Jewish boy attacked on way to soccer field

13 year old boy who lost brother-in-law and nearly lost his sister to terrorist stabbing attack beaten by Arab youths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2017, 10:59 PM

FIFA to probe Iran's ban of two soccer players

Soccer's world governing body examining Iran's decision to ban two players who competed against an Israeli team.Elad Benari, 8/13/2017, 6:40 AM

Explosives found outside Tel Aviv home

Explosive devices placed near home of Beitar Jerusalem soccer team owner.Neri Weiss, 8/11/2017, 2:21 PM

Iranians blast ban of soccer stars who played against Israel

Thousands of Iranians denounce Tehran regime's decision to blacklist Iranian soccer stars who played against Israel.JTA, 8/11/2017, 12:04 PM

Iran bans two soccer players who played against Israel

Iran drops two soccer players from its national team for having played against Maccabi Tel Aviv.Ben Ariel, 8/11/2017, 2:06 AM

Iran condemns soccer players who played against Israel

Iran’s soccer federation condemns two Iranians who play for a Greek team for participating in a match against an Israeli team.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/5/2017, 12:22 AM

Gaza soccer team claims Israel banned 10 players

Shabaab Rafah team claims Israel barred 10 Palestinian Arab soccer players from travelling from Gaza to Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 8/4/2017, 4:04 AM

Poland condemns attack on Israeli soccer players

Polish government condemns attack on members of Hapoel Petah Tikva near Warsaw, says it is investigating.Ben Ariel, 8/4/2017, 2:06 AM

Israeli soccer team attacked in Poland

After an exhibition game in Sochocin, players from Hapoel Petah Tikva attacked by local anti-Semites.Neri Weiss, 8/3/2017, 4:44 AM

European soccer worried about Israeli security situation

After 15 years, UEFA again considering having Israeli teams hold their European tournament 'home games' outside of Israel.Neri Weiss, 7/26/2017, 8:41 PM

Netanyahu surprises Israeli soccer team

Netanyahu and his wife attend a workout in Budapest of visiting Hapoel Be’er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 1:06 AM

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community donates soccer field to Italian town devastated by earthquakes.JTA, 7/3/2017, 12:58 PM

Kosovo charges 4 in terror plot against Israeli soccer team

Terrorists plotted to attack World Cup qualifying match in Albania and kill both players and fans.AFP, 6/14/2017, 7:32 PM

PA asks court to force FIFA to ban 'settlement' clubs

Palestine Football Association asks world's top sports court to force FIFA to rule on the future of Israeli clubs in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/14/2017, 4:39 AM

PA soccer tournament glorifies arch-terrorist

PA soccer holds tournament named after terrorist responsible for murdering 125 - as FIFA weighs barring Israel for 'settlement teams.'Tal Polon, 5/14/2017, 9:15 AM

HRW: FIFA sponsoring games on 'stolen land'

Human Rights Watch criticizes FIFA for delaying decision on Judea and Samaria teams.Elad Benari, 5/12/2017, 5:07 AM

Israel's answer to Jibril Rajoub

Israeli legal organization files lawsuit against PA official Jibril Rajoub over his anti-normalization efforts and attacks on FIFA teams.Neri Weiss, 5/8/2017, 9:32 PM

Terror victim families submit complaint against PA soccer head

Families blast Jibril Rajoub for inciting terror against Jews. 'Soccer is supposed to unite people and promote peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 7:26 AM

FIFA mulling ultimatum to Israel over 'settlement clubs'

FIFA considering giving Israel a six-month ultimatum to stop soccer games in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 4/24/2017, 5:44 AM

Israel lobbies FIFA on Judea and Samaria clubs

Israel launching diplomatic offensive against PA calls to ban soccer teams based in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2017, 6:44 AM

British soccer team mourns victim of Jerusalem stabbing attack

Derby soccer club holds moment of silence for fan of team murdered on Jerusalem light rail.JTA, 4/18/2017, 6:03 PM

PA official: Exclude Israel from FIFA

PA soccer chief Jibril Rajoub renews calls for FIFA to exclude Israel over games played in “settlements”.Elad Benari, 4/4/2017, 3:37 AM

Olim soccer team hopes to beat Israel at its own game

Inter Aliyah, a team of Jewish immigrants to Israel, is playing its first season in the national soccer league.JTA, 3/22/2017, 4:57 AM

Cabinet Minister: Are we Iran?

Heated debate in Cabinet allowing soccer teams to continue to play on the Sabbath. Religious players may have to violate Sabbath or sit out.Arutz Shev Staff, 3/5/2017, 7:15 PM

Egypt adds former soccer star to terror blacklist

Egyptian court adds former soccer star Mohamed Aboutrika to the terror list based on suspicions he financed the Muslim Brotherhood.Ben Ariel, 1/19/2017, 4:38 AM

Sport Ministry to fund soccer team's security in Turkey

Minister Miri Regev announces that her ministry will fund the security detail for Hapoel Be’er Sheva's upcoming game in Turkey.Neri Weiss, 1/2/2017, 3:06 AM

FIFA urged to act against Judea and Samaria soccer clubs

Human Rights Watch says UN resolution increases pressure on FIFA to take action against Israeli soccer clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/30/2016, 5:06 AM

British soccer fans repeat anti-Semitic chant on London subway

Fans of British soccer team filmed singing an anti-Semitic chant on a London subway.JTA, 11/29/2016, 4:00 AM

Regev blasts PA for politicizing soccer

Culture and Sport Minister meets FIFA representative to discuss Palestine Football Association's attempts to sanction "settlement clubs".Neri Weiss, 11/22/2016, 5:43 AM

Kosovo arrests suspects in plot against Israeli soccer team

Kosovo arrests 19 suspected ISIS terrorists in connection with a plan to attack Israel’s national soccer team during its visit to Albania.Elad Benari, 11/17/2016, 2:16 AM

Amid heightened security, Israel defeats Albania

Israel's national soccer team makes a strong showing in defeating Albania’s national team 3-0. Over 2,000 officers protected the game.Neri Weiss and Ben Ariel, 11/13/2016, 2:13 AM

Counter-Terrorism Bureau raises threat level for Albania

CTB raises terror threat level in Albania after ISIS threat against Israeli soccer team.Gary Willig, 11/8/2016, 7:43 PM

Suspended former Italian soccer player repudiates anti-Semitism

Former Italian soccer player who was suspended as a TV commentator after displaying a pro-fascist tattoo apologizes to Jewish community.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2016, 4:43 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2016, 12:14 PM

No extra security for Israeli coach in Egypt

Egypt will not provide extra security for Ghana coach Avram Grant despite alleged plots to attack him.Neri Weiss, 11/4/2016, 2:45 AM

PA threatens legal action over 'settlement' soccer clubs

Head of Palestine Football Association threatens to turn to sports court if FIFA fails to ban Israeli clubs in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/2/2016, 5:42 AM

Arab soccer players refuse to sing national anthem

Arab former soccer player says he wouldn't sing the national anthem with the rest of the team.Yoel Domb, 10/26/2016, 8:15 PM

Police arrest coach whose team honored Jerusalem terrorist

Israel Police arrest the coach of eastern Jerusalem soccer team which held a moment of silence for Ammunition Hill terrorist.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/16/2016, 9:36 PM

FIFA postpones decision on 'settlement clubs'

World soccer’s governing body puts off a decision on Israeli clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/14/2016, 11:58 PM

Muslims hold 'Moment of Silence' to honor terrorist

Palestinian soccer league holds moment of silence to honor terrorists.Neri Weiss, 10/14/2016, 7:37 AM

PA urges FIFA to act on 'settlement clubs'

Palestinian Football Association urges governing body to act to ban Israelis clubs in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/13/2016, 5:34 AM

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".Elad Benari, 10/7/2016, 5:15 AM

FIFA fines Italian soccer 27,000 euro for fans' Nazi salute

FIFA fined Italian soccer federation, after fans flashed Nazi salute at World Cup qualifier.Tal Polon, 10/4/2016, 11:26 PM

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.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2016, 6:15 AM

Pope Francis to hold 2nd Soccer for Peace match

Israeli soccer player Eran Zahavi headlines video announcing Pope Francis’ second Soccer for Peace exhibition match.JTA, 9/16/2016, 5:03 AM

Italian TV suspends former soccer player for fascist tattoo

Former Italian soccer player known for his pro-fascist views suspended as a TV commentator after displaying a tattoo referring to Mussolini.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 9/16/2016, 4:42 AM

European MPs ask FIFA to ban Israeli 'settlement' clubs

66 members of the European Parliament sign letter asking FIFA President to prevent clubs from Judea and Samaria from playing.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/10/2016, 12:25 AM

Italy condemns fans' fascist salute during soccer game in Haifa

Italian football federation condemns group of traveling Italy fans who gave fascist salutes before a game against Israel in Haifa.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 5:42 AM

Inspired Israel falls short against rock-solid Italy

Heavy underdogs Israel produce excellent performance in loss to soccer giants Italy, providing hope for long-term future.Shai Landesman, 9/5/2016, 11:46 PM

Poland: Demonstration features burning Jews in effigy

Several dozen soccer fans in Poland hang banner containing anti-Semitic language at a train station in Lodz.JTA, 8/30/2016, 2:24 AM

PLO flags waved at Beitar Jerusalem game

Fans wave PLO flags at Beitar Jerusalem-Saint-Étienne match in France, while Israeli fans are prohibited from bringing in Israeli flags.Neri Weiss, 8/26/2016, 2:12 AM

Israeli teams prepare for crucial European clashes

Betar Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv aim to advance to Europa League group stages as they both play their last qualification game tonight.Shai Landesman, 8/25/2016, 11:19 AM

Scottish soccer team could be punished over PLO flags

UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Celtic after some of its supporters waved PLO flags during a match against Hapoel Be'er Sheva.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/19/2016, 11:33 PM

Malaysia refuses to host FIFA because of Israeli presence

Hamas praises and blesses Malaysia for the decision.Hillel Fendel, 8/19/2016, 3:48 PM

Maccabi Tel Aviv salvages win for Israeli soccer

Last year's runner up is sole Israeli team to win in Europe this week, defeating Hajduk Split of Croatia 2-1.Shai Landesman, 8/19/2016, 11:12 AM

French soccer team St. Ettiene rule in Jerusalem

French side come into hostile Teddy stadium and defeats Betar 2-1, putting Europa League in jeopardy for Jerusalemites.Shai Landesman, 8/18/2016, 2:27 PM

Betar Jerusalem prepares to host tough St. Etienne side

In final round of Europa League qualification, embattled Jerusalem soccer club hopes to give their season a huge boost.Shai Landesman, 8/16/2016, 8:37 AM