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Grange urges sports associations to insure eligible athletes under Insurance Plan

The Minister of Sport Olivia Grange has urged the country's sports bodies to register their athletes with the Jamaican Athletes' Insurance Plan. Read More

Campbell hails grandfather in rise to highest level
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — New West Indies recruit John Campbell has credited the dedication of his grandfather, Clive Campbell, for paving the way for him to become a cricketer and reach as far as the international stage.... Read More

Law warns England not to take West Indies lightly
London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Former West Indies coach Stuart Law believes England could come unstuck during their upcoming Test series in the Caribbean if they “underestimate” their hosts.... Read More

Desperate Scorpions go in search of first win
JAMAICA Scorpions will be desperate to get a win under their belts when they oppose Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West Indies four-day cricket match at National Cricket Stadium in St George's, Grenada.... Read More

All set!

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Kingston City's first-ever international marathon was launched at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel yesterday, exactly 60 days before it is set to be run off. Read More

Mount Pleasant blank Dunbeholden in battle of promoted teams

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

 The gap continues to widen between the promoted teams as Mount Pleasant FA beat hosts Dunbeholden FC 2-0 in the rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League match at Royal Lakes Complex in St Catherine yesterday. Read More

It was a great year for me and the team — Shaw

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor williamss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Khadija “Bunny” Shaw rarely jumps for joy unless she has put the ball into the back of the net. That, more than anything else, is what she lives for. Read More

'Proud' Son sparks Koreans to Asian Cup win as Iran fire blanks

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates (AFP) — An effervescent Heung-min Son inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China yesterday to finish top of their Asian Cup group. Read More

Photo: All set!

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

(From left) Co-chair Nicola Madden Greig; Kingston and St Andrew MunicipalCorporation's Donovan Samuels; race co-ordinator Allen Beckford; co-chair Chris Jarrett,and Director of Tourism Donovan White display unity during the launch of the KingstonCity Marathon at the Jamaica... Read More

Warriors score record 51 points in 1st quarter in win over Nuggets

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The reigning champion Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead. Read More

CPL economic impact reaches US$127m

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Organisers of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) say the economic impact of tournament last year exceeded the US$100-million mark for the first time in the history of the competition.According to a CPL statement, the total economic impact for the seven... Read More

Sports associations urged to insure eligible athletes under Gov't plan

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange is urging the country's sports bodies to register their athletes with the Government's insurance plan, which covers group health, group life and personal accident for national athletes. Read More

Menzies cops Concacaf Women's Coach of the Year award

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

USA-based Hue Menzies says the Concacaf Women's Coach of the Year award, the first for a Jamaican, is a shared honour for his technical team and the country on a whole. Read More

Stewart strike helps Waterhouse sink Arnett

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

A Tremaine Stewart strike four minutes before the half time break was enough for Waterhouse FC to secure all three points against Arnett Gardens in the latest edition of Monday Night football in the Red Stripe Premier League. Read More

MBU ambush Mount Pleasant with McBayne penalty

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

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