Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 24, 2013
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Bolt aims for World Champs triple
Two-time Olympic 100m and 200m champion, Usain Bolt, reports that he is injury free and training well, as he looks forward to continue his spell of sprinting dominance at this summer's IAAF World Championships ...

Samuels not 'very well liked' - White -Australia batsman says team doesn't have much love for Windies all-rounder
MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):An Australian batsman has criticised Cricket Australia for its decision to let West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels...

ACL puts out Tulloch for a year... But player says she had planned to take a break from national team
National senior netball representative, Kimone Tulloch, has been ruled out of action for over a year after damaging her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her left knee during the semi-final of the Intercollegiate Championships last November....

Whitmore appeals for 'basic funding'
WESTERN BUREAU: National senior men's football team head coach, Theodore Whitmore, says it is now time to embrace "a common goal" in reference to the Reggae Boyz, who are preparing for their opening game in the hexagonal phase...

Stephens shocks Serena
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Serena Williams was only thinking out loud when she muttered that this Australian Open had been "the worst two weeks".Not long after a courtside microphone picked up those comments during her quarter-final with 19-year-old...

Spanish police arrest ex-cyclist in doping network
MADRID (AP):Spanish police arrested a former cyclist yesterday for allegedly trafficking in banned performance-enhancing substances in a case linked to a major doping investigation days before it goes to court.Miguel Angel Adan, a spokesman for Spain's...

Danza's good deed
It was a fortnight that could shake your faith in sports and sportsmen. Lance Armstrong confessed that he was in fact a user of performance-enhancing drugs. An unseemly clash lowered the colours of both Shane Warne and Marlon Samuels in Australia's Big Bash...

JADCO team for Carifta Swimming Champs
The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) will be stepping up their presence in the swimming pool, with particular focus at the upcoming Carifta Swimming Championships, which will be staged at the National Stadium pool...

Cape Verde hold Morocco
DURBAN, South Africa (AP):Cape Verde pulled off their second surprising result of the African Cup of Nations, and did host South Africa a big favour, as they held Morocco to 1-1 at Moses Mabhida Stadium yesterday.Although Cape Verde were unable to hold...

Walsh, Haynes applaud Sammy
Gros Islet, St Lucia (WICB Media):Two legends of West Indies cricket have hailed Windward Islands captain Darren Sammy for the gesture of withdrawing an appeal at the end of last Friday night's Caribbean T20 match against Guyana...

Mourinho writes off Madrid's title hopes
PARIS (AP): Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has written off his team's chances of catching Spanish league leader Barcelona and has turned his attention to helping the club win the Champions League for the 10th time.


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