US Muslim Group Wants Israel Expelled from Paris Olympics

The letters conclude with a mad show of cynicism: “The Olympic Games should be a beacon of hope, unity, and respect for all human beings, whether Palestinians or Ukrainians or anyone else.”

Arab Swimmer to Represent Israel at Olympic Games

Adam Maraana of Haifa will be the third Israeli Arab to represent Israel at the games.

Red Sox Jewish God of Walks Honored for Fighting Antisemitism

In the 2023 World Baseball Classic in Miami, Florida, Youkilis was the hitting coach for Team Israel.

College Athletics Association Bans Trans Athletes from Women’s Competitions

"Only NAIA student-athletes whose biological sex is female may participate in NAIA-sponsored female sports.”

Adidas Eliminates Number 44 from Germany’s Soccer Jerseys – Looks too SS-Like

In Germany, the public exhibition and distribution of the SS symbol are prohibited and can result in criminal charges.

Biden Buries Ban on Transgender Girls Competing Against Female Athletes until November 5

25 states have enacted bans preventing transgender students from participating in sports consistent with their gender identity as opposed to their biological identity.

Israeli Cycling Team Clinches Overall Victory in Tour de Taiwan

The team’s triumph marks its 13th win of the 2024 season, surpassing their previous year’s tally by mid-March.

Israeli Cycling Team Wins Tour du Rwanda

Itamar Einhorn claimed a significant win in the second stage of the race.

SA Jews Protest Firing of Jewish Cricket Captain Ahead of U-19 World Cup

“There is political interference stemming from South Africa’s relationship with Iran, Hamas, Qatar and others that is now starting to affect the local Jewish community,” said the South African Zionist Federation.

Israeli Ice Hockey Women Back in the Game after IIHF Rescinds Ban

An official letter from the IIHF said the threat of discrimination and exclusion had been removed.

Turkey to Deport Israeli Soccer Player After Gesture of Support for Hostages

"Turkey has become a dark dictatorship, working against humane values and sports values. "Whoever arrests a soccer player for an act of identification with 136 abductees . . . represents a culture of murder and hatred."

Turkey Detains Israeli Soccer Star Who Scored a Goal for the Hostages

The Antalyaspor soccer club located in the city of Antalya, Turkey, has discontinued the contract of its Israeli player Sagiv Yehezkel over a gesture...

S. Africa Demotes Jewish Captain of National Cricket Team

Teeger is an observant Jew who keeps Shabbat and kashrut.

YU Basketball Team Concluding Solidarity Visit to Israel

The Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Team’s January 6-13 solidarity visit to Israel in the aftermath of October 7 has been a sobering experience, report...

Ice Hockey Federation Dumps Israel’s Women’s Team ‘for their Own Safety’

“After careful consideration, the IIHF Council has decided that ... Israel will not participate in IIHF Competitions for the time being."

Mark Cuban Agrees to Sell Majority Dallas Mavericks Stake to Dr. Miriam Adelson for...

In addition to selling interest in the basketball team, the Jewish billionaire will reportedly step down from the hit investor reality show “Shark Tank.”

30 UK Major League Arab Players to Walk Off If Only Israeli Victims Are...

It's like devoting half of Yom HaShoah to the Nazi victims of Allied aerial bombings.

Iranian Weightlifter Banned for Life After Shaking Hands with Israeli

The athlete "crossed red lines" with the exchange on the medal podium in Poland.

Iranian Table Tennis Coach Refuses to Compete Against Israel in Berlin Special Olympics

The head of the Israeli delegation asked the organizers to disqualify the entire Iranian delegation.

Unbelievable: Israel Defeats Brazil 3-2 in Under-20 World Cup

The Israelis will meet in the semi-finals with the winner in the match between the US and Uruguay.

Haredi Runner Beatie Deutsch Misses Another Marathon on Shabbat

We need pressure from Jewish and Israeli groups that are out there defending minority rights around the globe.
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Athens Basketball Club Penalized Severely for Attacks on Hapoel Jerusalem Fans

Athens police did not dare enter the rowdy local fans’ bleachers and focused instead on protecting the Israeli fans.

Major Jewish Groups Urge US Rugby Team to Pull Out of South African Tournament...

The letter emphasizes that sports are meant to be inclusive, and international sports have repeatedly rejected discrimination against Israeli teams and athletes.

Bnei Menashe Immigrant From India Becomes Israel’s New Kickboxing Champion

Obed Hrangchal could soon be representing the Jewish state in international competitions.

175 Runners Race to Save Lives in Jerusalem Marathon

Combined, Team Avraham and Team United Hatzalah raised more than $100K in support of lifesaving efforts.

Israel Comes from Behind to Win 3-1 in World Baseball Classic

The go-ahead runs came in the eighth in a game that was supposed to be easier for Israel.

NGO Sends Protest Letter to SA Rugby Over ‘Cowardly’ Move to Nix TA Heat...

The International Legal Forum described the decision as a “cave-in to extremist anti-Israel forces promoting the racist BDS campaign.”

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