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"The [Palestinian] Olympic Committee made the decision, and as a competitor I cannot oppose them," the boxer said.
Netanyahu told the Olympiads: I received a message from Egypt yesterday. They told me,‘I want you to know, Mr. Prime Minister, that other voices were heard in Egypt.’
Anti-Semitism is still alive and well at the Olympics, and Israeli athletes do well to keep their guard up.
Rajoub condemned a successful peacebuilding event between Israeli and Arab youth sponsored by the Peres Center for Peace as a "crime against humanity."
There will be three Chabad welcome centers for Jewish visitors to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns from his post amid a massive corruption scandal just four days after being elected to a fifth term.
"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."
“If you believe that the 11 murdered athletes must be mentioned, stand for a spontaneous minute when the IOC president begins to speak,” said Ilana Romano, wife of Yossef Romano, a weightlifter who was murdered in the 1972 attack.
The International Olympic Committee has contacted the management of the BBC on Monday, and requested that they correct their listing of Jerusalem to say,...
For weeks now, I've been posting and writing about the International Olympic Committee's pathetic, disgusting and disturbing decision not to grant one moment, sixty seconds, of silence in memory of the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich - not once...in forty years. And today, I read an article about the heightened security concerns.
An online petition headlined "Tell the International Olympic Committee: 40 Years is Enough!" has garnered thousands of signatures. It is urging the Committee to honor at the Olympic Games this summer, the memory of 11 Israeli athletes who were murdered at the 1972 Olympics in Munich by the Palestinian terrorist group Black September.