Monday, June 26, 2017
A group of National Football Leaguers will visit Israel and play an exhibition game against a squad from the Israel Football Association. Israel’s tourism and public diplomacy ministries announced the trip on Sunday, The Times of Israel reported. The NFL delegation,...
Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who won bronze in the women’s 63-kg judo competition at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off her Olympic name patch for charity.
American Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman won her third medal of the Rio Olympics on Tuesday — a silver in the floor exercise.
Hundreds of fans showed up at Ben Gurion Airport to welcome home Israel’s Olympic medal-winning judokas.
Jewish swimmer Anthony Ervin became the oldest Olympic gold medalist in an individual swimming event at 35.
Ori Sasson of Israel won a bronze medal in the men’s judo over-100 kg. competition.
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shahaby was booed by spectators for refusing to shake the hand of Israeli judoka Or Sasson.
Aly Raisman won the Olympic silver medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around in Rio de Janeiro.
Amar’e Stoudemire made the surprise announcement that he would be leaving the National Basketball Association to play for Hapoel Jerusalem.
Part of Ledecky’s inspiration, as revealed in a Sports Illustrated profile in June, comes from the story of her Jewish grandmother, Berta, 83.

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