Sport

Shaw leads slaughter as Girlz maul Guadeloupe 13-0

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Like lambs to slaughter, minnows Guadeloupe offered no resistance as the vastly superior Jamaica mauled them 13-0 in their opening CONCACAF Caribbean Women's Group B World Cup qualifying game at the Stade Sylvio Cator here yesterday. Read More

Teams hunt points on day two of Primary Champs
The jostle for points will continue on day two of the 38th INSPORTS Primary Schools Athletics Championships at the National Stadium today.... Read More

By the sweat of her brow
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The day Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz defeated Cuba to advance to the CONCACAF round in 2013 remains Marlo Sweatman's signature moment in football.... Read More

Bravo signs up for Middlesex in T20 Blast
LONDON, England (CMC) — In-demand West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo will ply his trade for Middlesex in the upcoming England T20 Blast, the club announced yesterday.... Read More

Ja takes lead

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Thursday, May, 10 2018    

Jamaica has become the first Caribbean member to officially endorse the unified bid coming from CONCACAF for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Read More

Photo: We're on board!

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

RICKETTS... let's (Caribbean) raise our collective voices in support of the United 2026 bid as this should be seen as a CONCACAF bid (Photo: Observer file)  Read More

Gayle kept quiet as Kings XI go down

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

JAIPUR, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle was restricted to single digits for the second time in as many innings as his Kings XI Punjab crashed to a 15-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday. Read More

Bangladesh name provisional squad for Windies series

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Teenaged fast bowler Yeasin Arafat has been included in a 31-member provisional squad named this week for selection for the upcoming tour of the Caribbean. Read More

Warriors, Rockets advance in NBA

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will face the Houston Rockets for a place in the NBA finals after the Western Conference heavyweights wrapped up series wins on Tuesday. Read More

Goalkeeper Chris-Ann Chambers dreams of the big times

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — She is a confident starlet and one of the best local-bred goalkeepers in Jamaica these days. Read More

Naggo Head favourites to defend Primary Champs title

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Naggo Head are favourites to retain their title when the 38th INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships begin today at the National Stadium at 9:00 am. Read More

Fists up

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

For years, Toriano Nicholas has been waiting to get a shot at the Wray and Nephew Contender boxing series. Read More

Sotomayor looks to bounce back in Restricted Stakes event

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Sotomayor, the 2016 two-year-old champion who just got beaten over a mile (1,600m) two weeks ago, will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when he takes on six rivals in a Restricted Stakes event at Caymanas Park today. Read More

North America 2026 World Cup bid vows record profit

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Brussels, Belgium (AFP) — Leaders of North America's bid for the 2026 World Cup urged FIFA voters to ignore the “politics of the moment” yesterday as they promised to deliver a record-breaking multi-billion-dollar profit for the global football... Read More

Upbeat Girlz begin World Cup quest

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — The wait is finally over and Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz will get their World Cup quest under way today when they meet Guadeloupe in a CONCACAF Caribbean Women's Group B qualifying game on the artificial surface at the Stade Sylvio... Read More



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