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Cricket scoreboard - July 31

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011


Israel 195-9 (50 overs) J Evans 65, R Schachat 38, W Shafiq 4-35
Belgium 124 (29 overs) R Sehmi 42, S Kristi 5-23
Israel won by 71 runs


Norway 120 (33 overs) R Schachat 3-30


MAL edged out by Edmonton

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

MAL were beaten by two wickets in an entertaining friendly that featured centuries on both teams against Edmonton CC.

Played on a blisteringly hot summer's day, two evenly-matched sides slugged it out, with the game coming down to the last over, with all three results possible.


Double delight for Israel Under 19s

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

Israel completed back-to-back victories at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 Tournament in the Isle of Man.

Play started late at King William's College on Sunday, but it was the only game not to see a reduction in overs.


Double delight for Tel Aviv

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2011

Strikes from Omri Kende, Toto Tamuz, Omar Damari and Elroy Cohen steered Hapoel Tel Aviv to a 4-0 victory over Vaduz in the Europa League.

Kende opened the scoring midway through the first half with Israel striker Tamuz doubled Hapoel's advantage in first-half stoppage time.

Damari made it 3-0 four minutes into the second half with substitute Cohen netting 19 minutes after coming on.


It may have begun in tiers but'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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.