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Cambridge Judge alumnus Aymen Tawfeeq Almoayed has been appointed as Youth and Sports Affairs Minister in Bahrain. Aymen Tawfeeq Almoayed (MBA 2008) Aymen Tawfeeq Almoayed was recently appointed as His Excellency, Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs, in Bahrain. Aymen…

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Sports and youth

The key to managing transition: lessons from Twickenham

What are the keys to managing transition within an organisation? At a lunchtime seminar between the men's and women's Varsity rugby matches at Twickenham on 6 December, Dr Allègre Hadida of Cambridge Judge Business School outlined how the mission, vision…

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The key to managing transition - Nick Koster

The key to developing resilience: lessons from Twickenham

How do business leaders develop resilience? At a lunchtime seminar between the men's and women's Varsity rugby matches at Twickenham on 6 December, Dr Philip Stiles of Cambridge Judge Business School and a panel of sports figures discussed tips ranging…

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The key to developing resilience: lessons from Twickenham

The Jewish Chronicle: Israel Skeleton star Cohen targets Beijing Olympics

Georgina Cohen, who works as Online Communications Officer at Cambridge Judge Business School, has become the first female athlete to compete in the European Cup for Israel in bobsleigh skeleton. Georgina hopes to qualify for the Beijing Winter Olympics in…

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Five key lessons on sport and business

Cambridge Judge Business School academics share their thoughts in advance of the big Varsity rugby matches between Cambridge and Oxford at Twickenham. Nick Koster (Social Innovation 2017), CURFC Captain at the Varsity Match 2018. Business and sport have much in…

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Metro: Pick out these top 30 sports books

To mark 30 years of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award, the newspaper recommends 30 of the best sports books ever written. The Last Amateurs by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business…

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The Quint: Is tennis’ scoring system helping underdogs?

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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BBC World Service: Newsroom

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses computer modelling and how underdogs at Wimbledon are boosted by the scoring system used in tennis. Dr Hope looked at the difference between a simple points-based tennis…

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New Scientist: How the weird scoring system in tennis gives underdog a boost

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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Quiet please: advantage underdog

The current tennis scoring system - point-game-set-match rather than total points - improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon, according to a new scoring model developed by a University of Cambridge academic known globally for climate change modelling. The scoring system…

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