Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | December 8, 2012
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Get ready to Rumble - Moment of truth is here for 'Axeman'
The moment of truth has arrived for Jamaica's next world boxing title hope, Nicholas 'The Axeman' Walters. Tonight, between 11:30 and midnight, he will face the challenge of Daulis Prescott of Colombia, whose mission will be to prevent him from becoming the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion ...

Santokie, Miller square off in JPL T20 semis
Spanish Town Titans and Half-Way Three Sparks will start as favourites heading into today's semi-finals of the Jamaica Premier League T20 against University Dynamites and May Pen Earth-quakes, respectively.

All eyes on St George's
Defending champions St George's College will be looking to wrap up the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ Gatorade/Digicel Olivier Shield title when they face daCosta Cup winners Glenmuir High in the second leg at Brancourt in Clarendon this afternoon at 3:00.

Saint Cecelia headlines big run for 'Gold'
Ten top-class horses are slated to contest the 41st running of the CTL Gold Cup over 1400 metres at Caymanas Park today, and with the very best on show, it's a race worth going miles to see.

Peruvian champ aiming to impress
Peruvian World Boxing Association (WBA) super featherweight champion, Kina Malpartida, is confident that she will successfully defend her title when she faces Marylin Hernandez from Dominica Republic in the Wray & Nephew 'Rumble on Jamrock' boxing card at the National Indoor Sports Centre tonight.

'Women need better rewards'
Women's open second seed, Khalilah Johnson, expressed disappointment at the absence of cash incentives for females participating in the fourth Jamaica National (JN) Open Tennis Championship being staged at the Liguanea Club.

The JAAA election: lessons and the way forward
The new Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) executive, led once again by Dr Warren Blake, has had a moment to breathe. Its campaign to win last week's election ended in a resounding victory and taught some lessons that simultaneously confirm and oppose conventional wisdom. It was as decisive a victory as any Jamaican has won on the field of play.

Glenmuir reign supreme in 2012 daCosta Cup
The 2012 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Gatorade/Digicel-sponsored daCosta Cup, the symbol of rural school football supremacy, began with great anticipation among the 70-odd participating schools and ended with great jubilation for the Patrick 'Jackie' Walters-coached Glenmuir High School, following their 1-0 win in the final over St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS).

In Your Neighbourhood
Professor Reed Sunahara, the coach from the United States who was sent by the NORCECA Volleyball Confederation to assist the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA) with its programmes, concluded his visit with a bang when he assisted the coaching staff of the national women's team to secure victory in Group E of the 2014 Women's World Volleyball Championship qualifier at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium at the University of Teachnology from November 29-30.

Sammy leads the way - West Indies level five-match one-day series
An inspiring all-round performance from captain Darren Sammy powered a resurgent West Indies to a convincing 75-run win over Bangladesh, levelling the five-match rubber at 2-2 and setting up today's final game as the series decider.

PCB happy with security plans in India
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PBC) is happy with the security arrangements being made for a tour of India that will revive cricketing ties between the two neighbouring countries.

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