International Centre for
Sports Studies

Avenue DuPeyrou 1
2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Tue. 16 February 2016

A second student at the COL Rio 2016

We have learnt with great satisfaction that a second student from the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management, which is organised with Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), has been contracted by the Local Organising Committee of the...[more]

Mon. 15 February 2016

Champions League: who will qualify for the quarter finals?

Issue number 137 of the Big-5 Weekly Post presents the analysis of the performance of Champions League last 16 round participants during the group stage. The study covers both the defensive and attacking areas. This allows the...[more]

Wed. 10 February 2016

Monthly Report: foreign players in teams

The twelfth Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the presence of foreign players in 37 top division leagues worldwide: 12 European, 12 Asian, 12 from Latin America and the American MLS. Overall, foreign...[more]

Mon. 08 February 2016

Transfer window analysis: over- and under-paid players

Issue number 136 of the Big-5 Weekly Post compares fees paid to sign big-5 league players during the January window with transfer values estimated on the basis of the algorithm exclusively developed by the CIES Football...[more]

Fri. 05 February 2016

Costa Rica: Diego Brenes appointed as director of national teams

Diego Brenes, an alumnus from the "FIFA Master” and the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised with Universidad de Costa Rica, has been appointed as director of national teams by the Football Federation of Costa...[more]