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Fox comes back to win World Cup series

IN contrast to her all-conquering, undefeated path to Canoe Slalom World Cup series glory in 2018 in women’s K1 (single kayak) and C1 (canoe), Jessica Fox had to find something extra special in the fifth and final round of this year’s series in the Czech Republic last weekend to emerge as champion – and she delivered.

Klinger finishing with flair

Runs have consistently flowed off Michael Klinger's bat throughout his 21-year career, and at 39 – in his last tournament before retirement – he is scoring a ton more.

Finals footy is in the air

Four AJAX junior footy (Aussie rules) teams will play in grand finals, and the men's Jackas qualified for the upcoming VAFA Premier C finals series for the first time in eight years.

Gold a weight off Yates’ shoulders at Worlds

Leora Yates showed mental strength is just as important as physical strength when winning her second straight World Masters Weightlifting Championships title in Montreal, Canada on August 24.

Jackettes brave in grand final defeat

AFTER an awe-inspiring run of form that surprised many other teams throughout the 2019 VAFA women’s division 4 season, the AJAX Jackettes succumbed to minor premiers Glen Eira/Old Mckinnon 3.2 (20) to 6.8 (44) in the grand final played in gale force conditions at Mentone Oval last Sunday morning.

Carp’s masterful meet at worlds

"IT has been incredible to have the opportunity to test yourself against the very best in the world," Michael Carp told The AJN from Gwangju in South Korea this week, after representing Australia in five men's 50-54 events at the 2019 FINA World Masters Swimming Championships.

Jewish triathlete trio look forward to Lausanne

THREE Jewish triathletes with contrasting ages and personal journeys will represent Australia in Olympic-distance events at the ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships, to be held in the picturesque Swiss lakeside city of Lausanne from August 29 to September 1.

Jackettes qualify for grand final

IN what was an outstanding weekend of footy for AJAX, its women's team qualified for the 2019 VAFA Division 4 decider by outlasting Richmond Central 4.5 (29) to 0.3 (3) in a preliminary final at Mentone last Sunday, while its Premier C men's team upset third-placed Old Ivanhoe 20.12 (132) to 8.5 (53) in round 14 to enter the top four for the first time this season.

Weill’s fond farewell

JEWISH swimmers Gabriella Goodridge, Ashley Weill and Jesse Nissen represented their states at last week’s School Sport Australia Swimming Championships in Melbourne – the latter two for the last time.

Jackettes jump towards finals glory

IN the VAFA women's division 4 pre-season at summer's end, AJAX footy club was struggling to even have enough players in their squad to field a team for the 2019 season.