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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Tuesday | May 8, 2007

'We just weren't able to put the ball in the net'
Former national Under-17 coach, David Hunt, believes that his team was just unfortunate not to qualify for the FIFA Under-17 Youth World Cup in South Korea this August, following a 0-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago at the National Stadium on Sunday night....

Robinson scores a 'Big Ten'

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (CMC): Jamaican U.S. College standout Carlene Robinson has been named Big Ten Women's Track Athlete of the Week. The Big Ten Conference office announced this past week that Robinson, a senior at Illinois, shares the award with Penn State's Bridget Franek...

'Fanna' drops the bomb

The Pick-9 proved elusive for the second consecutive raceday at Caymanas Park on Saturday, but the carryover is still $1 million. Reason being the Pick-9 was on Saturday outsold by the Super-6 which was not caught at the mid-week either and boasted a carryover...

A 'Supreme' Lotto Classic

Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has donated $1,050,000 to purses for this Saturday's big Lotto Day programme at Caymanas Park, featuring the 67th running of the Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup. Details were announced by representatives of the sponsors, SVL, and Caymanas...

BULL'S EYE ...Dane Richards looks to score in MLS

It took Dane Richards a bit longer than most Jamaicans to start playing football, but his quick feet have put him on the fast track toward a promising professional career. Montego Bay-born Richards only stepped into the organised game at the under-14 level while at Cornwall...

Shevchenko to miss FA Cup final

LONDON (Reuters):Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko is to have a hernia operation today and will miss the FA Cup final against Manchester United later this month. Surgery had originally been scheduled for the end of the season but Chelsea's medical department have decided...

'Twenty20 offered new approach'

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Wes Hall, the legendary former West Indies fast bowler, said Sunday the Stanford20 tournament had offered a new comprehensive approach to regional cricket. Hall, speaking after being inducted into the Sticky Wicket West Indies...

'Fresh start' for WI

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Interim West Indies coach David Moore says the pending tour of England is an opportunity for the regional team to have a fresh start. Moore arrived in Barbados early yesterday as the West Indies started to assemble here...

Outright wins for St Ann, Hanover

St. Ann and Hanover scored outright wins in the opening round of the Red Stripe Championship on the weekend. At Elgin Town: Kenneth Beckford took seven second innings wickets to lead Hanover to a 48-run win over St. Thomas, while Portland and Police took first innings points...

FROM THE BOUNDARY - Supreme Ventures still in the game and playing

The Super Cup cricket competition got under way on Saturday and unfortunately Supreme Ventures are missing. After a wonderful sponsorship of some $35 million over the past three years, Supreme Ventures have decided to call it quits an it is regrettable,...

Kingston capture JTA trophy

DISCOVERY BAY, St. Ann: Kingston defeated Trelawny to capture the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) Errol Miller 20/20 cricket competition at the Kaiser Sports Club in St. Ann on Friday. Having been sent in, Kingston made 169 for five off its 20 overs.

Spurs, Cavs take lead

PHOENIX (AP): Tim Duncan had 33 points and 16 rebounds - eight offensive - and Tony Parker added 32 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 111-106 victory Sunday over the Phoenix Suns in the opening game of their second-round National...

Petersfield edge Grange Hill

When the final whistle sounded at the Llandilo field on Sunday to mark the end of extra time in the Westmoreland FA Under-17 football competition, nerves began to jangle on and off the field as all awaited the dreaded penalty kicks...

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