45 players set to travel to Italy accompanied by 18 coaches, trainers and officials — thought to be largest contingent to venture abroad in one sport.
Israeli soccer fans uplifted by strong finish, but still leave disappointed as Be'er Sheva trails 4-5 on aggregate.
The powers-that-be in Brazil organized a well-run Olympics in near-perfect venues, despite skeptics' predictions. Meanwhile, I've become a total sports junkie.
The problem in Israeli sports is not the amount allocated for judo but a conceptual one, much more complex than an empty declaration about money which garners numerous likes on Facebook.
The team improved its performance in the second rotation, after less than perfect handling of a ribbon in the first, but failed to snag a medal, coming in 6th.
Shaul Ladany, who also lived through the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp as a child, is heartened to see his murdered teammates memorialized at the Rio games.
The Games vastly improved the country’s human capital. Every bus driver got used to giving better service and every supplier learned to meet demanding schedules.
Despite scandal over coach's alleged violence toward team member, athletes pull off stellar performance and put Israel in finals for third time in a row.
The 18-year-old former junior world champion fell to the floor and kissed the mat after beating Nikita Glasnovic of Sweden 5-1 in a one-sided contest at the Carioca Arena 3 to secure a breakthrough bronze.
Born in Kenya, but now running for Israel, Lonah Chemtai Korlima thought Israelis would be more sympathetic after her Rio dream ended on the 33rd kilometer.