Tag archive for ‘Olympic sports’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Why Russia’s rhythmic gymnasts are always on top? Ask Irina Viner…

Russian athletes trounced their competition at this year’s Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship, held in Stuttgart, Germany from Sept. 9 to 13, with new stars Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun More...

News Brief On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

FIFA official quits after making awesome joke on Swiss TV

Hours after U.S. authorities arrested nine current and former FIFA officials on corruption charges in a dramatic early morning raid, communications director Walter De Gregorio was the guy who faced the media More...

Yaacov Peterseil On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Chuck Blazer, “Mr. Ten Percent”, Blows the Whistle on FIFA

“Beginning in or about 1993 and continuing through the early 2000s, I and others agreed to accept bribes and kickbacks in conjunction with the broadcast and other rights to the 1996, 1998, 2000, More...

News Max On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Sepp Blatter to resign as Fifa president after 17 years in role

Sepp Blatter has dramatically quit as Fifa president, just days after he was defiant in re-election for a fifth term and sparking a flurry of speculation over the future of world football and the fate of the 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 More...

sima On Friday, May 29th, 2015

Palestine drops request to expel Israel from FIFA, amendment passes by 90%

The Palestinian FA has dropped a motion to have Israel suspended from FIFA, with an amended proposal being voted through the FIFA Congress by 90 percent on Friday. The agenda for the 65th annual FIFA congress More...

Statista On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

FIFA’s Extraordinary Revenue Figures; Top Officials Are Arrested on Corruption Charges

  Seven senior FIFA officials have been arrested by Swiss police in a morning raid in Zürich on corruption charges. The suspects allegedly accepted bribes worth $100 million over the past 20 years, though More...

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