Sport

16 games on as daCosta Cup second round begins

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The business end of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition gets under way today with the playing of first-leg games in the second round which will be played on a home and away format, with the winners on aggregate advancing to the... Read More

Advantage Wolmer's, Camperdown
WOLMER'S Boys' School and Camperdown High registered close 1-0 first-leg wins over Denham Town and Excelsior High as second-round action of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition kicked off yesterday at the Stadium East field.... Read More

Girls complete 3-0 sweep of England Roses in Sunshine Netball Series
JAMAICA'S Sunshine Girls defeated England 58-43 to complete a clean 3-0 sweep in their Test series at the 2018 LASCO Netball Series inside National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday.... Read More

This is it!
DALLAS, USA — Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz will push to confirm qualification to the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup today when they lock horns with Panama in the Concacaf Women's Championships third-place play-off here at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.... Read More

Wily Watson!

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Antonio Watson felt exhorted and “proud” after battling valiantly to earn the silver medal in the boys' 200m following a third-place finish in Stage Two, Heat Three at the Youth Olympic Games yesterday. Read More

Bolt fumes over drug test notice

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt says he's stunned after being handed a drug testing notice despite retiring from athletics and having no professional contract as he bids to launch a football career in Australia. Read More

1 marlin landed, 21 released after two days' fishing

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Port Antonio, Portland — The 55th staging of the Port Antonio Sir Henry Morgan International Blue Marlin Tournament at the Ole Marina Port Antonio was one of the most successful stagings in recent years with one landed marlin and 21 tagged and released after two days of... Read More

Boscobel hammer Top Pen in St Mary Boscobel Premier League

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

St Mary Costly Construction-sponsored Boscobel Premier League champions Boscobel Warriors began their title defence on a high note, hammering Top Pen Giants by seven wickets at the Boscobel Grounds on Sunday. Read More

Bolt offered contract with Malta football club — reports

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday, with the club saying it wanted to “write history” with the... Read More

Photo: Wily Watson!

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Jamaica's Antonio Watson celebrates with his silver medal won in the men's 200m at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, yesterday. (Photo: Collin Reid courtesy of Jamaica Olympic Association) Read More

Blake's YB Foundation provides Michaela Stephens with tennis gear

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Yohan Blake, through his foundation YB AFRAID and in collaboration with his sportswear sponsor Adidas, has provided training and match gear for top Jamaican tennis player Michaela Stephens. Read More

Red Sharks capture National KO Cup

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Duhaney Park Red Sharks defeated the Jamaica Defence Force Warriors 30-4 to be crowned Jamaica Rugby League Association National Knock-Out champions for 2018.It marks the third time in a row the club has held on to the trophy. Read More

Watson set to add to Jamaica's medal tally

Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — All eyes will be on Antonio Watson as he shoulders Jamaica's hopes of adding its second medal at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Stage Two, Heat Three of the boys' 200m today, beginning at 4:25 pm here (2:25 pm Jamaica time). Read More

Manning Cup second round kicks off today

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

The long-awaited, much-anticipated two-legged second-round knockout of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Digicel Manning Cup football competition kicks off today with four games across two venues. Read More

Justin Morin — From schoolboy footballer to Digicel CEO

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

Justin Morin discussed how he balanced academics and sports while at St George's College, on his way to attaining a bachelor's degree in Industrial engineering and making his mark in the Middle East working at Saudi Telecom before returning to Jamaica. Here is Part Two of his compelling rise... Read More



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