US$4-million Umbro deal sparks Ricketts-led JFF

The Mike Ricketts-led Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is today basking in the spirit of triumph after scoring a US$4-million (about $500 million) kit deal with Umbro, the England-based sportswear and football equipment supplier. Read More

Elliott, Brown top Frederick Cameron Chess Open
Jamaica's highest ranked chess player Fide Master (FM) Warren Elliott signalled his return to active play with an emphatic first place finish at the 2017 edition of the Frederick Cameron Chess Open, which ended last weekend at Liberty Academy.... Read More

Smith foils England again on day two of third Test
PERTH, Australia (AFP) — Australian Captain Steve Smith again proved to be a major obstacle, as England wasn't able to capitalise on their overnight momentum on the second day of the third Ashes Test in Perth yesterday.... Read More

McAuley cop INSPORTS St Catherine Primary School Football League
McAuley are champions for the third time of the INSPORTS St Catherine Primary School Football after a 1-0 win over Friendship at Homestead on Wednesday.... Read More

Money Magnet favoured for Open Allowance call

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Although the Joseph Armond Memorial Trophy event is the lone trophy race on the day's card, it is the third race, an Open Allowance event for three-year-olds and upward going six furlongs (1,200 metres) that will attract most attention on the 10-race card at Caymanas Park... Read More

Sandals, Reno in derby stalemate

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, December, 16 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland — Sandals South Coast came from behind twice to earn a point from FC Reno, after playing to a 2-2 draw in their Westmoreland derby at Frome as the second round of the Red Stripe Premier League continued on Thursday. Read More

James triple-double fuels Cavs, Warriors win

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Cleveland star LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all-time in NBA triple-doubles Thursday night, as the Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-112. Read More

Ryan Miller: UWI's modern day William Tell keeps hitting the target

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Joint leading goalscorer in the Red Stripe Premier League Ryan Miller of UWI FC was at it again on Wednesday, in his team's 1-1 midweek draw with Humble Lion FC. Read More

Jamaican swimmers cop 10 medals on opening day of ASATT Invitational

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Jamaica's young sensations made a positive start to their Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) Invitational Championships campaign as they bagged 10 medals on Thursday the first day of action at the National Aquatic Centre in Couva. Read More

Hope poised for T20 debut after replacing Samuels

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Stroke-maker Shai Hope has been named to replace injured all-rounder Marlon Samuels in the West Indies Twenty20 squad to face New Zealand, despite having not played a T20 in two years. Read More

JC sweep all

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Jamaica College (JC) completed a fantastic sweep of the urban area schoolboy football titles on Thursday when they copped both the Under-14 and Under-16 titles with wins over Kingston College (KC) and St George's College, respectively, at the Constant Spring Field. Read More

Roaring River, Grand Palladium to get first taste of Super League football

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Roaring River of Westmoreland and Grand Palladium of Hanover will play competitive football outside of their respective parish competitions for the first time today as the Jamaica Football Federation's Western Confederation/ JB Rum Super League kicks off... Read More

PHOTO: Blue flame

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Jamaica College Captain Gianni Simpson (centre) raises the championship trophy after his team defeated St George's College 4-3 on penalties in the Freshhh/ISSA Under-16 competition at Constant Spring field on Thursday. Joining in the celebration is Wisynco's Marketing Co-ordinator Shannakay... Read More

Cavalier add to Harbour View's season woes

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Youthful legs transported Cavalier SC to a 1-0 win over Harbour View FC, in a late kick-off Red Stripe Premier League second-round match in heavy underfoot conditions at Harbour View Compound on Wednesday. Read More

Spurs hunt 4th-straight win in Berger Elite League

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

Manchester Spurs will be looking to maintain their perfect start when they go for win number four of Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League in the feature game of today's double-header against St Ann Orchids at 7:00 pm. Read More


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