Government allows soccer, basketball premier leagues to resume games

The Prime Minister’s Office and Health Ministry say Israel’s premier leagues in soccer and basketball can resume games, if health rules are observed.

In addition, training sites for professional athletes, including swimming pools, are allowed to reopen.

The new rules come into effect in 24 hours.

The Israeli Premier League match between Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Tel Aviv at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on February 17, 2020. (Flash90)
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