Sports

Violet Kickers into St James Division One final

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Violet Kickers shook off several seasons of mediocrity after qualifying for the final of the St James Football Association's Sandals/ATL Division One, after beating Club Ville SC 2-1 in their return-leg semi-final at the UDC field on... Read More

XLCR, Denham Town to meet in high school girls football final

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

DEFENDING champions Excelsior High and Denham Town High will meet in the 2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Locker Room School Girl final, after wins in their respective semi-finals at Spanish Town Prison Oval on Thursday. Read More

Spurs on brink of elimination after emotional loss to Warriors

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 26 points as the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 to take a 3-0 lead over the Spurs, who were playing with heavy hearts after the death of Gregg Popovich's wife. Read More

St Ann, Priory, Mt Pleasant in big Eastern Confed semi-final showdown

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

St Ann arch-rivals Mount Pleasant FC and Priory Academy will kick off the Magnum Eastern Confederation Super League semi-final play-offs at Drax Hall, St Ann, today beginning at 3:00 pm. Read More

PHOTOS: UTECH CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

Jamaica Observer photographers Bryan Cummings and Garfield Robinson were well positioned to capture these images at the UTech Classic track and field meet at the National Stadium last Saturday. Here are their impressions of the annual meet. Read More

No Williams sisters, no problem as USA target Fed Cup final

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — The United States aim to prove again that they can thrive without Serena and Venus Williams when they tackle France for a place in a second consecutive Fed Cup final this weekend. Read More

Holland High confirm final berth

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Holland High confirmed their place in the final of the ISSA Western Conference girls' open basketball competition on Thursday, after beating Montego Bay High 31-12 in their rescheduled game at Holland. Read More

Spicy Hill move closer to leaders

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

DANIEL TOWN, Trelawny — Spicy Hill SC moved to within four points of leaders Duanvale FC in Zone Two of the Trelawny Football Association's Grandeur Transportation Services/ Monymusk Rum Major League on Thursday, after beating Daniel Town 4-0 in a rescheduled second-round game at... Read More

St Catherine, Melbourne in Senior Cup blockbuster

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

The expected blockbuster between the pair of many-time champions St Catherine CC and Melbourne CC at Chedwin Park will take much of the spotlight in today's start of the semi-finals of the Jamaica Cricket Association's two-day Senior Cup... Read More

Gayle's sixth IPL hundred deals Sunrisers first defeat

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

MOHALI, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle dispelled any lingering notions his powers were on the wane by lashing an imperious hundred to fire Kings XI Punjab to a 15-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Thursday. Read More

Sir Viv backs Caricom's position in efforts to reform West Indies cricket

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Legendary former Test captain Sir Vivian Richards has thrown his weight behind CARICOM's efforts at governance reform in West Indies cricket. Read More

Lean times

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — For all his immense talent, West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite will have to make do with a bit-part role for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. Read More

Demolition man Nadal thrashes Thiem to ease into Monte Carlo semis

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) — Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals yesterday as he stepped up his bid for an 11th title in style. Read More

Bermudan cricketers to fly to Dubai for training camp

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Bermuda's cricketers headed to Dubai on Thursday night for a week-long training camp in preparation for the ICC World Cricket League Division Four tournament in Malaysia, which starts next weekend. Read More

Windies star Hope lands another prestigious award

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Fresh from being named one of Wisden's five Cricketers-of-the-Year at Lord's earlier this month, Shai Hope earned another prestigious award on home soil when he received the President's Award at Barbados Cricket Association  annual dinner at Kensington Oval... Read More



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