Israel Sports

Israeli sports hold a significant niche in the competitive world of European sports and Israel's sports stars, as well as, Jewish athletes from around the world are presented and celebrated for their contributions and achievements. Sports enthusiasts will love the section Israeli sports for the best of Jewish sports stars and their achievements.

 May 24, 2023 Israel players pose for a team group photo before the match

FIFA Under-20 World Cup: Israel beats Japan 2-1 in historic match

 The final of the Israeli state cup between Maccabi Netanya and Beitar Jerusalem at the Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa, May 23, 2023.

Fans storm field as Beitar Jerusalem wins Israel State Cup

 Phillip Hughes raises his bat after scoring a century (100 runs) during the team’s fourth day of their third and final cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo on September 19, 2011.

Death on a cricket field: Tragic coincidences

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Israel looks to make history at under-20 men's World Cup

By Juan Melamed/JTA
 MACCABI HAIFA players celebrate on the pitch after their 5-1 victory over Maccabi Netanya, a result that clinched the Greens’ third straight Israel Premier League title

Maccabi Haifa clinches Israeli League Championship

 LEVI RANDOLPH scored a team-high 27 points in the Basketball Champions League final, but it wasn’t enough to keep Hapoel Jerusalem from losing 77-70 to Bonn.

Hapoel Jerusalem falls to Bonn in Basketball Champions League final

 MACCABI TEL AVIV players express their appreciation for their traveling fans following the season-ending Game 5 defeat to AS Monaco at the Salle Gaston Medicin.

Mac TA lament lost opportunity vs Monaco as home-court advantage proves vital

 Israel's Peter Paltchik in action during the -100kg bronze match against Canada's Shady Elnahas.

Israeli judokas win three medals in international championship in Qatar

By Yaniv Tochman/Walla
 SMADJA WITH father-trainer, Morris, who helped introduce judo to Israel.

Oren Smadja: The story of Israel's judo trailblazer

 HAPOEL JERUSALEM coach Aleksandar Dzikic (left) shows some love to guard Or Cornelius during the Reds’ 64-55 Champions League victory over AEK Athens.

Hapoel Jerusalem in opening semifinal Friday

Jerusalem supporters from the La Familia fan group hold up a match against Charleroi in Belgium

Israel needs dedicated judge, prosecutor to tackle sports riots - Zohar

 Members of the medal-winning Israeli archery team.

Israeli team wins eight medals, sets record in European archery championships

By Walla!
 MIKE JAMES (left) and AS Monaco got the best of Lorenzo Brown (right) and Maccabi Tel Aviv and are now a win away from advancing to the Euroleague Final Four.

Monaco has Maccabi up against the wall

 TEAM ISRAEL celebrates on the field after their PONY League Under-18 European Championship title in Germany this week.

Blue-and-white junior baseball team captures PONY Euro title, headed to World Series

The Tel Aviv Heat (in blue) has been a success, both on and off the pitch, as it helps reignite the spirit of rugby throughout Israel.

Rugby's governing body ruled South Africa excluding Israel was not discrimination

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
 HAPOEL TEL AVIV captain Bar Timor will be at the forefront of the Reds’ attack tonight in their winner-take-all EuroCup quarterfinal at Spanish side Joventut Badalona.

Hapoel Tel Aviv pumped for EuroCup quarterfinals

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Artistic - Men's Floor Exercise - Medal Ceremony - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 1, 2021. Gold medallist Artem Dolgopyat of Israel poses with his medal.

Israeli gymnast Artem Dolgopyat wins silver at European Gymnastics Championships

SPEEDY SMITH and Hapoel Jerusalem were tripped up 94-78 this week by AEK Athens in a volatile Game 2 of their best-of-three Champions League playoff series.

Tale of two games for pair of Israel’s Reds

 ISRAELI MIDFIELDER Manor Solomon celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal for Fulham in its 1-0 Premier League victory over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Israeli soccer star is making waves as a rare Jew in the English Premier League

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
 MACCABI TEL AVIV'S revamped roster has become a cohesive unit over the course of the season, and the club seems to be hitting stride at just the right time.

After clinching Euroleague playoff berth, Mac TA has plenty to look forward to

 HAPOEL JERUSALEM coach Aleksandar Dzikic (left) shows some love to guard Or Cornelius during the Reds’ 64-55 Champions League victory over AEK Athens.

Hapoel Jerusalem not feeling respected

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