Danny Caro

Wimbledon Day Four Giorgi progresses into round three

By Danny Caro, July 2, 2015

Camila Giorgi of Italy moved safely into the third round of the Ladies Singles following a straight sets victory over Lara Arruabarrena of Spain.

Giorgi, the last remaining Jewish player in the singles, breezed to a 6-0 win in the opening set, playing some flawless tennis.

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Wimbledon Day Two review Giorgi safely through

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2015

Italy's Camila Giorgi moved safely through into the second round of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon following a straight sets victory over Teliana Pereira.

The 31st seed was taken to a tie-break in the opening set, with a crucial service break earning her a 7-4 victory.

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Wimbledon heartbreak for Sela and Schwartzman

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2015

Dudi Sela, Diego Schwartzman and Jonathan Erlich experienced mixed fortunes on Day One at Wimbledon. Photos: Marc Morris

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Wimbledon Day One review Sela and Schwartzman tumble out

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2015

Diego Schwartzman and Dudi Sela bowed out in the first round of the Men's Singles at Wimbledon on Monday.

The pint-sized Argentinian right-hander was blown away in the opening set against Australia's Nick Kyrgios and he fared little better in the second, going down 6-2.

Schwartzman raised his game in the third, breaking the giant Krygios on Court 8.

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Hinawi makes a splash in Baku

By Danny Caro, June 26, 2015

Marc Hinawi claimed Israel's eighth medal of what is proving to be a hugely success European Games for the nation after impressing in the pool in Baku.

Hinawi registered a new personal best time of 15:25 in the final of the 1,500m after finishing third.

Reflecting on his time, which was also a junior national record, Hinawi admitted he had mixed emotions about the race.

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All change at Maccabi London Lions

By Danny Caro, June 26, 2015

Andy Landesberg believes relegation from the MGBSFL Premier Division could be a blessing in disguise for Maccabi London Lions.

The MLL Blue team finished second from bottom but Chairman Landesberg believes a management overhaul will help turn their fortunes around.

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Coombe Hill win Metropolitan tournament

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Coombe Hill swept the board at the Metropolitan Tournament in Kingston-upon-Thames.

Home advantage was evident as the host team, comprising eight male and four female golfers, won the majority of the prizes available.

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Golden wonder Moran closes in on Rio

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Moran Samuel boosted her chances of qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro by winning gold at the Rowing World Cup.

Israel’s leading Paralympic rower crossed the line ahead of defending world champion Birgit Skarstin in the ASW 1 1,000m race in Varese, Italy.

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Wimbledon woe for Peer

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Dudi Sela will be Israel's only representative in the Singles event at Wimbledon after Shahar Peer crashed out in the final round of the qualifiers.

A 6-1, 6-4 defeat against American Bethanie Mattek-Sands means that Peer tasted heartbreak on a surface she struggles on by her own admission for the second time in three years.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Weintraub and Glushko out of Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Amir Weintraub’s Wimbledon dream is over for another year after going down in the first round of the qualifiers.

The Israeli went down in straight sets against Bjorn Fratangelo of America in less than an hour.

There was also disappointment for Julia Glushko who fell in similar fashion at the AEGON Open.

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Thorne reflects on 'positive' Maccabi Junior season

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Laurence Thorne believes the future of Jewish football looks bright following what he described as “another positive season” in the Maccabi Junior Football League.

The MJFL drew to a close at the end-of-season awards ceremony in Edgware with 350 players and families in attendance.

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Maccabi Junior Football League awards

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

The Maccabi Junior Football League season drew to a close with 350 players, officials and family members in attendance to see teams collect silverware. Photos: Joel Seshold

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MGBSFL summer news, club and trials updates

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Here's the place to find out everything you need to know about the latest movers and shakers, trials and training sessions.

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Maccabi will be ready for Hibernians, says Jokanovic

By Danny Caro, June 22, 2015

Slavisa Jokanovic insists Maccabi Tel Aviv will not under-estimate Hibernians following the draw for the second qualifying round of the Champions League.

Jokanovic, who will be officially introduced to Maccabi fans this week, described the Maltese minnows as potentially “tricky” opponents.

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Danny Caro's summer rumour mill

By Danny Caro, June 18, 2015

Norstar London Raiders and Hendon United Sports Club took the major honours in season, so here we find out how their rivals are looking to strengthen to challenge for silverware in September.

Maccabi London Lions are considering breaking the bank in a bid to seal the signatures of NLR duo Liron Mannie and Matt Stock.

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Kristall can take Oakwood to next level, says Blank

By Danny Caro, June 18, 2015

Ric Blank expressed delight after confirming that Dan Kristall has joined the Oakwood management team for the coming season.

Kristall steered Leeds Maccabi to the MJSL treble this year and is now setting his sights on winning silverware in the MGBSFL in London.

Blank said: “Dan has been manager of Leeds Maccabi for the past couple of years and has done an unbelievable job up there.

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Israel claim gymnastics silver

By Danny Caro, June 17, 2015

Israel's team of Alona Koshevatskiy, Ida Mayrin, Yuval Filo, Ekatterina Levina and Karina Lykhvar has won the silver medal in the ribbons event of the rhythmic gymnastics in Baku - the country's third medal in the European Games in Azerbaijan.

The Israelis scored 17,350 points, surpassed only by Russia with 18,000 points.

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Woolf ready for EMG half marathon challenge

By Danny Caro, June 17, 2015

Oliver Woolf will represent Team Maccabi GB in the Half Marathon at this summer’s European Maccabi Games in Berlin.

Woolf, TMGB’s sole representative in the event, is an avid sportsman who has won a number of top goal-scorer accolades for his football clubs as well as playing tennis too.

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