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PA Soccer Chief’s Bid for FIFA to Sanction ‎Israel Backfires

PA Football Association head Jibril Rajoub not only fails to get soccer’s world governing body to suspend Israel, but ends up facing disciplinary proceedings over his incitement against Israel.

Report: Qatar Behind Argentine Game Cancellation

The same sources suggest Argentina, which hopes to host the 2030 World Cup, was reluctant to upset the Arab voting bloc inside FIFA.

PA, BDS, Score Media Win by Death Threat, with Argentine Cancellation of Jerusalem Game

On Sunday, PA Soccer Federation Chairman Jibril Rajoub called on Arab and Muslim sports fans to burn pictures and shirts of Messi if he attended the friendly match with Israel.

New Israeli Citizen Abramovich Brings Israeli Tech Startup Spot.IM To Chelsea

Chelsea will use the services of Israeli startup Spot.IM, a social engagement platform that builds online communities around digital content, in order to drive conversations between the club’s fans.

Palestinian Authority Condemns UAE, Bahrain for Competing in Giro d’Italia Bike Race in Israel

“This sets a very dangerous precedent that reaches the level of high treason to the struggles of the Palestinian people and their sacrifices.”

Guy Niv, Guy Sagiv, Picked as First Israeli Cyclists in the Giro d’Italia

"Sure, we could have gone with a stronger team to the Giro," the team manager said, "but we know that between their continuous improvements, their proven mental grit and the backing of their teammates, they will do everything to make it through."

Israel Gets its First Cycling Tunnel

“We use tunnels for good purposes, such as sports, in contrast to Hamas,” Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat told reporters.

New Drone Laws Going Into Effect in Israel, Judea and Samaria

Important changes and clarifications have been made in the laws regarding drone usage in Israel, Judea and Samaria.

Anne Frank’s Memory Turned into Anti-Semitic Taunts in Rivalry Between Italian Soccer Teams

One wonders how deep European anti-Semitism must be that the mere mention of the J word evokes a reaction similar to the N word in America.

Golden State Warriors Drop Israeli Omri Casspi

In 2009, Casspi was the first Israeli to be selected in the first round of an NBA draft.

Israel to Broadcast World Cup 2018 Free of Charge to Arab States

The World Cup tournament is the most widely-watched sporting event in the world.

Fastest Woman in Israel Wears a Skirt, Conceals Her Hair, and Honors Her Creator

Beatie Deutsch finished the Marathon in just three hours and nine minutes, beating her own estimated time for the race.

Israeli Cyclists Leave Reigning Tour de France Champion Trailing

“It might be Israel Cycling Academy’s best performance ever,” said team Chief Sports Director Kjell Carlstrom.

Government to Approve Shabbat Soccer Games with Haredi Tacit Approval

Last September, Netanyahu asked Deputy Attorney General Raz Nazri to provide recommendations to issue a sweeping permit to professional soccer on Shabbat.

Race Starting at Gaza Crossing to Commemorate Lt. Hadar Goldin Reaches Knesset

The purpose of the race was to intensify public discourse on the government's obligation to bring Hadar and Oron back.

World Runners to Participate in Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2018

The marathon will take runners on a 42-kilometer route through the city.
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Top NFL Players in Israel for a Week of Fun

Our friends at Boomerang have been selected to escort the tour and release videos for mainstream and social media.

11 Runners Injured, 2 Seriously at Tiberias Marathon

Two runners were severely injured and underwent resuscitation treatments. Nine others were lightly and moderately injured.

Beitar Jerusalem Star Headlines Ceremony for Bereaved Children at Teddy Stadium

"To see the tremendous mental power of the relatives of victims of terror attacks and to witness their joy of living, and their giving to all those around them gives us strength."

Saudis Ban 7 Israelis from World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships

FIDE stands to gain 20% of the total prizes, which may explain why they intend to allow the Saudis to discriminate freely against anyone they care to, as long as the checks are in the mail.

Jewish Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Reveals Abuse by Trainer

USA Gymnastics said it took "great courage" for Aly Raisman to speak out.

Abu Dhabi 2.0 – Israeli Judoka Blocked from Intl Judo Championship in Morocco

Will the International Judo Federation join Morocco in the BDS campaign against Israel?

Foreign Diplomats Compete to Show Speed Against Israelis in Jerusalem

Sometimes global competition played out in Jerusalem is fun.

Israel’s FIFA Victory, Great Palestinian Media Watch Success

"The FIFA Council has decided to refrain from imposing any sanctions or other measures on either the Israel FA or the Palestinian FA..."

Whatsapp Co-Founder Jan Koum Posts ‘Hatikvah’ to Honor Israeli Judokas

Unfazed, Tal and Gili sang the words to Hatikva from their places on the dais, where spectators could see, regardless of the noise on the speakers.

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