International Centre for
Sports Studies

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


Thu. 06 December 2018

CIES signs new academic partnership in India

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) and the Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research (Pillai) signed a partnership agreement on 3rd December 2018 in Mumbai. The main objective of the agreement is to...[more]

Thu. 06 December 2018

New Report shows decline of competitive balance in European football

The 40th Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the evolution of competitive balance in 24 European leagues over the last 10 seasons. The study reveals a clear trend towards a greater imbalance. The level of...[more]

Mon. 03 December 2018

FIFA Master alumni – Where are they now? – Ashley Ehlert

Picture: Technical Delegate for ice hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea and former IIHF Sport Director, Dave Fitzpatrick and Legal Director – International Ice Hockey Federation, Ashley Ehlert Ashley...[more]

Mon. 03 December 2018

Only five weeks remaining to apply for the 20th edition of the FIFA Master course

If you do not want to miss the unique opportunity to join the 20th edition (2019-2020) of the award winning FIFA Master course organized by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), you have only a few weeks to submit...[more]

Mon. 03 December 2018

Effective playing time in 37 European competitions

Issue number 242 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post relies on InStat data to present the average effective time of games in 37 European competitions. The Swedish Allsvenskan is the league with the most fluid matches...[more]

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