Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | March 29, 2009
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Player boycott looms; Gayle: We need to have these matters resolved
Chris Gayle has indicated that players on the West Indies team are prepared to boycott the fifth and final one-day international against England next Friday in St Lucia, if outstanding issues with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) remain unsettled.

Third title for 'Poppy' Thomas
FORMER St Andrew Technical track-and-field coach, Victor "Poppy" Thomas, now in charge at Lincoln University in the United States, captured his third women's NCAA Division II indoor championships recently.

Last four clash in 'St Bess'
Mid-season runners-up Leeds United will take a 1-0 lead over Middle Quarters Police Youth Club going into the second leg semi-final of the 2008-2009 St Elizabeth Wray and Nephew Major League at New Town in Black River today.

'Call Tyrone': Fledgling MLS teams bank on Jamaica's Marshall
When Grammy winner Erykah Badu sang "Call Tyrone" in her late '90s neo-soul hit, she didn't have a city-hopping, professional Jamaican footballer in mind.

Captaincy and the changing face of cricket
Two Fridays ago, the West Indies lost the opening game of the five-match one-day international series against England in Guyana by one run under the Duckworth/Lewis system.

Windies seek clincher
West Indies will be looking to take an unbeatable lead in their five-match one-day international series against England with a victory in the fourth match today at Kensington Oval.

Jamaica set to seal title
Jamaica all but sealed the WICB regional four-day title yesterday at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium, near Falmouth, when they dismissed the Windward Islands for 222 runs in reply to their first-innings 229 to take first innings points.

G.C. Foster top inter-collegiate
Olympians Rosemarie White, Bobby-Gaye Wilkins and Anastasia Le-Roy, all of G.C. Foster College, scored victories to help their team win the Inter-Collegiate Track & Field Championships yesterday.

Triple Account tops feature
TRIPLE ACCOUNT, running at odds of 10-1 with Larris Allen astride, outfinished the even-money favourite NATURALLY ROYAL under champion jockey Omar Walker by a head, to win the George HoSang Trophy race over the straight five course at Caymanas Park yesterday.

Two tricky match-ups for Digicel league leaders
HARBOUR VIEW coach Donovan Hayles admits they have never had it easy against Arnett Gardens. Linval Dixon, the coach of Portmore United, with whom they are battling neck-and-neck for the Digicel Premier League title, noted the same about St Georges Sports Club.

Dutch too classy for Scotland
The Netherlands took a major step toward qualifying for the 2010 World Cup by blanking Scotland 3-0 yesterday.

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar headed Mark van Bommel's cross from six yards to put the Netherlands in front after 30 minutes.

Edwin Allen aiming to end Holmwood's reign
Edwin Allen High School's girls will be looking to unseat champions Holmwood Technical at this week's GraceKennedy-sponsored National Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships.

Jackson gets MVP award
Tivoli Gardens' Christopher Jackson was the toast of Thursday night's Jackie Bell knockout awards ceremony, which was held at GraceKennedy's head office on Harbour Street.

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