Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | February 3, 2013
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Double for McLeod
KINGSTON College hurdler Omar McLeod grabbed an impressive double at the Puma Youngster Goldsmith meet held at G.C. Foster College yesterday.

Nelson steals show
Champion jockey Dane Nelson stole the show at Caymanas Park yesterday with four winners from five rides on the nine-race programme to be joint leader with former champion Omar Walker in the jockeys' standings.

A Super Bowl of comebacks
This Super Bowl is one of comebacks, of firsts and lasts, and - if San Francisco wins - the best. A win over the Baltimore Ravens today gives the 49ers six championships, matching Pittsburgh's record number of titles in the Super Bowl era. Unlike the Steelers, the Niners have never lost one.

Vere humble STETHS in Limited-Overs final
Vere Technical humbled rural kingpins of cricket, St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS), on their home turf in Santa Cruz, defeating them by four wickets on Friday to take the 2013 Grace/ISSA Limited-Overs title.

PASO boss hails strength of region
President of the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO/ODEPA), Mario Vazquez Rana, is looking forward to this week's Extraordinary General Assembly, which is being staged here in Jamaica, and believes the organisation is at its strongest point.

An embarrassing first show by WI
The West Indies arrived in Australia a few days ago to take on the home team in a five-match one-day series, and after one practice match, a losing effort, they were bouncing with confidence following their victory in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament just over two months ago.

Windies Women look ahead
Captain Merissa Aguilleira says West Indies have not been daunted by their opening loss to Australia and remain confident they can hit back and still qualify for the Super Six, second-round stage of the ICC Women's World Cup.

Man United now 10 points clear
Chelsea's week went from bad to worse yesterday as Newcastle's French legion of new players inspired a second successive Premier League victory, and Manchester United established a provisional 10-point lead in the title race by beating Fulham.

Coach Williams eyes more success for T&T
David Williams said he expected Trinidad & Tobago to use the confidence and momentum from winning the Caribbean Twenty20 Tournament last month to fuel further success in the Regional 4-Day and Super50 tournaments.

Pakistan facing heavy defeat
A consummate bowling performance by Pakistan on day one of the first Test against South Africa suggested they were capable of challenging the top-ranked team in the world. Yesterday they were bowled out for 49 and left facing the prospect of a heavy defeat.

Hernandez heads Mexican squad
Manchester United's Javier Hernandez heads the 23-man squad named by Mexico to face Jamaica in Wednesday's CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying final round at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.

Olympian Edwards sets sights on 'great' 2013
Coming off the most successful season of his career and having fully recovered from an operation towards the back end of last year, taekwondo Olympian Kenneth Edwards is focusing on continuing his trail of success over the coming months.

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