Sport

Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group after Salazar ban

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Nike said yesterday it was shutting down its Oregon Project distance-running group that has produced a host of world and Olympic gold medals after top Coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping. Read More

Maggotty stay alive in daCosta Cup

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Maggotty High kept their hopes of advancing from the first round alive after scoring a 2-1 win over Lacovia High in their rescheduled ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone E game at Appleton Sports Club yesterday. Read More

Charlemont principal promises rebound after d'Cup heartbreak

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Charlemont High principal Garth Gayle says the school will rebound from being knocked out of the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition after being docked six points for the use of an ineligible player in two Zone K games against Dinthill... Read More

Brown's Town let it slip against Marcus Garvey

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Brown's Town High let slip the chance to consolidate their position at the top of the standings of Zone I when they were held to a 0-0 draw by Marcus Garvey Technical in the ISSA/Wata DaCosta Cup match at Drax Hall on Wednesday. Read More

Good start to Jamaica's CGA Four-Ball Championship

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Jamaica recorded a good start to the Caribbean Golf Association (CGA) Four-Ball Championship after ending in second position behind Puerto Rico yesterday. Puerto Rico (22 points) were just ahead of Jamaica with 21 points. Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Sunday, October 6, 2019

Friday, October, 11 2019    

The first hour of day two of the Super Weekend of racing was owned by breeder/owner/trainer Carl Anderson when Mrs. Awesome (Kiaman McGregor) was never headed in the opening event and Jamaican Storm (Shane Ellis) had the luxury of only having to come off the bridle 200 metres out to land... Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Dane Nelson continues winning form in Canada  Read More

St Catherine FA aspirant Walker- Brown promises good governance

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Elaine Walker-Brown says she is expecting full sponsorship for all competitions while using the skills within the team she has assembled in the race for president, to assist the clubs to get grants, if given the chance to lead the St Catherine Football Association... Read More

She has never let me down – DaCostath

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Following impressive wins by stable companions She's A Maneater and Stranger Danger in the iCool Juice Drink Superstakes and Lyrix Soft Drink Invitational Mile, respectively, on Sunday, trainer Wayne DaCosta acknowledged the quality of both horses, but reserved a special place in his... Read More

DaCosta, Nunes hold strong hands in Diamond Mile

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Leading trainers Anthony Nunes and Wayne DaCosta have accounted for 75 per cent of the top 16 horses eligible for the 2019 edition of the Diamond Mile set for November 9. Read More

Seeking My Dream — winner of the first two Diamond Mile races

Friday, October, 11 2019    

The first staging of the US$115,000 Diamond Mile took place at Caymanas Park in 2015. The first winner of the Graded Stakes event for three-year-olds and upward was Seeking My Dream ( Seeking The Glory –... Read More

'Coach's dream'

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy sport editor | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore has given the Concacaf Nations League (CNL) yet another ringing endorsement on the eve of his team's twin assignments against Aruba.Jamaica will seek to continue their dominance in Group C of League B of... Read More

UWI, Waterhouse register big wins in women's football

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

DEFENDING champions Waterhouse FC, led by a hat-trick of goals from Davia Richards, carved out an 8-0 drubbing of Royal Lakes FC as the return round of the 2019 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Lascelles Employees and Partners Co-operative Credit Union Women's Premier League continued... Read More

ATL shock Scotiabank in Senior League netball

Friday, October, 11 2019    

APPLIANCE Traders Limited (ATL) A created a major upset by defeating many-time champions Scotiabank 62-54 in the 2019 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Senior A League play-off at Leila Robinson Courts two Saturdays ago. Read More

Stranger Danger blows away opposition in Invitational Mile

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Thoroughbred racing has seen many a star and one of latest and brightest is four-year-old dark bay American-bred colt Stranger Danger . Read More



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