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Israel’s Sela remains upbeat despite being overpowered by Nadal

Dudi Sela’s hopes of reaching the last 16 of the Australian Open for the first time in his career may have been dashed on Friday, but he nevertheless left Melbourne with memories of a lifetime.
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Jewish guide to the Australian Open

AJN Sports editor Adam Blau previews the Jewish players to watch at the Australian Open, which starts at Melbourne Park today.

A jubilant Pe'er after her round one qualifying win. Photo: Peter Haskin

Pe’er one win from Aus Open main draw

Israeli tennis player Shahar Pe’er secured a berth into the third and final round of qualifiers by defeating Australian Anastasia Rodinova  6-1, 3-6, 6-1 at the Australian Open today (Friday).


Israelis through to Aus Open second round qualifiers

ADAM BLAU AT MELBOURNE PARK It was a positive start for Israelis Shahar Pe’er and Julia Glushko on day one of qualifiers at the Australian Open, with both women picking up wins and taking a step closer to a spot […]

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Junior Carnival kicks off

MACCABI Australia’s 33rd Junior Carnival got underway on Wednesday night in a dazzling opening ceremony at Melbourne Pavilion, setting the tone for an action-packed week of sport and social events for more than 440 Australian and New Zealand participants.

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Serry all set for smashing summer

RISING star Jacob Serry has been selected to play for the Victorian squad at the Cricket Australia Under-19 National Championships, which kicks off this week in Adelaide.

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Youth on the rise

FLYING from Sydney to Adelaide and back again, with a football game in between, isn’t the way most 16-year-olds spend their Sunday.

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Feisty fightback as trio triumph

JEWISH team Maccabi Sounds pulled off a remarkable comeback against highly-fancied opponents Deepdene to win the grand final of Metro League 2, last week at Albert Park.

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Montags mighty at schools champs

DYNAMIC family duo Jemima and Piper Montag were the sole Jewish representatives at the recent National All-Schools Athletics Championships in Adelaide.


Five-hour thriller in final

THE Victorian Maccabi Snooker Club’s 2014 premier season came to a thrilling conclusion last Thursday night with one of the longest and most entertaining Jewish Open finals in its 24-year history.