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A mighty finish in Mexico City

IN a powerhouse final week of the 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games in Mexico City, the Australian team earned another 13 gold medals to take their golden tally to 16, and their overall medal count to 50.

Hall kicks goal for the ages

SAM Hall, 51, was already a winner by simply taking her place in the starting forward pocket for the AJAX Jackettes earlier this year in the opening round of the VAFA women's division 4 season, as the team's oldest player.

Magic in Mexico

THE 10-day Pan American Maccabi Games began last Sunday with a razzle dazzle opening ceremony inside a packed to the brim Mexico City Arena, where Australia's largest ever team of 138 athletes were proudly led by masters swimmer Barry Carp.

Tockar triumphs at nationals

AN open men's gold medal win by Anthony Tockar at the 2019 Australian Full Contact Karate Tournament, held in Sydney last month, has come with a prized reward.

Carp to carry the flag at Pan American Maccabi Games

Swimmer Barry Carp has been announced by Maccabi Australia as the team captain and flagbearer for the 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games in Mexico.

Maccabi AJAX enjoys best ever season

MACCABI AJAX Netball Club is taking giant strides in 2019. Nine of its 11 junior and senior teams featured in season 1 semifinals, seven played in grand finals, and three became premiers.

Golden form at Oceania Championships

GOLD medal wins for Sydney's Steven Solomon and Melbourne's Jemima Montag at last week's 2019 Oceania Track and Field Championships in Townsville are helping both take the next step to achieving bigger goals to come.

Tidhar feeling grateful for second chance

THREE Jewish Australian athletes are getting pumped about making their debut appearances at the World University Games, which Naples will host from July 3-14.

Finals success for Maccabi tennis

MACCABI Victoria Tennis Club fielded three teams in the Moorabbin District junior Saturday morning winter competition grand finals last weekend, and one team in the Bayside Regional junior Sunday morning grand final.

Zac’s great state of play

AFTER being rewarded for his good form for Chatswood Junior Rugby Club through selection to the Gordon Highlanders U14 boys' rep team, Masada College student Zac McNeil and his side proved they are the best in NSW, winning the closest Junior Rugby State Championships grand final in recent memory in Orange earlier this month.