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Haifa progress in Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Maccabi Haifa cruised into the third qualifying round of the Champions League with a 7-4 aggregate win over Borac on Wednesday night.

Leading 5-1 from the first leg in Israel last week, the Israelis fell behind after nine minutes when Branislav Krunić struck for the Bosnians at the Gradski Stadium.

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Ra'anana win T20 final

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Ra'anana won the first silverware of the Israeli ICA season after defeating Super Lions Lod by 26 runs in the Division One T20 Championships in Lod.

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Double blow for Israel at Euro T20

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Israel's ICC European Division 1 Tournament suffered a double blow as they were beaten by Denmark and Jersey in the space of a few hours.

Captained by Herschel Gutman, Israel were restricted to 94-9 from their allotted 20 overs.

Denmark cruised to an eight-wicket victory, reaching their target off 15 overs.

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Brave basketball players go down fighting

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

GB's basketball team found the going tough as they were well-beaten in their first two matches.

A 66-22 defeat against Turkey was followed by a 72-32 loss against Italy.

The team improved as the competition wore on, going down 43-31 against Germany before finishing with a two point reverse against Austria.

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Six new teams to join for season 2011/12

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011

Six new teams will be competing in the MSFL next season, as the line up for the 2011-12 campaign is confirmed.

Athletic Finchley, Boca Jewniors and SPEC FC will all compete for the first time, whilst Brady Maccabi and Brixton Old Boys have entered B teams and FC Team a C team, all of whom will compete in the fourth division.

The full list is as follows:

Premier Division

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Cricket scoreboard - July 17

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE

London Maccabi Vale 1st 226-8 (34 overs) Neil Lederman 52, Mark Bott 45

North London Muslims 205-8

LMV won by 21 runs

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Net gains for GB tennis stars

By Danny Caro, July 17, 2011

Savannah Simons was queen of the court – bringing home three medals.

The great niece of Jack ‘Kid’ Berg, the former British Lightweight champion, Simons, 16, won the Junior Girls singles and silver in the doubles and mixed doubles.

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Medals galore for MSFL stars in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

MSFL stars brought home medals galore from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Daran Bern, the MSFL Player of the Season, Redbridge teammate Dan Lee, together with Faithfold’s Paul Babai, Neasden’s George Fierstone and Ben Ellis helped GB bring home gold in the Open Football tournament.

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Medals galore for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Team GB produced an astonishing record-breaking performance at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna .

The 220-strong delegation won a mammoth 71 medals of which 31 were gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze.

The three-man swimming team of Trevor Pears, Hollie Singer and Naomi Ayrton claimed 19 medals between them.

Wonder kid Zak Zilesnick swept the board in Table Tennis, winning the singles,

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Cohen hails dream games

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

GB Team manager Samantha Cohen believes the 13th European Maccabi Games were a stunning success both on and off the pitch.

Involved in a Maccabi Games for the 17th time, Cohen was delighted as the 240-man delegation brought home a record medal haul.

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