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‘Drained’ Gayle gives back to Lucas

West Indies star Chris Gayle (left) shares the spotlight with managing director of Spartan Sports, Kunal Sharma, during a presentation at Lucas Cricket Club yesterday. (Jamaica Gleaner photo)

(Jamaica Gleaner) West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle told reporters yesterday that he has been left drained from a hectic cricketing schedule, which he pointed to as the reason behind his decision to skip the ongoing one-day international series between the regional team and Zimbabwe.

BIG WIN!

- Charles, Bravo centuries pilot Windies victory

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada,  CMC – Opener Johnson Charles struck his second consecutive One-Day International hundred while Darren Bravo notched his first ever, as West Indies brushed aside a ragged Zimbabwe by 156 runs in the opening one-dayer here yesterday.

Shiv, Nicolette win NSC sport awards again

Nicolette Fernandes

Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Nicolette Fernandes have now won more than a dozen national sports awards between them. The multiple award winners were once again selected as sportsman and sportswoman of the year respectively by the National Sport Commissions (NSC) selection panel yesterday.

Australia swimmers admit using sedatives

SYDNEY,  (Reuters) – James Magnussen and his team mates from the Australian men’s 4x100m freestyle relay squad have admitted using a sedative banned by their national Olympic committee in a bonding session before the London Games.

Pistorius granted bail in murder case

PRETORIA, (Reuters) – A South African court granted bail  yesteriday to Oscar Pistorius, charged with the murder of his girlfriend, after his lawyers argued the “Blade Runner” was too famous to pose a flight risk.

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