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Former pacer Davis honoured by Windies side

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

BRISTOL, England (CMC) — Former West Indies fast bowler Winston Davis was honoured by members of the current team during a special event staged on his behalf on Friday night. Read More

Willey aims to nail down England place against Windies

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

BRISTOL, United Kingdom (AFP) — David Willey accepts he could be bowling for his England career during the remaining matches of the one-day international series against West Indies. Read More

Gayle 'good to go' says Holder

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

BRISTOL, United Kingdom (AFP) — Chris Gayle is "good to go" for Sunday's third one-day international against England, according to West Indies captain Jason Holder. Read More

3 teams stay perfect in daCosta Cup

Friday, September, 22 2017    

Manchester High, Central High and Seaforth High extended their unbeaten run in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition with contrasting wins yesterday. Read More

Sinclair enthusiastic about JFF's financial prospects despite crippling $265-m debt

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 22 2017    

Garfield Sinclair, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) vice-president with responsibility for finance, says measures are being implemented to reduce the sporting body's crippling $265-million debt. Read More

Vauxhall top Tarrant to move second in Group D

Friday, September, 22 2017    

After losing their first game of the season at home, Vauxhall High School registered their second win of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup campaign on Tuesday, when they saw off Tarrant High 3-0, to move up to six points and into second spot on goal difference, in a very competitive Group... Read More

Local players for inaugural tennis series

Friday, September, 22 2017    

THE inaugural staging of the Quest Super Series Tennis Tournament is expected to feature several of Jamaica's top players. It is scheduled to begin this 3:00 pm afternoon and is to end on Sunday. Read More

US Travel Agents golf tees off today

Friday, September, 22 2017    

Approximately 80 golfers will participate in the 15th annual United States Travel Agents Golf Tournament which tees off today at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Ocho Rios. Read More

Windies wait on injured birthday boy Gayle

Friday, September, 22 2017    

NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies were left waiting to discover the full extent of Chris Gayle's hamstring injury after the star batsman spent part of his 38th birthday having scans in a Nottingham hospital yesterday. Read More

Uncertainty remains re JFF's Digicel, Romai sponsorship deals

Friday, September, 22 2017    

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has moved to extricate itself from blame following widespread chatter that its partnership with sponsors Romai and Digicel could both be at an end. Read More

Yadav hat-trick gives India big win in 2nd ODI

Friday, September, 22 2017    

KOLKATA, India (AFP) — Kuldeep Yadav's maiden hat-trick and a fluent 92 by Virat Kohli helped India cruise to a 50-run win over Australia in the second One-Day International in Kolkata yesterday. Read More

Was it 'good blood' or 'bad blood'?

Friday, September, 22 2017    

The disqualification of Goodbloodbadblood on Saturday set the cats among the pigeons as punters were divided in their views as to whether or not Gordon Lewis' charge should have been removed from the winner's position. Read More

Gut-fighter Superluminal takes home Kenneth Mattis Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 22 2017    

Much was expected from Superluminal , especially after his one-length victory over current Horse of the Year Seeking My Dream in the 2015 10-furlong (2,000m) test of the Jamaica St Leger, but a number... Read More

After two years in the saddle – the progress of the apprentices

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 22 2017    

In September of 2015, 17 apprentices completed their studies at the Jockeys' Training School and shortly thereafter officially started their careers as claiming appretices. Read More

Front Runner provides interesting clash

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 22 2017    

If the opinions of morning railbirds are to be trusted, then racegoers are in for a treat in this year's Front Runner Sprint. The Front Runner Sprint is sponsored by Nutramix Feeds and is run over five and a half furlongs – the longest two-year-old race of the season thus... Read More



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