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The Israeli-American 26-year-old judoka spoke to the Jerusalem Post about winning the Grand Slam gold medal, earning Olympic berth.
Last year’s State Cup Cinderella ousted by 90th-minute winner • Mac TA, Beitar Jerusalem advance
Nelson Levy, Cohen, Butbol, Paltchik shine • Muki, Sasson brush off defeats • Iranian Mollaei snags silver.
Greens stay ahead of Mac TA with 3-0 conquest in Jerusalem • Hapoel Haifa rallies to draw Beersheba
Pair of victories in a row over Holon for yellow-and-blue • Eilat maintains slim 1st-place lead.
Only seconds into the second round, Gozali sent his opponent to the canvas, nailing him with a right that hit McAllister’s left ear.
The IFA's Transfer Rights Committee says the request was pulled since Bin Khalifa did not issue all the required documents, including a certificate of integrity.
Slumping Hapoel Jerusalem takes on Rishon Lezion • Maccabi Tel Aviv tangles with Holon
While games continue to be played, feeling just isn’t the same as sports are all about the spectators.
Multiple routes and tracking app to be used on February 19 amid pandemic, with motto of ‘All running together separately’
The victory was marred by an incident near the end of the match that saw Beersheba superstar Josue spit at Maccabi midfielder Avi Rikan out of frustration raising the ire of the visitors.
Mitchell, Rishon crush Nahariya • Eilat sinks Hapoel Haifa • Holon handles Herzliya.
Gozali, who was the first Israeli MMA (mixed martial arts) fighter to do battle at Madison Square Garden, will make his bare-knuckle fighting debut on February 5 in Tampa, Florida.
The novel presents a multifaceted Israel far more complex than often portrayed globally.
Yellow-and-blue falls to Fenerbahce • Reds ousted from Champions League • Ness Ziona triumphs
Maccabi Tel Aviv has a pair of Euroleague contests, while Jerusalem needs help in Champions League.
The newly trendy game of chess has had a home in the Jewish state for years.
Blue-and-white cycling team newcomer Chris Froome committed for long term, wants 5th Tour title
Israel Baseball Association and Dubai Little League announce new baseball tournament to take place in both countries.
Despite extension of lockdown, Israeli sports teams get nod to resume play • Maccabi Tel Aviv close to signing Cline.
New Hapoel Jerusalem coach from Lithuania has big shoes to fill after taking over from Katash.
Strong final frame boosts Goodes’s club over Reds • Holon advances by disposing Hapoel Tel Aviv.
The rally website listed the teams as Belgian and American - a possible indicator of official reluctance to publicize an Israeli presence.
The American-born Finesilver earned All-American status as a Duke University grappler at the 2019 National Collegiate Athletic Association wrestling championship.
The Sports Rabbi reflects on his decades of following the career of Oded Katash upon his departure from Hapoel Jerusalem to Greece.
Olympiacos rallies for Euroleague overtime conquest of yellow-and-blue ahead of Baskonia visit.
Atzili is currently in the process of finalizing his signing with Maccabi Haifa FC, after he left Maccabi TLV last year for the Cypriot Apoel Nikosia following statutory rape allegations.
Israeli Judo champion defeats South Korean Judoka Lee Seung-su in a waza-ari at the Doha Masters competition in Qatar.
Froome was recently signed to the ISN squad back in July of 2020, leaving his former team Ineos to ride out the remainder of his storied career in the Israeli blue and white.
With his EuroHoops Academy in full swing, Papaloukas reflects on career and season with Mac TA.
Washington was led by Avdija and Garrison Mathews, who scored 20 and 22 points, respectively.
Reds overcome Gilboa, yellow-and-blue nets derby triumph to roar into State Cup Final Four.
Beitar can’t hold on to two-goal lead, settles for draw • First-place Maccabi Haifa edges Hadera.
Ágnes Keleti, a retired Hungarian-Israeli Olympic and world champion artistic gymnast and coach, is considered the all-time most decorated Jewish gymnast in the world.
Youness Ben Jelloun, from Morocco, who participated in the event, said that "the game of chess which is a combination of sports art and science was used for peace between the peoples."
Long-time Caesarea staff member captures impressive title in first-ever competitive tournament.
Washington saw its robust 16-point lead with 8:53 to play in the second whittled to three at halftime after Minnesota went on a 27-14 run to end the quarter.
Avdija maintains NBA comfort level with nine points and stellar three-point shooting in fourth game.
Stoppage-time tally boosts Ashdod over Beitar • Leader Maccabi Haifa, Beersheba both triumph.
Yellow-and-blue led by healthy Casspi • Euroleague rhythm returning as Zenit St. Petersburg comes to town.
Israeli rookie still hasn’t missed an NBA shot, but his Washington Wizards falls to 0-2 with defeat by Magic.
As Israeli teenage star begins life as Washington Wizards rookie, Sports Rabbi reflects on relationship.
Maccabi Haifa edges Petah Tikva • Beitar Jerusalem holds Maccabi Tel Aviv to goalless draw
Inspired by the Netflix adaptation to the 1983 novel The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis, the Saturday evening match is supported by chess expert Bruce Pandolfini, who consults the show.
If all goes well, Beitar – which has been struggling financially and on the field in recent years – can now return to its glory days.
After beating Barca, Maccabi hosts Pana in Euroleague • Jerusalem into State Cup quarterfinals
The 'Stand strong' outdoor photography showcase was supposed to unite Jerusalemites
Wilbekin powers yellow-and-blue past Hap Haifa • Jerusalem maintains perfect league record
Mac TA rallies to eke by Hapoel Haifa • Beersheba edges K8 • Netanya overcomes Petah Tikva
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Few things can be more ironic, hopeful and poetically just than Arab investors’ purchase of soccer club Beitar Jerusalem
With new UFC contract, 29-year-old Natan Levy reflects on journey from France to the octagon
Ashdod shocks Maccabi Tel Aviv • Haifa blanks K8 Petah Tikva nails injury-time winner to beat Bnei Yehuda
Co-owners Hogeg, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan tout joint vision of growth for soccer club
Captain Brown returns to help Jerusalem topple Eilat • Hapoel Haifa nips Rishon on late three
The sheikh's son, Mohamed, will be the family's representative in Beitar's management and is expected to visit Israel in the coming weeks.
Froome headlines incoming talent • Brit becomes first female Sports Director on World Tour • Israeli Dror Pekatch also joins squad’s staff
Israeli rookie excited to get started with Washington Wizards • "Israeli fans are the best... I hope that you’ll make up the sleeping hours"
With blend of youth and veterans, blue-and-white maintains perfect 4-0 qualification record
Asked to describe himself, he said that he is very emotional on the court and a big competitor. "I'm just working hard, being positive, and helping the team as much as I can."
“It will be critical for Olympic qualification criteria, which ensures great competition. All the greats will be coming here to ensure their participation in the Olympics.”
Cohen leads yellow-and-blue with goal and two assists • Maccabi Haifa downs Beitar Jerusalem.
Pnini, Mekel and Cohen lead blue-and-white over Poland, sealing perfect 4-0 qualifying record.
Ashram achieved a score of 26.5 on the hoop exercise, narrowly overtaking Belarusian gymnast Alina Aransko to win the gold.
The competition served as a qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics.
Hogeg clarified that if there is a sale, control of the group will remain under him according to the outline that is being discussed.
Their EuroBasket qualifying record is now 3-0 ahead of their game with Poland on Monday.
Atop group, Katash’s blue-and-white has chance to clinch EuroBasket berth with pair of victories
Busy Hapoel Jerusalem tops Holon • Beersheba crushes Nahariya • 1st-place Eilat stays hot
Maccabi Tel Aviv sneaks by last-place Hadera • Beitar Jerusalem draws 1-1 with visiting Netanya.
The result is a new career high, the previous being a bronze medal he won in the 2018 European Championships in Tel Aviv.
Solomon's first National Team tally helps Israel avoid Nations League relegation with 1-0 home triumph
Wizards pick Israeli phenom 9th overall in draft • Yam Madar also selected in 2nd round by Boston Celtics
Teen sensation set to become Israel’s first NBA lottery pick • Tel Aviv’s Madar also could be drafted
Projected as a top pick in next week’s NBA draft, the sky’s the limit for 19-year-old swingman
Blue-and-white already in Oslo when hosts cancel match • Focus now turns to National League duels with Czechs, Scots.
Important international test for Israel ahead of Nation League duels vs Scotland, Czech Republic.
Winner League season in full swing as Israeli clubs also get ready for continental competition
The Israeli team led by Marquis's unparalleled experience managed to beat Cuba, South Korea and the Netherlands back in 2017.
Still with Maccabi Haifa, Roman Sorkin looks to build upon last season’s coming-out party.
Wilbekin and Zizic lead yellow-and-blue in Winner Cup semi • Hapoel Eilat beats Ness Ziona in league opener.
Maccabi Petah Tikva tops the table, with Bnei Yehuda in 2nd place • Beitar, Hap TA draw 1-1
In response to a missed strike, Sport 5 commentator Shlomo Sharaf issued the remark: "He should go eat bananas; I would put him on the plane and deport him right now."
Ranked third at Vuelta, veteran Irishman full of praise for team’s young blue-and-white riders
Holon edges Gilboa/Galil to set up final four that also includes Maccabi Rishon Lezion and Hapoel Jerusalem
Coming off Europa League highs, Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Beersheba duel to goalless draw
After three straight Euroleague losses, yellow-and-blue on the road to face Khimki Moscow
Despite travel difficulties, annual Beit Halochem cycling event to benefit disabled IDF veterans takes place in Israel and Canada.
After consecutive third-place finishes, Irishman pulls off late attack to claim emotional victory for blue-and-white team in Spain
Sylvan Adams promotes the significance of people-to-people contact.
Storied Azerbaijani champion visits Bloomfield for Europa League duel with yellow-and-blue.
Nahariya, Hapoel Tel Aviv also victorious • Maccabi Tel Aviv falls to Olympiacos on buzzer-beating 3.
Despite late run vs Munich, yellow-and-blue plagued by turnovers in Euroleague defeat at home
Fired-up Zahavi nets three second-half tallies to give Israel maiden Nations League conquest
With local competition locked down due to COVID-19, Israeli clubs keep in form on international courts.
Star striker misses penalty kick against Scotland as blue-and-white eliminated from European Championship contention.