Digicel kicks off pledge drive for Special Needs

Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

The 2018 staging of the Digicel 5K Night Run for Special Needs was fittingly launched with the declaration from Digicel Jamaica CEO Justin Morin of “accepting the challenge, making a pledge and passing it on”. Read More

JOA strikes $20-m deal with Starlight

Monday, August, 20 2018    

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has struck a partnership deal worth $20 million with Starlight Production Limited, which now makes the company the official event management partner of the island's parent body for sports. Read More

Nathaniel Bann makes move to University of Kentucky

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter | Monday, August, 20 2018    

Former Kingston College (KC) athlete Nathaniel Bann will be off to the University of Kentucky where he will study business and economics. Read More

Miller-Uibo sparkles in Birmingham Diamond League

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — A striking Shaunae Miller-Uibo put a dampener on Britain's European sprint champions Zharnel Hughes and Dina Asher-Smith's return to home soil in the Diamond League meeting at Birmingham yesterday. Read More

Reggae Crocs target speed for Olympic qualification

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Jamaica's athletes have long established themselves among the fastest in global track athletics. Read More

Black car Bolt's only demand on Aussie football foray

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Usain Bolt might be a superstar athlete but the fastest man ever won't be getting special treatment when he arrives in Australia in his bid to become a professional footballer. Read More

Dacres again!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, August, 13 2018    

World leader Fredrick Dacres and Shanieka Ricketts both set championships records as Jamaica ended the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Senior Championships on a high yesterday with 11 more medals, including three gold, as the regional... Read More

Photo: Dacres at it again!

Monday, August, 13 2018    

Fedrick Dacres threw 68.47m to lead a Jamaican first and second place finish with Traves Smikle in the men's discus throw at the NACAC Senior Championships inside Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, yesterday. (Photo: Collin Reid) Read More

Tracey lands historic gold

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, August, 12 2018    

Tyquendo Tracey won a historic gold medal for Jamaica yesterday in the men's 100m at the NACAC Senior Championships at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, the first Jamaican to win any 100m at the continental championships. Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

Shot putter O'Dayne Richards won a bronze medal as Jamaica opened its account on yesterday's first day of the third NACAC Senior Championships at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada. Read More

O'Dayne Richards leads medal charge at NACAC Champs

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, August, 10 2018    

Newly crowned Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games gold medallist and record holder O'Dayne Richards, silver medallist Ashinia Miler and triple jumper Jordan Scott will be hoping to get Jamaica's medal hunt off to a good start today as the third NACAC Senior Championships gets... Read More

Fraser-Pryce heads 40-member NACAC team

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

Jamaica will be represented by a strong 40-member team at the NACAC Senior Championships that will be held at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, starting on Friday and ending on Sunday evening. Read More

Hughes, Asher-Smith seal historic sprint double for Britain

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

Berlin , Germany (AFP) — Zharnel Hughes and Dina Asher-Smith claimed a historic European sprint double for Britain yesterday as they won the men and women's 100 metres at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Read More

Jamaican athletes celebrate Independence in China

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

They may be based in the far-flung East Asian nation of China as part of the Jamaica/China Exchange programme, but members of the Jamaican delegation across three of the seven sporting disciplines were not about to miss out on the country's Independence Day... Read More

Samuda, Hawthorne laud CAC athletes

Monday, August, 6 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) pledged, among a number of goals, to take the mantle in professionalising sports administration to actualise sustained sporting development. Read More




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