Sports

Sunshine Girls take dominant 40-14 half-time lead vs Fiji

Friday, July, 12 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls have a 40-14 lead against Fiji at half time of the Netball World Cup match at M&S Bank Arena on Friday. Read More

Samuda appointed honourary member of international sports medicine body

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has been appointed an honourary member of the Scientific Committee for the International Congress of Physical Education, Sports and Kinesiotherapy, an international congress which is hosted by the National... Read More

Referee bosses hope success of females in France will be catalyst for change

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Former Fifa referee Peter Prendergast and head of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) referees department Victor Stewart are optimistic that the success of assistant referees Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing and Princess Brown will be a significant change for referee's... Read More

Expect a dogfight for World Cup crown, warns rookie Robinson

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Young Sunshine Girl Rebekah Robinson believes the 2019 Netball World Cup will be a dogfight, with a lot of teams closely matched and all shooting for podium finishes. Read More

New Zealand survive Jadeja scare to stun India in World Cup semi-final thriller

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — New Zealand stunned India to reach their second successive World Cup final as they survived Ravindra Jadeja's late heroics to clinch a thrilling 18-run win at Old Trafford yesterday. Read More

Nevers says Sunshine Girls rolling into form ahead of first game

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Winston Nevers, assistant coach of Jamaica's Sunshine Girls, says the team is rolling into prime form at just the right time to impress at the Netball World Cup. Read More

Vision boarding in MoBay

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

The I Love MoBay Foundation hosted its second vision board workshop for the year with Montego Bay businesswoman T'Shura Gibbs at the Western Jamaica Campus of the University of the West Indies on Saturday, June 29. Scores of people turned out eager to engage in the process of collaging images... Read More

St Catherine High Manning Cup stars seek overseas scholarships

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Five outstanding St Catherine High School Manning Cup players were due to leave the island today for Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the United States with hopes of landing either football scholarships or professional contracts. Read More

Ward happy with switch from track and field to netball

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jodi-Ann Ward's interest in netball was sparked in unorthodox fashion, some would argue. Read More

WBA Elite League semis tip off

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights, last season's losing finalists, will start their quest to go a step further in this season's Western Basketball Association Elite League when they take on promoted Boys Club Warriors in the first game of a double header at the Montego... Read More

No pressure!

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ The Netball World Cup In Liverpool, England | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica's captain Jhaniele Fowler insists that the recent climb to number two in the world rankings will not burden medal expectations heading into the 2019 Netball World Cup. Read More

Virtue takes grassroots passion to higher level

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sports Editor | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

CHICAGO, USA — Andre Virtue seems to have found his purpose in life.As a student of the beautiful game, the Jamaican is following his calling to impact football at the most impressionable level — the grass roots. Read More

Bermuda slump to another heavy defeat

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

TORONTO, Canada (CMC) — Bermuda slumped to their second successive defeat at the five-nation ICC Americas Region qualifiers for next year's Under-19 World Cup in South Africa after losing by nine wickets to the United States on Tuesday. Read More

Dysfunctional takes tough Overnight

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Dysfunctional, the Wayne DaCosta-trained bay gelding, accelerated well in the stretch to win the Overnight Allowance event highlighter on a raining evening at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Photo: Ready to rock

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Members of Jamaica's Sunshine Girls pose for pictures following a training session yesterday in preparation for the Netball World Cup set for the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England, July 12-21. Jamaica will contest Group C and open their campaign against Fiji tomorrow. (Photo: Collin Reid... Read More



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