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Sport a driver for tourism in Montreux since 150 years – exhibition previewSport a driver for tourism in Montreux since 150 years – exhibition preview

Get to know future sports: drone racingGet to know future sports: drone racing

13.04.2017 Get to know future sports: drone racing

Drone Racing is a new high speed competitive racing sport, presented last week by FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) at SportAccord Convention. Skilled pilots fly quad-copter drones through three-dimensional courses at speeds up to 120mph. The drones are custom built for speed, agility, and performance, and pilots steer from the point of view of the drone by wearing First Person View (FPV) goggles that display a live image transmitted by an on-board camera. Combining technology, innovation, physics, coordination, and precision, the experience for both pilots and fans is about as intense and immersive as it gets.


ThinkSport encouraged by successful rookie season as it celebrates first anniversaryThinkSport encouraged by successful rookie season as it celebrates first anniversary

ThinkSport joins SportAccord Convention 2017ThinkSport joins SportAccord Convention 2017

04.04.2017 ThinkSport joins SportAccord Convention 2017

This week, the ThinkSport team participates in SportAccord Convention, currently held in Aarhus, Denmark. This 6-day event attracts 1,500 delegates including rights holders, organising committees, cities, media, businesses and other organisations involved in the development of sport. Held in a different country each year, the convention also brings together representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations and the International Olympic Committee. Last year, ThinkSport used the event as platform to officially launch its unique network to the wider sporting community and the media.


Meet the world’s best start-ups at upcoming Seedstars Summit in LausanneMeet the world’s best start-ups at upcoming Seedstars Summit in Lausanne

31.03.2017 Meet the world’s best start-ups at upcoming Seedstars Summit in Lausanne

Next week on 6 April 2017, more than 65 of the world’s best start-ups will gather in Lausanne for the Seedstars Summit 2017, the world’s biggest start-up competition in emerging markets. Dozens of young entrepreneurs will compete for equity investment and grants of up to $1.0m. ThinkSport met with Juliane Butty, regional manager for Latin America at Seedstars World, to learn more about this exciting event and the involvement of the sports industry.


Expansion of Maison du Sport International underwayExpansion of Maison du Sport International underway

24.03.2017 Expansion of Maison du Sport International underway

More than 1,500 people working across over 50 sport organisations and as well as various sport related companies call Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, their home. Many of them are located in the “Maison du Sport International” (MSI). This unique complex, set up by the IOC, the canton of Vaud and the city of Lausanne, aims to promote collaboration and build synergies among the different sport stakeholders. Officially inaugurated in 2006, the MSI is currently being expanded to allow new International sport Federations (IFs) and organisations settle in Lausanne.


Innovation at the service of athletes: EPFL develops magnetic gates to track ski racers’ performanceInnovation at the service of athletes: EPFL develops magnetic gates to track ski racers’ performance

ThinkSport in “speedy boarding” mode following membership model launchThinkSport in “speedy boarding” mode following membership model launch

New platform helps sporting goods companies implement CSR standardsNew platform helps sporting goods companies implement CSR standards

Sign up now for Sport Future 2017 Rendez-Vous!Sign up now for Sport Future 2017 Rendez-Vous!

23.02.2017 Sign up now for Sport Future 2017 Rendez-Vous!

The digital revolution and integrity in sport will be the focus of this year’s edition of “Sport Future Rendez-Vous”, an annual event for expert discussions on pressing topics in sport. Jointly organised by ThinkSport and the University of Lausanne (UNIL) from 9 to 10 May 2017, Sport Future  Rendez-Vous 2017 will feature top level speakers from various sectors including ...


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