All posts tagged Commonwealth Games

Jewish Paralympian decides to retire

Despite the temptation of Tokyo 2020, veteran Australian Paralympic table tennis player Barak Mizrachi has announced his competitive retirement after almost two decades in the sport.

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.

‘Sasha’ leads medal feast at nationals

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS FRESH from winning two bronze medals for Australia at the Commonwealth Games, and faced with juggling studies for her half-yearly VCE exams and training for her first Australian

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.

Double delight for Jewish athletes at Commonwealth Games

JEMIMA Montag created Australian Jewish sporting history on Sunday morning when she won the 20km race walk at the Commonwealth Games.

Montag’s golden walk captivates a nation

We all hope and dream, but six months ago not even those in Jemima Montag's inner circle could have believed that she'd be a Commonwealth Games gold medallist in just her third 20km race.

Thumbs up for Levy’s golden Games

Until Monday night, North Sydney Paralympian Matthew Levy had achieved almost everything he could dream of in swimming – the sport he first took up for health reasons as a child living with cerebral palsy and vision impairment.

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.

Montag’s moment: Teen qualifies for Commonwealth Games

Teenage racewalker Jemima Montag will make her Commonwealth Games debut as part of Australia's athletics team for the Gold Coast games in April, after she claimed silver at the 2018 Australian 20km Racewalking and Oceania Championships in Adelaide earlier this week.