International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Tue. 19 May 2015

Performance analysis: best clubs and players of the season

The CIES Football Observatory is happy to disclose its exclusive rankings on the the best performing clubs and players of the big-5 league season. The full tables are presented in issue number 112 of the CIES Football...[more]

Mon. 18 May 2015

A Senegalese visit to CIES!

Dr. Abdoul Wahid Kane, Professor at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (Senegal), recently visited the headquarters of the International Centre for Sports Studies in Neuchâtel. He had the opportunity to meet and exchange...[more]

Mon. 11 May 2015

FIFA Master 15th edition: April summary

After a much deserved break which saw fellow class mates returning home for a few home comforts, exploring new cultures, escaping to secluded retreats, or chasing the elusive Spring sun, we bid farewell to the culinary delights...[more]

Mon. 11 May 2015

The power of youth: age of first-team inclusion

Launching academy players and recruiting young talents are key success factors in European football. This is the main finding of issue number 111 of the CIES Football Observatory Big-5 Weekly Post. The figures refer to...[more]

Mon. 11 May 2015

South Africa: Registration for the 9th NMMU/FIFA/CIES Programme

A CIES partner since 2006, the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) of Port Elizabeth (South Africa) has officially launched the registration process for the ninth edition of the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Programme in sport...[more]