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LMV lifted by all-round improvement

July 29, 2014

London Maccabi Vale 1st returned to winning ways with a comfortable seven-wicket success over Lohana in Division Five of the Chess Valley League.

Vale went into their fifth CVL match of the season knowing a big improvement was needed if they were to get back on course for promotion.

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Peter Morrison Trophy revamped

July 29, 2014

The format for next season's Peter Morrison Trophy has been changed to allow teams in the lower divisions a greater chance to progress to the latter stages of the competition.

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Warner wins London regionals

July 29, 2014

Adam Warner won the 3k race at the London Region Open Water Championships at Surrey Docks.

Warner missed last year's competition due to Maccabiah commitments and he used the race as preparation for next weekend British Gas National Open Water Championships in Sheffield.

The six-lap, 500m circuit saw swimmers compete in perfect conditions, with the water temperature was around 23 degrees.

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Flying start for Solomon

July 28, 2014

Steve Solomon remains on course for Commonwealth Games gold after advancing to the second round of the Men's 400m in Glasgow.

The Australian national champion showed no signs of the injury which had hampered him in recent months, finishing his heat in 46:26 in his first serious competition since the national trials in April.

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Lions beat Enfield in pre-season friendly

July 28, 2014

London Lions's pre-season schedule took a positive step in the right direction on Saturday, with a 3-2 win over higher league opposition Enfield 1893, who play in the Essex Senior League.

On a scorching, hot day, both sides implemented a real competitive edge to the game and it wasn't the weather that nearly ended up boiling out of control.

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Sela goes down in Atlanta final

By Simon Griver, July 28, 2014

Dudi Sela finished runner-up at the Atlanta Open, going down to hard-hitting American Jon Isner 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

Having reached the final of an ATP tournament for only the second time, Sela, 29, failed to become the first Israeli to win an ATP tournament since Amos Mansdorf in 1993, as he was blown away by the world no. 12.

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Cricket scoreboard: July 27

July 28, 2014

Here are the results from the weekend matches involving Jewish clubs.

CHESS VALLEY CRICKET LEAGUE DIVISION FIVE
Lohana 109 Grant Reingold 3-18
London Maccabi Vale 112-3 Joseph Greenwall-Cohen 33, Danny Caro 30
LMV won by 7 wickets

SEE MATCH REPORT

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South Manchester march on

July 28, 2014

A superb all-round performance inspired South Manchester to a five-wicket success in their latest GMACL against Foresters.

Missing several bowlers, South dominated the Foresters batsmen and it was only a brilliant knock of 70 by Natha, which kept them in the game.

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Players struggling to focus on football, says Garcia

By Simon Griver, July 28, 2014

Oscar Garcia admits his players are struggling to focus on football as Maccabi Tel Aviv moved into the third qualifying round of the Champions League with a 3-0 aggregate win over Santa Coloma.

Leading 1-0 from the first leg in Andorra, Eran Zahavi gave Maccabi a two-goal cushion in their ‘home’ leg which was moved to Cyprus due to the security situation in Israel.

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Israel lacrosse making big strides

By Darren Witcoop, July 25, 2014

Israel won new friends after a seventh place finish at the FIL World Lacrosse Championships.

Competing in their first major tournament, the men’s lacrosse team left America with their heads held high.

A creditable showing saw them top their pool by sweeping aside Sweden, Slovakia and Korea.

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