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Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Jamaica's interim director of football, Wendell Downswell Read More

Anthem protests would be 'counterproductive', says Curry

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Two-time MVP Stephen Curry said yesterday it would be “counterproductive” for NBA players to follow their NFL counterparts by kneeling in protest during the national anthem. Read More

150 Anglers for Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

Close to 150 anglers are to compete in the 54th annual Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament, which will take place in a new format in the country's first declared tourist destination, Port Antonio, Portland, from October 26-28. Read More

Steer Town seal d'Cup progress

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A dramatic day is anticipated on today's finals set of scheduled return games where as many as 20 schools are still in contention for the remaining 16 spots in the second round of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup. Read More

Jamaica game provides useful practice, says Saudi coach

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Having already sealed their place in Russia for next year's World Cup finals, the Saudi Arabian football team will use today's game against Jamaica to kick-start preparations for the FIFA showpiece event. Read More

Curator promises high-quality pitch at Trelawny Stadium

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large, South Central Bureau | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

Players and spectators should expect a cricket pitch of the highest quality for the opening 'Test' between West Indies A and Sri Lanka A at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium starting Wednesday, says curator Michael Hylton. Read More

Marsh itches for Reggae Boyz action

BY IAN BURNETT Sport editor | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Chevone Marsh wants to play international football for Jamaica. And he wants it badly. The 23-year-old, who recently completed the 2017 season with Kokkolan Palloveilkot in the Finnish Ykkonen League (second division) on loan from his local club Cavalier SC,... Read More

Waterhouse FC benefit from Tastee treat

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

The coffers of the Waterhouse FC were boosted to the tune of $250,000 when they received a sponsorship from Tastee Limited to assist with the funding at the various football programmes at the club. The presentation was made at half-time during Sunday's Red Stripe Premier League encounter with... Read More

She's A Maneater returns for Fontainbleu Trophy

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

She's A Maneater , the emphatic 2017 Triple Crown-winning filly, returns to competitive racing after an 84-day break to compete in a three-year-old and upward Open Allowance call for the Fontainbleu Trophy illuminant at Caymanas Park... Read More

STATHS confirm second-round berth

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) confirmed their spot in the second round of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition with a 1-0 win over Mona High in a Group B clash at their Spanish Town Road base... Read More

Reggae Boyz relish Saudi Arabia clash

BY IAN BURNETT Sport editor | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Despite not being recognised as a friendly international 'A' game, Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will still have an opportunity to showcase their talent when they oppose World Cup-bound Saudi Arabia inside the fabulous King Abdullah Sports City stadium today at 8:45... Read More

Yohan Blake among regional stars for hurricane relief match

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A star-studded Trinidad and Tobago squad has been named to face a Darren Sammy-led Regional Invitational XI, for next week's hurricane relief celebrity charity cricket match here. Read More

'Bunny' Grant's house gets fresh look

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

Former Jamaica boxing champion George 'Bunny' Grant was on Wednesday presented with a key to his newly refurbished home by Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange. Read More

Wray and Nephew Fight Night brings St Bess to life

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

The ongoing and highly entertaining Wray and Nephew Fight Night Boxing Series extravaganza moves back into St Elizabeth at the Alpart Sports Club destination tonight, with seven fights and an After Party shindig. Read More

Jamaican Johnson brace seals Phoenix come-from-behind win

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Jamaican Jason Johnson moved his tally for the season to 12 goals after scoring twice — including the winner — to help Phoenix Rising FC edge Tampa Bay Rowdies 4-3 in a thrilling encounter in the United Soccer League on Wednesday... Read More



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