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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Sunday | October 7, 2007

Showdown at Drewsland
Nodley WrightFreelance WriterTHE CASH Plus Premier League (CPPL) continue today with a full slate of matches - some even more interesting than last week's opening round of games.

Manley hold Bridgeport in thriller

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Bridgeport were held to an exciting 1-1 draw by Norman Manley in their Inter-Secondary Schools Association (ISSA)/Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup match at Tinson Pen yesterday.

Calm, cool and a champion

"GOD HAS always been a dominant force in my life and his presence has attributed to my immense success over the years," so says 14-year-old Yvonne Foster, the 2007 national women's table tennis champion.

Munro down STETHS again

WESTERN BUREAU:MUNRO COLLEGE widened their lead atop the standings in Zone E of the ISSA/Pepsi /Digicel daCosta Cup yesterday when they started their second round campaign with a 1-0 win over arch-rivals ...

The expectations of Jamaica's star performers

JAMAICA HAS a rich history of top-class performances in sports, there can be no question about that, and many thanks to those who have won.

Outstanding lives up to name

UNBEATEN THREE-year-old filly OUTSTANDING duly made it five in a row at Caymanas Park yesterday ...

A modern paradox

HITTING OR kicking balls are amusing diversions that should never be taken too seriously.

Referee stocks are low - JFRA

THE NEW Cash Plus National Premier League (NPL) and Manning Cup competitions are in full swing but the Jamaica Football Referees Association (JFRA) claims it is facing a shortage of officials.

Man U crush Wigan 4-0

LONDON, (Reuters): CHAMPIONS MANCHESTER United went top of the Premier League for the first time this season when they scored four times in the second half to crush Wigan Athletic 4-0 at Old Trafford yesterday.

European sides stun favourites

PARIS (AP):FRANCE OUSTED hot favourites New Zealand 20-18 and England upset Australia 12-10 yesterday, the day the Rugby World Cup underdogs had their day.Frederic Michalak set up the winning try for Yannick Jauzion just seconds after coming on with his...

Rookie poised to clinch crown

SHANGHAI, (Reuters):MCLAREN'S LEWIS Hamilton will start today's Chinese Grand Prix on pole position to become Formula One's youngest and first rookie world champion.The 22-year-old Briton, winner in the rain and spray of Japan last weekend, seized his...

Nash, Gayle and Findlay hit form

AUSTRALIAN BRENDAN Nash, captain Chris Gayle and Shawn Findlay scored half centuries as Jamaica continued their preparations for the KFC regional one-day tournament with a practice match at Kensington Park yesterday.

Venus tumbles in Open Final

TOKYO (AP):FRANCE'S VIRGINIE Razzano rallied from a set down yesterday to defeat top-seeded Venus Williams 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 in the final of the Japan Open.

Aussies stomp on India's pride

NEW DELHI, (Reuters):AUSTRALIA HAVE quickly punctured Indian euphoria over last month's Twenty20 World Cup win with a ruthless display in the ongoing one-day series.

'Inzy' wants to bow out on a high

LAHORE, (Reuters):PREMIER BATSMAN Inzamam-ul-Haq returns to the Pakistan team for the second Test against South Africa tomorrow needing 20 runs in his final match before retiring to become his country's top run scorer.Inzamam has 8,813 runs from 119...

Jamaica in line for 4x400m relay gold

JAMAICA COULD be in line to collect their first women's Olympic Games mile relay gold medal if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decides to strip American super star Marion Jones of her medals won in Sydney in 2000.

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