Sports

Nuclear Flight to top Peking Cruz in Open Allowance 5-straight contest

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Four-year-old chestnut gelding Peking Cruz and four-year-old dark bay filly Nuclear Flight lock horns in what should be an epic battle from start to finish in an Open Allowance highlighter over the five-furlong (1,000m) straight course at Caymanas Park today. Read More

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

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

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

Petersfield High take early lead at Western Champs

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Petersfield High are the leaders of the boys' section of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association/Digicel Western Championships after 12 finals on yesterday's first day held at Herbert Morrison Technical High in Montego Bay. Read More

Sweatman looks to next chapter of amazing Girlz story

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Marlo Sweatman was there from the beginning, and her role in Jamaica's success in historically qualifying for the Fifa Women's World Cup in France cannot be overstated. Read More

Dash draft pick Kayla McCoy relishes opportunity with Reggae Girlz

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

The new year is already off to a busy start for 2019 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Draft pick Kayla McCoy. Read More

It's back!

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — England ended a disappointing Test series with the consolation of a comprehensive victory over the West Indies on the fourth day of the third and final Test in St Lucia yesterday. Read More

Photo: It's back!

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

West Indies players pose with the Wisden Trophy at the end of day four of the third and final Test against England at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia,yesterday. England won the third Test yesterday but West Indies won the series 2-1. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Gabriel charged by ICC over alleged homophobic remark

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was charged with a breach of conduct by the ICC yesterday after allegedly making a homophobic remark in an exchange with England captain Joe Root during the third Test. Read More

Exotic Wagers — February 12, 2019

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Drummer BoyRace 2) Call To Duty/Party Princess/Also CorrectRace 3) Envisaged/Rohan KabirRace 4) Crimson/Princess Ava/King TavariRace 5) Isotope Read More

Harden keeps streak alive, Leonard fires Raptors

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden produced a scintillating late burst of scoring to extend his remarkable 30-point scoring streak to 30 games on Monday as the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104. Read More

Kemoy Campbell shares progress in emotional Instagram post

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Olympian and National Record Holder Kemoy Campbell yesterday walked for the first time since he collapsed at the Millrose Games in New York over the weekend. Read More

West Indies bowler Gabriel suspended after Root exchange — ICC

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was Wednesday suspended for four one-day internationals after breaching the International Cricket Council's code of conduct over comments made to England's Joe Root. Read More

Asafa Powell revels in 'fresh-foot' run

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

One of the major drawing cards of the Milo Western Relays is the chance for fans to see some of the island's senior athletes race early in the season. Read More

Edwin Allen signal intent with sweep of five of seven relays at Milo Western Relays

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

ANGELS, St Catherine — Reigning national high school champions Edwin Allen High sent a signal they will be covering all their bases come the ISSA Championships next month after winning five of the seven relays including sweeping all the sprint events at Saturday's 41st staging of... Read More

Thompson, Fraser-Pryce engineer MVP record at Milo Western Relays

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Jamaica's 100m sprint queens Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce left the thousands of patrons at the 41st staging of the Milo Western Relays with huge smiles on their faces on Saturday. Read More



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