Maccabiah

Team USA unveil Junior Boys baseball squad

November 15, 2012

Team USA have named their Junior Boys Baseball squad to compete at next summer's 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Nathan Fish, who is the USA Juniors Boys Baseball Co-Chair, along with Joshua Persell, will coach the team, assisted by Eric Holtz.

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Myers targets top three finish in junior futsal

By Danny Caro, September 21, 2012

Laurence Myers is targeting a medal after naming his Team GB Junior Futsal to compete at next summer’s Maccabiah Games.

Manager Myers will be looking to improve on the last performance of a GB under-16 team who finished in fifth place at the 2009 event in Israel.

Following a series of trials, Myers and his assistant, Scott Warren, have selected an 11-man squad.

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GB looking for Equestrian stars to fulfill Maccabiah dream

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2012

Lianne Pollak has started a nationwide search to find competitors to represent the first-ever Team GB Equestrian team at a Maccabiah Games.

The GB sports chair is looking for anyone currently riding Grand Prix tests or jumping double clears at Foxhunter or above to take part at the 19th Jewish Olympic in Israel next year.

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Nathan names 18-man U18 squad for Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, September 13, 2012

Team GB Under 18 Open Football Manager Joel Nathan has named an 18-man squad for the 19th Maccabiah Games in 2013.

Nathan, who led the junior squad to gold at the 2011 European Maccabi Games in Vienna, has opted to balance experience with those who will be appearing in their maiden tournament, after selecting 10 of the players who represented Team GB last year.

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Maccabiah Games can help soothe post-Olympics blues

By Danny Caro, August 20, 2012

I’ve lost count of the number of people I’ve spoken to this week suffering from post-Olympic blues. Well, the good news is that there are only 334 days until another major sporting event — the Maccabiah Games.

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Team GB announce Tennis management team for 19th Maccabiah Games

July 17, 2012

Mark Simons has been appointed Chairman of Team GB Tennis for next year's 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Simons will be assisted by vice-chair Jan Feldman, while technical support and coaching advice will come from Ronnie Maxwell (LTA High Performance Coach), who will also serve as the GB Junior tennis team coach and team manager.

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Maccabiah table tennis trial dates announced

July 3, 2012

Trial dates for Table Tennis at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel have been announced by Maccabi GB, in partnership with UJIA.

The trials will take place at Kulanu in Kenton on Sunday July 15 from 1pm. The day is open to players of all age groups including: Youth (U18), Open and Masters (40+) and for both male and female competitors. Players of all abilities are invited to take part.

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Teddy gets Maccabiah opening

By Simon Griver, June 18, 2012

The Israeli government has announced that the opening ceremony of the 2013 Maccabiah Games has been switched from Ramat Gan to Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium.

A new stand, which is currently being built, will increase capacity to 31,000 for next summer’s Games as well as the final of the Euro 2013 under -21 championships.

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National Scratch competition details announced

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2012

The search is on to find the best Jewish golfer in the country.

The Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies and Maccabi GB have linked up to host the National Scratch Competition which will take place over two days at The Forest of Arden Golf Resort, starting on September 2.

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Bolle must go to 2013 Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2012

Over the coming months, I expect to receive a few calls from managers from the Team GB Maccabiah squad asking for recommendations and references for players from various squads. I’m always happy to help my country and I’m keen to ensure no player is ignored in the search for international glory.

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