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FIFA President offers Israel to host some 2030 World Cup games

FIFA President offers Israel to host some 2030 World Cup games

Prime Minister Bennett meets FIFA President Gianni Infantino.Elad Benari, 13/10/2021 04:05
ESPN anchor suspended after comments about vax, Obama

ESPN anchor suspended after comments about vax, Obama

Sage Steele removed from position on ESPN after podcast in which she expressed her opinions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 14:38
Olympic gold medalist to Arutz Sheva: My life has changed

Olympic gold medalist to Arutz Sheva: My life has changed

Linoy Ashram, who won the gold medal for rhythmic gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics this year, opens up about her newfound fame.Yoni Kempinski, 05/10/2021 21:31
Watch: Anti-Biden chanting erupts at NASCAR event

Watch: Anti-Biden chanting erupts at NASCAR event

NBC reporter said that crowd was chanting 'Let's go Brandon' for winner Brandon Brown, but that wasn't the case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 14:34
Guinness World Records: The fastest man moving on hands

Guinness World Records: The fastest man moving on hands

Zion Clark sets world record for fastest man on two hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2021 19:41
Italian boxer's neo-Nazi tattoos spark outrage among fans watching title bout

Italian boxer's neo-Nazi tattoos spark outrage among fans watching title bout

Boxer's Nazi related tattoos leave Italian sports fans wondering how Italian Boxing Federation let super-featherweight fight in title match.Dan Verbin, Canada, 24/09/2021 21:02
'Rabbi of soccer players of Israel' connects soccer and faith

'Rabbi of soccer players of Israel' connects soccer and faith

Arutz Sheva speak with Rabbi Ami Pykovski, the Rabbi of Israel's soccer players.Yoni Kempinski, 14/09/2021 17:01
Ben Stiller and Diego Schwartzman’s unlikely friendship continues

Ben Stiller and Diego Schwartzman’s unlikely friendship continues

The unlikely friendship between actor Ben Stiller and Argentinian-Jewish tennis star is still going strong.Emily Burack, JTA, 10/09/2021 14:14
International Judo Federation bans Algerian who refused to face Israeli

International Judo Federation bans Algerian who refused to face Israeli

International Judo Federation bans Algerian judoka and his coach for ten years after he refused to face Israeli during Tokyo Olympics.Elad Benari, 10/09/2021 06:37
Jewish UK soccer fans set up support group to tackle anti-Semitism

Jewish UK soccer fans set up support group to tackle anti-Semitism

Fans of Watford Football Club launch support group, encouraged by former Israeli soccer star Ronny Rosenthal, to connect Jewish supporters.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 23:00
20-year-old American Jewish athlete Ian Seidenfeld wins Paralympic table tennis gold

20-year-old American Jewish athlete Ian Seidenfeld wins Paralympic table tennis gold

20-year-old American Jewish athlete Ian Seidenfeld, the son of a four-time Paralympic table tennis medalist, takes first place at Tokyo.Emily Burack, JTA, 31/08/2021 08:08
Israeli swimmer again breaks world record, takes gold at Paralympic Games in Tokyo

Israeli swimmer again breaks world record, takes gold at Paralympic Games in Tokyo

After breaking the world record and winning a gold medal in the 200m individual medley, Mark Malyar does it again for the 400m freestyle.Neri Weiss, 29/08/2021 11:22
Maccabi Tel Aviv looking forward to European tour

Maccabi Tel Aviv looking forward to European tour

Maccabi Tel Aviv is ready for a new and interesting bracket as they enter the European tournament.Arutz Sheva Staff , 27/08/2021 16:27
Israeli swimmer nets gold medal, sets world record at Paralympics

Israeli swimmer nets gold medal, sets world record at Paralympics

Israel's Mark Malyar takes the gold at Tokyo Paralympics while setting world record for 200-meter medley swimming.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2021 13:37
Israeli-Arab swimmer wins gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Israeli-Arab swimmer wins gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Iyad Shalabi, 34, won gold in the 100-meter backstroke in the S1 division in a time of 2 minutes, 28 seconds.Emily Burack, JTA, 25/08/2021 22:21
President Herzog wishes Israeli delegation luck as Paralympics begin in Tokyo

President Herzog wishes Israeli delegation luck as Paralympics begin in Tokyo

Israel's president speaks with flag-bearers of Israeli delegation to 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 12:18
Inclusive fashion brand’s founders design Israeli Paralympic uniforms

Inclusive fashion brand’s founders design Israeli Paralympic uniforms

Social venture designs the outfits of Israel’s representative athletes for the Paralympic Games, based on their unique special needs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 12:49
‘Painfully close’: Israel baseball team’s physical therapist laments Olympics results

‘Painfully close’: Israel baseball team’s physical therapist laments Olympics results

'People were amazed that Israel was competing at such a high level,' says physical therapist for Israel's baseball team.Jesse Berman, JTA, 20/08/2021 08:39
Russian complaint against Israeli Olympic gold medal dismissed

Russian complaint against Israeli Olympic gold medal dismissed

International Gymnastics Federation dismisses Russian complaint Israeli Linoy Ashram won gymnastics Olympic gold medal due to bias.Gary Willig, 19/08/2021 17:04
Tennis star Roger Federer to skip US Open due to knee surgery

Tennis star Roger Federer to skip US Open due to knee surgery

Swiss tennis star will miss US Open tournament later this month because of a knee surgery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 08:08
Messi introduced as by new team: 'A fresh start'

Messi introduced as by new team: 'A fresh start'

Former Barcelona star is introduced by his new team in Paris, where he says he's looking forward to starting a new chapter of his career.i24NEWS, 11/08/2021 13:17
Watch: Olympic gold medalist arrives in Israel, thanks fans

Watch: Olympic gold medalist arrives in Israel, thanks fans

Rhythmic gymnastics gold medalist Linoy Ashram received a hero's welcome upon her return to the country.i24NEWS, 11/08/2021 11:29
Eric Holtz quits as Team Israel’s baseball manager after 4 years at the helm

Eric Holtz quits as Team Israel’s baseball manager after 4 years at the helm

After Team Israel failed at the Tokyo Olympics, team manager Eric Holtz steps down following four years at the helm.Marc Brodsky, JTA, 11/08/2021 07:41
Israeli basketball player debuts with Boston Celtics

Israeli basketball player debuts with Boston Celtics

Israeli point guard Yam Madar scores 8 points in his first game in a Boston Celtics in NBA Summer League.Ben Ariel, 10/08/2021 05:03
Sue Bird, the Jewish basketball superstar, wins 5th gold medal in 5 Olympic outings

Sue Bird, the Jewish basketball superstar, wins 5th gold medal in 5 Olympic outings

In their 5th Olympic appearance, Sue Bird and teammate Diana Taurasi win their 5th gold medal, the only basketball players ever to do so.Emily Burack, JTA, 09/08/2021 20:39
Controversy on last day of Olympics as Israel comes away with its best performance to date

Controversy on last day of Olympics as Israel comes away with its best performance to date

Israel took home 2 gold medals - twice as many as it had in its previous Olympic Games combined.i24NEWS, 08/08/2021 14:30
Watch: Messi breaks down as he departs Barcelona

Watch: Messi breaks down as he departs Barcelona

Lionel Messi, the Argentinian phenom sheds some tears in his final press conference for a team he led over the past 17 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 13:19
At first-ever Olympics, American Jewish athlete takes the gold

At first-ever Olympics, American Jewish athlete takes the gold

American Jewish athlete Alix Klineman wins beach volleyball gold in Tokyo Olympics.Emily Burack, JTA, 07/08/2021 21:29
Israeli takes home gold in rhythmic gymnastics

Israeli takes home gold in rhythmic gymnastics

Linoy Ashram, 22, takes home Israel's third-ever Olympic gold medalArutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2021 20:37
Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi to leave FC Barcelona

Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi to leave FC Barcelona

Football Club Barcelona announces departure of star player Lionel Messi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 21:15
Watch: Israel's gold medalist arrives home

Watch: Israel's gold medalist arrives home

The Jewish State's second ever gold medal winner arrived to a hero's welcome at Ben Gurion.i24NEWS, 03/08/2021 21:38
Israel's baseball team ousted from Olympics

Israel's baseball team ousted from Olympics

Team Israel knocked out of medal contention after former MLB slugger comes up clutch in the 9th.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 16:18
Loss to South Korea puts Israel on the brink of elimination

Loss to South Korea puts Israel on the brink of elimination

Another loss for Israel tomorrow means the end of the tournament for the team.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 18:39
Israeli gold medalist isn't Jewish, his mother says

Israeli gold medalist isn't Jewish, his mother says

Artem Dolgopyat, the second Israeli gold medalist in history, isn't Jewish, his mother says. 'But his father's family is entirely Jewish'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 22:10
Watch: Israel's national anthem 'Hatikva' played at Olympics

Watch: Israel's national anthem 'Hatikva' played at Olympics

Moving moment at Tokyo Olympics as Israeli national anthem played during gold medal ceremony for Israeli gymnast Artem Dolgopyat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 19:15
Is USA rugby player and TikTok star Ilona Maher Jewish?

Is USA rugby player and TikTok star Ilona Maher Jewish?

Many Jewish viewers — and TikTok fans — are wondering: With a name like Ilona Maher, is she Jewish?Emily Burack, JTA, 01/08/2021 16:39
Haredi marathon runner Beatie Deutsch is the face of new Adidas campaign

Haredi marathon runner Beatie Deutsch is the face of new Adidas campaign

“I’m using this gift that Hashem has given me in a way to fulfill my mission here. I’m really blessed.”Bonnie Azoulay, JTA, 01/08/2021 14:04
Soviet athlete questions US gymnast's 'mental health bungle'

Soviet athlete questions US gymnast's 'mental health bungle'

The most decorated Olympic gymnast in history acknowledges her sport has become even more draining, questions Biles' decision to drop out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 13:59
Israeli gymnast wins Olympic gold

Israeli gymnast wins Olympic gold

Both PM Bennett and Opposition Leader Netanyahu congratulated Dolgopyat on his victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 11:41
Iranian judoka congratulates Israeli counterpart

Iranian judoka congratulates Israeli counterpart

"After 10 years of being afraid to contact or reply to me, it's over. Today I congratulated him on winning the medal."Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 08:58
Israeli judokas take home bronze medal

Israeli judokas take home bronze medal

Israel's judo team took home the bronze medal in the sport, and Israel's 11th Olympic medal overall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2021 20:27
Second loss for Israeli baseball team in Tokyo

Second loss for Israeli baseball team in Tokyo

Israel lost to Team USA today for the second time in a row, with a final score of 8:1.Arutz Sheva Staff , 30/07/2021 16:56
These Jewish athletes have won medals at the Tokyo Olympics

These Jewish athletes have won medals at the Tokyo Olympics

Israel's Avishag Semberg was the first Jewish medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, with two more medalists thus far.Emily Burack, JTA, 30/07/2021 13:46
Defying boycott trend, Saudi judoka competes against Israeli

Defying boycott trend, Saudi judoka competes against Israeli

Amid trend of judokas refusing to compete against Israelis, Saudi Arabian judoka faces off against Israeli at Olympics, and shakes her hand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2021 12:04
Miami Marlins Jewish pitcher Richard Bleier throws scoreless inning on Jewish Heritage Day

Miami Marlins Jewish pitcher Richard Bleier throws scoreless inning on Jewish Heritage Day

Richard Bleier, the lone Jewish player on the Miami Marlins, pitches scoreless inning - on Jewish Heritage Day.Marvin Glassman, JTA, 30/07/2021 11:33
In 3rd Olympics outing, Australian Jewish paddler Jessica Fox wins gold in canoe slalom

In 3rd Olympics outing, Australian Jewish paddler Jessica Fox wins gold in canoe slalom

Fox takes home the top prize in canoe slalom, making her the first-ever woman to win a gold medal in the event in an Olympics.Emily Burack, JTA, 29/07/2021 18:29
How's Russia competing in the Olympics despite its doping ban?

How's Russia competing in the Olympics despite its doping ban?

In 2019, Russia was banned from international sporting events for 4 years but 335 Russian athletes are participating in the Tokyo Games.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 14:47
Is Tokyo Olympics gold-medal swimmer Lydia Jacoby Jewish?

Is Tokyo Olympics gold-medal swimmer Lydia Jacoby Jewish?

17-year-old swimmer from Seward, Alaska, surprised many when she came from behind to win the 100m breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympics.Emily Burack, JTA, 28/07/2021 13:40
Olympic champ Simone Biles withdraws from Games due to 'mental health' issues

Olympic champ Simone Biles withdraws from Games due to 'mental health' issues

Widely considered the best of all times, US gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of the finals event due to 'mental health concerns.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 09:54
Australian Jewish kayaker Jessica Fox wins bronze — again — at Tokyo Olympics

Australian Jewish kayaker Jessica Fox wins bronze — again — at Tokyo Olympics

Jessica Fox wins second bronze medal in kayaking, after taking third in 2016 Rio Games.Emily Burack, JTA, 28/07/2021 07:58
Jewish vaulter Lilia Akhaimova helps Russia to gymnastics gold medal in Tokyo

Jewish vaulter Lilia Akhaimova helps Russia to gymnastics gold medal in Tokyo

Lilia Akhaimova, a Russian Jewish gymnast, helps Team Russia earn group score netting them an Olympic gold medal.Emily Burack, JTA, 28/07/2021 07:08
IOC concerned over judokas quitting to avoid facing Israeli

IOC concerned over judokas quitting to avoid facing Israeli

International Olympic Committee monitoring incidents in which two judokas withdrew from the Olympics in order to avoid facing Israeli.Elad Benari, 27/07/2021 23:57
Israelis suffer surprise defeats in swimming and judo

Israelis suffer surprise defeats in swimming and judo

Following the country's first bronze in taekwondo, Israel's gold medal hopeful came up short in judo.ILTV, 27/07/2021 21:44
Exiled Iranian judoka dedicates Olympic medal to Israel

Exiled Iranian judoka dedicates Olympic medal to Israel

Saeid Mollaei, who criticized Iranian practice of not facing Israelis in sports, wins silver medal in Tokyo Olympics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 16:37
These 3 hockey-playing Jewish brothers just made NHL history

These 3 hockey-playing Jewish brothers just made NHL history

Luke Hughes has become the third brother in his hockey-playing Jewish family to be drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft.Evelyn Frick, JTA, 27/07/2021 14:55
Israel's baseball team 'confident' 2 days ahead of Olympic game

Israel's baseball team 'confident' 2 days ahead of Olympic game

“We are playing some of the best teams in the world,' says head coach of Israel's national baseball team at Tokyo Olympics.Yon Kempinski, Tokyo, 27/07/2021 10:32
3 Jewish fencers fail to medal in individual events at Tokyo Olympics

3 Jewish fencers fail to medal in individual events at Tokyo Olympics

Two American Jewish fencers and a Canadian Jewish fencer fail to advance in opening round of Olympic fencing games in Tokyo.Emily Burack, JTA, 27/07/2021 07:44