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.
Brody, Berkovich & Co. reminisce about Euroleague championship that put Israeli hoops ‘on the map’
The marathon is usually scheduled for a Sunday, but was changed for this summer to a Saturday when a venue outside of Tokyo was chosen for the race.
A classic Greek tale of basketball greatness
Hoping to attract record number of competitors to Israel, Maccabi World Union doesn't want to conflict with delayed Tokyo Games
Once-beloved owner leaves soccer club’s helm after players reject salary reduction plan
Hapoel Beersheba basketball player Ben Eisenhardt opens up about frustration of current hiatus
Ian Kinsler arrives just in time to try and help Israel's national team win a baseball Olympic medal.
With medal hopes growing, blue-and-white gets Tokyo commitment from 4-time MLB All-Star.
Beitar's chairman Eli Ohana, club CEO Moni Brosh and financial advisor Haim Navon, who have been in contact with the owner since he was exposed to the virus, have all been told to go into isolation.
With coronavirus wreaking havoc, Hapoel Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv players in the dark along with everyone else.
With local basketball and soccer leagues sidelined by coronavirus, player and coaches share thoughts
Beersheba advances past Haifa into State Cup semifinals.
Host Reds prevail over yellow-and-blue in blockbuster as coronavirus crowd-limitation rules bent.
Bedlam abounds across the country as basketball, soccer and more all affected by coronavirus
Hapoel hosts Game 1 of Champions League series • Maccabi Tel Aviv duels with Euroleague leader Efes
Hapoel Tel Aviv, Hap Haifa sneak into championship playoffs.
The two latest incidences of homophobic slurs being sung by fans both targeted Maccabi Netanya Goalkeeper Dani Amos, during matches against Hapoel Kiryat Shmona and, most recently, Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Jerusalem has had quite the season thus far, capturing the Israel State Cup earlier in February along with the League Cup that it won in the preseason while finishing atop its Champions League group.
Israel Start-Up Nation’s roster consists of 30 riders, from 16 different nationalities, hailing from five continents, possessing multiple and sometimes contrasting religious views.
FIBA President Hamane Niang agreed to promote the Sports and Culture minister's request to host competitions in Israel for the tournament.
It shuts down when it snows.
Avdija, Cohen shine for blue-and-white as Mekel anchors strong defensive effort for Katash’s squad
Leader Maccabi Tel Aviv shuts out Ness Ziona • Rukavytsya, Maccabi Haifa handle Hadera
Holon tops Hapoel Tel Aviv • Yellow-and-blue downs Rishon heading into international break
Nahariya puts up tough fight in final, but Hapoel hangs on in 4th quarter to capture title.
'He is among the best Taekwondoists worldwide. Thousands of people come to his club'
Israeli Olympians have plenty to shoot for in Tokyo, Baseball team to be compensated as a group
Defending-champion Reds conquer Rishon in semifinals, Northerners hang on to edge Ness Ziona
Team Israel, Israel's national baseball team, provides inspiration to both Israelis and Diaspora Jews who take pride in its achievements
Leader Maccabi Tel Aviv held to draw at Beersheba • Maccabi Haifa stunned at home by Kfar Saba
Super Bowl LIV features the Chiefs and 49ers vying for football supremacy late Sunday night.
Maccabi Tel Aviv holds four-point lead atop table • Beitar Jerusalem edges Ness Ziona • Beersheba held
It is unclear if he will be back by February 22, when the next soccer season begins.
Injury depleted Maccabi Tel Aviv thrilled to sign 37-year-old big man to dismay of Hapoel Jerusalem
In a huge move for Israel's e-sports scene, the world's largest and most prestigious e-sports tournament will be held in Eilat in November 2020
English soccer club also becomes first team to formally adopt IHRA working definition of antisemitism
Hapoel Jerusalem, Mac TA victorious in continental play • Haifa ousts Uhm El Fahem in State Cup
Mac Haifa blanks Netanya, Beersheba stunned by cellar-dweller Ra’anana • Hap TA edges Bnei Yehuda
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