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We’re more than half-way through the parade of nations now.

The Israeli national team marching in the Olympic opening ceremony Friday night. (photo credit: Image capture from Channel 1)
The Israeli national team marching in the Olympic opening ceremony Friday night. (photo credit: Image capture from Channel 1)

Here’s another shot of the Israeli team marching into the stadium, three after Iran, two after Iraq and, sparing Arab blushes, right after Ireland.

Reuters is reporting that Olympic and Saudi Arabian officials are in talks with judo chiefs after the sport’s governing body said Saudi Arabia’s female competitor would have to fight without her hijab, or Islamic headscarf.

 

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