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THIS WEEK IN SPORTGLOBE: Asafa Powell being home-coached

Published: Friday January 10, 2014 | 5:55 pm Comments 0
Asafa Powell – File
Asafa Powell – File

Asafa Powell being home-coached by his brother
Embattled former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell has turned to his brother, Donovan, after parting ways with long-time coach Stephen Francis, SportGlobe has learnt.

Let the games begin!
“We are in a new year. Expectations are high. So, what can we look forward to in 2014? (NP) In football, we are led by a president who has been sanctioned by the world’s governing body, for not reporting a corrupt act,” writes Dr Paul Wright.

Sammy dead oh!
When things were going well and the West Indies cricket team won a few recent test series, the relevant song for skipper Darren Sammy was ‘Keep on doing what you’re doing, Sammy’. Now that the tide has shifted and the regional team has been on the receiving end of a couple of embarrassing floggings to India and New Zealand, the song for the skipper is ‘Sammy dead! Sammy dead! Sammy dead oh!’ Such is the life of a West Indies cricket captain, says Oral Tracey

Get your act together – Bernard
President of Netball Jamaica, Marva Bernard, is warning members of the fraternity in Kingston and St Andrew to get their act together this year as she will be pushing for a body that governs the sport in the region. According to Bernard, the Corporate Area has been pussyfooting about getting its administrative body up and running and this is affecting the association’s plans for the sport island-wide.

Five questions with Jacqueline Pusey
Jacqueline Pusey is easily one of the most talented female sprinters that Jamaica has ever seen. Hailing from Islington, St. Mary, her sojourn in track and field started while she was attending Marymount Preparatory School under the guidance of the late Douglas Clarke. She answers five questions this week.

Reggae girls start under-20 bid
National women’s football coordinator, Vin Blaine said the team’s one-week camp in Florida, ahead of the opening CONCACAF Under-20 women’s final-round World Cup qualifiers in Cayman, January 9-19, was really helpful.

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