Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | November 30, 2012
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Blake is back... turns back rivals in JAAA race
Dr Warren Blake scored a resounding victory over his rivals at the National Arena last night to retain the presidency of the powerful Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA). Blake, a medical doctor, tallied 177...

Cochran in the lead at Jamaica Open
Western Bureau: Russ Cochran carded a fine six under-par 66 on day one of the three-day Jamaica Open Golf Championship yesterday to take a slender one-shot lead over Peter Horrobin at the Half Moon Golf Club in Montego Bay, St James....

Upbeat Walters due here Monday
Nicholas 'The Axeman' Walters will arrive in Jamaica on Monday, December 3, to complete training for his clash with Colombian boxer Daulis Prescott, in the 'Wray & Nephew Rumble on Jamrock', for the World Boxing...

Hernandez's power too much for Hayles
As momentum builds up towards the Wray & Nephew Rumble on Jamrock promotion at the National Indoor Sports Centre on December 8, for the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title, featuring Jamaica's Nicholas...

Smooth E will be hard to beat
With the Puck-9 having no takers at Caymanas Park on Wednesday, the carryover to tomorrow's meet stands at $1.95 million. This means the Pick-9 could offer a payout of close to $3 million if caught...

Negril venue, FM Elliot's lucky charm
Fide Master Warren Elliot settled the crown of the 2012 Jamaica Open Chess Champion on his head earlier this month when the tournament was renewed at a new venue in Negril Escape Resort and Spa, in Negril, Westmoreland....

Eleven for Aguilar Memorial Cup
One of the longest-standing two-year-old races on the calendar, the Andrew H.B. Aguilar Memorial Cup, will be run over 1600 metres at Caymanas Park tomorrow...

Goal-shy Chelsea look at West Ham
LONDON (AP):Having resolved Chelsea's defensive problems, Rafa Benitez must provide a solution to the team's lack of bite up front if the European champions are to stay in the Premier League title race.Consecutive 0-0 draws, to Manchester City on Sunday...

Grant, Clarke will be special guests
Two of Jamaica's most outstanding boxers, Bunny Grant and Richard 'Shrimpy' Clarke, will be honoured at the Wray & Nephew Rumble on JamRock title fight on December 8 at the National Indoor Sports Centre...

NZ end nine-Test winless streak
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP): New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 167 runs on yesterday's last day of the second Test at P. Sara Oval, to end a nine-Test winless run since January...

End of the road for Ricky Ponting
PERTH, Australia (AP):Ricky Ponting dropped his guard momentarily, his rugged, uncompromising exterior cracking while he told teammates that this Test against South Africa will be his last. The timing, and the delivery, caught everyone by surprise..

Stakeholders at Caymanas Park say yes to divestment
Close to 100 stakeholders at Caymanas Park yesterday voted unanimously to accept the proposals put forward by the Racing Divestment Committee for the acquisition of the racetrack from Government.The group of investors,...

Rural netball finals on today at Manchester High
Surprise team Fogo Road High will meet Holmwood Technical in the Digicel-ISSA rural senior netball final today at Manchester High in Mandeville.The feature match is slated for 12:30 p.m., but the day's action actually begins...

Pagon eyes back-to-back titles
Defending champion Dominic Pagon has vowed to pull out the stops in his bid to retain this year's Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Open Amateur Tennis men's singles title....


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