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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Thursday | February 21, 2008

Boys' Town back on track
BOYS' TOWN RETURNED to their winning ways yesterday, defeating bottom-of-the-table August Town 1-0 in Cash Plus Premier League third-round action at the UWI Bowl. With the win, Boys' Town improved their points total to 32, while August Town remain on 21.

Reno, Arnett draw 1-1

A TEN-MAN Reno outfit frustrated Arnett Gardens' plans for a blistering start to the Cash Plus Premier League's third round with a 1-1 draw at the Anthony Spaulding Complex yesterday. In fact, with both teams nervously teetering on the edge of the relegation zone, for a time...

'Hooliganism' a scourge of local game

THE TERM 'hooliganism' is an ugly one. In Jamaica these days it rarely refers to violent clashes between rival sets of fans; here everyone's attention seems diverted towards the men in the middle of the pitch, but the fact of the matter is that it...

Ja set eyes on top prize

COOLIDGE, Antigua: JAMAICA'S CRICKETERS head for Antigua again today with one thing in mind - the Stanford Twenty20 tournament's US$1 million prize money.Jamaica will first take on Guyana in a semi-final on Saturday, knowing that a win over the team ...

Walker joins leaders in jockeys' standings

CHAMPION JOCKEY Omar Walker rode three winners at Caymanas Park yesterday to join co-leaders Shane Ellis and Dane Nelson at the top of the jockeys' standings with 17 winners.Walker, a third-season apprentice whose 2kg claming allowance is due to end on May 12, booted home 2-1 chance SIR KHAN ...

Young WI too good for PNG

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CMC):STEVE JACOBS hit a hundred at better than a run a ball to set the stage for young West Indies (yWI) to overpower young Papua (yPNG) New Guinea by 176 runs in the ICC Youth World Cup yesterday. Jacobs top scored with an 86-ball 101 ...

Gayle drafted into IPL for US$800,000

MUMBAI, India (CMC):WEST INDIES captain Chris Gayle is joining the Indian Premier League (IPL) on a US$800,000 contract and his international teammates Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul have also been drafted into the league.

ICC to restructure 2011 World Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP):THE 2011 World Cup is set to be trimmed by two teams and nine days after criticism that last year's tournament in the Caribbean was too long.The next World Cup is to be co-hosted by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka,...

Steroids and football

THE OLYMPIC mantra of 'Faster, Stronger and Higher' was never meant to have drug-related connotations - but in the advent of medical science's merger with sports performance, those Greek ideals have been corrupted.

McLarty/Morgan win Potter event

THE NINTH Annual Stephen Potter Occasional Invitational Tennis Tournament (ASPOITT) was played on Sunday at the Liguanea Club, New Kingston.By the narrowest of margins, and benefiting from some lucky calls, Rachel McLarty and Everton Morgan beat the...

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