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Watch: Ex-Iranian judoka defeats Israeli counterpart in 1st ever clash

The Iranian athlete defected from his home country after being forced to drop a semi-final match to the Israeli.

Watch: Ex-Iranian judoka defeats Israeli in 1st ever clashplayer

Ori Sasson, Israeli judoka, announces retirement from judo

Judoka Ori Sasson, one of Israel's most decorated Olympic medalists, announces he will leave professional judo later this year.

Ori Sasson, Israeli judoka, announces retirement from judo

Algerian judoka who quit rather than face Israeli wants to join Hamas

Fethi Nourine announces his retirement after 10-year suspension for refusing to face Israeli at Olympics, calls for Muslims to support Hamas

Judoka who quit rather than face Israeli wants to join Hamas

Gazan girl to Saudi judoka defeated by Israel: You 'betrayed' Palestine

Gazan YouTuber blasts Saudi judoka Tahani Al-Qahtani for competing against Israeli and claiming she'd 'dedicate her victory to Palestine.'

Gazan girl to Saudi judoka: You 'betrayed' Palestineplayer

Islamic scholar: Even I'm afraid of that Israeli judoka

Qatari sociologist blasted Saudi sports officials for allowing their judoka to be 'beat up' by an Israeli 'dinasour nightmare'.

Islamic scholar: Even I'm afraid of that Israeli judokaplayer

‘Jews Always Run Away’: Fighting stereotypes in sports

As the world sees the Olympics in Tokyo, it’s evident that connecting race with sporting ability belongs in the garbage can of history.Op-ed

‘Jews Always Run Away’: Fighting stereotypes in sports

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.

Defying boycott trend, Saudi judoka competes against Israeli player

Second judoka drops out of Olympics rather than face Israeli

Sudan's Mohamed Abdalrasool weighs in for match but fails to show up for bout against Israeli judoka Tohar Butbul at Tokyo Olympics.

Second judoka drops out of Olympics rather than face Israeli

Watch: Iranian judoka wins silver in Tel Aviv, thanks Israel

Iranian-born judoka once instructed to drop a match rather than compete against Israeli opponent wins silver medal in Tel Aviv event.

Watch: Iranian judoka wins silver in Tel Aviv, thanks Israelplayer

Iranian judoka wins silver medal at Tel Aviv Grand Slam

Saeid Mollaei fled his country after ignoring orders to drop out of a match to avoid facing an Israeli.

Iranian judoka wins silver medal at Tel Aviv Grand Slam

'Unforgettable feeling' - Israeli judokas on winning 3 medals

Israeli judokas took home 2 Gold & 1 silver on Day 1 of Tel Aviv Grand Prix, thanked crowd for support, recalled hearing nat'l anthem.

'Unforgettable feeling' - Israeli judokas on winning 3 medalsplayer

Judo Grand Slam in Tel Aviv to host former Iranian champion

Judo grand slam to begin this week in Israel, with exiled world champion, Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei, competing on behalf of Mongolia.

Judo Grand Slam in Tel Aviv to host former Iranian championplayer

You mean to tell me Jews are fighting?

You mean to tell me Jews are fighting?

Israeli judo team scores gold medal win

Tohar Butbul won the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb, Crotia and Peter Paltchik won the bronze in the under 100 kg category.

Israeli judo team scores gold medal win

Israeli judokas win three medals at Grand Slam Championship

Gefen Primo wins the bronze, Tohar Butbul wins a silver medal and the great Sagi Muki wins the gold medal in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Israeli judokas win three medals at Grand Slam Championship

Watch: Minister tears up as Israeli anthem played in UAE

Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev tears us as she hears Israeli anthem played for first time Arab Gulf state.

Watch: Minister tears up as Israeli anthem played in UAE

Israeli Judokas allowed to show national pride in Abu Dhabi

After years of refusals, Israeli judokas to perform under national flag and play anthem at Judo Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi.

Israeli Judokas allowed to show national pride in Abu Dhabi

Israeli judokas to participate in UAE tourney under Israeli flag

Following cancellation of previous events due to refusal to permit Israeli national symbols, Israeli flag to be featured at UAE event.

Israeli judokas to participate in UAE tourney under Israeli flag

Israeli judoka wins gold, hears Hatikva at Europe championship

Israeli national anthem played European Senior Judo Championships in Tel Aviv after Hatikva banned at Abu Dhabi Grand Slam tournament.

Israeli judoka wins gold, hears Hatikva at Europe championship