Sport

BCIC turns up squash support with sponsorship of All Jamaica Senior Championship

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

BCIC has stepped up its support for local squash with a $400,000 sponsorship package for the staging of the 2018 All Jamaica Senior Championships. Read More

Over 100 golfers to tee off in 23rd Alliance Buccaneer Golf Tournament

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Over 100 golfers will tee off today for the 23rd Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf Tournament at Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine, starting at 7:00 am for the first tee off. The two-day tournament will continue tomorrow. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Lady Jaela/Blue Moon/Vijeeta/Dr BannerRace 2) UnbreakableRace 3) Princess Emanuelle/Dancing QueenRace 4) Concur/Also Correct/Dinner By SevenRace 5) Universal Boss Read More

Rockets thrash 'banged up' Warriors, Nuggets bounce back

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets humbled the two-time defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday, in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals. Read More

Hotel teams gearing up for Chairman's Trophy in Reggae Marathon

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Hotels in the resort areas of the island are gearing up to compete for the Chairman's Trophy in this year's Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, set for Sunday, December 2. Read More

PHOTO: Eyes right

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz (from left) Devon Williams, Dane Kelly, Kemar Lawrence, Javon East (back to camera), and Je-Vaughn Watson participate in a training session at Jarrett Park on Thursday morning ahead of today's Concacaf Nations League contest against Suriname at Montego Bay Sports Complex... Read More

Tornadoes, Y Speedos set to splash it out at Walter Lowi Sprint Classic

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

ANTICIPATION is high for a number of exciting performances from Jamaica's young sensations who will take centre stage at the Aquatic Sports of Jamaica Walter Lowi Memorial Sprint Classic at the National Aquatic Centre today. Read More

T&T not producing quality players, says Yorke

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — According to former national player and Manchester United midfielder Dwight Yorke, Trinidad is struggling to produce quality football players, and he has called on authorities to look at the way football is structured in the two-island... Read More

English coach praises ground staff in St Lucia

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — England's Head Coach Mark Robinson has heaped praise on the curator and ground staff at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground for their excellent work which resulted in Group A matches of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World T20 being played... Read More

Watkin bowls New Zealand to first win

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC) — Off-spinner Jess Watkin spurred New Zealand to their first win of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's Twenty20 World Cup via a 54-run victory over Pakistan at Providence Stadium here Thursday night. Read More

Pakistan hold edge after New Zealand dismissed for 153

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Leg-spinner Yasir Shah led a double-barrelled attack of spin and pace to leave Pakistan sitting comfortably on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand yesterday. Read More

Root ton puts England on top against Sri Lanka

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Kandy , Sri Lanka (AFP) — Captain Joe Root smashed 124 and newcomer Ben Foakes again hit valuable tail end runs to put England in command of the second Test against Sri Lanka yesterday. Read More

India whip Ireland to book spot in final four

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC) — India became the second team to qualify for the semi-finals of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's Twenty20 World Cup when they easily defeated Ireland by 51 runs in their Group B encounter at the Providence Cricket Stadium here... Read More

Matthews powers Windies Women into T20 semi-finals

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Hayley Matthews burst to life in a special Player-of-the-Match performance as West Indies romped into the semi-finals of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup with a crushing 83-run victory over Sri Lanka here Friday... Read More

Rural, urban showdown

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 16 2018    

TWO former champions from the urban area and two former finalists from the rural zone will clash in today's semi-finals of the ISSA Champions Cup all-island football competition at Sabina Park. Read More



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