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JFF, JOA partner to kickstart Tokyo Olympic football dream

It is a journey to Tokyo 2020 and by extension a journey beyond Tokyo 2020.The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) share the common vision of qualifying a Jamaican football team to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Read More

Crowdfunding and rented sleds: how bobsleigh teams get by
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AFP) — The hard up Australian bobsleigh team were forced to rent their sled to compete at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics — and they're not the only ones looking for cheaper ways to get by.... Read More

No, I'm fine thanks!
LONDON, England (CMC) — Fast-bowling star Jofra Archer says his snub by West Indies selectors for the 2014 Under-19 World Cup fueled his desire to represent England, and has once again shot down any suggestion of representing the Caribbean side.... Read More

Hot prospects for Sir Howard, Hotline Stakes races
The campaign for the upcoming native-bred three-year-old Classic races has stepped up a notch with the 23rd running of the Sir Howard Stakes and the 24th running of the Hotline Stakes features at Caymanas Park today.... Read More

Money in hand

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

(From left) Robert Hill, chairman of the board of governors St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS); Yvonne Mamher-Tafari, acting principal STATHS; Leroy Cooke, committee chairman, and CEO of the Mayberry Foundation, Kayree Berry-Teape, pose with the symbbolic cheque at the press launch of the... Read More

Brace yourselves, Gibson/McCook Relays carnival back in town

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

The Gibson/McCook Relays is once again set to ignite the National Stadium and serve up a treat for track and field enthusiasts with the 42nd staging of the prestigious event today.Action is set to begin at 9:00 am. Read More

Barbados eye successful defence of crown against Volcanoes

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — A confident Barbados Pride will be eyeing a successful defence of their Regional Super50 title, while Windward Islands Volcanoes will be targeting their first success in five years when they meet in the final at Coolidge Cricket Ground here... Read More

Blame game as McLeod drops out of race to defend Indoors title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Omar McLeod will not defend his Men's 60m hurdles title at next weekend's IAAF World Indoors championships in Birmingham, England, but his management team is refuting allegations that the athlete “withdrew” from the team. Read More

Hodge, Theophile cripple Jaguars to send Volcanoes into final

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Tyrone Theophile stroked a high-class hundred while all-rounder Kavem Hodge produced an electrifying all-round effort to stun Guyana Jaguars and thrust Windward Islands Volcanoes into today's final of the Regional Super50. Read More

Domino gets lots of love

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

In a strategic move to uplift the game both locally and internationally, Dragon Stout has stepped forward to partner with local bodies as main sponsor for the first-ever World Domino Championships. Read More

Windies will be on their toes, assures skipper Holder

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says West Indies will be taking nothing for granted during the upcoming ICC World Cup Qualifiers, despite entering as the highest-ranked side. Read More

PHOTO: McLeod out!

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Jamaica's Omar Mcleod clears a barrier on his way to winning the 110-metre hurdles final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at London Stadium in London last August. Read More

PHOTO: TIPSTERS CHAMPIONS

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Ruddy Allen (Kool Kat, second left), winner of the Monetary category and Mark Orelue (The Lark, right), winner of the Most Wins category, pose with Andre Fraser (left), newly appointed exceutive director for Capital Betting and Wagering Limited and Bianca Chang, director at Capital Betting and... Read More

Pollard cameo hands Multans winning start

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies star Kieron Pollard produced a cameo as Multan Sultans raised the curtain on the latest edition of the Pakistan Super League with a seven-wicket victory over Darren Sammy's Peshawar Zalmi, here on Thursday. Read More

Russell hails KKR's commitment during ban

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — All-rounder Andre Russell has praised Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for providing the assurances which kept him focused during his one-year ban from the sport. Read More



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