High costs plaguing track and field in the west

PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover - Roderick Myles, coach of Rusea's High and former coach of World Championships medallists Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Rushell Clayton is bemoaning the high cost of running a proper track and field programme, which he cites as one of the main challenges dogging the sport in... Read More

Frome on high!

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

FROME, Westmoreland - The campus and community of Frome Technical High School has been buzzing since last weekend's heroics of former student athletes Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Rushell Clayton at the 17th IAAF World Championships in Doha,... Read More

Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Paris , France (AFP) — Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes during an appearance in a French court last year, documents seen by AFP ... Read More

More to come!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz were never in danger of missing out on the top spot in Group B of their Concacaf Women's Olympic Caribbean Qualifying phase on home soil. Read More

Iran women to attend football match freely for first time in decades

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Tehran, Iran (AFP) — Thousands of Iranian women fans are to attend a football match freely Thursday for the first time in decades, after Fifa threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy. Read More

Neymar prepares to reach Brazil 100th cap milestone and says he's happy

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Singapore, Singapore (AFP) — On the eve of his 100th international Brazilian appearance, striker Neymar spoke yesterday about his commitment to both his country and his club, Paris-Saint Germain. Read More

Jamaica off to CGA Four-Ball Championship

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Jamaica's 18-member team to the Caribbean Golf Association Four-Ball Championship at PGA National Resort & Spa at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, are currently going through their practice round in preparation for competition which starts today. Read More

Corporate companies dash to increase breast cancer awareness

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Eight corporate entities will showcase their relay skills in the second annual Pink Dash exercise at Emancipation Park in Kingston tomorrow at noon. Read More

Hasaranga, Fernando star as Sri Lanka whitewash Pakistan in T20 series

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) — Inexperienced Sri Lanka completed a 3-0 clean sweep in their Twenty20 series against world number one Pakistan yesterday with a 13-run victory in Lahore. Read More

Messi says tax problems made him want to

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Madrid, Spain (AFP) — Lionel Messi has admitted he wanted to leave Barcelona when he was under investigation from the Spanish tax authorities but insists now he intends to finish his career at the club. Read More

JFF, Cedella recommit to partnership

Wednesday, October, 9 2019    

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts and Cedella Marley, global ambassador for Jamaica's women's football programme, are on the verge of ironing out a number of issues which could have caused a strain in their five-year partnership. Read More

Calabar's chances dented after goalless encounter

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 9 2019    

Calabar High School's chances of advancing to the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup took a serious blow on Monday, as they were held to a goalless stalemate by Campion College in their Group F encounter at their Red Hills Road base. Read More

Kobi Wilcott tops at 2019 Guardian Life Open Junior Tennis Champs

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 9 2019    

KOBI Wilcott defeated Aanchal Khemlani to capture the 2019 Guardian Life Open Junior Tennis Championships girls' 18 and under singles title in the final at Liguanea Club in New Kingston recently. Read More

New boys Molynes United edge Mount Pleasant to continue unbeaten run

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 9 2019    

Molynes United Football Club's winning train continued unabated, as they registered a sixth-straight win in the 2019/20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season, clipping Mount Pleasant Football Academy 1-0 at Waterhouse Stadium on Sunday. Read More

Kemar Leslie secures back-to-back win at CUMI Run

Wednesday, October, 9 2019    

The 11th annual CUMI 10K and 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Tryall Club in Sandy Bay, Hanover, saw Rainforest Seafoods' Kemar Leslie retain his 10K run title with a strong finish of 37:44 minutes, only 2:23 minutes slower than his 2018... Read More


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