GRENADA, Spain - On the eve of Greece's EuroBasket 2007 game against Israel, coach Panagiotis Giannakis is in a strong position. Even if his team loses tonight, no one will have a bone to pick with him.
Tel Aviv - Israel's Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi awarded 35 soldiers medals and citations for their service during the war last year with the Shiite militant movement Hezbollah in Lebanon. Four awards were given posthumously, including to a physicia...
JERUSALEM, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Israel's Paz Oil Co. said on Sunday its Chief Executive Moudi Ben Shach will step down on Sept. 30 after 11 years.
Israel leads Mediterranean countries in terms of the proportion of its territory that is protected, according to a report by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN).
Steve McClaren must look forward to the crucial match against Israel at Wembley with some trepidation. Not only have injuries hit some of his key players, but he will be up against Dror Kashtan, the Israeli Sir Alex Ferguson.
Israel coach Dror Kashtan believes his side can get at least a point against England at Wembley.
Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC's veteran defender Yigal Antebi and Maccabi Netanya FC full-back Rahamin Klemi Saban have returned to the Israel squad after lengthy lay-offs.
JERUSALEM, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun and Chelsea central defender Tal Ben Haim have been included in a 23-man Israel squad for their Euro 2008 Group E qualifier against England at Wembley next Saturday.
Russia dismissed Friday Israeli accusations that Moscow had stoked this summer's military tensions between Israel and Syria, adding that Moscow's only goal was "to reduce tensions" in the region.
Israel's 92-87 victory over Macedonia on Friday night, its seventh victory in eight games of additional qualifying, claimed the final spot at EuroBasket '07, which begins tomorrow.