Tag archive for ‘World Cup’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Communities Across Russia Open Doors to World Cup Jewish Visitors

  The International Sports Travel Agencies Association estimates that 10,000 Israelis are expected at the international soccer tournament, held every four years. Thousands more Jewish fans are expected to More...

Adam Berkowitz On Monday, June 1st, 2015

Who Is Chuck Blazer – The FIFA Official Who Turned Whistleblower?

FIFA, The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, oversees the moist popular sport in the world, giving it annual revenues of $1.3 billion. With that much money at stake, it may come as no More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

NHL Commissioner Bettman May Put Ads on World Cup Jerseys, Will Leave League Shirts Alone

While Gary Bettman, NHL commissioner, said ads might appear on World Cup hockey jerseys, he doesn’t foresee any changes in the traditional league uniforms, as reported by the Globe and Mail. The NHL More...

Associated Press On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

FIFA Under Fire After Report on Qatar, Russia 

–   A long-awaited day of judgment on World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar turned into another day of FIFA disarray. Nearly four years after FIFA chose Russia and Qatar to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, More...

Yuval Azulai On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Israel’s ISDS to Run 2016 Rio Olympics Security

At the end of a three-year tender, the Olympic Committee and the agencies managing the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympiad have selected Israeli security company ISDS, owned by president and founder Leo Gleser,  More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Putin’s Tycoon Friend Gennady Timchenko to Build World Cup Stadiums

An ally of Vladimir Putin, Gennady Timchenko will go ahead and build stadiums for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after there were fears that the project would be delayed indefinitely, the Moscow Times reported. In More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Rugby Star Ben Cohen Trades Field for Dance Floor for a Good Cause

Ben Cohen discussed the real reason he was spending so much time on “BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, ” which pairs professional dancers with celebrities; Ben longs to be in the public eye not for More...

Marc Cuban
Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Did Mark Cuban Tell Chandler Parsons to Stay Away From Team U.S.A.?

– – Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner, is not happy about giving up players for international games. He has expressed his views plainly. Although according to an NBA agreement with FIBA, a More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Israeli Firm Risco to Protect Hundreds of Thousands of ATM Machines in China

The Israeli security firm Risco Group, a leader in the global security solutions market which most recently provided its technology for the World Cup Soccer tournament in Brazil, has just inked a deal to More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, August 4th, 2014

Fed Up Mark Cuban Proposes World Cup for the NBA

– – Mark Cuban, owner of Dallas Mavericks, is fed up with the risks and sacrifices the Olympic Committee and FIBA demand of players and proposes the NBA have its own World Cup which will provide More...

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