Tag archive for ‘Sports’
JNS On Friday, September 25th, 2015

The Holocaust legacy that packs a punch

Shot three times by the Nazis in Poland, Bernard Fleischer was down for the count. But just as he was about to be finished off, the German soldier’s gun froze. Assuming he’d die anyway, the soldier More...

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...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 21st, 2015

Beetroot juice improves sprinting and decision-making during exercise

football players take note: drinking high nitrate beetroot juice improves both sprint performance and decision-making during prolonged intermittent exercise , according to scientists from the University More...

News Brief On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Bill Ackman is about to face off against Europe’s biggest activist investor on the tennis court in the first-ever ‘Finance Cup’

  While Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer prepare for a semifinals at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, Wall Street’s biggest hitters are gearing up for the first annual “Finance Cup” on Saturday. The More...

News On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Israel’s Bank Hapoalim Says Cooperating With U.S. FIFA Corruption Probe

Bank Hapoalim has confirmed that it is being investigated by the US authorities for alleged involvement in the affair in which senior executives of FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, are being charged More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Amaya launches daily fantasy sports service StarsDraft.com

Amaya, the Canadian parent company of PokerStars, has launched daily fantasy sports website StarsDraft.com.  At the moment, the service will be available in selected US markets and later through PokerStars. In More...

News Brief On Monday, September 7th, 2015

David Beckham to be the next James Bond

They reckon the football legend would be perfect for the role of the super-spy now he has turned to acting. David has already been cast alongside Harvey Keitel in a short film, Outlaws, made by the Belstaff More...

News Brief On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Bayern Munich open up club to refugees; donate $1.1 million for classes and hot meals

  GERMAN club Bayern Munich pledged yesterday to donate €1 million to refugee projects and provide German classes and hot meals to victims of the ongoing crisis. Germany is currently experiencing More...

News Brief On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

AUSTRALIA: FFA confirm Frank Lowy’s son Steven is preferred candidate to take over as chairman

In a remarkable letter sent to the state bodies who will vote for the new board next month, an investment banker and an executive at Commonwealth Bank were also named as the other candidates to replace Frank More...

News On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Mark Shapiro to become Blue Jays president, CEO

Mark Shapiro has spent half his life working for the Cleveland Indians. He steadily ascended the front-office ladder to the role of team president, tasted champagne during a handful of memorable postseason More...

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