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Published: Monday | January 14, 2013
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Lambert 'comfortable' ahead of important Guyana clash
Jamaica captain Tamar Lambert said while he is not totally satisfied with the position the team is in at the Caribbean Twenty20, he is comfortable heading into tomorrow's showdown with Guyana at the Beausejour Stadium ...

Rain ruins Windies victory bid
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC):Rain ruined West Indies Women's chances of levelling their five-match series with South Africa Women when it washed out the fourth one-day international yesterday.Chasing a 140 for victory, West Indies were eight without loss off...

Masters' League footballer collapses and dies
The local football fraternity was plunged into mourning on Saturday following the sudden passing of one of its long-standing servants, as Paul 'Pablo' Richards collapsed and was pronounced dead at the University of the West...

Savannah fight back against Boys' Town... Strugglers split four goals in wasteful display
Savannah came from two goals down to claw a 2-2 draw against Boys' Town in an early Red Stripe Premier League kick-off at Collie Smith Drive yesterday. The home team were made to rue their many squandered goalscoring opportunities...

T&T won't ease up - Bravo
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): In-form left-hander Darren Bravo says Trinidad and Tobago will not be relaxing for the second phase of the Caribbean Twenty20 starting in St Lucia tomorrow despite topping the standings at the end of the first leg Saturday...

McKay to quit as captain
Jason McKay, captain and founder of Jamaica's combined martial arts team, has confirmed 2013 as his last year as captain. McKay is set to lead Jamaica into its 49th and 50th matches in Cuba, the last weekend of February...

United, City humble former Prem greats
LONDON (AP): Manchester United's seven-point lead over neighbour Manchester City stayed intact after the title-chasing rivals downed two of the Premier League's fallen giants in contrasting ways yesterday.While United ended up scraping to a nervy 2-1 win...

Wenger worried by 'anxious' Arsenal
LONDON (AP): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is growing frustrated with the team's "timid" and "nervous" displays at home, saying the players are struggling to deal with the pressure from restless fans.Arsenal's midfield was overpowered in the 2-0 loss...

Veteran Barrows named in star-studded martial-arts squad
MARTIN PAGON and Phillip McDowell are the newest members of Jamaica's combined martial-arts team, tallying 12 and nine points, respectively, in competitions last year to join the star-studded 10-man team for the 2013...

'Unfit' champions score double win
Despite recording back-to-back victories over Mico University and GC Foster College Strikers 'A', Jamalco's head coach Winston Nevers has expressed concerns over his team's fitness in the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA)/Jamaica National Building Society...

Ambrose, Austin key to success, says Davis
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC):Hat-trick hero Derone Davis has hailed the contribution of West Indies great Curtly Ambrose and teammate Ryan Austin to his recent success.The left-arm spinner snatched three wickets in as many balls last Friday to help...

Thirimanne's ton leads Sri Lanka past Australia
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP):Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten century helped Sri Lanka to an eight-wicket win over of an injury-hit Australia yesterday to level the five-match limited-overs series at 1-1.Thirimanne contributed 102 from 166 balls as Sri Lanka...

Kaepernick leads 49ers to big win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP):The unproven kid thoroughly beat the former Super Bowl champion and reigning MVP.With a strong arm that allowed him to pick the Packers apart from the pocket and speedy legs that helped him break free...

Djokovic targets Australian Open success
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Novak Djokovic shelved the conventional preparations for a while, warming up for a shot at a third consecutive Australian title with a bit of weekend hit-and-giggle and a Gangnam Style dance with Serena Williams....

Ravens shock Broncos in double OT
DENVER (AP):Welcome to NFL immortality, Joe Flacco.Somewhere up there in the all-time play-off archives near the 'Hail Mary' by Staubach and the 'Immaculate Reception' by Franco, now lives the 'Flacco Fling' by the Baltimore Ravens quarterback....

Armstrong promises 'candid' Oprah interview
AUSTIN, Texas (AP):Lance Armstrong is "ready to speak candidly" as he prepares to discuss doping allegations against him in today's interview with Oprah Winfrey.Armstrong was out for a morning run yesterday when he spoke briefly with The Associated Press.


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