Full slate as Domino KO Champs gets underway today

The 2018 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston and St Andrew Region Business House Knockout Championship begins today with a full slate of matches at the National Housing Trust (NHT) car park starting at 6:30 pm. Read More

JISA adds hurdles to Prep Champs
There will be one new event at the 41st staging of the Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA)/Tastee National Prep Schools Track & Field Championship, which will be held at the National Stadium in Kingston May 31-June 2. ... Read More

Rockets romp to level NBA series with Warriors
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets ramped up the intensity on Wednesday, powering past NBA champions Golden State Warriors 127-105 to level their Western Conference finals series at one game apiece.... Read More

Zillow zooms to his first win
Three-year-old chestnut colt Zillow showed some promise on his third start to open his winning account in a maiden condition event at Caymanas Park on Saturday.... Read More

So far, so good for Royal Aviator

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 18 2018    

Royal Aviator , a consistent sort with one win, one second- and two third-place finishes from eight career starts, will head into the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup in order to get a good feel of his possible Derby potential and accompanying... Read More

Without Exception, Drummer Boy carry DaCosta's hopes in Lotto Classic

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 18 2018    

With nothing close to the outstanding quality of other previous high yielding years of not so long ago, champion trainer Wayne DaCosta's best shot in the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup rests mainly on the stodgy shoulders of two untried runners over a distance of... Read More

'The Teacher' is out Prince Consort Stakes winner,

Friday, May, 18 2018    

Prince Consort winner El Profesor will miss the 78th running of the $3-million Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup on May 26 because of an unspecified problem. Read More

Youthful England have to believe — Southgate

Friday, May, 18 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England Manager Gareth Southgate insisted his 23-man squad is built to win now rather than building for the future, despite picking his country's third-youngest-ever squad for a World Cup. Read More

Payet left out of France squad, Mendy included

Friday, May, 18 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Marseille star Dimitri Payet was left out of France's World Cup squad announced by Coach Didier Deschamps yesterday, completing a miserable 24 hours for the playmaker. Read More

Italy great Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career

Friday, May, 18 2018    

TURIN, Italy (AFP) — Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced yesterday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years, but did not as expected declare the end of his playing career. Read More

FA CUP FINAL – Manchester United vs Chelsea

Friday, May, 18 2018    

Football fans will get another chance to see two rivals go head to head when Jose Mourinho and Manchester United face off with Antonio Conte and Chelsea for the FA Cup title on Saturday next (May 19, 2018) to close out the English Premier League... Read More

FOOTBALL'S WORLD CUP: Emerging players hoping to make an impact

Friday, May, 18 2018    

At the last World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament with his trickery and eye for a spectacular goal.Expect others to step up at this year's tournament. Read More

Justify, Baffert take Triple Crown quest to Pimlico

Friday, May, 18 2018    

BALTIMORE, USA (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Justify has arrived (Wednesday May 16, 2018) at Pimlico Race Course full of energy in advance of tomorrow's Preakness. Read More

Justify draws 7 post, is heavy favourite to win Preakness

Friday, May, 18 2018    

BALTIMORE, USA (AP) — Having the Preakness favourite has never bothered Bob Baffert before and it doesn't bother him with Justify . Read More

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) PLAYOFFS – Cleveland taken apart by Boston, Warriors march on

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, May, 18 2018    

The NBA Conference Finals got underway on Sunday afternoon and the action has been intense ever since. Read More


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