Sport

Contrasting triumphs for STETHS, B B Coke High

Monday, October, 21 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and B B Coke High advanced to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition in contrasting style, at STETHS Sports Complex here Saturday (October 19). Read More

Joy for B B Coke

Monday, October, 21 2019    

B B Coke High from Junction, St Elizabeth advanced to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup on the away goals rule when they defeated more-fancied opponents Lennon High 1-0 at the STETHS Sports Complex on Saturday. Lennon High had won the first leg of the twoway tie 2-1 in Clarendon. B... Read More

Registration extended for ICWI Pink Run

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

The registration deadline for the 2019 ICWI/Jamaica Reach to Recovery Pink Run 5K has been extended to Thursday, October 24, ahead of the road race on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Emancipation Park in Kingston. Read More

Leaders Waterhouse to break jinx against Mount Pleasant at Drax Hall

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Last year's beaten finalist and current Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leaders Waterhouse Football Club will be aiming to preserve their unbeaten record when they visit Mount Pleasant Football Academy at Drax Hall in St Ann today. Read More

Henry promises big changes for local Premier League

By Balford Henry Observer Senior Reporter | Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Major changes are coming to the Jamaican National Premier League, as incoming president of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA), Mike Henry, starts unfolding plans to develop a league closely resembling the powerful English Premier League (EPL). Read More

New selection policy sign of 'tremendous progress', says Shallow

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) Vice-President Dr Kishore Shallow believes the new administration headed by President Ricky Skerritt has made “tremendous progress” in its first seven months in charge, and has pointed to the new selection policy as... Read More

Climate change and science in athletes preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By Professor Rachael Irving | Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Since 2008 runners wearing Nike Vaporfly 4% TM shoes have broken world records over 100km, marathon, half-marathon and 15km. Read More

All hail Birch

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Sunday, October, 20 2019    

CLARENDON PARK, Clarendon — Defending champions Clarendon College led all four semi-finalists as well as former champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), Garvey Maceo High, and Dinthill Technical through to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/W ata... Read More

Photo: ALL HAIL BIRCH

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Cornwall College players Solano Birch (left) and Kamali Powell celebrate a goal scored by Birch in yesterday's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup second-round, return-leg game played in Montego Bay. Birch scored the second goal as Cornwall College won 3-0 for a 4-1 aggregate result to advance to the... Read More

Sean Clacken conquers World Skeet Championships

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Jamaica's Sean Clacken outshot a big field to win the C Class in the 20-gauge category, after shooting a perfect 100 targets in the World Skeet Championships held recently in San Antonio, Texas. Read More

Real Madrid beaten by Mallorca as Barca go top of La Liga

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Madrid , Spain (AFP) — Barcelona sailed back to the top of the table yesterday and trouble returned to Real Madrid after they endured their first La Liga defeat of the season at newly promoted Real Mallorca. Read More

Man City find winning formula as Spurs struggle

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City eased doubts over their ability to sustain a Premier League title challenge by beating Crystal Palace comfortably yesterday, but Tottenham face another inquisition after narrowly avoiding defeat to bottom club... Read More

$2million flows from Crystal Spring Water into Run For Your Heart 5K, 2K

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, October, 19 2019    

HEART Foundation of Jamaica is targeting at least 3,000 participants for its Crystal Spring Water/Run For Your Heart 5K Run/Walk and 2K Run, to be held on Sunday, February 2, 2020, according to Romaro Samuels, product manager at Cari-Med Group Limited, who made the announcement at a... Read More

FM Joshua Christie claims second Grand Prix Tournament

Saturday, October, 19 2019    

After a brief hiatus from the local chess scene, FIDE Master (FM) Joshua Christie returned to claim his second Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) Grand Prix title at the 2019 NM Dr Harold Chan Open, held recently at Liberty Academy. Read More

USA Cricket thrilled for 'outstanding' Walsh

Saturday, October, 19 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — USA Cricket has hailed Hayden Walsh's selection to the West Indies limited overs side, branding the leg spinner an “all-round talent” and a “world-class” fielder who they expect to excel at the highest level. Read More



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