Sport

Goal-scorer Solaun hopes Girlz's World Cup exploits a game-changer

Friday, June, 21 2019    

While relishing the historic feat of being the first Jamaican to score at a Fifa Women's World Cup, Havana Solaun is hoping the achievement will bring more attention to the Reggae Girlz programme. Read More

Texas heat

IAN BURNETT SPORT EDITOR WITH THE REGGAE BOYZ IN HOUSTON, TEXAS | Friday, June, 21 2019    

HOUSTON, Texas — Jamaica's senior men's football team, the Reggae Boyz, will look to consolidate their place atop their group when they oppose joint leaders El Salvador in the opening game of today's double-header inside BBVA Stadium here at 6:00 pm. Read More

Observer comes to life, beat Seprod in domino tourney

Friday, June, 21 2019    

Jamaica Observer came from behind to beat 2013 champions Seprod 108-101 in the seventh round in their Division One cross-zone contest of the 2019 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston & St Andrew Region Business House last Friday. Read More

The Awards for Saturday, June 15, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

IN terms of competitiveness, Dunrobin appreciated the less exacting nature of this field and after a brief early battle led 800 metres out and outsprinted rivals by four-and-a-half lengths in the earliest race of the afternoon. Read More

It's one-two-three for Michros again

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

THE Gary Subratie-conditioned American-bred three-year-old bay filly She's An Introvert made a successful debut on local soil with an emphatic win of the Phillip Feanny Restricted Allowance event on Saturday. Read More

The 'Sergeant' moves up a rank

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

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TOUGH OVERNIGHT — EL PROFESOR GIVEN THE NOD

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 21 2019    

THE Valbert Marlowe Memorial Cup is the lone trophy race on tomorrow's 10-race programme but for sure, the attention of racegoers is going to surround the top-rated Restricted Overnight Allowance going over 7 ˝ furlongs (1,500m). Read More

Richard Mairs scores four in Winnipeg, Canada

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 21 2019    

 JAMAICAN jockey Richard Mairs teamed up with trainer Tom Gardipy Jr to win four races on the seven-race programme at the Assiniboia Downs racetrack in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Cananda on Sunday last. Read More

Racing is all about entertainment for me — Don Wehby

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

FOLLOWING Hilly's Halo expected win on Saturday in the $1.25 million Thoroughbred Racing Hall-of-Fame Stakes Trophy feature, owner Don Webhy Jr of Oakridge Farms believes his four-year-old chestnut filly can continue her progress to be competitive at... Read More

Winning the Derby as perennial as the grass — Charles Hussey

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

FOUR-time champion jockey Charles “Bogleman” Hussey has the unique distinction of winning three Derbies, two in Jamaica and one in Trinidad and Tobago. Read More

The 'Canterman' wants to win a fifth Derby

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

VETERAN and former two-time champion jockey Shane “Canterman” Ellis is one of the most successful riders ever to take part in the 98 history of the Jamaica Derby with four victories in the Blue Riband event so far in his 23-year riding career. Read More

Concacaf D Licence Course ends at Burrell Centre today

Friday, June, 21 2019    

The inaugural Concacaf D Licence Course for primary school coaches ends today at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence. Read More

Messi rescues Argentina as Paraguay pay penalty

Friday, June, 21 2019    

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AFP) — A Lionel Messi penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay on Wednesday as the two-time world champions once again struggled at the Copa America. Read More

Domino preaches love, unites communities in St Ann

Friday, June, 21 2019    

The National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB), as it continues its thrust to use the sport in nation-building efforts, has forged a partnership that will allow it to make an impact starting at the community level. Read More

Photo: TEXAS HEAT

Friday, June, 21 2019    

Boyz, El Salvador in high-stakes Gold Cup showdown in Houston El Salvador's Gerson Mayen (left) vies for the ball with Jamaica's Damion Lowe during their Concacaf Nations League qualifying match at the Cuscatlan Stadium in San Salvador in March. El Salvador won 2-0. (Photo: Observer... Read More



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