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Malaysia stripped of swimming championships over ban on Israelis

Malaysia stripped of swimming championships over ban on Israelis

International Paralympic Committee removes swimming competition from Malaysia after country's PM refuses to allow Israelis to compete.Gary Willig, 27/01/2019 16:13
Malaysia: We won't host any more events involving Israel

Malaysia: We won't host any more events involving Israel

Malaysia's foreign minister reiterates that Israeli swimmers will not be permitted into the country for Paralympics qualifier.Elad Benari, 17/01/2019 06:26
Malaysia will not allow Israelis to attend Paralympics qualifier

Malaysia will not allow Israelis to attend Paralympics qualifier

International Paralympic Committee disappointed over Malaysia's refusal to allow Israeli swimmers to attend competition this summer.Elad Benari, 13/01/2019 05:29
'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'

'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'

In preparation for Kinneret crossing led by hesder yeshivas, MK called for reprimand after admitting he does mixed swimming.Mordechai Sones, 24/05/2018 17:24
Data Plan? Who decides – you or your IPhone?

Data Plan? Who decides – you or your IPhone?

A Jew must be master of his movement in the world; he cannot allow himself to be swayed by outside forces.  Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 17/08/2017 20:41
'Forbid lifeguards from using their phones while on duty'

'Forbid lifeguards from using their phones while on duty'

Children are drowning in public pools. Are lifeguards responsible? Does a lifeguard on his phone cause drownings?Shimon Cohen, 11/08/2017 12:32
Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

"Mixed-gender swimming lessons part of ‘full school curriculum’ and children’s ‘successful integration’ into society"Mordechai Sones, 10/01/2017 16:38
Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

New York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn., 07/07/2016 04:58
MDA: 18 people dead since start of swimming season

MDA: 18 people dead since start of swimming season

In the past six weeks, 111 people from around the country were retrieved from the waters by Magen David Adom medics.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 23/06/2016 21:41
Israeli swimmer wins silver at Euro Championships

Israeli swimmer wins silver at Euro Championships

Yakov Toumarkin gave personal best in 200 meter backstroke at Short Course Swimming competition held in Netanya.Cynthia Blank, 02/12/2015 21:56
Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

If it's summer in Israel, that means it's jellyfish season – and at risk are not just swimmers, but Israel's electrical system.Moshe Cohen, 25/06/2015 10:25
Qatar Warned Over Disrespecting Israeli Swimmers

Qatar Warned Over Disrespecting Israeli Swimmers

FINA warns officials in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates for hiding the Israeli flag during World Cup swimming events.Elad Benari, 24/10/2013 02:15
Qatar: Israel Flag Removed at Swim Event

Qatar: Israel Flag Removed at Swim Event

A Qatari woman posted a photo of the flag at Swimming World Cup event on Twitter. The next day it was gone.Arutz Sheva, 22/10/2013 13:27
Israeli Swimmer Sets New Record in Dubai

Israeli Swimmer Sets New Record in Dubai

Israeli swimmer Amit Ivri broke her own record – and Israel's record - at a swim meet in DubaiDavid Lev, 17/10/2013 16:47
Drownings Back Up with 34 Deaths in 2013

Drownings Back Up with 34 Deaths in 2013

As swim season closes, data shows drowning deaths back up in 2013.Maayana Miskin, 06/10/2013 14:39
Returning Olympian: It Was a Lot of Fun

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.Maayana Miskin, 10/08/2012 13:11
MDA Issues Water Safety Guidelines

MDA Issues Water Safety Guidelines

MDA issues safety rules for swimming following drowning deaths.Maayana Miskin, 08/08/2012 18:41
Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

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.Elad Benari, 01/08/2012 23:46
IDF ‘Fighting’ For Victories in Olympics

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 01/08/2012 12:16
Video: Double Life of Soldier-Olympic Hopeful

Video: Double Life of Soldier-Olympic Hopeful

Yahel is a champion water polo athlete, works with troubled children and is a dedicated soldier – with eyes on the Olympics in Rio in 2016. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/07/2012 11:13
'Ban Iranian Athletes’

'Ban Iranian Athletes’

The World Jewish Congress has called for a universal ban on Iranian athletes at sport events until Iran allows competition against Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/07/2011 13:20
The Murky Diplomatic Swim Pool

The Murky Diplomatic Swim Pool

To swim or not to swim against Israel? That is the question. Syrian says “yes” and Iran says "no" at world championship.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/07/2011 09:12