Sports

Mother of 'battered' athlete to press charges

Almost two weeks after her alleged assault by a female coach at Vere Technical High School with a “PVC” pipe, 13-year-old Moesha James is currently on medication and out of school as she recuperates. Read More

McKay, MoneyGram join forces to boost St Catherine football
After operating without any real corporate support for the past three seasons, the St Catherine FA and clubs are now breathing a collective sigh of relief as McKay Security and MoneyGram have joined forces in a $3-million sponsorship package for the Major League and...... Read More

Half-time team talk made the difference, says Wedderburn
When St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) defeated Charlie Smith High 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association Champions Cup on Saturday, they qualified for the semi-final round of the competition for the fourth time, making...... Read More

'Axeman' warms to idea of big fight in MoBay heartland
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Nicholas Walters, the former WBA flyweight champion, says he would relish fighting in Montego Bay where he was born and raised, but says it is not only up to him to make the decision.... Read More

Taylor back with Boyz as Suriname assignment looms

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

Thirty-three-year-old Jermaine Taylor was selected in Jamaica's 21-man squad to face Suriname in the third round of the Concacaf Nations League qualifiers here at Montego Bay Sports Complex at 7:00 pm this Saturday. Read More

Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup takes spotlight today

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver. com | Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

WITH the 2018 Burger King-sponsored Super Race Day done and dusted last weekend, the attention now shifts to the two-year-olds as they set to compete over seven furlongs (1,400m) for the Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Cup hunt

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

Excelsior High and Hydel High will be hunting their first lien on the newly formatted Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Walker Cup knockout at the Stadium East field starting at 4:00 pm. Read More

Photo: Shelly wins again

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

David Morrison (left), J Wray & Nephew Limited's quality compliance director/seniorblender, presents multiple Olympic and World Championship sprint gold medallist,Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (centre) with the award for Excellence for Civic Leadership-Small Foundation, during... Read More

Delighted Mohammed poised to play historic 100th T20

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Veteran off-spinner Anisa Mohammed has pointed to her record 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) as the highlight of her outstanding career as she prepares to play her 100th T20I when West Indies clash with South Africa here Wednesday... Read More

Exotic wagers — November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

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Williams sparks Clippers over Warriors in overtime upset

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Lou Williams scored 25 points from the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers upset the league-leading Golden State Warriors 121-116 in a wild overtime thriller at the Staples Center on Monday. Read More

Cornwall's Thorpe gets inspiration from passing of father

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Matthew Thorpe has played with extra motivation in this season's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup, as he tries to honour his father's memory. Read More

Management of resources key to future success, says Brathwaite

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

CHENNAI, India (CMC) – Captain Carlos Brathwaite believes West Indies have the quality players to challenge in upcoming tournaments but has warned that management of these resources will be critical to any future success. Read More

Corazon – a juvenile sprinter in the making

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

CORAZON displayed cutting edge promise with a quickfire performance in a Native-bred Two-Year-Old Graded Stakes event to win the Coca Cola Two-Year-Old Juvenile Sprint on Super Day at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

West Indies slip further after India series loss

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Reigning World champions West Indies have taken a hit in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings, following their 3-0 whitewash at the hands of powerhouses India. Read More



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