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Blatt reflects on 'dream come true'

By Simon Griver, June 27, 2014

David Blatt has been appointed Chief Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Blatt, 55, has made NBA history by becoming the first-ever person to be handed a chief coaching position without any prior experience in the NBA. He has signed a three-year deal and one-year extension option that could be worth as much as $20 million with performance bonuses.

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Bier strikes gold

June 26, 2014

George Bier lifted the Boys under-14 singles titles at the Temple Fortune Club Championship following a 6-1, 6-1 success over Eddie Lisberg in the final.

Bier will be looking to add to his tally when he represents Maccabi Team GB at this summer's JCC Maccabi Games in New Jersey.

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Rinast: We’ll take your breath away in Berlin

June 26, 2014

Rachel Rinast insists Maccabi Germany can build on their EMFT success at next year's European Maccabi Games in Berlin.

The German captain, who plays for FC Koln, inspired her team to victory over Holland in the final of the inaugural Women's Futsal event.

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Dudi loses to love (again)

By Laura Stadler, June 26, 2014

Dudi Sela has often cut a dejected figure following early elimination from Wimbledon. But not this time.

His defeat against Mikhail Kukushkin was a blessing in disguise. It gives him time to prepare for his wedding to girlfriend Marina Kavisher.

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Centurions earn MAL big win

June 25, 2014

Centuries from Yoav Lebens and Chris Tomasewski helped MAL maintain their 100 per cent start to the Middlesex Sunday League season with victory over Rajput Samaj.

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Salford miss out on GMACL 6's finals

June 25, 2014

Salford Blue Jays were one run and one wicket away from making the finals of the GMACL 6-a-side tournament on Sunday at St Paul’s.

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Glushko, Peer and Sela ousted at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2014

Julia Glushko and Shahar Peer bowed out in the first round of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Competing in the main draw for the first time, Glushko was ultimately outclassed by last year's runner-up Sabine Lisicki.

The Israeli went down 6-2, 6-1 in just under an hour on Centre Court.

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Blatt seals Cleveland move

By Simon Griver, June 24, 2014

David Blatt has been appointed Chief Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Blatt, 55, has made NBA history by becoming the first-ever person to be handed a chief coaching position without any prior experience in the NBA. He has signed a three-year deal and a one-year extension option that could be worth as much as $20 million with performance bonuses.

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Good draw for Maccabi Tel Aviv

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2014

Maccabi Tel-Aviv will face minnows FC Santa Coloma or FC Banants in the second qualifying round of the 2014/15 Champions League.

The Israeli champions will be expected to overcome their Armenian opponents and book their place in the third qualifying round. The first leg is scheduled for July 15/16, with the return taking place on July 22/23.

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South Manchester reach T20 final

June 23, 2014

South Manchester reached the final of the Greater Manchester Amateur League’s T20 following a six-wicket success over Wilmslow.

Dan Glicher had early success with the ball at Offerton, bringing the dangerous Kazi to the crease. The south bowlers were hit to all parts of the ground as he, along with Metzelaar, took advantage of some sloppy fielding and dropped catches.

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