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  • Iranian weightlifter’s snub of Israeli goes viral [VIDEO]

    November 11, 2010 | 1:25 pm

    A YouTube video showing Iranian weightlifter Hossein Khodadadi refusing to shake hands with Israeli gold medalist Sergio Britva on the medal platform of an international competition has gone viral.

    The video posted late last month had more than 165,000 hits as of Thursday.

  • Olympic Veterans Return to Compete

    By E.B. Solomont

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Joe Jacobi's pain as he prepares for the Olympics is more emotional than physical.

    The canoeist/kayaker, 34, told JTA by e-mail that as he prepares for the Olympics in Athens, he misses his 3-year-old daughter, Seu Jane -- named for the Spanish village that hosted some rowing...