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Watch: Talking basketball, Zionism and Judaism

Watch Israeli NBA basketball player Omri Caspi's video podcast with a fellow basketball star - Amar’e Stoudemire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 1:16 AM

Patriots owner auctioning Super Bowl ring for COVID-19 charity

Robert Kraft puts up one of his Super Bowl rings for sale at auction on behalf of charity helping those affected by the coronavirus pandemicMarcy Oster, JTA, 5/12/2020, 7:28 AM

Meet Yael Arad — Israel's first Olympic medalist

I24NEWS speaks with Yael Arad, who in 1992 became Israel's first Olympic medalist, taking home the silver medal in judo.i24NEWS, 4/30/2020, 6:42 PM

NY Knicks cut consultant David Blatt

Israeli-American former basketball coach leaves New York Knicks after working as team consultant.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/22/2020, 2:59 PM

Olympic hopeful requests marathon not be held on Shabbat

Beatie Deutsch, Orthodox mother of 5, asks Olympic Committee to keep marathon off Shabbat.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/3/2020, 7:27 AM

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus

Annual Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled for the first time for a reason other than war.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2020, 4:09 AM

New date set for postponed Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, will begin on July 23 next year.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2020, 3:04 AM

YU b-ball made history - before coronavirus canceled its season

Not long after the Maccabees had advanced to Sweet 16 of NCAA D3 tournament, the rest of the tournament was canceled.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 3/25/2020, 8:09 PM

It's official: Olympic Games postponed until next year

2020 Tokyo Games postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, 3/25/2020, 2:09 AM

Report: Olympics to be postponed

International Olympic Committee member says Tokyo Olympics will be pushed back to 2021 due to the coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 3/24/2020, 2:13 AM

IOC: Postponing Olympics is an option

International Olympic Committee says postponing the 2020 Olympics due to coronavirus pandemic is one of its options.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2020, 4:05 AM

Two LA Lakers players test positive for coronavirus

Additional NBA players test positive for COVID-19, one week after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus.Elad Benari, 3/20/2020, 3:37 AM

Israel cycling team invites fans to 'online ride' with stars

The ride, open to fans from around the world, will help promote the “STAY AT HOME” message as part of the global fight against coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 9:27 AM

Euro 2020 soccer championship postponed by one year

UEFA announces that Euro 2020 will be held next summer due to coronavirus outbreak.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2020, 4:25 AM

NBA star Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirus

Brooklyn Nets star one of four members of the team to test positive for COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2020, 12:01 AM

How will Tokyo Olympics take place in wake of coronavirus?

Two plans suggest solutions for holding Tokyo Olympics as the world struggles to manage coronavirus outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 9:04 AM

MLB, NHL cancel games amid coronavirus outbreak

Major League Baseball cancels Spring Training and delays start of the season, while National Hockey League suspends 2019-2020 season.Elad Benari, 3/13/2020, 3:08 AM

NBA suspends season due to coronavirus

National Basketball Association announces that season is suspended until further notice after Utah Jazz player tests positive for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2020, 5:55 AM

2 NFL players train with the Israeli army

Adrian Peterson and Josh Norman run obstacle courses with soldiers and take Krav Maga lessons while on visit to Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/10/2020, 9:56 AM

Y.U. wins second-round NCAA D3 tournament win

Maccabees notch a 102-83 victory Saturday night over Penn State Harrisburg for Y.U.’s 29th straight win. The team is 29-1 this season.Ami Eden, JTA, 3/8/2020, 9:28 AM

Yeshiva University team wins first NCAA tournament game ever

Yeshiva university basketball team wins record victory in match against Engineers.Ben Harris, JTA, 3/7/2020, 6:50 PM

Iranian judoka to represent new country in Olympics

Saeid Mollaei, who fled Iran in dispute over competing against Israelis, to represent Mongolia at Tokyo Olympics.Elad Benari, 3/4/2020, 6:45 AM

Yeshiva University team wins bid to NCAA tournament

Yeshiva U men’s basketball team wins conference title to qualify for NCAA Division III tournament.Marc Brodsky, JTA, 3/2/2020, 7:40 AM

Texas Jewish school wins state basketball championship

Yavneh Academy of Dallas becomes first Jewish school to win a state champiomship in Texas history.Marcy Oster/JTA, 3/1/2020, 8:58 PM

Athletes take a knee during Israeli anthem at Yeshiva University

Video posted on social media shows players from Brooklyn College take a knee during "Hatikvah" before match at Yeshiva University.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 2/27/2020, 4:03 AM

Schwartzman wins longest match in tennis tournament’s history

Despite injury, Diego Schwartzman manages to net win after nearly four-hour quarterfinal match in the Buenos Aires Classic.JTA, 2/17/2020, 7:55 AM

'I'd like them to give me the opportunity to go for my dream'

Teenage Orthodox ping pong phenom Estee Ackerman may have to skip Olympics because trials are on Shabbat.Ben Sales, JTA, 2/15/2020, 8:59 PM

A marathon miracle

2 runners run Dead Sea Marathon side by side, exactly a year after one saved the other's life during the same race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 11:54 AM

Oxford Dictionary updates 'Yid' entry to include Tottenham fans

Dictionary updates definition of word "Yid" to include supporters of North London soccer team traditionally drawing local Jewish fans.AFP, 2/13/2020, 8:33 AM

Israeli mother of 5 wins Miami half-marathon race

Beatie Deutsch, religious mother of 5, wins half-marathon in Miami.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/11/2020, 8:45 AM

Journalist ties Kobe Bryant’s death to conspiracy theory on Jews

Journalist from Argentinian state television links Kobe Bryant's death to conspiracy theory on Jews, blames 'Zionists' for NBA star's death.JTA, 1/30/2020, 7:03 PM

Yeshiva University men’s basketball earns first national ranking

Yeshiva University's men's basketball team ranked in the Division III Top 25 for the first time ever.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/30/2020, 5:00 PM

Stoudemire wipes away tears upon hearing of Kobe Bryant’s death

Stoudemire wipes away tears during game in Israel upon hearing of death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant in helicopter crash.Marcy Oster - JTA, 1/27/2020, 6:50 PM

Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and eight others killed in a helicopter crash in southern California.David Rosenberg, 1/27/2020, 1:28 AM

Israel’s Olympic baseball team preps for Tokyo

The Olympics squad is Israel’s first-ever in baseball and only the fourth in any team sport - winter or summer.Hillel Kuttler, JTA, 1/26/2020, 8:07 AM

Amar’e Stoudemire signs with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Hapoel Jerusalem fans accuse Stoudemire of being a 'traitor' for signing with rival club.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/22/2020, 9:14 PM

Aly Raisman won't compete in 2020 Olympics

Aly Raisman, Jewish-American Olympic medalist, says she won't compete in Tokyo Olympics. 'Never underestimate the power of a kid's dreams.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/20/2020, 9:19 AM

Chelsea soccer team adopts the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Chelsea FC becomes first sports team in the world to adopt International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 3:25 PM

Chelsea soccer club unveils new Holocaust mural

Chelsea soccer club unveils mural with Jewish soccer players murdered at Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/18/2020, 9:29 PM

Israel gets its first Formula One race car driver

Roy Nissany named the official test driver for the UK-based Williams Group, a top Formula One team.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/16/2020, 2:13 AM

Iranian Olympic medalist defects to Europe

Kimia Alizadeh, only woman to win an Olympic medal for Iran, becomes latest athlete to defect from Iran,cites 'injustice' towards athletes.Gary Willig, 1/12/2020, 2:52 PM

Holocaust survivor and world’s oldest Olympic champion, turns 99

Agnes Keleti, the world's oldest living Olympic champion who netted 10 medals, survived Holocaust and immigrated to Israel in 1957.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/10/2020, 9:17 AM

Amar’e Stoudemire calls on Jews to 'stay strong'

Former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire releases video in support of Jewish people following series of anti-Semitic attacks in New York area.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/6/2020, 6:10 PM

Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

Stern, who is credited with leading NBA through a period of growth in the 1980s, dies several weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 11:24 PM

David Blatt signs with the New York Knicks

Israeli former Cleveland Cavaliers coach returns to NBA in consulting position for New York Knicks.Gary Willig, 12/18/2019, 9:27 PM

Soccer star: 'No chance I'll cooperate with New Israel Fund'

Israeli soccer star withdraws from project because of NIF involvement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 10:13 AM

Haredi mother of 5 may have to give up her Olympic dream

American-Israeli marathon runner may have to give up on Olympic race after run bumped up from Sunday to Saturday.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/10/2019, 8:43 AM

Julian Edelman wears custom cleats to support Israeli baseball

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman wears custom star of David cleats in support of baseball in Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/10/2019, 7:40 AM

Watch: Iranian athletes are coming to Israel

Iranian refugee judokas enroll in the Tel Aviv Judo Grand Prix.ILTV, 11/29/2019, 8:28 AM

Charges dropped against anti-Semitic Belgian soccer fans

Prosecutors in Belgium decide not to prosecute soccer supporters who sang at a match about burning Jews.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2019, 5:02 AM

Soccer stars help produce US remake of Israeli reality show

US women's national team players Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris help remake an Israeli TV show for the US.Emily Burack, JTA, 11/22/2019, 7:13 AM

When Messi met sick children

Sylvan Adams, who is behind the "Save a Child’s Heart" project, brings children from Africa to meet Argentine soccer star.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 11:40 PM

Lionel Messi & Argentina's soccer team arrive in Israel

Argentinian national soccer team arrives in Israel ahead of much-anticipated soccer match against Uruguay in Tel AvivYoni Kempinski, 11/17/2019, 9:34 PM

European athletics championships to age 18 coming to Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor: 'After months of effort, I am delighted we will host European Championship. Look forward to great sporting celebration.'Orli Harari, 11/13/2019, 2:09 AM

BDS launches campaign against Tel Aviv soccer match

Soccer match to be held in Tel Aviv between Argentinian and Uruguayan national teams targeted by anti-Israel boycott.JTA, 11/11/2019, 7:16 AM

Hall of Famer Roger Staubach honored for his support of Israel

Former Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Roger Staubach honored for his long-time support of Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/5/2019, 7:45 AM

Iranian judoka recognized as refugee in Germany

Saeid Mollaei fled to Germany after being ordered to throw away match in order not to compete against an Israeli.Elad Benari, 11/3/2019, 3:15 AM