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Sela storms into round two

By Simon Griver, January 19, 2015

Dudi Sela marched into the second round of the Australian Open following a marathon five-set victory over Germany's Jan Lennard Struff (57).

Sela, 29, defied his ranking of 106 to come from behind to claim a 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory in 210 minutes, to reach the second round of the grand slam tournament for the fourth time in his career.

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Brave Fortune deserved lucky break, says Cohen

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION THREE
REAL SOSOBAD 0 TEMPLE FORTUNE 1

Jonathan Cohen admits his Temple Fortune team rode their luck on their way to an impressive victory over promotion-chasing Real Sosobad in the coupon buster result of the weekend.

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First-half display cost MGBH, says Tropp

January 19, 2015

ENGLAND HANDBALL ASSOCIATION LONDON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE 2
MACCABI GB HANDBALL 23 THAMES II 29

Hat-tricks from captain Liam Stein and Adam Goldsmith could not stop Maccabi GB from slipping to a 29-23 defeat against Thames II.

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Teams prepare to do battle at MGB tournament

January 19, 2015

Excitement is building ahead of the biggest synagogue table tennis event of the year, with an upsurge in interest from first-time participants

Wembley, Borehamwood’s Beis Israel and Neveh Shalom in Harrow are amongst a number of teams looking to be crowned as winners of the prestigious National Shul Table Tennis League (NSTTL) Championships, supported by Maccabi GB.

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Shoffman keeps Mill Hill dream alive

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
FC TEAM C 4 AC MILL HILL 5

A man-of-the-match performance from Jason Shoffman inspired AC Mill Hill to a crucial win over promotion rivals FC Team C.

The battle for second place remains wide open after Mill Hill won a nine-goal thriller courtesy of a hat-trick from Ben Zloof and two from Jonny Kaye.

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Lions Vets lose cup semi on penalties

January 19, 2015

MIDDLESEX COUNTY FA VETS CUP SEMI-FINAL
BUSHEY SPORTS CLUB 1 MACCABI LONDON LIONS 1 AET (Bushey won on penalties)

Lions suffered defeat in the cruellest of ways, missing out on a County Cup Final spot on the lottery of penalty kicks despite putting in probably the best team performance in the five years since this side was formed.

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Oaks turned on the style, says Blank

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP QUARTER-FINAL
OAKWOOD A 6 HARMEN 2

Ric Blank piled the praise on his Oakwood team after they destroyed Harmen to clinch their place in the semi-finals of the MGBSFL League Cup.

Doubles from Dan Selwyn and Guy Helman set up a memorable win that takes Oakwood into the hat, along with holders Hendon and last year's finalists Norstar London Raiders A.

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Stock sparkles as Wolfson bids farewell

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP QUARTER-FINAL
NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A 3 MACCABI LONDON LIONS BLUE 0

Matt Stock was at his magical best as NLR boosted their treble hopes with an ultimately comprehensive victory over Premier Division rivals Lions Blue.

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Luzon misses Watford match

January 19, 2015

Guy Luzon was not in the dugout for Charlton's match against Watford due to issues with his UK work permit.

Following his appointment on Tuesday evening, the club had expected the required paperwork to be finalised in time for the Head Coach to take his place in the dugout at Vicarage Road.

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South Manchester hit Mace for six

January 19, 2015

MANCHESTER ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
MACE 1 SOUTH MANCHESTER SPORTS CLUB 6

South Manchester registered their biggest win of the season after hitting Mace for six in the MAL.

Captain Mike Stratton got South off the mark with a looping header from a Mike Filson free-kick.

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