Maccabi NSW honours its stars

April 4, 2019 by  

Maccabi has held its annual Jewish Sports Awards to recognise great sporting achievements for the calendar year 2018. [Read more]

Malaysia stripped of Para Swimming Championships

January 28, 2019 by  

Malaysia has been stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championship following failing to guarantee Israeli Para swimmers’ participation. [Read more]

Hamas, Pro-Palestinian orgs side with Malaysia’s boycott of Israeli para-swimmers

January 14, 2019 by  

The Malaysian government announced last week that it would deny Israeli para-swimmers visas for the 2019 World Para Swimmers (WPS) Championship slated to take place in Kuching in July, prompting the International Paralympic Committee to intervene. [Read more]

Paddling her canoe

December 14, 2018 by  

Paddler Jessica Fox has won the national 2018 AIS Sport Performance Female Athlete of the Year Award…and her mother was named coach of the year. [Read more]

Maccabi Australia set for a Big 2019

December 4, 2018 by  

Maccabi Australia is set for a big 2019 and has some ambitious plans for the year ahead. [Read more]

Water polo match between Spain and Israel cancelled following BDS pressure

November 7, 2018 by  

The Molins de Rei Municipality in Catalonia, Spain has left Israel’s women water polo team in the lurch after cancelling the venue for a water polo match between Israel and Spain, due to pressure from anti-Israel boycott movements. [Read more]

An award for the house Dan built

October 21, 2018 by  

Budo for Peace, founded by former Sydneysider Danny Hakim. has won the REGIONAL NGO OF THE YEAR 2018 @peaceandsportAwards, awarded based on this Israeli non-profit NGO’s outstanding contribution to peace in the world using the power of sport. [Read more]

Chelsea FC and WJC to convene international summit in Paris to fight racism in sports

September 18, 2018 by  

The World Jewish Congress and its President Ronald S. Lauder, together with senior officials of the top English soccer team Chelsea Football Club have announced that they will convene an international summit in 2019 to battle discrimination, racism and antisemitism in sports. [Read more]

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