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Speaking exclusively to 'The Jerusalem Post', Simon Johnson disclosed that he has written to FIFA and to many of his soccer management contacts internationally.
By JERRY LEWIS
Jerusalem, the No. 2 seed, registered its 18th win from the past 20 games overall and came through the series with unexpected ease.
By ALLON SINAI
Dudi Sela will be Israel’s lone representative in the men’s main draw;Shahar Pe’er can ensure Israel will also have a player in the women’s draw
Dudi Sela will be Israel’s lone representative in the men’s main draw.
Three days after its humbling loss in Game 1, Maccabi Haifa beat Hapoel Eilat 76-68 at Romema Arena on Wednesday night to tie the best-of-five BSL quarterfinal series at 1-1.
If one wants to know the time of the year when Rajoub becomes relevant, they need just take one look at the FIFA event calender.
Hapoel continues to lead the series 2-1 and a draw or better will see the club claim its 17th championship, Maimon’s 13th, and complete its 11th league and State Cup double.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Beitar leapfrogs Maccabi Haifa into fourth place by beating Maccabi Petach Tikva and being given back a point on appeal.
Yellow-and-blue opens unassailable lead by beating Kiryat Shmona 2-1 at Bloomfield Stadium
The Israel team finished with a score 34.767 points to beat out Belarus and Japan for the gold medal.
The 1-0 defeat at Hapoel Tel Aviv sends coastal team to second division, Hapoel Haifa survives
The first European Games will get underway in Baku, Azerbaijan, in one month.
The draw leaves Haifa in fourth position, ahead of Beitar only on goal difference, with both teams having three more matches to play until the end of the season.
Mac TA to face Ness Ziona, J’lem to play Hap TA, Holon versus Rishon, Eilat up against Haifa.
The children’s Olympics were one of the highlights of the Israel sports week, which is held once a year in an effort to raise awareness and encourage physical activity.
Maccabi Tel Aviv secured the No. 1 seed in the playoffs with Friday’s 98-72 win over Ironi Nahariya, meaning Hapoel Jerusalem will end the regular season in second place in the standings.
Hapoel Petah Tikva win over Ashdod keeps it tight at the bottom with Hap Haifa beating Ra’anana
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Palestinian Football Association’s proposal for the suspension of Israel will be on the agenda in FIFA’s annual Congress in Zurich on May 29.
Gilboa can’t even do anything about it, as the northerners will not be in action until Monday night when they host Hapoel Holon.
With Hapoel Acre beating Hapoel Ra’anana 2-0 on Saturday and Ashdod SC drawing, rock-bottom Petah Tikva finds itself five points from safety with just two matches left in the season.
Road rout of Ness Ziona gives Reds slight edge over Mac TA in standings despite two more losses.
Barda equalizer cancels out Jerusalem’s first-minute goal, but draw hardly helps either team.
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By YOSSI KLAR
After being swept by Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul in the Euroleague quarterfinals, Maccabi was hoping to return to winning ways and begin to gather momentum ahead of the playoffs.
Northerners move up standings once more while Mac TA can only manage draw at Mac PT
Haifa (26 points) sits just three points clear of the relegation zone with five matches remaining and visits Hapoel Acre (23) in a significant showdown on Saturday.
Yellow-and-blue down 2-0 in best-of-five series with Turks dominating Game 2 in Istanbul
The 26-year-old Israeli led his team to victory over the Lakers in Sacramento’s final home game of the season on Monday.
“It isn’t that I have any objection to any particular nationality or faith, but if it heightens the tension it will only cause damage so there is no point,” said Guy Levy.
Jeremy Pargo was excellent for Maccabi with 25 points and eight rebounds, but star forward Devin Smith experienced an off night.
Ashdod SC’s troubles on the field continued on Saturday when it was held to a 0-0 draw by Hapoel Acre.
Casspi, the Yavne native, has enjoyed a revival of sorts ever since George Karl took over as head coach earlier this season.
Coach Pako and sports director Cruyff among those still without contracts for next year.
Hapoel topped 90 points for a third straight game.
Maccabi already thinking of crucial Euroleague tie while Hapoel still dealing with Shelef ’s passing.
Weintraub was in excruciating pain following the match against Sela and didn’t have enough energy left in the tank to overcome Michael Berrer of Germany.
Yellow-and-blue struggles against Galatasaray but ultimately ekes out victory at Yad Eliyahu.
Blue-and-white suffers second defeat in four days after failing to capitalize on one-man advantage
“I’m not sure if I should laugh or cry,” said Weintraub after hearing of the draw.
Israel began to pick up the pieces from the crushing blow it was dealt by Wales.
The Welsh, looking for a place in a major finals for the first time since 1958, knocked Israel from the top of the group.
Vermouth and Meshumar only notable absentees as blue-and-white preps for Wales, Belgium qualifiers.
The blue-and-white, which is in danger of being relegated to Group II for the first time since 2001, will host Slovenia in a contest from which the winner will maintain its status.
What if Gutman is to blame for the continuous childish bickering between the coach and the players?
Blue-and-white regains focus in first training session ahead of Euro qualifier against Wales.
Atar clearly took what was reported to heart, releasing a scathing statement against Gutman.
“Our lack of Israeli players means some players are seeing more minutes than we would like, but we have no choice,” says Maccabi Tel Aviv coach Guy Goodes.
Late Zahavi winner boosts yellow-and-blue’s first-place lead • Surging Beitar hands K8 4th straight loss.
Hapoel Tel Aviv dominates in fourth quarter in win over Nahariya.
Saturday will mark the beginning of the championship.
Pargo and Smith lead the way to move the yellow-and-blue within touching distance of quarters.
Israel currently leads Group B with a perfect nine points from three matches.
After three defeats in four Euroleague games, yellow-and-blue must beat Lithuanians in Tel Aviv.
Liora Sponder took home the best-dressed prize, while Liron Neor and Ronit Kedar split the award for best combination of color and style.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
The match in Bloomfield capped the regular season, with the top six sides to face each other twice more for the title in the championship playoffs.
Friday's annual Jerusalem marathon will welcome runners from across the globe running in honor of terror victims and fallen soldiers.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Training session marks the beginning of the blue-and-white's preparations for upcoming qualifiers.
After being upset in two of last three Euroleague contests, Mac TA in dire need of road conquest.
Road woes continue to cost southerners dearly; Hapoel TA claims crucial win over Ashdod.
The semifinals will be held on April 28 and 29, with the final to take place at Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa on May 20.
After three tight quarters, Holon took a four-point gap (59- 55) into the final 10 minutes, before slowly but surely increasing the margin.
25-year-old's next target will be the World Championships in Beijing, China in August.
Yellow-and-blue can move seven points clear of Kiryat Shmona at the top of the Premier League standings should it beat Beitar Jerusalem at Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa Monday.
Since the 3-2 win over Sweden in the first round of the World Group in March 2009, Israel’s No. 1 hasn’t won both his singles rubbers in a Davis Cup tie.
Third-place Southerners on the road at Hap Haifa hoping to put pressure on yellow-and-blue, K8.
Make no mistake, Tabib is no saint.
Mac TA, Kiryat Shmona resume intriguing showdown • Beersheba only team with secure 2nd-leg lead.
The best gross score of the day, played under perfect conditions, was a 74 by Anthony Harris.
Hapoel suffered surprise setbacks in its past two contests, against Ashdod and Rishon Lezion, but improved to 12-9 by dominating Ness Ziona.
Mac TA returns to winning ways by beating Sakhnin ahead of K8, Beersheba clash; Hap TA still sinking.
Edan Leshem, who will celebrate his 18th birthday in three weeks, was called up to the squad for the first time, filling the space vacated following Andy Ram’s retirement.
Despite slump, yellow-and-blue still holds precarious lead atop table; Beitar visits Petah Tikva.
75 runners treated by MDA for injuries; 15 taken to the hospital; 2 in serious condition.
By BEN HARTMAN
“Our goal is to reach the playoffs,” says Guy Goodes.
Scintillating State Cup quarter will be decided next week after Zahavi, Abu Hazeira trade first-leg goals.
Sohaib Frij's murder remains a mystery.
The 26-year-old guard was cut by the New Orleans Pelicans back in December.
After two-week postponement, yellow-and-blue travels up North for last eight first leg.
The Israeli, ranked No. 149 in the world, held her serve just twice against Begu (34), winning 17 of 43 points overall on her serve.
Glushko advances to quarterfinals in Rio as Sela knocked out of tournament in Florida.
Hap Jerusalem seemingly the front runner to sign the Israeli guard who continues to hold out for an NBA offer.
What was once unthinkable has become a reality.
Game postponed due to the forecast of stormy and snowy weather in Jerusalem.
Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem are just one win away from setting up a classic showdown in the State Cup final.
Two Ghadir goals extend unbeaten run against J’lem; Mac TA hosts K8 in mouthwatering clash tonight.
The Israeli went on to reach the semifinals in her first appearance in the tournament the following year.
Alberto Brezca, a 49-year-old professional massage therapist, moved to Israel from Argentina in 1981 as a 16-year-old with his parents and two siblings.
By URIEL STURM
Yellow-and-blue winning streak snapped by Germans in Tel Aviv after dejecting Euroleague performance.
The feeling of a new beginning could hardly be missed at Bloomfield Stadium on Saturday.
Jaziri, who’s ranked No. 71 in the world, retired from his match against Denis Istomin in suspicious circumstances last Wednesday after winning the first set 6-3.
Southerners build three-goal advantage ahead of second leg against Yavne; K8, Mac TA to clash tonight.