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Published: Thursday | January 3, 2013
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Transfer talks - Education minister to discuss schoolboy footballers issue with key stakeholders
AMID THE fury surrounding his planned intervention in the matter of transfer of student athletes, education minister Ronald Thwaites is set to meet with key stakeholders tomorrow to get a better understanding of the subject....

Samuels effort puts Renegades back on top
MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC): Marlon Samuels cleaned up the tailenders as his side, Melbourne Renegades, crushed Adelaide Strikers to return to the top of the ladder in the Australian Big Bash League yesterday.

Scholarships loom for rounded footballers
The importance of balancing football with academics has once again come to the fore, as youngsters from across the island who have the requisite qualifications will get the opportunity to impress scouts from prestigious universities in the United States...

'Savannah must transform' - Coach says Westmoreland team must lift game for survival
WESTERN BUREAU: Everton Tomlinson, interim coach of Savannah Sports Club, is hoping that the inclusion of a number of new players on the roster will resurrect good fortune...

Grenada PM praises James for SOSA award
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has heaped praise on Olympic and World 400m champion, Kirani James, for receiving the Caribbean Spirit of Sport Award (SOSA) in Trinidad and Tobago last...

Reifer tells CCC 'don't panic'
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad:The Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) won't be backing off from anyone when they come face-to-face with the region's best in the upcoming Caribbean T20 tournament.Floyd Reifer, the experienced player/coach, is of the opinion...

Chelsea shocked 1-0 by QPR
LONDON (AP):Chelsea's recovery under Rafa Benitez was brought to a shuddering halt by Queens Park Rangers yesterday as the Premier League's bottom team won 1-0 in the west London derby.QPR's first win in the topflight at Stamford Bridge since March 1979...

Money and choices in 2013
With all the great sporting memories of the past year, no one will remember December 23 as anything special. Yet, it was a day that spoke volumes for the state of sport in our country...

Trinidad pace duo pass fitness tests
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Pacers Kevon Cooper and Ravi Rampaul have both passed fitness tests and are back in training with defending champions Trinidad and Tobago, for the Caribbean T20 tournament which begins...

Nuggets end Clippers' team-record win streak at 17
DENVER (AP): Danilo Gallinari top scored 17 points as the Denver Nuggets stopped the Los Angeles Clippers' franchise- record winning streak at 17 games with a 92-78 victory on Tuesday night. The Clippers' streak was the longest in the NBA since...

South Africa lead NZ by 207 runs after first day
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP):Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis bullied New Zealand with the bat after Vernon Philander destroyed the tourists with the ball to give South Africa a 207-run lead, after a lopsided opening day of their Test...

Azarenka reaches Brisbane quarters
BRISBANE, Australia (AP):Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka opened her 2013 season with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Germany's Sabine Lisicki yesterday to join No.3 Serena Williams and fourth-seeded Angelique Kerber in the Brisbane International quarter-finals...

'Perfect opportunity' - Walker says chance to play in England could not have come at a better time
National representative Vanessa Walker is of the belief that her recent signing with the Loughborough Lightning in England's Superleague for the 2013 season could not have come at a better time....


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