International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Wed. 09 December 2015

New professional success for Margarita Echeverria

Margarita Echeverria, CIES coordinator in Costa Rica, has been appointed as a TAS arbitrator for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Congratulations to Margarita on her numerous professional successes within the framework of Costa Rican...[more]

Tue. 08 December 2015

It is better to be born in January to have a career in football

The tenth Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the relative age effect on the possibility to have a career in football. The study shows that players born in the first months of the year are strongly...[more]

Mon. 07 December 2015

Manchester clubs in the top four of transfer expenditure per player fielded

Issue number 127 of the Big-5 Weekly Post presents the data on the average transfer fee invested per player fielded. Four clubs stand apart: Real Madrid (30.7 million €), Manchester City (28.3), Manchester United (27.4) and Paris...[more]

Mon. 07 December 2015

Several alumni have organised international sports events in Senegal

We are pleased to announce that the Senegalese Triathlon Federation organised an international competition and training course in Dakar from 20 to 24 October 2015, in the presence of Marisol Casado, President of the International...[more]

Tue. 01 December 2015

Business trip and football match at Manchester City FC for 16th edition class

The 16th edition class of the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport (FIFA Master) had a truly memorable overnight visit to Manchester City FC in November. A comprehensive programme of guest speakers and the...[more]

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