The test match between Juventus Turin and Atlético Madrid in Tel Aviv has been canceled due to security concerns. The game was originally scheduled to kick off at Bloomfield Stadium on August 7th.

    On August 5, Israeli forces killed the military chief of the extremist Palestinian organization Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza Strip, Taisir al-Jabari. According to a spokesman, more than 190 rockets have since been fired at Israel in response.