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Bicycle races: A story of conflict and resolution

The road from Hebron to Jerusalem was packed on Jerusalem Day with Israeli settlers making their annual bike ride in memory of Yitzhak Buanish.

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Women and sport: Athena’s recipe for coexistence

Meet some of the 10,000 girls and women who came from all corners of the country to participate in Israel’s largest women’s sports event.

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#MayPac: The disaster that boxing won’t survive? – It Takes All Sports

It was billed as ‘The Fight of the Century’ and by any measure you could choose – money, rankings, talent, anticipation – it was.

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Rugby, bole, kava: When Fiji comes to Tel Aviv – It Takes All Sports

Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon is the last place you expect to hear a Fijian war chant. But that’s exactly what you find when you stumble upon the Middle East Bowl.

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War games and Maccabiah games – It Takes All Sports

Host Laragh Widdess traces the history of the Maccabiah games – the “Jewish Olympics” – through Israel’s battle for independence up to the present day.

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The roaring stone – It Takes All Sports

How did curling, invented in medieval Scotland, make it to the sultry, sandy Middle East, and become the only Winter Olympic team sport played in Israel?

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Israel’s legendary sportscaster Ari Louis on sport, religion, and exodus

Former TLV1 sports presenter, Ari Louis, visits the studio to explain what it’s like reporting on team sports in a country that largely sidelines them.

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Israel vs. Wales: The sunshine after the rain

Israel’s campaign to qualify for the 2016 European soccer championships in France have taken a serious dent, but it’s not all doom and gloom.

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March Madness meets Maccabi – It Takes All Sports

TLV1 newbies Matt Jevotovsky and Jay Berstein put host Laragh Widdess out of her March Madness misery and explain what this basketball tournament is about.

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