Israeli sports hold a significant niche in the competitive world of European sports and Israel's sports stars, as well as, Jewish athletes from around the world are presented and celebrated for their contributions and achievements. Sports enthusiasts will love the section Israeli sports for the best of Jewish sports stars and their achievements.
Olympic-bound squad kicks off week-long trip with visit to President Rivlin, visit to hospital
Noa Szollos won the Bronze Medal in Alpine skiing, standing out among 62 athletes from 30 countries.
Can a baseball team made up mostly of professional, college and semiretired Americans bond as a lineup to win an Olympic medal? We’re about to find out.
Hapoel Jerusalem rallies to overcome Nahariya • Mac Haifa tops Rishon • Holon edges Gilboa
Tricky maneuvering for clubs as they try to navigate the complicated system of employing imports
Reds still trail undefeated Maccabi Tel Aviv in standings • Gulley propels Gilboa/Galil past Eilat
Maccabi blanks Hapoel in Haifa derby • Beersheba edges Hadera • Beitar Jerusalem tops Ra’anana
Second-tier squad ousts Premier League leader from State Cup • Beersheba, Mac Haifa, Beitar into last-16
The supporters in the crowd carried Palestinian and Hezbollah flags and ended up burning Israeli flags, all while calling the name of BDS leader Omar Barghouti.
Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 18-year-old phenom set for larger role due to club’s injuries, and NBA is watching
Hapoel J’lem takes down Maccabi Ashdod, Hapoel Eilat slips by
A in-depth look at Stanley Cup-winning Detroit Red Wings Russian line of Fetisov, Fedorov, Konstantinov, Larionov and Kozlov
Jordi Bertomeu shares his thoughts on future of continental hoops, player movement and David Blatt
"We hope to see the team on the medal podium and hear HaTikvah playing in Japan. Good luck, and I'm sure you'll make us proud," Ambassador Ron Dermer told the team.
Reds set up date with Mac TA • Nahariya, Ness Ziona, Rishon, Herzliya, Gilboa round out last-8
Maccabi Haifa and Hapoel Beersheba putting up a fight • Beitar Jerusalem hanging on in 4th.
Rishon edges Yavne in round-of-16 • Herzliya stuns Maccabi Haifa • Ness Ziona overcomes Ashdod
First-place Maccabi Tel Aviv blanks Hapoel Haifa • Maccabi Haifa dispatches Beitar Jerusalem
Jerusalem crushes Beersheba • Eilat upsets Holon • Rishon edges Ashdod • Ness Ziona drops Greens
Courage in Motion holds annual cycling event in Israel this week as part of the Beit Halochem Canada, Aid to Disabled Veterans of Israel initiative
Reigning champion retakes first place with Bloomfield triumph • Haifa clubs, Beitar notch victories
Blue-and-white athletes off to soaring start at European Championships in Holon
Henig, who traveled to the US in 1984 to interview the then-newly installed NBA commissioner David Stern, also met a young player named Michael Jordan.
So far, among others, Israeli athletes have qualified to compete in equestrian show jumping, baseball, shooting and rhythmic gymnastics.
Between national team and league, Israelis flood the pitch • Jerusalem and others hit the gym
It is Dolgopyat’s second silver medal at the World Championship, after winning one in 2017.
Russian big man reflects on relationship with Israeli from national team and NBA’s Cavaliers
First-ever international tackle football game in Israel kicks off at Kraft Family Sports Campus
After winning thrilling opener in Turkey, Team Israel set to host Belgium
New format and revamped rosters the top storylines in elite continental basketball competition
Reflecting on the blue-and-white's improbable qualification campaign for a berth at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The Israeli team made history Sunday by defeating South Africa 11-1 in Italy, after beating the Netherlands on Thursday and tournament host Italy on Friday.
Blue-and-white national tackle football team to host Belgium next month in Jerusalem
Israel’s Euro 2020 hopes take serious hit as late goal off Kayal turnover leads to 3-2 setback
Nadal advanced to Friday’s semifinals, his eighth US Open final four.
“I am from an Arab family. It’s a privilege for me to interact with my Jewish friends and build new friendships through the years,” Haifa native Rand Najjar, 15, said.
Maccabi Tel Aviv hosts Bnei Yehuda • Haifa squads square off • Beitar visits Ra’anana • National team preps for qualifiers.
“We finally have our own world champion in blue-and-white,” Muki’s coach said.
"The refusal of the Egyptian to [Muki's] handshake is nothing but an insult to Egypt's reputation in world sports."
Leading up to the US Open, Schwarzman spent August competing in the ATP Master’s 1000 in Canada, where he lost in the second round.
Muki showed impressive fighting abilities in Wednesday's tournament, having beaten most of his opponents by Ippon, including a fight that lasted merely 25 seconds.
International champ Sydal bests local fave Goldschmidt at Israeli Pro Wrestling Association (IPWA) Lehavot Haviva match. In first women's pro wrestling match, Glass wins.
Bnei Yehuda opens new-look Bloomfield with conquest of K8 • Beitar draws 0-0 with Beersheba
Maccabi Tel Aviv looks vulnerable as Maccabi Haifa, Hapoel Beersheba and even Beitar Jerusalem eye title
Plucky Glushko can’t overcome cough, Zavatska in first-round of qualifiers • Sela also ousted
“I’m proud of the players and they deserve all of the credit after only playing a few official matches so far this season,” said a reserved Abuksis following the conquest.
While he may have ideally wanted to play for another season or two in NBA, Casspi has no regrets about his move back to Maccabi.
Beitar’s new owner Hogeg, along with Levy and Benayoun among others, has transformed the club.
The Toto Cup semifinals are set after the final round of group play games were completed earlier this week.
Casspi, who stands 2.06 meters (6-foot-8) will wear the No. 7 jersey for the yellow-and-blue and the deal will pay him $950,000 a season.
The 32-year-old catcher played for Team Israel during its run through World Baseball Classic qualifiers and tournament in 2017.
The 2019 European Lacrosse Federation Women's Championship took place in Israel last month. The Israeli women's national team won a silver medal.
The fans may have hoped that their club would have pulled off a miracle, just like the team did back in 1998 but this wasn’t 1998.
U18 squad claims Division B European crown • Beersheba, Mac TA, Bnei Yehuda in Europa League action
It’s a guideline for being a decent human being, President Reuven Rivlin said on Monday at the fifth annual awards ceremony of the Shield of Honor.
Former Villanova and NBA star visits Israel to help coach next generation of basketball players
“An event like this evening highlights the fact that we are all champions.”
Tel Aviv will now enter the third round of Europa League qualifying and likely face Sudova from Lithuania.
“There is no doubt that this [Block] is the greatest Israeli athlete over the past four years."
The blue-and-white beat Lithuania in the playoff round on Friday and Saturday, winning the first two games in the best-of-three series in Utena, Lithuania, 12-2 and 15-0, respectively.
Israel faces Lithuania in best-of-three series in latest challenge to qualify for 2020 Olympics.
Blue-and-white Under-20s reestablish European supremacy on strength of star Avdija, team work
Murez swam at Stanford University on a scholarship as she continued to hone her skills.
All-around attack helps Israel avenge pre-tournament loss to Lithuania, sets up duel with France
A 150-member delegation shipped out from Israel to play in the International Children's Games.
Madar, Avdija & Co. help blue-and-white rout Montenegro, showdown with Lithuania on tap
Blue-and-white meets Montenegro in round-of-16 after conquests of Ukraine, Italy following loss to Serbia
Soccer clubs kick off qualifying • Judoka Sasson takes gold • Husband, wife qualify for Olympics • Rowers medal
During his time at Maccabi Tel Aviv, Casspi won two league championships and one State Cup.
Host Israel looks to repeat as U20 European basketball champion with NBA lottery prospect at the helm.
Peter Kurz, President of the Israel Association of Baseball, spoke to The Jerusalem Post about the challenge ahead.
The team beat Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Ireland and Russia
Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Israeli swingman suits up for Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA Summer League squad
With plenty of personnel decisions looming, Reds need to balance continuity with necessary changes.
Continental play will begin for Haifa and Beersheba on July 11, while Maccabi Tel Aviv will begin its qualification round two weeks later.
Beitar Jerusalem's hardcore fans wrote a post on social media stating that because Mohamed was a Christian player they would "change his name."
Away encounters at Latvia and Poland next steps in blue-and-white’s ambitious objective.
The former NBA All-Star spoke to The Jerusalem Post about his contract impasse with the Reds.
The British installed squash courts at their army bases. When the State of Israel was declared, they became part of the air force and the pilots became the Jewish state's first squash players.
Maccabi TA hits record 89 points
Beitar Jerusalem’s victory over Spanish giant secondary to overall significance of the trip
Buzaglo brace lifts host Jerusalem over Griezmann, Madrid to delight of Teddy Stadium faithful.
Dramatic final sees Tel Aviv club prevail over Maccabi Netanya on Ashkenazi’s winning penalty
“In a historic breakthrough, the International Judo Federation announced that for Iran’s judo athletes the boycotts would be no more.”
Union with North American foundation leads to blue-and-white international success.
Reds coach Oded Katash was all smiles following the contest.
Blind Israeli runner Avi Solomon completes London Marathon, gracious for accomplishment, looks ahead to Paralympic Games
Blind Israeli runner Avi Solomon and his team travel to England to compete in London Marathon.
With Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to inspiring start, blue-and-white cautiously building confidence
The March of the Living is an annual event that brings people from around the world together to explore the history of the Holocaust.
Josh Owens scored 16 points and Amar’e Stoudemire added 14 points in the win.
The game turned out to be a one-sided affair as the yellow-and-blue dominated play.
In the Euroleague, the 20-year-old swingman played in all 30 regular season games averaging about 14 minutes and scoring three points per game.
Host Reds ride strong performance from Amar’e to rally past yellow-and-blue in overtime thriller.