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Int Sport round-up: Brazilian ‘holiday’, Palestinian relief and a Canadian comeback

Int Sport round-up: Brazilian ‘holiday’, Palestinian relief and a Canadian comeback

The London Economic’s Noy Shani brings you a selection of the week’s oddest, most promising and uplifting sports stories from around the globe. A new Brazilian Holiday – Remember Brazil’s highly embarrassing loss to Germany in the Semi Final of the World Cup just over a year ago? Of course you do. This week a […]

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Formula-E London ePrix: The thrills and the twists

Formula-E London ePrix: The thrills and the twists

This weekend a new champion was born and many more fans were won over as the inaugural season of Formula-E reached its culmination in a thrilling double bill in Battersea Park, London.  The London Economic’s Noy Shani was there to report. I have to admit – I am not a typical motorsport fan.  Watching cars go […]

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England v New Zealand – A day at the T20: a spectator’s experience

England v New Zealand – A day at the T20: a spectator’s experience

The London Economic’s Noy Shani was in Old Trafford on Tuesday to watch the international T20 between England and New Zealand, witnessing the hosts see the tourists off in style with a smashing comeback. It was a more than worthwhile evening at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.  An evening that re-established England as a cricket power to […]

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Steve McClaren and Newcastle United – good or bad move?

Steve McClaren and Newcastle United – good or bad move?

Steve McClaren was appointed the new Newcastle United head coach on Wednesday.  The London Economic’s Noy Shani checked out what the digital world thinks about Mike Ashley’s move and reflects on whether McClaren is the answer Newcastle fans have been waiting for all along. So is Steve McClaren’s appointment at Newcastle united good or bad […]

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Maccabi Netanya players call off strike

Maccabi Netanya players call off strike

The Israeli club’s players, who were not paid their last two salaries went on strike on Sunday, making the national news. Private funders enabled the club to reach a settlement ahead of the last two relegation deciders. Maccabi Netanya F.C. players have resumed training, today, Thursday, after the club managed to pay them their last […]

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The Veteran

The Veteran

Former Liverpool and Israel international Yossi Benayoun Celebrated his 35th birthday this Tuesday and the Sports Gazette took time to reflect on his rich career. Video included. Yossi Benayoun is one of those football players that was lucky enough to play for five different English Premier League clubs and one championship side. This Tuesday the Israeli […]

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”England have become a massive powerhouse”

”England have become a massive powerhouse”

Matt McIlwrick is determined to make it to the Kiwis senior Rugby League squad. In an interview for the Sports Gazette he speaks about life in and out of league and his view about English Rugby League. The new season of the Australian National Rugby League (NRL) is about to kick off for one young […]

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Giving financial fair-play a fair chance

Giving financial fair-play a fair chance

Sports policy and law have become increasingly popular in recent years.  Financial fair-play has been recognised as a major topic in the world of football.  Noy Shani investigates how can this be enforced, who is responsible for providing the solutions, what the role of academia is and what challenges exist for policy makers, politicians and researchers alike.

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Table tennis is on the ascendancy

Table tennis is on the ascendancy

Table tennis is growing in popularity in the UK. As players move up through the ranks, new research sheds light on the benefits of playing the sport. German-born table tennis coach Olav Stahl, 43, started playing table tennis when he was eight years old while on a family holiday in the Austrian Alps. When he […]

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The History Boys

The History Boys

Brave Wimbledon came twice from behind to book their place in the 3rd round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy with an historic 3-2 win tonight away at MK Dons.

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