Table Tennis

Table tennis stars claim unprecedented treble

By Danny Caro, April 2, 2014

The Maccabi GB Table Tennis ended a wonderful season by clinching a memorable treble.

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Maccabi men lift Premier title

March 27, 2014

Jeremy Banks believes the future looks bright for Jewish table tennis after the Maccabi GB squad were crowned champions of the Wembley & Harrow Premier Division for the second time.

MGB were confirmed winners following the latest round of results, with London Academy’s failure to win sufficient points proving decisive.

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Stokes cashes in on televised event

By Danny Caro, January 10, 2014

Ashley Stokes pocketed $1,500 after reaching the last 32 of the World Championship of Ping Pong.

In a competition organised by Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Sport promotions - where players used traditional sandpaper rackets - Stokes, 24, reached the main tournament after finishing in the top four of the qualifying stages.

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Israeli government build new towns on Bedouin land

By Anshel Pfeffer, November 14, 2013

The Israeli government authorised on Sunday the construction of two new towns in the Negev Desert on land partly occupied by a Bedouin tribe.

The community of Hiran will be built for the national-religious community while the town of Kassif is to be marketed mainly to the strictly-Orthodox.

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National pride is up for grabs

By Danny Caro, October 4, 2013

Mill Hill are preparing to defend their National Shul League title at JFS later this month.

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I'm proud of what we achieved, says Katz

By Danny Caro, August 19, 2013

Team GB Table Tennis manager Dov Katz refelcts on his squad's performance at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Table tennis is the most demanding sport to win a medal at the Maccabiah. This year proved to be no different with many world-class professional table tennis players in action, from many countries including Israel, Russia, USA, France, Germany and Argentina.

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We’re on the top table, says Katz

July 5, 2013

While Team GB has high hopes for Table Tennis at the 19th Maccabiah Games, the event will do well to surpass the 2009 event for Dov Katz.

The joint-manager was going for gold in Israel four years ago, but returned home with much more.
He met his wife, Perry, and they now have a 15-month-old son, James. "These Games will be an emotional one for me," said Katz.

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Stokes comes out on top again

May 8, 2013

Ashley Stokes struck gold to win the Men's Singles competition at the Maccabi GB Table Tennis Championships in Willesden.

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Team GB unveils Maccabiah table tennis squad

March 4, 2013

Maccabi GB have selected the GB Table Tennis Squad for this summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

The squad is made up of four teams – Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Open Men and Masters – and is spearheaded by multi-medal winner and Maccabiah stalwart Dov Katz, also co-chair of the Maccabi GB international table tennis committee.

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Majestic Mill Hill triumph

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

Mill Hill are the national inter-Shul table tennis champions.

Last year’s consolation event winners claimed the top title in fine style against last year’s victors Norrice Lea at JFS in Kenton.

Led by Maccabiah veteran Dov Katz, a team featuring Leslie Samuels and Alan Rayne proved too strong for the
Suburb side who fielded their own Maccabiah medallist in Adam Black.

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