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Palestinian Soccer Head To Appeal FIFA Ban For Incitement Against Messi

TEL AVIV— The head of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, said he would appeal FIFA’s decision to ban him for inciting fans to “hatred and violence” against Argentinian soccer player Lionel Messi as part of an intense Palestinian campaign that he launched in a bid to stop Argentina from playing a warm-up game in Israel this summer.

Jerusalem’s largest soccer club announced Sunday that it has changed its name to “Beitar Trump Jerusalem,” in honor of the US president’s recognition of Israel’s capital and moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv.

Jerusalem Soccer Team Renames Itself After Trump

Jerusalem’s largest soccer club announced Sunday that it has changed its name to “Beitar Trump Jerusalem,” in honor of the US president’s recognition of Israel’s capital and moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv.

Ron Atias of Israel, and Venilton Teixeira of Brazil compete in the men's Taekwondo event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Israelis Denied Entry to Taekwondo Competition in Tunisia

Israel’s Taekwondo Junior National Team was essentially banned from participating in the 2018 World Junior Championships, as well as trials for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games to be held in Argentina in October, after being denied entry permits by Tunisa, the host country.

Yarden Gerbi

Israeli Judoka Yarden Gerbi Wins Bronze at Rio Olympics

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi overcame an early loss to win a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, becoming the first Israeli athlete to win a medal at the 2016 games, and the first Israeli Olympic medalist since windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi took home the bronze in the 2008 games in Beijing.

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Israeli Victims Of 1972 Games Honored 44 Years On

Widows of two of the 11 Israelis killed by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich Olympics got the recognition that they had so long sought with a ceremony and minute’s silence at the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

(L)Ariel Hilman (R) Sean Faiga of Israel in the match between Sean Faiga Ariel Hilman of Israel vs Ivan Solomans Sven Mollgaard of South Africa during Day of the FIVB Mangaung Open on December 11, 2014 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Getty Images for FIVB)

Israeli Beach Volleyball Duo Make History In Qatar

The Times of Israel reports: Beach volleyball duo Sean Faiga and Ariel Hilman (pictured) racked up two historic achievements on Monday, becoming the first Israeli team in the sport to vie for an Olympic spot, and the first volleyball players

Nate Robinson #2 of the New York Knicks attempts to dunk during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night, part of 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend, at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas,

Nate Robinson Shows Off Steph Curry Range In Israeli League

CBS Sports reports: Stephen Curry has basically fetishized long 3-pointers. We always liked them, but they weren’t this entire sub-genre of basketball idealism the way they are now. What’s more, Curry’s now thought of whenever any player hits a long 3-pointer,

Daniel Samohin

Israeli Wins Gold At Junior Figure Skating Championship

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli ice skater Daniel Samohin won first place in the World Junior Skating Championship, held in Debrecen, Hungary, on Friday. Samohin, 17, received an overall score of 236.65 points, beating silver medalist Canadian Nicolas Nadeau, who