• Tel Aviv chosen to host Eurovision song contest

    Tel Aviv chosen to host Eurovision song contest0

    The Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Tel Aviv next year, organisers have announced. The Israeli government initially insisted on holding the competition in Jerusalem but following a backlash over the US recognition of Jerusalem as its capital and a fear of boycotts, it dropped the demand. A Eurovision spokesman said they chose Tel

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  • Abramovich ‘granted Israeli citizenship’ as UK reviews oligarch visas

    Abramovich ‘granted Israeli citizenship’ as UK reviews oligarch visas0

    An Israeli official says Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has received Israeli citizenship after his British visa was not renewed. The official, from Israel’s Immigration Ministry, said the Chelsea football club owner arrived in Israel on Monday. Israel grants automatic citizenship to anyone of Jewish descent. Another official told Channel 10 News that Mr Abramovich submitted

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  • Heartbreak for Gibraltar Netball as Irish win

    Heartbreak for Gibraltar Netball as Irish win0

    After a stunning tournament in which they remained unbeaten Ireland were proclaimed Netball Europe Open Challenge Cup Champions after beating host side Gibraltar in the final match of the tournament. Host Netball Gibraltar could not have asked for a better tournament as three teams ended joint second in points, with goal difference marking the difference

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  • Ireland and Isle of Man play it out to final two seconds for decider0

    The United Arab Emirates and Israel were back on the courts this afternoon, the former after just three hours rest from a gruelling physical match against Gibraltar. The UAE, however, this time did not resort to the physicality they had shown the Gibraltar team as they strolled to an 82-20 victory. Effective passing and confidence

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  • Gibraltar defeated by UAE in gruelling netball duel

    Gibraltar defeated by UAE in gruelling netball duel0

    Gibraltar suffered defeat at the hands of the physicality of a United Arab Emirates intent on taking points after their loss the day before. In a tight and closely fought duel it was the United Arab Emirates who took advantage of Gibraltar’s misses under the net. Gibraltar had found themselves from the start matched point

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  • Netball Gibraltar wins against Israel in Day one

    Netball Gibraltar wins against Israel in Day one0

    Gibraltar started its Netball Europe Open Challenge matches with a resounding win that had an immediate personal praise from the Chief Minister and Governor who were in attendance at the match. Playing the second match of Day one of the tournament, which is being hosted at the Tercentennary Sports Hall, Gibraltar came out convincing winners

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