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By Felix Richter On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Premier League Players on Target at the World Cup

Having beaten Sweden 2:0 in the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, England qualified for the semi-finals at a World Cup for the first time since 1990. The success of their own team isn’t the More...

By Felix Richter On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Predicting the Unpredictable

  FIFA World Cup: 32 nations will be competing at the in Russia over the next four and a half weeks, but only one team will fly home victorious. And even though every fan/expert has an opinion on who will More...

By 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...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Argentina & Messi cancel final World Cup Warmup against Israel Due to Political intervention

Argentina has canceled their final World Cup warm-up match against Israel, striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Tuesday, as political pressure grew ahead of Saturday’s scheduled fixture in Jerusalem. “They’ve More...

By Statista On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Soccer Superpowers That Missed the World Cup

  As the final whistle blew on the 0-0 draw, the tears started to flow. Italy had failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1958. After their poor showing in the group stages in More...

By News Brief On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Chuck Blazer: FIFA execs took bribes ahead of ’98, ’10 World Cups

  A turbulent period for FIFA began in May 2010 when the world’s governing body for soccer was presented with official bid documents by Australia, England, Netherlands/Belgium, Japan, South Korea, More...

By 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...

By 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...

By 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...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, July 14th, 2014

China by Far World’s Solar Leader, with World Cup Sponsor Yingli

– Yingli, with 30, 000 employees, is the world’s top solar panel manufacturer. – Mother Jones’ reporters James West and Jaeah Lee filed an exiting story last week, about Chinese More...

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