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Canon sd 550 (and sd 200) shutter speed

Is there a way to set the shutter speed on the sd 550 and sd200. I hate getting blurry pictures. If I could set shutter speed it would allow me to take picyures of fast moving objects (eg sports events). I have set the iso at 400 to help but all my old cameras had shutter speed options allowing me to get non-blurry pictures. I have looked at the instruction book many times and can't seem to locate solution. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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If you check out a review site such as www.steves digi cams. com or even the Canon site to check out the spec of the camera to discover what shutter speeds are available. When shooting fast moving subjects try panning the camera on the object as you press the release this will[to a degree] keep the primary image sharp[ish] whilst blurring the background

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