Tag Archives: Olympics

The Muslim world’s unsporting behaviour towards Israel.

Not for the first time, a Muslim nation is discriminating against Israel. As we know only too well, the Muslim world has a bad record when it comes to discriminating against Israeli sportsmen.  One of the more blatant examples involved Israeli judokas who had to compete under a neutral flag, …

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Reflections On Israel Part 1: Israel’s Place In The World.

In July I went on a life-changing trip to Israel. This was my fourth trip to Israel, but I had not been there for 17 years. I have written in the past about other aspects and experiences of this trip. But I have not focussed on Israelis themselves, Israeli society, …

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Lebanon-Israel-Olympics. Reply to Ruby Hamad .

Reply to Ruby Hamad’s Don’t ask athletes to set aside politics ‘in the spirit of the Olympics’ Is there even one Palestinian in the Lebanese Olympic team? There are few things more hypocritical than Lebanese claiming to snub Israel because of what we allegedly do to the Palestinians.  If there is …

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