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I will be hard to beat next season: Blake


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) Reigning 100 metres world champion Yohan Blake has sent out an early warning that he will be hard to beat when the new track and field ... Read more...

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Coach key to my success, says Bolt


September 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has hailed coach Glen Mills as the key to his recent success at the London Olympics.The 26-year-old swept both sprints to become ... Read more...

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Jamaican sprinter appeals for help for junior athletes


September 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) Two-time Olympic 100 metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has called on the Jamaican government to provide more support, especially for the country's junior athletes.Fraser-Pryce, also Olympic 200 ... Read more...

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Sprint legend Quarrie says team support boosted Jamaica


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Legendary Jamaican sprinter Donald Quarrie says team support played a significant part in his country's record medal haul at the London Olympics.Quarrie, regarded as one of ... Read more...

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Jamaica defends its anti-doping programme


August 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 18 (IANS/CMC) The Jamaica Anti Doping Commission (JADCO) has rejected claims by the former chief of the world anti doping agency (WADA), Dick Pound who suggested that the ... Read more...

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Pound’s drug remark about Jamaican athletes rubbished


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 15 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCo) has rubbished a claim by International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound that it is difficult to test Jamaican athletes because they ... Read more...

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Olympics: Jamaica celebrates historic 200m one-two-three


August 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) Chaos erupted in Jamaica's capital city Thursday afternoon as thousands gathered in the busy thoroughfare of Half Way Tree to witness the men's 200 metres finals ... Read more...

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West Indies on right track: Head coach Gibson


August 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head cricket coach Otis Gibson says he is deeply inspired by his side's recent series win against New Zealand in all three formats of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Jamaicans rejoice as Bolt wins 100m final


August 6th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica came to a standstill shortly after the country's most recognisable face, Usain Bolt, reiterated his status as the fastest man on the planet by winning ... Read more...

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New Zealand nose ahead despite Samuels’ century


August 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Narsingh Deonarine gave the West Indies a boost with two late wickets after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test century in the ... Read more...

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Roach leads Windies demolition of Black Caps


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach underlined his role of strike bowler for the West Indies with another telling bowling performance, helping demolish New Zealand's fragile batting in the ... Read more...

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West Indies eyeing first clean sweep in ten years (Preview)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Inspired by the dream of a series sweep, the West Indies will be gunning for another win against New Zealand when the second and final ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul anxious to score


August 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 1 (IANS/CMC) Veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says he is anxious to improve his game when the West Indies face New Zealand in the second and final cricket Test ... Read more...

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Edwards replaces Rampaul for Jamaica Test


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler speedster Fidel Edwards has replaced injured Ravi Rampaul in the 13-man West Indies squad for the second and final Test against New ... Read more...

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Bolt injury free, ready to defend titles, says manager


July 25th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is injury free and ready to defend his titles at the 30th Olympiad starting in London Friday, his long ... Read more...

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West Indies retain squad for third ODI


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have named an unchanged side for the third One-Day International against New Zealand starting Wednesday at Warner Park in St Kitts.This comes ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Gayle’s presence was icing on memorable century: Samuels


July 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said Saturday his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... Read more...

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Windies gunning for whitewash, says Russell


July 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Andre Russell has said West Indies was eyeing a whitewash after brushing aside New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening One-Day International.Set a revised ... Read more...

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Smith, Gayle enable West Indies beat New Zealand


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies defied rain to make a winning start to their One-Day International series against New Zealand, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win thanks to explosive ... Read more...

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West Indies eye series win against Black Caps


July 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Following a series of up-and-down performances in recent months, West Indies captain Darren Sammy called for consistency ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Dwayne Bravo eyes Test return


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) After an extended period out of Test cricket, energetic all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he is keen on regaining his spot in the West Indies side for ... Read more...

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Windies will win series if they win opener, says Bravo


July 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the Caribbean side needs to break its worrying trend of slow starts to series if it is to beat ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Hunte says Florida T20s a bold, successful move


July 4th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte says he is pleased with the impact of the two historic Twenty20 Internationals played in Florida, US, last weekend.For ... Read more...

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Taylor working on fitness with hopes of recall


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Injury-prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor says he is working his way back to full fitness, as he targets a recall to the Caribbean side. ... Read more...

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Blake stuns Bolt for second time to win 200m


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Yohan Blake shocked Usain Bolt for the second time in three days, producing another sizzling run to whip the World and Olympic champion in the 200 ... Read more...

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Bolt escapes unhurt in a minor car crash


June 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica) June 11, (IANS/CMC) Double sprint world record holder Usain Bolt escaped injury after he was involved in a minor car crash here in the Jamaican capital.The Olympic champion crashed ... Read more...

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Deonarine finally cleared for UK travel


May 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 10 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Narsingh Deonarine left for England late Wednesday to join the West Indies touring party after his protracted visa saga finally ended.Deonarine, who along with fellow ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin shine with 50s as visa wait continues


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Stranded West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin kept themselves in shape ahead of their trip to England with half centuries for the Kingston Cricket ... Read more...

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Adapt to English conditions to win: Walsh to Windies


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh believes the West Indies can be successful in England if they are consistent and quickly adapt to the local conditions.The West ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Bolt starts season with home event


April 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), April 18 (IANS) Fastest man on earth, Olympic champion Usain Bolt will make his season's debut at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet in the run-up to this year's ... Read more...

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Blake clocks this year’s fastest 100m


April 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), April 16 (IANS) Yohan Blake of Jamaica, the reigning world 100-metre champion, clocked 9.90 seconds in cold and rainy conditions at the UTech Classic athletics meet to set ... Read more...

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Gayle signs agreement with WICB, but with the IPL rider


March 26th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), March 26 (IANS) Explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle has signed an agreement with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) with a rider that he is honour-bound to play ... Read more...

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