Sport

Racers Grand Prix organisers bank on Shelly as drawing card in absence of Bolt

WHILE JN Racers Grand Prix organisers concede it is impossible to fill the void left after the retirement of Jamaican Usain Bolt, part of their strategy is to lure fans to the meet with the promise of his resurgent compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. Read More

Commander Two easily passes Derby test
2000 Guineas winner Commander Two easily dispatched older rivals in an Open Allowance event, which took the spotlight in the absence of a trophy race at Caymanas Park yesterday.... Read More

Barbican, Dunbeholden in dour 0-0 stalemate
Barbican FC and Dunbeholden FC played to a dull goalless draw in yesterday's Magnum Charley's JB JFF Premier League Play-off second-round game at Barbican Sports Complex in St Andrew.... Read More

Brathwaite expects great things from Windies Women
LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 Captain Carlos Brathwaite is backing the regional women's team to “score big” when they host the Women's T20 World Cup in November.... Read More

Adidas stays true

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 7 2018    

Sportswear giant Adidas has extended their partnership deal with the Racers Grand Prix for another three years, it was revealed yesterday at the Jamaica Observer Press Club at the newspaper's Beechwood Avenue headquarters. Read More

Dowrich props up Windies after batsmen flatter to deceive

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Several West Indies batsmen got starts but failed to carry on, leaving wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich to hold the innings together on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka here yesterday. Read More

Ready TV brings sporting action 'home'

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

Jamaica's first digital prepaid cable television service Ready TV has been receiving rave reviews for its broadcasting of niche sports, claims Content Manager Kia McIntosh. Read More

Photo: Adidas stays true

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

Jamaica's 2018 Commonwealth Games 400m hurdles gold medallist Janieve Russell (left) and British sprinter Zharnell Hughes field questions from editors and reporters during a Jamaica Observer Press Club for the JN Racers Grand Prix at the newspaper's Beechwood Avenue headquarters yesterday. Read More

West Indies untroubled in rain-curtailed morning session

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (AFP) — Persistent rain limited play to just 43 minutes on the second morning of the first Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka in Trinidad on Thursday. Read More

Rain delays play in West Indies v Sri Lanka test

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (AFP) — Rain delayed the start of play on the second day of the first Test of the three-match series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka in Trinidad on Thursday. Read More

Sandals replaces Digicel as Windies sponsors

Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Luxury hotel chain Sandals Resorts International has replaced Digicel as the major commercial sponsors of West Indies cricket, in a two-year deal which will run until December, 2020. Read More

'Wasp' Gardener looks to put sting on Leblond

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

Team Jamaica's Michael “Wasp” Gardener will seek to defeat Team Canada's Dave Leblond in the Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series in the first of four quarter-final fights at the Chinese Benevolent Association Hall today, starting at 8:30 pm. Read More

Only the best is good enough for Zharnel Hughes

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

With his Commonwealth Games disappointment earlier this year now behind him, British sprinter Zharnel Hughes is currently charting the course for more efficient performances to become a healthier force on the track. Read More

Herbert Morrison claim fifth-straight U-14 basketball title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical won their fifth-straight ISSA Western Conference Boy's Under-14 basketball title on Monday, coming from behind to beat Cornwall College 37-25 in the final at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Read More

Commander Two the number one pick for midweek feature

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

With no trophy races on offer, 2000 Guineas winner Commander Two is expected to grab the headlines in a three-year-old and up Open Allowance event which will highlight a 10-race midweek card at Caymanas Park today. Read More



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