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Warner top of the docks

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Adam Warner won the 3k race at the London Region Open Water Championships at Surrey Docks.

Fresh from his silver medal at the Brighton Pier to Pier race last week, Warner was one of the first into the water and made his way to the front before making a decisive burst to the finish line on the six-lap, 500m circuit.

Warner said: "This sets me up nicely for the Nationals in Sheffield."

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NBA U-turn for Casspi

By Simon Griver, August 4, 2014

Omri Casspi’s NBA career is turning full circle with the Israeli set to rejoin the Sacramento Kings on a one-year deal.

Casspi is expected to sign a $915,000 deal. He said: "My agents are in talks For me Sacramento is like a second home. It is not only the club, I also feel connected to the community."

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Sela back to his best

By Simon Griver, August 4, 2014

Dudi Sela finished runner-up at the Atlanta Open, going down to defending champion Jon Isner 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

Playing in only his second ATP final, Sela, 29, was looking to become the first Israeli to win a major men’s singles title since Amos Mansdorf in 1993, but he was blown away by the world no. 12 who is more than a foot taller.

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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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