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Israeli Olympic medalist Yarden Gerbi to retire from judo at 28

Only a year after winning a bronze medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, 28, is expected to announce her...

Watch: A look back at 2016’s highlights, and its controversies

From shocking political developments to sad departures from cultural icons, 2016 has been a year to remember. The Channel 2 News team have put...

Fan saves Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton’s life

Australian swimmer Mack Horton won a gold medal at the Rio Olympics and it seems that now he also won his life. A fan...

Inbal Pezaro wins bronze medal at the Paralympics

Another accomplishment for the Israeli delegation to the Paralympics in Rio: Israeli swimmer Inbal Pezaro impressed everyone by winning another medal, her ninth Paralympic...

Israeli Paralympic shooter wins bronze medal in Rio

Israeli Paralympic shooter Doron Shaziri won a bronze medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio today – his eighth medal throughout his career. Shaziri’s...

Is Algeria boycotting Israel at Rio Paralympic Games?

The Algerian women's goalball team failed to show up to its match against the US, likely to avoid seeing Israel in the next round. ...

Israeli Olympic medalist raises 200 thousand shekels for children with cancer

The Israeli judoka who returned from Rio 2016 with a bronze medal raised 52 thousand dollars from selling the nametag she wore during her...

Israeli Olympic medalist plans to sell memorabilia, donate money raised

The Israeli judoka and Olympic bronze medalist decided to sell her name tag from Rio in order to raise money for the pediatric oncology...

Intimate pictures of Jamaica’s Usain Bolt with widow of drug lord released

The Jamaican sprinter who set new records in Rio was documented enjoying an intimate night with a young Brazilian woman, despite the fact that...

2 runners will receive Pierre de Coubertin medals for exemplary sportsmanship

After the incident during one of the women’s 5,000m heats, the two runners involved will receive the Pierre de Coubertin medal for demonstrating exemplary...