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'It's not enough'

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

A lack of preparation and international exposure were the all-too-familiar reasons posited by Head Coach Hopeton Gilchrist following his Jamaica Under-17 team's exit from the Concacaf Championship in Bradenton, Florida, last week — and thus the end of another World Cup... Read More

No holds barred!

By Howard Walker Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

Jamaica's Waterhouse FC improved their chance of qualifying for the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League with a 2-0 win over Real Hope of Haiti in their FLOW Caribbean Club Championship yesterday at National Stadium East field. Read More

Halsall-Peart is Run Ambassador for Food For The Poor 5K

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

Having won several marathon medals over the years, Stacey Halsall-Peart is accustomed to achieving things.But being named Run Ambassador for Food for the Poor then witnessing first-hand the joy of a beneficiary, made her emotional. Read More

Photo: NO HOLDS BARRED!

Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

Ricardo Thomas of Waterhouse FC (right) and Dunel Blaise, captain of Real Hope challenge for the ball during the FLOW Caribbean Club Championship inside National Stadium East yesterday. Waterhouse FC won the game 2-0. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

Cambridge, Violet Kickers battle for place in final of St James Sandals Major League

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Promoted teams Cambridge United and Violet Kickers will go into today's return-leg of the St James Football Association/Sandals Resorts International Major League at the UDC field with everything to play for, after battling out a 1-1 stalemate in the first... Read More

Coopers Pen, Kinloss score wins in Trelawny Major League quarter-finals

Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny — Coopers Pen sent a big signal when they beat Wait-A-Bit PYC 3-1 in their Trelawny Football Association Major League quarter-final game at Coopers Pen on Sunday. Read More

Hamilton regains lead with victory in Spanish GP

Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

MADRID, Spain (CMC) — Lewis Hamilton regained the lead in the driver's standings with a comfortable win in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, with his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas placing second. Read More

Sprint superstar Bolt jumps into Paris scooter mania

Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

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

Domenico Geminiani lead qualifiers into 3rd BMW Jamaica Classic

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — Italian Domenico Geminiani shot a seven under par 65 to lead the 10 qualifiers who will join the field for Thursday's start of the third BMW Jamaica Classic, PGA LatinoAmérica, at Cinnamon Hill Course in Rose Hall. Read More

'I got strict instructions,' says Shericka Jackson

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

In 2018 Shericka Jackson ran the 200m instead of the 400m, which she has focused on since beginning her professional career. Read More

Jamaica Names Squad For America's Nines Championship

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

Jamaica's Head Coach Romeo Monteith has named a 17-man squad to participate in the inaugural America's 9s Championship in Toronto, this Saturday. Read More

Courts boosts bocce team to 2019 Special Olympics Invitational Youth Games

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

BOOSTED by the support of Courts and other sponsors, a five-member Jamaica team left the island yesterday for Ontario, Canada, to compete in unified bocce at the 2019 Special Olympics Invitational Youth Games. Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

That change in racing equipment works again Read More

Bumrah best bowler in the world, says Tendulkar

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

New Delhi, India (AFP) — Indian cricket great Sachin Tendulkar yesterday hailed Jasprit Bumrah as the “best bowler in the world” after the Mumbai Indians paceman played a key role in his team's fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title... Read More

Windies eyeing upset of Bangladesh in final: Nurse

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — Frontline spinner Ashley Nurse said yesterday's defeat to Bangladesh had not dented the team's confidence, and they were now fully focused on breaking their jinx against the Tigers in Friday's final of the Tri-Nations Series. Read More



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