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Gold, silver, bronze for Aussie cyclists

IT was an amazing triple treat for Australia in the men’s 40+ cycling time trial on July 9, with Alex Lehrer winning gold, Australian Maccabiah team captain Sean Bloch earning silver, and comeback king Josh Goldstat bagging bronze.

Australia’s epic futsal comeback

AUSTRALIA pulled off a miraculous last-minute victory over Brazil on July 10 to qualify for the futsal finals at the Maccabiah Games and keep their hopes of a medal alive. 

Levy smashes world record at Maccabiah

THE swimming finals kicked off in the best way possible for the Australian team at the Maccabiah Games, with two-time Paralympic gold medallist Matt Levy now adding the title of three-time Maccabiah gold medallist to his résumé.

A Maccabiah miracle

After an injury ruled goalkeepeer Amy Seskin out of the Maccabiah Games, the captain and coach of Maccabi Australia’s women’s football team found a miracle replacement in Perth's W-League goalkeeper Melissa Maizels.

Solomon secures spot at world championships

WITH time ticking away to qualify for next month’s Athletics World Championships in London, Australia’s Steven Solomon secured his selection last week by running his fastest 400m race since the 2012 Olympic Games final.

Stroll’s podium finish

"IT'S a dream come true," said 18-year-old Jewish Canadian Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll, who took third place at the Grand Prix in Azerbaijan last weekend.

Australia reaches finals of Asia Pacific champs

AFTER five wins and one loss during the tournament, the Australian lacrosse team faced Japan in the grand finals of the 2017 Under-23 Asia Pacific (ASPAC) Lacrosse Championships in South Korea over the weekend.

Jessica jumps back into form

23-year-old Jewish Sydneysider Jessica Fox – a three-time women’s C1 world champion – responded to a loss last week in the best possible way seven days later in World Cup round two in Augsburg, Germany by winning the C1 gold.

Katz brothers’ judo journey

JUDO’S Katz brothers, who represented Australia at the Olympic Games in Rio last year, are edging towards top 20 world rankings as they prepare for the 2017 world championships.

Boys deliver at Victorian championships

A TRIO of Jewish teens who’ve trained together for a decade achieved outstanding results at the Victorian Artistic Gymnastics Championships held on the June long weekend – rising above their own expectations.