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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Tuesday | January 22, 2008

Injury sends Gayle packing - Lloyd says Windies will miss opener's 'excellent skills'
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CMC):Captain Chris Gayle has been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies' One-Day International tour of South Africa after failing to recover in time from a broken thumb. The powerful left-handed opening batsman and off-spin bowler sustained the injury...

Bennett predicts tough job for Jamaica selectors

With the scheduled return of Jamaica's Test players from West Indies duties, coach Junior Bennett predicts a difficult time for the local selectors to finalise a squad. Jamaica cricket team has made it three wins from as many starts in the Carib Beer Series, but with captain...

Kingston Beer adds some spirit to Waterhouse

Waterhouse Football Club (WFC) received welcomed support from yet another corporate entity as Lascelles Wines and Spirits, through their brand Kingston Beer, unveiled a three-year $3.6 million sponsorship deal. The beverage company, who will soon move their brewery to within ...

Ardenne maintain win streak

Ardenne High registered their seventh consecutive victory in the KFC/Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Under-19 basketball competition, following an exciting 43-41 win over host St. Jago High yesterday.

Ivory Coast beat Nigeria

ACCRA, Ghana (AP):Salomon Kalou's winner started the Ivory Coast's African Cup of Nations campaign encouragingly yesterday, giving it a 1-0 win over Nigeria, while Morocco and Mali also won their opening games.Morocco scored twice in the opening five minutes enroute...

Upsetters fail to save Pick-9

Despite two stunning upsets in BUSTER JACK (34-1) and CELEBRATION TIME (26-1), the Pick-9 was cornered by three punters at Caymanas Park on Saturday, each receiving $920,338.00. The fact that nearly all of the other races went to the favourites, however, tells us why this Pick-9 was caught ...

Claiming activity intensifies

STATE PRINCE, a runaway winner of the second race over 1600 metres, was one of 12 horses claimed at Caymanas Park on Saturday.One of three winners for champion jockey Omar Walker, STATE PRINCE was taken from trainer Desmond Shand for $260,000 by trainer...

FROM THE BOUNDARY: Spin bowlers - the lepers in West Indies cricket

Ever since June 23, 1928, when George Francis bowled the first delivery for the West Indies at Lord's on the opening day of their first Test match, ever since that day when, with Learie Constantine and Herman Griffith in the line-up and they played three fast bowlers ...

Harbour View slip to fourth

DEFENDING champions Harbour View and Boys' Town on Sunday squandered numerous chances in a goalless Cash Plus Premier League draw which saw the hosts losing third-place in the overall standings to Waterhouse, who blanked leaders Tivoli Gardens 2-0 at Drewsland....

Ball to roll for 'Corntail'

Western Bureau: Reno FC will be staging a football game at the Frome Sports Ground in Westmoreland on Thursday to help raise funds to assist with funeral expenses for former national striker Caple 'Corntail' Donaldson, who succumbed last week to injuries sustained...

No-result, but T&T upbeat

PORT-OF-SPAIN (CMC):Manager of the Trinidad and Tobago team, Omar Khan, has remained confident his side can lift the Carib Beer title despite their no-result against the Leeward Islands in round three of the tournament. Soggy conditions forced the abandonment...

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