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Maccabi Junior Football League end of season report

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2011

MJFL league chairman Laurence Thorne looks back on the season.

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Game over for Weintraub

By Danny Caro, June 13, 2011

Wimbledon was over before it started for Amir Weintraub who was beaten in the qualifiers this afternoon.

The Israeli went down 7-6, 6-3 to Simone Bolleli of Italy in the first round of the qualifiers for the men’s singles.

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Wimbledon spot for Israel's Sela

By Danny Caro, June 13, 2011

Dudi Sela has received a wild card for Wimbledon, which starts next week.

Sela will climb to 81 in the ATP rankings after winning the Nottingham Challenger.

He beat Jeremy Chardy of France – 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.

An impressive run of form has seen the Israeli win his last 15 matches, steering him to three consecutive challenger titles.

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Israel in a whole new ball game

By David Gold, June 10, 2011

Israel has been invited to participate in the qualifiers for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, the first time the country will have performed in the competition.

Haim Katz, the President of the Israeli Baseball Association, told the JC that the announcement would be "revolutionary" for the sport in Israel.

"It is probably the most prestigious tournament any Israeli team has participated in si

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Back to basics for Sela

By Simon Griver, June 10, 2011

Dudi Sela will be forced to qualify for this year's Wimbledon Championships.

Ranked 94 in the world, the Israeli will not gain automatic entrance as he was ranked 147 last month when the entry criteria for the event were decided.

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Gold: Key defenders were our star men

By Danny Caro, June 10, 2011

London Lions manager Tony Gold praised his "defensive rocks" after Guy Morris and Adam Myeroff were recognised for outstanding achievement at the club's end-of-season awards.

Morris was voted Players' Player of the Year and Myeroff Manager's Player in a season where the club ventured into the South Midlands League for the first time and won the Herts FA Centenary Cup.

Gold said: "Myeroff was

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Trip of a lifetime

June 10, 2011

A team of Jewish footballers swapped their north London base for Ukraine this week.

In a ground-breaking visit, organised by World Jewish Relief (WJR) and London Maccabi Lions, the club played a youth team from Dynamo Kiev as part of a trip aimed at fostering links between young communities in the UK and Ukraine.

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Fabulous Fernandez

By Simon Griver, June 10, 2011

Luis Fernandez, the Israel manager, has been given a contract extension following Israel's victory over Latvia which kept alive their Euro 2012 qualification hopes.

First-half strikes from captain Yossi Benayoun and defender Tal Ben Haim kept Israel in contention for next year's finals with a 2-1 success in Riga.

Victory for the top two mean that Israel remain in third place in Group F, a po

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Chigwell & Hainault conquer BECC 2nds

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2011

Chigwell & Hainault claimed a 24-run victory in a friendly against Belmont & Edgware 2nds.

The east Londoners got off to a bad start after being reduced to 17-2, but a stand of over 200 by Rose and Lloyd Dudridge took the game away for BECC.

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Cricket scoreboard

June 6, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE

London Maccabi Vale 1st 281-8 (40 overs) Adam Brand 112, Martin Schultz 50, Alex Haffner 48

MTSCC 264-8 (40 overs) Joseph Greenwall-Cohen 3-49

LMV won by 17 runs

SEE MATCH REPORT

DIVISION TWO

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