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Olympic coach stands up for Israeli swimmers banned from Malaysia

Award-winning Polish swim coach Bart Kizierowski vows not to train Malaysian athletes if Israelis are banned from their country.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/02/2019
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia's PM: 'The world obeys Israel, we don't'

Mahathir said that Malaysia has the right “to voice our own feelings and to have our own policies.”

28/01/2019
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Malaysia stripped of paralympic swimming championships after Israelis ban

The International Paralympic Committee vowed that all athletes should be able to compete without discrimination, after the Muslim-majority country barred Israelis from the competition.

27/01/2019
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Australian politician: Malaysian PM 'bigot' for banning Israeli athletes

Member of Parliament Michael Danby called on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to host the Paralympics swimmers in Australia instead.

Malaysia reaffirms ban on Israeli athletes

Days after vowing to bar Israelis, Malaysia reaffirms ban on athletes for event.

By REUTERS
16/01/2019
Another great achievement for Israel’s Pezaro in the pool

It was the 21st medal in the illustrious career of the 31-year-old Israeli swimmer.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
15/08/2018
Paralyzed man finishes London Marathon aided by Israeli robotic suit

The London Marathon dubbed him #SpiritofLondon award winner for 2018, and despite not winning any official medals, he received numerous donation medals from spectators and supporters.

L’horizon pour limite

Les stars paralympiques israéliennes Moran Samuel et Pascale Berkowitz sont un modèle de courage et une source d’inspiration

By PATRICIA GOLAN
21/01/2018
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Health advisory issued to attendees of the Olympics in S. Korea

Depending on the passenger’s immune status, he or she should be vaccinated against hepatitis A, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, chickenpox, mumps and measles.

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