Caribbean Airlines to soar with CPL
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Regional carrier Caribbean Airlines has partnered with the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to become the official airline of the tournament, organisers have announced. Local Sports Sat,...

Djokovic, Federer drawn for Wimbledon semi-final clash
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic and seven-time winner Roger Federer were yesterday drawn to meet in the semi-finals of this year’s Wimbledon which starts on Monday. Local Sports...

Roy, Hales run riot against Sri Lanka in second ODI
Jamaica Observer

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — Blistering hundreds by Jason Roy and Alex Hales hauled England to a crushing 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second one day international at Edgbaston yesterday. Local Sports Sat, 25...

Business House Netball Association Open League continues today
Jamaica Observer

LAST year’s beaten finalists Scotiabank ‘A’ should begin on a winning note when they face Wisynco ‘B’ as the 2016 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Open League competition continues at the...

Copa chiefs open to future joint tournaments
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) – Copa America Centenario organisers said yesterday they are open to staging a joint tournament featuring teams from North and South America every four years but the possibility has not...

Spain don’t fear Italy – Nolito
Jamaica Observer

SAINT-MARTIN-DE-RE, France (AFP) – Spain forward Nolito insists the two-time defending European champions have no reason to fear a blockbuster Euro 2016 last-16 clash with old foes Italy in Paris on Monday. Local...

All-UK showdown that few dreamt up
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Two small British nations clash for the momentous prize of a Euro 2016 quarter-final berth today when Gareth Bale’s Wales meet Northern Ireland in a post-Brexit clash in Paris. Local Sports...

Lloyd axed, Browne takes over as chief selector
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Distinguished former West Indies captain, Clive Lloyd, has been axed as chairman of selectors after just two years in charge, and replaced by Courtney Browne. Local Sports Sat, 25 Jun...

Target man
Jamaica Observer

LENS, France(AFP) —Croatia coach Ante Cacic believes his side can shut out Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo to reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals today. Local Sports Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:00:00 GMT Lloyd axed, Browne...

Man City pick delights Jamaican Magee
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s Tyreek Magee was among 12 Digicel Kickstart players selected to attend Manchester City Football Academy as part of the Manchester Experience. Local Sports Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:00:00 GMT Target man...

Draft snub leaves Edwards career in doubt
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Serious doubts were hanging over the career of former West Indies vice-captain Kirk Edwards, after he was overlooked in the recent player draft for the upcoming WICB Professional Cricket...

Red Bull Street Style competition kicks off at STETHS today
Jamaica Observer

The time has come for seasoned and aspiring freestylers to prove their status as the third instalment of the Jamaican leg of the Red Bull Street Style competition kicks off at the St Elizabeth Technical High School...

Flow excites Half Way Tree with 50-day Olympics countdown
Jamaica Observer

Kingston’s activity mecca of Half-Way-Tree exploded with sights, sounds and excitement recently as telecommunications firm Flow, official broadcast partners of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games, kicked off its 50-day...

Exciting US water polo goalkeeper has Jamaican roots
Jamaica Observer

Ashleigh Johnson, the exciting 21-year-old water polo player who is about to make history as the first black woman to play for the United States Olympic team, has Jamaican roots. Local Sports Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Add netball to Jamaica’s growth agenda, urges Earl Jarrett
Jamaica Observer

Earl Jarrett, general manager, Jamaica National (JN) Building Society, is encouraging the country’s netball authorities to get the sport included in the Government’s growth agenda. Local Sports Sat, 25 Jun 2016...

96th Cal’s Jamaica Derby on today at Caymanas Park
Jamaica Observer

Today is Jamaica Derby Day at Caymanas Park. The one-day Jamaica Derby Day Festival is one of the most enduring and exciting sporting and social events of the year that brings man and horse together for one single...

Under-20 coach gives players failing grade
Jamaica Observer

Complacency and wastefulness in front of goal were identified as two of the main shortcomings of the Jamaica Under-20 footballers as they were booted from the World Cup qualifiers at the first hurdle. Local Sports Sat, 25...

Arrests in nude photos case
Trinidad Newsday

SEVERAL persons have been detained for questioning in relation to the malicious online upload of over 500 nude photos of girls, some underaged, to social media websites and cellular phone messaging app WhatsApp, Head of...

UPDATE: Manchester Parish Council employee in custody following MOCA raid
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — A Senior Superintendent at the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) has confirmed that an employee of the Manchester Parish Council is now in police custody. Local News Fri,...

Banks urged to increase private-sector credit
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — State Minister in the Ministry of Finance and Public Service, Fayval Williams, is calling on banks to increase credit to the private sector in order to help grow the economy. Local News Fri,...

Weekly Round-up: Deadly lovers' quarrel... Teacher, security injured during brawl...Delus is dead
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 25-year-old man is dead and a 22-year-old female student from the Cayman Islands is battling for life after yet another lovers’ quarrel in St Elizabeth. Local News Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:00:43...

UPDATE: Minister won't comment on parish council raid
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says his ministry has been advised of the investigations currently being carried out into the Manchester Parish Council....

Simpson Miller to speak on Integrity Commission Report in Parliament
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller is expected to address the House next week on matters relating to her report to Parliament’s Integrity...

T&T still to determine impact of Britain's pull out of EU
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago says it is a “bit too early” to determine what impact Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will have on the oil-rich twin island Republic....

Grenada says Britain's decision has lessons for CSME
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) – Grenada Friday said it regretted the decision of Britain to pull out of the European Union but said “the world must accept and respect the democratic process and the will of the...

Windies 285 all out against South Africa
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — West Indies were dismissed for 285 off 49.5 overs batting first against South Africa in the ninth and final preliminary match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International Series at Kensington...

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