Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 17, 2013
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I deserve government funding - Atkinson
As the Government makes the final steps towards fulfilling a promise made to Jamaican swimming star Alia Atkinson, the 24-year-old has moved to defend the decision made to fund her $20-million 2016 Olympics training...

Sarwan 'happy' to be back in WI team
CAStries, St Lucia:Ramnaresh Sarwan is eagerly looking forward to his return to the West Indies for the upcoming limited-overs tour of Australia.The experienced middle-order batsman was named in the 15-man squad announced by the West Indies Cricket...

Leewards beat CCC
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Leeward Islands defeated Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) by four runs in the 16th game of the Caribbean Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium yesterday....

Bravo brothers maul Windwards
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):The Bravo brothers underlined Trinidad and Tobago's (T&T) championship credentials when they pummelled high quality unbeaten half-centuries to inspire a comfortable eight-wicket win over Windward Islands...

Sharapova, Venus set up big clash
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Novak Djokovic was all but perfect in his second-round match yesterday against Ryan Harrison, beating the 20-year-old American 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 to stay on track for his third consecutive Australian Open title...

Magics, All Stars advance to quarters
Mega Mart Magics and Linkup All Stars became the first teams to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/ Hi-Lyte Southern Conference Division One basketball...

The trouble with Lance Armstrong
Admit it. There was a time when you probably liked Lance Armstrong. The American cyclist battled back from cancer and continued what was then the most celebrated career in professional road cycling...

Livestrong wants complete truth
AUSTIN, Texas (AP):The Livestrong charity Lance Armstrong founded says it expects the disgraced cyclist to be "completely truthful and forthcoming" in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.Armstrong admitted to Winfrey using performance-enhancing drugs...


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