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Israeli footballer's family targeted in violent robbery in Amsterdam

Israeli footballer's family targeted in violent robbery in Amsterdam

Attack occurred at time when Eran Zahavi was known to be playing in a match.Ido Ben Porat, 09/05/2021 21:33
Roger Waters again calls for boycott of Israeli soccer teams

Roger Waters again calls for boycott of Israeli soccer teams

Ex-Pink Floyd member doubles down on call for boycott of Israeli soccer teams. Israeli soccer association's response? 'Use soccer for unity'Dan Verbin, 12/04/2021 20:29
Massachusetts HS football team used anti-Semitic language during game

Massachusetts HS football team used anti-Semitic language during game

Team trivialized Auschwitz death camp by using its name as a football play.Dan Verbin, 24/03/2021 20:22
Watch: Trump performs ceremonial coin toss at Army-Navy game

Watch: Trump performs ceremonial coin toss at Army-Navy game

President Trump takes part in ceremonial coin toss prior to the Army-Navy NCAA football game Sat. to a huge applause by the fans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2020 22:37
NFL quarterback Josh Rosen signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL quarterback Josh Rosen signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Jewish quarterback Josh Rosen, a No 1 draft pick in 2018, signed to Buccaneers practice squad.Marcy Oster/JTA, 08/09/2020 17:56
Ex-NFL star accuses Jews of sex trafficking and human sacrifice

Ex-NFL star accuses Jews of sex trafficking and human sacrifice

Former Kansas City Chiefs running back claims a Jewish 'cabal' is running 'market' of pedophilia, child sex trafficking, and human sacrificeMarcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2020 07:24
New Jersey: Shooting at high school football match injures 3

New Jersey: Shooting at high school football match injures 3

Police charge five in connection with Friday shooting at high school football game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2019 21:09
European Flag Football Championship is a touchdown for Jerusalem

European Flag Football Championship is a touchdown for Jerusalem

American Football in Israel president says that the biggest winner in the 2019 Flag Football European Championship is the city of Jerusalem.The Land Of Israel Network, 03/09/2019 00:54
Cleveland Browns cut Jewish placekicker Greg Joseph

Cleveland Browns cut Jewish placekicker Greg Joseph

Following year with the Cleveland Browns, NFL star Greg Joseph cut from team.Marcy Oster, JTA, 02/09/2019 10:11
Uruguay soccer player 'didn't intend' to harm Holocaust victims

Uruguay soccer player 'didn't intend' to harm Holocaust victims

Uruguayan soccer star apologizes over joyful birthday photo at Auschwitz.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 21/08/2019 14:25
Jewish and Arab girls practice soccer together

Jewish and Arab girls practice soccer together

Girls' soccer teams from around Israel, as well as PA Arab girls' soccer group, meet Chelsea Football Club delegates for special training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2019 12:28
NFL quarterback spotted at Western Wall

NFL quarterback spotted at Western Wall

'I fell in love with Israel', says Houston Texans' quarterback Deshaun Watson after visiting Israeli town of Shiloh, in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 20/06/2019 15:55
Cleveland Browns Jewish kicker shows up at Jewish kid's b-day

Cleveland Browns Jewish kicker shows up at Jewish kid's b-day

Cleveland Browns kicker Greg Joseph attends a football-themed 5th birthday party at a local Jewish day school. 'A real mensch.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/06/2019 11:50
Julian Edelman named Super Bowl MVP

Julian Edelman named Super Bowl MVP

Patriots wide receiver with Jewish heritage named Most Valuable Player as New England bests Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl.JTA, 04/02/2019 07:09
Baltimore Ravens lineman to wear Israeli flag on his cleats

Baltimore Ravens lineman to wear Israeli flag on his cleats

After visit to Israel, including Shabbat dinner, NFL defensive lineman decides to show off support for Israel.JTA, 30/11/2018 07:25
Rookie quarterback Josh Rosen to start with Arizona Cardinals

Rookie quarterback Josh Rosen to start with Arizona Cardinals

Jewish quarterback Josh Rosen plays with 'a lot of confidence,' Cardinals coach says.JTA, 26/09/2018 09:50
‘Best footballer who grew up in Israel’ seeks spot at US college

‘Best footballer who grew up in Israel’ seeks spot at US college

21-year-old running back Yuval Fenta, Israel's Offensive Player of the Year, intends to start this season at a US college.Hillel Kuttler - JTA, 18/09/2018 07:58
Ingrates who won't stand for the anthem

Ingrates who won't stand for the anthem

Some people cannot accept that America is still a work in progress. Jack Engelhard, 06/08/2018 19:13
Touchdown: From the NFL to Torah

Touchdown: From the NFL to Torah

Yosef and Emunah Murray: Why did the ex-NFL player and his wife convert to Judaism?Judy Simon, 29/06/2018 17:41
Israeli embassy wishes Argentina soccer team success

Israeli embassy wishes Argentina soccer team success

Israeli embassy in Argentina creates video in support of country’s national soccer team.JTA, 18/06/2018 17:41
1 billion Muslims matter more than 17 million Jews

1 billion Muslims matter more than 17 million Jews

Do the math and you will understand why the friendly game was cancelled. Giulio Meotti, 07/06/2018 20:45
Josh Rosen picked by Arizona Cardinals in NFL draft

Josh Rosen picked by Arizona Cardinals in NFL draft

UCLA quarterback who faced anti-Semitic attacks prior to draft picked up by Arizona Cardinals.JTA, 27/04/2018 14:06
Football star gets anti-Semitic curses - and enjoys it

Football star gets anti-Semitic curses - and enjoys it

Josh Rosen, whose father is Jewish, gets ripped on regularly - especially for his nose - but says, 'It gets my competitive juices flowing.'Mordechai Sones, 26/04/2018 19:36
Children with disabilities play football with NFL players

Children with disabilities play football with NFL players

Thirty NFL football players share the field with Shalva's children with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2018 07:31
If America is that bad, leave the country

If America is that bad, leave the country

No, it's not perfect, but it IS the land of the free. Jack Engelhard, 23/08/2017 19:59
'I love bringing people from America to the Holy Land'

'I love bringing people from America to the Holy Land'

Robert Kraft brings football Hall of Famers to Israel, says it's 'a treat' for them.JTA, 17/06/2017 20:53
State recommends curtailing Shabbat soccer

State recommends curtailing Shabbat soccer

AG promotes gradual Shabbat soccer game reduction while finding solutions for religious players as long as Shabbat games continue.Ido Ben-Porat, 15/02/2017 13:28
Two more NFL players pull out of Israel trip

Two more NFL players pull out of Israel trip

Two more NFL players join Seahawks' Michael Bennett, cancel participation in trip to Israel.Ben Ariel, 14/02/2017 04:42
Watch: Chabadnik throws Super Bowl party for NYC homeless

Watch: Chabadnik throws Super Bowl party for NYC homeless

Homeless men in the Big Apple had no idea of the treat they were in for that night.Hillel Fendel, 13/02/2017 13:12
NFL players head to Israel for tour, exhibition game

NFL players head to Israel for tour, exhibition game

Delegation of 11 NFL players to tour Jewish state week after Super Bowl LI. Exhibition game against Israeli team planned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2017 09:28
Super Bowl to feature teams with Jewish owners

Super Bowl to feature teams with Jewish owners

Super Bowl LI will feature teams with Jewish owners for the first time since 2012.JTA, 24/01/2017 03:31
Arab soccer players refuse to sing national anthem

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, 26/10/2016 20:15
A confederacy of punks at football, BLM and BDS

A confederacy of punks at football, BLM and BDS

In years past we used to call such losers juvenile delinquents. Jack Engelhard, 13/09/2016 10:39
Canadian football team signs anti-Semitic player

Canadian football team signs anti-Semitic player

Former SF 49ers player slammed Jews as 'devils', posted video claiming Holocaust was 'The Greatest Lie Ever Told'.JTA, 04/09/2016 07:35
2 Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL

2 Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL

From matzo balls to footballs, two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL.Victor Wishna, 02/09/2016 02:56
President welcomes Israeli player for Chinese team

President welcomes Israeli player for Chinese team

Peres: Football is an international language, it does not matter if you speak Hebrew, Arabic or Chinese, everyone has a place on the field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2016 13:39
Watch: Judea defeats Tel Aviv in IFL finals

Watch: Judea defeats Tel Aviv in IFL finals

The Judean Rebels completed a successful title defense to defeat the Tel Aviv ‘Hotel Gilgal’ Pioneers in the Israel Football League.Yoni Kempinski, 17/04/2016 04:53
Watch: Judean Rebels crush Tel Aviv Pioneers

Watch: Judean Rebels crush Tel Aviv Pioneers

Football in Israel: Judean 'Rebels' beat Tel Aviv 'Pioneers' 32 to 14.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2016 22:18
Cardiff Cancels Israeli Exhibit Due to BDS

Cardiff Cancels Israeli Exhibit Due to BDS

Fearing being seen as 'politically biased,' city council removes exhibit on soccer, diversity. Envoys: Wales threatened by 'thugs.'Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 04/09/2015 21:24
Israeli Football History: First International Game

Israeli Football History: First International Game

National team to play Spain on Sunday; if it wins it will join International Federation's tournament next year and put Israel on the map.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2015 18:02
Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

According to a whistleblower who is working with the FBI, Qatar is likely to have its 2022 World Cup bid canceled after all.Moshe Cohen, 07/06/2015 17:12
Israelis Seek to Halt PA's 'Soccer Intifada'

Israelis Seek to Halt PA's 'Soccer Intifada'

The Palestinian Authority is determined to get Israel booted out of FIFA, and Israeli officials are headed to Switzerland to prevent that.Moshe Cohen, 20/04/2015 01:16
Rajoub: Fight 'To the End' to for FIFA Ejection

Rajoub: Fight 'To the End' to for FIFA Ejection

The Palestinian Authority is determined to get Israel booted out of international soccer organization FIFA, Jibril Rajoub said.Moshe Cohen, 02/04/2015 08:29
PA Asks FIFA to Suspend Israel

PA Asks FIFA to Suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association asks that FIFA suspend Israel for restricting the movement of Palestinian Arab players.Nitsan Keidar, 31/03/2015 04:16
Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch Donates $10m to TAU

Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch Donates $10m to TAU

Filmmaker Steve Tisch, a co-owner of the New York Football Giants, donated $10 million to TAU's Department of Film and Television.Moshe Cohen, 05/03/2015 20:30
IFA to Discipline Club Which Rewarded Traitor MK

IFA to Discipline Club Which Rewarded Traitor MK

Israel Football Association says Bnei Sakhnin soccer club violated two regulations for honoring former MK Bishara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2014 19:45
Charges Dropped Against Fans Who Shouted 'Yid'

Charges Dropped Against Fans Who Shouted 'Yid'

Charges dropped against three soccer fans who were facing prosecution for using the word "Yid" during soccer matches.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/03/2014 20:29
British Police Charge Soccer Fans Chanting 'Yid'

British Police Charge Soccer Fans Chanting 'Yid'

The 3 men will be tried in February for chanting derogatory term during soccer matches, following warnings against use of word.Ari Yashar, 22/01/2014 02:16
Jerusalem Boy Fighting Cancer Scores Touchdown

Jerusalem Boy Fighting Cancer Scores Touchdown

10 year old Uriel Wang, who is battling rare form of leukemia, scores touchdown during halftime of Israel Football League game.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/12/2013 14:28
Israel Allows Arab Soccer Players to Enter PA

Israel Allows Arab Soccer Players to Enter PA

Israel has reportedly bowed to pressure from UEFA to allow Arab youth football teams into areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 17/08/2013 01:05
NY Jet Makes His Mark as Hater of Israel

NY Jet Makes His Mark as Hater of Israel

Oday Aboushi, touted as the first “Palestinian” football player in the NFL, is also rabidly anti-Israel, Frontpage Magazine saysDavid Lev, 11/07/2013 14:42
Football Players Protest U21 Euros in Israel

Football Players Protest U21 Euros in Israel

Dozens of football players have signed a statement protesting decision of UEFA to stage European under-21 championship in Israel next year.Rachel Hirshfeld, 02/12/2012 12:12
FIFA to Rebuild Stadium Used for Rocket Fire

FIFA to Rebuild Stadium Used for Rocket Fire

Football’s world governing body will pay to rebuild a Gaza stadium damaged when it was used firing rockets on Israel. Maayana Miskin, 27/11/2012 23:02
Austria Probes Hitler Salute at Football Game

Austria Probes Hitler Salute at Football Game

Vienna police are probing a rabbi's claim that a football fan insulted him and gave the Hitler salute, while police did nothing. Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 04/09/2012 02:16
Sports Player Charged for 'Yid' Twitter Tantrum

Sports Player Charged for 'Yid' Twitter Tantrum

Arsenal football player has been charged by the Football Association with improper conduct after calling a rival fan a "scum yid". Rachel Hirshfeld, 25/07/2012 19:30
Polish Football Club Brands Anti-Semitic T-Shirts

Polish Football Club Brands Anti-Semitic T-Shirts

Anti-Semitic t-shirts are being sold outside the Polish football club, Widzew Lodz; "This is Widzew terrain, entry to Jews is forbidden" Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/04/2012 13:04