Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | April 29, 2009
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Leaders meet in crucial clash
Leaders Portmore United, along with Harbour View, Tivoli Gardens and Boys' Town, will continue jostling for positions at the top of the table as the curtain comes down on the penultimate round of the Digicel Premier League (DPL) today.

Olympians test positive for CERA
Six Olympic athletes turned up positive for doping in testing of samples from the Beijing Games, the IOC said yesterday.

Spalding Cup postponed
The Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) All-island Spalding Cup cricket play-off between urban Grace Shied champions Eltham High and rural Grace Headley Cup champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), which was slated to begin today and end on Friday at STETHS, has been postponed.

Jamaica win title
Jamaica's Under-16 netballers barely broke a sweat as they thrashed Guyana 74-9 to register their fifth consecutive victory and retain their Jean Pierre Caribbean Championships title at the Leila Robinson Courts late yesterday evening.

Lennon, XLCR final
It will be a battle of the heavyweights in the final of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) girl's football final when defending champions Lennon High School will tackle former champions Excelsior High School on Friday.

Richards gearing to shake mental bugbear
To go faster, Sanya Richards is learning she must slow down. So come the Jamaica International Invitational meet on Saturday at the National Stadium, expect the world's top ranked female quarter-miler to choose 'baby steps' to start her individual race season, the one she hopes will be her best ever

Ride with The Smoker
Nine starters have been declared for today's claiming feature, $470,000-$440,000, for the City of Kingston Centenary Cup over 1600 metres, including last year's winner STAISFIER.

Sports briefs
Former world-record holder Asafa Powell and reigning world champion Tyson Gay are on track to face off at the Reebok Grand Prix next month.

Anderson determined to earn his ticket to World Champs
Having to compete against the two fastest men in the world for a spot on a national track team is not something any athlete would look forward to. Just ask Jamaican Marvin Anderson.

Bulli spurs Kensington
Former national youth representative Dennis Bulli was in outstanding form on the weekend, bagging match figures of 9-72 and scoring 50 not out, as Kensington CC recorded one of two outright victories in the opening round of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Senior Cup competition.

Henzell delighted with crowd support
Kingston-based Nigel Wynter copped first place in one hour, 29 minutes and 37 seconds, while Nancy Pinchard copped the award for being the first female to complete the race 14th Jake's Off-Road Triathlon.

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