Sport

Joy for Jay at Sydney FC

Talented teenager Jay Hirschowitz finished his first season as a Sydney FC Academy player with 29 appearances for the powerhouse club’s U16s side, which was crowned NSW Premier League Youth premiership winners late last month.

First Jew to win Bathurst 1000

Betty Klimenko, the daughter of Westfield co-founder John Saunders, became the first Jew to win Australia's most famous car race on Sunday.

Rifkin’s impressive debut in Holland

Daniel Rifkin nailed a personal best time on debut at the ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships in Holland last month.

Fox fightback at canoe slalom Worlds

Sydney's Jessica Fox won gold in the women's K1 (single kayak) at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in France last weekend, by a margin of more than four seconds.

Sela walks mid-match for Yom Kippur

Israeli tennis player Dudi Sela was only one set away from reaching his first ATP Tour semifinal in nine months when he stopped playing and walked off court ahead of Yom Kippur.

Strong showing at aerobic gymnastics nationals

Deborah Greenbaum from NSW and Taya Bergman from Victoria excelled at the 2017 Aerobic Gymnastics National Championships in Bendigo from September 20-24.

Blumberg dreaming big in England

After a tough start to English football, Sydney teenager Ryan Blumberg has made the U23s starting side at Charlton Athletic FC for four straight games.

Adriel weathers storm to defend SwimRun world title

Instead of dreading the treacherous conditions at the 2017 SwimRun World Championships, Sydney native Adriel Young and Sweden's Eva Nystrom embraced them to win their second straight mixed division world title.

Girls shine in NSW State League finals

Eight Jewish players represented the University of NSW in the Football NSW Women's State League grand finals last Sunday, with the U15s team enjoying a hard-fought 1-0 win over Parramatta FC

Channelling her courage for charity

It was 2:30am, pitch black and the water was barely 16 degrees when Sydney mother of three Rachelle Silver set off to swim across the English Channel to raise funds for Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia.