Tag archive for ‘Sports’
News Brief On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

German outrage over lookalike Nazi doll of Man Utd star Bastian Schweinsteiger

    A Nazi figurine produced in China has caused outrage in Germany for bearing more than a passing resemblance to the captain of the national football team, Bastian Schweinsteiger. The German captain More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

How Premier League Ticket Prices Compare To Europe’s Elite

Watching football in the UK has become an expensive undertaking for fans. British supporters have to fork out more for an afternoon in the stadium than fans of the continent’s biggest names. Take Chelsea More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, October 19th, 2015

3 Israeli wordsmiths set for Scrabble World Championship

The Scrabble World Championship may not draw the same media attention as other “mind sports” events such as Chess World Cup or the International Mathematical Olympiad, but for wordsmiths around the More...

News Brief On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Ben Foster says drug-taking for Lance Armstrong film ‘damaged’ his body

  Ben Foster says he took the drugs “in a contained, doctor-supervised manner to better understand why they took drugs”. The film, an adaptation of the book Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit More...

News Brief On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Harvard’s prestigious debate team loses to New York prison inmates

Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has fallen to a group of New York prison inmates. The showdown took place at the Eastern Correctional Facility in New York, a maximum-security More...

News Brief On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

WATCH: Jerry Seinfeld jumps into TV booth to make fun of Keith Hernandez and call Mets game

    With his beloved New York Mets heading to the playoffs for the first time since 2006, comedian Jerry Seinfeld will join the team’s broadcast on SNY for the fourth inning of Saturday’s nightcap More...

News Brief On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Jose Mourinho claims there are “rats” on his Chelsea side

Extremely rough times for Chelsea right now; especially so for Manager Jose Mourinho. It appears that he might have lost some of his own players in his own dressing room. If the losing continues, both More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Second time in a row: Technion team wins a gold medal in the international iGEM competition

  The Technion team has won a gold medal in the international iGEM competition for the second year in a row. In addition to the medal, the team won the following: first place for Best New Application, More...

News Brief On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Israeli Startup Keeps West Point Cadets In Shape

  Sports organizations in the US discover one more interesting Israeli startup: PhysiMax. An online video analysis service that follow player performs in real time to identify injury-causing movement patterns. Physimax More...

News Brief On Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon breaks year-long silence after National League East title

  Jeff Wilpon stood along the edges of the Mets clubhouse. While the new National League East champions celebrated, the team’s chief operating officer watched from the side. He has earned heaps More...

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