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Friendship Games: Ukraine, Lithuania win titles
Jun 27, 2018

Friendship Games: Ukraine, Lithuania win titles

Behind 26 points from Tania Yurkevichus, Ukraine defeated Russia for the second time this week to win the Games’ women’s tournament for the first time, while Lithuania beat ASA Israel to take the men’s title for the sixth straight year.

Friendship Games: Brothers
Jun 27, 2018

Friendship Games: Brothers

At the 2018 Friendship Games in Eilat, Israel, the three Abuarisha brothers are competing together for the Israeli Arabic team – older brothers Shadi and Zidah as players, younger brother Mohamed as coach.

Friendship Games: Final four
Jun 26, 2018

Friendship Games: Final four

In the Friendship Games men’s semifinals, Lithuania faced off against Eilat, while ASA Israel played Ukraine.

Friendship Games: New heights
Jun 25, 2018

Friendship Games: New heights

The Jordanian men’s team hadn’t won a game at the Friendship Games as long as Ronnen Tinn could remember. In this tournament alone, they’ve rattled off two big wins.

Friendship Games: World Cup fever
Jun 24, 2018

Friendship Games: World Cup fever

In the spirit of the World Cup, players, coaches and volunteers at this year’s Friendship Game showed their more competitive sides in a futsal tournament.

Friendship Games: Rivalry game?
Jun 23, 2018

Friendship Games: Rivalry game?

“People like to call this a rivalry game just because of what’s been happening in the country… But they’re all friends,” said Israeli Arabic coach Mohamed Abuarisha of his team’s matchup with ASA Israel.