Sport

Samuda urges athletes to be 'good ambassadors' of Jamaica

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda challenged the nation's representatives, among all things, to be “good ambassadors” for the country at the Youth Olympic Games. Read More

Reggae Girlz look to fill boots against Cuba
MCALLEN, USA — A day off for the Reggae Girlz to clear their heads and regain focus was just what the doctor ordered.... Read More

Cheers to Jamaica Chess at 43rd Olympiad
The Jamaica Chess delegation has come away from the 43rd Chess Olympiad held in Batumi, Georgia, with several internationally recognised chess titles, a wealth of experience, new contacts, and a seat on the World Chess Federation's governing body.... Read More

Girls set sights on England
AFTER sweeping Trinidad and Tobago 2-0, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will turn their attention to England in the first of three Tests today, as the 2018 LASCO Sunshine Netball Series continues at the National Indoor Sports Centre, starting at 7:00 pm.... Read More

First hurdle!

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Medal hopeful Ackera Nugent will launch Jamaica's track and field quest at the Youth Olympic Games in the girls' 100m hurdles heats today. Read More

Couples Swept Away clay court tennis tourney on this weekend

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — The draw for the events at the 25th staging of the Couples Swept Away Clay Court tennis tournament will be made this afternoon at Liguanea Club in Kingston following yesterday's media launch at Couples Swept Away in Negril. Read More

Christiana High advance to D'Cup second round

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

CHRISTIANA, Manchester — Christiana High qualified for the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition for the first time in four years after playing out the last five minutes of their interrupted Zone G first-round game against Holmwood Technical... Read More

Stalwarts to be honoured at Bell/Ziadie Memorial

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Dennis Hutchinson, Lenworth Hyde, Paulette Riley and Frankie Lewis will be honoured at the 32nd staging of the Bell/Ziadie Memorial football matches at Winchester Park, St George's College on Heroes' Day. Read More

Ricketts lauds Girlz, coaching staff

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MCALLEN, USA — With the senior Reggae Girlz team currently on course for at least a play-off spot for qualification to the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has praised the players and technical staff for their efforts thus... Read More

Montego Bay United host Humble Lion on Sunday

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

TUCKER, St James - Montego Bay United (MBU) seek to maintain their momentum in the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday when they host the winless Humble Lion at WesPow Park. The mtach is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

Boyz depart for Bonaire match with big score in mind

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz head to Curacao for the Concacaf Nations League qualifying game against Bonaire cautious, but confident of a strong performance against their tiny opponent. Read More

Simpson sure Boyz stand to benefit from Nations League

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Team manager of Jamaica's senior Reggae Boyz Roy Simpson feels the Concacaf Nations League not only holds benefits for tiny members, but also for teams of better standing like Jamaica. Read More

d'Cup western battle

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MALDON, St James - Two teams, one spot. That is the equation as former champions St James High and Anchovy High seek the only available place from western Jamaica in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More

Photo: First hurdle!

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Jamaica's Ackera Nugent clears a hurdle under the watchful eyes of team officials during practice yesterday ahead of today's start of track and field events at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Nugent will be Jamaica's first participant on the track today. (Photo: Collin Reid... Read More

Class four boys now able to run longer distances

PAUL A REID Observer West Write | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

SAV LA MAR, Westmoreland — Boys contesting Class 4 at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) Western Championships, set for mid-February 2019, will have the option of running the middle-distance events, the 800m and the 1500m. Read More



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