Sport

NHT take on ATL in Business House Senior 'A' League netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

Open League champions National Housing Trust (NHT) “A” and Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) “A” will take on each other as the 2018 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Divisional Senior “A” League competition gets under way today at the Leila... Read More

Super Sparkle, My Elle Belle go head-to-head

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

IT will be a clash between two American-bred fillies as Super Sparkle and My Elle Belle go head-to-head for top honours in a Restricted Stakes event on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park... Read More

SHOT PUT BRONZE!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

Shot putter O'Dayne Richards won a bronze medal as Jamaica opened its account on yesterday's first day of the third NACAC Senior Championships at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada. Read More

JFF to hunt players in England to bolster Reggae Boyz

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The Jamaica Football Federation will be going back to England to find players for the Reggae Boyz, and while football boss Michael Ricketts was hesitant to identify the players, he said all things being equal, the much-travelled Ravel Morrison should suit up... Read More

Boyz set Sept 7 Ecuador friendly date

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Jamaica's second tiered players and members of the Under-23 team could get a taste of international football after the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) yesterday announced a friendly international against South American nation Ecuador to be played at Red... Read More

Pogba leads Man Utd to winning Premier League start

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Paul Pogba assumed the responsibility of captain handed to him by Jose Mourinho to help Manchester United get off to a winning start in the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Leicester City yesterday. Read More

JABBFA National Championship and Fitness Festival on today

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

The Jamaica Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (JABBFA) will stage the 2018 National Championship and Fitness Festival at University Of Technology (UTech) Jamaica today, at 6:00 pm. Read More

Hetmyer's half-century powers Amazon Warriors' victory

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Dashing left-hander Shimron Hetmyer transferred his already immense powers into the Twenty20 format, smashing an audacious unbeaten half-century to carry Guyana Amazon Warriors to a comfortable six-wicket win over Chris Gayle's St Kitts and Nevis Patriots... Read More

Anderson, Woakes strike as India dismissed for 107

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — James Anderson took five wickets and Chris Woakes dismissed Virat Kohli as India were bowled out for just 107 on the second day of the second Test against England at Lord's yesterday. Read More

Emery expects tough Premier League debut against City

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsenal Manager Unai Emery is excited about his baptism of fire in the Premier League tomorrow even though he could have wished for an easier first opponent than champions Manchester City. Read More

Spartans take on Youths in SDF Community Basketball League today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

DEFENDING champions Spanish Town Spartans begin the defence of their title against Aqua Youths as the 2018 Sports Development Foundation/ (SDF) Howard McCatty Community Basketball League begins today at Pembroke Hall Basketball Court, starting at 5:00 pm. Read More

Stokes admits to 'memory blackout' on street brawl

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

BRISTOL, United Kingdom (AFP) — England cricketer Ben Stokes agreed he had a “significant memory blackout” over a street brawl, but told a court yesterday he was “absolutely not” an angry man who had lost all control. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7) Race 2) Luana/Mr Cookie/Bigbrowngreyhope/Sonador ExpressRace 3) Blood SongRace 4) Regal Prospector/Zi Beast/AmarRace 5) Matriarch/Baltusrol/Princess AnnieRace 6) Lala Diva Read More

Barty into semi-finals on Montreal debut

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Australian 15th seed Ashleigh Barty reached the semi-finals of the Montreal WTA tournament yesterday, reeling off nine of the last 10 games to defeat giant-killer Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-1. Read More

Anderson sweeps past Dimitrov to reach Toronto Masters semi-finals

Saturday, August, 11 2018    

TORONTO, Canada (AFP) — South African fourth seed and Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson crushed fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 to reach a Masters semi-final for just the second time in Toronto yesterday. Read More



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