Sports

Grace targets $9.5m, 9,500 entrants for Education 5K Run/Walk

The ninth staging of the GraceKennedy Education 5K Run/Walk, set for July 9, is targetting $9.5miliion, and 9,500 entrants in the year of their 95th anniversary.The annual event, started 38 years ago, is the primary fund-raiser for the... Read More

Market Force awarded Governor's Cup after stewards' intervention

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

 The trend of major races being decided in the stewards' room continued on Saturday when Henry The Second (Dick Cardenas), after passing the post in first position was disqualified and the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup awarded to the Richard... Read More

Coopers Pen, Harmony FC advance to Trelawny Major League final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Coopers Pen FC and Harmony FC scored contrasting victories in Sunday's return leg semi-finals at the Elleston Wakeland Centre, to qualify for next weekend's final of the Trelawny Football Association National Rums of Jamaica/Monymusk Plantation Rum... Read More

Kingston recover to beat St Ann in Senior Cup cricket

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

Kingston CC came from behind to beat hosts St Ann CA by 96 runs in the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup game at Port Rhoades Sports Club in Discovery Bay on the weekend.The win carried Kingston top of Zone D with... Read More

Cardenas returns with a bang

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

 It was a day filled with joy and sadness for former champion jockey Dick Cardenas who took a break from his riding chores in the United States on Saturday to ride at his old stomping ground of Caymanas Park. Cardenas passed the post... Read More

Racing pics - May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

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Richards leads Jamaican quartet at ISKA World Champs in Greece

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

DEFENDING champion Subrina Richards heads a strong quartet of Jamaica combined martial arts team fighters set to hit the mats at the 2017 International Sport Kick Boxing Association (ISKA) Amateur Members Association World Championships in Athens, Greece, from tomorrow through... Read More

Jaguars, Hoopers meet in crucial WBA game today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and MoBay Hoopers, two of three teams that will be seeking to solidify their semi-final places in the Western Basketball Association's Elite League, will meet in the second game of a double header at the Montego... Read More

Huddersfield promoted to Premier League after penalty drama

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Huddersfield Town won promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as Christopher Schindler's penalty sealed a 4-3 shoot-out victory over Reading in the Championship play-off final yesterday. Read More

Photo: 12 straight!

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

Ryan Foster (right) CEO of tittle sponsors Tastee Limited makes the presentation to winning school Hydel Prep after they captured their 12th straight Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA)/Tastee Preparatory Schools Track and Field Championships which ended at the National... Read More

SOJ hosts healthy athletes seminar

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) in tandem with UNICEF and other partners held a healthy athletes conference for medical practitioners at Liguanea Club in New Kingston on Saturday.The seminar, which focused on increasing health... Read More

Nadeschico sets the juvenile pace

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

After Nadeshico's victory in the Lotto Juvenile Stakes last Saturday, trainer Anthony Nunes made it known that his filly was matured enough and that's why he gave her this early run.The Lotto Juvenile Stakes... Read More



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