International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Tue. 07 October 2014

New “ranking by minute” statistics: there is hope for Manchester United

The CIES Football Observatory is pleased to present innovative statistics on the average number of points achieved by clubs and footballers by minute played. This brand new indicator is calculated on the basis of the score in...[more]

Fri. 03 October 2014

Trinidad and Tobago: Graduation ceremony!

The University of the West Indies (UWI) awarded their diplomas to the students of the 4th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme on 20 September during a ceremony organised in the superb and prestigious building that houses the...[more]

Fri. 03 October 2014

Venezuela: CIES renews its partnership with Universidad Metropolitana

Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) and the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) renewed their partnership for a further two years during a ceremony organised last week on the university campus in Caracas. Moreover, the...[more]

Tue. 30 September 2014

Cesc Fàbregas makes the difference

Chelsea’s Cesc Fàbregas is at the top of the CIES Football Observatory table of the best performing attacking midfielders since the start of the season. The Spanish player was 25% more productive than the second best big-5 league...[more]

Tue. 30 September 2014

L' autre visage des supporters (in French), Radio RTS "Tribu" with Thomas Busset, historian and scientific collaborator at CIES

On a beaucoup entendu parler des dérives du supportérisme: hooliganisme, violence, racisme. Or, ces problématiques ne concernent pas la majorité des supporters. Alors, qui sont-ils? Sans doute assez éloigné de caricature...[more]