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Gaza riots won’t prevent Messi’s Argentinian soccer team from playing in Israel
The possible nixing of a friendly soccer match between the Israeli national team, led by Tel Ben Haim, and the Argentinian national team, headed by Lionel Messi, has been averted.
Celebrated Jerusalem soccer team now named for Trump
Beitar Jerusalem thanked the president for recognizing Jerusalem and moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the capital, saying it would now be called “Beitar Trump Jerusalem.”
Famed Giro d’Italia bike race kicks off in Jerusalem
For the first time, the world’s best bike riders will compete in the famed 101-year-old Giro d’Italia cycling race in Jerusalem on May 4.
Leaf makes history as first Israeli in NBA playoffs
.J. Leaf became the first Israeli to play in the NBA playoffs on Friday, when the Indiana Pacers put him on the court for the last three minutes of play in Game 6 of the first-round playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Israelis win gold and bronze medals in European Judo Championships
Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won first place, closely defeating Sami Chouchi from Belgium just seconds before a sudden-death match was declared.
A fair fight?
Tunisia denies Israel entry to Taekwondo championships
While the Israeli delegation agreed to Tunisian demands, including that Israel’s national anthem would not be played if any participants won the gold, the Israeli team was met with a refusal by the Tunisian authorities, who claimed that Israel had submitted entry forms too late.
New book: A slam dunk for African-American hoopsters who take to Israel
More than 800 African-American players have competed in Israel. “This phenomenon was hiding in plain sight,” David A. Goldstein, author of “Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land,” told JNS. “It’s a phenomenon that’s much larger than many realize.”
UAE apologizes to Israeli judo team, but is it ‘too little and too late?’
International Jewish athletes ‘return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games
Surprise! Jews are good at baseball
Unsporting behavior, a call to end Israeli athletic discrimination
At Rio, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia lose their Olympic spirit over Israel
Remembering Myra Kraft on Super Bowl Sunday
Opening the gates for Israel’s slain Olympians in Rio de Janeiro
Coach David Blatt’s NBA hiring hailed as ‘incredible’ for Jewish community