Jamaica finish Carifta Games with usual flourish

Deshaun Lamb broke the championship record in the boys' Under-17 110m hurdles running 13.54 seconds (0.6m/s) to put an exclamation mark on Jamaica's dominance at the 48th Carifta Games that came to an end at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Grand Cayman... Read More

Hilly's Halo back on track
Four-year-old chestnut filly Hilly's Halo, trained by Gary Subratie, under a confident and sustained ride from champion jockey Anthony Thomas, outbattled 4-5 odds on favourite Patriarch to win the...... Read More

Wadadah take slim lead in Western Confed semi-final tie
FALMOUTH, Trelawny – Defending champions Wadadah FC have taken a one-goal lead over Hopewell United after Sunday's first-leg semi-finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League at the Elleston Wakeland Centre in...... Read More

Bravo and Super Kings go down in thriller
BENGALURU, India (CMC) — There were no late-game heroics from Dwayne Bravo this time around, as the Chennai Super Kings lost a heartbreaking thriller to Royal Challengers Bangalore by one run in the Indian Premier League here on Sunday. ... Read More

Racing news for Saturday, April 20, 2019

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Apprentice Raddesh Roman comes in with two winners Read More

Alvaranga steals show on record-breaking night at Carifta Swimming Champs

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

On a night when Jamaica tallied 18 medals in the pool, which included six gold, nine silver and three bronze, it was Zaneta Alvaranga who stole the show with individual and relay gold medals. The individual gold was secured in record fashion at the 34th staging of the Carifta Swimming... Read More

What a face!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Briana Williams completed her second-straight Carifta Games sprint double after winning the Under-20 girls 200m at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Grand Cayman on Sunday with a season's best 22.89 seconds (0.9m/s). Read More

Thomas-Dodd extends national record to 19.48m

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Commonwealth Games shot put champion Danniel Thomas-Dodd extended her national record to 19.48m and discus thrower Shadae Lawrence broke the discus record within hours at meets in the United States on Saturday. Read More

Chief of State – a winner second time

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

The victory by Chief of State on Saturday in a maiden special weight event for native-bred four-year-olds and upward was a long overdue win for popular owner, Orrette Wellington. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday, April 20, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Tuesday, April, 23 2019    



Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Jamaica's Briana Williams powers her way to victory in the girls' Under-20 200m during the Carifta Games at Truman Bodden Sports Complex in the Cayman Islands on Sunday. Williams clocked a season's best 22.89 seconds to win the event, completing the sprint double in the process. On Saturday,... Read More

Racing snaps for Saturday, April 20, 2019 (part 1)

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Indeed, three the hard way.Trainer of Black River, Lance Richards (right) with apprentice Kiaman McGregor.Making sure the exciting racing moments are captured.Trainer Patrick Smellie saddles Seadon. Read More

Racing snaps for Saturday, April 20, 2019 (part 2)

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta sharing time with regular racegoer, Janet Barrows. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Trainers Leroy Tomlinson (left) and Enos Brown hanging out during the race meet. Read More

Duanvale draw closer to Trelawny quarter-finals

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

SAMUEL PROSPECT, Trelawny — Duanvale FC all but secured their passage to the quarter-finals of the Trelawny Football Association Major League on Saturday after coming from a goal down to beat Prospect Links 2-1 in their Group Two return-round game at Samuel... Read More

Triple jumper Jordan Scott achieves 'Worlds' qualifying mark

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Jamaica's in form triple jumper Jordan Scott achieved the qualifying mark for the IAAF World Championships set for Doha, Qatar, later this year — after a big personal best and University of Virginia record 17.07m (1.8m/s) to win the event at the Virginia, Challenge on home soil at... Read More


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