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EMG Day Two review on Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

There were medals galore for Team GB on Day Two in Vienna.

MEN'S SQUASH TEAM WIPES THE BOARD
Rob Rackind, manager of Team GB Open Squash, was delighted after his troops romped to victory, taking gold in the men’s open competition on Thursday.

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Golden squash stars shine for GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Rob Rackind, manager of Team GB Open Squash, was delighted after his troops romped to victory, taking gold in the men’s open competition on Thursday.

A top-class line-up featuring Dave Lazarus, Sam Levin, 23, and former world No. 69, Matt Crawcour, 41, claimed respective 3-0 victories over Germany, Poland, USA and France.

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GB women put nine past the Germans

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Sara Lyons was the hat-trick hero as Team GB claimed their first victory of the women’s football competition, thumping Germany 9-1 in Vienna.

Swept aside 7-0 by red-hot favourites USA in their opener yesterday, GB bounced back in style, forging ahead inside the first minutes.

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Junior footballers maintain 100 per cent record

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Goals from Sam Zerovabeli and Michael Kenley saw Team GB make it two out of two as they edged out hosts Austria in the Junior football in Vienna.

Having won their opening match 2-0 yesterday, GB were quick out of the blocks with Zerovabeli headed home after 15 minutes.

Austria levelled five minutes later after a mix-up in the GB defence.

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Pears claims gold treble for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Trevor Pears added to Team GB's growing medal haul with three golds in the swimming competition on day two of the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Taking part in his first European Maccabi Games, Pears, 47, won the 50m fly, 100m freestroke and 200m freestroke.

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Team GB Medal table

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Team GB claimed an incredble 69 medals at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

GOLD (31)

Badminton Junior Singles - David Garcia
Badminton Junior Doubles - David Garcia/Dan Cohen
Badminton Mixed Doubles - Collins/Garcia
Badminton Junior Plate - Dan Cohen

Football: Junior Team
Football: Open Team

Golf: Men’s Gross Individual – Nicky Harris

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Goal blitz in European Maccabi Games

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Great Britain manager Ben Winston has warned his players not to get carried away after the open football squad started the 13th European Maccabi Games with an 8-3 demolition of Belgium.

The match got off to a terrible start for GB when central defender Michael Sacks was harshly sent off in the first minute after being considreed the last man by the officials.

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Israel looking good for 2003

By David Gold, July 7, 2011

Ronen Hershco believes Israel can host a successful European Under 21 Championship in 2013.

Hershco, the director of the national teams department at the Israeli Football Association, attended the recently concluded Under 21 finals in Denmark.

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Edwards eyes future glory

July 7, 2011

Trafford athlete Ellie Edwards, 14, trimmed 0.3 seconds from her personal best in the semi-finals of the English Schools Under 15 200 m Championships at Gateshead. Her time of 25.82 raised her to 17th in the UK age-group rankings. Tantalisingly she missed qualifying for the finals by a mere 0.02 seconds.

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Top talent back Sacks Award

By Brian Sacks, July 7, 2011

The JC is renewing its search for the community's young athletic talent, as the JC Daniel Sacks Award for Outstanding Athletic Achievement enters its second year.

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