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Table tennis juniors win first GB gold

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Team GB's Junior table tennis took the first gold at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

The squad - comprising Zak Zilesnick, Jack Josephs, Ben Raine and Zac Mandel - swept the board, winning their semi-finals and final by 3-0 margins.

Zilesnick got the ball rolling in the semi-final against Austria on Wednesday, beating his opponent, Klein 11-5, 12-10, 11-6.

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European Maccabi Games Day 1 round-up

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

Team GB experienced mixed emotions on the opening day of the European Maccabi Games.

The Open futsal team went down 4-3 in a thriller against the much-fancied Australians.

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Gershfield on fire for GB in perfect start

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

A first-half hat-trick from James Gershfield helped GB cruise to an 8-3 victory in their opening match against Belgium.

Things got off to a nightmare start when Michael Sacks was sent off after bringing an opponent down as the last defender inside the first minute.

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Defeat for junior futsal team

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

Team GB's Junior futsal team suffered a 3-1 defeat in the opening match at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Captain Nathan Sollosi got GB off to a dream start with the opening goal.

Spain dominated from this point, rattling the post and putting the GB goal under incessant pressure.

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European Maccabi Games: Day One preview

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

The 13th European Maccabi Games get under way in Vienna today.

Team GB's 220-man delegation start with a match in the junior futsal competition.

Then it is the turn of Jonny Cohen's Open futsal squad who take on highly-fancied Australia.

All eyes will be on Ben Winston's Open football squad who start their medal challenge with a game against Belgium.

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Belmont & Edgware claim first league success

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2011

Excellent displays from Ashley Connick, Simon Taylor, Rafi Addlestone and Richie Wienburg helped Belmont & Edgware 1st claim their first success of the Middlesex Sunday League Division Two season.

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Schultz inspires LMV victory

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2011

A half century from the evergreen Martin Schultz inspired a depleted London Maccabi Vale 1s to a 43-run victory over Bharat Olympians in the Middlesex Sunday League Division One.

Playing with only three recognised batsmen, LMV, who were missing record run-scorer Adam Brand showed character and determination to maintain their title hopes.

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Cricket scoreboard - July 3

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
London Maccabi Vale 1st 173 (35 overs) Martin Schultz 62
Bharat Olympians 130 (32.3 overs)
LMV won by 43 runs

DIVISION TWO
Kensington and Chelsea 141 Ashley Connick 4-10
Belmont & Edgware 1st Simon Taylor 142 39
BECC won by 4 wickets

FRIENDLIES
Woodford Green CC 246-9 (40 overs)
MAL 127 (35 overs) Grant Pakter 60 not out

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LMV colts crush Totteridge Millhillians

By Danny Caro, July 1, 2011

Kate Moss has chosen to wear a dress by disgraced designer John London Maccabi Vale Under 15s cruised to an emphatic victory over Totteridge Millhillians.

Skipper Simeon Cohen lost the toss but LMV were surprised to find themselves invited to bat first on a glorious evening at a sunlit Rowley Lane.

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Erlich and Peer reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

By Danny Caro, July 1, 2011

Israel's Jonathan Erlich and Shahar Peer have reached the last eight of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon.

The unseeded pair overcame Brits Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae in a gripping contest on Thursday afternoon.

Erlich and Peer won the first set 6-4 but they found themselves 4-1 down in the second as Fleming and Rae mounted a comeback.

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GB stars ready to sparkle on the big stage in Vienna

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2011

The talking is almost over.

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Game over for Lipsky

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

Scott Lipsky, the French Open mixed doubles champion, is out of Wimbledon.

Lipsky and Rajeev Ram were beaten in four sets by Jurgen Meltzer and Philipp Petzschner in round two of the Men's doubles.

Fellow American Sean Berman bowed out of the Boys' singles in round two.

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NJCL Super Sixes

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

The NJCL Super Sixes got under way at St. Paul's last night. Here is the pick of the action: Photos: Chris Tofalos

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Winston: GB ready for action

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

Ben Winston came away from the Team GB's final European Maccabi Games warm-up match with plenty of positives following a 1-1 draw against Wingate & Finchley on Tuesday night.

A first-half effort from TJ Keterman put GB ahead but the Ryman League club levelled following an error at the back from Michael Sacks that was emphatically punished.

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Zahavi joins Palermo

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

Hapoel Tel Aviv striker Eran Zahavi has signed a five-year deal with Serie A outfit Palermo.

The Israel international, 23, caught the eye during Hapoel's Champions League campaign last season.

Zahavi hit 27 goals in 91 League games for Hapoel and was had the most assist in Ligat Ha'Al last season.

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Jacobson joins Shrewbury Town

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

Joe Jacobson has joined Shrewbury Town on a two-year deal.

Jacobson, the former Wales Under 21 captain, joins from League 2 rivals Accrington Town where he made 26 appearances after joining on following an initial loan spell from Oldham Athletic.

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Double delight for Peer

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2011

Shahar Peer enjoyed a win double at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Having progressed to the third round of the Ladies’ doubles with Cara Black earlier in the day, she then teamed up with Jonathan Erlich to beat the fifth seeds in the mixed.

The Israeli pairing overcame Aisam Quereshi and Kveta Peschke 6-3, 6-1 on Court 10.

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John Rubens Tournament

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2011

The top junior Jewish golfing talent was on show at Hartsbourne to contest the John Rubens Tournament. Here is the pick of the action. Photos: Marc Morris

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MAL 2nd claim 150-run victory

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

MAL 2nd claimed a 150-run victory over Belmont & Edgware 2nd in a friendly.

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Peer into round three of ladies’ doubles at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

Israel's Shahar Peer and Cara Black of Zimbabwe have reached the third round of the ladies' doubles competition at Wimbledon.

The 15th seeds made easy work of American duo Raquel Kops-Jones & Abigail Spears, winning in straight sets on Court 15.

A 6-2, 6-3 victory sets up a third-round clash against second seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik.

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