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President Rivlin to NBA Delegation: You Represent the Hopes and Dreams of Boys and...

"Sports have the great power to break down barriers between people from different communities."

PA Thai Boxing Champ Refuses to Fight Israeli Arab in Bangkok

Amit Madah, 16, from Kisra-Sumei, an Arab town in the western Galilee, is Israel's youth champion.

Confirmed: Death of Albanian ISIS Commander Behind Plot to Kill Israeli Soccer Team

"He was responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, including the failed plot to bomb the 2016 Israel-Albania soccer match."
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Poles Condemn Skinhead Attack on Israeli Soccer Team

The Polish government's statement said: "We strongly condemn aggression and violence against any person."

Israeli Boxing Champion Saves 5 Lives with Donated Body Parts

He could have chosen the easy service offered to an outstanding athlete. He preferred, instead, to serve as a combat soldier in the Sayeret Egoz special forces unit.

Bibi Gets a Kick Out of Soccer in Budapest

The prime minister has a great love for athletic sports, but as he told the team, he counts it as progress that "he didn't tear a ligament" kicking the ball this time.

Israel Designated as Host for 2018 World Lacrosse Championship

A delegation from the Federation of International Lacrosse arrives next week to inspect the stadium, brief government officials and meet with corporate moguls.

US Envoys Talk Sports With Israeli, PA Basketball Coaches

The coaches said they're looking forward to traveling together to the United States so they can compare coaching techniques with their American counterparts.

Excitement Skyrockets at Opening Night of 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem

A record number of participants has made this year’s Games the biggest ever, with athletes from 80 nations around the world competing in the Jewish Olympics.

20th Maccabiah Starts Thursday: 10,000 Athletes from 80 Countries, 150,000 Foreign Guests

The 20th Maccabiah will feature competitions in 40 different sports, including two new additions: lacrosse and bridge.

Orthodox Martial Arts Fighter Shot Dead in Boca Raton

'I would not be where I am if not for the endless support of my family, friends, team mates, coaches, all of my supporters and God above.'

Alon Day is First Israeli to Race in Top NASCAR Touring Series

Alon Day will be the first Israeli ever to compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a top NASCAR touring series.

Mayor Nir Barkat, NE Patriots’ Robert Kraft & NFL Hall of Famers’ Delegation Open...

"The Kraft Family Sports Campus will advance Jerusalem as an international sports hub."

Netanyahu Meets With ‘Hall of Fame’ NFL Football Stars

"Your game is not different from ours. Only difference is, If we lose, the consequences are -- immutable. And we’ve had enough of that in our history. So we won’t let that happen again."

International Jewish Athletes ‘RETURN’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

From July 4-18, the Maccabiah Games will have the added significance of coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the reunification of this year’s host city, Jerusalem.

1,500 Mats to Cover Rabin Square Wednesday as Israel Celebrates International Yoga Day

An official ceremony at 8 PM will include a message from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

#Funjews Taking Israel Day Parade to Next Level: River and Sky

'We wanted to take American support for Israel to new symbolic heights – and show our all-encompassing pride across sea, air, and land.'

Israeli Citizen, Former Tennis Star, Dies in NYC

The accident is the first for the New York Citi Bike sharing program in more than 43 million trips since its start in 2013.

Netanya to Host 2018 World Lacrosse Championship

5,000 athletes and fans from 50 countries will convene in Netanya, Israel, for lacrosse’s flagship international competition.
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Israeli Team Wins Nine Medals at European Wushu Championship

Israeli Athlete Anastasia Kirilyuk, one of the best in the world in this field, was awarded a gold medal as European Champion.

FIFA Delays Decision on Anti-Israel Resolution

"At this stage it is premature for the Fifa Congress to take any decision." Extension was granted till March 2018 for a compromise.

FIFA Deletes Anti-Israel Resolution from Congress Agenda

The FIFA council decided it's simply “too early” for the congress to make a decision on such an issue.

Jibril Rajoub in a Tizzy Over Netanyahu Conversation with FIFA President

Netanyahu allegedly called to ask the FIFA president to block the agenda item on sanctions against Israeli teams.

Omar Barghouti Awarded Peace Prize in New Haven, Confronted by Jewish Students At Columbia...

Members of the Students Supporting Israel (SSI) at Columbia U. held signs accusing Barghouti of lying about BDS.

High-Ranking PLO Member Jibril Rajoub Hit With $250M Lawsuit Upon Arrival in NYC

The case was first filed 11 years ago, but because Rajoub was not physically present it was withdrawn.

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