Sports

Denbigh, Holmwood to contest ISSA rural netball finals today

By Gerald Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

Denbigh High and Holmwood Technical will contest the 2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural High Schools Junior and Senior netball finals at the Manchester High School courts today. Read More

Captain Powell

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Rovman Powell has been named as the surprise choice to lead West Indies in their three-match One-Day International series against Bangladesh, with Twenty20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite returning to the 15-man squad for the first time in eight months but... Read More

Levy, Williams newcomers in Scorpions 13-man squad

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

Jermaine Levy and Kenroy Williams are two new faces drafted in the Paul Palmer-captained Jamaica Scorpions squad for their opening game of the 2018-19 West Indies four-day cricket championship away to Barbados Pride, starting December 13. Read More

Stanley Couch are new national boxing champions

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

The curtains came down on the three-day Jamaica Boxing Board's National Championship at the Stanley Couch Gym in Kingston last Saturday with the host gym taking back the champion gym title from Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) who held it for the past two... Read More

On cloud nine

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

Princess Brown has always worked hard assessing her every call with aspirations of making it big as a Fifa assistant referee. Read More

Lazarus, Miler & Hillel bag ATL Sporting Clays championships

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

Zach Lazarus, Savanna Miller and Hillel Academy walked away with the big prizes on Sunday at the ATL Automotive Group Inter School Sporting Clays Challenge at the Jamaica Skeet Club in Portmore. Read More

Photo: Captain Powell!

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

Rovman Powell of West Indies celebrates his half century during the third and final ODI match against Bangladesh at Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts, on July 28, 2018.(Photo: AFP) Read More

Bravo returns for Bangladesh ODIs

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Middle-order batsman Darren Bravo was recalled Wednesday after more than two years away from ODI cricket as the West Indies named a 15-man squad for their three-match series against Bangladesh. Read More

Young Americans ready to take Bolt's mantle

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

MONACO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) — Usain Bolt might have hung up his spikes, but there are at least two young American sprinters set to take up the mantle of the mighty multi-medal-winning Jamaican. Read More

'When men on Earth have done their best God will do the rest'

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

“I have told them and I keep telling them that this school is God's school and we are going to do a lot of amazing things,” acclaimed Lilith Wilson, acting principal of Clarendon College as the school celebrated its eighth hold on the ISSA Wata daCosta... Read More

KC's Thomas relishes hero-like feeling after scoring Manning Cup winner

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

The weight of expectations on the shoulders of the members of the Kingston College (KC) team that lined up to face North Street rivals St George's College in the final of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition at the National Stadium on Friday was enormous. Read More

A sip of 'Brandy' on Diamond Mile Day

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

Three-year-old chestnut filly Brandy, trained by Waynbe DaCosta, earned her second career win after romping home easily in the $1.3-million TVJ/TVJSN Trophy over one mile (1,600m) on Saturday. Read More

Okano, Vilyugrein capture 18th Reggae Marathon

Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

Negril, Westmoreland — Japan's Daichi Okano and Norway's Ann Vilyugrein emerged respective men's and women's victors of the 18th Reggae Marathon held on Sunday in Negril. Read More

RACING NEWS FOR DIAMOND MILE RACE DAY 1-12-2018

Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

ELEVEN HORSES CLAIMED ON SATURDAYThe claiming box was busy on the Diamond Mile Race Day as 11 horses were claimed on the 14-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

'God help everybody else'

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

It is said that greatness comes by doing a few small and smart things consistently, chipping away at things in life that are ordinary. Read More



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