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Meyer reflects on Commonwealth bronze

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Amy Meyer believes the 2016 Rio Olympics are the next part of her journey after winning bronze in the judo competition at the Commonwealth Games.

Meyer, 22, recovered from a first-round loss to win her repechage fight against Zambia before claiming bronze against Barbados in the under-48 division.

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Debate: on the virtues of a London cricket merger

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Talk of a possible merger between the top Jewish cricket teams in London continue. Here, two respected figures share their views

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Real will be fittest in league, says Shafron

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Maccabi League new boys Real Sosobad will get a helping hand from Bolton manager Dougie Freedman after sealing a sponsorship deal with leisure firm Focus Fitness.

The MGBSFL Division Three side will receive a new sponsored kit and the players will benefit from nutritional advice, plus occasional visits from Freedman, along with business partner Gavin Heeroo.

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Cricket scoreboard: August 3

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

It was a good weekend for London Maccabi Vale, South Manchester and Belmont & Edgware in the latest round of matches.

CHESS VALLEY LEAGUE DIVISION FIVE
London Maccabi Vale 267-9 Mark Landau 75, Adam Brand 73
North Mymms 178
LMV won by 89 runs

SEE MATCH REPORT

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Majestic Mayer puts Chigwell to the sword

August 4, 2014

Adam Jacobs praised his Belmont & Edgware team for a "fantastic effort" as they won a high-scoring encounter against Chigwell Synagogue.

After Chigwell were only able to muster eight players, Belmont lent them three - Phil Mayer, Matt Wetton and Jack Mendel - to ensure that the game went ahead.

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Centurion Lieberman batters Salford

August 4, 2014

A superb innings from master blaster Akiva Lieberman helped promotion-chasing South Manchester to a crushing 185-run victory over Salford.

Put into bat, South Manchester lost Shai Rabinovitz cheaply, but then took complete control of the match. A 230-run partnership for the second wicket between Steven Allweis and Lieberman guided them to 242 before the fall of another wicket.

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Maccabi beaten in Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2014

A stoppage time strike from Damjan Bohar left Maccabi Tel Aviv with it all to do after they went down 1-0 to Maribor in the Champions League third qualifying round first leg.

The Israeli champions were on course for a goalless draw when Bohar headed home in the 95th minute as the hosts boosted their chances of reaching the knockout stage.

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Records tumble in MAL run spree

July 30, 2014

MAL produced the biggest victory in the history of the club as records were sent tumbling at Old Camdenians.

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Injured Solomon limps out

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2014

There was heartbreak for Australian sprinter Steve Solomon in Glasgow on Tuesday night as he limped out of the 400m semi-finals with what looked like a hamstring injury.

In only his second competitive race since recovering from a similar problem, the Stanford University student made a promising start in semi-final three, but he pulled up suddenly clutching his thigh.

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LMV lifted by all-round improvement

July 29, 2014

London Maccabi Vale 1st returned to winning ways with a comfortable seven-wicket success over Lohana in Division Five of the Chess Valley League.

Vale went into their fifth CVL match of the season knowing a big improvement was needed if they were to get back on course for promotion.

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