Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | February 1, 2009
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Jamaica take charge
Jamaica yesterday secured pole position in their top-of the-table WICB Four-day Championship clash against Barbados at Kensington Park, when chasing Barbados' first innings total of 293 they were bowled out for 314 in...

Sir Viv Richards takes up another challenge
FORMER West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards, a Johnnie Walker Know Your Boundaries (KYB) ambassador, will conduct a series of cricket challenges tomorrow at Emancipation Park from noon to 1 p.m.

Good tune-up for tourists
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC):Three of England's key batsmen were denied centuries in their build-up for the opening Test against West Indies next week, as their three-day tour match against Windies A finished in a tame draw yesterday.

Bell KO semis in spotlight - Premier League giants hunt places in final
Harbour View will continue their bid for a hat-trick of Western Union/KSAFA Jackie Bell KO crowns when they face Meadhaven in the semi-final round of the competition, in a double-header...

Pleasing runs by Olympic stars
Olympic gold medallists Asafa Powell, Shelly-Ann Fraser and Melaine Walker, along with Shericka Williams, opened the season at the Queen's/Grace Jackson Invitational, held at the Stadium east complex.

England favoured, but don't write off the West Indies
Just over 80 years ago, or just under 81 years ago, the West Indies, then the students of cricket, journeyed to England, then the teachers of the game, for their first Test...

Outstanding triumphs in Abe Issa feature
OUTSTANDING, responding to a brilliant ride from in-form Dane Nelson, withstood a stout challenge from MUCHO GUSTO throughout the final 200 metres to win the Abe Issa Memorial Cup open allowance feature over 1200 metres at...

Serena rules in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Serena Williams is back at No 1.

Bryan brothers claim seventh Grand Slam title
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):American twins Bob and Mike Bryan claimed their seventh Grand Slam title with a 2-6, 7-5, 6-0 win over Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles in yesterday's Australian Open final.The brothers, who regained their No.

Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce wants bailout for St James FA
Western Bureau:While some pundits have described as gross stupidity the decision by the St James Football Association to cut ties with its previous sponsors during the recent aborted sponsorship discussions with...

Ronaldo's penalty does it for Man U
LONDON (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty gave Manchester United a 1-0 victory over Everton and a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League yesterday while Man City tumbled 1-0 at Stoke.

Seba, Frome in today's Jarrett Park showdown
Western Bureau:The first title of the 2008-09 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Western Confederation season will be decided this afternoon when Seba United and Frome FC square off in the first end-of-round final in the Captain's Bakery Western Super...

LogoStitch to the rescue
Jamaica's women's hockey team got a well-needed boost on Friday when LogoStitch presented them with casual wear for the upcoming Pan American Cup.

Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) overpower Pembroke Hall in Div 1 TT
Defending champions Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) defeated hosts Pembroke Hall 3-1 in a rescheduled Division One match in the Jamaica Table Tennis Association/Northwest Development Club League at the Pembroke Hall Community Centre on Thursday.

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