Sports

Goals galore as KFC, schoolboy football raise funds to feed needy children

With the 2018 ISSA schoolboy football season already in high gear after just over a week of action, competition sponsors KFC already have a lot to be pleased about. Read More

Cuba friendlies opportunity for local players
Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson says the two proposed friendly international matches against Cuba in Jamaica next month should provide yet another opportunity for local-based players to stake their claim for spots in the final Concacaf Nations League...... Read More

Crocs eager to bite at Pan Am qualifiers
Jamaica's men's and women's rugby teams were fully convinced of achieving Pan American and Olympic Games qualification, upon their departure Tuesday for the Pan Am Games qualifiers in Barbados this coming weekend.... Read More

Champions of INSPORTS All-Island Community football, netball leagues to receive $500,000 each
THE overall champions of the 2018 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) All-Island Community football and netball leagues will each receive $500,000 and the championship trophies.... Read More

Knotty affair?

BY PAUL REID Observer writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

PONDS IDE, Hanover — Defending champions Rusea's High and former champions Garvey Maceo High ran their perfect records to four straight after comfortable wins in the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition yesterday, both winners getting six goals... Read More

UWI welcomes Harbour View to Bowl

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

The University of the West Indies (UWI) and Harbour View FC will hunt their first points of the season as they clash in a rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League match at the UWI Bowl starting at 3:30 pm today. Read More

Washout leaves Windies with last chance to level series

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A tropical wave dumped persistent rain across the island, ravaging the second One-Day International between West Indies and South Africa and forcing a no-result in the contest here yesterday. Read More

7 schoolgirls named in Jamaica's team for the CRTTF Senior Championships

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

SEVEN high school girls have been named in Jamaica's eight-member women's team for the 68th staging of the 2018 Caribbean Region Table Tennis Federation (CRTTF) Senior Championships to be held in Jamaica from September 23-29 at the National Arena. Read More

Former NBA player Kimani Ffriend joins Hoop Kidz basketball

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

FORMER NBA player and retired professional basketballer Kimani Ffriend has joined the coaching and management team of the Hoop Kidz Basketball Camp. Read More

Dream start for Duckie for Duckie and Mount Pleasant in RSPL

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

All eyes were on debutants Mount Pleasant Football Academy on Sunday in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). Read More

Formidable Scorpions squad named but still notable absentees

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

The Jamaica Scorpions squad, including veteran stars Christopher Gayle and Jerome Taylor, has been named for next month's Regional Super50 cricket tournament to be hosted in Barbados. Read More

High-riding Frome face Green Island test today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

GREEN ISLAND, Hanover —High-riding Frome Technical could face their first real test of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football season today when they take on Green Island High in Green Island in a Zone B game set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

ISKA boss gives Jamaica high mark in hosting of int'l tourney

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Jamaica scored another big hit as the host of a major international sporting championship, following last week's staging of the International Sport Karate and Kickboxing Association (ISKA) Amateur World Championships at Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose... Read More

Tivoli thirst for more Premier League glory

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

It has been seven years since Tivoli Gardens last tasted victory in the Red Stripe Premier League. Read More

Tivoli ambush Group D leaders Bridgeport

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Tivoli High earned their first points when they toppled Bridgeport High 2-0 to hand the Group D leaders their first defeat from three matches in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Schoolboy football at home yesterday. Read More



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