Gold medallist Watson admits to failure to execute race plan

Monday, July, 24 2017    

PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Antonio Watson and his coach Machel Woolery took their time to prepare his race plan for the boys 400m final at the recent final staging of the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, but when the 16-year-old stepped up to the start line in... Read More

Lunar Rocket blasts off to win by over 11 lengths

Monday, July, 24 2017    

In a bold, front-running effort, the Joseph Thomas-trained Lunar Rocket turned the Restricted Allowance Eulitt Pitterson event into a possession, winning the six-furlong (1,200m) by a gaping 11 ... Read More

Two more silver medals as curtain comes down on Pan-Am Champs

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, July, 24 2017    

Jamaica added two more silver medals as the 19th Pan-American Under-20 track and field championships ended yesterday at the at Estadio Chan Chan in Trujillo, Peru, to finish with seven medals overall. Read More

JDF are Senior League champions

Monday, July, 24 2017    

Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) held their nerve to beat last season's champions Melbourne CC by four wickets in the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup final at Sabina Park. Read More


IAN BURNETT with the REGGAE BOYZ @ The Concacaf Gold Cup in the USA | Monday, July, 24 2017    

PASADENA, California — Kemar Lawrence struck an incredible 88th-minute free kick to knock defending champions Mexico out of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in their semi-final fixture here inside the Rose Bowl last night. Read More

Photo: Sweet revenge

Monday, July, 24 2017    

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz celebrate after defeating Mexico 1-0 in their semi-final match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, yesterday. Kemar Lawrence's 88th-minute strike ensured the Boyz set a final date with USA on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Anderson triple leads Jamaican sweep at Marquis Downs

Monday, July, 24 2017    

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (CMC) — Jockey Jodeien Anderson shone with a triple to lead a Jamaican domination of the seven-race card at Marquis Downs here Saturday. Read More

Yadram, Royal hand Young Windies opening win

Monday, July, 24 2017    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Bhaskar Yadram extended his fine of form with another half-century as West Indies Under-19s made a winning start to their three-match Youth One-Day International series against Zimbabwe Under-19s with a 39-run victory here yesterday. Read More

England edge India in Women's World Cup final

Monday, July, 24 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Anya Shrubsole bowled England to a dramatic nine-run win over India in the ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's yesterday. Read More

Dempsey milestone as US down Costa Rica to reach Gold Cup final

Monday, July, 24 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Clint Dempsey's milestone goal sealed the United States's 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Saturday, in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Dallas, Texas. Read More

England sink Spain to close in on quarters

Monday, July, 24 2017    

BREDA, Netherlands (AFP) — Fran Kirby and Jodie Taylor handed England a 2-0 win over Spain in a game marred by heavy rain in Breda yesterday, to make it back-to-back victories at the women's Euro tournament. Read More

Bolt, Thompson headline Jamaica's 59-member team to London World Champs

Monday, July, 24 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The incomparable Usain Bolt, Rio Olympic gold medallists, Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod along with defending hurdles champion Danielle Williams, head a list of 59 athletes consisting of 30 males and 29 females selected for the London World Championship between August... Read More

Grange congratulates Boyz, junior athletes and young cricketers

Monday, July, 24 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says even before the finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup football tournament currently being played in the United States, congratulations are in order for Jamaica's Reggae Boyz, who have now reached... Read More

12 medals predicted for Jamaica on return to London

BY ZAHEER E CLARKE Observer analyst | Sunday, July, 23 2017    

The return to London — like the return to the Bird's Nest in Beijing two years ago — for Jamaica's track and field stars seems promising. Read More

Undaunted and fearless

IAN BURNETT with the REGGAE BOYZ @ The Concacaf Gold Cup in the USA | Sunday, July, 23 2017    

LOS ANGELES, California — Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will look to create a major upset when they collide with defending champions Mexico at what is expected to be a partisan crowd at the famed Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, today. Read More


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