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Anastasia Gorbenko. Credit: Israel Swimming Association.

Israeli swimmer sets new record with gold-medal win at European swim meet

Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko won Israel’s first-ever gold medal at an Olympic swimming competition on May 22, Haaretz reported. The 17-year-old took home the top honor at the European Aquatics Championship in Budapest, Hungary. Gorbenko came in first...
An Iranian judo player at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

International Federation imposes four-year judo ban on Iran over discrimination

The International Judo Federation suspended Iran on Thursday for attempting to prevent its athletes compete against opponents from Israel, reported The Associated Press. The IJF imposed a four-year ban that prevents Iranian judokas from competing at...
Team Israel baseball, headed to the Tokyo Summer Olympics, to take place from July 23 to Aug. 8. Photo by Margo Sugarman.

Team Israel baseball submits expanded roster for Tokyo Summer Olympics

The general manager of the Team Israel baseball has submitted an expanded roster of 44 players to the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), baseball’s international governing body and the organizer of the baseball competition at the...