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Dan on the top table

February 23, 2012

Dan Olsberg this week became the youngest player to represent the Manchester Maccabi senior table tennis section.

Manager Joe Flacks had no hesitation in pitching the youngster into the team when a place came available and he was certainly not let down against a strong Shawfield side.

Olsberg, 10, pushed all his opponents hard and Flacks believes that with a "little more experience," an amaz


Chisora should be suspended, says Waterman

By Danny Caro, February 23, 2012

Robert Waterman believes that Dereck Chisora should be banned following his brawl with David Haye in Munich.

Waterman, the UK's leading Jewish boxing promoter, pointed the finger of blame at Haye, whom he once promoted, following the altercation that followed Chisora's defeat in the world title bout against Vitali Klitschko.


Levi hits record ton

By James Masters, February 23, 2012

Richard Levi insists he'll never forget the day he announced himself on the world stage after hitting the fastest Twenty20 international century in history.

The 24-year-old South Africa star needed just 45 balls to reach three figures after smashing a record 12 sixes.


Dubai cheer for Shahar

By Simon Griver, February 23, 2012

Shahar Peer was given a wild card entry into the Dubai Championships three years after being excluded from the competition after the UAE refused her a visa.

Drawn against Fatma Al Nabhani (557) from Oman, the other wild card entry, in the opening round, the local media billed the game as Israel versus the Arab world.


Lions reserves lose top-of-the-table clash

February 23, 2012

Kent Athletic 4 London Lions Reserves 1

An afternoon of frustration for Lions as they lost out in the battle of the top two at rain swept Kent Athletic on Saturday.


JC MSFL Matchday 25 preview

By Danny Caro, February 23, 2012

The first major cup semi-final of the season takes place on Sunday as treble-chasing Hendon United Sports Club A take on North London Raiders A, while there is all a full programme in the JC MSFL and JC Barry Goldstein Cup. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.




Danny Caro's Division One TOTW: February 21

By Danny Caro, February 21, 2012

1. Ben De La Fuente (Norstar A)

2. Rob Blackman (Brixton Old Boys A)

3. Jamie Freed (Norstar A)

4. Ed Weisz (Brixton Old Boys A)

5. Jon Kaye (NW Neasden B)

6. John Weisz (Brixton Old Boys A)

7. Ricardo Engleman (NW Neasden B)

8. Jonathan Peters (Norstar A)

9. Alon Hershkorn (Brixton Old Boys A)

10. Anthony Kintish (Oakwood)

11. Jamie Fox (Chigwell Athletic)


Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: February 21

By Danny Caro, February 21, 2012

1. David Fox (North West Neasden A)

2. Cameron Most (London Maccabi Lions A)

3. Aviel Schwarz (London Maccabi Lions A)

4. Jonny Ellis (Brady Maccabi A)

5. Josh Lipman (Hendon Utd SC A)

6. Yoav Lebens (London Maccabi Lions A)

7. Josh Newman (London Maccabi Lions A)

8. Ben Lauffer (Hendon Utd SC A)

9. Josh Hershman (Brady Maccabi A)

10. Jon Green (Brady Maccabi A)


Danny Caro's Team of the Week: February 21

By Danny Caro, February 21, 2012

DANIEL CORDELL (L'Equipe) - “stand-in keeper saved a penalty, blocked two one-on-ones and dealt with every cross that came in. A masterful performance for our usual centre midfielder and I just can’t praise his efforts enough”

CAMERON MOST (London Maccabi Lions A) - near faultless display at the back against Raiders A


Vandermolen and Katz to lead GB Maccabiah Table Tennis assault

February 21, 2012

The management team for Table Tennis at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel has been announced by Maccabi GB, in partnership with UJIA.

Lee Vandermolen has been appointed Sports Chair along with Dov Katz as the Team Manager.