International Centre for
Sports Studies

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


The CIES, in cooperation with partner universities and institutions around the world, publishes research focused mainly in the areas of law, sociology, geography, history and economics of sport.

The CIES publications can be ordered online on this web site.

To order the Staempfli and Peter Lang publications, follow the links to the publishers' web sites.

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Our last publications

Mon. 14 May 2012

NEW CIES publication in French: LA GENÈSE DE LA COUPE DES CLUBS CHAMPIONS : Une histoire du football européen (1920-1960) par Philippe Vonnard

Info in French: L'auteur, M. Philippe Vonnard, doctorant en histoire à l’Université de Lausanne, se consacre à des travaux qui mettent en lumière les acteurs et les initiatives qui ont concouru à la mise en forme d’un espace...[more]

Tue. 24 April 2012

NEW CIES Publication in French: SPORTIVES DANS LEUR GENRE ? : Permanences et variations des constructions genrées dans les engagements coporels et sportifs

Summary in French: Les éditions Peter Lang publient un ouvrage basé sur une approche interdisciplinaire du sujet. D’un point de vue historique, le sport s’est construit sur un double système de valeurs : à la fois sur les...[more]

Thu. 22 December 2011

Raffaele Poli, Head of the CIES Football Observatory, published in Staps 94, Autumn 2011

The after career of professional football players in South Africa[more]

Mon. 12 September 2011

68 nationalities competing in the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League

With the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League about to start, the expert academic team from the CIES Football Observatory will be studying and analyzing the entire competition from start to finish. Our academics, who have extensive...[more]

Mon. 05 September 2011

CIES predicts Europe's national league champions in 2011/2012

For second year running, the CIES Football Observatory and RunningBall have teamed up to forecast the final tables of the big-5 European leagues, following 60% success rate for 2010/2011 season. The most probable national...[more]

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