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Styal Souths register five-wicket win over Blue Jays

June 6, 2016

Salford 154 All out
Styal Souths 155-5
Styal won by 5 wickets

Styal Souths registered a five-wicket success over Salford in the GMACL.

On a glorious day at Cheetham Hill CC, Salford won the toss and elected the bat in the Division Three contest.


Foreman cruises to victory in second comeback fight

By Mike Sinclair, June 6, 2016

Yuri Foreman won his second comeback fight by impressively stopping journeyman Jason Davis at the Resort World Casino in Queens, New York.


Oliel wins first junior tennis grand slam title

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, June 6, 2016

Israeli tennis sensation Yshai Oliel secured his first Grand Slam title after partnering Patrik Rikl to win the Boys Doubles crown at the French Open.


MJSL season 2015/16 review

By Darren Witcoop, June 3, 2016

Oakhill Lions restored former glories by winning the MJSL Joan Collins Premier Division title, while South Manchester Sports 2nd were the kings in the cup competitions.


Position: Champions


Myer ready to splash cash to improve MJSL

By Darren Witcoop, June 3, 2016

BRIAN Meyer says the MJSL are prepared to dip into their own pockets to avoid another fixture pile-up next season.

The league’s bosses are considering playing at least one cup competition on 3G pitches in midweek.

It follows on from them taking emergency measures to ensure this season’s MJSL season did not extend into June.


Israel to send record delegation to Rio 2016

By Simon Griver, June 3, 2016

Israeli officials have confirmed that the delegation will send its largest-ever squad to an Olympic Games this summer.

The group competing in Rio will surpass the 37 athletes who represented Israel across eight sports at the London 2012 games, as well as the 43 representatives in 11 sports that competed in Beijing four years earlier.


Foreman ready for Davis on road to new title shot

By Mike Sinclair, June 2, 2016

Yuri Foreman will make the second appearance of his latest comeback against journeyman Jason Davis at the Resort World Casino in Queens, New York.

Foreman, the former WBA world light-middleweight champion, fought for the first time since 2013 when he took a unanimous decision over Lenwood Dozier at the Barclays Arena in his home neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York, in December.


Radus runs out of luck

By Brian Sacks, June 2, 2016

Lia Radus narrowly missed out on a place on the podium at the Junior British Athletics One Mile Road Championships, held as part of the Westminster Mile series of races.

Radus, 14, placed fourth in the under-15 Girls’ event in 5:13, the same time as bronze medallist Lucy Olsen.


Bloch secures silver at Scottish Road Race Championship

By Stan Rose, June 2, 2016

Shani Bloch survived a high-speed crash just yards from the finish line to secure second place at the Scottish Road Race Championship.

In a strong break-away group of eight — including Israel’s star professional rider — which had formed early on in the short 42-miles race, Bloch and Eileen Roe opened up a gap a third of the way through the final lap in West Calder.


Israel beaten by Serbia in Levy's debut match

By Simon Griver, June 1, 2016

There were familiar failings as Israel slumped to a 3-1 friendly defeat in Serbia on that does not bode well for new manager Elisha Levy's 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Missed chances and a catalogue of defensive errors in Novo Sad cost Israel the game.