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There will always be room for the recreational cricketer, says Landau

August 5, 2014

Here's Mark Landau's take on the hot topic that is a merger of Jewish cricket teams in London.

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Israel tennis tournament cancelled

August 5, 2014

The Negev Israel Open has been cancelled due to security concerns arising from the conflict in the region.

The competition in Tel Aviv, scheduled to take place between September 15-21, had been set to become the first ATP World Tour event in Israel since 1996.

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LMV close in on promotion

August 5, 2014

London Maccabi Vale are just one win away from promotion after condemning North Mymms to their first defeat of the season in the Chess Valley League.

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Merger would be a win-win, says Lederman

August 4, 2014

London Maccabi Vale captain Neil Lederman shares his thoughts on why a proposed merger between the top Jewish cricket teams in the capital could work

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Lions end pre-season with narrow defeat

August 4, 2014

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There are encouraging signs that Lions striker Max Kyte is poised to hit the goal trail this season with another impressive performance on Saturday against Belstone.

Kyte will enter the new campaign after scoring two goals in each of the last two pre-season contests.

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Wingate late show stifles Lions

August 4, 2014

Wingate & Finchley continued their preparations for the new season with a 4-2 victory over London Lions.

The Lions stepped up the intensity of their pre-season, with the visit of Ryman Premier Division side Wingate & Finchley on Thursday evening. Given the gulf in the two side's positions on the football pyramid, Lions acquitted themselves impeccably.

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South west success for Head

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Shachar Head believes she has turned the corner after claiming the women’s title at the South West mid-year competition in Plymouth.

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Roger, 75, showing no signs of rustiness

By Brian Sacks, August 4, 2014

Less than a month after his 75th birthday, Roger Bruck is already the Southern Counties V75 record holder in both the high jump and long jump.

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Warner top of the docks

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Adam Warner won the 3k race at the London Region Open Water Championships at Surrey Docks.

Fresh from his silver medal at the Brighton Pier to Pier race last week, Warner was one of the first into the water and made his way to the front before making a decisive burst to the finish line on the six-lap, 500m circuit.

Warner said: "This sets me up nicely for the Nationals in Sheffield."

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NBA U-turn for Casspi

By Simon Griver, August 4, 2014

Omri Casspi’s NBA career is turning full circle with the Israeli set to rejoin the Sacramento Kings on a one-year deal.

Casspi is expected to sign a $915,000 deal. He said: "My agents are in talks For me Sacramento is like a second home. It is not only the club, I also feel connected to the community."

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