In Brazil, the World Cup was a carnival of color, race, nationality and gender. In Russia, LGBT fans cannot feel safe, wave the pride flag or walk hand in hand with their same-sex partners
Contrary to popular belief that Germany was behind the penalty shootout idea to settle tied soccer cup games, a letter proves that it was actually an Israeli initiative
Jorge Faurie contradicted the remarks of Culture Minister Miri Regev, who claimed that her demand to hold the game in the capital had nothing to do with canceling Argentina’s arrival in Israel
The Argentines didn’t want to play an exhibition match in Israel in the first place, but would have come to Haifa. Then Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev moved in
Palestinian soccer official urged Argentina to call off the match after it was moved to Jerusalem ■ Israeli embassy says game nixed over 'threats and provocations' against Messi
After being deported to South Sudan, these kids now attend a private school in Kampala funded by an Israeli organization
A Shot At Peace Israeli Soccer Star Posts Photo With Iranian Midfielder: 'We Show It Can Be Different'
In soccer, Maor Buzaglo writes on his Facebook page, 'there is one language without prejudice and without wars'
Deportees from Israel are reportedly being smuggled from Rwanda into neighboring Uganda, causing tensions to rise between the neighbors
Israel's Big Lie Revealed: Deported Asylum Seekers in Uganda Lament Broken Promises and a Grim Future
Haaretz met with deported asylum seekers who were left with no papers or work permits; they can't even enter refugee camps as they have no status. One option is to risk death and head for Europe
There is a letter that proves that it was Israel - and not Germany - that helped make the idea of breaking ties during playoff matches with kicks from the penalty mark into an integral part of the sport we know today
Referee Abraham Klein shared a field with some of the game's greats during three World Cups, and is now sharing his impressive collection of memorabilia with visitors to the World Football Museum in Zurich
Klein, who officiated at three World Cup tournaments, presented items from his personal collection to the museum
A collection Klein accumulated over 50 years as a referee is to be housed in the FIFA World Football Museum in Switzerland. The collection was due to be auctioned but a Haaretz article caught the museum's eye
And that's after the Gulf emirate's successful bid for the games was mired in allegations of bribery
It might be hard to support a team that is in part the Assad propaganda machine. But it’s also hard not to root for a team that is playing so hard.
The city of Gijon passed an extreme anti-Israel resolution declaring itself 'a space free of Israeli apartheid.'
A massive security detail is being planned for a November 13 game in Alexandria between Egypt and Ghana, whose national team is coached by Israeli Avram Grant.
Palestinians have said that if the matter isn't brought up for discussion they would petition the Court of Arbitration for Sport, making a FIFA-brokered solution impossible.
Some people can't leave the losses of the first two days in Rio alone, but now it’s two medals and counting.
Israeli champion to find out play-off opponent Friday, following Wednesday’s surprise 1-0 win over Greek champion Olympiacos.