Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | January 5, 2013
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Gayle fails again
Chris Gayle's horror tournament continues as his Sydney Thunders laboured through another dismal performance, crashing to a nine-wicket defeat to the Perth Scorchers in the Australian Big Bash League yesterday.

Teams coming under the umbrella of the Jamaica Skittles Federation will journey to Salem in St Ann tomorrow for the first Super Sunday fixture outside of Kingston and St Catherine, in round seven of the Pattex Cup competition, starting at 2 p.m.

JNBS Sunshine League starts today
The new season of the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA)/Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Sunshine Open League begins today with an opening ceremony and dress parade at the National Arena. This will be followed by a number of league matches at the Leila Robinson Courts starting at 1 p.m.

All set for tomorrow's Training Camp 5K
All is set for tomorrow's second staging of the Training Camp 5K Road Race. Start time is 7:15 a.m.

Palmer signs for Salt Lake
Real Salt Lake (RSL) has signed Jamaican international defender/midfielder, Lovel Palmer, nearly three weeks after selecting him in the first round of stage two of the Major League Soccer (MLS) re-entry draft per league policy.

KSAFA Super League set for January 12 kick-off
The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA)-organised Super League is set to start on Saturday, January 12, but could do so without a sponsor.

Grassroots training for over 700 youngsters
The Jamaican cricket landscape could experience vast improvement in young talent due in part to the introduction of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Digicel Grassroots cricket programme.

Jamaica off to Carib T20
Captain Tamar Lambert says Jamaica's team is far more prepared mentally and physically than in previous years, and as such he is looking forward to performing well and winning the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament.

Record entries for JC meet
THE island's top high-school athletes will start the first of many battles this season when the 2013 track and field season begins this morning with the staging of the Wata/JC meet on the school's campus on Old Hope Road, St Andrew, starting at 8:30.

Raise A Ruckus a safe bet
Bang in form RAISE A RUCKUS should complete a hat-trick of wins at Caymanas Park today, this time in the $550,000-$500,000 claiming race for the City of Kingston Centenary Cup.

Tape hat-trick inspires big win for Tomorrow's People
An impressive hat-trick from striker Gregory Tape inspired Tomorrow's People to a 5-0 elimination of Marl Road in the first round of the St James FA Captain's Bakery & Grill Knockout football competition on Thursday at Bickersteth.

Messi aims for historic fourth world player award
Lionel Messi can break another footballing record on Monday by being named the world's best player for an unprecedented fourth time.

Murray into Brisbane semis; Azarenka pulls out
With an infected big toe and a lopsided losing record against Serena Williams, top-ranked Victoria Azarenka decided it was safest to withdraw from the Brisbane International semi-finals rather than risk aggravating the injury so close to her Australian Open title defence.

SA crush Kiwis in three days
South Africa powered to a crushing innings and 27-run victory over New Zealand inside three days in the first Test at Newlands, bowling out the tourists for 275 in their second innings yesterday and quickly realising pre-tour predictions of a mismatched contest.

Australia edge ahead on day two
Australia edged ahead of Sri Lanka on day two of the third and final Test, reaching 342-6 at stumps yesterday for a 48-run lead over the tourists.

In pass-happy NFL, it still helps to be able to run
As a wideout, Santana Moss wants Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to throw the ball as much as possible, of course, preferably in his direction.

Tino ready to give his Best
Tino Best is hoping to give Barbados a 'lift off' when they clash with the Leeward Islands in their opening match of the Caribbean T20 on Monday afternoon at Queen's Park Oval.

Bravo targets Test return
Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo, says his new year's resolution is to regain his place on the West Indies Test team. Bravo has been declared fit again after recovering from an injury sustained during the recent ICC Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

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