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Walters ten-wicket haul not enough as Leewards hold on

Oshane Walters

FRIENDSHIP, Barbados,  CMC – Jamaica’s skipper Oshane Walters bagged a ten-wicket match-haul but his effort was in vain as Leeward Islands held on for a tense draw on the final day of their fourth round of match in the Regional Under-19 Championship yesterday at the Yorkshire Sports Club.

J/ca smashes relay record

Jamaica’s relay team, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt stand on the podium after receiving gold medals for the men’s 4x100m relay at the victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games yesterday. REUTERS/JIM YOUNG

LONDON, CMC – Jamaica’s sprint relay team, anchored by the peerless Usain Bolt, delivered the first sub-37 seconds clocking in history en route to another World record while Trinidadian teenager Keshorn Walcott pulled off a stunning upset in the men’s javelin, as the Caribbean twice celebrated gold on the final day of track and field at the London Olympics here yesterday.

Special feeling!

The success of Caribbean athletes at the London Olympic Games and the regional cricketers in the just-concluded Digicel test and One-Day series against New Zealand makes one proud to be a West Indian at this time

Narsingh Deonarine

You  didn’t have to be a sports fan or be able to tell the difference between hurdles and steeplechase and a leg-break and a broken leg to feel special about being West Indian these past few weeks.

U.S women smash record

Members of the U.S. team pose with their national flags after winning the women’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH

LONDON,  (Reuters) – America’s women left their great Jamaican rivals trailing to storm to gold in the Olympic sprint relay yesterday, running a perfect race to smash one of the oldest world records in the book.

Windwards dismiss Guyana cheaply

Ricardo Adams

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – An aggressive, undefeated half-century from Tarryk Gabriel put the Windward Islands in sight of first innings points over Guyana on the opening day of their fourth round Regional Under-19 Championship clash here yesterday.

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