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Bar-Or on track for 2012 Olympics

By David Gold, July 26, 2011

Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or reached the semi-finals of the 200 metres freestyle at the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, becoming the first Israeli to meet the criteria set for qualification for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Cricket scoreboard - July 24

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2011

EUROPEAN DIVISION ONE T20 TOURNAMENT

Israel 172-7 (20.0 overs) Herschel Gutman 70
Croatia 86 (17.0 overs) Eliezer Samson 4-11
Israel won by 86 runs
SEE MATCH REPORT

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Gibraltar 110 (19.3 overs) Herschel Gutman 3-15, Josh Evans 3-19

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Israel finish Euro T20 on a high

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Israel finished 11th at the European Division One T20 Tournament in the Channel Islands.

Having lost their five group matches, Herschel Gutman's men were beaten in the 9th-12 playoff, going down by 86 runs against Gibraltar – a low-scoring affair in which Gutman took 3-15.

However, Gutman led by example in the final encounter as Israel beat Croatia by 86 runs Les Quennevais.

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Clore Shalom win Maccabi Primary School netball tournament

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Clore Shalom won the final Maccabi GB Primary School Tournament of the year.

The Year 5 & 6 Netball competition saw three schools bring six teams to compete, representing their schools for the very last time.

Each side played each other once during the afternoon and all the girls enjoyed their opportunity to play one last time before moving onto their Secondary Schools.

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Hazard drafted in to boost Chigwell's Premier push

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Chigwell Athletic have landed a major coup after it was confirmed that Mickey Hazard, the former Spurs player, is joining the club on an advisory basis.

The move comes following a successful training day at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre where Hazard put the squad through their paces.

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Feigenbaum and Wienburg steer BECC to third win

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Belmont & Edgware registered their third consecutive Middlesex Sunday League victory, winning a relatively low-scoring contest against Haryom at JFS.

The top-of-the-table clash was played on a sweltering hot day, and Warren Averbuch's men went into it knowing only a victory would see them close the gap at the top.

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Kennet takes charge at Redbridge JC

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Eilon Kennet has been appointed manager of double winners Redbridge Jewish Care.

Kennet stepped down from a similar role at London Maccabi Lions A at the end of last season.

He takes over from Sam McCarthy, the JC MSFL Manager of the Year, who stepped down at the weekend, citing off the field commitments.

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Ali delivers knockout blow to Israel

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Israel's European woes continued as they suffered a fourth consecutive defeat at the European Division 1 T20 Tournament in the Channel Islands.

Defeats against Denmark, Jersey and Germany had left Herschel Gutman's men rooted to the bottom of Group B.

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Bronze for Olympic hopefuls Kliger and Sela

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Gidi Kliger and Eran Sela took bronze at the European Championships in Helsinki.

The duo, who have ambitions of taking gold in London next year, won silver in the 470 Class in 2010, but could only manage a third place this time around.

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Masilela deal falls through

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Maccabi Haifa defender Tsepo Masilela's move to Leicester has fallen through after the South African international failed a medical.

The Foxes were not convinced that a knee injury, which kept Masilela out for four months last season, has fully healed. Maccabi are now looking to sell the player to Genk.

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