Sport

Grange encourages new football boss to focus on grassroots development

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

The Minister of Sport Olivia Grange has congratulated the new president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts. Read More

Cariah eager to make big impact against Sri Lankans

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago left-hander Yannic Cariah says he is anxiously looking forward to next month's West Indies A series against the touring Sri Lankans, and is intent on making his mark. Read More

England's Root says ODI change is as good as a rest

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Joe Root says he will be refreshed rather than fatigued by playing a full part in England's One-Day International campaign against the West Indies — even with the Ashes tour looming. Read More

Brathwaite cleared to bowl again by ICC

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Part-time West Indies off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after having his action approved by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Read More

Pakistan ban Latif for five years over spot-fixing

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal yesterday banned opener Khalid Latif for five years and fined him one million rupees (US$9,489) over a spot-fixing case, the second casualty after teammate Sharjeel Khan was banned late last... Read More

Jamaican Burke, Bethlehem Steel forced to settle for draw with Louisville

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (CMC) — Cory Burke ignited Bethlehem Steel with his sixth goal of the season, but they twice failed to hold onto the lead and came away with a 2-2 draw against Louisville City FC in the only match of the United Soccer League last Friday. Read More

Grange says Jamaica should think about a sport niche market

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Sport Minister Olivia Grange has said that Jamaica could consider carving out a niche market in relation to the sports goods industry comprising of equipment, accessories, and apparel. Read More

St Jago blank Jose Marti 2-0, but 'Trinity' stay perfect in Group F

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

After missing out on their opening contest, St Jago High are now taking flight as they registered win number two on the trot with a 2-0 beating of neighbours Jose Marti Technical in their Group F Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup game... Read More

Hydel punish wasteful Camperdown 5-2

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Kemar Reid, with three magnificent goals, propelled Hydel High to a comfortable 5-2 win over 10-man Camperdown High in their Group C encounter, in the 2017 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition at Caymanas Football Field... Read More

Manchester, Seaforth chalk up 4th-straight wins

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Manchester High and Seaforth High became the first teams to win their first four games in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition, after scoring 4-0 victories yesterday. Read More

Oracabessa High vs St Mary Technical to highlight 19 games on today

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

RICHMOND, St Mary — Oracabessa High and St Mary Technical will put their perfect win records at stake today when they meet in an ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup Zone J, top-of-the-table clash at the Richmond Prison Oval. Read More

England cruise

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jonny Bairstow struck a maiden One-Day International hundred as England condemned West Indies to a seven-wicket defeat at Old Trafford yesterday, which means the twice former champions can no longer gain direct entry to the 2019... Read More

Bruce Burrowes, Tahjia Lumley are top contenders at Liguanea Open Squash Champs

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Jamaica's number three-ranked player, Bruce Burrowes and All Jamaica Under-19 boys' champion, Tahjia Lumley are the players to beat at the 2017 Liguanea Club Open Squash Championships, which served off at the Liguanea Club in Kingston on Monday... Read More

ISSA schoolgirl netball competitions tip off today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

THE 2017 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Urban and Rural Area Junior and Senior League Netball competitions get under way today at several venues across the island. Read More

FIFA bans Caribbean Football Union chief for six years

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Zurich, Switzerland (AFP) — FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union p resident Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years yesterday, after he was found guilty of several ethics violations. Read More



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