2013 Sports in Pictures

Published: Saturday | December 28, 2013 Comments 0
A Russian fan kisses Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt following his victory in the men's 200m final at the Luzhniki Stadium, during the IAAF World Championships in Moscow. -File Photos
A Russian fan kisses Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt following his victory in the men's 200m final at the Luzhniki Stadium, during the IAAF World Championships in Moscow. -File Photos
Jamaicans (from left) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Kerron Stewart, Schillonie Calvert and Carrie Russell celebrate with the national flag after winning the women's 4x100 metres relay at the Luzhniki Stadium, at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia.
Jamaicans (from left) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Kerron Stewart, Schillonie Calvert and Carrie Russell celebrate with the national flag after winning the women's 4x100 metres relay at the Luzhniki Stadium, at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia.
Carlo Redwood (front, second left), marketing manager at telecommunications giant LIME, presents the 2013 ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup to winners St Elizabeth Technical High School following their 4-1 win over Garvey Maceo High in the final at the Montego Bay Sports Complex.
Carlo Redwood (front, second left), marketing manager at telecommunications giant LIME, presents the 2013 ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup to winners St Elizabeth Technical High School following their 4-1 win over Garvey Maceo High in the final at the Montego Bay Sports Complex.
Vinimore 'Vin' Blaine (left), Harbour View FC coach, is presented with the 2012-2013 Red Stripe Premier League Coach of the Year Award by Andrei Roper of Supreme Venture Ltd during the JFF/PLCA Red Stripe Premier League Awards ceremony at Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston.
Vinimore 'Vin' Blaine (left), Harbour View FC coach, is presented with the 2012-2013 Red Stripe Premier League Coach of the Year Award by Andrei Roper of Supreme Venture Ltd during the JFF/PLCA Red Stripe Premier League Awards ceremony at Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston.
Players and officials of 2012-13 Red Stripe Premier League champions Harbour View FC pose with their winning trophy at the Red Stripe League awards ceremony, held at Courtleigh Auditorium, St Lucia Avenue, New Kingston, on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Players and officials of 2012-13 Red Stripe Premier League champions Harbour View FC pose with their winning trophy at the Red Stripe League awards ceremony, held at Courtleigh Auditorium, St Lucia Avenue, New Kingston, on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Reggae Boyz supporters in a joyous mood during the early minutes of a CONCACAF World Cup qualifier against Mexico at the National Stadium. The Mexicans won 1-0. Jamaica failed to qualify for next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Reggae Boyz supporters in a joyous mood during the early minutes of a CONCACAF World Cup qualifier against Mexico at the National Stadium. The Mexicans won 1-0. Jamaica failed to qualify for next year's World Cup in Brazil.
a. Triple gold medallist at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (right), gets congratulations from minister with responsibility for sports, Natalie Neita-Headley, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
a. Triple gold medallist at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (right), gets congratulations from minister with responsibility for sports, Natalie Neita-Headley, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Omar McLeod of Kingston College gets congratulations from his mother Arnella Morris after he ran a record 13.24 seconds for gold in the Class One boys' 110 metres hurdles final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships.
Omar McLeod of Kingston College gets congratulations from his mother Arnella Morris after he ran a record 13.24 seconds for gold in the Class One boys' 110 metres hurdles final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships.
Jamaica's 18-year-old star Javon Francis at the end of his sizzling 44.00 seconds anchor leg as Jamaica mined silver in 2:59.88 in the men's 4x400 metres at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
Jamaica's 18-year-old star Javon Francis at the end of his sizzling 44.00 seconds anchor leg as Jamaica mined silver in 2:59.88 in the men's 4x400 metres at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
Jermaine Beckford (right) celebrates after scoring a 90th-minute equaliser for Jamaica in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium on June 7. The Americans got a winner in extra time to break the hearts of the Reggae Boyz.
Jermaine Beckford (right) celebrates after scoring a 90th-minute equaliser for Jamaica in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium on June 7. The Americans got a winner in extra time to break the hearts of the Reggae Boyz.
(From left) Christine Day, Anastasia LeRoy, Rosemarie Whyte and Kaliese Spencer look at the monitor following their disqualification from the women's 4x400 relay at the IAAF World Athletics Championships inside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.
(From left) Christine Day, Anastasia LeRoy, Rosemarie Whyte and Kaliese Spencer look at the monitor following their disqualification from the women's 4x400 relay at the IAAF World Athletics Championships inside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt gestures skyward as rain falls before the men's 100-metre final on Sunday, August 11, during the World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt gestures skyward as rain falls before the men's 100-metre final on Sunday, August 11, during the World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Thristina Harwood kisses her Player of the Series trophy shortly after she arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport on November 12 with other members of the Jamaica team from the World Fast5 Netball Championship in Auckland, New Zealand.
Thristina Harwood kisses her Player of the Series trophy shortly after she arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport on November 12 with other members of the Jamaica team from the World Fast5 Netball Championship in Auckland, New Zealand.
ISSA/GraceKennedy girls' athletics champions Holmwood Technical celebrate with the championship trophy at the National Stadium after winning the title in March.
ISSA/GraceKennedy girls' athletics champions Holmwood Technical celebrate with the championship trophy at the National Stadium after winning the title in March.
Jamaica's College's captain Junior Flemming (centre) lifts the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup trophy following his school's 3-2 extra-time victory over Wolmer's Boys' in the final at the National Stadium.
Jamaica's College's captain Junior Flemming (centre) lifts the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup trophy following his school's 3-2 extra-time victory over Wolmer's Boys' in the final at the National Stadium.
Nicholas Walters (left) of Jamaica throws a punch at Alberto Garza, of Mexico, during the second round of a WBO featherweight title bout on November 9 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Walters won with a knockout in the fourth round.
Nicholas Walters (left) of Jamaica throws a punch at Alberto Garza, of Mexico, during the second round of a WBO featherweight title bout on November 9 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Walters won with a knockout in the fourth round.

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