Sports

Association presidents high on confidence as teams set for CAC Games departure

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

At least three presidents of local sporting associations are confident that Jamaica will return from the CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, with a large cache of medals. Read More

Brathwaite hundred lifts Windies to 295-4

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Kraigg Brathwaite’s stubborn century helped West Indies take command of Thursday's first day after Bangladesh spinners threatened in the morning session of the second Test match at Sabina Park. Read More

Bolt heads to Russia for World Cup final

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sprint legend Usain Bolt is on his way to Moscow, Russia to attend the World Cup final match between France and Croatia on Sunday. Read More

Windies 164-3 at tea vs Bangladesh

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — West Indies continued their steady progress towards a decent first innings total as they were 164-3 against Bangladesh at the tea interval on the first day of the second Test match here at Sabina Park on Thursday. Read More

World U-20 Champs: Two gold, one silver for Jamaica on day 3

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Jamaican athletes lit up a gloomy afternoon at the Tampere stadium here in Finland, winning two gold medals and a silver within half an hour to end the third day of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships. Read More

Bangladesh spinners slow Windies progress

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- West Indies were 79-2 against Bangladesh at lunch after losing the toss and being asked to take first strike on Thursday's opening morning of the second Test match at Sabina Park.Score: West Indies 79-2 (35 overs) Read More

World U-20 Champs: Briana Williams books spot in 100m final

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Jamaica's Briana Williams booked her spot in this evening's final of the Women's 100m at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships after easily winning her semi-final in a controlled 11.25 seconds (-20.2m.s) at the Tampere Stadium in Finland. Read More

Bangladesh bowl first vs Windies at Sabina

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Bangladesh won the toss and have asked West Indies to take first strike on the opening morning of the second Test match at Sabina Park. Read More

World U-20 Champs: Boys progress in 40mH, 200m

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Intermediate hurdlers Malik James-King and Leonardo Ledgister as well as 200m runner Xavier Nairne all made progress on this morning's short session of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Tampere stadium in Finland. Read More

They're going home!

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal deep in extra time as Croatia beat England 2-1 in an utterly gripping World Cup semi-final in Moscow yesterday to set up a final date with France. Read More

Kai Chang hopes to emulate Dacres in discus

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

TAMPERE, Finland — Kai Chang is the only thrower in the Jamaican continent of over 40 athletes but if he was feeling any pressure it would be difficult to tell as the 6-foot six-inch 18-year-old is a picture of calm and relaxation as he awaits the start of the discus throw at the... Read More

Walker loses Under-19 final at Caribbean Junior Squash Champs

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Jamaican Jonathan Walker lost to the number one seed Josiah Griffiths of Barbados in the boys' Under-19 final of the 2018 JN General Insurance Caribbean Area Squash Association's Junior Championships on Tuesday night at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston. Read More

J'can swimmers, basketballers depart for Chinese programme

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

The Jamaica to China Exchange programme is now in full swing with a number of athletes from various disciplines already in the East Asian nation working to improve their craft. Read More

Seaforth repeat as St Thomas Major League champions

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Seaforth FC edged York FC 3-2 on penalties to retain their St Thomas Major League crown and earned their first lien on the trophy from new sponsor Serge in a tame contest at the York Complex on Sunday. Read More

Photo: Winners' Delight!

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Winners' Delight! Minister of Health Christopher Tufton (second left) and Courtney Campbell (right), president and CEO of Victoria Mutual Group, share a photo opportunity with winners of the Jamaica Moves 5K run, Garfield Gordon of UCT Steppas and Crystal Brown of Institute Of High Learning on... Read More



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