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Young Boyz claim passing grade in defeat of El Salvador

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Jamaica's Young Reggae Boyz left the Estadio Maracana pitch here on Wednesday satisfied that their evening's work was a job well done.In what was a must-win scenario for them against El Salvador in their Group C match-up of the CONCACAF... Read More

John Mills maintain lead at INSPORTS Championships
FORMER champions John Mills maintained their lead in the overall points standing, at the end of day two of the 2017 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/ Primary, All-Age and Junior High Schools Athletics Championships at National Stadium East yesterday.After 26 finals...... Read More

Coach lauds Under-17 Boyz for adapting to changes
PANAMA CITY, Panama — Jamaica Head Coach Andrew Edwards lauded his players for their display in adjusting to changing situations in their 3-1 win over El Salvador in the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship at the Estadio Maracana on Wednesday.In the do-or-die...... Read More

Mayberry swim meet set for today, tomorrow
The launch of the 19th staging of the Mayberry Investments Limited All Island Swim Meet took place at the CRU Bar and Kitchen in Kingston on Wednesday. The swim meet, which has the distinction of producing Jamaica’s best female swimmer, Alia Atkinson, will be held today...... Read More

Girls sizzle on Penn Relays opening day

PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 28 2017   

PHILADELPHIA, United States — The Jamaican high school girls had one of their best first days in years at the Penn Relays after spectacular displays yesterday at the 123rd staging at historic Franklin Field on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.In... Read More

'Frog' jumps to TKO win over Breton

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 28 2017   

Richard “Frog” Holmes, runner-up to the winners in the last two years of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series expose, made an ominous start to his 2017 campaign. As was anticipated, Holmes' win over Team Canada's challenger... Read More

Kingston Wharves off to a winning start in domino tourney

Friday, April, 28 2017   

As expected, three-time defending champions Kingston Wharves got off to a winning start in the 2017 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB)/ Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Kingston & St Andrew Region Business House League with a 135-120 victory over arch-rivals Wray... Read More

Gayle flops, RCB lose again

Friday, April, 28 2017   

BANGALORE, India (CMC) — West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree made two early strikes, but they were not enough to save Royal Challengers Bangalore from a heavy seven-wicket defeat to Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.Defending an... Read More

Silence aiming for Lotto Classic

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Friday, April, 28 2017   

Following Silence's inspirational victory in the Simply Magic Cup feature on Wednesday, trainer Gary Griffiths is confirming that he is heading towards the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup with his chestnut gelding.The Governor's Cup is scheduled for May 27... Read More

Molynes tackle Olympic Gardens in KSAFA Major League

Friday, April, 28 2017   

Last year's beaten semi-finalists, Molynes United FC, will clash with  former Red Stripe Premier League team Olympic Gardens FC in the opening game of a quarter-final double-header  in the Magnum/KSAFA Major League at Constant Spring Complex this evening starting at... Read More

Warner hits CONCACAF with US$40 million countersuit

Friday, April, 28 2017   

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Disgraced former football supremo Jack Warner, has launched a US$40-million countersuit against continental governing body, CONCACAF, and FIFA Council member Sunil Gulati, for “persistent defamation of character”.In response to a... Read More

FLOW Major League final today

Friday, April, 28 2017   

All roads lead to the Prison Oval in Spanish Town, St Catherine today when the St Catherine Football Association stages a double-header featuring the 2016/2017 finalists of the FLOW Major League and Division One competition. Action is set to start 5:00 pm.In... Read More

Flu outbreak rocks U-17 Boyz ahead of Mexico clash

Friday, April, 28 2017   

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Jamaica team doctor Bersha Cole is at this hour treating eight players showing symptoms of a flu virus affecting Panama City.The players -- some of whom are expected to figure in the crucial Group C game against Mexico on... Read More

Thompson goes head-to-head with Rio rivals at Prefontaine Classic

Friday, April, 28 2017   

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) – Reigning Olympic double sprint queen, Elaine Thompson, will headline the 200 metres at the Prefontaine Classic next month.The 24-year-old Jamaican will line up alongside Dutch nemesis Dafne Schippers and the... Read More



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