Israeli 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.

 HAPOEL JERUSALEM guard Jalen Adams (left) drives to the hoop during the Reds’ 95-70 victory over Ukrainian side Prometey in Champion League Play-In action

Basketball: Jerusalem, Holon triumph in continental play

  BIG MAN Itay Segev (right) has been instrumental in Hapoel Jerusalem overcoming its early-season struggles in the FIBA Champions League.

Hapoel’s Segev returns to the Holy Land to make a big impact for his team

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 ASHDOD SC midfielder Oz Bilu celebrates after scoring for his team in its 2-0 victory over host Beitar Jerusalem on Sunday night at Teddy Stadium.

Maccabi Haifa leapfrogs Beersheba into 1st

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 MACCABI HAIFA forward Dean David celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in the Greens’ 3-2 comeback victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv on Monday night.

Maccabi Haifa roars back to beat Mac TA

 IONNIS SFAIROPOULOS (left) and Scottie Wilbekin have had plenty of good times together with Maccabi Tel Aviv, but need to figure out how to halt the team's current slump.

Maccabi Tel Aviv’s season spiraling out of control

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 MACCABI TEL AVIV and a feisty Maccabi Petah Tikva dueled at the Moshava Stadium on Monday night, with the yellow-and-blue emerging with a 2-1 road victory.

Beersheba maintains tight lead atop table

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 Picture of Hapoel Tel Aviv players in derby

Hapoel notches derby conquest of Maccabi

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Serbia soccer coach Mladen Krstajic Belgrade, Serbia, June 10, 2019.

Soccer: Maccabi Tel Aviv appoints Mladen Krstajic as new head coach

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 KEENAN EVANS (with ball) and Maccabi Tel Aviv had their hands full against Hapoel Galil Elyon, but the yellow-and-blue was able to pull out an 88-84 overtime victory.

Mac TA overcomes Galil Elyon in OT

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 BEITAR JERUSALEM’S David Houja celebrates after scoring the second his two goals in the team’s 2-1 extra-time victory over Hapoel Afula in the State Cup round-of-32.

State Cup heats up as top teams join fray

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
After reaching a final at the Tokyo Olympics, Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko topped the podium over the weekend at the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia. Women's 200m Individual Medley - Heats - Tokyo Aquatics Centre - Tokyo, Japan - July 26, 2021.

Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko wins World Championships gold medal

ISRAELI BASKETBALL teams will be returning to the court this month, though the exact nature of the competition is still somewhat up in the air.

The Jewish basketball legend from the Holy Cross

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
 Picture of Hapoel Galil Elyon's Bryce Washington

Hoopin’ from Louisiana to Kfar Blum

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 IN ITS first season as the Official Cloud Supplier of Sauber Motorsport, which manages and operates the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN F1 team, Zadara Co-Founder and CTO Yair Hershko is extremely pleased with the partnership.

The Israeli connection that helps fuel Alfa Romeo’s ORLEN Formula 1 team

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
In its first season back up in the Premier League, Hapoel Jerusalem is holding its own despite sitting second-to-last in the standings through a full round of action.

Beersheba, Maccabi Haifa hold gap atop table

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 AS HE has done time and again, Scottie Wilbekin powered Maccabi Tel Aviv to a tough victory, this time a 71-64 result over Hapoel Beersheba.

Wilbekin and Maccabi Tel Aviv fend off Beersheba

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
  TEAM USA poses after capturing the gold medal at this week's IFAF Flag Football World Championships in Jerusalem.

US men and women take flag football gold

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
 AFTER STEPPING down from the front office to the sideline a month ago, Hapoel Jerusalem interim coach Yotam Halperin has turned around the club’s season.

Interim coach Yotam Halperin working wonders with Jerusalem

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
 AMERICAN FOOTBALL continues to thrive in Israel, with Jerusalem playing host to this week’s IFAF Flag World Championships.

American football is alive and kicking in the Holy Land as Israel hosts Flag Worlds

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Photos from the European Flag Football Tournament in Israel

Flag Football World Championships final day move to Teddy Stadium due to high winds

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
 SCOTTIE WILBEKIN (left) scored 19 points for Maccabi Tel Aviv, but the yellow-and-blue was tripped up by Golan Gutt (right) and Ness Ziona in an 87-73 upset.

Jerusalem rolling in Europe and domestically

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
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