Sports

Briana's in!

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Teenaged sprint sensation Briana Williams was provisionally named to Jamaica's World Championships squad despite her anti-doping case being set to take place September 23-25, ending just two days before the start of the global event in Doha, Qatar. Read More

Frome, Manning's make it two-straight

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

FROME, Westmoreland — Former champions Frome Technical and Manning's School extended their winning starts to the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup competition with contrasting wins, while Belmont High scored their first-ever win in the competition after blanking former champions Godfrey... Read More

Holy Trinity slam Clan Carthy 8-1 to start Manning Cup campaign

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Despite losing start striker Phillon Lawrence to the “transfer market”, Holy Trinity High started their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup season with a bang when they put an 8-1 pasting on Clan Carthy High at Winchester Park on Tuesday. Read More

Selection changes aimed at 'best possible outcomes' — Skerritt

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) has overhauled its selection system to feature team-specific panels, selection analysts, and a new policy aimed at creating transparency and efficiency in the process. Read More

Schutt, Healy ensure Windies whitewash

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — Fast bowler Megan Schutt's final-over hat-trick coupled with opener Alyssa Healy's dashing half-century underlined another dominant Australia performance as West Indies slumped to an eight-wicket defeat and a 3-0 whitewash in their ICC Women's... Read More

Photo: BRIANA'S IN!

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

WILLIAMS... selected to contest the 100m and 4x100m relays (Photo: Leo Hudson) Read More

Neymar rape accuser charged with extortion in Brazil

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Sao Paulo , Brazil (AFP) — Police in Sao Paulo said Tuesday they will bring extortion and slander charges against a Brazilian model who accused football star Neymar of rape. Read More

'Tappa' laments poor pitch, lighting in Guyana stroll

Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore's Reggae Boyz were never in danger of losing their Concacaf Nations League B match against hosts Guyana near here on Monday night. The 4-0 victory in the Group C contest at Leonora Track and Field Centre was a strong... Read More

Chace The Great poised for Saint Cecelia Cup

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

With the Caribbean Sprint Championship drawing near, Chace The Great would want to grease his engine, and today's feature at Caymanas Park — the Sixth running of the Saint Cecelia Cup, seems like the perfect opportunity for him... Read More

Alvas Powell expresses delight at breaking Boyz goal drought

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Before kick-off, Alvas Powell thought it was going to be a normal evening's work for him. Read More

One match, two different views

By Job Nelson Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

Listening to coaches Andrew Price of Humble Lion and Paul “Tegat” Davis of Mount Pleasant Football Academy gives the impression they played two different games and controlled the action, but squandered the many chances they got. Read More

Williams drug case set for Sept 23-25

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

JAMAICA'S Under-20 World double sprint champion Briana Williams' dream of participating at the IAAF Doha World Championships appears doomed as her anti-doping case has been set for September 23, 24 and 25. Read More

'It's not the same'

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

There was an empty feeling not just inside Joscelyn Richards, but the Edward Seaga Sports Complex as well on Sunday, as it was the first time in many years that a national premier league game was being played without the presence of the former prime minister of Jamaica, the late Edward... Read More

Six schools make it two-straight to start D'Cup campaign

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

MUNRO, St Elizabeth — Six schools led by former champions Munro College and Manchester High extended their winning starts to two games in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition yesterday as Mile Gully High, Paul Bogle High, Annotto Bay High and Oracabessa High were also... Read More

C'down clip Mona

Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

Former champions Camperdown High had to reply on a fortuitous late goal to beat Mona High 1-0 yesterday in the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Digicel Manning Cup Group D match at Alpha Institute football field. Read More



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