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UWI look to turn it up against iron-clad Portmore

The University of the West Indies (UWI) will be optimistic of turning the tables on their fortunes when they host leaders Portmore United in the feature Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest, as the battle for the top-six play-off spots heats up on match day 29... Read More

Boyz set to play Antigua on March 24
Jamaica are set to play a series of friendlies against Caribbean neighbours as they prepare for the new CONCACAF League of Nations tournament, which kicks off this September.... Read More

One month!
Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael “Mike” Ricketts says senior Reggae Boyz Head coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore has given the federation a one-month ultimatum to resolve an outstanding compensation issue that has been widely covered in some...... Read More

Band Of Gold, Wilson – the 'front-runners'
Wilson, trained by Richard Azan and Band Of Gold, trained by Wayne DaCosta, offered strong statements of intent for the upcoming Classic races, after decisive victories in the Front Runner-sponsored Sir Howard (colts and geldings only) and Hotline Stakes (fillies only), respectively, at...... Read More

Hands on!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Former Kingston College (KC) 100m record holder Zharnel Hughes of Great Britain stunned Yohan Blake and the National Stadium to capture the 100m in a world-leading 10.01 (0.8 mps) seconds at the Gibson McCook Relays last night. Read More

Photo: HANDS ON!

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Sprintec's Anastassia LeRoy (right) and final leg runner Sherone Simpson both maintain grips on the baton as the club eventually powered to victory in the women's 4x100m in a time of 43.84 seconds at the Gibson/ McCook Relays at the National Stadium last night. (Photo: Bryan... Read More

JOA keeps cycling pedalling towards Tokyo 2020

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has started to make good on its promise earlier this week to provide more financial support to its member associations when it made a $4-million injection to help the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) on Thursday. Read More

Inez Turner reflects on glorious incubation at Vere

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Thousands of students pass through Jamaica's high school system, but very few distinguish themselves enough to receive prestigious honours given to a chosen few. Read More

Skateboarders eye Olympics

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 25 2018    

As a boy riding a skateboard on the streets of the east coast of United States, Steve Douglas never once thought that he would leap into the spotlight as president of Jamaica Skateboard Federation (JSF). Read More

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jurgen Klopp described a near-perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch”, as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth-straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield yesterday. Read More

JFF, JOA partner to kickstart Tokyo Olympic football dream

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 24 2018    

It is a journey to Tokyo 2020 and by extension a journey beyond Tokyo 2020.The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) share the common vision of qualifying a Jamaican football team to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Read More

Crowdfunding and rented sleds: how bobsleigh teams get by

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AFP) — The hard up Australian bobsleigh team were forced to rent their sled to compete at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics — and they're not the only ones looking for cheaper ways to get by. Read More

No, I'm fine thanks!

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Fast-bowling star Jofra Archer says his snub by West Indies selectors for the 2014 Under-19 World Cup fueled his desire to represent England, and has once again shot down any suggestion of representing the Caribbean side. Read More

Hot prospects for Sir Howard, Hotline Stakes races

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

The campaign for the upcoming native-bred three-year-old Classic races has stepped up a notch with the 23rd running of the Sir Howard Stakes and the 24th running of the Hotline Stakes features at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Money in hand

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

(From left) Robert Hill, chairman of the board of governors St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS); Yvonne Mamher-Tafari, acting principal STATHS; Leroy Cooke, committee chairman, and CEO of the Mayberry Foundation, Kayree Berry-Teape, pose with the symbbolic cheque at the press launch of the... Read More



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