Sports

Lewis, Mamdeen cautioned; Hewitt fined

Friday, October, 11 2019    

The Stewards announce the following disciplinary actions arising from inquiries held at the offices of the Jamaica Racing Commission, 8 Winchester Road, Kingston 10, on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Read More

K D Rocket connects second time of asking

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

K D Rocket , who misfired on debut, made amends on his second start in the $975,000 Lasoy maiden special weight event for native-bred and imported two-year-olds over five furlongs (1,000 metres) at Caymanas Park on Sunday. Read More

Atlantic Blue earns well-deserved rest after scoring fourth win

Friday, October, 11 2019    

The Eric Martin-bred and-owned chestnut colt Atlantic Blue has earned for himself a well-deserved rest, according to trainer Fitznahum Williams after winning the iCool Flavoured Water Cranberry Restricted Allowance event on Sunday. Read More

Changes made to Diamond Mile conditions

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Some major changes were made earlier this year for the fifth running of the ultra-rich Diamond Mile race scheduled for Caymanas Park next month. Read More

Nine-star Belgium book Euro place

Friday, October, 11 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Belgium became the first team to qualify for the 2020 European Championship finals as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino in Brussels yesterday, while the Netherlands needed a late comeback to beat Northern... Read More

2019 NFL Week 6: 49ers to test mettle at Los Angeles Rams

By Mark Archer Contributor | Friday, October, 11 2019    

The list of undefeated NFL teams dwindles each week but the defending champion New England Patriots (5-0) along with the San Francisco 49ers (4-0) appear to be improving game by game. Read More

Shaw takes scoring record in stride

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Reggae Girlz striker Khadija “Bunny” Shaw has virtually achieved most of her goals in a blooming career, and she has done so with gusto. Read More

Taylor, Fletcher to lead CPL T10 teams

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — West Indies Captain Stafanie Taylor has been named to lead the NLCB Revellers, one of two teams which will contest two inaugural T10 matches in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) later this week. Read More

Cornwall College blank Maldon 3-0 to book place in second round

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

MALDON, St James — Cornwall College became the 18th school to confirm their place in the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition after a 3-0 win over Maldon High in their rescheduled Zone A return-round game yesterday. Read More

Anchovy into second round of D'Cup

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

ANCHOVY, St James — After an 18-year absence, Anchovy High made a long awaited return to the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition after beating Irwin High 4-0 in their return round Zone A game on Saturday. Read More

Ebanks takes his seat on the paralympic board

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

The Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) is a leader in athlete advocacy, having first introduced athlete representation at the board level in 2009 when the outstanding Paralympian Tanto Campbell, now retired, became a voting member of the board of directors. Read More

High costs plaguing track and field in the west

PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover - Roderick Myles, coach of Rusea's High and former coach of World Championships medallists Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Rushell Clayton is bemoaning the high cost of running a proper track and field programme, which he cites as one of the main challenges dogging the sport in... Read More

Frome on high!

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

FROME, Westmoreland - The campus and community of Frome Technical High School has been buzzing since last weekend's heroics of former student athletes Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Rushell Clayton at the 17th IAAF World Championships in Doha,... Read More

Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Paris , France (AFP) — Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes during an appearance in a French court last year, documents seen by AFP ... Read More

More to come!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz were never in danger of missing out on the top spot in Group B of their Concacaf Women's Olympic Caribbean Qualifying phase on home soil. Read More



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