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Calabar, Camperdown on top in ISSA U16 Basketball League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 13 2018    

DEFENDING champions Calabar High and Camperdown High are clear leaders in Zones A and B, respectively, in the 2017/2018 ISSA Southern Conference High Schoolboys Under-16 basketball league following the latest round of action on Thursday. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Yaya's DreamRace 2) Twilight Dreams/Honey RydaRace 3) Super Glitterman/DallasRace 4) El Numero Uno/Court Call/Lazza Read More

UPDATE: Leeward Islands 146-5 at tea

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions are closing in on victory on the penultimate day in their regional four-day game as they have pegged Leeward Islands Hurricanes to 146-5 at the tea interval here at Sabina Park.The Hurricanes will require a further 116 runs for victory with... Read More

Leeward Islands 35-0 in reply to Scorpions 261

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Leeward Islands Hurricanes have made a positive start at 35 without loss at lunch in response to the Jamaica Scorpions 261 on day three of their regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park on Saturday. Captain Kieran Powell who is on 11 and Montcin Hodge... Read More

GATE TEST

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 12 2018    

Despite pelting rain, the quest to find the next champion jockey started on Wednesday last for 47 youngsters, including five young ladies, at Caymanas Park. The popular gate test was organised by the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), administrators of the jockeys' programme. The gate test... Read More

VCB 5K Run/Walk Road Race launched

Friday, January, 12 2018    

THE third annual staging of the Veronica Campbell-Brown (VCB) Foundation 5K Run/Walk Road Race is scheduled to be held on Sunday, January 21, at the Vere Technical High School in Hayes, Clarendon, starting at 7:30 am. Read More

Jamaica's gymnastics has found its 'wonder woman'

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 12 2018    

Very often coaches and athletes take the spotlight for various sporting achievements.Seldom are those who work assiduously behind the scenes given recognition for their significant contributions to making those successes possible. Read More

Saneekie Burton finding footing with Portmore United

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, January, 12 2018    

The highly anticipated clash in the second round of the Red Stripe Premier League between defending champions Arnett Gardens and last season's beaten finalists Portmore United brought out a legion of fans to the Spanish Town Prison Oval on Sunday. Read More

Hodge, Mayers put Volcanoes in control

Friday, January, 12 2018    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Kavem Hodge was eyeing a second first-class hundred and Kyle Mayers his first, as both struck unbeaten half-centuries to ensure Windward Islands Volcanoes dominated the opening day of their penultimate round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship... Read More

BATTING PAINS

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 12 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions' batsmen were again found wanting as Leeward Islands Hurricanes dismissed the hosts for 197 in the first innings of the ninth-round regional four-day game at Sabina Park. Read More

Williams scores 50, Durant reaches milestone in loss

Friday, January, 12 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 50 points as the Los Angeles Clippers spoiled a milestone night for Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant with a 125-106 victory on Wednesday night. Read More

Omar Holness signs with USL's Bethlehem Steel

Friday, January, 12 2018    

Twenty-three-year-old Jamaican midfielder Omar Holness has signed with Philadelphia Union B team, Bethlehem Steel FC, in the United Soccer League (USL). Read More

Kerber marches on in Sydney, Muller beaten

Friday, January, 12 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Germany's Angelique Kerber won a seventh-straight match as she steamed into the semi-finals of the Sydney International yesterday boosting her confidence for next week's Australian Open. Read More

Weakened Bayern wary of explosive J'can winger Bailey

Friday, January, 12 2018    

BERLIN, Germany — Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich will kick off the second half of the German league season at Bayer Leverkusen today without star striker Robert Lewandowski and key defender Mats Hummels. Read More

“Murphy's Law” no longer applies — as all is well

Friday, January, 12 2018    

Any trainer with fewer than 10 horses under his care, who can post two winners from that barn from as many starts, must be hopeful for a promising season. One such trainer is Dale Murphy. Read More



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