's Plain 8-1 in Super League

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — Defending champions Faulkland FC sent a strong message that they will be hard to replace as the kings of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League, after hammering promoted George's Plain FC 8-1 in their... Read More

Photo: FOREVER 'YOUNG'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

West Indies all-rounder and Man of the Match Nyeem Young hits the ball towards the boundary as England wicketkeeper Jordan Cox reacts during the ICC Under-19 WorldCup match in Kimberley South Africa, yesterday. West Indies won by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern. (Photo:... Read More

Racing Snaps for Saturday, January 18, 2020 (part 2)

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

As is always the case, trainer Stanley Finday (right) gets his point across — this time to colleague conditioner Michael Hall.Putting heads together in the quest to find a winner at a good price. Read More

Green backs Scorpions to eradicate first-innings blues

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

PACE bowler Derval Green is convinced that Jamaica Scorpions will eradicate the first-innings woes which left them in desperate positions before recovering in the opening two rounds of the regional four-day cricket tournament. Read More

Racing Snaps for Saturday, January 18, 2020 (part 1)

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

Going through the racing sheet in search of the winners (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Trainer Gresford Smith (second left) poses with the connections of Miss In Kiss in the winners' enclosure. The jockey is Omar Walker. Read More

Photo: A LONELY WALK

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

Jockey Robert Halledeen makes the lonely walk to scales after falling from his mount Dracarys in Saturday's third race. Luckily Halledeen was not hurt and continued to ride on the day. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

Massive response to US$20-million Saudi Cup – 140 horses provisionally entered

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

Stakes nominations for the US$20-million Saudi Cup February 29 and the supporting programme in Saudi Arabia were released on Tuesday (January 14), topped by 32 group or Grade 1 winners for the signature race — the richest in the world. More than 140 horses were initially entered... Read More

US Report: Vets missed chances involving Breeders' Cup fatality

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the death of Mongolian Groom in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita says veterinarians missed opportunities to remove the gelding from the US$6-million race because of time constraints or deficiencies in the... Read More



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