Jewish-American figure skaters Jason Brown and Charlie White won bronze medals in the new team figure skating event on Sunday.
Two top National Football League players pulled out of publicity trip to Israel, saying they felt “used” by the government. Bennett tweeted an image of a letter with a longer explanation of why he would not be participating.
Aly Raisman won the Olympic silver medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around in Rio de Janeiro.
They will be identified as competing as part of the International Judo Federation and medalists will not hear the national anthem, "Hatikvah."
The Jewish state is enjoying something of an influx of NBA players, thanks to an initiative of pro-player Omri Casspi to fight the boycott Israel movement.
Basketball star Tony Parker has apologized following a media storm over photos showing him giving a neo-Nazi salute.
"The matter is declared closed," the international soccer body said in a statement.
David Blatt, the Israeli American who was fired this season as head coach of the Cavaliers, will interview with the Sacramento Kings for the same position.
This will be the first time the competition is hosted by a nation other than the United States, Canada, England or Australia.
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shahaby was booed by spectators for refusing to shake the hand of Israeli judoka Or Sasson.