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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Friday | August 17, 2007

Bronze for Grant at Para Pan
Sylvia Grant won Jamaica's fourth medal at the Para Pan American Games yesterday. Grant who had earlier captured a silver in the javelin collected a bronze yesterday when she placed third in the discus in class F57 with a throw of 22.02m and 835 points....

Under-19s fall to Barbados

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, (CMC): Barbados handed Jamaica their first defeat to claim their semi-final spot in the TCL West Indies Under-19 Cricket Challenge Limited Overs Series yesterday. In a pulsating game played at the Edgar Gilbert Sports Complex,...

Young Reggae Boyz grounded

Jamaica Reggae Boyz, defending Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-15 Cup champions, will forfeit their title, after last-ditch efforts by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to get emergency visa appointment dates from the United States Embassy failed yesterday....

'Experts' go head to head

The Barclays Premier League coverage will never be the same again, as this year, SportsMax has created a head to head challenge among four 'experts' who boast of having vast knowledge of the Barclays Premier League.

Liverpool, Chelsea inbig clash

LONDON, (Reuters): JosÉ Mourinho's new commitment to attacking football gets an early test on Sunday when his Chelsea side visit Liverpool in the season's first encounter between two of the 'big four'. The two sides have seen more of each other than is healthy in recent years..

FROM THE BOUNDARY - Cool it, captain Sarwan

When I was a young boy, my father and my mother used to tell me that what I could not say before a man while looking into his eyes I should not say behind his back, and I have never forgotten that. I do not know whether Ramnaresh Sarwan's father and mother ever told him ...

Big night for Beckham

CARSON, California (AP): It was a night of firsts for David Beckham. The English superstar started his first game for the Galaxy, scored his first goal on a free kick in the 27th minute and Los Angeles beat D.C. United 2-0 in the SuperLiga semi-finals.

South Africa omit Kallis, Boucher

DURBAN, South Africa (Reuters):Jacques Kallis suffered his second disappointment in less than a week yesterday when he was left out of South Africa's squad to tour Zimbabwe .All-rounder Kallis was on Saturday omitted from the squad for the Twenty20 world championship...

Stay with Wagonist

With outsiders such as ATTITUDE at 56-1 and ALL FIRED UP at 13-1 derailing exotic bets at muddy Caymanas Park last Saturday, both the Pick-9 and Super-6 offer handsome carryovers. The Pick-9 boasts a carryover of $4.89 million and with heavy betting anticipated, indications...

Leewards ease past Windwards in TCL tourney

BASSETERRE (CMC): Chesney Hughes hit a brilliant century as the Leeward Islands crushed the Windward Islands by 192 runs in their third round TCL West Indies Under-19 Challenge limited overs match at Cayon yesterday. The 15-year old left-hander carved out 129 ...

Roger Federer survives scare

MASON, Ohio (AP): Roger Federer survived a scare from Marcos Baghdatis yesterday to move into the quarterfinals of the Western and Southern Financial Group Masters, which has been brutal to seeded players this week. Federer beat Baghdatis 7-6 (5), 7-5,...

Jamaica give creditable performance

Veteran skill came through for the Jamaican team to the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships held recently in the Dominican Republic. Super seniors Dennis Atkinson and Fred 'Cricket' Sutherland, were able to secure a second place finish in the Higgs and Higgs trophy....

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