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d'Cup western battle

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MALDON, St James - Two teams, one spot. That is the equation as former champions St James High and Anchovy High seek the only available place from western Jamaica in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More

Photo: First hurdle!

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Jamaica's Ackera Nugent clears a hurdle under the watchful eyes of team officials during practice yesterday ahead of today's start of track and field events at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Nugent will be Jamaica's first participant on the track today. (Photo: Collin Reid... Read More

Class four boys now able to run longer distances

PAUL A REID Observer West Write | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

SAV LA MAR, Westmoreland — Boys contesting Class 4 at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) Western Championships, set for mid-February 2019, will have the option of running the middle-distance events, the 800m and the 1500m. Read More

Holder wants Gayle in World Cup team

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Once he is physically fit and willing, West Indies' skipper Jason Holder wants Chris Gayle in the regional squad for next year's World Cup. Read More

Reggae Girlz 4-0 at half time vs Cuba

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

EDINBURG, United States — Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz were 4-0 up at half time over Cuba in their final Group B fixture at the Concacaf Women's Championship here at H.E.B Park. Read More

Six marlins tagged today in Superstars of Port Antonio tournament

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

PORTLAND, Jamaica — Six marlins were tagged and released on today's second day of the Superstars of Port Antonio marlin tournament second staging at the Errol Flynn Marina in Portland. Read More

Watching cricket with Garfield Myers

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Make no mistake about it, for those of us who still believe West Indies cricket is worth supporting, last week's performance in India was like a hammer blow to the belly. Read More

Clarendon, Frome lead four into D'Cup second round

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

GREEN ISLAND, Hanover – Four schools, led by former champions Clarendon College and Frome Technical, booked their spots in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup competition after three rescheduled games yesterday. Read More

Denham Town spank Tivoli 5-1 in West Kingston derby

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

AFTER brushing aside St Jago High last Saturday to assume leadership of Zone D, Denham Town High spanked hapless Tivoli Gardens High 5-1 to remain ahead in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup schoolboy football competition at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex yesterday. Read More

Menzies urges calm in wake of Girlz win over Costa Rica

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP In USA | Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

MCALLEN, USA — While there is a lot for Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz team to celebrate, Head Coach Hue Menzies is mindful that the job is not yet done. Read More

Jamaican athletes promise their 'best' at Youth Olympic Games

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — In spite of the fact that they are not at peak form and will be competing out of season, Jamaica's athletes are ready to give their best at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in athletics competition, which begins here tomorrow. Read More

JOA, LASCO join hands in pursuit of Tokyo 2020 dream

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

THE Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) is determined to see the nation represented in 10 sporting disciplines in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Read More

Campbell half-century keeps Scorpions unbeaten in Super50

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Opener John Campbell's half-century was enough to see Jamaica Scorpions to their third-straight win in as many matches as they trounced minnows USA Cricket by seven wickets in the Regional Super50 here Monday. Read More

Heroic Schneider takes Player-of-the-Match award in stride

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

MCALLEN, USA — If ever there was a time when the senior Reggae Girlz team required a big effort from goalkeeper Sydney Schneider, it was in their crucial Concacaf Women's Championship game Monday.And did she deliver. Read More

Arnett-Tivoli derby runs deep, says goalscorer Morgan

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

A brilliant, 84th-minute penalty save from goalkeeper Mikhail Harrison and a 48th-minute strike from skipper Marvin Morgan handed Arnett Gardens FC their third win of the Red Stripe Premier League, clipping Tivoli Gardens FC 1-0 at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on Monday night. Read More



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