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Golden wonder Moran closes in on Rio

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Moran Samuel boosted her chances of qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro by winning gold at the Rowing World Cup.

Israel’s leading Paralympic rower crossed the line ahead of defending world champion Birgit Skarstin in the ASW 1 1,000m race in Varese, Italy.

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Wimbledon woe for Peer

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Dudi Sela will be Israel's only representative in the Singles event at Wimbledon after Shahar Peer crashed out in the final round of the qualifiers.

A 6-1, 6-4 defeat against American Bethanie Mattek-Sands means that Peer tasted heartbreak on a surface she struggles on by her own admission for the second time in three years.

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U18 footballers going for gold, says Zamet

June 25, 2015

Simon Zamet believes gold is a realistic target for Team Maccabi GB U18 Football at next month's European Maccabi Games in Berlin.

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Hemed signs for Brighton

June 24, 2015

Israel international striker Tomer Hemed has joined Brighton & Hove Albion.

Hemed, 28, agreed a three-year deal with the Championship club, who are owned by Tony Bloom, for an undisclosed fee after joining from Almeria.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton admitted he had been tracking the progress of Hemed for some time.

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BECC cut Oakhill down to size

June 24, 2015

Belmont & Edgware registered their first victory of the season following an excellent all-round performance against Oakhill CC.

After a long journey to commuter-belt Kent, skipper Adam Jacobs won the toss and decided to bat first on a seemingly good wicket with a fast, if scrub-like, outfield.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Weintraub and Glushko out of Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Amir Weintraub’s Wimbledon dream is over for another year after going down in the first round of the qualifiers.

The Israeli went down in straight sets against Bjorn Fratangelo of America in less than an hour.

There was also disappointment for Julia Glushko who fell in similar fashion at the AEGON Open.

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Thorne reflects on 'positive' Maccabi Junior season

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Laurence Thorne believes the future of Jewish football looks bright following what he described as “another positive season” in the Maccabi Junior Football League.

The MJFL drew to a close at the end-of-season awards ceremony in Edgware with 350 players and families in attendance.

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MGBSFL summer news, club and trials updates

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Here's the place to find out everything you need to know about the latest movers and shakers, pre-season friendlies, trials and training sessions.

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PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES

FC TEAM B 6 BLIZZARD STORM 3

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