Clarke could be closing on cycling deal in Israel

January 10, 2022 by  
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Simon Clarke’s last-minute scramble to secure a new pro cycling contract could be about to pay off. Read more

‘Jews Always Run Away’: Fighting stereotypes in sports

July 31, 2021 by  
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A non-Jewish professional soccer player in the Netherlands has become the latest example of how the most virulent antisemitism can be directed at someone who isn’t a Jew, and yet is perceived to be one. Read more

Beitar Jerusalem cancels game against Barcelona following demand that it not take place in capital

July 15, 2021 by  
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The owner of the Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, Moshe Hogeg, announced that he is cancelling the friendly game against Barcelona due to the latter’s demand that the vent not take place in the capital. Read more

Fans ridicule Jewish man at European Championship soccer final

July 14, 2021 by  
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A Jewish actor and satirist detailed on Twitter how he was “racially abused” on Sunday night at Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom as he watched the UEFA European Championship final between England and Italy. Read more

Jordanian table-tennis player pulls out of match to avoid facing Israeli opponent

June 13, 2021 by  
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A Jordanian national table tennis player recently withdrew from the World Para Table Tennis Championships in Slovenia to avoid playing against an Israeli athlete, confirmed the Jordanian Paralympic Committee. Read more

Israel to send biggest delegation ever to 2020 Olympics

October 20, 2019 by  
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Israel is set to send to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo its largest delegation of athletes ever. Read more

Malaysia stripped of Para Swimming Championships

January 28, 2019 by  
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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

Water polo match between Spain and Israel cancelled following BDS pressure

November 7, 2018 by  
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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

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

September 18, 2018 by  
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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

People of the Boot: the triumphs and tragedies of Australian Jews in Sport…a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

June 3, 2018 by  
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‘People of the Boot’ is a neat pun as the title of a book about Australian Jews’ contribution to their country’s – and international – sporting life. Read more

Drutman markets the pros of the next generation

February 15, 2017 by  
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At the age of just 24, new Maccabi NSW board member for marketing, Daniella Drutman is helping to drive the cause of young people looking to take up elevated positions in the organisation. Read more

MacPlan 2017: the Maccabi NSW year ahead

Maccabi NSW Board members, professional staff and club representatives have met in Sydney to plan what is primed to be a busy productive year at the organisation. Read more

Unsporting behavior, a call to end Israeli athletic discrimination

October 19, 2016 by  
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One of the most enduring images of last summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro captured Islam El Shehaby, an Egyptian judo competitor, or judoka, turning his back on the outstretched hand of his opponent, Or Sasson, after the Israeli athlete’s victory in a bout that earned him the bronze medal…writes Ben Cohen/ Read more

Roll on Maccabiah

May 27, 2015 by  
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Maccabi Australia has announced the upper management for the 20th Maccabiah Games to be held in Israel in 2017. Read more

Maccabiah General Team Manager announced

March 5, 2015 by  
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Maccabi Australia is delighted to announce that Nikki Burger has been appointed General Team Manager for the 2017 Maccabiah Games. Read more

MacPlan 2015 released

February 11, 2015 by  
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Presidents and representatives of Maccabi Clubs have met to discuss  exciting plans in store for Maccabi NSW in 2015. Read more

Lara receives inaugural scholarship

February 2, 2015 by  
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The winner of the inaugural Maccabi Australia Rudi Roth Sports Scholarship was announced at the closing ceremony of the 33rd Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival held in Melbourne last week,and Maccabi Australia is excited to announce NSW Junior tennis player Lara Kaplan as the recipient. Read more

Anyone for tennis?

January 10, 2014 by  
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The Yeshiva University in New York is offering incentives for Australian top level tennis players to advance both their academic and sporting prowess within its campus. Read more

Maccabi NSW Awards

Two Olympians have received Maccabi NSW Jewish Sports Awards. Read more

Coming back for more

October 6, 2010 by  
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Three members of the U.S. team heading to Sydney for December’s Maccabi Australia International Games participated in the inaugural Games in 2006. Read more