Men and women competed separately in Eilat this month, raising questions about the need for a gender divide.
David Blatt, 53, is considered Russia's best post-Soviet coach. His squad stormed to a gold medal in the 2007 European Championships in Spain with a win over the hosts.
The leader of Svoboda, which won 9 percent of the votes for parliament, rejects claims that his party hates foreigners: There could be nationalistic parties in Israel as well.
Svoboda party to be well-represented in Ukraine's parliament after winning 12.3 percent of the vote.
Hapoel Tel Aviv, Kiryat Shmona both lose.
Meir Dagan was secretly operated on five days ago; procedure itself was apparently successful, but complications set in following the operation.
Don't expect the Russians to try to decide the fate of the World Cup qualifier game early on in a full frontal assault with spears unleashed.
Hapoel Tel Aviv, which progressed to the group stages thanks to a 7-1 aggregate win over Luxembourg side Dudelange, was drawn in Group 2, alongside last season's winner, Atletico Madrid, which also crushed Chelsea 4-1 in the Super Cup on Friday.
Champion plays first leg of playoff Wednesday night in Minsk.