Sports

Herbert Morrison sound warning with impressive

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Herbert Morrison Technical High School may not boast a vast number in their track and field programme, but head coach Claude Grant believes the athletes they have possess enough quality to give a good account in their respective events at the upcoming ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls'... Read More

Hughes looks ahead after seasonal bow at Camperdown Classics

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

It was not the performance Zharnel Hughes had hoped for, but considering that it was a seasonal bow, the British sprint star believes it is one that can be built on ,going forward. Read More

Western Champs begins today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Many-time champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will start the defence of their County of Cornwall Athletics Association/Digicel Boys' Western Champs title today with the eliminations set for Herbert Morrison Technical at 9:00... Read More

ISSA schoolgirls football kicks off today

By Gerald Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Excelsior High School will begin the defence of their title when they go up against Camperdown High as the 2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Lockerroom Sports/TIP Friendly Society High Schoolgirls football competition kicks off today at the Spanish... Read More

Edwards heads to Turks and Caicos; aims to lift Fifa rankings

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

One of Jamaica's most promising young coaches is taking his expertise overseas. Read More

'I want to get rid of all of them,' says Speid

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

The departure of two of his young guns, Jamoi Topey and Nicque Daley, to overseas clubs have really put a dent in the title chances of Cavalier. Read More

Photo: ENGLAND TAKE ROOT!

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Joe Root of England celebrates his century during day three of the third and final Test against West Indies at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

1 triple, 2 double winners at NABUCO Age Group Challenge

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

The second half of the National Association of Badminton Umpires and Court Officials (NABUCO) Age Group Badminton Challenge came to an end at the Constant Sprint Golf Club Hall on Sunday night producing one triple winner and three double... Read More

Wadadah face Hopewell for place in Western Confed mid-season final

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The second spot in the mid-season final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League will be up for grabs today when defending champions Wadadah FC and Hopewell United meet in their Zone Two game at the UDC Field in... Read More

Straight duel

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Although the Millard Ziadie Memorial Cup is the lone feature race on tomorrow's 10-race card the Open Allowance call is certain to awake most attention among racing fans. Read More

Perfect opportunity for Drummer Boy to get things right

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Another race which is worthy of consideration for observation on tomorrow's 10-race programme is the high-optional claiming ($850,000-$750,000) event involving a number of starters with good chances of winning. Read More

Warriors take the Heat in comeback win

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored a game-high 39 points as NBA champions Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 19-point deficit to edge Miami Heat 120-118 on Sunday. Read More

Reebok commits US$50K to Kemoy Campbell's medical bill

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of Reebok, Matt O'Toole says the sportswear company will be donating USD$50,000 to assist with the medical expenses for professional distance runner Kemoy Campbell. Read More

Windies aiming to become world's No 1 team, says Holder

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder said on Tuesday that his side's main goal is to become the world's number one team after their impressive series victory over England. Read More

Gov't to assist distance runner Kemoy Campbell

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says the government will assist Jamaican distance runner, Kemoy Campbell, who collapsed during a competition in the United States on the weekend. Read More



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