Bolt effect drives business at Jamaican-flavoured Rhythm Kitchen

LONDON, England — There is a zinc fence mural at the back with a painting of a black woman in a head wrap. On the fence was a menu that reads rice and peas, curry goat, and coconut water. Read More

Thompson yearns for injury-free season to produce best form
London , England — In a season that should have been her rehabilitation from persistent injuries, Yanique Thompson was just two hundredths of a second from making the women's 100m hurdles final at the London World Championships.... Read More

Exercise riders show their talent
Exercise riders are at the racetrack every morning exercising horses and making themselves present when needed for duties. ... Read More

Phillip Parchment makes the riding the winners
Jockey Phillip Parchment's new commitment to working hard, managing his weight and just a new attitude to the discipline his profession requires is bringing about a major change in the life of the journeyman jockey. He is riding winners and catching the attention of...... Read More

Reggae Boyz squad called for T&T friendly

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

The senior Reggae Boyz are slated to play a friendly international away to Trinidad and Tobago on August 24 as part of the Jamaica Football Federation's commitment to secure practice games for the team. Read More

Dad's Luck takes Front Runner Dash

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Dad's Luck victory in the $1.1 million Front Runner Dash feature last Saturday is being viewed by many as an upset. Yes, he did go off at 16-1 but the view that Dad's Luck's win was an upset is now shared by Christopher Pierre, the owner and trainer of the... Read More

'Superhuman' wanted

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

LONDON, England (AFP) — Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a huge vacuum to fill, but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals that seriously damaged its image, according to sports marketing experts. Read More

Racing news…Racing news…Racing news

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill (AP) — Beach Patrol won the Arlington Million by a half-length on Saturday last, snapping a six-race skid and earning a berth in the US$4 million Breeders' Cup Turf this fall. Read More

Big boots to fill


London , England — International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe believes with Usain Bolt's retirement the next face of track and field has big boots to fill and, more importantly, must be accessible. Read More

Photo: Big boots to fill

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Retiring global track legend Usain Bolt (centre) greets International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe during a farewell ceremony at the conclusion of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships inside the London Olympic Stadium on Sunday. (Photo:... Read More

Bald tops inaugural Lasco iDrade Cage Football Challenge

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Roshede Bald was crowned the proverbial Jamaican king of the ring after topping the inaugural Lasco iDrade Cage Football Challenge national finals inside Mandela Park in Half-Way-Tree on Sunday. Read More

Photos: Through the lens of Collin Reid

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Usain Bolt greets IAAF president Sebastian Coe (right) during a special presentation where the track icon received a framed piece of lane seven of the London track he dominated at Olympics 2012. Read More

8 schoolboy teams for INSPORTS Challenge Cup

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

EIGHT schools will be vying for the inaugural staging of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Challenge Cup pre-season football tournament for high school boys in preparation for their respective Manning and daCosta Cup competitions. Read More

Carib Cement too strong for Jamaica Customs in KO final

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Carib Cement retained their Scotiabank-sponsored Business House Knockout competition with a determined 2-1 come-from-behind win against Jamaica Customs at the Alpha playing field on Saturday. Read More

'A special sweet taste!'

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Lalonde Gordon ran a spectacular last leg as Trinidad and Tobago stunned the United States to crown themselves men's 4400 metres relay champions on the final night of the 16th IAAF World Championships here on Sunday. Read More


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