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Tough England series will be learning curve, warns chief selector

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Chief selector Courtney Browne has warned that West Indies should brace for a difficult tour of England this summer but says the young regional side should use the experience as a learning curve in building for the future.West... Read More

Man Utd beat Ajax to win emotional Europa League

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AFP) — Paul Pogba propelled Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax on Wednesday in a Europa League final rendered heavy with emotion by this week's terror attack in Manchester.A night that began with a moment of silence, then... Read More

Thompson headlines Paris Diamond League

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) – Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will headline the Paris Diamond League meet on July 1, organisers said Monday.Renaud Lavillenie, Kevin Mayer, Christophe Lemaitre and Dimitri Bascou, who won medals for France... Read More

Hyde seeks

BY PAUL REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

Two-time IAAF World Under-20 champion Jaheel Hyde could hardly have asked for a better start to his 2017 season after he ran a personal best 48.52 seconds for the runner-up spot behind the British Virgin Islands' Kyron McMaster, in the men's 400m hurdles at the 14th Jamaica... Read More

'Caan't' get over Germaine!

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

GRANGE HILL, Portland — Great Britain's senior athletic coach Alex “Fuzz” Caan says Jamaican-born Germaine Mason's passing is a great loss to not only track and field, but to humanity.“It's a great loss to sports, its a... Read More

Lotto Classic — the 'poor man's Derby'

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) in conjunction with its wholly owned subsidary, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), yesterday announced its 16th year of sponsorship for the 21st annual Lotto Classic race day, scheduled for May 27 at Caymanas... Read More

Two world-leading times, nine meet records fire up JII meet

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

The 14th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational meet last Saturday produced two world-leading times, nine meet records and a Jamaican national record in the men's 3,000m by Kemoy Campbell.Jamaica's darling on the track Elaine Thompson... Read More

Harwood seeks to inspire younger Sunshine Girls

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

In a young team, there's nothing like a big player stepping up their game.Age 22 is still young for a senior national team sport.However, Thristina Harwood, by virtue of her quality, world level... Read More

'Bring Back The Love' charity football match on today

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

The Annual “Bring Back The Love” After Labour Day charity football match will take place today at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex at 5:00 pm.The event, hosted by masters and celebrities group, will see proceeds... Read More

Major clash looms in Lotto Sprint

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

 The top sprinters in the land, led by the rejuvenated Campesino, converge for a big showdown on Saturday in the rich Lotto Sprint, which is the co-feature on the Lotto Classic race day. The Lotto... Read More

Perfect Neighbour to have a say in Mark My Word

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

Two trophy races highlight today's Labour Day racing programme at Caymanas Park, with the Mark My Word Trophy the principal feature. The secondary feature falls to the Labour Trophy.The Mark My Word Trophy, an Open Allowance... Read More

Photos: Farewell Germaine!

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

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All Stars, Galaxy book final berths in SportsMax Elite League

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

KINGSTON and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) All Stars and Clarendon Galaxy will meet in the final of the inaugural Jamaica Football Federation/SportsMax Elite League after defeating St Catherine Saints and Westmoreland Warriors, respectively, in semi-final matches on... Read More

Photo: Usain's pain

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

Olympic and World sprint double champion Usain Bolt wipes tears from his face as he grieved at the funeral service of late friend Germaine Mason at Hagley Park Road Seventh- Day Adventist Church on Sunday. Bolt was among other Olympians, friends and well-wishers who gathered to bid a... Read More

Jamaican jiu-jitsu fighters shine at Spartan Championships

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

The outstanding Kasrie “Bulldog” Cassells continued his dominance inside the cage, as he led a strong showing by Jamaica's small contingent of jiu-jitsu fighters at the recently concluded Spartan Fighting Championships in the Dominican Republic. Read More



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