Olympic Archive

Jewish History and Sport

Embed from Getty Images Elie Klein (L) of Israel and Alejandro Rosette (R) of Mexico in action during a match between Mexico and Israel as part of the 2016 Ice Hockey World Championship in Mexico …

September 5th 1972

  In the early morning hours of September 5, 1972, members of Black September broke into the Israeli quarters of the Olympic Village. After seizing the coaches in the first apartment and wounding wrestling coach …