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Warner's wonder show

June 23, 2011

Adam Warner maintained his excellent form with victory at the first-ever Great North two-mile race at Lake Windermere.

Warner, 21, won from a field of 600 swimmers. He also finished third in the one-mile race that attracted 6,000 competitors.

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The queens of Herts

June 23, 2011

Hartsbourne held off the challenge of 23 clubs from around Hertfordshire to win the Handicap Cup for the first time in 25 years.

A team consisting of Heidi Rosenfeld, Hayley Freedman, Lori Friedman and Valerie Lemer won the Ladies Inter-Club Foursomes at South Herts Golf Club.

The Handicap Cup is presented to the team with the best combined net scores and Hartsbourne won this with a combined

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Gold for Newman

June 23, 2011

Josh Newman took gold at the London Youth Games.

Representing Redbridge, Newman, 12, exacted revenge on two rivals, aged 17, who beat him last year, forcing them to settle for silver and bronze.

Leading after the set routine, Newman pulled away after the voluntary routine, winning by a healthy margin.

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Hartsbourne hold their nerve - and keep the Metropolitan

June 23, 2011

Hartsbourne have retained the AJGC&S Metropolitan Tournament.

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Brave Sela goes down fighting at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2011

Israel's involvement in the singles competition at Wimbledon ended in near-darkness on Wednesday evening as wild card Dudi Sela was beaten by 15th seed Gilles Simon of France.

For Sela, it was the end of a brilliant run that had seen him win 16 consecutive matches. He went down after putting on a brave and battling performance.

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Norstar FC announce exclusive link-up with Pinner JFC

June 22, 2011

As a club with their own eyes on their future, established MSFL outfit Norstar FC have entered into an exclusive link with Pinner JFC with the latter focusing on their core strength of developing youth.

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Franks heroics in vain for Maccabi

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

Ray Tammam, captain of Manchester Maccabi, praised bowler Daniel Franks following his team's defeat against leaders Ashton Allstars in the Greater Manchester Amateur League.

Franks put in a demon spell, claiming five-wickets, including a hat-trick, to dismiss Ashton for 79 and become the first Maccabi player that has taken five wickets since Tammam three years ago

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South Manchester fall short

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

An under-strength South Manchester just failed to overhaul West Didsbury in a close fought encounter in the Greater Manchester Amateur League.

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Maccabi National Knockout semi-final preview

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

The Maccabi Cricket National Knockout Cup semi-finals take place in London on Sunday. The first sees a repeat of last year's final with holders London Maccabi Vale travelling to Parmiters to take on Belmont & Edgware 1st.

BECC will be looking to kick-start their season after a disappointing start against an LMV side who secured their place with a five-wicket win over BECC's 2nd

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Chigwell & Hainault win Ronnie Shapiro Cup

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

The Ronnie Shapiro Cup, competed annually between Southgate and Chigwell & Hainault, is heading back to Essex after many years of dominance by Southgate after a nail-biting finish at World's End Lane.

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