Tag archive for ‘olympics’
Jewish Business News On Monday, December 14th, 2020

2020 Tokyo Olympics to Go Ahead in 2021 in “Best-Ever Prepared Olympic City”

2020 Tokyo Olympics Twitter The 2020 Tokyo Olympics which were delayed because of the worldwide Corona Virus pandemic will go forward in the summer of 2021. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Israel’s largest-ever Olympic delegation heads to Rio

Rhythmic gymnast Neta Rivkin will hold Israel’s blue-and-white flag aloft at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, to be held August 5 to 21. The Olympic delegation that More...

Viva Sarah Press On Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Israeli Tech Set To Shine At Rio Olympics

 Israel will make its 16th appearance at the Olympic Games this August with its largest delegation of athletes ever. But Israel’s representation in Rio de Janeiro extends beyond the sporting contests More...

JNS On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Sports-minded Jewish journalist surveys ‘underreported’ Maccabiah Games

What do basketball player and coach Larry Brown, swimmers Jason Lezak and Mark Spitz, and gymnast Mitch Gaylord have in common? They’re among a group of 25 individuals who have won medals in both the Olympic More...

JNS On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

After decades of IOC silence, slain Israeli Olympians headed for recognition

By Maayan Jaffe “We have given the best years of our lives to remember—to remember the tragedy of what happened. … Now we are starting to see some light from all of our efforts.” Such is the sentiment More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Putin to Coddle Oligarchs in Sochi Olympics Asset Debacle

The Olympics in Sochi, Russia were the most expensive games in history, and it looks like the billionaires who funded it are going to be allowed to dump their toxic assets on the Russian taxpayer. The extravagant More...

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