Sport

A 'Pleasant' surprise

The groundwork has started and by September Mount Pleasant Academy should be opening its doors to approximately 50 student athletes, says a top official. Read More

'Silver'star
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti —Lauren Silver is one of those players charting the course for the future of Jamaica's women's football.... Read More

Naggo Head still lead after day three of INSPORTS Champs, but just
Defending champions Naggo Head Primary on 27 points held a slim, two-point lead over Lyssons Primary after six finals of the INSPORTS Primary Schools Athletics Championships.... Read More

Stephens triumphs at Damion Johnson All-Island Open Junior Tennis Championships
MICHAELA Stephens defeated Emma Dibbs 6-2, 6-3 to capture the Girls' Under-18 singles final at the 2018 Damion Johnson All-Island Open Junior Tennis Championships played at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Sunday.... Read More

Another Bullet to fire away in Open Allowance sprint

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 12 2018    

Despite toting top weight of 57.0kgs (126 lb), the Tainiya Kerr-owned Another Bullet packs enough class to put away rivals in the top-rated Open Allowance event over five furlongs (1,000m) round at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Speedster Archer helps Royals upset Bravo's CSK

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

JAIPUR, India (CMC) — Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer produced a two-wicket haul to help Rajasthan Royals stun Dwayne Bravo's high-flying Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets with a ball to spare, in the Indian Premier League here yesterday. Read More

Reggae Girlz continue rampage with 3-0 win over Martinique

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 12 2018    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Jamaica senior Reggae Girlz registered win number two on the trot when they defeated Martinique 3-0 in their CONCACAF Caribbean Women's Group B Qualifying contest here at Stade Sylvio Cator yesterday. Read More

SportsMax Digicel acquire 2018 FIFA World Cup rights

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

SportsMax and Digicel announced recently that they have secured the broadcast rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, in 22 countries, through an agreement signed with DIRECTV . Read More

Lauding Lindy Delepenha's legacy on the links

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

The Munro College Old Boys' Association (MCOBA) has had once-a-year fund-raising golf tournaments before, but with one or two years missing the event never truly cemented its place on the calendar. Read More

This one's Olympic champ McLeod vows to do Shanghai hurdle hero Liu proud

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

Shanghai , China (AFP) — World and Olympic hurdles champion Omar McLeod wants to put on a blistering display in Shanghai today in homage to the Chinese city's athletics hero Liu Xiang. Read More

Neymar makes PSG return – as spectator

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) —Convalescing superstar Neymar returns to the Parc Des Princes today as Paris Saint-Germain play their last home game of the season against Rennes, before being presented with the Ligue 1 trophy. Read More

Brazil defender Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) – Brazil right back Dani Alves was ruled out of the World Cup yesterday after suffering a knee injury playing for French champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), the Brazilian football federation (CBF) said. Read More

Subdued Hamilton tops charts in windswept Barcelona

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) — A satisfied, if subdued, Lewis Hamilton topped the times for resurgent Mercedes in yesterday afternoon's second free practice for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, the world championship leader heading the Red Bull pairing after a closely contested... Read More

Nadal's magical clay court streak ended by Thiem in Madrid

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Rafael Nadal suf fered his first clay-court defeat in almost a year when the world number one was shocked 7-5, 6-3 by Austria's Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Masters quarter-finals yesterday. Read More

Haiti tackle Messi's Argentina in World Cup warm-up match

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — French Caribbean side Haiti will provide Lionel Messi's Argentina with their final home warm-up match before next month's World Cup in Russia when the two teams meet on May 29 in Buenos Aires. Read More



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