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Jamaica take aim at Pan American Handgun Championship

The seventh Pan American Handgun Championship was officially opened yesterday and the many competitors are now gunning to play hard, play fair and shoot straight when action gets under way at Woodleigh, Clarendon, today. Read More

Luckless Girlz need luck
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Jamaica's Reggae Girlz have not had any luck thus far in the women's football competition at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games.... Read More

Bloomfield blazes to 19.81secs, as Levy, McPherson score wins
Akeem Bloomfield's scintillating personal best 19.81 seconds (0.1m/s) to win the men's 200m race on yesterday's second day of the Muller Anniversary Games in London, the 11th stop on the IAAF Diamond League, highlighted a number of good performances by Jamaican athletes in the England...... Read More

Alia strikes gold again, as hockey girls score big win at CAC Games
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Alia Atkinson put in a command performance to win herself and Jamaica's third gold medal at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games at the Eduardo Movilla Aquatic Complex last night.... Read More

Sheckema Cunningham giving her all for country

Monday, July, 23 2018    

JASON McKay, coach of Sheckema Cunningham, Jamaica's karate representative at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, said he is hoping the 33-year-old fighter can use her 20 years of martial arts experience to adapt to a new fighting style after a... Read More

Dols sets new national record in individual medley

Monday, July, 23 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — National swimmer Keanan Dols set a new national record in the 'A' final of the men's 200 metres individual medley (IM) at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games on Saturday night at the Eduardo Movilla Aquatic Complex. Read More

Foster hopes Alia gold medals ripple on Jamaica team

Monday, July, 23 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Ryan Foster, CEO of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), is hoping the successes by swimming icon Alia Atkinson, captain of the national women's and swim teams, will provide a rippling effect for athletes competing in other sporting disciplines at the... Read More

Thompson pulls plug on 2018 season

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Olympic sprint double champion Elaine Thompson has called it quits on her 2018 season, citing an injured Achilles tendon that has continued to affect her results. Read More

Excelsior are AFNA High School netball champions

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Monday, July, 23 2018    

Excelsior High crowned themselves high school netball champions of the Caribbean on Saturday when they defeated rivals Holmwood Technical 46-27, in the all-Jamaican final of the AFNA Champion of Champions High School Netball Tournament played at the Leila Robinson Courts in Kingston,... Read More

Windies beaten!

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Providence, Guyana (AFP) — A record double-century partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paved the way as Bangladesh bounced back from their Test series drubbing with a 48-run win over West Indies ,in their opening One-day International yesterday. Read More

Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German win

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Hockenheim , Germany (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton regained the lead in the world drivers' championship yesterday when he claimed one of the most memorable victories of his career by winning a rain-hit German Grand Prix for Mercedes, after starting from 14th on the... Read More

Molinari sees off Spieth, Woods to win British Open

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Carnoustie, United Kingdom (AFP) — Italy's Francesco Molinari emerged from the pack in a thrilling finale at Carnoustie to win the British Open yesterday, seeing off the challenges of reigning champion Jordan Spieth and a revived Tiger Woods to win the first major... Read More

'Pocket Rocket' blasts off

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com Olympic Games and | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Olympic Games and World Championships gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a season's best 10.98 seconds (0.1m/s) to win the women's 100m dash on yesterday's first day of the Muller Anniversary Games in London, the 11th stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit as... Read More

Jamaican jurist Patrick Robinson appointed member of ICAS

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Jamaican jurist Patrick Robinson has been appointed a member of the International Council for Arbitration in Sport (ICAS) for a four-year term which will begin on January 1, 2019. Read More

Alia fired up by record-setting CAC gold

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

BARRAQUILLA, Colombia — National swimming icon Alia Atkinson expressed satisfaction after her biggest signal yet about being on the right path to recovery and achieving her 2018 goal, winning Jamaica's first gold medal in a Games Record 1:06.83 in the A final of the women's 100m... Read More



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