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Thursday 15 Tamuz 5775 - July 2, 2015

Israel sent 134 athletes to the 2015 European Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan, as preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games. Bolstered by Sagi Muki's gold medal in judo, the Israeli contingent won a dozen medals in various venues.

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Baseball (MLB):
Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson is leading the Jewish Major League Baseball contingent with 19 home runs this season as of June 28, 2015. Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Valencia has the highest batting average amongst the Jewish players, and was batting .330 as of June 28.
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Basketball (Israeli Elite League):
Hapoel Jerusalem won their first ever league championship, defeating Hapoel Eilat in the two game series. In the first game, on June 22 in Eilat, Jerusalem coasted to an 80-65 victory, and Lior Eliyahu scored 12 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished off 7 assists for Jerusalem. In the second game, on June 25 in Jerusalem, Eliyahu scored 10 points to help Jerusalem seal their 88-68 victory before a packed house.
Amateur Ten-pin Bowling:
Izhak Dekel took first place honors in the singles event of the European Senior Bowling Championships held in Bologna, Italy June 20--26. Dekel led all 220 bowlers in the men's Group A division. He blasted the pins with a barrage of strikes and rolled a 279 in the fifth game of the 6-game block, averaging 229.17. Orna Karmazin averaged 182.17 for 18 games, bolstered by a 215 game, to finish in 6th place out of 96 bowlers in the women's Group B division, all-events. She then went on to take 3rd place in the 5-game round-robin finals.
Women's Golf (LPGA):
Morgan Pressel has made the cut in 12 of the 15 events she has played this year. She is averaging 71.00 for 53 rounds, and has four top-10 finishes. Pressel has earned $663,951 thus far this year. Laetetia Beck, of Israel, has made the cut in 5 of the 9 events she has played thus far this year. She has a 72.65 average for 26 rounds, and has earned $36,815 on the links thus far in 2015.
Women's Kayak / Canoe (ICF World Cup):
Jessica Fox of Australia had a 29th place and a first place finish in her two races in Krakow, Poland. She had a pair of second place finishes in her two races in Prague, Czech Republic.
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