Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | December 30, 2012
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On top of the world
Jamaican male sprinters dominated the world rankings in the short sprints for 2012 according to Track and Field News rankings.

First ball 'duck' for Samuels
PERTH, Australia (CMC):West Indies stroke-maker Marlon Samuels suffered the indignity of a first ball 'duck' as his Melbourne Renegades crashed to their first loss of the Australian Big Bash yesterday.

Narine in top 10 of T20 rankings
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC):West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has broken into the top 10 of the latest International Cricket Council Twenty20 player rankings.

City Flight wins but owners' race undecided
The unbeaten American filly CITY FLIGHT crowned herself the champion two-year of the season with an impressive fast-time victory in the $1-million Sweet Ruckus Trophy graded stakes feature over 1400 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday.

Montreal team here for three matches
Jamaica's female football is set to benefit once more from the visit, their second, of Dollard Soccer Club of Montreal, Canada, which arrived in the island on December 26 and will remain for just under two weeks.

Djokovic retains title
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP):Novak Djokovic retained his title at the World Tennis Champion-ship exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi yesterday by rallying past Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

Best wishes, Marlon Samuels
Sometime ago, in the year 1964, Melbourne Cricket Club left Melbourne Park along Elletson Road, and after passing through Chedwin Park, it settled at the old Chinese Athletic Club, its present home.

United still seven points clear
LONDON (AP):Manchester United will head into 2013 with a seven-point cushion atop the Premier League, with another stunning goal from Robin van Persie sealing a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on the highest scoring day of the season.

Tony Greig dies at age 66
SYDNEY (AP):Tony Greig, the South Africa-born cricketer who became England captain and later continued to make his mark on the game as a revered commentator in Australia, died yesterday of a heart attack as he battled what appeared to be incurable lung...

Lehmann hit with suspended fine for Samuels comments
MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann has been slapped with a US$3,111 fine for accusing West Indies off-spinner Marlon Samuels of throwing.


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