Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
The participation of Israel’s representatives in the conference is still under doubt as the Shin Bet.
... Pubdate: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:09:42 GMT
No pressure on blue-and-white in Spain
Facing global powerhouse in Gijon, Israel hopes for respectable showing in World Cup qualifier.
... Pubdate: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:01:12 GMT
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Maccabi’s roster is set to undergo a complete overhaul yet again this summer, with only five players likely to continue in 2017/18.
... Pubdate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:02:52 GMT
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Only the winners of each group will qualify automatically for Russia 2018, with the eight best runners-up to advance to home-and-away playoffs.
... Pubdate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:00:49 GMT
Jerusalem blown out in Eurocup decider in Spain
Hapoel knocked out in the semifinals after suffering heavy defeat to Valencia in Game 3 of series.
... Pubdate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:58:23 GMT
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
In the wake of Israel’s recent unexpected success in the World Baseball Classic, the Beit Shemesh Baseball Amuta launched a crowdfunding campaign last week in order to help fund their state of the art complex.
... Pubdate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:17:08 GMT
Financial strain on Israeli fencers emblematic of issue for second-tier sports
... Pubdate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:07:56 GMT
Pressure builds for Jerusalem’s decider in Spain
After home win, Hapoel confident of upsetting Valencia in Game 3 of Eurocup semifinal series
... Pubdate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:03:38 GMT
Soccer: Blue-and-white begins preparations for Spain
Coach Levy optimistic as Israel squad assembles ahead of daunting World Cup qualifier in Gijon.
... Pubdate: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:12:39 GMT
Basketball: Omri Casspi looks to make most of opportunity in Minnesota
The 28-year-old Israeli found himself without a team after being waived by the New Orleans Pelicans three weeks ago.
... Pubdate: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:04:45 GMT
Basketball: Jerusalem optimistic ahead of Eurocup semifinal decider
Jerusalem is aiming to reach a continental final for the first time since winning the ULEB Cup in 2004.
... Pubdate: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:51:38 GMT
Beersheba maintains advantage over Mac TA
Southerners back alone in 1st place by 3 points • Bnei Yehuda blanks Ra’anana in relegation battle.
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:20:17 GMT
Maccabi spanks Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby • Hap Jerusalem cruises
Jerusalem remains four games back of Maccabi Tel Aviv, which improved to 17-6 after steamrolling Hapoel Tel Aviv 100-74.
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:14:57 GMT
Record runners at Jerusalem Marathon
Over 30,000 ran through the capital's streets on Friday, hitting a record of participants in the 42 km challenge.
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:45:05 GMT
Mac Tel Aviv keeps pressure on Beersheba
Yellow-and-blue stays hot by blanking Sakhnin • Beitar Jerusalem beats Maccabi Petah Tikva
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:38:49 GMT
Hapoel Jerusalem tops Valencia, sends semifinal to decider
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:33:45 GMT
Olympic judo medalist runs marathon to benefit the disabled
Sasson, who will run with his brother Alon, sold his judo suit from Rio for $100,000 to benefit Shalva’s children.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:11:25 GMT
Playoff hopes extinguished for Mac Tel Aviv
Second straight disappointing Euroleague campaign for yellow-and-blue sealed with defeat in Istanbul.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:54:07 GMT
Valencia visits Jerusalem in do-or-die Game 2 for Hapoel
After losing 83-68 in the best-of- three series opener in Spain on Tuesday, Hapoel has to win on Friday in order to force a decisive Game 3 in Valencia next Wednesday.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:50:20 GMT
League splits for title, relegation battles
Starting from this weekend, the league will be split into two sections.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:45:03 GMT
One last gasp for Maccabi Tel Aviv’s lingering playoff chances
A run of nine defeats from 10 games over a two-month stretch basically rendered the final third of Maccabi’s regular season as meaningless.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 02:08:59 GMT
Team Israel eliminated from World Baseball Classic
Israel loses 8-3 to Japan, ending Cinderella run.
... Pubdate: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:54:54 GMT
Sinai says: Global hoopla over Israel’s WBC success yet to resonate back home
Everyone likes a winner, and the success of the team has certainly generated more interest in baseball in Israel than ever before.
... Pubdate: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:27:10 GMT
Blue-and-white braces for crucial clash with Japanese
Israel could also reach the last four with a loss, assuming Cuba beats the Netherlands.
... Pubdate: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:23:38 GMT
Valencia jumps out to 1-0 lead on Jerusalem
Suddenly slumping Hapoel opens Eurocup semifinals series on wrong side of the bed in road defeat.
... Pubdate: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:19:45 GMT
Hapoel Jerusalem bracing for ultimate Eurocup test in Valencia
Valencia bounced back with a 13-game winning streak in the competition, including an 86-84 triumph in Jerusalem.
... Pubdate: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:48:17 GMT
Beersheba beats Beitar with Zrihen brace
After both teams lacked sharpness in the first 45 minutes, Zrihen gave Beersheba a stranglehold on the match with two goals in 10 minutes.
... Pubdate: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:45:31 GMT
Israel advances to final stages of WBC but sabras more concerned with soccer
“What they are doing is very nice, they are representing Israel, but it’s not pure Israel.”
... Pubdate: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:39:23 GMT
Israel falls to first defeat in World Baseball Classic
Team Israel suffers first loss to Netherlands after historic four-game win in the international sporting tournament.
... Pubdate: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:36:22 GMT
Mac TA even with Beersheba at top
Maccabi claimed its 13th victory in 14 matches over all competitions since coach Shota Arveladze was sacked at the beginning of January.
... Pubdate: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 22:51:32 GMT
Maccabi Tel Aviv holds off plucky Rishon Lezion in BSL
Rudd finished with a game high 25 points, including the winning back with 0.9 of a second remaining to ensure Maccabi improved to a 16-6 record in the BSL.
... Pubdate: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 22:48:45 GMT
Team Israel celebrates Purim with a dugout megilla reading
Israel went on to win their second round game against Cuba, with a final score of 4-1.
... Pubdate: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 08:19:40 GMT
No stopping Israel at World Baseball Classic
Underdog Team Israel defeats Cuba to remain undefeated in tournament.
... Pubdate: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 06:45:27 GMT
Maccabi Haifa wins to round out top-6
Millions of shekels, a chance to qualify for European competition and plenty of pride were on the line for Haifa.
... Pubdate: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:24:10 GMT
Hap Jerusalem falls to Hap TA ahead of Eurocup semis
Jerusalem fell to a 12-10 record and will enter the final third of the regular season in fifth place in the standings.
... Pubdate: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:10:29 GMT