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Sela beats world No. 30 at Nottingham Open

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

Dudi Sela stormed into the third round of the Nottingham Open after surprising world No. 30 Joao Sousa of Portugal.

Sela, 31, was in impressive form in the first set which he won 6-3 before holding his nerve to see out the match after a second-set tie-break in a match lasting one hour and 29 minutes.

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Danny Caro's summer 2016 rumour mill

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

The summer months are traditionally the busiest time for teams to plan ahead and boost their squads for the new season.

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Kurrant explains why we are all going futsal crazy

By Darren Witcoop, June 21, 2016

JON KURRANT believes the emergence of futsal will continue to go from strength to strength following the participation boom with Jewish youngsters.

While numbers in the MGBSFL and MJSL dwindle, there is no stopping futsal – the world’s fastest growing indoor sport.

Kurrant, the head coach of ProFutsal Academy, has seen numbers rise with dramatic effect within the last year.

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Hapoel Beer Sheva to face Moldovian winners in Champions League

By Simon Griver, June 21, 2016

Hapoel Beer Sheva have been drawn against Moldovan champions Sheriff Tiraspol in the second qualifying round of the Champions League.

The Israeli champions will host the Moldovans in the Negev on July 12/13, with the away fixture the following week in Tiraspol.

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Silver-lining for Maccabi GB at European Maccabi Football Trophy

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

Maccabi GB returned from the European Maccabi Football Trophy with silver medals from Open Football and Open Futsal, in a competition where Maccabi France were the dominant force.

Things started badly for GB on the pitch as Daniel Shafron’s team lost 4-1 to France side who are believed to have fielded their Maccabiah squad.

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Jacobs leads from the front in win over Southlands

June 20, 2016

Adam Jacobs produced the starring role as Belmont & Edgware CC registered their third consecutive victory with a six-wicket success at Southlands.

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Israel gymnastics team secure gold at European Championships

By Simon Griver, June 20, 2016

Israel's rhythmic gymnastics team continued their preparations for the Rio Olympics by winning gold at the European Championships on their home turf in Holon.

Yuval Filo, Alona Koshevatskiy, Ekaterina Levina, Karina Lykhvar and Ida Mayrin were in a class of their own in the clubs and hoops competition.

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Seldin on course for world title fight after 19th win

By Mike Sinclair, June 20, 2016

Cletus Seldin continued his march towards a world title fight as he crushed Jesus Selig in the first round of their battle of the big punchers at The Paramount in Huntington, New York.

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Gould hits maiden century in London Maccabi Vale victory

June 20, 2016

Jonny Gould recorded a sublime century as he guided London Maccabi Vale to a convincing victory away to Spartan CC.

Carrying his bat throughout the innings to finish unbeaten on 101 not out, Gould brought up his ton, his first in all forms of the game, in the last over to the acclaim of his teammates.

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Arvedladza takes charge at Maccabi Tel Aviv

By Simon Griver, June 20, 2016

Shota Arvedladza has been appointed as the new manager of Maccabi Tel Aviv.

The Georgian replaces Peter Bosz who recently took charge at Ajax Amsterdam. Arvedladza has reportedly signed a one-year contract worth $1 million.

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