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Published: Monday | December 24, 2012
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Stadium pool closed for $5-million fix-up
The National Stadium pool has been drained and is currently undergoing a four-week refurbishing exercise, which is expected to rack up a $5-million bill; most of which is yet to be secured by the Amateur Swimming...

Lehmann charged over Samuels accusation
MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):Cricket Australia yesterday charged Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann for breaching its code of conduct after he accused West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels of throwing.In a statement, the country's governing body ...

Clean sheet delights Cavalier
It was a game of two halves in every sense of the word, but in the end the spoils were shared as end-of-round final contenders Cavalier and Harbour View played out a 0-0 draw in Red Stripe Premier League football action...

Lion spoil Boys' Town's Christmas party
After the high of beating neighbours Tivoli Gardens last week, Boys' Town returned to the low of failing to win at home, as they played to a 2-2 draw with Humble Lion at Collie Smith Drive in their 19th round Red Stripe Premier...

Chelsea 8 Aston Villa 0 - United drop points in draw with Swansea
LONDON (AP):English Premier League leaders Manchester United dropped points in the title race with a 1-1 draw at Swansea yesterday, while Chelsea routed Aston Villa 8-0 with a devastating attacking master class.United's run of five consecutive league...

Gayle extends wretched form
HOBART, Tasmania (CMC): West Indies Twenty20 star Chris Gayle failed again to extend his poor run of form as his Sydney Thunder remained winless in the Australian Big Bash....

Brilliant Guptill sees NZ to series-levelling win
EAST LONDON, South Africa (AP):Martin Guptill returned from illness to hit a four off the last ball and claim a brilliant match-winning century and series-levelling victory for New Zealand in the second of three Twenty20s against South Africa...

Big Bash in second year stumble
MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):Despite the presence of several West Indies stars, interest in the Australian Big Bash appears to be waning with television ratings and crowd attendance down from last year, the Melbourne Age has reported.The glitzy Twenty20...

Simmons strikes form ahead of CT20
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):West Indies opener Lendl Simmons put an ordinary tour of Bangladesh behind him to stroke an aggressive half-century in the North/South Twenty20 Classic at Queen's Park Oval here on Thursday.The right-hander slammed 58 from...

Binnie loses epic five-setter
KINGSTON:Jamaican squash sensation, Chris Binnie, lost to former Commonwealth gold medallist, Mark Chaloner, in an epic five-setter on Saturday at Liguanea Club in Kingston.In a battle that lived up to its billing, the reigning All-Jamaica ...

Tendulkar announces retirement from ODIs
NEW DELHI (AP):Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from one-day cricket yesterday, but wants to keep playing Tests for a rebuilding India team."I have decided to retire from the one-day format of the game," Tendulkar said in his announcement.

JaBA shooting for NBA stars - Local body moving to strengthen team for FIBA World Champs
In an effort to boost Jamaica's team for next year's FIBA World Championships, president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), Ajani Williams, said ...


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