The digital revolution and integrity in sport will be the focus of this year’s edition of “Sport Future”, 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 2017 will feature top level speakers from various sectors including ...
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The world’s best athletes in non-Olympic disciplines of 27 sports practised on land, in the water or in the air will meet and compete at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland, from 20 to 30 July 2017. This major multi-sport event is organised at quadrennial intervals, in the years following the Olympic Summer Games.
This week, ThinkSport has extended its online services with two new sections integrated into its database: the first one features a number of Bachelors’, Masters’ and Continuous Education programmes offered by Thinksport’s academic partners. The second new section comprises a range of job offers across Switzerland. ThinkSport members have the opportunity to populate both new pages with their offers in these respective fields.
As part of its exhibition "Stadiums past and future", The Olympic Museum invites the public to an exchange with seven stadium experts from different sectors in an informal setting this Thursday night, 26 January 2017.
Skioo, a Lausanne based company founded four years ago, makes its mark in the ski tourism industry. Their business idea: offer access to 55 Swiss ski resorts with only one card at the best rate, depending on the actual use of the lifts. The more you ski, the less you pay!
Skioo saves queuing at the ticket desk, offers discounts and promotions throughout the season and provides for an automatic billing system.
The ACCELERATE “Connecting Sport & Innovation” Workshop is an exclusive event designed to connect sport organisations and ground-breaking start-ups on a subject of particular interest. The unique aspect of this event is that the programme itself is designed to fit the specific needs of the international sporting environment.
06.01.2017 Ubisoft® and Freeride World Tour’s new partnership brings the thrill of freeride competition into your living room with Steep™!
A new gaming experience, Steep™, drops players in an open world version of the Alps to create their own ride as they ski, wingsuit, snowboard and paraglide through the heights. The game is the result of a new partnership between Freeride World Tour (FWT) and Ubisoft®, a provider of interactive entertainment and services.
Happy holidays from the ThinkSport team!
We are very much looking forward to working with you in 2017.
This is an opportunity for us to thank you for your openness, inspiration, collaboration and shared ideas throughout the past year, which was certainly an exciting one for our new network.
In a recent article, ThinkSport highlighted the numerous drone-related activities which were founded in the canton of Vaud. This tendency was strengthened with the establishment of a body responsible for standardisation in this domain, located at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). The body known as Global UTM (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management) was set up in July and there are more opportunities to come. Just this week, Global UTM sealed a partnership with the World Air Sports Federation (FAI), a Lausanne-based International Federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), whose main mission is to be the global organisation for the promotion of air sports and recreational flying.
08.12.2016 UNIL contributes to national recommendations on physical activity needs of very young children
There is quite some research available on the benefits of physical activity for school children, adults or elderly people, but so far there were only few insights into how much very young kids should move. This void has been filled recently.