Windies names squad for final ODI vs Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul has been called up to the West Indies squad as cover for speedster Shannon Gabriel, ahead of Tuesday’s final One-Day International against Pakistan....

KC’s Matherson pulled from Carifta Games
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Injured Kingston College (KC) star Jhevaughn Matherson has been withdrawn from Jamaica’s Carifta Games team, which is set to leave the island on Thursday. Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:21:53 GMT...

Eye opener
Jamaica Observer

He might not have won an individual event at Champs but it was certainly an eye- opener for Jomario Hibbert of St George’s College, who was one of the happiest athletes at the meet, thanks to Mayberry Investment and...

Meat contamination in Beijing and the Jamaican athletes
Jamaica Observer

In 2008, based on the testing methods available at that time, only one athlete in the Beijing Olympics, a Polish paddler Adam Seroczynski, tested positive for clenbuterol. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Eye...

Asafa Powell clocks 10.18s in Grenada
Jamaica Observer

Former world record holder and Olympic relay gold medallist Asafa Powell and long jumper Demar Forbes were the only Jamaican winners at Saturday’s inaugural Grenada Invitational held at the renamed Kirani James...

Photo: Windies knocked over
Jamaica Observer

West Indies wicketkeeper Shai Hope (right) and Pakistan batsman Babar Azam react as the ballpasses down the leg side during the second ODI match at Guyana National Stadium in Providence yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Local...

So far, so good!
Jamaica Observer

WITH less than two weeks before departing for the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Panama, Jamaica’s Head Coach Andrew Edwards is still in fine-tuning mode. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Photo: Windies...

JNGI partners with Special Olympics Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

THE cry for assistance from Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) has not fallen on deaf ears. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT So far, so good! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/So-far--so-good-_95165 WITH less...

Relegation-threatened Maverley clip Reno
Jamaica Observer

Maverley Hughenden FC kept alive hopes of another Red Stripe Premier League season with a 1-0 win over Reno FC in their rescheduled contest at the Constant Spring field yesterday. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

Babar, Hasan lead Pakistan to 74-run triumph over Windies
Jamaica Observer

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AFP) — Babar Azam stroked yet another hundred against the West Indies and Hasan Ali claimed five wickets as Pakistan won the second One-Day International (ODI) by 74 runs at the National Stadium...

Organisation key to player development, says former Man Utd star
Jamaica Observer

Former Manchester United utility player Quinton Fortune has refuted arguments that a lack of suitable facilities is the major contributing factor to Jamaica’s seemingly stagnant development in football. Local Sports...

Thompson cops Intercol sprint hurdles title
Jamaica Observer

Yanique Thompson (left) of GC Foster College on her way to victory in the 100m hurdles final ahead of Shimayra Williams of UTech at the NCB Intercol Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium yesterday....

Pakistan 282-5 vs Windies – 2nd ODI
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Pakistan, sent in by West Indies, reached 282 for five off their 50 overs in the second One-Day International of the three-match series at the Guyana National Stadium here Sunday. Local News Sun,...

Windies win toss, fielding against Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and again chose to put Pakistan in to bat in the second of three One-Day internationals at the National Stadium in Guyana on Sunday. Local News...

Recapping Boys & Girls Champs 2017
Jamaica Observer

Who would have thought that in 1910, what began as six schools competing for the Championship Cup would have evolved into today’s boy & girls championships, which now involves approximately 150 schools? The...

2026 World Cup? USA, Canada, Mexico set for ‘historic announcement’
Jamaica Observer

New York, United States (AFP) — The football federations of the United States, Canada and Mexico say they’ll make a “historic announcement” on Monday in New York amid speculation they could mount a...

Allen half-century highlights Scorpions fightback
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Rookie Fabian Allen struck his second half-century in as many matches to hand Jamaica Scorpions a lifeline on the second day of their ninth-round game against Windward Islands Volcanoes...

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...

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