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Lunah Chemtai: the Israeli Runner for The Olympic Marathon Posted by on Aug 10, 2021

Marathon (מָרָתוֹן) is an Olympic sport (סְפּוֹרְט אוֹלִימְפִּי), and has been since Athens 1896, the first international Olympic Games held in modern history. The marathon event was actually created for these Olympic Games, based upon the popular myth in which Pheidippides ran from the town of Marathon to Athens to carry the message of a Greek victory in the battle of Marathon. The 1896 course…

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The Israeli Olympic Delegation for Tokyo 2020 Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

After last year’s postponement (דְּחִיָּה), Tokyo Olympics 2020 (אוֹלִימְפְּיָאדַת טוֹקְיוֹ) will finally take place this month, July 2021. The Games were delayed a year in the hopes that the COVID-19 situation would be under control by now. Unfortunately, this is not the case. As the pandemic rages across the globe, and Japan just announced a state of emergency…

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