Sport

JFF, Umbro sign US$4-million kit deal

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the England-based sportwear manufacturer Umbro have signed a US$4-million (approximately J$500 million) kit sponsorship deal, it was announced yesterday. Read More

Humble Lion steal point off UWI
UWI FC Head Coach Marcel Gayle was left fuming after the final whistle as his troops let Humble Lion off the hook in their midweek Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the UWI Bowl on Wednesday.... Read More

FLOW confident of new football deal with ISSA — Redwood
With their five-year agreement as title sponsor for schoolboy football now coming to an end, FLOW's vice-president of marketing Carlo Redwood has expelled any doubt surrounding the extension of their contract with the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association...... Read More

Cornwall College hunt U-14 title
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Defending ISSA/Freshhh all-island champions Cornwall College will today seek to retain the Rural Area Under-14 title when they take on Garvey Maceo High in the first game of a double-header at Manchester High set to start at 1:00 pm.... Read More

Brooks, Carter prop up Pride batting

Friday, December, 15 2017    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Barbados Pride captain Shamarh Brooks narrowly missed out on a hundred, and left-hander Jonathan Carter supported with a solid half-century to help their side make a strong start against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in their Regional 4-Day Championship... Read More

BOJ, UDC 3-on-3 basketball champions

Friday, December, 15 2017    

BANK of Jamaica (BOJ) and Urban Development Corporation (UDC) were crowned champions of the 2017 3-on-3 BHBA Division One and Two championships, respectively, after their best-of-five series which ended at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) on Monday ... Read More

KC players dominate FLOW Super Cup All-Star team

Friday, December, 15 2017    

As expected, ISSA/FLOW Super Cup champions Kingston College (KC) hold a strong hand in the FLOW Super Cup All-Star line-up, boasting five of the 15 players, who will participate in a football clinic with two coaches from English Premier League (EPL) outfit Manchester... Read More

Malan's maiden lifts England in Perth

Friday, December, 15 2017    

PERTH, Australia (AFP) — A maiden Test century by Dawid Malan helped England fight back to 305 for four at stumps in the opening day of the vital third Ashes clash in Perth yesterday. Read More

Two ladies among 22 new trainers

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 15 2017    

Two women — Kibbiesha Little and Keisha Lawrence — were among 22 assistant trainers who graduated from the 2017 Jamaica Racing Commission's (JRC) Trainers Training programme and will now join the conditioning ranks at Caymanas Park. At present Margaret Parchment is the only... Read More

Granite, but only just

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 15 2017    

Dark bay colt Granite displayed stamina and determination when he came storming home to win the $900,000 Andrew HB Aguilar Memorial Cup, a maiden special weight event for native-bred two-year-olds going one mile (1,600m) last Saturday. Read More

FAVOURITES

Friday, December, 15 2017    

The RJR/GLEANER Sport Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman Awards for 2017 was launched at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston yesterday with Omar McLeod of track and field and Alia Atkinson of swimming seen as the front-runners for the respective awards. Read More

Thunder beat Pacers, returning Irving spurs Celtics

Friday, December, 15 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple double of the season and Paul George made a successful return to Indiana as the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Pacers 100-95 on Wednesday night. Read More

MEET THE SUPREMES: Kimone Reid

Friday, December, 15 2017    

Get to know more about your favourite ladies with our new feature series 'Meet the Supremes', which takes a closer look at the lives of our Supreme talent both on and off duty.  Read More

Stanley Findlay saddles first winner in two years

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 15 2017    

After being in 'Never Never Land' for many moons, trainer Stanley Findlay can now breathe a sigh of relief as three-year-old bay filly Benediction gave the veteran conditioner a welcome victory on the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers... Read More

Marquesas gives strong statement of intent

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 15 2017    

The Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes on Boxing Day, the final leg in the Supreme Ventures Limited-sponsored Triple Crown series, is shaping up to be a cracker after Marquesas announced himself with an emphatic win in the Dye Job Sprint last... Read More



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