Ex-Aussie’s daughters hit the target in Israel

February 19, 2020 by  

Shira and Alma Ifergan have taken out Gold and Silver medals in their first Israeli National Youth Archery Championships. Read more

Gold medal winner Jemima to walk for Australia in the Tokyo Olympis

February 14, 2020 by  

Jemima Montag is turning 22 this Saturday and will have a double celebration as she has a confirmed spot in the Australian Olympic Team for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Read more

Maccabi Junior Carnival -a resounding success

January 29, 2020 by  

Maccabi Junior Carnival 2020 in Perth was an unbelievable week of sport, fun active social events and more sport. Read more

Maccabiah senior teams confirmed – now for the athletes

January 23, 2020 by  

The Australian Maccabi Delegation has taken an important step forward on the road to the 21st Maccabiah after having confirmed the senior leadership team, team managers and coaches for Australia’s delegation for the upcoming Games. Read more

Roy Nissany becomes Israel’s first Formula One driver

January 16, 2020 by  

Israeli professional sports car driver Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the UK-based Williams Group, making him Israel’s first Formula One driver. Read more

Israeli skier makes history by winning Israel’s first Winter Youth Olympics medals

January 15, 2020 by  

Israeli alpine skier Noa Szollos, 17, won Israel its first medals in the Winter Youth Olympic Games when she competed in the competition recently this month in Lausanne, Switzerland. Read more

Greek basketball fans wave Hezbollah, Palestinian flags; burn Israeli flag during game

December 22, 2019 by  

Fans of the Greek basketball team AEK Athens waved Hezbollah and Palestinian flags and burned an Israeli flag during a game with the Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem in Athens on Wednesday. Read more

‘Hatikvah’ played at Abu Dhabi’s Jiu-Jitsu World Tournament as Israel takes Gold

November 18, 2019 by  

Israel’s national anthem, Hatikvah, was played in Abu Dhabi on Saturday after Israel’s 17-year-old Alon Leviev won the gold medal in the Under-18 category at the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship. Read more

Israel to send biggest delegation ever to 2020 Olympics

October 20, 2019 by  

Israel is set to send to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo its largest delegation of athletes ever. Read more

Israel Cycling Academy to join World Tour in 2020,

October 3, 2019 by  

Israel Cycling Academy and Katusha Management have signed an agreement that will see the Israeli team race in the World Tour starting January 2020. Read more

Israeli rhythmic gymnast qualifies for 2020 Olympics, earns six medals in world championship

September 25, 2019 by  

Israeli rhythmic gymnast Linoy Ashram qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after being awarded a bronze medal in the all-around world championships on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Read more

International Judo Federation suspends Iran over its avoidance of competing with Israel

September 19, 2019 by  

The International Judo Federation (IJF) on Wednesday announced it had officially suspended Iran over its directive to its Judoka Saeid Mollaei to withdraw from a recent competition to avoid a contest against Israel’s Sagi Muki. Read more

It takes a team to support a team

September 10, 2019 by  

Australia’s proud history of participation at Maccabiah is set to continue at the 21stMaccabiah Games in 2021. Read more

A Hakoah hero passes away..

September 10, 2019 by  

Former Hakoah player and coach Gerry Chaldi passed away this week in the Montefiore Home in Sydney’s Hunters Hill on the day his daughter Alex was married in Israel where she lives. Read more

He survived Bergen-Belsen and the 1972 Munich Olympics and still competes

September 6, 2019 by  

Prof. Shaul Ladany is both a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in which he was an inmate for six months and of the terrorist attack on the Israeli Olympic team at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games in which he participated as a 50 kilometer race walker. This  week marks the 47th anniversary of the attack. Read more

Israeli Judoka Sagi Muki takes Gold at World Championship

August 29, 2019 by  

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki on Wednesday won the gold medal in the under 81 kg weight category at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo, becoming the first Israeli in history to win the title. Read more

Budapest plays host to 15thEuropean Maccabi Games

August 22, 2019 by  

The Hungarian Jewish Community were ecstatic to welcome almost 3,000 athletes from 42 countries as they played host to the European Maccabi Games. Read more

Finals beckoning for Maccabi women

July 31, 2019 by  

It has been a huge season for Sydney’s Maccabi Seniors Women’s AAW5 team, as the finals draw near. Read more

Sydney Athlete to Serve Commonwealth Games

July 29, 2019 by  

Sydneysider Matt Levy has been confirmed as a co-chair of the Athlete Advisory Group (AAG).

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Israel’s under-20 basketball team takes home European title for second year in a row

July 23, 2019 by  

The Israel under-20 men’s basketball team defeated Spain 92-84 to win its second consecutive European championship. Read more

Palestinian Football Association head loses FIFA appeal, suspension upheld   

July 21, 2019 by  

A special panel over the weekend rejected an appeal by Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) and upheld a verdict to suspend him for a year from attending FIFA events over his intimidation campaign against Argentina’s team before it was slated to play in Israel. Read more

Five races, five golds – Aussie swimmer stars in Maccabi Pan-American Games

July 16, 2019 by  

After a week of unforgettable sporting experiences, the 14thedition of the Maccabi Pan-American Games has come to an end. Read more

Israeli national baseball team takes first step in qualifying for 2020 Olympics

July 11, 2019 by  

Israel’s national baseball team took its first step towards qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo over the weekend, winning the Confederation of European Baseball’s (CEB) European Championships Pool in a perfect 6-0 sweep. Read more

Israeli Arab athlete shrugs off pressure in representing nation in competition

July 11, 2019 by  

Israeli high-jump champion Hanin Nasser, 22, was targeted by anti-Israel groups this week for representing Israel in the upcoming 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships. Read more

Israeli athletes come home with 7 medals from European Games in Minsk

July 1, 2019 by  

Israel’s delegation to the European Games in Minsk came home with seven medals, an impressive achievement that far exceeded the team’s initial expectations. Read more

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

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