Sports

This is it!

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

DALLAS, USA — Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz will push to confirm qualification to the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup today when they lock horns with Panama in the Concacaf Women's Championships third-place play-off here at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Read More

Wily Watson!

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Antonio Watson felt exhorted and “proud” after battling valiantly to earn the silver medal in the boys' 200m following a third-place finish in Stage Two, Heat Three at the Youth Olympic Games yesterday. Read More

Bolt fumes over drug test notice

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt says he's stunned after being handed a drug testing notice despite retiring from athletics and having no professional contract as he bids to launch a football career in Australia. Read More

1 marlin landed, 21 released after two days' fishing

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Port Antonio, Portland — The 55th staging of the Port Antonio Sir Henry Morgan International Blue Marlin Tournament at the Ole Marina Port Antonio was one of the most successful stagings in recent years with one landed marlin and 21 tagged and released after two days of... Read More

Boscobel hammer Top Pen in St Mary Boscobel Premier League

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

St Mary Costly Construction-sponsored Boscobel Premier League champions Boscobel Warriors began their title defence on a high note, hammering Top Pen Giants by seven wickets at the Boscobel Grounds on Sunday. Read More

Bolt offered contract with Malta football club — reports

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday, with the club saying it wanted to “write history” with the... Read More

Blake's YB Foundation provides Michaela Stephens with tennis gear

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Yohan Blake, through his foundation YB AFRAID and in collaboration with his sportswear sponsor Adidas, has provided training and match gear for top Jamaican tennis player Michaela Stephens. Read More

Red Sharks capture National KO Cup

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Duhaney Park Red Sharks defeated the Jamaica Defence Force Warriors 30-4 to be crowned Jamaica Rugby League Association National Knock-Out champions for 2018.It marks the third time in a row the club has held on to the trophy. Read More

Girlz defeat Panama, head to 2019 Women's World Cup

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jamaica earned a spot in next year's Women's World Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Panama on Wednesday in the third-place at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament. Read More

Reggae Girlz lead Panama 1-0 at half time

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

DALLAS, United States — Jamaica's Senior Reggae Girlz are on the verge of achieving an historic qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, as they lead Panama 1-0 at half-time in the Concacaf Women's Championship third place play off here at the Toyota Stadium. Read More

Watson set to add to Jamaica's medal tally

Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — All eyes will be on Antonio Watson as he shoulders Jamaica's hopes of adding its second medal at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Stage Two, Heat Three of the boys' 200m today, beginning at 4:25 pm here (2:25 pm Jamaica time). Read More

Manning Cup second round kicks off today

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

The long-awaited, much-anticipated two-legged second-round knockout of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Digicel Manning Cup football competition kicks off today with four games across two venues. Read More

Justin Morin — From schoolboy footballer to Digicel CEO

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

Justin Morin discussed how he balanced academics and sports while at St George's College, on his way to attaining a bachelor's degree in Industrial engineering and making his mark in the Middle East working at Saudi Telecom before returning to Jamaica. Here is Part Two of his compelling rise... Read More

Second-round places booked by North & East d'Cup teams

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

St Mary Technical, Titchfield High and Seaforth High all booked their spots in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition, following the end of first round matches on Saturday last. Read More

St Mary Tech qualify for second round

Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

St Mary Technical are the 32nd and final qualifier for the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition, following a ruling by the organisers. Read More



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