International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Wed. 02 November 2022

International Migration Report 2022 and Evolution Report highlights globalization of the game

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) and FIBA have published the eleventh edition of the International Basketball Migration Report (IBMR) 2022, along with the second edition of the Evolution Report which covers...[more]

Mon. 31 October 2022

Manchester City fielded costliest starting 11 lineups

The 395th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post reveals that Manchester City fielded so far the most expensive starting 11 lineups from a transfer cost perspective. On average, Citizens’ starting lineups for...[more]

Thu. 27 October 2022

Top training clubs for European-based players

Issue number 394 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the rankings of teams having trained the most footballers active in 31 top divisions leagues of UEFA member associations, as well as the five major ones...[more]

Thu. 20 October 2022


Bonnie Mugabe Current Position: FIFA Safety and Security Manager Year of graduation: 2020 (20th edition) Nationality: Rwandan What does your current role involve? I currently work as a Safety and Security Manager at FIFA. I...[more]

Mon. 17 October 2022

Age at recruitment: from Real Madrid to Chelsea

Football clubs pursue different politics in terms of age at which players are signed. Issue number 393 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses from this perspective 3,778 transfers carried out during the last ten...[more]

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