Sports

My Elle Belle tries a second time

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Two three-year-old events, one a maiden and non-winners of two race and the other a maiden condition event, are sure to grab attention during the unfolding of the first mid-week race card tomorrow at Caymanas Park. Read More

SVREL full board in place

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Racing promoter Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), a subsidiary of parent company Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) - lottery operators, now has a full board of directors made up of five members and, as announced previously, the board is headed by executive chairman,... Read More

Horse of the Year voting gets under way

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Voting for the 2017 Horse of the Year starts this week. Read More

Photo: BREEDERS ON EDGE

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Some members of the executive of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) at their annual general meeting last year. At centre is president, Howard Hamilton, at right, vice president Peter John Asher and executive member Dr Paul Wright. Today (Tuesday January 16), the TOBA... Read More

Trailblazing black England player Regis dies, aged 59

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — English football reacted with grief and praise yesterday to the news that former West Bromwich Albion and England forward Cyrille Regis, a trailblazer for black players, had died at age 59. Read More

Davis powers Pelicans, 'Wolves roll over Portland

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied from a 19-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the New York Knicks 123-118 in overtime on Sunday. Read More

No problems for Nadal as Venus leads seeds out of Open

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Melbourne, Australia (AFP) — Rafael Nadal dispelled any injury worries to storm into the Australian Open second round Monday as Venus Williams led a slew of seeds out of the tournament in a dark day for American players. Read More

Windies hold no fear for confident Irish

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

BELFAST, Ireland (CMC) — Two-time former 50-overs champions West Indies maybe the highest seeded side in the ICC World Cup qualifiers but they hold no terrors for minnows Ireland.The Caribbean side have been installed in Group A of the March 4-25 tournament in Zimbabwe,... Read More

Gayle headlines Windies stars in auction

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

NEW DELHI, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle headlines several top-tier West Indies players who will join over 1 000 players in the highly anticipated Indian Premier League auction scheduled for month end.The veteran left-hander was released by Royal Challengers Bangalore... Read More

Grange hails history-making women's bobsled team

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has congratulated Jamaica's women's bobsleigh team on their historic qualification to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea in February. Read More

UWI cruise past newcomers Sandals South Coast

BY HOWARDWALKER Senior Staff Reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 15 2018    

A cheeky chip by Andrae Bernal sent the University of the West Indies(UWI) FC on their way to a comprehensive 3-1 win over Sandals South Coast FC, in their Red Stripe Premier League match at the Mona Bowl yesterday. Read More

Girlz head off to CONCACAF Champs high on confidence

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 15 2018    

Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz head off to Trinidad and Tobago today, where they will go in search of their World Cup dream as one of the three top teams from the CONCACAF Women's Championship. Read More

Boys Club snap losing skid, edge Hopewell 2-1

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, January, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Boys Club snapped their longest losing skid to start a Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League season after beating Hopewell United 2-1 at the UDC Field in Montego Bay on Saturday. Read More

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa

Monday, January, 15 2018    

CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Indian Captain Virat Kohli stood firm against a relentless South African bowling attack on an attritional second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park yesterday. Read More

Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

HOSTS Jamaica Scorpions, led by another terrific display from leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, wrapped up a 57-run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside an hour on yesterday's final morning of the ninth-round regional four-day match at Sabina Park. Read More



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