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Girlz in do-or-die clash with Trinidad

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — When Jamaica's Under-17 Women's team take on Trinidad and Tobago today in their second and final Group F game of the CFU Championship at the Stade Sylvio Cator Stadium in the Haitian capital, there will be little room for error in this must-win contest. Read More

Teenagers Bicknell, Stephens star at Swept Away tennis tourney
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Teenagers Blaise Bicknell and Michaela Stephens were the toasts of last weekend's CPJ Couples Swept Away Clay Court tennis tournament in Negril, winning the men's and women's Open singles titles on Monday's third and final day of the three-day...... Read More

KC trample Tivoli en route to Manning Cup quarter-finals
Kingston College (KC) completed an expected win over Tivoli Gardens High with a 6-0 thumping for a 10-1 aggregate score in the second round of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup on Wednesday night at the Stadium East field.... Read More

Lean pickings for Windies in event of Zimbabwe sweep
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — West Indies stand to gain precious little from their two-Test tour of Zimbabwe starting here tomorrow even if they make a clean sweep of the series.... Read More

Self-belief, fight crucial to beating Zimbabwe — Brathwaite

Friday, October, 20 2017    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Vice-captain Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the two-Test series against Zimbabwe will not be a straightforward one, and has urged his teammates to show the same self-belief and fighting spirit they displayed in their shock win over England at Headingley... Read More

PHOTO: Graceful Shelly signs

Friday, October, 20 2017    

Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (second left) joins Group CEO Don Wehby (second right) and general counsel and chief corporate secretary Gail Moss-Solomon (right) in signing the contract of agreement for the sprinter to continue as GraceKennedy ambassador for another four years. Sharing the... Read More

Shanaka stars with century on day one of second 'Test'

Friday, October, 20 2017    

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — A pulsating, shot-filled unbeaten century from Dasun Shanaka lifted Sri Lanka 'A' out of trouble to a position of dominance on day one of the second 'Test' against West Indies 'A' at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium here yesterday. Read More

'HOLY' COW!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 20 2017    

Top seed Holy Trinity made an impressive comeback against Haile Selassie to join many-time champions St George's College in the quarter-finals of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup after contrasting performances in their return-leg second-round knockout tie at the Constant Spring field... Read More

Physical trainer gives Young Girlz passing grade

Friday, October, 20 2017    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — After a recovery session in the pool yesterday, physical trainer Harry Nelson said that the young Reggae Girlz are fit and ready for their crucial encounter against Trinidad and Tobago at the Stade Sylvio Cator Stadium today, starting at 4:30 pm (3:30 pm... Read More

Opportunity for Kalamata

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, October, 20 2017    

The feature race tomorrow honours Royal Dad , the first horse ever to win the Triple Crown series of races at Caymanas Park. Read More

SHANE ELLIS: “Walker's injury very unfortunate, but I have my job to do”

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff writer | Friday, October, 20 2017    

Former two-time champion jockey Shane Ellis, while sympathising with the plight of his colleague Omar Walker who fell last week from his mount while exercising, says he will be trying very hard to achieve another championship belt. Read More

RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS

Friday, October, 20 2017    

EIGHT HORSES CLAIMED ON MONDAYEight horses will change stables when next at the races after being claimed on the Heroes' Day 10-race programme at Caymanas Park on Monday. Read More

MEET THE SUPREMES: D'ANDRA COLLINDER

Friday, October, 20 2017    

Whether you're an avid Cash Pot player or you just dabble in the Super Lotto from time to time, Jamaicans across the gaming spectrum love the ladies of the Supreme Ventures draw team. Get to know more about your favourite ladies with our new feature series 'Meet the Supremes'. Today you will... Read More

Choo Choo Blue occupies favourite slot for Diamond Mile

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 20 2017    

When his talented American-bred filly Choo Choo Blue won the 13th running of the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy on Emancipation Day (August 1), trainer Peter McMaster predicted that the Gold Cup would have been... Read More

DaCOSTA'S DILEMMA

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, October, 20 2017    

Tough decisions are now being faced by champion trainer Wayne DaCosta after the untimely injury to champion jockey and stable rider Omar Walker. Walker fell from one of DaCosta's two-year-olds last week on the exercise track and broke his wrist. Read More



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