Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Tuesday | February 19, 2013
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Ottey boosts Shelly -Expects big things from Vere's Jackson, James
Track legend Merlene Ottey is expecting big things from Vere Technical pair Shericka Jackson and Olivia James, two youngsters who she is expecting to break through the senior ranks in the near future and continue Jamaica's sprint dominance....

Johnson nets hat-trick
Jamaican international striker Ryan Johnson is predicting 'a lot of goals' this season, after bagging a hat-trick for his new Major League Soccer (MLS) club, Portland Timbers, in a 3-3 draw with San Josť Earthquakes in a preseason football game on...

KSAFA boss expects 'exciting' Jackie Bell KO final
Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) president, Rudolph Speid, expects an exciting showdown between rival teams Harbour View and Boys' Town when they decide the KSAFA/Jamaica Yellow Pages...

Barbados overcome Guyana
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Purposeful bowling trumped half-centuries from Zaheer Mohammed and Steven Jacobs, propelling Barbados to a 93-run victory over Guyana in the Regional Four-Day Tournament yesterday. Miguel Cummins, off-spinner...

WI's Taylor, Dottin named on ICC team
MUMBAI, India (CMC): Two West Indies players have been named in the ICC Women's World Cup India 2013 Team of the Tournament announced yesterday. The two - Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin - are part of a 12-member team with Player of the Tournament...

Barrett hopes goals will keep Highgate alive
They say a drowning man catcheth at a straw. Well, Highgate United, with relegation staring them in their face, know all about that as they fought hard to eke out a 3-2 victory over Sporting Central Academy, a team that is also in a spot of bother, at Brancourt on Sunday....

Harbour View keep rolling
WESTERN BUREAU: National midfielder Jermaine Hue went from being hero to villain in his side's 2-0 win over Savannah Sports Club at Frome on Sunday to keep the Premier League leaders rolling.Hue saw red in the 90th...

Henry siblings top Tournament of Kings
Henry siblings Geordine and Gareth emerged champions of the Open events at the Sports Development Foundation-sponsored Tournament of Kings (singles only) badminton championship, which ended on Sunday evening at the Constant Spring Golf Club's Racquet...

Football, track and field out front
Football and track and field are the two favourite sports of the majority of Jamaicans. Our pollsters have found that more than a third, 35.53 per cent, of the population point to football as their favourite sport...

Funds earmarked to refurbish Leila Robinson Courts
President of the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA), Marva Bernard, announced that the Government has finally sourced funds to carry out much-needed refurbishing of the Leila Robinson Courts, inside Independence Park....

Walters handlers choosing opponent for title defence
With plans now in place for World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Nicholas Walters to make his first title defence in April, his camp is now looking at possible opponents. According to the rules of the WBA...

A really good Test to win - Smith
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP):Saeed Ajmal's 10-wicket match haul proved in vain as South Africa beat Pakistan by four wickets inside four days on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. After their bowlers took Pakistan's last...


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