Athletics

Radus sisters impress at Middlesex Cross Country Championships

By Brian Sacks, January 22, 2016

Sisters Maayan and Lia Radus returned from the Middlesex Cross Country Championships with a medal apiece.

Maayan, 11, took under-13 gold while Lia, 14, placed second in the under-15 race.

“The Wormwood Scrubs course was flat but very muddy,” Lia commented.

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Goodman in awe of Mo Farah

By Brian Sacks, January 15, 2016

Richard Goodman gave a solid performance for Team GB in the Great Edinburgh Cross Country 8K, the race that featured a rare defeat for Olympic champion Mo Farah.

Goodman finished 19th, 57 seconds behind American winner Garrett Heath, as GB won the team competition ahead of USA and Europe.

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Radus and Yawitch the cream of the crop

By Brian Sacks, January 5, 2016

TWO young middle-distance runners have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Daniel Sacks Awards for Outstanding Young Athletic achievement.

The Girls’ award winner is 11-year-old Maayan Radus. Coached by Phillip Kissi as part of the City of London School for Girls running group, Radus was undefeated in the five cross-country races she ran as an Under-11.

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Maayan wins gong in memorable 2015

By Brian Sacks, December 28, 2015

Two young middle-distance runners have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Daniel Sacks Awards for Outstanding Young Athletic Achievement.

The Girls’ Award winner is 11-year-old Maayan Radus.

Until recently Radus was a member of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers, but she is now coached by Phillip Kissi as part of the City of London School for Girls running group.

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Goodman's Euro mission

By Brian Sacks, December 3, 2015

Richard Goodman insists there is room for improvement after securing his place in the GB team for next weekend's European Cross Country Championships in Toulon.

Shaftesbury Barnet star Goodman was the third under-23 finisher in the combined senior/U23 selection race at Sefton Park in Liverpool.

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New regime working wonders for Goodman

By Brian Sacks, November 2, 2015

Richard Goodman maintained his promising start to the cross country season with two clear victories.

He followed up his success at the London Colleges League at Parliament Hill by winning the North of Thames Championships in Kingsbury.

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Maccabi Tel Aviv strengthen squad for Champions League

September 7, 2015

Maccabi Tel Aviv have marked their return to the group stages of the Champions League with the record signing of goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic.

The 19-year-old became the most expensive goalkeeper to join a Ligat Ha’Al club after signing from Red Star Belgrade’s for a record fee of €3m on a five-year deal.

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Hanna's silver is historic for Israel

By Brian Sacks, August 27, 2015

Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko made history this week by becoming the first Israeli femaleathlete ever to win a silver medal at the World Championships.

Knyazyeva-Minenko took the triple jump silver in Beijing on Monday to become only the second Israeli to win a silver at the event, after pole-vaulter Aleksandr Averbukh 14 years ago.

Defending champion Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia took gold wit

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Hanna's historic silver for Israel

By Brian Sacks, August 26, 2015

HANNA Knyazyeva-Minenko has made history by becoming the first Israeli female
athlete ever to win a silver medal at the World Championships.

Knyazyeva-Minenko took the triple jump silver in Beijing on Monday to become only the second Israeli to win a silver at the event, after pole-vaulter Aleksandr Averbukh 14 years ago.

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Youngsters home with sackful of medals

By Gilah Samuels, August 20, 2015

Team Maccabi GB's young athletes have returned from the USA with a staggering 79 medals.

Both boys and girls football teams, dancers, table tennis players,
swimmers and tennis aces were all among the honours.

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