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U-20 Girlz face marauding Haiti

After getting the desired start to the final round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-20 Championship qualifying campaign, Jamaica's Reggae Girlz will be hoping to defy injury concerns to go two-in-two at the Warner Park Sporting Complex in Basseterre, St Kitts,... Read More

Strugglers Waterhouse, Boys' Town chisel 1-1 draw
Former Red Stripe Premier League champions Waterhouse FC and Boys' Town FC played to a spirited 1-1 draw to maintain their 10th and 11th places, respectively, in their final game of the first round in a late kick-off at Drewsland on Monday night.... Read More

KC's Mackison on course for KFC's Big Deal Golden Boot
Kingston College's wait for another Manning Cup title may have been extended, but the North Street-based team and their star striker Rashawn Mackison are certainly aiming to end the season on a high.... Read More

Windies relishing NZ conditions after Zimbabwe struggles — Law
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — Head Coach Stuart Law is expecting a tough challenge from the Black Caps in the upcoming two-Test series, but believes the conditions here will still favour the West Indies brand of cricket as they look to spring a surprise on the home...... Read More

Slam dunk

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, November, 24 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Last weekend's staging of the first Jamaica Classic men's NCAA Division One basketball event at the Montego Bay Convention Centre will create a buzz not just in basketball circles, but is a big boost for sports tourism in the country and will create a lot of... Read More

Dream finale

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 24 2017    

It is that time of the year and telecommunications firm FLOW along with sponsors are aiming to give fans of the lucrative ISSA/FLOW Super Cup competition an early experience of good cheer as the Yuletide season draws near. Read More

'Doc' OUT!

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Chief Medical Officer Dr Akshai Mansingh has resigned with immediate effect because of what he has described as an “untenable” working relationship with the board, mostly borne from incidents he views as... Read More

Skipper Holder backs Windies preparation for Black Caps test

Friday, November, 24 2017    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says West Indies are under no illusions about the massive threat posed by the powerful Black Caps side, but stressed the Caribbean side would be looking to execute their game plan clinically in the two-Test series starting here... Read More

Lyon roars with run-out to slow England in Ashes

Friday, November, 24 2017    

BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — England's James Vince was left kicking himself after he was spectacularly run out close to an Ashes debut century, as Australia struck late to leave the first Test finely balanced after day one yesterday. Read More

Boston streak ends, Westbrook shines as Thunder roll

Friday, November, 24 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics' 16-game winning streak came to an end with an upset defeat against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night as Russell Westbrook won his duel with Kevin Durant in Oklahoma City's rout of Golden State. Read More

Halledeen to ride fit, ready Choo Choo Blue in Diamond Mile

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Peter McMaster, the trainer of top Diamond Mile contender Choo Choo Blue confirmed yesterday that jockey Robert Halledeen will mount-up on his foreign bred filly in the big race which is set for Saturday December 2 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Things are getting better

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, November, 24 2017    

Winning three races on a single race card is always a major achievement for any trainer. Accomplishing that feat was the fulfilment of a lifelong dream for trainer Donovan Plummer at last Saturday's race meeting at Caymanas Park. Read More

Western Warrior on the improve

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Much was expected from Western Warrior earlier in the season, but this bay colt — a late bloomer — seems just about ready to realise his true potential. Read More

Can 'Gary' glitter in Diamond Mile?

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, November, 24 2017    

Four-year-old bay gelding Gary Glitter , who exhibited noticeable improvement in the early part of the racing season, is representing the stables of Dalton Sirjue in next week's third staging of the Diamond Mile on December... Read More

Four-man squash team heads to France tourney

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Jamaica's top male players will contest the 2017 World Men's Team Squash Championships scheduled to start Monday through to next Sunday in Marseilles, France, making it the first time a local squad will compete in the prestigious tournament. Read More



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