Putin and RioThe Olympics are tainted by money, politics and moral pressure.
I heard my opponent say, 'Allahu Akbar'Olympic medalist Uri Sasson describes his experience fighting his Egyptian opponent. "He looked at us as if he wanted to murder us."
2016 Olympics: 7 Jewish American Olympians to watch in RioGabe Friedman gives a run-down on 7 star Jewish athletes competing for the US in the Olympics this summer.
UN remembers Israeli athletes murdered in 1972 OlympicsIsraeli Mission to the UN holds memorial event to honor the Israeli athletes murdered in the attack on the 1972 Munich Olympics.
Olympic Committee decides against full ban for Russian athletesAfter calls for a total ban against Russian athletes in the Olympics for doping, the IOC decides against complete ban.
Israeli sports minister won't attend Olympic ceremonySports and Culture Minister Miri Regev says due to the fact that schedule would mean violating Shabbat, she won't be attending.
NFL player Nate Ebner makes US Olympic rugby teamNate Ebner of the New England Patriots qualifies for American Olympic men's rugby sevens team.
Athletes Lionel Messi, Oscar Pistorius sentenced to jailSoccer star Lionel Messi sentenced to 21 months for tax fraud, former Olympian Pistorius receives six years for murder.
Israeli app to guide Olympics-goers through Rio streetsIsraeli app 'Moovit' guides tourists and locals alike along the safest routes to and between Olympic events.
Athletes murdered in Munich to be honored at Rio gamesBrazilian, Israeli officials to hold ceremony commemorating massacred Israelis athletes during 2016 summer Olympic games.
UK Paralympic star calls for tribute to slain Israeli athletesBritish Paralympic star calls for minute of silence at Rio Games in memory of Israelis murdered at Munich Olympics.
Regev: Being Quiet About PA Sports was a 'Mistake'Israel should address the PA's cynical use of sports to promote terrorism like any other issue, Culture Minister Miri Regev says.
Next 'Sportsfare': Campaign Against Israel in 2016 Olympics?Foreign Ministry officials already preparing ahead of an anticipated fight by PA to have Israel ousted from the pinnacle of world sports.
Asia's Olympic Chief Calls for Hijab to be AllowedAsia's Olympic chief urges all sports to let women wear hijab headscarf, after Qatar's basketball team quits Asian Games in fury.
Ceremony Marks 40 Years Since Munich MassacreA ceremony was held in Germany to commemorate Israeli athletes and coaches who were brutally murdered at 1972 Munich Olympics Games.
Olympic 'Jewish Star' to be Inducted into Hall of FameJewish American Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman will be inducted into The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
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.
Olympic 'Jewish Star' Accepts Invitation to Visit IsraelGold-winning American Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman has accepted an invitation from Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein to visit Israel.
Jewish Gymnast Honors Israeli VictimsJewish gymnast Aly Raisman reveals she chose the tune to her gold-medal routine in honor of the Israelis murdered in the 1972 Games.
Neo-Nazi Ties May Force German Athletes to Take Democracy PledgeGermany may force athletes to make a commitment to democracy; announcement comes days after national rower left Olympics over neo-Nazi ties
Jewish American Gymnast Aly Raisman Takes GoldJewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman captured the gold medal in her ultimate triumph in the women’s individual floor exercise on Tuesday
Israeli Runner: They Stole My Shoes and Stole the RaceAfter failing to move up to the men's 400m track semifinals at the Olympics, Israeli sprinter Donald Sanford blamed his loss on stolen shoes
German Rower Ousted from Olympics Over Neo-Nazi TiesGerman rower Nadja Drygalla left the Olympic Village on Friday following reports that her boyfriend was a far-right extremist.
'I Am Nothing Without Them' Hebrew Tattoo Stuns IOCFabian Gilot, a member of France’s freestyle swimming team, raised his arm revealing a Hebrew tattoo saying, “I am nothing without them.”
Jewish Gymnast Makes Olympic Finals Performing 'Hava Nagila'American Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman reached the Olympics women's artistic gymnastics finals, beating world champion Jordyn Wieber.
Video: The Double Life of Israeli Soldier-Olympic HopefulYahel is a champion water polo athlete, works with troubled children and is a dedicated soldier – with eyes on the Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Iranian Claims 'Gut Infection' to Avoid Israeli CompetitionAn Iranian athlete likely to compete against an Israeli withdrew from the competition, claiming he was suffering from a “gut infection.”
Lebanese Olympians Refuse to Train on Mat with IsraelisOlympic officials erected a screen between Lebanon's and Israel's judo fighters after Lebanese refused to train on same mat as the Israelis.
British Islamists Call Off Protest Against 'Evil' Olympic GamesA group of British Islamists called off a protest outside the London Olympic Park to denounce “the evil of the Games.”
Join 'Minute for Munich,' Streaming OnlineJoin the global campaign to commemorate Israel's murdered athletes on Friday morning, July 27.
Israel's Olympic Windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi is 'Peaceful, Calm'Israeli Olympian windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi talks about what keeps him going as he prepares to compete in the 2012 London Olympics.
Germany Received Warning of Munich Massacre, Der Spiegel ReportsThe German government had advance warning of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre, Der Spiegel reported Sunday.
NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli AthletesNBC sportscaster Bob Costas to hold moment of silence for slain Israeli athletes.
London Mayor Disagrees with IOC on Remembering Munich AthletesLondon mayor Boris Johnson tells user on Twitter: "“Believe me we will have" a moment of silence for Munich victims.
BBC Still Playing Games with Jerusalem's StatusOlympic website says Jerusalem is the "seat of government," Israel pressing it to write "capital."
Olympics Opening ‘Not Fitting’ to Remember Munich MassacreThe opening ceremony of the London Summer Olympics is “not fit” to remember the Munich Massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, says IOC chief.
Israel Fears Second Olympics Massacre in LondonMossad fears of a "London Massacre" at the Olympics, 40 years after Munich Massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, looms over London.
Muslims Barred IOC from Honoring Murdered IsraelisAn Olympics official admits that Muslims blocked one-minute silence for 11 murdered Israeli athletes, one of the widows said.
Britain Hastily Details 3500 Troops To Fill Olympic ShortfallShortly before the Olympic Games are to begin, the British Army has to come up with a lot of extra bodies.
Peres to Honor the Sabbath and Skip Olympics OpeningHonoring the Sabbath is more important for President Shimon Peres than attending the opening of the Summer Olympics.
London Police Nab Female Terrorist SuspectLondon police have arrested a female terrorist suspect, the seventh caught in a sting operation carried out last week. No identity released.
IOC Quashes Hopes for Moment of Silence for Munich VictimsInternational Olympic Committee clarifies that "the opening ceremony in London will not include any element of commemoration."
Muslim Convert One of Six Arrested Near Olympic SiteBritish Muslim convert was one of six people arrested over a suspected terror plot, just over a mile away from site of Olympic Games.
A 'Personal' Moment for Murdered Israeli Athletes?Chairman of London Organizing Committee for 2012 Olympic Games, Lord Coe, said he will hold a “personal” moment for Israeli athletes.
Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic TorchA hareidi young man with seven charities to his name will carry the Olympic Torch in London.
Ayalon to IOC: Refusal to Hold Minute of Silence 'Unacceptable'International Olympic Committee rejects plea to hold minute of silence in honor of the Israeli Olympic team murdered at 1972 Munich Games.
Ahmadinejad to Attend 2012 Olympic Games?Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Thursday that he wants to attend the London Olympic Games.
US Congressmen Call for Moment of Silence at Olympic GamesRep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) urged Olympic Committee to reconsider its refusal to honor murdered Israeli athletes.
London Olympics: Jerusalem Capital of 'Palestine,' not IsraelOn official website, Israel had no capital; capital of "Palestine" was Jerusalem. Israelis protested, error was fixed.
Judoka Arik Ze'evi Takes 4th European ChampionshipZe'evi, 35, is the oldest person to win the European championship tournament.
Video: '40 Years of Silence on Munich Massacre Long Enough'Families of Israeli athletes murdered at 1972 Olympics beseech International Olympic Committee to hold minute of silence.
Olympic Committee Refuses to Commemorate Munich MassacreOlympic Committee rejects request for official commemoration of Israeli athletes murdered in '72 Olympics.
Red Crescent Medics, Olympic Goalkeeper Arrested for TerrorIDF, Shin Bet arrest 13 terrorists who fired at the IDF in January and planned more attacks -- including a member of PA Olympic team.
Coins to be Awarded to Israeli Olympic Medalists"Gymnastic Coin," illustrating strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and grace, to be presented to Israeli Olympic winners.
Using the Olympics to Champion the "Palestinian" CauseAthletic competition or political forum?
Israel Treats Ailing Wife of Munich Massacre MastermindIsrael’s humanitarianism reaches new levels. It treats the ailing wife of the Munich Massacre mastermind and allows relatives to visit her.