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Blake to debut at SW Isaac-Henry Invitational today

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

The ninth staging of the Ben Francis Invitational and the fifth edition of the SW Isaac-Henry Invitational meets will be staged today at Vere Technical High School and the National Stadium, respectively. Read More

Shericka Jackson to be honoured at Ben Francis Invitational

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

Vere Technical High, the school that has produced the most Jamaican Olympians, will host the ninth staging of the GraceKennedy/Ben Francis Invitational on their school grounds today, starting at 8:30 am. Read More

Rusea's Donaldson promises a discus special for Champs

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — After setting the record in the discus throw Class One at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Girls Western Champs eliminations at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea on Thursday, Rusea's High's Shamella Donaldson has set her sights on ending... Read More

Money Magnet the pull in Eileen Cligott Mem Trophy feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

FIVE-year-old chestnut mare Money Magnet seeks her second consecutive trophy win in as many starts when she takes on four rivals in the running of $1.3 million Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Lilliput Rovers rebound to beat Seba 1-0

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lilliput Rovers rebounded from their first loss to beat Seba FC 1-0 at the UDC Field on Wednesday and take over sole leadership of Zone One of the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Major League.Lilliput Rovers were outscored 3-2 by... Read More

2-straight for Mt Alvernia in girls basketball

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

BROWN'S TOWN, St Ann — Former champions Mt Alvernia High School won their second game in a row to take over the lead of the ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball competition after a big 67-4 victory over newcomers York Castle High in Brown's Town on... Read More

IT'S ON! - Digicel Western Champs end today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — A battle royal is expected today with defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and Petersfield High battling for the boys' section of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships at the St... Read More

Kevin Decaux is new Technical Director of handball

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

Kevin Decaux was introduced as the new technical director of handball by the Jamaica Handball Federation (JHF) at a press conference at the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) head office on Thursday. Read More

Champions UWI look to rebound versus St Thomas

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

After surrendering first innings points to St Ann CA in last week's drawn season opener, reigning champions University of the West Indies will look to rebound against early Zone A leaders St Thomas CA in the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup competition. Read More

'We'll need patience to beat Sri Lanka', says South Africa paceman

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

DURBAN, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa made three crucial breakthroughs before the close but will need patience to complete a victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka, fast bowler Duanne Olivier said yesterday. Read More

Chase moves up batting charts, Roach on verge of top 10

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Roston Chase's fifth Test hundred has seen him make a significant rise in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings. Read More

Pelicans lose Davis, but cool red-hot Thunder

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Julius Randle finished with 33 points and 11 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans overcame another triple double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday. Read More

PHOTO: It's on!

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

(From left) Conroy Jones of STETHS wins the Class One 100m semi-finals on Tuesday ahead of Cornwall College's Ackeem Gordon and Petersfield High's Xavya Morgan. The three are expected to feature in the medals in the sprint double at the COCAA/Digicel Western Champs finals at the St Elizabeth... Read More

England, India tours set to boost CWI after financially 'horrible' 2018

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) is bracing for a huge financial windfall from the ongoing England tour and the upcoming home series against India, as the cash-strapped organisation hopes to make up for a disastrous 2018 when they lost an estimated US$20... Read More

St Thomas crush Police in Senior Cup cricket

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

St Thomas Parish made a winning start to the 2019 Senior Cup cricket competition by defeating Police by eight wickets at Elletson Road Sports Complex on Sunday in a low-scoring encounter. Read More



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