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Sela tumbles out of French Open

By Danny Caro, May 27, 2015

Dudi Sela bowed out of the Men’s Singles at the second round stage following a straight sets defeat against Wilfred Tsonga at the French Open.

A first-round winner over Mikhail Kukushkin, Sela gave an excellent account in a tight first set before Tsonga broke serve to take the set 6-4.

The Frenchman stepped up a gear in sets two and three to complete a straight sets (6-1, 6-1) victory.


Magical Merom steers England FC into final

May 27, 2015

RAANANA 0 ENGLAND FC 0 (England won on penalties)

Tal Stern described Roy Meron as the "best goalkeeper in the Olim League" after England FC set up a final showdown against Inter Tel Aviv.

Merom was at his brilliant best as England ended the double aspirations of league champions Raanana.


Masters futsal on medal mission in Berlin

May 26, 2015

Phil Caplin insists Team Maccabi GB will go all out for gold in the Masters Futsal competition at the European Maccabi Games in Berlin.


Sela sets up Tsonga clash

May 25, 2015

Dudi Sela will meet Wilfred Tsonga in the second round of the French Open following an impressive victory over Mikhail Kukushkin.

The Israeli (89) reached the second time at Roland Garros for only the second time following his 7-6 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory over Kukushkin, who is ranked 32 places above him in the rankings.


South Manchester U9's win Salford League Cup

May 22, 2015

SOUTH MANCHESTER TIGERS 0 BEECHFIELD 0 (South Manchester won on penalties)

South Manchester Tigers under-nine’s secured the Salford League Cup following a nail-biting penalty shoot-out victory over Beechfield.


Israel Academy register first win

By Stan Rose, May 22, 2015

Israel’s Cycling Academy Team, just four months old, scored its first international success with a win in the fourth stage of the five-day Tour d’Azerbaijan event.

In a tough and fast race, Dan Turek won the penultimate stage following a strong and lengthy breakaway, while his fellow Israeli riders controlled the peloton.


Furman upbeat after leaving Doncaster

By Danny Caro, May 22, 2015

Dean Furman insists he is looking forward to a new challenge after leaving Doncaster Rovers.

Furman, 27, made 66 league appearances for Rovers after joining from Oldham Athletic in 2013 following a successful loan spell when he helped the club win League 1.


Lifetime best for Edwards

By Brian Sacks, May 22, 2015

Trafford sprinter Ellie Edwards, 18, set lifetime bests for both 100m and 200m in the Youth Development League in Doncaster.

Edwards, who won gold at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel, placed second in both events, in 12.5 and 25.7 respectively.


Maccabi make Flixton pay the penalty

May 22, 2015

MANCHESTER MACCABI 1st 2 AFC FLIXTON 2 AET (Maccabi won 4-2 on penalties)

Manchester Maccabi held their nerve to lift the League Cup following a dramatic final victory over league champions AFC Flixton.


MGBSFL top-scorers: final standings

By Danny Caro, May 21, 2015

Adam Ellis finished the season as the MGBSFL's top-scorer after an outstanding first season.


34 - Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)


32 – Daniel Garfinkle (Redbridge JC B – including 11 for RJC A)


27 - James Gershfield (Harmen)
Simon Moses (Blancos – includes two for Brady)