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It's back!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Jam Twenty20 Bashment to be contested by 23 teams returns to the fold after a four-year hiatus, the local governing body has announced. Read More

Mentality, managing body key to World Cup success — Gayle

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (CMC) — Veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle believes mental toughness, rest and proper management of his body will be key to his success in his fifth ICC 50-overs World Cup, which bowls off in England at month end. Read More

Hydel looking to extend winning streak at JISA Prep Champs

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Thirteen-time defending champions Hydel Prep will look to maintain their stranglehold on the JISA/Little Caesars Pizza National Athletics Championships which begins today inside National Stadium. Read More

Third BMW Classic tees off today at Cinnamon Hill Golf Course

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — The third BMW Jamaica Classic PGA Tour LatinoAmérica event will get under way today at the par-72 Cinnamon Hill Golf Course with 144 players chasing the US$31,500 first prize from a US$175,000 purse, plus Order of Merit points. Read More

Portmore edge AS Capoise 1-0 in FLOW Concacaf Club Championships

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Jamaica'S n ational Premier League champions Portmore United edged AS Capoise of Haiti 1-0 to take pole position in the four-team group in the final round of qualification of the FLOW Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship on Tuesday... Read More

Let's do it again!

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Jamaican teams Portmore United and Waterhouse FC will clash for a spot in the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League when they meet today at National Stadium East field. Read More

Boys Club Warriors hit 100-point mark in WBA Elite League

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Promoted Montego Bay Boys Club Warriors became the first club to score 100 points in the Western Basketball Association Elite League this season when they thumped Cornwall Courts Chargers 102-58 at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Lilliput Rovers into St James Sandals Major League final

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lilliput Rovers are into the final of the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Major League despite losing Tuesday's return-leg semi-final 1-2 to Heights FC at the UDC Field. Read More

Photo: IT’S BACK!

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Players of eight of the teams that will be competing in the JCA Jam T20 Bashment cricket tournament pose in their coloured kits during the relaunch of the event yesterday at Sabina Park. The competition bowls off on Saturday. (Photo: Michael Gordon) Read More

Sprint superstar Bolt jumps into Paris scooter mania

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Paris, France (AFP) — His ambition for a career as a footballer may not have worked out but retired sprint superstar Usain Bolt announced yesterday an unlikely new outlet for his energies — the Paris scooter market. Read More

Jamaican ballers on target in contrasting results

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — Jamaican Brian Brown scored his sixth goal in nine appearances to help Reno 1868 FC rout Sacramento Republic FC 4-1 and move into the top-four of the Western Conference last weekend. Read More

Curry powers Warriors over Blazers in series opener

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry drained nine three-pointers on the way to 36 points Tuesday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA Western Conference... Read More

The long, hard road back for Trudi Carter

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

The sum of Trudi Carter's character should never be measured solely by her narrow, 5ft 2in frame. Read More

St John's take lead at INSPORTS Central Primary Champs

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

ST JOHN'S Primary have taken the lead after 12 finals with 74 points combined at the 2019 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Central Region Primary Schools' Track and Field Championships Zone Two, at the end of the second of three days at G C Foster College... Read More

Big Bang to rebound in Simply Magic Cup

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

Big Bang, after a disappointing third-place finish on last as the 1-5 favourite, looks all set for a rebound in the fourth running of the $900,000 Simply Magic Cup feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More



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