Windies wary of complacency with series win beckoning — Powell
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Opener Kieran Powell said yesterday West Indies were cognisant of the danger of becoming overwhelmed by their historic win in the opening One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan, as...

Jackie Bell semis on at Constant Spring today
Jamaica Observer

The JN VISA/KSAFA Jackie Bell Knockout semi-finals will be staged at the Constant Spring Complex today, after the playing of a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) encounter between Reno FC and host sMaverley/Hughenden. Local...

St Catherine Football round-up
Jamaica Observer

Frazsier’s Whip drew 1-1 with Federal United in the FLOW Major League first- leg semi-final encounter last Friday at the Spanish Ton Prison Oval. Local Sports Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Jackie Bell semis on at...

Montego Bay Boys Club book semi-final berth
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Boys Club booked a spot in the semi-finals of the St James Football Association Captain’s Bakery and Grill Knockout on Friday after a 2-1 win over Division One team Irwin...

Santos, Dunns All Star meet in Golden League final today
Jamaica Observer

Santos and Dunns All Star will meet in the 2017 final of the Bull Investment/Cable Pro Data Services-sponsored Golden League football competition today at the NWC playing field, Mona, starting at 4:00 pm. Local Sports...

Photo: On the double!
Jamaica Observer

Fearless Samurai (right) is eased by jockey Omar Walker after landing the 2000 Guineas by one-half length ahead of Market Force under Bebeto Harvey over 1,600 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday. Fearless Samurai won the...

JDF, Milex Eaglets storm into KPMG final
Jamaica Observer

Giant-killers Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) A slew Goliath, while underdogs the Milex Eaglets scalped the Screaming Eagles in the semi-finals of the 2017 KPMG Squash League, which were played on Wednesday and Thursday at...

Portmore United safely into RSPL play-offs
Jamaica Observer

FROME, Westmoreland — Portmore United secured their spot in the play-offs of the Red Stripe Premier League last Thursday after they came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw with Reno FC in their rescheduled...

Camp life impacts Young Boyz
Jamaica Observer

Even though the Jamaica Observer was not able to capture the view of everyone, those who spoke did so glowingly. Local Sports Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Portmore United safely into RSPL play-offs...

Jamaican teams in good knick at Water Polo Champs
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s men’s and women’s water polo teams registered mixed results to open their campaign on a creditable note at the Carifta Water Polo Championships in The Bahamas yesterday. Local Sports Sun, 09 Apr...

Trelawny Barons register first win
Jamaica Observer

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Trelawny Barons beat St Elizabeth Tigers 3-1 to score their first win in the Jamaica Football Federation’s SportsMax Elite League in the first match of a double-header at the Montego...

‘School away from school’ working wonders for World Cup-chasing U-17 Boyz
Jamaica Observer

The man spearheading the academic subset of the broader Under-17 Reggae Boyz residential camp sees the holistic programme bringing success on and off the field. Local Sports Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Trelawny Barons...

The ‘mega’ effect of DaCosta, Walker
Jamaica Observer

Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta and champion jockey Omar Walker combined together for a ‘mega’ and commanding display of dominance yesterday, winning both the 1000 and 2000 Guineas races with the brilliant filly...

STETHS stroll to another ISSA/Grace Headley Cup triumph
Jamaica Observer

Santa Cruz St Elizabeth — It took St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) just 48 minutes early yesterday to complete a seven-wicket victory over Manchester High and grab the all-rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup for...

Jamaica suffer heavy defeats in Hong Kong Sevens tourney, but...
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s rugby teams to the Hong Kong Sevens tournament were on the receiving end of heavy defeats today, but Coleen Lewis, assistant manager of the female team, thought the experience was invaluable. Local Sports...

Guineas races take centre stage in 12-race extravaganza
Jamaica Observer

The nation’s festival of racing of the leading native-bred three-year-old performers opens with the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas races at Caymanas Park today. Local Sports Sat, 08 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Young side needs...

Mohammed spurs Windies to record-breaking win over Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AFP) — Jason Mohammed played the finest innings of his brief international career to pace the West Indies to an historic four-wicket victory over Pakistan in the opening One-Day International at...

Leckford javelin record highlights G C Foster’s push to retain title
Jamaica Observer

G C Foster’s Olivia Leckford threw a record 52.68m with the javelin, bettering the 46.60m set by Iskeka Binns in 2015 on day one of the NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium...

Wheelchair race for differently able athletes added to Boyce/Jefford Relay Festival
Kaieteur News

The organisers of the upcoming Boyce and Jefford Relay Festival and Family Fun Day that is to be held on April 30 at the Police Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary have added a wheelchair race to the programme for differently...

Manchester 39-1 vs STETHS at lunch in Headley cup final
Jamaica Observer

SANTA CRUZ, Jamaica — Manchester High were 39-1 at lunch in their second innings against hosts St Elizabeth Technical on Friday's second day of the three-day ISSA/Grace Headley Cup cricket final. Sports Fri, 07 Apr...

JADCO launches parent/teacher anti-doping workshops 
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), in partnership with the National Parent Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) on Wednesday launched a series of workshops, which the Commission says is...

Record-setting West Indies beat Pakistan in 1st ODI
Jamaica Observer

Set a daunting target after the visitors rattled up a formidable 308 for five batting first, Mohammed’s blistering unbeaten 91 off just 58 deliveries, aided by an explosive cameo at the end from Ashley Nurse (34 off...

Market Force to prevail in 2000 Guineas
Jamaica Observer

The Local Sports Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Roaring River feel the pinch of disciplinary action http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/Roaring-River-feel-the-pinch-of-disciplinary-action_94889 LLANDILO, Westmoreland...

Roaring River feel the pinch of disciplinary action
Jamaica Observer

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — The Competitions Committee of the Westmoreland Football Association has come down heavily on Roaring River FC, fining the Major League club $20,000 and placing them on probation and a fan ban...

Defeat for Pollard as Mumbai lose opener
Jamaica Observer

PUNE, India (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard produced a cameo, but bowled a poor last over as his Mumbai Indians tasted defeat with a seven-wicket loss to Rising Pune Supergiant, in the second game of...

PHOTO: 5K inspiration
Jamaica Observer

Food For The Poor Jamaica Chairman Andrew Mahfood (2nd left) shakes hands with 100m World Championships gold Local Sports Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Windies tour the last for retiring Misbah...

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