Drowning out jeers, Polish soccer fans applaud Israeli anthem

Thousands of Polish soccer fans attending match in Warsaw between their national team and Israel’s applaud during the playing of 'Hatikvah.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/12/2019, 6:01 PM

Polish soccer team calls win over Israeli team a 'pogrom'

Official Facebook page of Polish soccer team says it inflicted "a pogrom" on Israeli team with 4 to 0 win.Cnaan Liphshiz, 6/12/2019, 11:56 AM

PA soccer chief urges Spanish team not to play in Jerusalem

Jibril Rajoub pressuring Atlético Madrid to cancel game in Jerusalem as he is being treated at an Israeli hospital.Elad Benari, 5/10/2019, 4:02 AM

2 of Europe's best 'Jewish' soccer teams vying to make history

Two teams associated with Jews - Dutch club Ajax English team Tottenham - compete in semifinals of Champions League.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/8/2019, 9:30 PM

German soccer team to wear special jerseys after anti-Semitism

German soccer team Ingolstadt to wear jerseys with an anti-fascist message in response anti-Semitic abuse against Israeli player.Elad Benari, 3/17/2019, 4:44 AM

Germany: Anti-Semitic tweet against Israeli footballer

German police open investigation after soccer fan tweets Holocaust-related anti-Semitic insult against Israeli player on opposing team.AFP, 3/10/2019, 1:57 PM

Soccer team owner: I have decided to enter politics

Alona Barkat, who owns Hapoel Beer Sheva soccer team, announces she is joining the New Right party.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2019, 1:58 PM

Report: Soccer team owner Alona Barkat to join New Right list

Bennett and Shaked reportedly offered Barkat, who is ex-Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat's sister-in-law, third spot on the list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 9:26 AM

Dutch soccer fans chant ‘Jews burn best’ on Holocaust mem'l day

Police arrest soccer fans who sang anti-Semitic chant about Jews and Nazi SS on Holocaust memorial day.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/5/2019, 2:47 PM

One injured in Israeli Arab soccer riot

Fans of Israeli Arab Sahknin soccer team throw chairs, bottles, and even benches onto field following loss to Maccabi Petah Tikva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 10:57 PM

Brazilian soccer team raises Holocaust awareness

One of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams joins global initiative to raise awareness about the Holocaust and dangers of anti-Semitism.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 1/17/2019, 7:42 AM

PA rejects soccer players who played in Israel

PA soccer federation head Jibril Rajoub bans Arab players who are playing in Israeli leagues from being part of “Palestine” soccer team.Elad Benari, 1/8/2019, 6:37 AM

NY rabbi to advise Qatar on welcoming Jews to the 2022 World Cup

Gulf Arab state taps rabbi to help country host Jewish fans to World Cup.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/28/2018, 7:35 AM

Belgian soccer fans chant about burning Jews

Soccer fans in Belgium sing about 'burning the Jews, because they burn best,' drawing condemnation from team, which banned several fans.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/20/2018, 9:48 PM

Argentina: Soccer fans chant ‘killing the Jews to make soap’

Home-team fans chant about 'killing the Jews to make soap' during match with team associated with Jews, riot when the visitors win.JTA, 11/25/2018, 10:25 AM

Sabbath-observant soccer fans travel to Spain to watch match

Group of Argentinian Jewish soccer fans fly to Spain for final match - only to find game has been delayed due to weather.JTA, 11/11/2018, 6:37 PM

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Presidents of two soccer club finalists for Libertadores cup ask that final match be rescheduled 'to respect our Jewish fans'.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2018, 4:02 PM

European soccer lifts ban on airing World Cup in Judea, Samaria

Public broadcaster will be allowed to air preliminary games of the World Cup and Euro 2020 - including in communities of Judea and Samaria.JTA, 10/24/2018, 8:27 PM

Regev: 'UEFA scores own goal'

Culture and Sport Minister attacks European Football Association demand not to broadcast Israeli team matches to Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2018, 6:43 PM

Israeli national team won't be broadcast in Judea and Samaria?

Israeli broadcaster reportedly not allowed to broadcast in Judea and Samaria national team qualifying matches for Euro and World Cup.Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2018, 1:14 PM

Real Madrid's guest of honor is teen terrorist

Soccer club hosts teen terrorist Ahed Tamimi, gifts her personalized soccer shirt in public ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 9:30 PM

French soccer club to ban fan who used Nazi salute

Lyon supporter who made Nazi salute during game against Manchester to be banned from attending further games.JTA, 9/20/2018, 10:49 PM

Argentinian soccer star scrambles to stay in Israel

Argentinian soccer player living in Israel for a decade loses contract - and faces deportation - but hopes to stay in country.JTA, 9/2/2018, 3:58 PM

Rajoub to appeal FIFA suspension

Head of PA soccer federation says he will appeal FIFA’s year-long ban on him for inciting fans against Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2018, 5:55 AM

PA soccer chief criticizes FIFA suspension, blames Israel

Jibril Rajoub says FIFA decision to suspend him for one year is based on misinformation based in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/25/2018, 1:07 AM

FIFA suspends PA's soccer czar over call to burn Messi shirts

"The Disciplinary Committee has decided that Jibril Rajoub's utterances promote hatred and violence."Guy Cohen, 8/24/2018, 4:20 PM

Iran: Soccer fans shout 'death to the dictator'

Local police beat soccer fans calling for death of Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2018, 9:31 PM

Iraqi national soccer team visits Temple Mount

Iraqi soccer team visits PA, plays against PA team while fans wave banners of Saddam Hussein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 5:21 PM

Kosher food stand opens in iconic Buenos Aires soccer stadium

First kosher fast food stand in a Latin American soccer stadium opens after Chabad initiative.JTA, 8/6/2018, 5:16 PM

Iraqi soccer team plans to play in Ramallah

Iraq's national soccer team planning to travel to Ramallah to face off against PA team. Permission from Israel is required.Ben Ariel, 7/31/2018, 6:45 AM

Could Messi visit Israel after all?

Plans reportedly underway for friendly match in Haifa between Barcelona FC and Atletico Madrid.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2018, 5:43 AM

Thailand: Rescuer dies from lack of oxygen

Former Thai Navy SEAL dies while trying to save trapped children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 8:54 AM

Boys soccer team found in cave after 9 days missing

All 12 boys and football coach found alive after nine days missing in caves in Thailand.Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2018, 9:35 PM

Netanyahu to attend World Cup final?

Vladimir Putin reportedly invites Israeli PM to attend soccer World Cup final in Moscow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 6:02 PM

Israeli soccer fans harassed at World Cup in Moscow

Hecklers chase, curse, Israelis at World Cup matches in Russia.JTA, 6/23/2018, 11:23 PM

Billionaire helps brings ill Israeli kids to World Cup

Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich donates large sum to help bring children with serious illnesses to see soccer World Cup.JTA, 6/21/2018, 10:05 PM

FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

Soccer fans file complaint FIFA against Iranian forward who reposted Khamenei's anti-Israel tweet.Elad Benari, 6/19/2018, 5:37 AM

World Cup reaches zoo

Caretakers at Ramat Gan Safari perform special activity for lions with soccer ball, leading to fascinating results.Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2018, 7:22 PM

Israeli embassy wishes Argentina soccer team success

Israeli embassy in Argentina creates video in support of country’s national soccer team.JTA, 6/18/2018, 5:41 PM

How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

Israel's expulsion from soccer league hosting most Middle East nations hamper country's ability to progress towards World Cup.Charles Dunst, JTA, 6/15/2018, 7:28 AM

'FIFA should give Rajoub a red card'

Sports Minister praises FIFA for open disciplinary proceedings against PA soccer chief. 'No place for terrorists in soccer.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 6:59 PM

Argentine, global Jewish groups decry soccer match cancellation

Argentina’s Jewish political umbrella DAIA says national soccer team 'capitulated' to terrorists in cancelling game in Israel.JTA, 6/10/2018, 7:38 PM

Abbas thanks Argentina for cancelling soccer game

PA chairman welcomes efforts to prevent Israel from "harming the status of Jerusalem".Elad Benari, 6/8/2018, 2:05 AM

Serial cancellation? Argentinian team nixed meeting with Pope

Even before cancellation of friendly match with Israel, Argentinian national team cancelled preplanned meeting with Pope, born in Argentina.Nitzan Keidar, 6/7/2018, 10:16 AM

WJC: Cancellation of soccer game sets dangerous precedent

World Jewish Congress condemns cancellation of friendly match between Israel and Argentina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 6:35 AM

Hamas welcomes cancellation of Argentina-Israel soccer game

Hamas praises Argentina’s national soccer team for cancelling friendly match with Israel, calls for Israel's "true image" to be exposed.Elad Benari, 6/7/2018, 3:37 AM

Italy's Vice Premier: Hatred should not block a sporting event

Italy’s Vice Premier and Interior Minister expresses solidarity with Israel after Argentina-Israel friendly match is cancelled.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2018, 2:05 AM

'It's not BDS - it's terror'

Sports Minister emphasizes that Argentinian team's cancellation of friendly game came amid terror threats against its players.Nitzan Keidar, 6/6/2018, 9:00 PM

Israel to file complaint with FIFA against PA

Israel's soccer association accuses PA counterpart of intimidating Argentinian team's players into canceling friendly match in Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 5:30 PM

Left celebrates cancellation of soccer match

Opposition takes advantage of match cancellation against Argentina. Football Assoc.: 'We'll act harshly against Palestinian incitement.'Nitsan Keidar, 6/6/2018, 11:51 AM

It's official: Argentina-Israel soccer game cancelled

Israeli embassy in Argentina confirms friendly match scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled, cites threats to star Lionel Messi.Elad Benari, 6/6/2018, 6:41 AM

Arab MK welcomes cancellation of Argentina soccer game

MK Jamal Zahalka urges world to continue pressuring Israel after cancellation of friendly match between Israeli and Argentine teams.Neri Weiss, 6/6/2018, 5:09 AM

Argentine FM: The players didn't want to play in Israel

Argentine Foreign Minister says players of national soccer team did not want to play in Israel but does not confirm game was cancelled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 4:05 AM

Macri tells Netanyahu he cannot change decision on soccer game

PM Netanyahu speaks with Argentine President following cancellation of friendly soccer game in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 6/6/2018, 12:37 AM

Argentina-Israel friendly soccer match cancelled

Following Palestinian Arab pressure, friendly match between Argentina and Israel’s soccer teams cancelled.Elad Benari, 6/5/2018, 11:22 PM

PA soccer chief: Burn Messi shirts if he plays in Israel

Palestinian Football Association chief urges Barcelona star Lionel Messi not to participate in Argentina-Israel friendly in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 6/4/2018, 6:08 AM

'Why should murderers in prison watch the World Cup?'

Father of terror victim says IPS may decide to ignore Internal Security Minister's directive to stop Hamas members from watching World Cup.Benny Toker, 5/28/2018, 5:16 PM