How Many Israeli Olympic Baseball Players Does It Take to Destroy a Bed?

On Friday, the Israelis play the US, but the American team features no major league player.

Iranian Defector Judoka Dedicates His Silver Medal to Israel

"Sagi is my friend. We may fight on the tatami, but before the tatami and away from the tatami, we will always be friends."

Saudi Journalists Encourage Judoka to Face Israeli Opponent in Olympics

Othman Al-Omeir, the editor of the news website Elaph, tweeted: “I support Tahani Al-Qahtani, whether she wins or loses. It will be a disgrace [only] if she withdraws.”

Second Judoka Refuses to Compete Against Israeli Opponent in Tokyo Olympics

The International Judo Foundation and Sudanese Olympic officials did not provide a reason why Mohamed Abdalrasool missed the match.

Avishag Semberg Takes Bronze in Taekwondo, Israel’s First-Ever Olympic Medal in the Sport

The medal is Israel’s first at the Tokyo summer games and its 10th Olympic medal.

PM Bennett Congratulates Israeli Bronze Medalist Avishag Semberg

"It is an honor for me to be an example and source of inspiration for young women and be an example on realizing one's dream."

Algerian Judoka Suspended, Sent Home, for Chickening Out of Fighting Superior Israeli Opponent

The chance of getting routed by a much better, established Israeli fighter was too intimidating for Fethi "Chicken Heart" Nourine.

Watch: Olympic Games 2020 Remember and Honor Israeli 1972 Olympics Munich Massacre Victims

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 officially honored the memory of the Israeli victims of the 1972 terror attack at the Olympics in West Germany as part of the main opening ceremony.

High Hopes for Team Israel in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

90 athletes from 21 different types of sports are representing the Jewish state in the Tokyo Olympic Games in the summer of 2021.

Director of Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Sacked for Making Fun of the Holocaust

Wiki offers a huge list of Olympic Games scandals and controversies.

COVID-19 Diagnosed at Tokyo’s Olympic Village, Israelis Urged Not to Travel Abroad

Two athletes and a 'video analyzer' received positive results on a routine COVID-19 test -- the first to test positive at the Games.

Beitar Jerusalem Cancels Game Against Barcelona Following Demand That it Not Take Place in...

Israeli Arab MK Sami Abu Shehadeh from Joint List sent a letter to the Barcelona Club claiming that coming to the game against Beitar Jerusalem would hurt the feelings of the Arab fans.

Elie Kligman: Second Orthodox Jew Drafted to Major League Baseball Team

“The day of Shabbos is for God. I’m not going to change that.”

AZ Diamondbacks Pick Jacob Steinmetz Who Throws 94-MPH Fastballs and Davens 3 Times a...

Now here's a permanent challenge for Chabad Houses around the country: get Jacob a minyan and host him for Shabbat wherever he's pitching.
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NY Rangers’ Adam Fox Becomes First Jewish Winner of Major NHL Award

The 5-foot-11 athlete and lifelong Rangers fan joins Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins as only the second hockey player in the 67-year history of the trophy to win it in his second season with the NHL.
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Ironman Triathlon Coming to the Kinneret

The "70.3" in Ironman 70.3, also known as a Half Ironman, refers to the total distance in miles covered in the race.

Israeli Gymnast Linoy Ashram Takes Gold, Silver & Bronze at European Championships

"It was hard but every day is a new day and I started anew. . . The focus is on the Olympics."
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Go Settlers! Maccabi Maale Adumim Moves Up to Israel’s Second Tier National Basketball League

For Head Coach Gewirtz this is the culmination of the many years he played youth and men’s basketball for the city.

United Hatzalah Volunteers Provide Medical Aid at Major Sporting Events

In Jerusalem, the project, which began two seasons ago, grew in scale during the Coronavirus pandemic, when fans were not permitted to attend the games.

Team Israel Baseball Submits Expanded Roster for Tokyo Summer Olympics

The list includes all 24 players who secured Israel’s spot by winning the WBSC Baseball Europe/Africa Olympic qualifier in September 2019.

Israeli-American Pitcher Makes History in NYC

“Pitching at Yankee Stadium felt pretty good. This time, it was better because there were fans. It was definitely an experience.”

Tel Aviv Nominated by German for 2036 Olympic Games

Tel Aviv and Berlin stand ‘for openness to the world, freedom and tolerance. These are the messages that radiate from a joint bid for the Olympic Games."

High School Coach Fired for Using Audibles Rabbi, Dreidel, Auschwitz

Is this yet another side of Cancel Culture but with Jewish-related words?

Tycoon Roman Abramovich Sues HarperCollins for Defamation over ‘Putin’s People’

The book was written by investigative journalist Catherine Belton who served for many years as the Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times.

Foreigners Banned from Tokyo’s 2021 Summer Olympics

"The IOC and IPC were informed . . . about the conclusion of the Japanese parties not to allow entry into Japan for overseas spectators."

Israel Beats UAE in ‘Friendly Rugby Match’ in Dubai

Leaders may sign peace agreements but “true peace requires people on both sides to build bonds of friendship and cooperation in every arena.”

Miami Heat Suspend Meyers Leonard for Saying the K Word on Call Of Duty

The video was recorded Monday and by Tuesday became the viral clip du jour after being posted to social media. By Tuesday afternoon it was the top trending topic on Twitter in the US.

President Rivlin Celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Passing It On’ Relay Runners

“The women’s campaign is not, and must never be, by women only. It is a campaign for women and men. It is a campaign for Israeli society as a whole.”

Former Iranian Judoka Saeid Mollaei Wins Silver in Tel Aviv Grand Slam

"They have been very kind. That is something I will never forget.”

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