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MENA Sportsmanship Through Online Chess

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Has being locked down between the screens created a new sense of sportsmanship amidst the MENA region? Since worldwide lockdown and sports cancellations, chess sites across the internet have seen a 50% increase in usage and games played over the past six weeks. One specific online chess tournament sparked a sense of hope, and caught…

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Israeli Cyclists Ride in UAE Tour

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With their official appearance in the Tour de France, the Israeli cycling team, Start Up Nation, received an automatic bid to compete in the 2020 UAE tour. The tour began on Sunday, and is the Middle East’s largest cycling event, and the only one in the region as part of the World Tour. It kicks…

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Israeli Teen Makes History at Winter Olympics

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Sixteen-year-old skier Noa Szollos made history for Israel in the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Located in Lausanne, Switzerland, Szollos won two medals, bronze and silver, in the Alpine skiing and slalom events respectively. She competed against 62 other athletes spanning 30 countries, and is the first Israeli ever to take home a medal in…

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Israel Team Premieres in Tour de France 2020

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For the first time ever, Israel will participate in the internationally esteemed cycling race, Tour de France. The team, called Israel Start-Up Nation, will consist of about 30 riders from 16 countries. The team includes four Israeli riders, Guy Sagiv, Guy Niv, Omer Goldstein and Itamar Einhorn. The talented global group participated in a two-week…

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Israeli Woman Wins Gold in Kickboxing Championship

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Yulia Sachkov, a 21-year old from Haifa, won the gold medal in the World Kickboxing Championship held in Bosnia this past week. Sachkov competed in K-1 style of kickboxing against her Czech opponent in the under 52 kilograms weight class. Excited for the win after spending six days a week, five hours a day training,…

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