International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Switzerland
Tel +41 32 718 39 00
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Fri. 07 November 2014

NMMU welcomes a South African football legend!

Phil Masinga, a famous football player who played for Bafana Bafana (the South African national team) as well as for the English club Leeds United and the Swiss club FC Saint-Gall, started the 8th edition of the FIFA/CIES Sport...[more]

Wed. 05 November 2014

Height on the pitch: records since 2009

The 87th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Big-5 Weekly Post presents the figures on the tallest and shortest line-ups fielded by big-5 league clubs since 2009. The record for the shortest players is held by Barcelona...[more]

Mon. 03 November 2014

Spain: Spotlight on alumni and new students

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) awarded diplomas to the graduates of the 4th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management (Curso Superior Universitario en gestión deportiva) organised in Spain. The ceremony organised...[more]

Wed. 29 October 2014

Barcelona top the charts for producing the most big-5 league players

Barcelona heads the rankings of clubs that have trained the most footballers currently playing for big-5 league teams (43). The Spanish side outranks Manchester United (36) and Real Madrid (34). The full table is available in the...[more]

Wed. 29 October 2014

Graduation ceremony at Cheikh Anta Diop University

The students of the 8th class of the UCAD/FIFA/CIES sport management Programme in Senegal received their diplomas two weeks ago in Dakar. The event took place in the presence of many leading figures of the academic and sports...[more]