Amid heightened security, Israel defeats AlbaniaIsrael's national soccer team makes a strong showing in defeating Albania’s national team 3-0. Over 2,000 officers protected the game.
Counter-Terrorism Bureau raises threat level for AlbaniaCTB raises terror threat level in Albania after ISIS threat against Israeli soccer team.
Suspended former Italian soccer player repudiates anti-SemitismFormer Italian soccer player who was suspended as a TV commentator after displaying a pro-fascist tattoo apologizes to Jewish community.
Why is the state not stopping soccer games on Shabbat?High Court questions why Att'y General did not enforce labor court ruling that National League players cannot be forced to play on Shabbat.
No extra security for Israeli coach in EgyptEgypt will not provide extra security for Ghana coach Avram Grant despite alleged plots to attack him.
PA threatens legal action over 'settlement' soccer clubsHead of Palestine Football Association threatens to turn to sports court if FIFA fails to ban Israeli clubs in Judea and Samaria.
Arab soccer players refuse to sing national anthemArab former soccer player says he wouldn't sing the national anthem with the rest of the team.
Police arrest coach whose team honored Jerusalem terroristIsrael Police arrest the coach of eastern Jerusalem soccer team which held a moment of silence for Ammunition Hill terrorist.
FIFA postpones decision on 'settlement clubs'World soccer’s governing body puts off a decision on Israeli clubs based in Judea and Samaria.
Muslims hold 'Moment of Silence' to honor terroristPalestinian soccer league holds moment of silence to honor terrorists.
PA urges FIFA to act on 'settlement clubs'Palestinian Football Association urges governing body to act to ban Israelis clubs in Judea and Samaria.
New FIFA chief seeks resolution on 'settlement teams'New president of FIFA says he would make finding a resolution to the conflict over Israeli soccer teams in Judea and Samaria "a priority".
FIFA fines Italian soccer 27,000 euro for fans' Nazi saluteFIFA fined Italian soccer federation, after fans flashed Nazi salute at World Cup qualifier.
FIFA urged to stop allowing games on 'stolen Palestinian land'Human Rights Watch urges governing body of international soccer to quit sponsoring Israeli matches in Judea and Samaria.
Pope Francis to hold 2nd Soccer for Peace matchIsraeli soccer player Eran Zahavi headlines video announcing Pope Francis’ second Soccer for Peace exhibition match.
Italian TV suspends former soccer player for fascist tattooFormer Italian soccer player known for his pro-fascist views suspended as a TV commentator after displaying a tattoo referring to Mussolini.
European MPs ask FIFA to ban Israeli 'settlement' clubs66 members of the European Parliament sign letter asking FIFA President to prevent clubs from Judea and Samaria from playing.
Italy condemns fans' fascist salute during soccer game in HaifaItalian football federation condemns group of traveling Italy fans who gave fascist salutes before a game against Israel in Haifa.
Inspired Israel falls short against rock-solid ItalyHeavy underdogs Israel produce excellent performance in loss to soccer giants Italy, providing hope for long-term future.
Poland: Demonstration features burning Jews in effigySeveral dozen soccer fans in Poland hang banner containing anti-Semitic language at a train station in Lodz.
PLO flags waved at Beitar Jerusalem gameFans wave PLO flags at Beitar Jerusalem-Saint-Étienne match in France, while Israeli fans are prohibited from bringing in Israeli flags.
Israeli teams prepare for crucial European clashesBetar Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv aim to advance to Europa League group stages as they both play their last qualification game tonight.
Scottish soccer team could be punished over PLO flagsUEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Celtic after some of its supporters waved PLO flags during a match against Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Malaysia refuses to host FIFA because of Israeli presenceHamas praises and blesses Malaysia for the decision.
Maccabi Tel Aviv salvages win for Israeli soccerLast year's runner up is sole Israeli team to win in Europe this week, defeating Hajduk Split of Croatia 2-1.
French soccer team St. Ettiene rule in JerusalemFrench side come into hostile Teddy stadium and defeats Betar 2-1, putting Europa League in jeopardy for Jerusalemites.
Betar Jerusalem prepares to host tough St. Etienne sideIn final round of Europa League qualification, embattled Jerusalem soccer club hopes to give their season a huge boost.
PA soccer cup goes ahead after it complains about IsraelPalestinian Cup in soccer to be decided Tuesday. It was postponed when Israel refused to let players in from Gaza due to security concerns.
Palestinian soccer federation complains against IsraelHead of the Palestinian soccer federation complains to FIFA over Israel preventing PA soccer players from entering Judea and Samaria.
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.
Jewish coach leads Colombia soccer team in Copa tournamentColombia's national soccer team finishes third in Copa America Centenario tournament led by its Jewish coach, Jose Pekerman.
Hungarian hooligans seen making Nazi salutes during Euro 2016Hungarian soccer fans clash with French police and stewards, police to investigate for anti-Semitism.
David Beckham: I feel Jewish because of my grandfatherSoccer star David Beckham said that he feels Jewish because of his grandfather who took him to synagogue.
Argentine-Israeli soccer star powers team to league promotionEial Strahman, formerly of Maccabi Haifa, leads Argentine team to title and a promotion to premier A league, gets dubbed 'super hero.'
Kids' soccer leagues aim to bridge Israel's religious divide'Tzav Pius' initiative seeks to break secular-religious divide by scheduling games on days other than Shabbat.
'Bomb' at UK soccer stadium turns out to be a training deviceSuspicious item discovered at the Old Trafford stadium was not a bomb but, in fact, a training device, says police.
Suspected bomb detonated at UK soccer matchPackage gets blown up by bomb squad, after evacuating fans and causing season finale for Manchester United to be canceled.
Dutch soccer club to punish fans who sang about burning JewsDozens of PSV Eindhoven fans were filmed singing grossly anti-Semitic song; club vows to identify and punish them.
Italian soccer team punished for anti-Semitic chants of fansJuventus fans had chanted anti-Semitic slogans at rival fans from Palermo; team gets slapped on the wrist.
German soccer team apologizes over 'Auschwitz' tweetBayern Munich apologizes after a graphic posted on their Twitter account was misinterpreted as having links to Auschwitz.
Real Madrid to host young Arab survivor of Duma arsonReal Madrid will welcome Duma survivor Ahmad Dawabsha, 5, who will meet star Cristiano Ronaldo.
France to hold soccer terror attack simulationAhead of Euro 2016 championship, France to prep for an attack, keeping in mind November attack on Stade de France - which is site of final.
Egyptian soccer association rejects friendly match with IsraelEgyptian national team rejects Israeli proposal for a friendly match, explains it would not be tolerated by the Egyptian people.
Saudi soccer teams fear for their lives in IranDue to fear of death, Saudi soccer teams are demanding that matches against Iranian teams be switched to a neutral country or dropped.
Turkish soccer fans boo during moment of silence for ParisTurkish soccer fans boo, allegedly shout "Allahu Akbar" during a minute’s silence for the victims of the Paris attacks.
PA names soccer tournament after Old City murdererMuhannad Halabi, who stabbed two Israelis to death in early October, has his name grace Yasser Arafat Youth Center tournament.
Italian soccer chief under fire for anti-Semitic remarksHead of the Italian football federation allegedly called Jewish owner of a team "lousy Jew".
A-G Allows Soccer Games on ShabbatSoccer games to be allowed on the Jewish day of rest so as not to change the status quo, Yehuda Weinstein rules.
Rivlin: Sabbath Soccer Should ContinuePresident says going to synagogue and then to the soccer game is what Israelis do on Sabbaths.
Israeli 'Black Magic' and Mincha at Cardiff StadiumSunday's Euro 2016 Israel vs. Wales qualifier made headlines for all sorts of reasons other than the football.
Soccer League Strike over Sabbath LoomsSoccer games may be suspended starting this Saturday, after Labor Court ruled Sabbath games illegal.
Cardiff Cancels Israeli Soccer Exhibit Due to BDS PressureFearing being seen as 'politically biased,' city council removes exhibit on soccer, diversity. Envoys: Wales threatened by 'thugs.'
IFA Demands Saturday Soccer Games - Otherwise, No GamesIf Aryeh Deri does not issue a permit for Saturday soccer games, there will be no soccer games at all, the Football Association said.
PA Soccer Chief Shakes Hands with Israeli CounterpartA few months after trying to have Israel suspended from FIFA, Jibril Rajoub meets Israeli counterpart Ofer Eini.
Labor Court Nixes Shabbat Soccer GamesPlayers score victory as they turn to Labor Court against management decision to play on Sabbath.
'State Pampers Terrorists, Bans Religious Soccer Players'Hapoel Afula player slams decision to hold central games on Shabbat, and 'TV puppets' who say 'homos are OK, religious Jews - that's crazy.'
Israeli Soccer Players Attacked by Fans in BulgariaCSKA Sofia fans storm onto field, chase players from the Israeli club Ashdod.