Olympics

Report:Germany Received Warning of Munich Massacre

Report:Germany Received Warning of Munich Massacre

The German government had advance warning of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre, Der Spiegel reported Sunday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/23/2012, 11:29 AM
Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli Athletes

Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli Athletes

NBC sportscaster Bob Costas to hold moment of silence for slain Israeli athletes.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/23/2012, 10:28 AM
London Mayor Disagrees with IOC

London Mayor Disagrees with IOC

London mayor Boris Johnson tells user on Twitter: "Believe me we will have" a moment of silence for Munich victims.Elad Benari, 7/23/2012, 2:16 AM
BBC Still Playing Games with Jerusalem's Status

BBC Still Playing Games with Jerusalem's Status

Olympic website says Jerusalem is the "seat of government," Israel pressing it to write "capital."Gil Ronen, 7/22/2012, 9:51 PM
Olympics Opening ‘Not Fit’ to Note Munich Massacre

Olympics Opening ‘Not Fit’ to Note Munich Massacre

The opening ceremony of the London Summer Olympics is “not fit” to remember the Munich Massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, says IOC chief. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/22/2012, 11:02 AM
Israel Fears Second Olympics Massacre in London

Israel Fears Second Olympics Massacre in London

Mossad fears of a "London Massacre" at the Olympics, 40 years after Munich Massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, looms over London. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/22/2012, 7:37 AM
Muslims Barred IOC from Honoring Murdered Israelis

Muslims Barred IOC from Honoring Murdered Israelis

An Olympics official admits that Muslims blocked one-minute silence for 11 murdered Israeli athletes, one of the widows said.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/17/2012, 8:36 AM
Civilian Firm Fails To Meet Olympic Guard Quota

Civilian Firm Fails To Meet Olympic Guard Quota

Shortly before the Olympic Games are to begin, the British Army has to come up with a lot of extra bodies.Amiel Ungar, 7/16/2012, 2:21 AM
Peres to Honor the Sabbath, Skip Olympics Opening

Peres to Honor the Sabbath, Skip Olympics Opening

Honoring the Sabbath is more important for President Shimon Peres than attending the opening of the Summer Olympics.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 9:14 PM
London Police Nab Female Terrorist Suspect

London Police Nab Female Terrorist Suspect

London police have arrested a female terrorist suspect, the seventh caught in a sting operation carried out last week. No identity released.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2012, 11:16 AM
IOC: No Moment of Silence for Munich Victims

IOC: No Moment of Silence for Munich Victims

International Olympic Committee clarifies that "the opening ceremony in London will not include any element of commemoration."Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2012, 10:04 PM
Muslim Convert Arrested Near Olympic Site

Muslim Convert Arrested Near Olympic Site

British Muslim convert was one of six people arrested over a suspected terror plot, just over a mile away from site of Olympic Games. Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/6/2012, 1:59 PM
A 'Personal' Moment for Murdered Israeli Athletes?

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.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/6/2012, 10:38 AM
Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic Torch

Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic Torch

A hareidi young man with seven charities to his name will carry the Olympic Torch in London. Maayana Miskin, 6/29/2012, 9:46 AM
Refusal to Hold Minute of Silence 'Unacceptable'

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.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/21/2012, 9:59 AM
Ahmadinejad to Attend 2012 Olympic Games?

Ahmadinejad to Attend 2012 Olympic Games?

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Thursday that he wants to attend the London Olympic Games. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/20/2012, 9:04 AM
Congressmen Call for Moment of Silence at Olympics

Congressmen Call for Moment of Silence at Olympics

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) urged Olympic Committee to reconsider its refusal to honor murdered Israeli athletes.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/9/2012, 2:18 PM
London Olympics: Jerusalem Capital of 'Palestine'

London Olympics: Jerusalem Capital of 'Palestine'

On official website, Israel had no capital; capital of "Palestine" was Jerusalem. Israelis protested, error was fixed.Gil Ronen, 4/30/2012, 10:51 AM
Judoka Arik Ze'evi Takes 4th European Championship

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
Video: '40 Years of Silence on Munich Massacre'

Video: '40 Years of Silence on Munich Massacre'

Families of Israeli athletes murdered at 1972 Olympics beseech International Olympic Committee to hold minute of silence. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/24/2012, 10:47 AM
IOC Refuses to Commemorate Munich Massacre

IOC Refuses to Commemorate Munich Massacre

Olympic Committee rejects request for official commemoration of Israeli athletes murdered in '72 Olympics.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/22/2012, 10:58 AM
Red Crescent Medics Arrested for Terror

Red Crescent Medics Arrested for Terror

IDF, Shin Bet arrest 13 terrorists who fired at the IDF in January and planned more attacks -- including a member of PA Olympic team.Gil Ronen, 4/2/2012, 2:40 PM
Coins to be Awarded to Israeli Olympic Medalists

Coins to be Awarded to Israeli Olympic Medalists

"Gymnastic Coin," illustrating strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and grace, to be presented to Israeli Olympic winners. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/22/2012, 5:42 PM
Bamba’s Baby’s Bequest

Bamba’s Baby’s Bequest

, 3/21/2012, 12:03 PM
Using the Olympics to Champion "Palestinian" Cause

Using the Olympics to Champion "Palestinian" Cause

Athletic competition or political forum?Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/13/2012, 4:58 PM
Israel Treats Wife of Munich Massacre Mastermind

Israel Treats Wife of Munich Massacre Mastermind

Israel’s humanitarianism reaches new levels. It treats the ailing wife of the Munich Massacre mastermind and allows relatives to visit her. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/21/2011, 10:27 AM
Israeli Sails to Victory in World Championship

Israeli Sails to Victory in World Championship

Israeli windsurfer Lee Korzits wins the gold medal at the Perth, Australia World Championship, where the HaTikva anthem was played. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2011, 12:09 PM
New York Sculpture Memorializes Munich Massacre

New York Sculpture Memorializes Munich Massacre

A metropolitan New York area JCC has unveiled an 8-foot-tall sculpture in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes massacred in Munich. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/28/2011, 11:50 AM
Israel, PA Talk Olympics

Israel, PA Talk Olympics

Israel and the PA agree to work together to ensure that PA Olympic hopefuls are able to train.Maayana Miskin, 5/13/2011, 1:15 PM
Iranian Threats over 'Zion' Logo

Iranian Threats over 'Zion' Logo

Iranian leaders say the London 2012 Olympics logo resembles the word “Zion,” and threaten to boycott the event.Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2011, 2:22 PM
Oh No, Not Again!

Oh No, Not Again!

, 3/1/2011, 12:00 AM
Olympian’s ID Card is Returned

Olympian’s ID Card is Returned

Four decades after Munich Olympics massacre, one victim's ID card is returned. German Ambassador to PA: Stop glorifying terrorists. Hillel Fendel, 2/24/2011, 12:09 PM
Iranian Snub at Youth Olympics

Iranian Snub at Youth Olympics

Israeli wins Youth Olympics event after Iranian opponent withdraws; Israeli swimmers get two medals in European championship.Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2010, 6:57 AM
FIFA Reverses Hijab Ban

FIFA Reverses Hijab Ban

The FIFA Olympic football federation has reversed a ruling that banned Iranian women from wearing the hijab Muslim hair covering in competitions.Hana Levi Julian, 5/4/2010, 12:13 PM
Jews at the 2010 Olympics

Jews at the 2010 Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games have come to a close, but not before giving some 'nachas' to a few Jewish mothers.Malkah Fleisher, 3/3/2010, 9:40 PM
Gold Medalist Picks Maccabiah

Gold Medalist Picks Maccabiah

A three-time U.S. Olympic gold medal swimmer is skipping the top competition of the year because of his dream to swim in Maccabiah Games in Israel.Zalman Nelson, 7/6/2009, 4:08 PM