Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | November 16, 2012
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Burrell promises exciting new Reggae Boyz
Despite failing to net his two big targets in Marlon King and Raheem Sterling, Jamaica Football Federation president, Captain Horace Burrell, is promising the announcement of at least six "exciting players" upon his return ...

Lewis ready to defend NCB title
Barbadian tennis star Hayden Lewis is confident he will successfully defend his singles title at next week's NCB Capital Markets Jamaica Open Tennis Championships.The tournament will be held at the Liguanea Club, New...

Fowler ready to do well at ANZ Champs
Jamaica's Sunshine Girls goal shooter, Jhaniele Fowler, said she will not be fazed by the high expectations and pressure placed on her shoulders when she suits up for Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel in next year's ANZ...

Positive result still possible - Gibson
DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):West Indies coach Ottis Gibson believes a positive result is still possible in the opening Test against Bangladesh, despite the run feast that has left a draw as the most likely outcome. West Indies, winning the toss and batting...

U-21 netballers eye sweep
Jamaica's Under-21 head coach, Annette Daley, said they will be pulling all the stops to claim a 3-0 series victory over the top-ranked Australia when both teams clash in their three-Test 3M netball series at the National...

Husbands lands double as Carib men dominate
TORONTO, Canada (CMC):Barbadian reinsman Patrick Husbands won twice to lead a Caribbean domination of the eight-race card at Woodbine racetrack here Wednesday.The veteran rider captured the CDN$67,100 race four with Avie's Quality before returning to...

Arsenal need derby win to spark revival
LONDON (AP): Reeling from their worst start under Arsene Wenger, a north London derby could be exactly what Arsenal need - just like last season. The Gunners were trailing Tottenham by 10 points going into their last encounter in February but won 5-2...

28 teams to line up for 2012 JMMC Rally
Twenty-eight teams, including 11 international entries, are expected to take part in this year's staging of the Jamaica Millennium Motor Club (JMMC) Rally.The event will commence on Saturday, December 1 at the Tru-Juice...

Grizzlies beat Thunder for sixth straight win
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP): Rudy Gay scored a season-high 28 points and Zach Randolph added 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies extended their best start in team history by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-97 on Wednesday....

Football world hails Ibrahimovic wonder goal
LONDON (AP): Ibracadabra. Ibrahimagique. Goal from the Gods. Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the toast of the football world - and newspaper headlines - on Thursday after scoring with a magical bicycle kick from 30 yards out in a friendly match...

Jamaican retains Commonwealth boxing title
Jamaica-born and England-based Commonwealth light heavyweight champion Ovill McKenzie made a successful defence of his title last Friday night...

Bank on fit Amicable
With the midweek programme at Caymanas Park producing a number of upsets, led by the 30-1 outsider NO SMOKING, the Pick-9 had no takers....

Apprentices dominate midweek card
The apprentice riders dominated the action at Caymanas Park on Wednesday, winning seven of the 10 races on the midweek programme.Among the winning riders was 20-year-old Marc Griffiths, who notched his first career win aboard 5-2 chance THE GUMMER ...

Colt sold for $3m at yearling sale
Twenty-two yearlings fetched prices of $1 million and over in last Sunday's TOBA yearling sale held in the official car park at Caymanas Park.The sales topper (Lot 117) was a chestnut colt by Traditional out of Jamaican Dream, purchased for $3 million...

Stud fee of US$200,000
LONDON (AP): Frankel is expected to generate 12 million (US$19 million) per year as a stallion after being given a stud fee of 125,000 (US$200,000) by his owners.The superstar horse, who retired last month after going 14 races unbeaten, is likely to...

Top Aussie jockey charged
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP): Leading Australian jockey Damien Oliver is facing a 12-month ban after being charged with betting on a rival horse in a race in which he rode two years ago.

Jockey Dettori faces probe
LONDON (AP): Italian jockey Frankie Dettori is under investigation in France after testing positive for a banned substance at Longchamp.


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