Sport

Sprinter Andre Ewers comes of age

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

FOLLOWING his breakout year, in which he became Jamaica's fastest man, Andre Ewers will skip the JAAA National Senior Championships this week with the view of exploding on the local scene next year in time for the World Championships in Qatar. Read More

Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Daren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia yesterday. Read More

Tunisia 'Kaned'!

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Volgograd , Russia (AFP) — Harry Kane grabbed a dramatic late winner for England yesterday, powering home a header in injury time of their World Cup opener after Belgium had earlier swept past Panama. Read More

VAR penalty gives Sweden narrow win over South Korea

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (AFP) — Sweden coach Janne Andersson said his side's decisive penalty in their opening match against South Korea yesterday was so obvious there was no need for the use of VAR. Read More

Dunbeholden, Barbican, Mount Pleasant in tense battle for two Premier League places

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

As the Magnum/Charley's JB Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Premier League Play-off enters the final stages, leaders Dunbeholden are now in survival mode, while Mount Pleasant FC are keen on playing catch-up with qualification to the upcoming season of the Premier League on the... Read More

Delveland PYC capture Westmoreland FA Major League crown

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — Delveland PYC won their first Westmoreland Football Association Dujon Construction Major League title after beating Golden Touch FC 1-0 in extra time in the final played at Llandilo playfield last Wednesday. Read More

Super Star YC meet Esher FC in Hanover FA semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Super Star YC and Esher FC will meet in the first semi-final of the Hanover Football Association Island Lux Beach Park/Negril and MP Ian Hayles Western Hanover/CDF Hanover FA Knock-Out Competition at Watson Taylor Park in Lucea today at 3:00... Read More

Lewandowski v Mane as Poland brace for Senegal test

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Moscow , Russia (AFP) — Robert Lewandowski and Sadio Mane face off in a mouth-watering World Cup shootout between two of European football's most lethal forwards today as Poland take on Senegal. Read More

Catherine Hall All-stars look to improve in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-stars will be seeking to take over third place in the points table of the Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League (EBL) with a second win over Cornwall Courts Chargers as the second round of games tip off today at the... Read More

JAMALCO, Liguanea, Maxfield 'B' are Netball Jamaica Divisional Leagues champions

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

JAMALCO, Liguanea, and Maxfield 'B' crowned themselves 2018 Netball Jamaica (NJ) Divisional Leagues champions by winning their respective finals at the Leila Robinson Courts on Sunday. Read More

RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS...

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

RARE WINNERS FOR DANCEL, LEO MILLERThey don't really get enough rides to showcase their skills but whenever jockeys Ansley Dancel and Leo Miller get the live mounts, they tend to make good use of them. Read More

Boom Jamaica Derby getting close

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

There are only two weeks left before the 98th running of the Boom Jamaica Derby on Saturday, June 30, and connections of the contenders are busy putting in the necessary work and dealing with all the issues required to ready a Derby winner. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday June 16, 2018

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

RACE -1- $180,000 CLAIMING (3YOS&UPW ARDS) 1820METRES/9FURS.+25YARDS  Read More

Making a favourable jig on debut

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Quantum Dancer (Anthony Thomas), a late maturing filly made a more than favourable winning debut in a native-bred three-year-old maiden special weight Division I event — fillies only — at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

Mexico face FIFA action over 'homophobic' chants

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — FIFA said yesterday it had opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after supporters allegedly shouted a homophobic slur during the World Cup match against Germany. Read More



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