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More relay glory for Jamaica at Penns

PHILADELPHIA, United States — Jamaican women won two events and the 4x400-metre men created a mild upset in the USA vs The World series on yesterday's final day of the 123rd Penn Relays carnival at Franklin Field, on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.Under bright... Read More

Record-breaking Calabar dominate Penn Relays final day
PHILADELPHIA, United States — Two spectacular meet records by Calabar High highlighted yesterday's high school boys section as the 123rd Penn Relays carnival came to a brilliant close at a sun-bathed Franklin Field here on the campus of the University of...... Read More

Youth Coach Ferguson relishing international exposure
PANAMA CITY, Panama — Davion Ferguson says coaching at the international plateau should be the ambition of all coaches, and he is surely enjoying the ride at the top of the game.“Being a part of the national set-up is something all ambitious coaches aim toward, and...... Read More

Dedicated to 'Marlene' with lots of love
Racing aficionado Howard Hamilton, from early in the year, publicly informed that his three-year-old bay filly Marlene My Love (named after his wife) was going to be at her best in the longer Classic races.Well after sub-par performances in the Thornbird Stakes in...... Read More

Champions again

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, April, 30 2017   

DEFENDING champions Windward Road held off a stiff challenge from former champions John Mills to retain their title by five points at the 2017 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/Primary/All-Age and Junior High Schools Athletics Championships at National Stadium East on... Read More

Photo: They did Sabina proud

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

As part of the 50th anniversary of Sabina Park, a number of West Indian players who played Test cricket at the iconic ground gathered during the recent Test match between the West Indies and Pakistan to relive the memories. From left are Nehemiah Perry, Wavell Hinds, Eldine Baptise... Read More

Anderson wins record-breaking 13th squash title

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

Squash queen Karen Anderson cemented her dominance with a record-breaking 13th title, while defending champion Chris Binnie continued his winning streak, as the JNGI All Jamaica Squash Championships wrapped up at the Liguanea Club on Friday. In spite of a nagging... Read More

Football fraternity mourns passing of promising player

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

The local football fraternity is once again slumped in mourning following the untimely passing of another of the country's promising talent on Friday.Okeem Forth, who was a prominent member of the Olympic Gardens Football Club, passed suddenly at the Andrew's... Read More

PHOTO: BOYS TO MEN

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

Dejour Russsell (right) anchors Calabar to a high school boys' record 39 seconds flat in the 4x100m yesterday at the Penn Relays. Kingston College's Jhevaughn Matherson guided his team to second place in 39.74s. (Photos: Collin Reid courtesy of Courts, Al Read More

CFU president Derrick facing ban after FIFA opens case

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

ZURICH, Switzerland (CMC) — Caribbean football was facing further strife on Friday after the sport's world governing body, FIFA, announced that its ethics committee had opened a formal case against Caribbean Football Union President Gordon Derrick over corruption... Read More

Bassarath displeased with Tendulkar stand-naming

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB)President Azim Bassarath has made clear his displeasure at a stand at the Brian Lara Stadium being named after Indian batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar.Speaking on the contentious issue... Read More

Windies hunt series leveller versus Pakistan

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is expecting his team to not fall prey to overconfidence as they seek a historic series-clinching win in the second Test against the West Indies, beginning today at Kensington Oval. Read More

Suarez double keeps Barca level with Madrid

Sunday, April, 30 2017   

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Barcelona and Real Madrid remain locked together on 81 points at the top of La Liga after seeing off Espanyol and Valencia, respectively, yesterday.Madrid maintain the edge as they have a game in hand, but needed a winner four... Read More

Big showdown anticipated in today's boys' 4x100m

PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 29 2017   

PHILADELPHIA, United States — Calabar High sent strong signals that they will be gunning to retain their Championships of Americas 4x100-metre title on today's third and final day of the 123rd staging of the Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field after a sparkling 39.98... Read More

Malta trio ready for Jake's Off Road showpiece

Saturday, April, 29 2017   

As the 22nd staging of the Jakes Off Road Triathlon attracts competitors from across the Caribbean, United States and United Kingdom, Malta's very own executives are also ready to work up a sweat in St Elizabeth today.The arduous event, which includes a 300m swim... Read More



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