Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | February 28, 2013
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Champs budget rises 20% - GraceKennedy commits to another five years
Organisers yesterday noted a 20 per cent increase in the cost to stage this year's Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships...

Big bucks for Bolt - France shells out US$300,000 for Bolt to run in the Paris Diamond League
PARIS, France (CMC): Organisers have shelled out US$300,000 to bring six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt to France to run the 200 metres at the Paris Diamond...

Parchment becomes GraceKennedy ambassador
Olympic 110m hurdles bronze medallist Hansle Parchment will join two-time Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce as the faces of GraceKennedy, after an announcement by the company's CEO Don Wehby yesterday.Speaking at yesterday's Inter-Secondary...

'This means a whole lot for us' - Flemmings' goal gives Tivoli much-needed victory
WESTERN BUREAU: Tivoli Gardens winger, Kemar Flemmings, was all over the field - blocking shots, providing options for his attackers and scored the lone goal in his team's 1-0 win...

D'Nugget slams rivals by 15 lengths
The 4-5 favourite, D'NUGGET, made hacks of her 11 opponents at Caymanas Park yesterday, with a runaway victory in the Mortimer 'Morty' Heron Memorial Cup feature (claiming $250,000-$210,000), winning by 15 lengths...

The best race you didn't see at Gibson
Let me guess. You got to the National Stadium in time for the start of the finals at last Saturday's Gibson Relays. If so, you saw some fine track and field action...

Bravo finds inspiration against Zimbabwe
ST.GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Man of the Series for the just-ended one-day internationals between West Indies and Zimbabwe, Darren Bravo, says he had no choice but to improve his game after a disastrous tour...

Lee tops Stein at JGA Classic
William 'Tommy' Lee shot rounds of 80 and 76 to finish as the overall champion, as the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) Classic ended on a high note at Caymanas Golf and Country Club....

REGIONAL 4-DAY SCORES
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Summarised scores at the close on the opening day of the third round of matches in the Regional Four-Day Championship yesterday:At 3W's Oval: Barbados lead CCC by 61 runs with all 10 wickets intact.

Cricket bats for inclusion in 2024 Olympic Games
LONDON (AP):If cricket is ever going to return to the Olympic programme, it will be in the Twenty20 format.The MCC's world cricket committee put its backing behind the inclusion of T20 in time for the 2024 Games...

FIFA bans 74 for match fixing in Italy, S Korea
ZURICH (AP): FIFA banned 74 more officials and players from world football yesterday for helping fix matches, this time in Italy and South Korea...


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