Nine Jamaicans down to contest today's Paris Diamond League

World and Olympic champion Elaine Thompson, middle-distance runner Natoya Goule and sprint hurdler Ronald Levy are among the Jamaicans who will be seeking to secure their spots in the lucrative International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)... Read More

Glittering Para Pan opening ceremony
The National Stadium of Lima, also known as José Díaz Estadio Nacional de Lima, was last night ablaze with colour, music and fireworks, as the region's para athletes paraded in their national colours to a packed stadium and an estimated viewing audience of over 30...... Read More

Juniors take heart despite failing to progress at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships
Despite failing to progress from the preliminary rounds so far, Jamaica's young swimmers continue to take heart from their performances at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary.... Read More

Following the successful staging of the fourth Porus Night League, Crenston Boxhill and Karam Persad are once again bringing top-notch football to the Manchester community with two intriguing games today.... Read More

Herediano hold advantage after 1-1 stalemate with Waterhouse

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Defending Scotiabank Concacaf League champions CS Herediano hold a slight advantage going into their return leg against Waterhouse FC after they earned a come-from-behind 1-1 draw with the Jamaicans at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, on Thursday night. Read More

Lyles 'shocked' by fellow sprinter Coleman's missed tests

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Paris , France (AFP) — Noah Lyles said he was “shocked” by fellow American sprinter Christian Coleman's three missed drug tests which have left the world championship 100-metre favourite facing a possible suspension. Read More


Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) — A late burst by senior fast bowler Ishant Sharma earned him a five-wicket haul and reduced the West Indies to 189 for eight in reply to India's first-innings total of 297 at the close of the second day of the first Test at Sir Vivian... Read More

Debutant Shamarh Brooks anxious to showcase skills for Windies

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — Debutant right-hander Shamarh Brooks says he will be looking to cash in on the “good batting track” at the Vivian Richards cricket ground as he looks to make his first taste of Test cricket a memorable one. Read More

Scotiabank face ATL 'A' in Business House netball today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 24 2019    

FORMER champions Scotiabank will take on Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) 'A', as the 2019 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Senior A/B Leagues continue today at Leila Robinson Courts, Independence Park Sports Complex, beginning at 5:30 pm. Read More

Neighbours St Ann, St Mary battle for JCA All-island Limited Overs title

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

NEIGHBOURS St Ann Cricket Association (CA) and St Mary Cricket Association are to square off for championship honours in today's final of the Jamaica Cricket Association All-island Limited Overs tournament. Read More

Changes coming for Ben Francis Cup and Walker Cup qualification

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

With howls of discontent coming from many quarters last year about the changes made by the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to qualification for the oldest-running schoolboy football knockout competitions, changes are afoot, again. Read More

PHOTO: Yorked!

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Jamaica's John Campbell of West Indies is bowled by Mohammed Shami of India during day two of the first Test at Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda, yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Boult, Southee rattle Sri Lanka in rain-hit Test

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Trent Boult and Tim Southee led New Zealand's charge against Sri Lanka on day two of the rain-hit second Test in Colombo, yesterday. Read More

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) — Josh Hazlewood took five wickets as England were bowled out for just 67 on the second day of the third Test at Headingley yesterday to leave Australia on the verge of retaining the Ashes. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Whatever/Kings Treasure/Jamaican StormRace 2) Ringo Starr/Son of Taqarub/SonofakingRace 3) AlexandraRace 4) Father Ken/San Siro/Free AddiRace 5) Graydon/Royal Aviator Read More


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