“This is yet another landmark moment for Israeli sport."
"Once I found out, I decided to withdraw from the project."
The Israel Cycling Academy (ICA) on Wednesday announced its partnership with Start-Up Nation Central, a Tel Aviv-based non-profit organization that connects companies around the...
The deputy director general of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), Margarita Pakhnotskaya, said the WADA decision was "well-expected."
Amir Assad is slated to face an Iranian opponent on Wednesday, but the Israeli team estimates that the Iranian will boycott Assad as well.
Playing the Israeli anthem at the podium, which has happened twice in the last month, would not have been possible until last year, when the United Arab Emirates reversed its ban of Israeli athletes using their country’s symbols such as the flag and anthem at tournaments hosted by the UAE.
The charity brings children to Israel from Africa and other parts of the world for life-changing heart surgery at Wolfson Hospital.
Numerous countries, including Canada, Korea, Holland, Ukraine and most recently Russia, have adopted an Israeli method for chess education developed and implemented in Israel's coastal city of Rishon Lezion.
Alon Leviev beat competitors from Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, as well as an athlete from Abu Dhabi, in the final, to win the gold in the under-55-kilograms (121 pounds) weight category.
The Sport Club Corinthians Paulista is one of Brazil’s most successful football clubs and is estimated to have over 30 million supporters.
“Now I can fully concentrate on judo and the preparation for the next IJF events and for the Olympic Games.”
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The Israeli team included 13 athletes consisting of nine men and four women.
Friedman receives an athletic scholarship from the Samaria Regional Council, as well as funding for his flights abroad to participate in competitions.
“We kept our hats on for our national anthem—to show that God is above. We took our hats off for the national anthems of the other countries.”
Back in 2018, the Saudis refused to play the PA team in Ramallah in a FIFA qualifying match, and the game was played in Jordan instead.
The ICA's Canadian billionaire sponsor Sylvan Adams, who made Aliyah in 2015 and lives in Tel Aviv, has been eager for his team to step up to the Tour de France.
Kurtz's plan—which worked stunningly—was to recruit Jewish American players, get them to make aliyah in an accelerated process with the help of Nefesh B'Nefesh, then become the best team in Europe.
Iran has been forcing its sportsmen to avoid playing against Israelis
He followed his orders because the Iranians threatened his family.
This is not the first time an Egyptian judoka refuses to shake the hand of an Israeli rival who had defeated him.
“I came close to losing but I gave it everything and I never stopped believing."
CFC has been mired in an ongoing fight with its far-right supporters for a few months now, and has already lost some of its older fans as far-right hooligan presence has increased.
"I’m a coach and my job is to lead, to teach and inspire many people. The fact that I’m not that mobile or active does not affect my mental ability to do these things."
"Today Maccabi signed up not just a player, it signed up a fan."
Even before the Wednesday attack, Strasbourg police issued extremely restrictive instructions to the fans of Maccabi Haifa.
"I take my hat off to you all, not only on behalf of the State of Israel, but also as a person who has been a sports fan for 70 years, from the age of 10."
The win at the European Championship qualifiers in Stockholm qualifies team Israel for a place in next summer’s prestigious U18 European Championships.
FIFA convicted Rajoub of breaching Article 53 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code for inciting hatred and violence.
"We are hopeful that you will reconsider this participation, and cause the Occupation to miss an opportunity to take advantage of your high-jump to improve their image by jumping on the wounds of our Palestinian nation."