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Knicks Go early favourite for Saturday's US$3-million Pegasus

Friday, January, 22 2021    

Knicks Go was installed Wednesday as the 5-2 morning-line favourite for the US$3-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational, which will be the 5-year-old's first outing since winning the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile in November. Read More

Runners and their chances in the Pegasus World Cup

Friday, January, 22 2021    

IN the first three runnings of the Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup, it was easy to pick the winner because they all had a victory in a Breeders' Cup race. Arrogate, Gun Runner and City of Light also had won other Grade 1 stakes in their careers heading into the rich race at Gulfstream... Read More

New Legacy Athletics track club aims to build on Jamaica's impressive tradition in sports

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 21 2021    

Jamaica's fourth professional track and field club, Legacy Athletics, effectively the professional arm of the Calabar High School track and field programme, was launched yesterday with much fanfare at the Jamaica Baptist Union Centre in Kingston and was described as... Read More

Late Constant Spring founder Danny Lyn hailed as faithful servant of football

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

The Jamaica Football Federation mourns today as football has lost a stalwart, the late Maurice “Danny” Lyn. Read More

Former Calabar star Dejour Russell eyes Olympic medal

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer writer | Thursday, January, 21 2021    

Former Calabar High School star Dejour Russell is hoping for an injury-free season, a spot on Jamaica's team in the 110m hurdles and hopefully culminating with an Olympic medal in the summer. Read More

Big demand for Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run despite COVID

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 21 2021    

There was a big demand for the continued staging of the 23rd Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run despite the coronavirus pandemic which forced the organisers to expand on the virtaul format that was partially introduced at last year's staging. Read More

Former western–based athletes shine at overseas college meets

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

MONTEGO BAY, ST JAMES - Former western-based athletes got their college indoor seasons off to a fast start last weekend with a series of outstanding performances, led by a NCAA leading triple jump by Owayne Owens of the University of Virginia on... Read More

BIG BOOST! - Rusea's High welcomes Myles, Heywood to track team

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 21 2021    

Despite planning to field a much reduced team in this year's high school track and field season, the Rusea's High team will be boosted by the addition of two talented athletes who have transferred to the Hanover-based institution. Read More


Thursday, January, 21 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Shakib Al Hasan claimed four wickets for eight runs in his international comeback to set up an easy six-wicket victory for Bangladesh over West Indies in the first One-Day International in Dhaka yesterday. Read More

PHOTO: Reward for Performance

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

With a haul of 26 trophies and 14 medals among them, the top performers in the 2020 Jamaica Rifle Association (JRA) Full Bore team members are (from left) Alex Clarke, Denis Lee, Jose Nunez and Dwayne Ford. They celebrated under COVID-19 protocols at the presentation ceremony on Saturday at the... Read More

Pogba fires Man Utd back to Premier League summit

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Paul Pogba produced a moment of magic as Manchester United came from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 and reclaim the Premier League lead yesterday, ending Manchester City's short stay at the top. Read More

England look to sweep Sri Lanka as India await

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Joe Root's England will look to sweep Sri Lanka in the second and final Test, starting tomorrow, as they prepare to face an India side buoyed by their sensational victory in Australia. Read More

Mitchell shines as red-hot Jazz down Pelicans

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a sixth-straight NBA victory on Tuesday, a 118-102 triumph over Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans. Read More

West Indies captain looks to India for inspiration in adversity

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — West Indies stand-in captain Jason Mohammed said he will draw inspiration from India's incredible Test win against Australia when his inexperienced side faces Bangladesh in three One-Day Internationals from today. Read More

Let the games resume!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver | Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Reggae Boyz Head Coach Theodore Whitmore has expressed concern about the lack of competitive football being played by local-based footballers in almost a year and has urged stakeholders to do whatever needs to be done to get the local Premier League... Read More


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