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Islam El Shehaby Refusing to Shake Hands with Or Sasson Disgraced Himself, Egypt, Judo & the Olympic Games

Posted on 12 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Anti Semitism and hate for the nation of Israel showed itself in its most pitiful form during the Judo match between Israeli Or Sasson, who eventually went on to get a bronze medal, and Egyptian Islam El Shehaby, who refused to shake hands with the Israeli Judoka after losing. More

Algerian Club MC Oran Releases Eav Jida Beacause He Played Football in Israel

Posted on 13 Jan, 2015, by in Soccer

It turns out that some places reject you for simply being associated with Israel in some way – you no longer have to be Israeli, Jewish or both. Cameroonian footballer Eav Jida learned that lesson after he was released by MC Oran of Algeria for his past with Israeli football clubs. More

Squads for the 2013 U-21 Euro

Posted on 5 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

The 2013 UEFA U-21 Championship kicks off for the 19th time, with host nation Israel seeded in Group A along with England, Italy and Norway, while defending champions Spain are in Group B, playing with Germany, Netherlands and Russia, with each side bringing a squad of 23 players, some of them who have already played for their senior national sides. More

Cristiano Ronaldo & Portugal Almost Lose to Israel

Posted on 22 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

With Cristiano Ronaldo having one of his worst performances in recent memory and being two goals down with 20 minutes to go, Portugal are probably semi-pleased to leave Israel with a draw, without too much damage to their chances of finishing second in their World Cup qualifying group, which is hard to see how it won’t fall to Russia when it’s all said and done. More

Barcelona & Lionel Messi Should Focus on Football

Posted on 23 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

It seems that some teams and players want to do more than just play football – Barcelona are about global peace, or something of the sorts, as the nation of Israel got excited about the prospect of Lionel Messi coming for some sort of peace-promoting effort between Israelis and Palestinians. More

Another Olympic Opening Ceremony – Munich Massacre Not Mentioned Again

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

The big question is this – If the event known as the Munich massacre, which involved the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes & coaches, along with a German police officer, would have happened to a different nation, without all the political ramifications regarding the impossible web of Middle Eastern relations, would the IOC mention it in its opening ceremony? More