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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 ...


This year, it’s World Games year!This year, it’s World Games year!

16.02.2017 This year, it’s World Games year!

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.


Job offers and education programmes up on thinksport.org now!Job offers and education programmes up on thinksport.org now!

05.02.2017 Job offers and education programmes up on thinksport.org now!

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.


Talk to renowned stadium experts this week at the Olympic MuseumTalk to renowned stadium experts this week at the Olympic Museum

Skioo provides innovative solution for ski touristsSkioo provides innovative solution for ski tourists

19.01.2017 Skioo provides innovative solution for ski tourists

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.


Upcoming ACCELERATE WorkshopUpcoming ACCELERATE Workshop

13.01.2017 Upcoming ACCELERATE Workshop

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.


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