2016 NADB Business House Leagues pose off today
Jamaica Observer

Two-time defending champions Kingston Wharves will start their title defence hoping for a historic three-peat when the 2016 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston & St Andrew Region/Wray & Nephew...

McNee, Wynter through to quarter-finals at Pan Am Senior Badminton Championships
Jamaica Observer

Jamaicans Anthony McNee and Katherine Wynter advanced to the quarter-finals in the Men’s and Women’s Singles, respectively, in the individuals event at the 2016 Pan American Senior Badminton Championship at...

Arnett Gardens begin hunt for CONCACAF Champions League berth
Jamaica Observer

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti — Jamaica’s Arnett Gardens take on W Connection of Trinidad and Tobago in the semi-final of the Caribbean Football Union Club Championship today knowing that a victory will qualify them for...

BCU boss strikes back at critics
Nation News

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Du Plessis out of IPL with broken finger
Jamaica Observer

New Delhi, India (AFP) — South African batsman Faf du Plessis was yesterday ruled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a broken finger, raising concerns about his availability for the upcoming tour of the West...

Rampaul sustains form for Surrey in draw
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, England (CMC) — Resurgent West Indies seamer Ravi Rampaul finished with a six-wicket match haul as Surrey drew with Somerset in the County Championship here Wednesday. Local Sports Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00...

Disgraced Bangladesh cricketer seeks comeback
Jamaica Observer

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — A Bangladeshi Test cricketer banned from the game after he was charged with torturing an 11-year-old girl he employed as a maid apologised yesterday and appealed to be allowed to return to...

WICB to consider PCB night Test proposal
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) are mulling over a proposal from the Pakistan Cricket Board, to play a Test under lights during the Caribbean side’s scheduled tour later this...

More ‘Love’ for Shanice
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, USA — Shanice Love continued her impressive season setting her second National Junior Record in the discus throw after winning the event with 54.72m on yesterday’s opening day of the 122nd Penn...

Edwin Allen, Holmwood impress on opening day of Penn Relays
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, USA — Edwin Allen High and Holmwood Technical had a good day in the relays as each school qualified for three Championships of Americas finals on today’s second full day of the 122nd Penn Relays...

Boys bow into action today hoping to continue dominance at Penn Relays
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, USA — The expected domination of the boys’ high school relays by Jamaican schools at the 122nd Penn Relays is set to get under way this morning, the second full day of competition at Franklin...

EDITORIAL: Peace can reign
Nation News

WE ARE almost at the beginning of the fifth month of the year and so far the country has recorded just two murders. For anyone who values the sanctity of life that’s two murders too many, and we agree...

Rangers sweep aside Newbury
Nation News

NATIONAL SHOOTER Nikita Payne led defending champions C.O. Williams Rangers to a 48-24 demolition of Newbury Stars when the Barbados Netball Association’s Division 1 League continued on Wednesday night...

Jermaine Taylor's own goal hurts Portland in MLS clash
Jamaica Observer

FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts (CMC) – Jamaican international Jermaine Taylor scored a late own goal as New England Revolution snatched a share of the points in their MLS clash with Portland Timbers here Wednesday night....

Minnesota police obtain sealed search warrant for Prince's residence
Nation News

AUTHORITIES IN MINNESOTA obtained a search warrant in connection with the death of pop star Prince and also won a court order to keep the findings secret, documents showed Thursday. Chief Deputy Jason...

LIAT flight attendant faces cocaine, cannabis charges in Barbados
Dominica Vibes

Caribbean 360 A LIAT flight attendant who police said had five kilos of cocaine in her handbag when she arrived in Barbados and a small quantity of cannabis in the apartment where she was staying, has been slapped with...

World's press flock to cover Leicester fairytale
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — A sweep of the press room before Leicester City's recent victory over Swansea City confirmed the extent to which their pursuit of Premier League glory has captivated global audiences....

Sir Viv knocks ICC for criticism of T20 champs
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Legendary former captain Sir Vivian Richards has chided cricket’s world governing body, the ICC, for its reprimand of the West Indies following their capture of the Twenty20 World...

Penn Relays: Love breaks national junior discus record
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, United States — Excelsior High’s Shanice Love ended her high school career on a high, breaking her two-week-old national junior record in the girls’ discus after she won the event with 54.72m...

Update: 27-year-old motorcyclist is latest road fatality
Nation News

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING a serious accident which occurred sometime before 5:55 this morning at the Roundabout at Welches, St Thomas. Motorcyclist Quincy Jones, 27, of Bibby’s Lane, St Michael, was...

Tear gas grenade, ammo found in Papine
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The St Andrew Central (SAC) police on Wednesday seized a tear gas grenade and several rounds of ammunition in Papine, St Andrew in an area known as Premix. Local News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:47:17...

77-y-o Bahamian goes missing in Falmouth
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Seventy-seven -year-old Donald Seymour, a Bahamian citizen who was staying at a hotel in Falmouth, Trelawny has been missing since Wednesday. Local News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:00:26 GMT Tear gas...

Henry calls for support of Clarendon school bus system
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Transport and Mining, Mike Henry, has issued a call for Clarendon stakeholders to support the implementation of a dedicated school bus system for students. Local News Thu, 28 Apr 2016...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: The voters’ list, enumeration system are seriously flawed
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor Local News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:25:35 GMT Henry calls for support of Clarendon school bus system http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Henry-calls-for-support-of-Clarendon-school-bus-system KINGSTON, Jamaica...

JetBlue pilot accused of flying drunk
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK (AP) —?? A commercial pilot was under the influence of alcohol while flying a JetBlue airliner carrying 151 passengers last year from Orlando to New York City, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Local News...

Jamaica sends strong contingent to Chess Subzonal
Jamaica Observer

Between yesterday and May 3, Jamaica’s strongest- and largest-ever contingent of chess players will battle other regional players in Barbados at the Subzonal 2.3.5 Chess Championships. Local Sports Thu, 28 Apr 2016...

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