Olympics

JC Olympic Games medal table

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2012

Find out which Jewish athletes have made the podium at the 2012 London Olympics.

GOLD
Aly Raisman (USA) - Artistic Gymnastics - Women's Team Event
Aly Raisman (USA) - Artistic Gymnastics - Women's Individual Floor
Nathan Cohen (New Zealand) - Rowing - Men's Double Skulls
Jo Aleh (New Zealand) - Sailing 470

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Gold for Raisman

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2012

Aly Raisman became the first Jewish gold medallist of the 2012 London Olympics after helping Team USA win the Women's Artistic Gymnastics competition at North Greenwich Arena on Tuesday.

Raisman, 18, produced an excellent performance in the beam before impressing the audience with her Hava Nagila floor routine to seal victory.

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Korzits on course

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2012

Lee Korzits displayed real star quality after finishing the Women's Windsurfing competition in second place on day one of an eight-day event in Weymouth & Portland.

Israel's double world champion, aged 28, made a flying start by winning the first race and she completed a good day's work by coming home third in the second round.

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Olympic Games: Day 4 round-up

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2012

Aly Raisman became the first Jewish athlete to win a medal at the 2012 London Olympics, while Lee Korzits made an impressive start in the Windsurfing competition.

Team captain Aly Raisman helped the USA win gold in the Women's Team Artistic Gymnastics competition at North Greenwich Arena.

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Morehouse eliminated in quarter-finals

By Graham Morrison, July 30, 2012

USA fencer Tim Morehouse celebrated his 34th birthday by taking to the piste in men's sabre at the Excel centre.

After a first round bye he saw off the Russian Veniamin Reshetnikov 15/6 to progress to the last-16 stage.

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Olympic Games: Day 3 round-up

By Danny Caro, July 30, 2012

Here's the latest from Day 3 of the London Olympics.

SWIMMING
Israel's Amit Ivry trailed home in sixth place in the Women's 200m Individual Medley at the Aquatics Centre on Monday night.

Ivry, who had set a new Israeli record in the heats, made an impressive start but began to tire midway through the race. She eventually touched home in 2:13:31

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Raisman going for gold

By James Masters, July 30, 2012

Aly Raisman will go for gold in Thursday’s individual all-round artistic gymnastic final following a stunning qualifying performance.

The 18-year-old USA captain scored 15.325 on the floor and 15.1 on the balance beam on her way to recording an impressive 60.391 overall.

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Olympic Games: Day 2 review

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

It was a day of disappointment for Israel as the 2012 Olympic Games ended somewhat prematurely for several members of the delegation.

BADMINTON

Misha Zilberman bowed out of the Badminton competition a second consecutive defeat in Group One, going down 21-9, 21-15 to Singapore’s Derek Wong.

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London 2012: I gave it my best shot, says Peer

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

Shahar Peer had no complaints after she was swept aside by third seed Maria Sharapova in the Ladies Singles Olympic tennis competition at Wimbledon on Sunday.

Peer started well, breaking Sharapova in the first game but the giant Russian broke back immediately before going up the gears to take the first set 6-2.

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Olympic Games tennis review: July 28

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

Israel made a winning start to the tennis competition after Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich won a tight first-round match in the doubles competition at Wimbledon.

The Israeli duo beat Spanish pairing Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (73) to move into the second round.

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