Fletcher out as selectors settle on final 13
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Andre Fletcher is one of three players left out of the final 13-man squad to face Pakistan in the four-match Twenty20 International series which bowls off here today. Local Sports Sun, 26...

Windies out to erase bad memories in T20 series against Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Following their chastening whitewash last September, West Indies are quietly hoping to return the favour on home soil, when they take on Pakistan in a the four-match Twenty20...

Allen half-century keeps Scorpions on top
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Fabian Allen lashed an aggressive half-century in his first match of the season and second in first-class cricket to help Jamaica Scorpions keep their noses in front on day two of...

This is not the time for celebrations, cautions Warriors coach Lawrence
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Head Coach Dennis Lawrence says Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T) celebrations over the Panama victory will be short-lived as the side must now focus all their attention on...

Tea meeting theme for Actor Boy Awards
Jamaica Observer

Jamaican theatre will be on show on Monday when when the Actor Boy Awards will be handed out during what promises to be a spectacular event. This year, the traditional Jamaican community concert, known as the tea meeting,...

Scientists develop smartphone-based test for Zika
Jamaica Observer

Add rapid, mobile testing for Zika and other viruses to the list of things that smartphone technology is making possible. Health & Fitness Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tea meeting theme for Actor Boy Awards...

Baca Star inch closer to mid-season final
Jamaica Observer

KINLOSS, Trelawny — Baca Star United need only to avoid a heavy loss today if they are to qualify for next Sunday’s mid-season final of the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League when...

Irwin, Fire House extend lead in Sandals Division One
Jamaica Observer

IRWIN, St James — Irwin United and Fire House SC extended their lead in their respective zones of the St James Football Association Sandals International Division One after wins on Friday. Local Sports Sun, 26 Mar...

JFF on target with proposed fix of women’s football
Jamaica Observer

Virtually, it is like taking care of your child. Those in charge of women’s football did not like what they were seeing, so they have taken a new approach — hands-on — to fix the sore points of the...

Real Lions roar to crushing 101-46 win over Aqua Youth
Jamaica Observer

REAL Lions crushed Aqua Youth 101-46 as the 2017 Howard McCatty/Sports Development Foundation (SDF) Southern Conference Community Basketball League continued at the Majesty Gardens court on Wednesday night. Local Sports...

That woeful Sabina Park pitch and the making of a match best forgotten
Jamaica Observer

Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association President Leon Rodney has a right to ask questions about the Sabina Park pitch. Local Sports Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Real Lions roar to crushing 101-46 win over Aqua Youth...

Photo: Heat of battle
Jamaica Observer

St Thomas Cobras’ Ramoye Davis (left) turns away from St Catherine Saints’ Andrew Daley during their JFF/SportsMax Elite League match at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday. The game ended 1-1. (Photo:...

Curtains fall on ‘best’ Special Olympic Games
Jamaica Observer

GRAZ, Austria — In an emotional closing to the World Winter Games at Merkur Arena on Friday, the official Special Olympics flag was handed over to representatives from Abu Dhabi, the hosts of the 2019 summer edition....

Champions League needs big clubs like Man U, says Van Nistlerooy
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The European Champions League needs teams like Manchester United if it is to be exciting, argues former Old Trafford star Ruud van Nistelrooy. Local Sports Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

A dad’s ‘special’ joy
Jamaica Observer

True to form, Errol Austin didn’t become excited when his son, Romaine, created history by becoming the first Jamaican to win a gold medal at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria last week. Local News...

Waterhouse’s survival struggles take deadly turn as they face MBU
Jamaica Observer

Having slipped back into the clutches of the relegation war, Waterhouse FC face a wounded but equally dangerous Montego Bay United looking to rebound from a two-game losing streak in the Red Stripe Premier League....

St Mary Raiders score exciting 4-3 win over Portland Blazers
Jamaica Observer

ST MARY Raiders registered their first win when they clipped Portland Raider 4-3 in an exciting encounter in JFF/SportsMax Elite League in the first game of a triple- header at the Tony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday....

Pepsi CEO to visit ‘Champs’ as guest of KC
Jamaica Observer

Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico Inc North America Albert P “Al” Carey will visit the Boys’ and Girls’ Athletic Championship (Champs) for the first time when the event is held later this week. Local...

Van Nistlerooy humbled by outpouring of Jamaican fan support
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former Dutch international Ruud van Nistelrooy was impressed with the fan support of the UEFA Champions League and the English Premier league during his recent visit to the island as an...

MISSING: Ayesha Medford
Nation News

POLICE ARE SEEKING the assistance of the public in locating a missing 14-year-old girl. Ayesha Medford of Roxy Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael left her grandmother Korah Thomas’ home between 10:30 a.m....

PETER WICKHAM: Political women
Nation News

THIS MARCH, WE have been reflecting on issues that impact on the welfare of women in several ways that range from the #LifeInLeggings march to the provocative public lecture given by former Government...

St Leonard’s board quits
Nation News

THE ENTIRE BOARD of the St Leonard’s Boys’ Secondary School, inclusive of a senator and a pastor, has resigned, screaming political interference. Chairman Ricardo Harrison and the other six members...

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Iconic global monuments including the Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Acropolis in Athens and Sydney's Opera House plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate...

World bids farewell to Derek Walcott
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Derek Alton Walcott, born in humble surroundings on Chaussee Road and who mesmerised the world with his poetry, plays and paintings, was buried here on Saturday, one week after he died...

Tears and laughter for Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Friends, family and hundreds of wellwishers gathered in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday to celebrate the lives of beloved celebrity mother and daughter Debbie Reynolds and Carrie...

$2 billion allocated for climate resilience project
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Some US$17.5 million (J$2 billion) has been allocated to the Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism (AP&FM) project, one of five projects falling under the Pilot Programme for...

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