sports

Israel hoops holds emotional awards event ahead of Tel Aviv derby duel for title

Maccabi Tel Aviv will duel with city rival Hapoel in the best-of-three final, which began late Thursday night with Game 1 at Yad Eliyahu.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
14/06/2024

MLB veteran Kevin Pillar enjoys his place as a Jewish baseball star

Kevin Pillar ranks among the best Jewish hitters in many categories and has surpassed notable MLB career thresholds including 1,000 hits, 100 home runs, 100 stolen bases and 500 runs scored.

By JACOB GURVIS/JTA
12/06/2024

Just before Euro 2024: Walla launches new sports app

Walla is preparing for a year packed with international sports events, featuring exclusive digital broadcasting rights for Euro 2024 and Copa América.

By WALLA! BRANJA
11/06/2024

Israel seeks redemption against Belarus after Hungary loss, celebrates hostage rescue

After a 3-0 loss to Hungary, Israel prepares to face Belarus under new coach Ran Ben Shimon. The team aims to improve coordination and celebrated the rescue of four hostages.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
11/06/2024

First Israeli to win Grand Slam wheelchair title celebrates victory and hostages return

Israeli tennis player Guy Sasson won the French Open Quad Wheelchair finals, his first Grand Slam singles title, amid dramatic ups and downs, learning of significant news afterward.

By HOWARD BLAS
11/06/2024

Coach Ben Shimon seeks to improve team's performance after loss in friendly match against Hungary

Israel suffered a 3-0 defeat to Hungary in a friendly match. Despite tactical adjustments, Israel couldn't recover, with coach Ben Shimon focusing on learning from the experience.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
10/06/2024

Basketball drama: Maccabi and Hapoel dominate premier league finals

Maccabi Tel Aviv sweeps Hapoel Jerusalem in the Israel Premier League finals, while Hapoel Tel Aviv evens their series against Ironi Kiryat Ata, setting up decisive games.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
10/06/2024

Jewish publicist and noted ‘good guy’ Fred Sternburg joins the International Boxing Hall of Fame

After nearly 40 years of pitching clever boxing storylines, Sternburg, 65, is taking center stage for the first time.

By JACOB GURVIS/JTA
07/06/2024

Mac TA rallies past Jerusalem in semifinal opener

Tamir Blatt, Bonzie Colson and Roman Sorkin were able to outduel Khadeen Carrington and Speedy Smith down the stretch to snatch the win from the jaws of defeat.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
07/06/2024

Ben Shimon stoked for blue-and-white debut

National Team returns to pitch with friendlies against Hungary and Belarus as new coach charts course

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
07/06/2024
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