Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | February 2, 2013
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New low for West Indies
Lethargic West Indies were bowled out for their lowest ever one-day international score against Australia, as they made a calamitous start to their five-match series with an embarrassing nine-wicket defeat here yesterday.

UWI, Mico clash in Open League netball feature
UWI Pelicans 'A' and Mico 'A' square off in today's feature game in the Elite Group of the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA) Sunshine Open League at the Leila Robinson Courts starting at 6:20 p.m.

Knights, Warriors players suspended for Game Two
Both the Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights and Boys Club Warriors will be short-handed when they meet in the pivotal Game Two in the best-of-three finals of the Hi-Lyte Insports Western Conference Basketball Championship this evening, after players from both teams were suspended after the first game.

Samuels: It does not matter if the Aussies do not like me
West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has hit back at Australian middle order batsman Cameron White. In the aftermath of an on-field altercation between Samuels and Australian legend, Shane Warne, during their teams' Australian Big Bash T20 game, White is reported in the media as saying he 'does not think the Jamaican is well liked in Australian cricket'.

Muschett High perform the double, eye nationals
Muschett High School crowned themselves in glory, taking the double over Holland High and Herbert Morrison Technical, respectively, in the ISSA/KFC Western Conference Basketball Championship finals on Wednesday night at the Montego Bay Cricket Club court.

Hurdles events in spotlight at Goldsmith meet
The hurdles events, both 400 metres and 110 metres for boys and the girls' sprint relays, will hold the spotlight at today's Youngster Goldsmith meet at G.C. Foster College.

Gibson Relays chairman defends fee increase
Track and field fans will have to pay a little more to attend this year's 37th staging of the Gibson Relays, but organisers do not expect the adjustments to have a negative impact on the February 23 meet, scheduled for the National Stadium.

Teen star Sterling on assault charge
Jamaica-born footballer Raheem Sterling, who plays for England, is expected to make a court appearance later this month after he was charged with assaulting a woman.

Vonalmighty to secure overdue win
VONALMIGHTY, now dropped in class, should score an overdue victory at the expense of super fit CRUISER in today's Altamont V. Armond Memorial Cup feature over 2000 metres at Caymanas Park.

JAAA's Myrie highlights marketing potential of track meets
First vice-president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dave Myrie, has underscored the importance of local track meets towards the sustenance of the island's track and field prowess and further development of the island's overall appeal factor.

Mature Taylor ready for big times again
WITH the benefit of experience, Evan Taylor is a much-improved player nowadays.

Badminton's top man aims to get Jamaica a 'look-in'
Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) president, Vishu Tolan, says his recently elected position as vice-president Pan-Am, Badminton World Federation (BWF), will give Jamaica a "better look-in" to the sport.

In Your Neighbourhood
Axum ran out the biggest winners in this week's round of matches in The Captain's Bakery & Grill St Mary Major League, hammering Frazerwood 4-0.

Pakistanis steal show
Seemingly oblivious to South Africa's celebrations of Graeme Smith's 100th Test as captain, Pakistan stole the show by bowling out the Proteas for 253 on day one yesterday of the first Test.

Windies women urged to step up after heavy defeat
Coach Sherwin Campbell says West Indies women have enough time to conjure up a winning strategy for their crucial second-round match against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup in India.


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