Israel will host international lacrosse championships in 2018

Israel becomes first country other than US, Canada, England, Australia to host Lacrosse tournament.JTA, 5/27/2017, 11:33 PM

Lawsuit demands equal rights for religious Jewish athletes

Supreme Court receives petition to stop discrimination against Sabbath-observant athletes among professional sports associations in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 3:49 PM

Proud to play ball for Israel, proud to visit Israel

Watch: We met the Jewish MLB players who will be representing Israel at the World Baseball Classic in South KoreaYoni Kempinski, 1/13/2017, 7:12 AM

Athletes named to International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Two American athletes and songwriter who wrote “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.JTA, 12/25/2016, 5:21 PM

Culture minister: Minute of silence for Italian quake victims

Miri Regev has called for a minute of silence in honor of Italian earthquake victims at upcoming Italy-Israel soccer game.Neri Weiss, 8/28/2016, 4:12 PM

Why you’re more likely to support Israel if you ‘get’ sports

Sports are the last vestige of a central aspect of traditional morality in western culture. Shai Landesman, 8/17/2016, 12:15 AM

Will recent Olympic wins inspire Israeli youth?

Israeli society is embracing their judo Olympic medalists. ILTV speaks with Reuters sports reporter Ori Lewis.ILTV, 8/15/2016, 2:23 AM

Israeli Judo athlete one win from Olympic medal

After string of disappointments to open Rio Olympics, Israeli Judoka Sagi Muki advances to semi-finals after winning 3 fights.Shai Landesman, 8/8/2016, 7:03 PM

Jerusalem hospital to compete in EPSN basketball tournament

Shaare Zedek Hospital’s newest dream team is to demonstrate its talent on the hardwood - and they need your vote to win.Shoshana Miskin, 5/5/2016, 6:55 PM

Julian Edelman named 4th-best Jewish player in NFL history

Patriot’s wide receiver honored by American Jewish Historical Society referenced his Jewish heritage in interviews and social media.Shoshana Miskin, 1/25/2016, 11:59 AM

State to intervene in anti-Israel sports boycotts

PM orders National Security Council to directly intervene in discrimination against Israelis at global events, following judo fiasco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2015, 11:51 AM

Improving Israeli Girls' Lives Through Sports

Sima Menora tells Arutz Sheva about organization she founded in memory of her daughters, and how it is turning around the lives of girls.Gedalyah Reback, 3/11/2015, 5:48 PM

Abbas's Fatah Names Sports Tournament After Terrorists

Arch-terrorists Raed Al-Karmi, Dalal Mughrabi glorified in PA-sponsored sports tournament in 'Palestine solidarity' event.Tova Dvorin, 1/30/2015, 8:11 AM

New Sports Stadium in Jerusalem Expected to Boost Tourism

480 million shekel spent on Hapayis Hall; Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says city is 'back to leading Israel as the center of culture.'Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2014, 9:12 PM

ICC Investigating Cricketer's Pro-Hamas Wristbands

England cricketer wears wristbands saying 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' during match; Malaysian cyclist given warning for similar stunt.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2014, 10:12 PM

Yeshiva University Mens' Tennis Team Makes it to NCAA Playoffs

Victory over Mount St. Mary’s means Yeshiva U. tennis team earns college its first National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.Matt Yaniv, 4/28/2014, 6:22 PM

Israeli Equestrians Ride High In Int'l Competition

Israeli equestrian team makes history by competing in international event for the first time, raises hopes for 2016 Olympics.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 11:59 AM

Dutch Soccer Team Leaves Star Israeli Player Behind

Star Israeli-national soccer player Dan Mori banned from Abu Dhabi due to nationality. Dutch politician slams 'cowardly' decision.Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2014, 5:14 PM

IFA Forbids Kippah Wearing on Soccer Field

Israel Football Association Referees' Union forbids religious players from wearing kippot during matches for 'reasons of unity.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva News, 1/3/2014, 1:13 AM

Israeli Chess Team Forced to Compete Under Anonymous Title

Under-18 Israeli chess team, competing in World Championship in Abu Dhabi, forced to play under anonymity.Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 10:29 AM

Terror Survivor: We Can Only Look Forward

Asael Shabo recalls terror massacre, speaks of his experience on Jewish-Arab sports team.Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2013, 2:22 PM

The Face of the Maccabiah Games Expresses Jewish Pride

"It's very special because everybody is Jewish," says Sophie Klooster from Holland, one of the 9,500 athletes visiting Israel.Ben Bresky, 7/26/2013, 6:45 PM

Videos and Photos: Formula 1

Formula One and GT Motors cars take to the streets of Jerusalem as thousands cheer.Hezki Baruch & Kuvien Images, 6/14/2013, 9:05 AM

FC Barcelona to Visit Israel and Palestinian Authority

Barcelona team members to hold sporting workshops for Israeli and PA Arab children in August.Elad Benari, 5/23/2013, 5:16 AM

Jewish Group Blasts 'Electronic-Intifada' for Sports Boycott

“Ideological forebearers of today's racists, in Nazi Germany had 'ethnically cleansed' sports, as blatantly demonstrated in 1936 Olympics.” Arutz Sheva staff, 5/22/2013, 11:17 AM

Israeli Athlete Again Subjected to Anti-Semitic Abuse

British Chelsea football club has called on police to investigate another incident of anti-Semitic abuse directed at Israeli midfielder.Arutz Shev Staff, 5/9/2013, 2:46 PM

Teen from Samaria Takes Gold in Europe

17-year-old Israeli from Samaria wins at karate championship; 13-year-old prepares to face off in judo.Maayana Miskin, 5/5/2013, 9:32 AM

Racial Slurs Against Israeli Soccer Player 'Cross Limit'

England’s Chelsea soccer club launched an investigation into claims that Israeli player Yossi Benayoun was the target of anti-Semitic slurs.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/24/2013, 10:35 PM

Israeli Windsurfer Wins Fourth World Championship

Israeli windsurfer Lee Korzits won the RS-X windsurfing World Championships in Buzios, Brazil for the fourth time. Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/6/2013, 10:48 PM

Three Charged with 'Aggravated Violence' Following Soccer Attack

Tottenham supporters were attacked in a Lyon bar on the eve of a Europa League game.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/24/2013, 12:47 PM

Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Stars Boatwright, Lassoff, Die

Jim Boatwright helped win historic Euroleague championship in 1977. Howie Lassoff died Thursday. Both succumbed to cancer.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2013, 11:10 AM

Video: Planned Mini-Golf Park in the City of Ashdod

A mini golf park that is being planned for the city of Ashdod will be the first of many such parks throughout Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 1/30/2013, 4:14 AM

Israeli Soccer Player Targeted by Anti-Semitic Facebook Attacks

Israeli soccer player Tal Ben Haim of the Queens Park Rangers was targeted by a wave of anti-Semitic abuse on the club’s Facebook page.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/13/2013, 10:40 PM

Israeli Wins World Tennis Championship for Children

Ishai Oliel is world champion for children aged up to 12 – the first Israeli to hold the title. Netanyahu called to congratulate.Gil Ronen, 12/23/2012, 8:28 PM

'Team Israel’ Aims for Home Run for Judaism and Zionism

“Team Israel” fields a team of mostly non-Israeli Jews in the World Baseball Classic that may bring players closer to Judaism and Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 9/19/2012, 9:42 PM

Israeli Veteran Takes Paralympic Gold

IDF veteran Noam Gershoni wins gold in the men’s tennis singles at the Paralympics.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2012, 8:54 PM

Olympic 'Jewish Star' to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Jewish American Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman will be inducted into The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/28/2012, 8:38 PM

White Sox Player: I'll Play for Israel at World Baseball Classic

Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis said he will play for Team Israel at the World Baseball Classic.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/23/2012, 2:52 PM

Netanyahu Hosts Israel’s Paralympic Hopefuls

As Olympic team returns, Paralympic athletes prepare for their events. Netanyahu, ‘You are already champions.’, 8/15/2012, 12:08 AM

JCC Maccabi Games Kick off in Rockland with 'Minute for Munich'

The 2012 JCC Maccabi Games kicked off Sunday night in Rockland County, N.Y., in the largest organized sports event for Jewish teens. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/13/2012, 1:25 PM

Returning Olympian: It Was a Lot of Fun

First female Israeli swimmer to make the Olympic semi-finals says she had fun, reached her goals.Maayana Miskin, 8/10/2012, 1:11 PM

Israeli Gymnast: It’s Not Easy to Win a Medal

Israeli gymnast Alex Shatilov tells Arutz Sheva that he’s pleased even without a medal.Maayana Miskin, 8/10/2012, 10:51 AM

Committee to Investigate ‘Olympics Failure’

Sports Minister to investigate ‘failures’ in preparation for Olympic games as Israeli team to come home without medals. Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2012, 7:14 PM

Israeli Runner: They Stole My Shoes and Stole the Race

After failing to move up to the men's 400m track semifinals at the Olympics, Israeli sprinter Donald Sanford blamed his loss on stolen shoesRachel Hirshfeld , 8/6/2012, 11:08 AM

Lebanese Olympians Refuse to Train on Mat with Israelis

Olympic officials erected a screen between Lebanon's and Israel's judo fighters after Lebanese refused to train on same mat as the Israelis.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/29/2012, 2:02 PM

Pray for a Safe Olympics - It's Jihadists vs. the Cowardly Lion

Op-ed: Every morning, sports fans around the globe will start their day with the same question: did anything happen to the Jews overnight? Dr. Philip Brodie, 7/24/2012, 7:34 AM

Israeli World Champion and Sabbath Competition

An Israeli teen who is a world champion in fencing struggles over Sabbath competitions. Maayana Miskin, 6/1/2012, 1:11 PM

First International (American) Football Game in Israel

Football in Israel has acquired a distinctly American look, with a new blue-and-white National Team.Chana Ya'ar, 5/16/2012, 4:24 PM

Tigers' Outfielder Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Slurs

Young: "I put myself in a bad situation and have no one to blame but myself."Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/6/2012, 4:24 PM

Judoka Arik Ze'evi Takes 4th European Championship

Ze'evi, 35, is the oldest person to win the European championship tournament.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2012, 10:07 PM

Yesha Woman Aims for 2nd European Championships Victory

Bat-El Gatterer, 24, talks religion and sports with Arutz Sheva before her second European Championships.Maayana Miskin, 4/6/2012, 3:14 PM

‘Global March’ Marathon on Tel Aviv

More than 35,000 runners are expected at the Tel Aviv Gillette Marathon, the same day Arabs are organizing a Global March on Jerusalem.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2012, 2:08 PM

Virtual Online Tour Preparing for the 2012 Jerusalem Marathon

The 2nd Jerusalem Marathon is set for March 16, 2012. Watch the virtual tour of the marathon's route.Yoni Kempinski, 11/30/2011, 5:46 AM

Football Related Scandal Traumatizes the United States

The legendary and unifying figure of Joe Paterno is currently under assault for failure to report sex abuse of minors by his subordinate.Amiel Ungar, 11/10/2011, 8:33 AM

IDF Holds its Annual Combat Championship

IDF held its annual combat championship for commanders at the Wingate Institute. Officers with the rank of Lt.-Col. or higher took part.Elad Benari, 10/6/2011, 5:37 AM

Maccabi TA in Turkey for Soccer, and Political, Showdown

Thousands of police will be on the highest alert in Istanbul Thursday night, as Maccabi Tel Aviv plays Turkey's Beskitas.David Lev, 9/15/2011, 3:35 PM

Synagogue Basketball League Creates Team Spirit

If you thought religious Judaism and sports don’t mix, think again. The Petah Tikvah synagogue league proves otherwise. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/31/2011, 3:10 AM