Sport

Kellerman qualifies for Australian Open

Adam Kellerman’s passion and poise was on full show as he won the Australian National Wheelchair Tennis Championship last weekend to qualify for the Australian Open.

Fingleson’s fine return

Olympian Gavin Fingleson made an Australian Baseball League comeback with the Sydney Blue Sox last week at the age of 41 - eight years since putting away his bat and mitt.

Werner’s bobsleigh race breakthrough

ASHLEIGH Werner is experiencing an incredible ride as part of the Australian women’s bobsleigh team that has begun a three-month quest to qualify in the two-person discipline for the 2018

Weight of the world

Leora Yates was on top of the world when she won four gold medals for Australia at the 2017 Australian and Oceania Masters Weightlifting Championships, Pacific Rim Masters Tournament and Masters World Cup in the Gold Coast last month.

Talented juniors climb tennis national rankings

Lara Kaplan and Jesse Gothelf are rapidly climbing the national junior tennis rankings after achieving stellar results at major tournaments, and last week were named the Maccabi NSW Tennis 2017 Junior Players of the Year for their efforts.

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Anticipation builds for Maccabi Carnival

Preparations for Maccabi's 36th Junior Carnival are well underway, with several hundred participants, in year 6 - 9, expected to travel to Melbourne for the week-long event from January 14 to 21.

Levy smashes world records

Paralympian swimmer Matthew Levy proved that world records can be broken at age 30 at the 2017 Australian Short Course Championships held in Adelaide from October 26-28.

Horwitz makes Barbarians debut

The opportunity to represent the famous international invitational rugby team, The Barbarians, for the first time has been "an amazing experience" for new Melbourne Rebels recruit David Horwitz.

The race that stops a religion?

This year's Melbourne Cup will have a Jewish flavour with two Jewish owners having horses in "the race that stops a nation" - Brae Sokolski and Soney Roth.

Looking for W-League glory

Two Jewish players will star in the Westfield W-League for the first time – for rival clubs – when the new season kicks off next week.