Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Tuesday | December 18, 2012
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Bolt, Fraser-Pryce shortlisted for Laureus Awards
RIO DE JANEIRO:A glittering collection of the world's greatest Olympic and Paralympic stars have been nominated for the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world's media.

C'bean Premier League launched
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados:Cricket fans around the Caribbean and the world will get an opportunity to see their favourite players parade their skills in a regional Twenty20 franchise-based club league next year.

Harvey shows 'how it's done'
Defender Christopher Harvey succeeded where others - presumably more equipped - failed, when he headed home a game-winning goal for Harbour View in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) top-of-the-table clash against Portmore United at the Harbour View Mini Stadium on Sunday night.

Generous MBUFC, Cavalier share spoils
WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay United Football Club's (MBUFC) goalkeeper Jacomeno Barrett gave Cavalier a first-half gift, but the Kingston-based team gave back a share of the gift in the second half as the teams played out a 1-1 draw at Montego Bay Sports Complex on Sunday night.

Village hold off pesky Petersfield
WESTERN BUREAU:Village United clawed their way past a determined Petersfield FC 3-2 in a fiery Captain's Bakery and Grill Western Confed Super League football match on Sunday, to rebound from their opening-round loss to Wadadah and in the process picked up their first points of the young season.

Atkinson wraps up successful Short Course campaign
Jamaica's top-notch swimmer, Alia Atkinson, wrapped up a successful campaign at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in Istanbul, Turkey, with an eighth-place finish in the women's 200m breaststroke final yesterday.

Cuba edge T&T to win Caribbean Cup
NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC):Cuba confirmed their status as the top football nation in the region by edging former champions Trinidad and Tobago one-nil to capture the Caribbean Cup for the first time here Sunday night.

Henriques tops 'Rappa Pam Pam'
Rappa Pam Pam, the Manchester Rifle and Pistol Club (MRPC) final shooting tournament of the year, offered a lot of thrills, a few new stages, but had the same winner as last year's debut tournament, Orville Henriques.

Brown targets top-100 spot
WESTERN BUREAU:Former Jamaica Davis Cup standout, Dustin Brown, is eyeing a return to the top 100 in the singles rankings for men, after a below par 2012 that saw him falling in the rankings of the world's best players.

Walker wins Silver Tourney title
Jamaica's Jonathan Walker captured the Dover Squash Academy Silver Tourney Under-13 tournament, which was held in Natick, Massachusetts, on Saturday.

FIFA bans bin Hammam for life
ZURICH, Switzerland (CMC):The former FIFA presidential candidate embroiled in corruption allegations, Mohamed bin Hammam, has resigned from all his positions in football and been given a life ban.The life ban is based on the final report of Michael J.


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