Sport

Hart beats towards nationals

A knee injury and year 12 exams weren’t enough to stop Riley Hart from winning gold at the Victoria Elite Track Championships last month, which has qualified him for next year’s Track Nationals that begin on February 1.

Fox named NSW’s best athlete

Two-time canoe slalom Olympic Games medallist Jessica Fox was named Athlete of the Year at the inaugural NSW Champions of Sport Awards in Sydney on November 27, capping off another highly successful year on the rapids.

Greenbaum strikes gold

Sydney's Deborah Greenbaum clinched a well-deserved individual gold medal at the 2017 Asian Championships held in Osaka, Japan in late November.

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.