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Siblings pass test of time

By Brian Sacks, July 25, 2014

Sisters Maayan and Lia Radus were among the young Jewish athletes to improve their best performances in the Watford Open Graded Meeting series.

Maayan Radus, 10, recorded a 1,500m best of 5:33.88 to place third in the UK under-11 rankings, while Lia, 12, cut her respective 800m and 1,500m times to 2:31.10 and 5:10.98.


Israeli teams eliminated from Europa League

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2014

Hapoel Tel Aviv and Hapoel Be'er Sheva were eliminated from the Europa League at the second qualifying round stage.

Tel Aviv were unable to recover from a 3-0 first leg defeat against Astana, with a second-half penalty from Sasha earning them a 1-0 victory on the night in the second leg played in Larnaca, due to the security situation in Israel.


Mixed fortunes for Dunford in Glasgow

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2014

Jason Dunford finished fifth in the semi-finals of the 50m Butterfly at the Commonwealth Games.

The Kenyan swimmer touched home in 24.03 in a close race, less than a second behind race winner Benjamin Proud.

Earlier in the day, the 2012 Olympian was runner-up in his heat behind England's Benjamin Proud with a time of 23.76.


Meyer claims bronze at Commonwealth Games

By Danny Caro, July 24, 2014

Amy Meyer won bronze on Day One at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Having passed a late weigh-in to confirm her participation in the under-48 division on Wednesday, the Australian judoka claimed third place alongside compatriot Chloe Rayner.


Pre-season friendlies & signings

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2014

Keep up to date with the latest pre-season friendly results and new signings first and fastest here.

Strikes from Sam Castle and Alex Bowman helped Premier Division new boys Harmen overcome league newcomers Real Sosobad at Rowley Lane.




Maccabi progress in Champions League qualifiers

By Simon Griver, July 23, 2014

Maccabi Tel Aviv will play Slovenian champions Maribor or Bosnian champions Zrinjski in the third qualifying round of the Champions League after beating Andorra's Santa Coloma 2-0 in the second "home" leg.

In a match moved to Cyprus due to the conflict in Israel, Maccabi sealed a 3-0 aggregate win on Tuesday night.


Laws claims Maccabi table tennis crown

July 22, 2014

Adam Laws won men’s title at the Maccabi GB Table Tennis Championships in Edgware.

The top seed came through a field of 30 entrants, beating fellow England top 50 rival Eli Baraty 3-1 in the final.


Salford Blue Jays chop down Foresters

July 22, 2014

Salford Blue Jays secured their third win of the GMACL season after thrashing Foresters at St Paul’s on Sunday to leapfrog them and go fifth in the third division.

Victory was all the more sweeter as it saw SBJ avenge their Challenge Cup bowl-out loss earlier in the season.


The race for Fogelman reaches boiling point

July 22, 2014

Richard Fogelman has put every Maccabi Masters League team on red alert with his recent announcement that he will be plying his trade with the older boys this season.

After a staggering 42 goals in 16 matches for L'Equipe last season in the MGBSFL, the 2014/15 golden boot winner and Division Three player of the year is hot property.


MGBSFL Season 2014/15 format

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2014

Five new teams have entered the MGBSFL for seasons 2014/15 which begins on September 7.

1. Faithfold A
2. FC Team A
3. Harmen (P)
4. Hendon United Sports Club A
5. Maccabi London Lions Blue
6. Norstar London Raiders A
7. North West Neasden (P)
8. Oakwood A
9. Redbridge Jewish Care A
10. Woodford Wanderers (P)