Sports

Easy does it for She's A Maneater in Superstakes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 7 2019    

Many-time champion trainer Wayne DaCosta's outstanding mare She's A Maneater notched her third-consecutive Superstakes triumph when she romped home in the small field at Caymanas Park yesterday, while her American-bred stablemate Stranger Danger did likewise in the Invitational Mile. Read More

Athlete with Jamaican roots burns the track for Japan

Monday, October, 7 2019    

DOHA, Qatar — Japan's Julian Jrummi Walsh was just 0.36 seconds from eliminating Jamaica's Akeem Bloomfield in the 400-metre semi-final event during the just-ended IAAF World Athletics Championships. Read More

World Champs Medals Table

Monday, October, 7 2019    

RANK COUNTRY G S B TOTAL1 United States 14 11 4 292 Kenya 5 2 4 113 Jamaica 3 5 4 124 PR Of China 3 3 3 95 Ethiopia 2 5 1 86 Great Britain & NI 2 3 0 57 Germany 2 0 4 68 Japan 2 0 1 39 Netherlands 2 0 0 29 Uganda 2 0 0 211... Read More

Portmore held by TG but Molynes United make it six straight

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Portmore United Football Club (FC) extended their unbeaten run to three games after holding on for a 1-1 result against hosts Tivoli Gardens FC in the Red Stripe Premier League football match, at Edward Seaga Sports Complex yesterday. Read More

Holding says Pakistan safe for touring teams

Monday, October, 7 2019    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies fast-bowling legend Michael Holding has endorsed the full return of international cricket to Pakistan, following a week-long visit here. Read More

GLADIATORS

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Doha, Qatar — Jamaica won three more medals to end the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships with 12, which represents its second-best performance in the 36 of the meet, which ended last night. Read More

Dream comes true

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 7 2019    

While all the attention was focused on Jamaica's performances at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, artistic gymnast Danusia Francis achieved her lifelong dream of qualifying for an Olympic Games. Read More

Keveroy Venson steals spotlight at Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Last Saturday's incessant rainfall was no deterrent for the over 10,000 people who showed up to wheel, run and walk in the 2019 staging of the Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs. Read More

OUR STAR!

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Shericka Jackson, a past student of Vere Technical High School in Clarendon, was a star at the just-ended IAAF World Championships in Doha. A native of St Ann, 25-year-old Jackson ran her lifetime best of 49.47 seconds for bronze in the women's 400m. Drafted into the 4x100m relay team at short... Read More

Man City shocked by Wolves; Man Utd beaten again at Newcastle

Monday, October, 7 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manchester City's premier league title defence suffered another huge blow in a shock 2-0 defeat to Wolves, while Manchester United endured another miserable day in a 1-0 loss at Newcastle yesterday. Read More

PHOTO: Bold Bronze

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Jamaica's women's 4x400m team (from left) Shericka Jackson, Anastasia LeRoy, Tiffany James, and Stephenie-Ann McPherson celebrate with the national flag after winning the bronze medal in the finals at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar yesterday. The USA won gold, while Poland... Read More

Danielle Williams pulls compatriots into sprint hurdles semis

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 6 2019    

Doha, Qatar — World leader Danielle Williams led Yaneek Brown, Megan Tapper, and Yanique Thompson safely into the semi-finals of the 100m hurdles here yesterday. Read More

11 schools secure spots in daCosta Cup second round

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Sunday, October, 6 2019    

CHAPELTON, Clarendon — Eleven schools led by defending champions Clarendon College booked their spots in the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition on another rain-affected day to bring to 14 the number of qualifiers so far. Read More

She's A Maneater to make it three straight in Superstakes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 6 2019    

Champion conditioner Wayne DaCosta is expected to be smiling at the end of the day, as he holds the keys to the two Graded Stakes races on the second and final day of the LASCO Distributors Limited-sponsored 2019 Superstakes weekend of thoroughbred racing at Caymanas Park... Read More

Girlz coach targets clinical display against St Lucia

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 6 2019    

Despite two big wins already in the bag, Assistant Coach Hubert Busby believes Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz need to be more clinical in front of goal as they head into their third Concacaf Women's Olympic Caribbean Qualifier against St Lucia at National Stadium... Read More



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