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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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Synchronised swimmers in 2012 boost

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Anastasia Gloushkov and Inna Yoffe moved a step closer to winning a place at the 2012 Olympic Games after finishing 14th overall at the World Championships in Shanghai.

Competing in the technical duets, they recorded a score of 86.000, meaning they must finish in the top 24 of the Olympic trials to earn a place in London.

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NBA stars tempted by Israel loan move

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

The NBA's two Jewish stars ‑— Omri Casspi of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Jordan Farmar of the New Jersey Nets — have both held preliminary talks about a temporary move to Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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Assulin: I'm going nowhere

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Manchester City midfielder Guy Assulin has denied rumours he will be loaned to a Championship team for season 2011/12.

The 20-year-old Israeli, who joined City from Barcelona last November, played 69 minutes for the club's reserves last Saturday in a 2-1 win over Altrincham Town.

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Israel beaten by Germany

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Israel suffered their third straight defeat at the European Division 1 T20 Tournament.

An excellent unbeaten 109-run partnership between captain Asif Khan (59 not out) and hard-hitting Imran Choudhry (60 not out) led Germany to a convincing seven-wicket victory in Group B at FB Fields.

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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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