Sports

Pressure of IPL adequate preparation for World Cup players — CWI

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) says it does not anticipate any disruption to the squad's preparation for the ICC World Cup due to the scheduled late arrival of key players from the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read More

Faulkland claim Confed crown, ready to do battle in Premier League Play-offs

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Faulkland FC finally won the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League title, scoring a come from behind 2-1 win over defending champions Wadadah FC in the final played at Jarrett Park on Saturday. Read More

Unruffled Archer up for World Cup challenge

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Newly minted England fast bowler Jofra Archer believes he is well prepared for the challenges of the ICC World Cup, despite his lack of experience in One-Day Internationals. Read More

I'm ready for the challenge!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

TOWERING West Indies fast bowler Oshane Thomas is hoping he can use pace and sideways movement to his advantage at the upcoming 50-over Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Read More

Coopers Pen secure semi-final berth in Trelawny Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

 KINLOSS, Trelawny — Coopers Pen FC claimed the first spot in the semi-finals of the Trelawny Football Association Major League on Sunday after they beat Kinloss FC 2-1 in their quarter-final top-of-the-table Group One clash at Kinloss Sports Grounds. Read More

Hunt for Premier League promotion kicks off today

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

THE Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) play-offs kick off today with three matches as seven teams hunt two promotional spots for the Red Stripe Premier League. Read More

Jamaican Nelson shines during win in Suncorp Super Netball Championship

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) — Rising Sunshine Girls star Shimona Nelson continued to make a name for herself in the Suncorp Super Netball Championship, executing brilliantly down the stretch to carry Collingwood Magpies to a 65-47 win over Adelaide Thunderbirds last... Read More

Petersfield, George's Plain to contest Westmoreland Major League final

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — Petersfield FC and George's Plain FC scored contrasting but lopsided wins in Friday's second-leg semi-finals at Llandilo Sports Complex, to qualify for the final of the Westmoreland Football Association/Dujon Construction Major... Read More

Chris Jordan's career-best ton lifts Sussex out of trouble

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) —Barbadian all-rounder Chris Jordan hammered an exhilarating career-best third first-class hundred to rescue Sussex on the opening day of their County Championship Division Two match against Northamptonshire. Read More

Photo: PACE HIS ACE

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

THOMAS... I want to use my pace and get the ball to move around (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Firmino gives Liverpool fitness boost ahead of Champions League final

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino is on course to be fit for the Champions League final against Tottenham after returning to training during the club's break in Marbella. Read More

Warriors beat Trail Blazers in overtime to reach 5th straight NBA Finals

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LOS ANGELES United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and Draymond Green both posted triple-doubles to power the Golden State Warriors to a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday and into a fifth-straight NBA Finals. Read More

Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Olympic track and field star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike on Wednesday, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalising female athletes who took time off to have a child. Read More

Russell, Gayle among 6 Jamaicans drafted by Tallawahs

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Tallawahs have drafted six Jamaicans in its squad for this year's staging of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).The first round of the draft took place earlier today in London. Read More

Evan Harmeling sneaks away with BMW Jamaica Classic golf tourney

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 21 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — Evan Harmeling sunk a dramatic birdie on the final hole on Sunday to win the most exciting edition of the BMW Jamaica Classic PGA LatinoAmerica tournament, held at Cinnamon Hill Course in Rose Hall, St James. Read More



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