Sport

Former track athlete Kristen McGregor revels in bodybuilding

Having previously tried her hand as a track athlete in the sprints during her years at the University of Technology, (UTech) and then at rugby, Kristen McGregor eventually came to the realisation that her true love lies in bodybuilding. Read More

Orpheus
Orpheus , who has been sprinting in his last four starts, gets the perfect distance of nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m), and should bag the top-rated Open Allowance event on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park today. ... Read More

Spinner Adam Zampa targets Tallawahs success
The last time Adam Zampa was on show in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with Guyana Amazon Warriors, things did not go as well as he had hoped, but the Australian leg-spinner is now optimistic that the 2018 campaign with the Jamaica Tallawahs will be more...... Read More

Jamaica squad named for Goodwill Swim Meet
Jamaica will be sending a 32-member swimming team to the 24th staging of the Goodwill Swim Meet in Barbados between August 17-19.... Read More

STGC make it four straight wins at George's Cup

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

As preparations get into high gear ahead of the start of the new Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) schoolboy football season, St George's College (STGC) showed that they were clicking into gear by winning their annual pre-season tournament, the George's Cup at Emmet Park... Read More

SDF to spend some $300m on projects

BY PAUL BURROWES Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Every so often the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) updates its projects for calendar year 2018.Now it has settled on 34 projects at a cost of $286.7 million, according to SDF general manager Denzil Wilks. Read More

Tallawahs manager Richardson optimistic of better bowling performance

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Andrew Richardson, the Jamaica Tallawahs manager, is counting on the team's bowlers to display better execution in back-to-back home games in the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 (CPL T20) competition. Read More

T&T lift three-day title after brushing aside Jamaica

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago lifted the three-day title of the Regional Under-19 Championship when they trounced Jamaica by 10 wickets on the final day of the third and last round here yesterday. Read More

RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

TEN HORSES CLAIMED ON SATURDAYThe claiming box drew a lot of attention on Saturday as 10 horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park Read More

Here's Dre Russ!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Jamaica Tallawahs are favoured to secure win number two when they oppose the struggling St Lucia Stars in the seventh match of the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament at Sabina Park today. Read More

Reggae Boyz head off on Eastern Caribbean tour

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Jamaica's senior Reggae Boyz are scheduled to depart the island today for their two-match friendly international tour of the Eastern Caribbean. Read More

Goal average send Gaynstead, St Catherine through to INSPORTS Challenge Cup netball semis

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

GAYNSTEAD High and St Catherine High advanced to the 2018 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Challenge Cup Urban High School netball semi-finals via goal averages at the Leila Robinson Courts yesterday. Read More

Cricket Club Knights seek WBA Elite League semi-final berth

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights will hope to secure their place in the semi-finals of the Western Basketball Association Elite League today when they take on Holland Saints in the second game of a rescheduled return-round double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

Masters knockout heats up to promise exciting finish

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

The IM Jomo Pitterson Masters Knockout (MKO) got off to an impressive start at the Eden Garden Wellness Resort and Spa where the top players in the country are vying against each other in this tournament, which is open only to national or internationally titled chess... Read More

Banned Smith retakes top spot in ICC rankings

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Dubai , United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Banned Australian batsman Steve Smith reclaimed top spot in the ICC Test batting rankings from India's Virat Kohli yesterday, despite not having played since March. Read More



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