A Greek soccer player has been banned for life from playing for the national team after giving the Nazi salute during a game. Giorgos Katidis,...
The 20-year-old Katidis is pleading ignorance.
The need for such a Shabbat-considerate tournament came up last winter, when the basketball team of Houston’s Beren Academy had reached the semifinals, only to become the center of a national controversy.
This martial artist is 21, Jewish, Brazilian and a woman. Her name is Camila Minakawa. She also is a judo champ, so it is a lot safer for Israel that she is on our side – she made aliyah on Wednesday.
The Palestinian Authority is just as stubborn as Shimon Peres. Every time he tries to resurrect it, the PA buries it deeper. This time around, they kicked his “soccer peace” game in the teeth.
Israel UAV drones, usually used to by Brazil to guard its borders, will be hovering over FIFA’s Confederation Cup games this year to protect players and fans from terrorists.
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, had an appendectomy. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward had his appendix removed on Saturday night at...
President Shimon Peres and the head of the Barcelona soccer club announced on Thursday a special soccer match for peace that will include players...
On Friday, arsonists burnt down the Jerusalem offices of Beitar Jerusalem. The teams trophies, memorabilia, historical uniforms and more were destroyed in the fire, started by...
What do IDF soldiers and Super Bowl football players in common? They take charge, never back down and are team players. For example: IDF soldier Asaf Katz.
Art Modell, who died in September, helped make pro football a multi-billion dollar empire, but the late Jewish owner of the Ravens won’t make it into the Hall of Fame, at least not this time.
The Chicago Bears hired a Jewish head coach, Marc Trestman, to improve their pigskin prowess.
British soccer fans reportedly wrote anti-Semitic messages on the Facebook page of a local British club shortly after it hired an Israeli player.
Café Rimon used great court vision and ball movement, dishing out plenty of assist to win a thrilling 41-38 game over the Atoms, in the Red &...
New guidelines issued by the Italian Interior Ministry govern how police may halt or interrupt a soccer match because of racist or anti-Semitic behavior by fans or on the pitch.
City of Gold kept a perfect record and the top spot in the Red and Dr. Murrays Israel Basketball League, earning a 75-69 victory...
An 11-year-old New York girl was disqualified from the 2012 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships when she opted not to play her final match, which fell on Shabbat.
Emanuel Sheffer, the soccer coach who led Israel to the only World Cup finals in which it has ever participated, died on Friday at the age of 88.
FIFA generously plans to rebuild the Gaza soccer stadium. The stadium was used as a Hamas launching pad to shoot Fajr-5 rockets at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Avi Luzon, president of Israel’s football association, said Wednesday that Israel’s hosting of next year’s European under-21 football championship would not pose a security problem.
For the first time, this winter’s Super Bowl in New Orlean’s Superdome will feature kosher food for sale, according to a report in Kosher Today last week.
An article in the Baltimore Sun featured the conflict fans of the Baltimore Orioles have with the yearly Yom Kippur observance, showcasing how lovers of baseball keep their finger on the pulse of sports as the Day of Atonement takes place.
Nervous Anticipation of Iranian Terror Attack over Holiday Season; Israeli Soccer Team under Heavy...
Over the past few weeks, the Israeli counter terrorism command approached national security forces in Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, and Thailand, requesting that they increase both the overt overt security for Israeli tourists who will be traveling to these countries during the Tishrei holiday period (Rosh Hashanah through Simchat Torah) when hundreds of thousands of Israelis are expected to visit abroad.
A combat soldier in the Kfir Infantry Brigade, Sgt. Lee Rosenthal, is also one of the best bridge players worldwide. Just last week the Israeli bridge team placed second in the world bridge championship for competitors under the age 21 held in Taicang, China a week ago. The skillful players overcame teams from China, Italy and dozens of other countries, defeated only by the Dutch team by a single point. Among the team members are two IDF soldiers, completing their full service.
"Shame on you International Olympic Committee because you have forsaken the 11 members of your Olympic family, you are discriminating against them only because they are Israelis and Jews," Spitzer told International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, and then promised: "We will be back because until we hear the words you need to say because you owe it to them."