Sports

19 marlin released at second staging of Superstars of Port Antonio Tournament

Friday, October, 12 2018    

PORTLAND, Jamaica — The second staging of the Superstars of Port Antonio marlin tournament ended at 3:30 Friday afternoon after an exciting day of fishing described as "extremely good". Read More

Chase's runs boost West Indies in 2nd Test against India

Friday, October, 12 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — Roston Chase hit an unbeaten 98 to defiantly lead the West Indies to 295 for seven on the opening day of the second Test against India on Friday. Read More

Usain Bolt scores 2 goals in first A-League trial start

Friday, October, 12 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt scored his first goals in professional football Friday after starting up front in a pre-season game for Australia's Central Coast Mariners. Read More

Samuda urges athletes to be 'good ambassadors' of Jamaica

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda challenged the nation's representatives, among all things, to be “good ambassadors” for the country at the Youth Olympic Games. Read More

Reggae Girlz look to fill boots against Cuba

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP In USA | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MCALLEN, USA — A day off for the Reggae Girlz to clear their heads and regain focus was just what the doctor ordered. Read More

Cheers to Jamaica Chess at 43rd Olympiad

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

The Jamaica Chess delegation has come away from the 43rd Chess Olympiad held in Batumi, Georgia, with several internationally recognised chess titles, a wealth of experience, new contacts, and a seat on the World Chess Federation's governing body. Read More

Girls set sights on England

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

AFTER sweeping Trinidad and Tobago 2-0, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will turn their attention to England in the first of three Tests today, as the 2018 LASCO Sunshine Netball Series continues at the National Indoor Sports Centre, starting at 7:00 pm. Read More

First hurdle!

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Medal hopeful Ackera Nugent will launch Jamaica's track and field quest at the Youth Olympic Games in the girls' 100m hurdles heats today. Read More

Stalwarts to be honoured at Bell/Ziadie Memorial

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Dennis Hutchinson, Lenworth Hyde, Paulette Riley and Frankie Lewis will be honoured at the 32nd staging of the Bell/Ziadie Memorial football matches at Winchester Park, St George's College on Heroes' Day. Read More

Ricketts lauds Girlz, coaching staff

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MCALLEN, USA — With the senior Reggae Girlz team currently on course for at least a play-off spot for qualification to the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has praised the players and technical staff for their efforts thus... Read More

Montego Bay United host Humble Lion on Sunday

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

TUCKER, St James - Montego Bay United (MBU) seek to maintain their momentum in the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday when they host the winless Humble Lion at WesPow Park. The mtach is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

Boyz depart for Bonaire match with big score in mind

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz head to Curacao for the Concacaf Nations League qualifying game against Bonaire cautious, but confident of a strong performance against their tiny opponent. Read More

Simpson sure Boyz stand to benefit from Nations League

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Team manager of Jamaica's senior Reggae Boyz Roy Simpson feels the Concacaf Nations League not only holds benefits for tiny members, but also for teams of better standing like Jamaica. Read More

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



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