Sports

Sports news: Patriots and politics

Eli Ohana’s three days in politics; Israel has a new ironman; Diego Costa’s punishment doesn’t fit the crime; and something called the Superbowl.

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Sporting mensches: Introducing netball, basketball’s big sister

Chances are, unless you’re from a Commonwealth country, you haven’t heard of netball. But here in Israel, as least, Judy Aknin is changing all that.

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International sports news: Big balls, deflated balls, and just plain balls

Host Laragh Widdess tells this week’s sporting tales from around the globe, including Chelsea’s loss and NFL’s #DeflateGate, and picks a ‘team of the week.’

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Israeli sports news: The quick and the ‘red or dead’

Host Laragh Widdess tells this week’s sporting tales from Israel, including speed skating success and unruly soccer fans, and picks a ‘sportsman of the week.’

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Sports news: Palestine scores first Asian Cup goal

Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball; Israel tennis; English and Spanish soccer league round-ups; Have David Blatt and LeBron James turned a corner?

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Sporting mensches: The many guises of Israel’s baseball ‘king’

Nate Fish, the national director of the Israel Association of Baseball and self-styled ‘King of Jewish Baseball,’ joins Laragh in the studio.

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Sports news: The underdogs have their moment

Surprises for the teams at the top of Israeli soccer’s premier league; Palestinian national soccer team at the Asian Cup; plus international news.

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Sporting mensches: It’s not just cricket

Stanley Perlman, originally from South Africa, has been the driving force behind Israel cricket for over 30 years.

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Israel well on the road to Euro 2016

With a 3-0 victory over Bosnia Herzegovina last night, Israel’s national soccer team has mounted an impressive qualifying campaign for Euro 2016.

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Israeli team’s record-breaking mission went swimmingly

An Israeli team broke the Guinness World Record for the longest open water relay swim this week.

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