Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | December 15, 2012
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Fourth spot for Atkinson
Jamaica's Alia Atkinson improved her semi-final time but finished out of the medals in the women's 100m individual medley at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in Istanbul, Turkey, yesterday.

St Catherine teams square off
wo St Catherine derby clashes at the Spanish Town Prison Oval are expected to highlight play in round two of the South Central Confed Super League this weekend.

Sarwan named four-day skipper
LEICESTER, England CMC:Out-of-favour West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has been appointed Leicestershire's four-day captain for the upcoming English county season.

Nuh Vex fancied for JRTA feature
Having failed by a head to catch TOURING WITH RHEA over the distance on November 3, NUH VEX should go one better when he takes on 15 opponents in the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association (JRTA) Trophy race over 1200 metres, feature event at Caymanas Park today.

Daley: Ja will miss Gayle, Samuels
National selection panel chairman, Courtnay Daley, says Jamaica will miss the services of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels at next month's Caribbean Twenty20 (T20) tournament, but it presents an opportunity for other players to step up and show their worth.

Jamaica, JPL XI square off at Manley Horne
Jamaica will fine-tune preparations for the upcoming Caribbean Twenty20 tournament with a warm-up match against a Jamaica Premier League Twenty20 (JPL T20) All-Stars at Manley Horne Park, St Elizabeth, tomorrow.

BT hurting after top striker goes missing
At a time when Boys' Town need all hands on deck to try and lift themselves out of the slump they are in, one of their top players, the Red Stripe Premier League's joint top scorer, Rafiek Thomas, has not reported for duty since the team's December 2 defeat to Arnett Gardens.

WI Women inspired after watching legends
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados:The members of the West Indies Women team have been challenged to adopt a fearless approach when they tackle opponents in their next two assignments and beyond.

Rich T20 pro league set for 2013
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):A multimillion-dollar Twenty20 professional league will take flight in the Carib-bean late next year after the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced on Thursday it had signed an agreement with Barbados-based merchant bank Verus International to stage the lucrative venture.

'Ajmal will be trump card vs India'
ISLAMABAD (AP):Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will be Pakistan's "trump card" during their short cricket tour of India this month, coach Dav Whatmore said yesterday.

Holland blank Norwood Strikers in Western Confed
Western Bureau:Holland United, with two first-half goals, opened their 2012-13 Captain's Bakery and Grill Western Confed Super League season with a 2-0 win over the promoted St James Senior League champions Norwood Strikers on Thursday at the Elliston Wakeland Centre in Falmouth.

In Your Neighbourhood
Defending champions Eagles Strikers suffered their first defeat in the Jamaica Skittles Federation Pattex Cup competition on Sunday, going down 5-4 to J. Wray & Nephew champions Rowe's Strikers at Mister C Sports Club in Spanish Town.

Xsomo Paper to Digital top Appleton Estate Golf Challenge
The 2012 Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum Corporate Golf Challenge was held on Wednesday, December 12, at the Constant Spring Golf Club.


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