Ness Ziona lives and breathes sports. Its City March, races, bike journey and summer junior soccer league have become very well known in the national amateur sports scene.

About 10,000 city residents of all ages are active in a record number of 29 different sports. The municipality's activities in supporting athletic development is not only reflected by its work in the formal and non formaleducational institutions, but also by the organiational and financial assistance it provides to the various sports associations.

The assistance is provided based on the criteria set forth by the municipal support committee. A social betterment program focousing in sports has been ongoing in the city for five years.

The program aims to help the local residents of Ethiopian descent to capitalize on their inherent athletic abilities while also imparting education and values. 

The talented athletes proudly represent our city in district and national competitions with considerable achievements.