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Photo: Fantastic Alia

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

ATKINSON... won the 50m breaststroke event in a fast 28.93 seconds (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations yesterday, while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals. Read More

Loyola down Ewing's Georgetown in Jersey Mike's basketball tourney

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James – It was not the result Patrick Ewing was expecting in his first game in Jamaica as coach of the Georgetown University 'Hoyas' as they were beaten 65-52 by Loyola Marymount University in the fourth and final game of the 2nd Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic NCAA... Read More

Another breaststroke gold for Atkinson on historic night for Jamaica

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

JAMAICA'S aquatics reputation continues to gain traction on the global stage as champion swimmer Alia Atkinson, and Breanna Roman created history when they contested the final of the women's 100m breaststroke on the last stop of the FINA World Cup in Singapore... Read More

Campbell, Austin Peay score shine at Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

The ROSE HALL, St James — Campbell University and Austin Peay State University scored come-from-behind wins over Florida A&M University and Central Connecticut University as the second Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Tournament... Read More

Cornwall beat STGC to stroll into final

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Cornwall College defeated St George's College 2-0 at Sabina Park yesterday to march into the final of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Champions Cup. Read More

Storm to blow away rivals in URTAJ Trophy feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

The Wayne DaCosta-conditioned Storm is probably not getting the acclaim he deserves, but the bay gelding has the opportunity now to win many hearts when he takes on rivals in the United Racehorse Trainers' Association of Jamaica... Read More

We need to put the icing on the cake, says Petersfield coach

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Petersfield High School has been knocking on the door in schoolboy football for years, but never before had they made it to a major final. Now they have! Read More

Humming Birds off to flying start in Berger Elite League Netball

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

DEFENDING champions Kingston Humming Birds began the defence of Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League with a close 47-45 win over St Ann Orchids as the new season got under way at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday night. Read More

St James Sharpes prevail amidst BEL search for combinations

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Identifying combinations is certainly a keynote for coaches in the opening round of matches in Netball Jamaica's 2018 Berger Elite League (BEL). Read More

Vassell at ease ahead of hometown international debut

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Peter-Lee Vassell is expected to make his first appearance for the national senior team, the Reggae Boyz, in front of his hometown crowd in their Concacaf Nations League game against Suriname today but says he is not nervous or feeling... Read More

EYES RIGHT - Boyz look to continue winning run against Suriname

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Despite having the team for only two training sessions, Head Coach Theodore Whitmore is confident Jamaica can make it three wins from three starts in the Concacaf Nations League when they take on Suriname at the Montego Bay Sports Complex today starting... Read More

Thousands turn out in support of UWI Scholarship programme

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Thousands of Jamaicans from diverse social backgrounds gathered at the UWI Mona Campus Sunday morning to “Run for Dreams”, as the CB Group/UWI Scholarship 5K Run is tagged. Read More

Haynes right man for Windies head coach job — Sir Viv

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Legendary former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards believes that Desmond Haynes is the right man to succeed Stuart Law as head coach of the regional team. Read More

Ominous Allison looks to step up game after spurring Manchester to crushing win

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Gezelle Allison is eager to advance her game. Read More



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