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Jewish stars rise on national stage

VICTORIAN teenage sprint sensation Ori Drabkin and Olympian Steven Solomon led the way for a talent-laden Jewish contingent at the 2019 Australian Track and Field Championships held at Sydney Olympic Park over the past week. 

Solomon’s relay team qualifies for worlds

THE result of the men's 4x400m relay at the annual Queensland Track Classic does not usually capture too much interest south of the Tweed River, but last Saturday's race in Brisbane was different – the stakes had suddenly become much higher.

Solomon’s home run

Based in the USA since 2012, Australian 400m runner Steven Solomon has returned to live in his home city of Sydney - and he couldn't be happier.

Heartbreak for Solomon, Mizrachi game but outclassed

Triumph turned to tragedy in less than 30 minutes for Steven Solomon and his three Australian teammates in a dramatic second heat of the men's 4x400m relay at the Commonwealth Games last Friday.

Fantastic five picked for Commonwealth Games

It's official – five Jewish athletes have made Australia's team for next month's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Solomon’s sizzling time ahead of Games

US-based Australian Olympian 400m runner Steven Solomon smashed a stack of men's indoor 400m records last week at the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Solomon returns to world stage

Taking his mark for Australia in the men’s 400m heats at the World Athletics Championships in London on August 5 was a milestone moment in the context of Steven Solomon’s running career.

The agony and the ecstasy

FORMER Emanuel School student Amy Meyer captured a bronze medal for judo last Thursday at Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth Games, but there was heartbreak for Olympic hero Steven Solomon, who tore a hamstring in the 400-metre semifinal on Tuesday night.

Montag’s international success

JUNIOR race walker Jemima Montag has achieved more success at international level, playing an integral role in Australia’s junior team that won the bronze medal at last week’s IAAF World Race Walking Cup in China.

Sublime Solomon sprints to third title

STAR speedster Steven Solomon made a successful return to Aussie soil on the weekend, when he took out his third 400m title at the Australian Athletics Championships in Melbourne.