Sports

Gaynor backs Ricketts

Bruce Gaynor, the interim Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president for approximately two months, has underlined his support for newly elected boss Michael Ricketts, while declaring that both candidates had provided strong claim to the position. Read More

Fraser-Pryce targets October return to training
Southfield, St Elizabeth — She is not yet sure of the exact date, but sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser- Pryce is targeting next month for her return to training after taking a break to have her first child.... Read More

Lukaku wins battle of old boys, Chelsea held b
London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Romelu Lukaku's signing from Everton continues to pay off as he scored and created a goal in Manchester United's 4-0 drubbing of his former club yesterday with United joining Manchester City on top of the...... Read More

Seals take early lead in JCA Super League
It may not have been the desired result for Northern Panthers or Combined Universities and Colleges in their opening Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Super League contest, but considering the circumstances, a point was good enough.... Read More

Plunkett up for Gayle contest

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Chester-le-Street , United Kingdom (AFP) — England fast bowler Liam Plunkett is excited by the prospect of facing West Indies' big-hitter Chris Gayle in an upcoming One-Day International series. Read More

Holy Trinity trounce Ascot in Manning Cup

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, September, 18 2017    

Holy Trinity High, led by a first-half brace from central defender Fabrizzio Burton, made it two wins from two in Group F of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup on Saturday, when they trounced Ascot High 5-1 at the Bell/Chung Oval. Read More

13 remain unbeaten in daCosta Cup

Monday, September, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirteen schools led by defending champions Cornwall College and including four other former winners are undefeated after the first full week of games in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition. Read More

Final whistle!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Annual General Meeting and voting congress on Saturday were headlined by the rise of Michael Ricketts to the country's football pedestal after he dismissed the challenge of Ambassador Stewart Stephenson. Read More

Kohli praises Pandya after India opening win

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Chennai, India (AFP) — Skipper Virat Kohli hailed Hardik Pandya's game-changing performance yesterday after the all-rounder powered India to a 26-run win over Australia in the rain-hit first o ne- d ay ... Read More

Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Singapore , Singapore (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic and rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix yesterday to seize control of the Formula One world championship as his title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out on the first lap. Read More

PHOTO: Sports boost

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Jennifer Small (fourth left) and other past students present a $1-million cheque to Principal Raymond Treasure (third right). Sharing in the moment are students from the school. Read More

Red-hot apprentice

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Despite a second win in the day's Kenneth Mattis OD Memorial Trophy feature by Superluminal, it was the in-form claiming apprentice Anthony Thomas, who hoisted himself on centre stage on the 12-race programme with four winners at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Campbell leaves for table tennis training camp in Paraguay

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

JAMAICA'S Liana Campbell is scheduled to leave the island today to participate in the week-long Central American and Caribbean Under-11 training camp Hopes Continental to be held in Paraguay. Read More

9 schools maintain perfect starts in daCosta Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Defending champions Cornwall College extended their perfect start to the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboys' football competition after beating arch-rivals St James High 2-1 in their Zone A game played at the Montego Bay Sports Complex... Read More

St George's blank Kingston Tech 2-0

By Howard Walker Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

St George's College (STGC) ground out a 2-0 win over Kingston Technical High and jumped to the top of Group D of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup football competition yesterday. Read More



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