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Net loss

July 21, 2011

GB's basketball team found the going tough as they were beaten by Turkey, Italy, Germany and Austria.

Power forward Joe Curtis and point guard Joshua Cramer were praised by joint-manager Craig Harris, who led the team with Tamir Grant.

Harris said: "In the end it came down to fitness and not taking our chances."

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Junior success bodes well for 2013

July 21, 2011

GB'S juniors accounted for almost half of the gold medals at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

While Zak Zilesnick stole the show in table tennis, David Garcia was the star turn in badminton.

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Maccabiah Games will be tougher, says Kyte

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

David Kyte believes Team GB can build on their success from the European Maccabi Games at the 2013 Maccabiah Games.

Kyte, the head of the GB delegation in Vienna, led a 240-man team that brought home 78 medals including 32 gold.

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MSFL still thriving, says Wolff

July 21, 2011

David Wolff, chairman of the Maccabi (Southern) Football League, has confirmed that six new teams will be joining the league for the 2011/12 season.

Athletic Finchley, Brady Maccabi B, Brixton Old Boys B, Boca Jewniors, FC Team C and SPEC will join Division Four, taking the league up to 51 teams.

Pinner JFC, Real Life and Zig Zag have withdrawn.

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Open warfare

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

The future of the community's premier golf competition is in danger after a number of clubs snubbed this year's event on the basis that it was exclusively Jewish.

We understand that a row between rival Jewish Societies has been brewing over the subject of exclusivity for several months and the figures speak for themselves.

The 2010 Glancy attracted 18 teams.

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Engel steps down at Harmen

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Mark Engel has stepped down as manager of Southgate Harmen B.

Engel was in management with the club for two years, one as assistant to Dan Sasto and one as the manager.

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Neasden sign Babai and Haik

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Neasden A have announced two big signings after landing Paul Babai and Jonny Haik from Premier Division rivals Faithfold A.

The pair were key players in the Faithfold team that were runners-up in the Peter Morrison Trophy and finished third in the MSFL.

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Super Stars dominate Super Sixes

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Two nail-biting finishes in the penultimate round robin matches were the highlights of last week's Northern Jewish Cricket League Super Sixes tournament.

The evening tournament at St Paul's began with tournament leaders, Star Sixes, maintaining their unbeaten record with a 10-run win over Manchester Maccabi.

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Haifa progress in Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Maccabi Haifa cruised into the third qualifying round of the Champions League with a 7-4 aggregate win over Borac on Wednesday night.

Leading 5-1 from the first leg in Israel last week, the Israelis fell behind after nine minutes when Branislav Krunić struck for the Bosnians at the Gradski Stadium.

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Ra'anana win T20 final

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Ra'anana won the first silverware of the Israeli ICA season after defeating Super Lions Lod by 26 runs in the Division One T20 Championships in Lod.

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