Thursday, January, 18 2018    

Wicketkeeper Wandile Makwetu (left) of South Africa celebrates the wicket of Bhaskar Yadram of West Indies during the ICC Youth World Cup at Bay Oval in New Zealand yesterday. South Africa defeated the West Indies Under-19 by 76 runs. (Photo: ICC Media) Read More

Cup O Tea provides first win for trainer Junior Small

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

Five-year-old bay mare Cup O Tea, ridden by Odeen Edwards, came with a strong run in deep stretch to win the James B Dawes Memorial Trophy feature, giving new trainer Junior Small his first career win at Caymanas Park yesterday as jockey Dick Cardenas booted home four winners on the... Read More

Nadal dominant as big guns pull off great escapes

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

Melbourne, Australia (AFP) — Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention. Read More

Russian athletes quit race en masse 'ahead of doping inspection'

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

Moscow , Russia (AFP) — Russia's athletics federation said yesterday it was looking into the sudden withdrawal of dozens of athletes from a race, as a report said the mystery was explained by an unexpected visit from doping inspectors. Read More

No Windies players in ICC Test, ODI teams

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Unsurprisingly, there were no West Indies players selected to the International Cricket Council Test and one-day teams-of-the-year, announced by the world governing body on Thursday.India batting star Virat Kohli was named captain of the Test... Read More

Keeping it real

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago — Sydney Schneider is like the Andre Blake of Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz team. She is number one. Read More

Vere sound early warning

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

Dotted across Jamaica's track and field history are women who have excelled on the local and international stage during different era. Read More

Leaders Portmore face Lion challenge in Confed derby

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

LEADERS Portmore United will be looking to return to their dominant ways when they welcome Humble Lion FC to Spanish Town Prison Oval in Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) midweek action today.Kick-off is scheduled for 3:00 pm. Read More


Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

Nadine Thomas (right), brand manager for Ensure, first-time sponsors of the McKenley/Wint Track & Field Classic, hands over a symbolic cheque to Calabar High School Principal Albert Corcho at the launch of the third staging of the event at Jamaica Baptist Union in Kingston yesterday. Read More

Girlz press on despite flight delay snag

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF U-20 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP In Trinidad | Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago — A series of delayed flights plagued Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz team ahead of the CONCACAF Women's Championships kick-off, as Head Coach Lorne Donaldson had is first training session with a number of players still yet to arrive here in the... Read More

Six chase James B Dawes Memorial Trophy

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

The perennial James B Dawes Memorial Trophy race will highlight a low-key midweek, nine-race card at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers - January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) My Elle BelleRace 2) Drummer Boy/Daddy's Dilemma/Royal AviatorRace 3) Chrisanli/Khaleesi's Revenge/IctusRace 4) Piano Man/Ruby Rose/Prince Kamali Read More

Durant in command as Warriors down Cavs

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors overpowered the Cleveland Cavaliers with a late rally to score a 118-108 win, in a pulsating clash between the two NBA arch-rivals on Monday night. Read More

Breeders on edge

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

The directors of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) are scheduled to meet this morning (Tuesday January 16, 2018) to discuss the 'removal' of the long-standing breeder's bonus payment on a number of races by the promoting company, Supreme Ventures... Read More

Goodison, Pitterson-Nattie are Insports primary schools ambassadors

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, yesterday announced former national football player Ian “Pepe” Goodison and former National netball player and current coach, Oberon “OB” Pitterson-Nattie as ambassadors for the Insports National Primary football... Read More


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