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Posts Tagged: Israel Olympics

September 5, 2023 11:01 am

Israeli Athletes Are Getting Ready for the Summer 2024 Olympics in Paris

With less than one year to go until the 2024 Paris summer Olympics, qualification across a number of sports have already begun. So far, 41 Israelis...

August 5, 2021 12:10 pm

After the Abraham Accords, Olympics Continue to Build Israeli-Arab Peace

This week, as I was flipping through the various Olympic channels, my eye caught the blue and white stripes of the Israeli flag alongside the...

August 3, 2021 3:51 pm

Israel’s Dejected US-Born Baseball Stars Hope to Inspire Native Heroes to Fill Their Cleats

Israel's Olympic baseball team won just once in five tries and were walloped twice, but also came tantalizingly close to playing for a medal in...

July 23, 2021 9:55 am

Olympics: After 49 Years, Israelis Killed at 1972 Munich Games Remembered in Opening Ceremony

Israeli Olympic team members killed by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich Olympics were remembered during the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday with a...

June 29, 2021 8:58 am

Going the Distance: Israeli Couple in the Running for Olympic Gold - Qualifying for the Olympic Games is every athlete’s dream. For Marhu and Selam Teferi, realizing this dream is twice as special, as both...

April 19, 2021 9:02 am

Team Israel Baseball Submits Expanded Roster for Tokyo Summer Olympics - The general manager of the Team Israel baseball has submitted an expanded roster of 44 players to the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), baseball’s...

December 21, 2020 1:14 pm

Gymnast Lihie Raz Wins First Israeli Medal in European Gymnastics Championship, Securing Olympics Spot

Artistic gymnast Lihie Raz on Sunday became the first Israeli to take home a medal at the Women’s European Artistic Gymnastics Championships, held this year...

September 20, 2019 9:46 am

Israel Wins Game 1 of the Olympics Qualifier Against Spain - Joey Wagman pitched a complete game shut-out to help take down Spain in Team Israel’s first game of the World Baseball and Softball...

August 18, 2016 4:41 am

Is This What Peace Looks Like? - It's not the end of the world just because an Egyptian athlete refused to shake hands with his Israeli counterpart at the Olympics in...

August 15, 2016 6:12 am

Arabic Media Invents Story of Olympic Revenge Against Israel

The Muslim world is still upset about the Egyptian judoka loss to an Israeli on Friday, after which Islam El Shahaby refused to shake hands with Or Sasson. So...

August 8, 2016 2:40 pm

USA Today Ranks Israeli Team Among Best Dressed Athletes at Olympics

Israel's team of athletes wore some of the best outfits during the parade of nations at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games on Friday...

August 8, 2016 12:20 pm

Olympic Committee Chiefs Slam Lebanese Team Over Clash With Israelis - The International Olympic Committee on Sunday issued a stern warning to the head of the Lebanese delegation to the games over his refusal to...

August 8, 2016 9:36 am

Israel’s First Female Olympic Wrestler Seeks to Make Family, Nation Proud in Rio - At 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighing around 150 pounds, 26-year-old optimistic and powerful blonde Ilana Kratysh will become the first-ever Israeli woman...

August 7, 2016 9:36 am

Lebanese Athletes Refuse to Share Bus With Israeli Team to Opening Ceremony of Olympics in Rio

Lebanese athletes refused to share a bus with the Israel team to get to Friday's Rio Olympic Games opening ceremony, members of both teams said. Lebanon...


Iran Sentences Rapper Toomaj Salehi to Death Over 2022-23 Unrest

An Iranian revolutionary court has sentenced well-known Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi to death for charges linked to Iran's 2022-23 unrest, his lawyer told Iranian newspaper Sharq on Wednesday. Salehi in his...


Israeli Hostage Families Make Passover Plea for Return of Missing Loved One...

Relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza will mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a week-long festival that...

Middle East

Drone, Rocket Attacks Targeted US Forces in Iraq, US Officials Say

US forces in Iraq and Syria faced two separate rocket and explosive drone attacks in less than 24 hours, Iraqi security sources and US officials told Reuters on Monday, the...

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