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Erdan: Suspend Rajoub from International Olympic Committee

Erdan: Suspend Rajoub from International Olympic Committee

Strategic Affairs Minister calls on IOC to suspend PA official Jibril Rajoub who has already been suspended by FIFA.Neri Weiss, 03/10/2018 05:01
Regev: Being Quiet About PA Sports was a 'Mistake'

Regev: Being Quiet About PA Sports was a 'Mistake'

Israel should address the PA's cynical use of sports to promote terrorism like any other issue, Culture Minister Miri Regev says.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 03/06/2015 18:34
Campaign Against Israel in 2016 Olympics?

Campaign Against Israel in 2016 Olympics?

Foreign Ministry officials already preparing ahead of an anticipated fight by PA to have Israel ousted from the pinnacle of world sports.Tova Dvorin, 31/05/2015 09:09
Wiesenthal Center Calls for Action over IOC Head

Wiesenthal Center Calls for Action over IOC Head

Simon Wiesenthal Center: the new head of the IOC should resign from his membership in an organization that calls for boycotts of Israel.Elad Benari, 13/09/2013 05:45
Jewish Gymnast Honors Israeli Victims

Jewish Gymnast Honors Israeli Victims

Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman reveals she chose the tune to her gold-medal routine in honor of the Israelis murdered in the 1972 Games.Maayana Miskin, 09/08/2012 12:52
'I Am Nothing Without Them' Tattoo Stuns IOC

'I Am Nothing Without Them' Tattoo Stuns IOC

Fabian Gilot, a member of France’s freestyle swimming team, raised his arm revealing a Hebrew tattoo saying, “I am nothing without them.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/08/2012 19:29
Italian Olympic Team Commemorates Munich Massacre

Italian Olympic Team Commemorates Munich Massacre

About 30 Italians, including Minister of Sport, stand in silence at the entrance to Israeli team's quarters.Gil Ronen, 29/07/2012 20:16
Livnat Plans to Observe Moment of Silence

Livnat Plans to Observe Moment of Silence

Minister Limor Livnat to stand up during the opening ceremony of the Olympics in memory of the Israeli athletes who were murdered in Munich.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/07/2012 21:42
IOC President Refuses to Deny Anti-Israel Stance

IOC President Refuses to Deny Anti-Israel Stance

IOC President Jacques Rogge refused to say whether he denied 'Minute for Munich' request because the athletes were Israeli. Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/07/2012 13:31
Munich Widows Call for Silent Protest

Munich Widows Call for Silent Protest

Widows of the athletes who were murdered in Munich call on the audience to stand when IOC head is invited to speak at the opening ceremony.Elad Benari, 26/07/2012 05:45
Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli Athletes

Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli Athletes

NBC sportscaster Bob Costas to hold moment of silence for slain Israeli athletes.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/07/2012 10:28
London Mayor Disagrees with IOC

London Mayor Disagrees with IOC

London mayor Boris Johnson tells user on Twitter: "Believe me we will have" a moment of silence for Munich victims.Elad Benari, 23/07/2012 02:16