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Waterhouse Coach Gayle says club focusing on youth

Like other teams preparing to participate in the Jamaica Premier League, Waterhouse FC put a halt to the programme at the end of 2020 when it became clear that there was no set date for the resumption of football on the island. Read More

Aquatics boss Lyn clings to hope Gov't will give blessing for preparation meet
With last month's planned race session being shot down by the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW), Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) President Martin Lyn is hopeful that they will get the green light to host another in the coming weeks to aid swimmers in hitting qualifying...... Read More

Determined Brathwaite embracing new responsibility
DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Stand-in Test Captain Kraigg Brathwaite sees himself as a critical figure in the two-Test series starting next month, and has no plans on shirking the massive responsibility before him.... Read More

Fifth winner for Abbi brings hope, encouragement
Abigail Able is a part of a growing number of young women becoming more involved in the sport of thoroughbred racing.... Read More

Ten horses to follow in 2021

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, January, 15 2021    

1 - CHANDRA'S LAW: Sensational Slam - She's Spectacular Read More

Champs blow

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 15 2021    

The 2021 staging of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) National Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships (“Champs”) appears set to be pushed back from the suggested March date to the alternative date of May after yesterday's announcement by the Ministry of... Read More

Former Hydel hurdler Hemmings picks up US collegiate award

Friday, January, 15 2021    

Former Hydel High School hurdler Trishauna Hemmings was on Wednesday named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women's Track Performer of the Week after setting a personal best 8.29 seconds in the preliminaries of the 60m hurdles at the Orange and Purple Elite meet held... Read More

Apprentice Daniel Thompson get 25 days for cruelty to animal

Friday, January, 15 2021    

In an alarming development a young apprentice Daniel Thompson has been suspended for 25 race days for cruelty to animal.In addition, Thompson has been denied the use of his whip for 10 consecutive rides after his suspension is completed. Read More

Another close win by Cold Pursuit

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

Cold Pursuit, a four-year-old dark bay gelded son of Northern Giant - Liquidity, trained by Ryan Darby for owner Marlon Biggs, came running on late, as usual, to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the Howard Phillips Memorial Trophy feature at Caymanas Park on Saturday, January... Read More

Patriarch gets a chance at redemption, but it won't be easy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 15 2021    

The St Catherine Cup takes the spotlight on what is a competitive 10-race programme at Caymanas Park tomorrow, January 16. Thirteen runners are down to face the starter going six furlongs (1,200m) for a total purse of $1.15 million in the featured trophy race. Read More

Johncrowjeff flies to first win

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

Johncrowjeff got his three-year-old career off to a promising start when he released the maiden tag in a native-bred Three-Year-Old Maiden Condition race for a total purse of $870,000 at 5 furlongs (1100 metres). That victory was achieved in the fourth race on... Read More

Coach Holness urges colleagues to take charge of growth process in young athletes

Friday, January, 15 2021    

Veteran Coach Jerry Holness has urged high school track and field coaches not to be pressured into pushing their young charges too fast too soon, whether by prinicipals or parents. Read More

Meet trainer Gary Griffiths

Friday, January, 15 2021    

For over 10 years Gary Griffiths has been conditioning horses at Caymanas Park. Read More

Nets await Harden trade with dominant display, Lakers red-hot

Friday, January, 15 2021    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Brooklyn Nets limbered up for the expected arrival of James Harden in a blockbuster National Basketball Association (NBA) trade with a 116-109 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Read More

'Devine' inspiration

Friday, January, 15 2021    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) — New Zealand Captain Sophie Devine hit the fastest century in women's Twenty20 (T20) history yesterday, taking just 36 balls to reach 100 in a domestic match in Dunedin. Read More


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