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Israeli shoe-tracking sports startup Playermaker raises $40 million

Sports tech startup Playermaker, which produces a shoe-mounted wearable device to track soccer performance, said it has raised $40 million in funding that will help the company expand into other…

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Lennie Rosenbluth, Jewish Sports Hall of Fame basketball star, dies aged 89

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina — Lennie Rosenbluth, who led North Carolina to its first basketball NCAA title in 1957 with a victory over Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas in the championship…

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MLB’s Gabe Kapler follows a Jewish sports tradition with National Anthem protest

JTA — Gabe Kapler likes going against the grain. The 46-year-old Jewish manager of the San Francisco Giants is relatively young for a professional coach. He’s active on social media…

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British and Israeli veterans square off in fierce but friendly sports competition

Dozens of disabled British military veterans and their families arrived in Israel this week for three days of swimming, marksmanship and CrossFit-inspired athletics against their Israeli counterparts. The privately funded…

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