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Rampant Radus on top

By Brian Sacks, July 3, 2014

Lia Radus, 12, achieved a 1,500m season's best of 5:11.79 for victory in the Eastern Young Athletes League in Hendon, while her younger sister, Maayan, 10, recorded a PB of 5:42.39 over the distance at the same meeting.

Jessica Hurley, 16, set personal bests in both the 200m (27.98) and the 300m hurdles (50.48) in the Youth Development League in Eton.

In only her second competition following


Little back in business

By Darren Witcoop, July 3, 2014

Sam Little pocketed around £1,700 in prize money as he stepped up his bid to win back his European Tour Card.

Little carded eight under par to finish in 29th place at the Scottish Hydro Challenge.

The Rickmansworth professional posted scores of 66, 72, 70 and 68 during his four rounds on the Challenge Tour.


The challenge of unfinished business suits Richman

By Danny Caro, July 3, 2014

Rob Richman insists he can lead Norstar London Raiders to silverware next season after taking over from Phil Peters.

Following the merger between North London Raiders and Norstar, Peters led the A-team to the runners-up finishes in the MGBSFL Premier Division, which they led for several months, and Cyril Anekstein Cup competitions.


Haifa ready

By Simon Griver, July 3, 2014

Israel will host Wales in the Euro 2016 qualifiers at Haifa's new stadium next year.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey are expected to line up at the recently completed 31,000 Sammy Ofer Stadium on March 28.


It's all systems Joe

By Darren Witcoop, July 3, 2014

Joe Jacobson revealed how Wycombe Wanderers won him over by going the extra mile to seal his signature.

Jacobson penned a two-year deal with the League Two club ahead of the return to pre-season training this week.

The Cardiff-born defender rejected offers from a higher level to join the Buckinghamshire side.


Jacobson joins Wycombe

By Danny Caro, July 1, 2014

Joe Jacobson has signed for Wycombe Wanderers on a two-year deal.

The former Wales under-21 captain was released by Shrewsbury Town at the end of last season following relegation from League One.

Jacobson, 27, enjoyed an excellent season on a personal front - playing 43 matches and scoring four goals, as well as being named Supporters' Player of the Year.


Maccabi USA impress on GB trip

June 30, 2014

Maccabi USA came away with a perfect record from a three-game series against Team Maccabi GB in London, upon the English leg of their European Tour.


Cricket scoreboard: June 29

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2014

LMV claimed an impressive win in the CVL, while South Manchester slipped up in the GMACL.

Totteridge 206-9
London Maccabi Vale 207-4 Adam Solomons 119 not out, Alex Haffner 52 not out
LMV won by 6 wickets


Wilmslow 147 Steven Allweis 5-22
South Manchester 130
South lost by 17 runs


Giorgi ousted by Riske

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2014

Camila Giorgi missed out on a meeting with Maria Sharapova as she was beaten by Alison Riske in round two.

The Italian suffered a crucial break in the first set as she went down 7-5 in 52 minutes.

Riske stepped up a gear in the second set which she won 6-2 in 32 minutes.

Giorgi served three aces as well as seven double faults, while a total of 21 unforced errors halted her progress.


Depleted South Manchester slip up

June 30, 2014

South Manchester's GMACL title hopes suffered a blow as they went down by 17 runs in a low-scoring contest against struggling Wilmslow.

South started with only 10 players due to considerable unavailability of a number of key players, and unfortunately it showed against the bottom club in the league.