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Soccer clubs kick off qualifying • Judoka Sasson takes gold • Husband, wife qualify for Olympics • Rowers medal
"Refraining from participating in competitions with athletes of the Zionist regime is an issue of the Muslim world, and athletes from 20 countries refrain from doing so."
“In a historic breakthrough, the International Judo Federation announced that for Iran’s judo athletes the boycotts would be no more.”
Noa Bauer recounts the great moment in Rio in which she saw her friend Yarden Gerbi win a bronze medal for Israel.
By NOA BAUER
Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes.
By ALLON SINAI
Israel’s judo medal winner garners praise from all corners of country after claiming 8th blue-and-white Olympic podium finish.
Muki did his best to hide the injuries during his preparations for the Olympics, but finally revealed their true extent on Monday.
Yarden Gerbi claimed a bronze medal in the women's under-63 kilogram judo competition at the Rio Olympics.
Or Sasson ended the over-100 kilogram competition in second place, only being stopped in the final by Olympic and world champion Teddy Riner of France.
"I was fortunate to hear the Israeli national anthem played in Georgia," Or Sasson says after win.
After Shira Rishony claimed a silver medal in the under-48 kilogram event on Friday, Yarden Gerbi and Linda Bolder both went one better on Saturday.
Israel’s athletes regularly suffer due to their nationality and the last thing they need is to defend themselves from their own countrymen and women.
Israeli judoka suffers heartbreaking defeats in the women’s under-63 kilogram competition in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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