A new hijab-sporting doll modeled on the Muslim Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will join the Barbie line in 2018, Mattel announced last week.
Organizers of a major judo tournament in Abu Dhabi barred Israel’s team from donning national symbols and playing the Jewish state’s national anthem.
Leading up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan is reportedly consulting with Israel for assistance with counterterrorism efforts at the global sporting event.
Should one ask multiple Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby (Gabrielle) Douglas if she has any other unusual talents, she might just answer: being able to read and speak Hebrew!
On Wednesday, 3:38:20 in the 200-meter freestyle swim put Inbal Pezaro in third place, bringing Israel’s total at the Paralympics in Rio to three bronze medals. In an event in which competing is already a victory, Israel has much to be proud of.
While Israel’s top athletes are competing in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, some young Israeli scientists have been winning a remarkable number of medals at the “science olympics” around the globe.
The Lebanese Olympic delegation refused to allow Israeli athletes to board their shared bus to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday night.
“I never believed it was going to come. After 44 years I am happy for this moment of history,” Romano said, according to Yedioth Achronoth.
The spokesperson for the Israel Olympic Committee refused to comment after being contacted by TPS.
Al Qaeda is using social media to call on its followers to execute lone-wolf attacks on athletes at the Olympics in Rio next month. The terror group urged its followers to attack American, British, and French athletes, but especially targeted athletes representing Israel.