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It may have begun in tiers but ...it'll end in tears

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2011

The Manchester Jewish Soccer League is set to scrap its plan to run a new two-tier system after Westdene manager Steve Davis pulled out both his teams.

The league had planned to introduce a second division but having discovered that Westdene 1st and 2nd were designated to the bottom group, Davis withdrew the club.

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Twenty: 20 vision suits Salford and South

By David Gold, July 29, 2011

Salford will take on South Manchester in the final of the Northern Jewish Cricket League 9-a-side Twenty:20 after coming through their respective semi-finals.

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Record time for Warner

July 28, 2011

Adam Warner set a new course record on his way to retaining the South East and Sussex 5K Championships in Eastbourne.

Warner completed the course in 1:01.

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Glancy debate heats up

By Danny Caro, July 28, 2011

The row over the Glancy Trophy took another twist after it was revealed that this year's competition may have breached the Equality Act.

Last week we reported how the future of the premier Jewish golf competition was in danger because of the subject of exclusivity.

Now, Godfrey King, a long-standing member of Coombe Hill and Glancy veteran, has stepped forward, in person and not on behalf of

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Goodman's double joy

By Brian Sacks, July 28, 2011

Richard Goodman scored a double victory in the National Junior League in Bromley. He won the 800m in 1:57.54 and the 1,500m in 4:01.50, both by convincing margins.

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Olympics incentive

By Simon Griver, July 28, 2011

The Olympic Committee of Israel (OCI) has doubled the prize money for medal winners at next year's London Olympics.

OCI chairman Zvi Varshaviak announced that any Israeli gold medallists will be awarded NIS 1 million, compared with NIS 480,000 for the Beijing Games in 2006.

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I can go all the way, says Paris

By Danny Caro, July 28, 2011

Josh Paris enjoyed his first taste of Olympic competition where he rubbed shoulders with 3,000 elite teenagers from 48 European countries in Turkey this week.

A member of Team GB's 64-man squad, Paris, 15, was selected as one of only two boys in the GB's four-man tennis team at the 11th European Youth Olympics in Trazbon.

Having breezed through the first round of the Boys singles, Paris, car

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Glory for Goodkind

July 28, 2011

Max Goodkind continued his rise up the martial arts ladder with victories at two recent judo events.

With the IAPS Judo Championships and Hertfordshire School's Judo Championships titles already in the bag, Goodkind impressed at the International Judo Championships at the O2 in Greenwich.

Goodkind took the title of "London International Champion" after winning gold in his weight category.

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Teenagers in medal hunt in Philadelphia

July 28, 2011

JCC Max Benaim and Libby Walker have been named as the flag-bearers for Team GB's 43-athlete squad taking part at the JCC Maccabi Games in Philadelphia next month.

Tennis starlet Benaim and swimmer Walker have been rewarded for their efforts in raising funds for the trip.

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Success for Simons

July 28, 2011

Savannah Simons maintained her excellent run of form by winning two titles at the Chandos LTC tournament.

The European Maccabi Games triple gold medallist won the Girls Singles final against Monisha Kochhar with an authoritative display of control and power steering her to a 6-0, 6-0 win.

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