Sports

Milo 5 selected for FC Barcelona Camp Nou trip

Two inner-city lads — Romain Blake and Mathieu Rose — are among five youngsters selected from the Nestlé Milo One Day Tournament on Sunday for the exposure of a lifetime with a trip to FC Barcelona Camp Nou October 16-18. Read More

Manchester, Central, Seaforth put impressive records on line today
MAY PEN, Clarendon — Three schools — Manchester High, Central High and Seaforth High — will put impressive winning records on the line today as the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition continues with nine games in three zones.... Read More

Reggae Boy Gordon notches first goal in heavy defeat
NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — Jamaican Owayne Gordon scored his first goal on his sixth start for San Antonio FC since joining on loan last month, but it proved in vain as they crashed to a 2-5 defeat to Swope Park Rangers in the United Soccer League last weekend.... Read More

Dinthill, Glenmuir, Ocho Rios, Spot Valley march on
SPOT VALLEY, St James — Four schools, including former champions Dinthill Technical and Glenmuir High, continued their good form in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition with wins yesterday.... Read More

Byron Bachelor Athletics Complex opened at Kingston College

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Four and a half months after its completion, the Byron Bachelor Athletics Complex was officially opened at Kingston College last Friday, much to the delight of the school community which now has access to a six-lane, 350m synthetic track. Read More

Changing tack?

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

NOTTINGHAM, England (CMC) — Seamer Kesrick Williams has underscored the importance of taking England out of their natural game as West Indies look to square the five-match series in the second One-Day International at Trent Bridge here today. Read More

Grange encourages new football boss to focus on grassroots development

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

The Minister of Sport Olivia Grange has congratulated the new president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts. Read More

Cariah eager to make big impact against Sri Lankans

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago left-hander Yannic Cariah says he is anxiously looking forward to next month's West Indies A series against the touring Sri Lankans, and is intent on making his mark. Read More

England's Root says ODI change is as good as a rest

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Joe Root says he will be refreshed rather than fatigued by playing a full part in England's One-Day International campaign against the West Indies — even with the Ashes tour looming. Read More

Brathwaite cleared to bowl again by ICC

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Part-time West Indies off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after having his action approved by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Read More

Pakistan ban Latif for five years over spot-fixing

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal yesterday banned opener Khalid Latif for five years and fined him one million rupees (US$9,489) over a spot-fixing case, the second casualty after teammate Sharjeel Khan was banned late last... Read More

Jamaican Burke, Bethlehem Steel forced to settle for draw with Louisville

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (CMC) — Cory Burke ignited Bethlehem Steel with his sixth goal of the season, but they twice failed to hold onto the lead and came away with a 2-2 draw against Louisville City FC in the only match of the United Soccer League last Friday. Read More

Grange says Jamaica should think about a sport niche market

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Sport Minister Olivia Grange has said that Jamaica could consider carving out a niche market in relation to the sports goods industry comprising of equipment, accessories, and apparel. Read More

St Jago blank Jose Marti 2-0, but 'Trinity' stay perfect in Group F

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

After missing out on their opening contest, St Jago High are now taking flight as they registered win number two on the trot with a 2-0 beating of neighbours Jose Marti Technical in their Group F Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup game... Read More

Hydel punish wasteful Camperdown 5-2

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Kemar Reid, with three magnificent goals, propelled Hydel High to a comfortable 5-2 win over 10-man Camperdown High in their Group C encounter, in the 2017 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition at Caymanas Football Field... Read More



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