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MAL 2nd claim 150-run victory

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

MAL 2nd claimed a 150-run victory over Belmont & Edgware 2nd in a friendly.

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Peer into round three of ladies’ doubles at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

Israel's Shahar Peer and Cara Black of Zimbabwe have reached the third round of the ladies' doubles competition at Wimbledon.

The 15th seeds made easy work of American duo Raquel Kops-Jones & Abigail Spears, winning in straight sets on Court 15.

A 6-2, 6-3 victory sets up a third-round clash against second seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik.

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Belmont & Edgware reach cup final

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

Belmont & Edgware 1st XI will contest their second consecutive National Knockout Cup final with a comprehensive 8-wicket victory over London Maccabi Vale 2nd XI.

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MAL cruise past Southgate

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

MAL cruised into the final of the National Knockout Cup with a dominant, if at times a little sloppy, performance against Southgate at Old Camdenians in Mill Hill

With the pitch still a touch damp on top it came as a slight surprise that Southgate captain Richard Mitchell opted to bat first on winning the toss.

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Cricket scoreboard – June 26

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

MACCABI NATIONAL KNOCKOUT CUP SEMI-FINALS

London Maccabi Vale 2nd 96 (31 overs) Neil Myeroff 3-7

Belmont & Edgware 1st 96-2 Ashley Connick 42

BECC won by 8 wickets

SEE MATCH REPORT

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Peer progresses in Wimbledon doubles

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2011

Shahar Peer had a smile on her face after reaching the second round of the ladies doubles at Wimbledon on Thursday afternoon.

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ITC chief looks for new stars

June 23, 2011

While the country's top players experienced mixed fortunes at Wimbledon, Danny Gelley, head of the Israel Tennis Centre (ITC), was casting his eye over the next generation.

The CEO of the award-winning, non-profit tennis programme, Gelley believes that creating "good citizens" is the project's underlying goal and that producing world-class players is only "a positive spin-off".

The ITC, whic

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Grand sham

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2011

Shahar Peer struggled to fight back the tears as her terrible run of form continued with a shock first-round defeat in the ladies singles.

Seeded 22, Peer started well, winning the first set 7-5 against Ksenia Pervak (89) but the Russian raised her game in her first appearance at SW19, to win 7-5, 6-4.

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Bloom in

June 23, 2011

Claire Bloom has qualified for the 2012 European Triathlon Championships after finishing fifth in Rother Valley Sprint Triathlon in Rotherham.

Having recorded a personal best time of 12.48 in the swim and 21.59 in the run section, Bloom will now compete for GB in the age group team in Eilat next year.

Her placing was an improvement on sixth at the Speedy Beaver qualifier.

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Managers thank their lucky Stars

June 23, 2011

Norstar Old Boys' management team of Alan Dove and Jeremy Silverstone bowed out in style after announcing their retirement after a nine-year stint in charge of the Maccabi Masters team.

The match in Paris signalled the fifth leg of their end-of-season tours, following previous visits to Amsterdam, Munich, Madrid and Brussels, and the match against Maccabi Paris-West proved to be a competitive a

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