Sports

Plans afoot for refurbishing of National Stadium

The calls have been long and many for the refurbishing of the National Stadium in Kingston, and a major upgrade of the almost 55-year-old facility now seems set to finally come to pass. Read More

This will be my final season — Bolt

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

Ostrava , Czech Republic (AFP) — Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this “emotional” season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption... Read More

She's a Maneater — Good to go in St Leger

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

When The Complete Racing Guide visited the stables of Derby-winning trainer Wayne DaCosta, approximately 16 hours after She's A Maneater triumphed in the 97th running of the Jamaica Derby, the bay... Read More

George HoSang receives overwhelming response on return

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

He may not have been riding a horse in the Wisynco Group Limited-sponsored Boom Jamaica Derby, or for that matter in any other race on the day, but legendary jockey George HoSang was the centre of attention at the Park last Saturday. Read More

For Burrell

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

 The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gold Project in Jamaica has been renamed The UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence in honour of the late football boss. Read More

Spartans, Saints take 1-0 leads in SDF/Howard McCatty Community Basketball semi-finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

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Boyz blame inexperience, poor decision-making, concentration for loss

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

LES TROIS-ILETS, Martinique — Jamaica's Reggae Boyz, stung by the 1-2 defeat to Curaçao in the final of the Scotiabank CFU Caribbean Cup at the Stade Pierre Aliker on Sunday night, have offered various reasons for their... Read More

'Schoolboy errors'

SEAN WILLIAMS AT THE CFU CARIBBEAN CUP IN MARTINIQUE | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

LES TROIS-ILETS, Martinique — Head Coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore could hardly hide his disappointment after his Reggae Boyz lost 1-2 to Curaçao , surrendering their Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup crown at the Stade Pierre Aliker... Read More

William Knibbs captures Alliance Flights Classic

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

On a weekend that featured fair weather, William Knibbs topped the Men & Men Senior 0-6 category in the 36-hole Alliance Flights Classic. Read More

She's A Maneater — the undisputed champion

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

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Martial artists depart for US Open tomorrow

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

A large contingent of Jamaican martial artists, led by members of the male and female combined martial arts teams, start departing the island tomorrow for the June 28-July 2 United States Open in Orlando, Florida, the biggest martial arts open in the world. Read More

St Hugh's Jordan Johnson smashes 293 in Scotiabank Prep School cricket

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

Surrey county winners St Hugh's Prep travelled down to Mandeville to face Cornwall county winners Emanns in the second national semi-final of the Scotiabank Prep School Cricket Competition last Friday. Read More



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