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10.12.2015 | 29 Tishri, 5776
While on the face of it Beitar’s first home match of the season may seem an ideal opportunity to get its season off to a promising start, in many ways, Monday’s result is hardly of any significance.
By ALLON SINAI
Reveling in Hapoel Jerusalem’s victory, the triumph of a stormy season, even in the face of a Euroleague snub.
Meanwhile, the 470 Class world championships get underway in Haifa on Monday.
After beginning the campaign with three straight wins last year, Israel’s bid to reach a first major tournament since the 1970 World Cup completely unraveled in 2015.
Donta Smith led the way for the defending champion with 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Israel’s only chance to finish in third place and qualify for the playoffs is to register a stunning win over Belgium on the road while hope that Bosnia-Herzegovina doesn’t beat Cyprus on Tuesday.
Maccabi once again will be aiming to regain the BSL championship after failing to claim the local title for the fourth time in eight years last term.
Blue-and-white eyes playoff berth heading into final qualifiers against Cyprus and Belgium
Maccabi entered the game with an 8-0 record this summer after beating Milano 85-79 at the United Center in Chicago three days earlier.
Beitar goalkeeper Boris Kleyman ensured his team left with the three points after saving a penalty from Firas Mugrabi in the 73rd minute.
By ALLON SINAI,BEN HARTMAN
Erlich won his previous title with the now-retired Andy Ram at the Serbia Open in Belgrade in May 2012.
They ran through the streets proudly wearing dry fit shirts designed for the race, replete with Givati emblems and Israeli flags boldly displayed.
By DANNY GROSSMAN
Dragan Bender, who is projected to be a top-five pick in next year’s NBA draft, spent last season on loan at Ironi Ramat Gan.
Beersheba’s Nigerian midfielder John Ogu proposed to his girlfriend on the pitch after the final whistle.
Jewish fans in North America, Israel and Great Britain regularly show their support by email and on Fleischer’s Facebook page.
By HILLEL KUTTLER
Great Britain, Croatia and Belgium are among the 14 teams that will play in Eilat next year for two places in the playoffs.
Eilat came back from a 0-2 deficit in last season’s semis to claim a 3-2 series win and send Maccabi crashing out before the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
Israel found itself in one of the toughest groups with some of the World’s top curling nations.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Yellow-and-blue faces Ness Ziona in pre-season Winner Cup tonight before Holon welcomes Rishon.
Zubari and Davidovich led from the start of the four-day competition and remained in control until Monday’s final races.
Mac Haifa holds hosts to 0-0 at Turner despite playing with 10 men from the 2nd minute
The 29-year-old Israeli, who began the event ranked at No. 376 in the world, is expected to climb a little under 100 places to around No. 280 after reaching his fourth career final.
Both teams lost a chance for a bronze medal in nearly identical fashion, losing to Germany. The men lost 38-33, while the women were beaten 24-12.
The men are in group “A” of the 13 team men’s tournament and finished in third place out of five team and advanced to the final eight quarter final.
The 29-year-old Israeli, ranked No. 376 in the world, is already guaranteed to rise around 100 places in the rankings after beating Jordan Thompson (211) of Australia 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals.
Bnei Yehuda coach Yossi Abuksis was understandably delighted with his team’s victory.
The blue-and-white progressed past the first round of the European Championships for the first time since 2007.
The Israeli women also advanced to both of Sunday’s finals in Stuttgart, in the ribbons and the clubs and hoops.
Maccabi reached several superb opportunities to take all three points in the final minutes, but Nosa Igiebor and Dejan Radonjic registered misses that will likely be among the worst all season.
After impressive group phase, blue-and-white aims to reach last eight for the first time in 12 years.
Missed opportunity vs Bosnia quickly cast aside as rested blue-and-white regroups, eyes advancement.
Everything seemed to fall into place in the promising 76-73 victory over Russia in Saturday’s opener, and Israel recorded yet another impressive win against Finland.
With Bosnia-Herzegovina beating Andorra late Sunday night, Israel needs four more points from its final two qualifiers to finish ahead of its main rival for third place and progress to the playoffs.
Moran Samuel, who is guided by Italian coach, Paula Grizzetti, trains in both Italy and at the Daniel Rowing Center in Tel Aviv.
Coming off three straight defeats, Israel hosts last-place Andorra in Haifa to kick off final Euro 2016 push.
After receiving a bye into the second round, Or Sasson was beaten by Sung-Min Kim of South Korea, ending the Israeli’s participation in the event far earlier than he expected.
Women's javelin competitor Marharyta Dorozhon came nowhere near her personal best and could only manage a 16th-place finish.
Israel faces Russia in its European Championships opener in Montpellier, France on Saturday.
Premier League big boys face off in Jerusalem; Maccabi Haifa crashes to second straight defeat.
Ilan Mendelsohn won the Super Seniors event, with Shmulik Almagor in second place.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko’s silver medal in the women’s triple jump final in Beijing on Monday was a rare moment of glory for Israeli athletics.
The three-time defending Israeli champion drew 1-1 with FC Basel of Switzerland in the second leg of the playoffs at Bloomfield Stadium.
Hapoel underwent a complete overhaul this summer, with only five players continuing from last season.
After dramatic 2-2 away draw last week, yellow-and-blue in control of playoff duel, and Zahavi on fire.
The 25-year-old set her record jump with her second attempt, which was only bettered by Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia, who won with 14.90.
Shira Rishony and Tommy Arshanski will be the first Israelis to enter the fray in the opening day of action, with the national team’s best medal prospects to compete later in the week.
Five Israelis will participate in this year’s championships in Beijing, which get underway on Saturday and will run for eight days.
Zahavi’s heroics put yellow-and-blue in driver’s seat. Group stage berth hinges on next week’s return leg in Israel
The yellow-and-blue was hoping to begin 2015/16 with another triumph after last season’s clean sweep.
Toumarkin was the undoubted star of the championships in Wingate after setting a superb national record in the 200m backstroke last week.
President presents award based on how teams have expanded their community and social projects in helping to combat racism and to promote cooperation between clubs throughout the country.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The 23-year-old was the Israeli delegation’s best performer at the global championships in Kazan, Russia, advancing to two semifinals.
The 26-year-old Israeli, who took part in the London 2012 Olympics, lost 21-14, 21-14 to Jen Hao Hsu of Taiwan in the first round, a day after he arrived in the world’s most populous Muslim country.
Blue-and-white falls to 0-3 in warm-up games ahead of next month’s European championships.
The 26-year-old Israeli, who took part in the London 2012 Olympics, lost 21-14 to Jen Hao Hsu of Taiwan in the first round, a day after he arrived in the world's most populous Muslim country.
Zilberman’s world ranking will ultimately decide if he participates at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Dasa, Azulai transfer from Beitar ahead of deadline, Yellow-and-blue loses to Mac PT in Toto Cup.
The championships come to a close on Sunday, and for the first time in 10 years and five editions of the event, Israel could finish without a single finalist.
The Shejaia club from the Gaza Strip must pass through an Israeli border crossing to reach the West Bank city of Hebron, where Sunday's game was scheduled to be played.
Yakov Toumarkin will take part in the 200m back heats on Thursday in what is considered to be his strongest event and in which he reached the final at London 2012.
Israel’s swimmers set two new national records in the first day of action at the world championships in Kazan, Russia.
Israel sent 11 swimmers to the pool events in Kazan, which begin on Sunday.
Israel had just one silver medal to its name ahead of the weekend, but it amassed four more by Saturday night’s closing ceremony, with tennis prodigy Yshai Oliel claiming two.
Kiryat Shmona coach set for milestone debut in Southerners’ 3rd qualifying round first leg against Liberec
In his worst nightmares, Kroyter couldn’t have envisioned that he would find himself on the verge of retirement at the age of 21 after spending the subsequent years battling a relentless injury.
For the first time ever, the European Maccabi Games will take place in Germany – 70 years after the end of the Holocaust and 50 years after the establishment of the German–Israeli relations.
The European Maccabi Games are held every four years, always two years after the Maccabiah in Israel. Prague hosted the first ever European Maccabi Games in 1929, followed by Antwerp a year later.
Captain Halperin and forward Pnini, who were both starters in last summer’s qualifying campaign, were ruled out last week.
As part of their visit, Casspi and friends will also hold a basketball clinic with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth department on Wednesday.
The basketball, swimming, athletics, soccer, bocce and tennis competitions all got underway on Saturday morning.
The 26-year-old Rikan signed a three year deal with Maccabi, leaving Zurich two years after moving to Switzerland from Beitar Jerusalem.
“The girls gave their all in every match and they deserve every credit."
Yellow-and-blue claims 5-1 win over Maltese champion despite subpar performance
Despite the absence of Yoni Erlich, Israel enters the weekend as a firm favorite.
The absence of Erlich significantly hurts Israel’s chances in Saturday’s doubles tie, but the blue-and-white remains a firm favorite to overcome an under-strength Slovenia.
Yellow-and-blue in trouble after squandering early lead and losing to Hibernians
The teams now have a long offseason until play begins again next March.
Beersheba hosts Thun in the first leg at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on Thursday, with the work on the club’s new Turner Stadium still ongoing.
Twelve years after doing so for the first time, Yoni Erlich is back inthe Wimbledon doubles semifinals, advancing to the last four with German Philipp Petzschner on Tuesday.
The first Israeli in the NBA agrees to a new two-year $6 million deal with the Sacramento Kings.
"I'm very excited, happy to have received this opportunity and ready for the big challenge," says Farmar.
Hours after agreeing personal terms with Dagan Yivzori, Jerusalem was stunned to discover that the Israeli sharp-shooter had signed a contract with Maccabi on Thursday.
Beitar didn’t impress in its first match of the 2015/16 campaign, which came less than five weeks after its final match of 2014/15.
Lenskiy missed last year’s championships due to a drugs ban, but proved she is still the fastest woman in Israel by regaining both titles, clocking a time of 23.45 seconds in the 200m.
Jerusalem is awaiting to hear whether it will be handed a wild card to the Euroleague regular season before assembling its roster for 2015/16.
The judo events in Baku are also acting as this year’s European Championships and Gerbi is targeting her third career medal at the continental showcase.
Rampant Reds take first-leg in Eilat by 15 points to close in on first BSL championship.
After 40 competitions held over two days at the new Olympic Stadium in Baku, Israel accumulated 430 points, finishing behind Slovakia and Austria.
The ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures circuit is played all year round at various sometimes testing venues, in more than 60 countries worldwide, ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe.
By ARNOLD EPSTEIN
Good news continues at the games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The addition of Romanians Claudiu Bumba and Mihai Pintilii took the number of new players at the club to eight, with negotiations with several others still ongoing.
An exhaustive history of the Maccabiah Games from 1932 until today.
By SHANA MEDEL
Few, if any athletes, work harder than rhythmic gymnasts.
Promising high jumper Dmitry Kroyter will reach for the stars at Friday’s world championships and next summer’s Rio Olympics.
Golfer Zohar Sharon began losing his eyesight in the 1970s following a chemical injury he suffered while working for the Shin Bet and in 2000 he took up golf on a full-time basis.
Ilana Kratysh, who won Israel’s first medal at the inaugural European Games last month, is blazing a trail in an underdeveloped sport.
The number of buses lined up from the end of Emile Botta Street all the way to the entrance to the Sultan’s Pool was indicative of Jerusalem’s import of patrons of culture.