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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Sunday | June 29, 2008

Bolt romps home in 9.85 seconds
Usain Bolt was a comfortable winner of the battle of the world's two fastest men at the National Senior Championships last night. Running before a packed grandstand at the National Stadium, Bolt, who held his nerve after a false start, humbled the strong line-up to win in 9.85 seconds.

Aussies too good for U-21s

Jamaica's Under-21 netballers will be playing for pride when they face Australia in the final game of their three-match series tomorrow at the National Indoor Sports Complex starting at 6 p.m.

Let's stop fooling ourselves

The West Indies are 2-0 down in the one-day series against Australia and the third match takes place today in Grenada.Although it is a limited-over contest, and although the West Indies were expected to make it interesting, unless something extra-ordinary happens, at the end of the day it will be 3-0 in favour of Australia, with the tourists heading for a clean sweep.

NZ top England 3-1

Daniel Vettori destroyed England's middle order yesterday as New Zealand won by 51 runs at Lord's to clinch the one-day international (ODI) series 3-1.

Adams urges Gayle to inspire Windies

Former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams believes it is time fellow countryman Chris Gayle led from the front and hauled his team out of their current slump in the one-day international (ODI) series against Australia.

Slogan upsets in feature

SLOGAN, yesterday, completed back-to-back upset victories at Caymanas Park, attacking the leader IMMANUEL AND KATIE off the home turn to score a battling win over PRIME MINISTER in the 1400-metre LC McKenzie Memorial Trophy race for Overnight Allowance horses.

Windies hunt crucial win

Injury-hit West Indies will try to deny Australia a series-winning victory in the third Digicel One-Day International at the Grenada National Stadium today.

Zimbabwe cricket chief hits out

Zimbabwe's cricket authority reacted angrily yesterday to the threat of expulsion by the International Cricket Council, asking why no other sports' governing bodies have threatened similar action.

'Kenny' on top against Hanover

Kensington hold the upper hand against Hanover heading into today's second and final day of the two-day Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Senior Cup final at Sabina Park.

Taylor slams whirlwind 90 as Windies women win

Stafanie Taylor slammed a stroke-filled 90 as West Indies' women defeated Ireland by 75 runs in their Twenty20 International (T20I) Friday.

Gay sets 9.77 US record at trials

EUGENE, Oregon (AP):Tyson Gay has broken the United States record in the men's 100 metres by clocking 9.77 seconds. The old mark had stood since 1999, when Maurice Greene ran 9.79.

Impressive run for Cuba's 800m man

Cuban Olympic medal prospect Yeimar Lopez is now the world's second fastest man over 800 metres this season after a superb win at the Reunion Ciudad de Jerez Grand Prix last week.

Final battle for glory

Today's European Championship final between Spain and Germany could be decided by which team copes best with an injured star player.

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