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London Lions make a winning start

By Danny Caro, July 30, 2012

London Lions returned to Rowley Lane for the first time in four years and added to the euphoria with a 4-1 win over Sawbridgeworth Town in the Herts Charity Shield.

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Morehouse eliminated in quarter-finals

By Graham Morrison, July 30, 2012

USA fencer Tim Morehouse celebrated his 34th birthday by taking to the piste in men's sabre at the Excel centre.

After a first round bye he saw off the Russian Veniamin Reshetnikov 15/6 to progress to the last-16 stage.

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Olympic Games: Day 3 round-up

By Danny Caro, July 30, 2012

Here's the latest from Day 3 of the London Olympics.

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Israel's Amit Ivry trailed home in sixth place in the Women's 200m Individual Medley at the Aquatics Centre on Monday night.

Ivry, who had set a new Israeli record in the heats, made an impressive start but began to tire midway through the race. She eventually touched home in 2:13:31

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New chapter for Republic

By James Masters, July 30, 2012

Republic of Mancunia will play at a stadium with a capacity of 2,500 after securing a deal to host their home matches at the Accounts Direct Stadium in Flixton.

The MJSL side, who will be renamed Republic of Flixton, will share the ground with Northwich Victoria after signing a four-year contract.

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Raisman going for gold

By James Masters, July 30, 2012

Aly Raisman will go for gold in Thursday’s individual all-round artistic gymnastic final following a stunning qualifying performance.

The 18-year-old USA captain scored 15.325 on the floor and 15.1 on the balance beam on her way to recording an impressive 60.391 overall.

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Olympic Games: Day 2 review

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

It was a day of disappointment for Israel as the 2012 Olympic Games ended somewhat prematurely for several members of the delegation.

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Misha Zilberman bowed out of the Badminton competition a second consecutive defeat in Group One, going down 21-9, 21-15 to Singapore’s Derek Wong.

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London 2012: I gave it my best shot, says Peer

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

Shahar Peer had no complaints after she was swept aside by third seed Maria Sharapova in the Ladies Singles Olympic tennis competition at Wimbledon on Sunday.

Peer started well, breaking Sharapova in the first game but the giant Russian broke back immediately before going up the gears to take the first set 6-2.

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Olympic Games round-up: July 28

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

Danny Caro rounds-up the latest action from the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Israel's Misha Zilberman went down in straight sets in his opening match in the badminton competition at the 2012 London Olympics.

Zilberman, 23, was beaten 21-13, 21-12 by Jan Jorgensen of Denmark in the Group One match in the men's singles.

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Olympic Games tennis review: July 28

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

Israel made a winning start to the tennis competition after Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich won a tight first-round match in the doubles competition at Wimbledon.

The Israeli duo beat Spanish pairing Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (73) to move into the second round.

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Peer to play Sharapova

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2012

Israel's Shahar Peer has been handed a daunting first-round draw against former Wimbledon winner Maria Sharapova at the Olympic Games.

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