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Rusea's, McGrath clash highlights d'Cup 2nd-round games

LUCEA, Hanover — The contest between 16th-ranked McGrath High and 17th-ranked Rusea's High will highlight the first eight of 16 second-round games in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/WATA daCosta Cup competition today. Read More

Reggae Boyz hit Aruba for six in Nations League return fixture
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Reggae Boyz Captain Andre Blake had promised a much better performance in their return-leg game against Aruba inside Stadion Ergilio Hato last evening and his charges didn't disappoint.... Read More

Cain, Stephens dominate KingAlarm tennis series
Top seeds Damani Cain and Michaela Stephens emerged champions of the Under-18 boys' and girls' singles divisions at the KingAlarm Junior Tennis Series at Eric Bell Tennis Centre last Saturday.... Read More

Simpson, Barrett welcome APS scholarships
St George's College's star point guard Jaheem Simpson and the multi-talented Deshawn Barrett, who plays rugby and lacrosse, were the recipients of scholarships from Alternative Power Sources' (APS) owner and STGC Old Boy Damian Lyn, to cover the cost of their tuition for the...... Read More

Sky's the limit for Brandon King, says former Coach Bennett

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

Former Jamaica cricket Coach Junior Bennett says “the sky is the limit” for Brandon King, after the batsman was selected in the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 (T20) squads to face Afghanistan in India next month. Read More

King, Walsh set for Windies debut

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Stroke-maker Brandon King and leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr are poised to make their international debuts for West Indies after being named in both limited overs squads to face Afghanistan next month; but no room has been found for either Darren Bravo... Read More

TT players assemble for early preparation

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

A number of Jamaica's top-notch table tennis players have been assembled by the sports governin g body to prepare for a number of tournaments scheduled for early next year. Read More

Rodrigo fires Spain into Euro 2020

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AFP) — Spain sealed qualification for Euro 2020 with two games to spare on yesterday, after Rodrigo Moreno came off the bench to score a dramatic injury-time equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Sweden. Read More

Benevolent boyz donate to Jamaica Cancer Society

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Jamaica's Senior Reggae Boyz, under the captaincy of Andre Blake has embarked on a culture of giving back to society and the players formalised the gesture by donating $150,000 to the Jamaica Cancer Society at the end of their Concacaf Nations League match... Read More

Skipper Blake expects better show from Reggae Boyz

BY IAN BURNETT Sport Editor | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Reggae Boyz Captain Andre Blake believes there is enough quality in the current 23-man squad to get a positive result when his team faces home side Aruba here at Ergillio Hato Stadium at 6:00 pm (5:00 pm Jamaica time) today. Read More

Couples golf tournament raises funds to assist Bahamas

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

As The Bahamas continues to recover from the passage of Hurricane Dorian, Couples Resorts is set to join the relief efforts following a successful 13th staging of their annual charity golf tournament in Negril. Read More

Dunbeholden, Humble Lion draw blank at Royal Lakes

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Dunbeholden FC continued to enjoy an improved sophomore season in the Red Stripe Premier League when a 0-0 draw with visiting Humble Lion FC at Royal Lakes Complex saw them move up a spot to eighth place on Sunday. Read More

Five-straight specialist Adonis wins again

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Four-year-old chestnut gelding Adonis, from the barn of leading trainer Anthony Nunes, marched to his sixth career win after romping home in an Optional Claiming ($750,000- $700,000) spread going over the five straight (1,000m) course on Saturday. Read More

Stranger Danger could contest Graded Stakes event ahead of Diamond Mile

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Morning line favourite for the US$115,000 (over J$14 million) Diamond Mile event Stranger Danger might get another run before the November 9 race as he headlines a field of nine runners provisionally entered for a Graded Stakes event to be run on... Read More

She's A Maneater – the 2017 Diamond Mile winner

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

She's A Maneater won the third staging of the US$115,000 (over $14-million) Diamond Mile — sponsored by the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission and Supreme Ventures Limited — at Caymanas Park on December 2, 2017. Read More



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