Sports

Boyz rally 'round gravely ill Shelton in hour of need

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — For sure, Luton Shelton is not alone in his hour of need.Not only does the former Reggae Boyz striker have the people of Jamaica in his corner, but his true brothers in arms — his fellow footballers. Read More

Reggae Boyz look to stamp class against Bonaire
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — It should be a walk in the park.But for Coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore, it is not as simple as that.... Read More

Referee halts hammering of depleted St Mary's College
A depleted St Mary's College reduced to six players after 50 minutes, forced referee Malica Reid to call an abrupt end to their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football encounter while trailing Excelsior High 0-8 yesterday.... Read More

WILL large and totally in charge
Readers of last Friday's (October 12, 2018) Supreme Racing Guide would have noticed that only one photograph was used on the front page of the publication. That photo was of Will In Charge with jockey Robert Halledeen.... Read More

Wily Watson!

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Ackera Nugent appears set to capture Jamaica's first medal at the Youth Olympic Games when she races in Stage Two, Heat Three of the girls' 100 metres hurdles today at 2:45 pm (12:45 pm Jamaica time). Read More

One second round spot yet to be decided

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY — The final slate of match-ups for the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition will not be known until the organisers meet as yesterday's final day of first round matches ended with one qualifier yet to be decided. Read More

Boyz anxious to lay Cayman ghost to rest with Bonaire blowout

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — The Cayman Islands performance is like a stubborn ghost that won't go away. Read More

Reggae Girlz brace for the marauding USA

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF U-20 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP In Trinidad AT THE CONCACAF U-20 WOMEN’S CHAMPION | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Dallas , USA — Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz will take the first of three bites at the cherry for a historic Fifa World Cup qualification when they oppose top-ranked United States in the Concacaf Women's Championships semi-final here today. Read More

Wounded Tivoli brace for Mount Pleasant backlash

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Following their first defeat of the season, Tivoli Gardens will mount an unpleasant welcome for Donovan Duckie and his St Ann marauders into the heart of Kingston for the very first time at Edward Seaga Sports Complex, starting at 3:30 pm. Read More

Photo: WILY WATSON!

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Jamaica's Antonio Watson reacts after winning his 200m heat in 21.33 seconds ahead of Joakim Genereux for the second fastest time of all the heats at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, yesterday. (Photo: Collin Reid courtesy of Jamaica Olympic Association) Read More

St Mary Boscobel Premier League T20 bowls off today

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

The 2018 St Mary Boscobel Premier League (BPL) T20 cricket competition bowls off today, with favourites Boscobel Warriors up against Top Pen Giants at Boscobel cricket ground starting at 12: 30 pm. Read More

No ODI for Windies at Wankhede after fixture change

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Brabourne Stadium will be prepared to host the fourth One-Day International between India and West Indies, despite the short notice of the change in venue from the choice Wankhede Stadium. Read More

Chase a 'quality player', says coach Law

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies Head Coach Stuart Law has praised the talents of Roston Chase, labelling him “a quality player” who has worked hard to convert his weaknesses into strengths. Read More

Pant, Rahane deflate Windies after Chase hundred

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies released the pressure in the final session as wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and Ajinkya Rahane struck enterprising half-centuries to give India control of the second and final Test here yesterday. Read More

Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Amsterdam, Netherlands (AFP) — Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk led the Netherlands to a crushing 3-0 win over Germany yesterday in the Nations League, to ramp up the pressure on German coach Joachim Loew. Read More



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