CIES Football Observatory

  15 May 2019 Report and Atlas on expatriate footballers disclosed For the third year, the CIES Football Observatory analyses the presence of expatriate players in 147 leagues from 98 national associations. Brazil is clearly at the top of the rankings for … Continue reading

CIES Football Observatory

Production champions: Napoli, Olympiacos, Leeds, and who else?Issue number 262 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the three best and worst teams per league in terms of points that they should have achieved according to their pitch production. Virtual points … Continue reading

E-Sports: FIFA eWorld Cup

By Emre Bilginoglu, Attorney-at-Law, Istanbul, Turkey The world’s best 32 FIFA players will gather for the FIFA eWorld Cup, an annual tournament organized by FIFA in partnership with EA Sports, which was first launched in 2004. In last year’s edition … Continue reading

CIES Football Observatory

  6 May 2019 Top transfer values for U20 big-5 league players Issue number 261 of the Weekly Post presents the top 50 list of the U20 players from the big-5 with the highest transfer value according to the CIES Football Observatory algorithm. … Continue reading


ATHLETICS CAS ARBITRATION: CASTER SEMENYA, ATHLETICS SOUTH AFRICA (ASA) AND INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS (IAAF): DECISION Lausanne, 1 May 2019 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has ruled on the requests for arbitration filed by the South … Continue reading