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Returning Olympian: It Was a Lot of Fun

First female Israeli swimmer to make the Olympic semi-finals says she had fun, reached her goals.

Returning Olympian: It Was a Lot of Fun

Israeli Gymnast: It’s Not Easy to Win a Medal

Israeli gymnast Alex Shatilov tells Arutz Sheva that he’s pleased even without a medal.

Israeli Gymnast: It’s Not Easy to Win a Medal

Committee to Investigate ‘Olympics Failure’

Sports Minister to investigate ‘failures’ in preparation for Olympic games as Israeli team to come home without medals.

Committee to Investigate ‘Olympics Failure’

Bereaved Dad: Why Let MK Zouabi Spew Propaganda?

Arab MK at Haifa educational college: Olympic Committee was right to refuse moment of silence for Munich 11.

Bereaved Dad: Why Let MK Zouabi Spew Propaganda?

Israel at the Olympics: Ze'evi Out, Toumarkin In

Israeli judokas quickly lose in Olympic trials, swimmer finishes in 7th place in 200 meters backstroke.

Israel at the Olympics: Ze'evi Out, Toumarkin Finishes 7th

Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

Israeli tennis players Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich beat world champion Roger Federer and his partner in London, advance to quarterfinals.

Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

IDF ‘Fighting’ For Victories in Olympics

Six IDF soldiers are “fighting” in the London Olympics – competing as part of the Israeli Team in swimming, Judo and rhythmic gymnastics.

IDF ‘Fighting’ For Victories in Olympics

Proudly Wearing Israeli Flag at London Olympics

Pro-Israeli visitors to the 2012 Summer Olympics proudly wore both the UK and Israel flags Saturday night.

Proudly Wearing Israeli Flag at London Olympic Opening

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.

Livnat Plans to Observe Moment of Silence for Munich 11

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.

Olympics' Rogge Refuses to Answer 'Anti-Israeli' Question

In Response to BBC: Olympic Team Salutes Jerusalem

Israel’s Olympic team responds to the BBC’s assertion that Jerusalem is not Israel’s capital in a special video.

In Response to BBC's Map: Olympic Team Salutes Jerusalemplayer

Tzuberi: Windsurfing Makes Him 'Peaceful and Calm'

Israeli Olympian windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi talks about what keeps him going as he prepares to compete in the 2012 London Olympics.

Israel's Olympic Windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi is 'Peaceful, Calm'player

Video: Tel Aviv ‘Cool’ but Capital is Jerusalem

Tel Aviv’s mayor has dropped the rivalry with Jerusalem to remind Britain the holy city is Israel’s capital – no matter what the BBC says.

Video: ‘Tel Aviv is Cool but Jerusalem is the Capital’player

Video: Israeli Olympics’ ‘Gentle Judo’ Champion

Arik Ze’evi is aiming to be the oldest person ever to win a medal in Olympics judo competition. “This will probably be last,” he says.

Video: Israeli Olympics’ ‘Gentle Judo’ Championplayer

Iran Denies Athletes Will Compete Against Israelis

Iranian media disputes reports that Iranian athletes will not boycott competitions against Israelis at the London Olympics.

Iran Denies its Athletes Will Compete Against Israelis

Chassidic Jew Carries Olympic Torch

Chassidic London Jew Ephraim Goldstein carried the Olympic torch Monday. He has worked with seven charities and runs a soup kitchen.

Chassidic Jew Carries Olympic Torch

Iranian Athletes Say They Won’t Shun Israelis

Iranian athletes have vowed to uphold the Olympics principles and not boycott competition with Israelis, despite doing so in the past.

Iranian Athletes Say They Will Compete against Israelis

Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli Athletes

NBC sportscaster Bob Costas to hold moment of silence for slain Israeli athletes.

NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas to Recognize Slain Israeli Athletes

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.

London Mayor Disagrees with IOC on Remembering Munich Athletes

Olympics Opening ‘Not Fit’ to Note Munich Massacre

The opening ceremony of the London Summer Olympics is “not fit” to remember the Munich Massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, says IOC chief.

Olympics Opening ‘Not Fitting’ to Remember Munich Massacre

Four Charged with Terrorism in UK

British police on Thursday charged four people with terrorism offenses following their arrest in operations carried out earlier this month.

Four Charged with Terrorism in UK, No Link to Olympics

Muslims Barred IOC from Honoring Murdered Israelis

An Olympics official admits that Muslims blocked one-minute silence for 11 murdered Israeli athletes, one of the widows said.

Muslims Barred IOC from Honoring Murdered Israelis

Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic Torch

A hareidi young man with seven charities to his name will carry the Olympic Torch in London.

Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic Torch

Head of Syria's Olympic Committee Refused Visa

Head of the Syrian Olympic Committee refused a visa to travel to London for this summer’s games.

Head of Syria's Olympic Committee Refused Visa to London

British Amb., Paralympics Celebrate London 2012

The British Embassy in Israel, together with the British Council, held a special event in honor of the Israeli Paralympics team.

British Ambassador and Paralympic Athletes Celebrate London 2012player

Congressmen Call for Moment of Silence at Olympics

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) urged Olympic Committee to reconsider its refusal to honor murdered Israeli athletes.

US Congressmen Call for Moment of Silence at Olympic Games

Video: '40 Years of Silence on Munich Massacre'

Families of Israeli athletes murdered at 1972 Olympics beseech International Olympic Committee to hold minute of silence.

Video: '40 Years of Silence on Munich Massacre Long Enough' player

The Fine Line Between Culture and Politics

Israeli and ‘Palestinian’ poets will be participating in an upcoming international Cultural Olympiad poetry festival.

The Fine Line Between Culture and Politics at Olympic Festival

Terrorists Plan Cyanide Attack on Olympics

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists are plotting a “hand cream attack with cyanide” on the London Olympics, the London Sun reported Monday.

Terrorists Plan Cyanide Attack on Olympics

Using the Olympics to Champion "Palestinian" Cause

Athletic competition or political forum?

Using the Olympics to Champion the "Palestinian" Cause

London Olympics Green Professional Visits Israel

Dan Epstein, the Director of Sustainability for the 2012 Olympics, visited Israel for a green building conference.

London Olympics Green Professional Visits Israelplayer