Caro's column

Magnificent triumph of team effort

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

It’s been a monumental 10 days, ground-breaking in fact. And how they pulled it off I just don’t know. With 2,500 athletes in one hotel, the after party turned into one of the biggest Jew-dos of all time.

I almost had the shirt pulled off my back at the closing ceremony of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin. They just didn’t want to go home.

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A magnificent triumph of team effort at the the European Maccabi Games

By Alex Kaye and Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

It's been a monumental 10 days, ground-breaking in fact. And how they pulled it off I just don't know. With 2,500 athletes in one hotel, the after party turned into one of the biggest Jew-dos of all time.

I almost had the shirt pulled off my back at the closing ceremony of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin. They just didn't want to go home.

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Athletes rightfully feel the weight of history in Berlin

By Danny Caro, July 30, 2015

The first few days in Berlin have been something of an emotional roller-coaster for many people. Wherever you look you are surrounded by Jewish memorials and memories of the Nazi regime.

At times it has been quite chilling. Many questions have been asked, with one recurring theme - how and why? And most importantly, never again.

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Pre-camp postcard from the European Maccabi Games in Berlin

By Danny Caro, July 27, 2015

It's very hard to put the last 48 hours into context. The first ever pre-camp at the European Maccabi Games has given everyone involved plenty of food for thought. Many questions have been asked, with one recurring theme - how, why and most importantly, never again.

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Just this once, sport and politics mix

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Even if you do not like sport you cannot help but be immersed in the European Maccabi Games, which commence in Berlin on Tuesday.

It will be a poignant occasion for many people for many different reasons. Having covered previous EMGs in Stirling, Antwerp, Rome and Vienna, this one will be extra special for me too as I visit the hometown of my late father for the first time.

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For once, sport and politics mix

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Even if you do not like sport you cannot help but be immersed in the European Maccabi Games, which commence in Berlin on Tuesday.

It will be a poignant occasion for many people for many different reasons. Having covered previous EMGs in Stirling, Antwerp, Rome and Vienna, this one will be extra special for me too as I visit the hometown of my late father for the first time.

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Stop pointing fingers and get your finger out

By Danny Caro, July 16, 2015

It's easy for people to take pot shots at social media and point fingers regarding the drop in numbers in the MGBSFL. But that won't achieve anything.

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This year’s Wimbledon has been a real love affair

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2015

There’s been a real family feel around Wimbledon this week. First I had Jonathan Erlich telling me about the difficulty in spending time away from loved ones. Then, on the other side of the coin, American prodigy Emil Reinberg revealed he goes everywhere with his. Likewise Camila Giorgi, whose dad is rarely out of sight. He simply lives, eats and breathes tennis.

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Top prize is up for grabs now

By Danny Caro, June 4, 2015

The wait to find out who is the MGBSFL Footballer of the Year ends on Monday night at the league's end-of-season awards.

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Hendon were written off by many, but saved the best for last

By Danny Caro, May 21, 2015

The heat was off Hendon United after I tipped AFC Flixton to win the Peter Morrison Trophy and manager David Garbacz was delighted spectators at Oldham Athletic saw "the real Hendon".

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