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Wed. 17 January 2024

Aerial play: van Dijk tops the world rankings

The 447th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the 100 centre backs in the world with the best aerial play statistics* according to an index computed from the number of aerial duels won, in relation to the playing time...[more]

Mon. 15 January 2024

Eighteen Projects Selected for the FIFA/CIES International University Network Award

By the time of the application deadline, CIES had received eighteen projects which will now all compete in the fourteenth edition of the FIFA/CIES International University Award. An international jury will announce the winning...[more]

Thu. 11 January 2024


Francesca Ingletto Current Position: Legal Counsel, VW Volleyball World SA Year of graduation: 2021 (21st Edition) Nationality: Italian What does your current role involve? I was fortunate to join Volleyball World soon after...[more]

Wed. 10 January 2024

Most profitable club academies worldwide

The 446th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the 100 clubs with the most profitable academies in the world in terms of revenues generated over the last ten years by the transfer of...[more]

Tue. 09 January 2024

It’s not a goodbye, it’s a see you later, Leicester

Almost five months ago, a group of twenty-six students from all over the world packed all their hopes and dreams to go around the globe and land in Leicester, England, to start one of the best adventures of their lives - The 24th...[more]

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