Sport

Gov't to assist distance runner Kemoy Campbell

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says the government will assist Jamaican distance runner, Kemoy Campbell, who collapsed during a competition in the United States on the weekend. Read More

West Indies' Gabriel charged by ICC over alleged homophobic remark

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was charged with a breach of conduct by the ICC on Tuesday after allegedly making a homophobic remark in an exchange with England captain Joe Root during the third Test. Read More

England thrash West Indies to claim consolation win

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — England wrapped up a dominant 232-run victory over the West Indies in the third and final Test in St Lucia on Tuesday to secure a consolation win after successive defeats. Read More

Anderson lands triple blow as West Indies crumble

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP)  Read More

Kemoy Campbell not in coma, says agent

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 11 2019    

Jamaica's distance runner Kemoy Campbell, who collapsed during the men's 3000-metre event at the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday, is sedated and not in a coma as was reported in some quarters, says his agent Ray Flynn. Read More

UWI, Reno draw in exciting RSPL contest

Monday, February, 11 2019    

THE University of the West Indies (UWI) and Reno battled to an exciting 2-2 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League match at Mona Bowl yesterday. Read More

Leaders Portmore beat Cavalier to motor along

Monday, February, 11 2019    

CHAMPIONS Portmore United continue to enjoy a consistent 2018-19 season as they secured a second win on the trot by clipping Cavalier FC 1-0 in a keenly contested Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) encounter at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Read More

Scorpions falter to Jaguars' defeat

Monday, February, 11 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Led by an unbeaten half century from captain Leon Johnson, top-of-the-table Guyana Jaguars recorded an easy seven-wicket victory over Jamaica Scorpions on the final day of their seventh round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship at Guyana National... Read More

SOJ volleyball, swim teams sharpen for World Games

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 11 2019    

The Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) volleyball team is looking to make its mark at the 2019 Abu Dhabi Games next month, after the country did not medal in the event four years ago in Los Angeles. Read More

PHOTO: Netball Queens!

Monday, February, 11 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth - JISCO Alpart Jamaica recently held its inaugural schools' netball competition at the Frankfield Primary School with 12 primary schools and three high schools participating. Read More

New Zealand beat India to claim T20 series 2-1

Monday, February, 11 2019    

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AFP) — Colin Munro's explosive 72 set up a four-run win for New Zealand over India in a cliff-hanger finish to yesterday's Twenty20 match in Hamilton, handing the hosts a 2-1 series victory. Read More

Sarri's job on line as Man City hit humiliated Chelsea for six

Monday, February, 11 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Maurizio Sarri admitted his job as Chelsea manager is at risk after Manchester City scored four times inside the first 25 minutes to thrash his side 6-0 yesterday. Read More

England in control

Monday, February, 11 2019    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Mark Wood answered West Indian pace with fearsome heat of his own, as the fast bowler claimed his first five-wicket-innings haul in Tests and put England in control on the second day of the third and final Test in St Lucia... Read More

Embiid scores 37 as NBA 76ers rout LeBron's Lakers

Monday, February, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Joel Embiid scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Philadelphia 76ers over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 yesterday in a match-up of high-profile NBA clubs. Read More

Netball joy for May Day High, Bethabara Primary

Monday, February, 11 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — May Day High and Bethabara Primary School took most of the plaudits at JISCO Alpart Jamaica's inaugural schools' netball competition at Frankfield Primary School late last month. Read More



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