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Yair Kravits (3) and Deni Avdija celebrate during last night’s victory over Montenegro.
Israel cruises into Under-20 quarterfinals

Madar, Avdija & Co. help blue-and-white rout Montenegro, showdown with Lithuania on tap

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
17/07/2019
Deni Avdija, 18, has all the tools to become the next Israeli basketball player to play in the NBA
Deni Avdija turning heads wherever he plays

After Basketball Without Borders MVP, Israeli teenager being touted as a lottery pick in 2020 NBA Draft.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
28/02/2019
Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun celebrates his 2 RBI
Ryan Braun to pass Hank Greenberg as all-time Jewish home run leader

Braun was as prominent a Jewish sports icon as there was in any professional league.

By SCOTT BARANCIK/JTA
15/01/2019
Lior Eliyahu (right) and Hapoel Jerusalem duel with Eliyahu's former team, Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Maccabi TA, Jerusalem renew rich rivalry

Israel’s most accomplished powerhouses set to tip off for local basketball bragging rights.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
14/12/2018
Hoopster superstar Dikembe Mutombo inaugurates the Jr. NBA in Israel

Mutombo - the Congolese American retired basketball star today well known for his humanitarian work.

Maccabi Tel Aviv players
Maccabi TA takes on Anadolu Efes

The yellow-and-blue are coming off a loss to Gran Canaria.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
19/11/2018
SCOTLAND’S ANDREW ROBERTSON prepares for the match against Israel yesterday at Hampden Park
Israel faces Scotland for top spot

A win or a draw at Hampden Park will give the blue-and-white the opportunity to advance to the Euros should they not qualify through the standard qualification tournament which begins in early 2019.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
19/11/2018
Soccer ball (illustrative)
Mac TA, Hapoel Beersheba win

Beitar coach Guy Luzon parts ways with club after match

Red Sox survive 9th, close out Yanks in Game 4

The Red Sox advanced to the AL Championship Series, where they will host Houston Astros in Game 1 on Saturday.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
11/10/2018
Israeli Linoy Ashram, Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, 2018
Israel’s Linoy Ashram continues to rack up rhythmic gymnastics medals

It’s clear that rhythmic gymnastics in one of the sports that Israel has been able to make a significant mark.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
14/09/2018
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