Sport

Second hardwood floor being contemplated for Jersey Mike Jamaica Classic

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The addition of a second hardwood floor for next year's third staging of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic men's NCAA basketball tournament could mean immediate benefit to Jamaican players as they would be able to use the court in local... Read More

Gaynstead are giants of high school netball

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

Gaynstead High School proved just how formidable they are this season when they added the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association All-Island Netball double last Friday, to their Urban Area double that they claimed on Tuesday, with Under-16 and Under-19 wins over Rural Area double... Read More

Denbigh capture ISSA netball double

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

DENBIGH High defeated arch-rivals Holmwood Technical to capture the 2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Rural High Schools Junior and Senior netball finals played at the Manchester High School last Wednesday. Read More

Highgate Primary crowned Stanley Amritt champions

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Highgate Primary School were crowned Stanley Amritt Primary School football champions after defeating Lewisburg Primary School 2-0 on Friday at the Richmond Community Centre football field in St Mary. Read More

England keep faith with Test squad for West Indies tour

Monday, December, 10 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England kept faith on Monday with the squad that delivered a Test whitewash in Sri Lanka, naming the same 16 players who finished that tour for the series against the West Indies. Read More

Chelsea suspends 4 people amid Raheem Sterling racism investigation

Monday, December, 10 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom — Amid an outcry over the treatment of Raheem Sterling by England's media and soccer fans, Chelsea suspended four people from attending its matches as police investigated whether the Manchester City winger was racially abused during a Premier League... Read More

Batsmen never came to grips with pitch — Chase

Monday, December, 10 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Roston Chase conceded Sunday that West Indies' batting had not been up to scratch in their five-wicket defeat to Bangladesh, failing to adjust to the slow pitch and ultimately falling short of a competitive total. Read More

Holy Family lift inaugural Concacaf NextPlay Cup

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Holy Family Primary School from the tough inner-city community of Southside in Central Kingston emerged champions of the inaugural Scotiabank Concacaf NextPlay Cup when they defeated Emmanuel Christian Academy 2-1 in the final at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex... Read More

Reggae Girlz draw Australia, Brazil, Italy in Fifa World Cup

By Sherdon Cowan Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

A smile on the face of Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz Head Coach Hue Menzies was a good indication that he was pleased with yesterday's draw for the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup in France. Read More

West Indies seek to end ODI series drought in Bangladesh

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — The West Indies are looking to end their four-year wait for a One-Day International (ODI) series win when they take on hosts Bangladesh starting today. Read More

Leaders Portmore United hunt sixth-straight win against Harbour View

By Sherdon Cowan Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Portmore United's rich form is expected to continue today, as the defending champions are heavily favoured to secure win number six on the trot at the expense of Harbour View FC, on match day 15 of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Spanish Town Prison... Read More

CC's Shield!

By Sherdon Cowan Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Clarendon College (CC) yesterday claimed all-island supremacy when they clipped Kingston College (KC) 1-0 to secure their fourth hold on the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Olivier Shield inside the National Stadium. Read More

Detraining Syndrome in Jamaican athletes

By Dr Rachael Irving | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

I recently learned that Michael Johnson, former USA 200m, 400m world record holder, had a stroke. Read More

Photo: CC's Shield!

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Members of Clarendon College football team celebrate after receiving the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Olivier Shield from President Walton Small (fourth right) following their 1-0 win over Kingston College at the National Stadium yesterday. (Photo: Joseph... Read More

Guardiola confident Man City will avoid UEFA ban over spending

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) - Pep Guardiola is confident that Manchester City will not be banned from the Champions League at the end of an ongoing Financial Fair Play (FFP) investigation after speaking with the club's senior figures. Read More



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