Sports

'Tee Off With the Swans' to benefit St Hugh's High's renovation projects

Friday, April, 13 2018    

The third staging of the St Hugh's 'Tee Off With the Swans' golf tournament is set for May 26 at the Constant Spring Golf Club. Read More

Hurdles Queen

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, April, 13 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia — The Jamaican gold rush at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games continued yesterday as Janieve Russell became the latest athlete to win a final inside the Cararra Stadium for the country. Read More

Dane Nelson, trainer Rowan Mathie have history on their side

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 13 2018    

Trainer Rowan Mathie won the Jamaica 1000 Guineas with his filly Al Fouzia in 2010 and now, in 2018, he will be looking to add the Jamaica 2000 Guineas silverware to his cabinet with his talented bay gelding, Another... Read More

I'm always ready!

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Friday, April, 13 2018    

Joel Grant may be 4,500 miles away pursuing his professional football career in England, but his heart is close to his ancestral home in Jamaica. Read More

Marquesas to continue dominance in 2000 Guineas

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, April, 13 2018    

 To say that this year's 2000 Guineas is wide open would be an understatement of major proportions. A field of 15 runners face the starter on Sunday, April 15, in a race where the favourite might well end up at over 3-1. Read More

SVREL to officially open gaming lounge at Caymanas Park

Friday, April, 13 2018    

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) will unveil the latest addition to its entertainment offerings at Caymanas Park tomorrow (Saturday, April 14) with the official launch of The Horseshoe Gaming Lounge. Read More

Honey Ryda, Marquesas are ready

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 13 2018    

Big race jockey Shane Ellis knows a thing or two about winning the Jamaica 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas races. After all, the former two-time champion has so far ridden six winners in both events — four in the 1,000 Guineas and two in the 2,000 Guineas. Read More

Let the 'Honey' flow in Cash Pot, Money Time 1000 Guineas

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, April, 13 2018    

Now is the time for 13 of the best three-year-old fillies currently in training to show their true worth in the first Classic race of the 2018 racing season, the 1000 Guineas, tomorrow Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Seeking My Dream returns

Friday, April, 13 2018    

Two-time Horse of the Year (2015-16), Seeking My Dream makes his first appearance for the season on tomorrow's 11-race card after a six-month absence from competitive racing at Caymanas Park. Read More

Manchester City seek to end slide against Tottenham Hotspurs

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Observer contributor | Friday, April, 13 2018    

This Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15, there is an exciting serving of matches across the top leagues in Europe. JustBet has two action-packed encounters for you that surely will have you wanting more even after the final whistle. Read More

Student athletes encouraged to sign up for insurance plan

Friday, April, 13 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) —The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is appealing for student athletes to sign up for the Jamaican Athletes Insurance Plan (JAIP). Read More

Commonwealth Games: Semenya defiant after sweeping to Commonwealth double — Wrap

Friday, April, 13 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — South Africa's Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double with victory in the women's 800 metres on Friday. Read More

Hope 'humbled' by Wisden honour

Friday, April, 13 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — West Indies stroke-maker Shai Hope has described the honour of being named one of Wisden's five Cricketers-of-the-Year as “humbling”, and has praised the “phenomenal” effort which saw the Caribbean side stun England in the second Test... Read More

Two Indian athletes kicked out of Commonwealths over needle find

Friday, April, 13 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Read More

'Illegal to be who I am' - Daley urges change in same-sex laws

Friday, April, 13 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — English world champion diver Tom Daley on Friday urged Commonwealth nations who outlaw homosexuality to relax their anti-gay stance. Read More



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