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Official dissolution of the Lausanne 2020 Organisation CommitteeOfficial dissolution of the Lausanne 2020 Organisation Committee

08.07.2020 Official dissolution of the Lausanne 2020 Organisation Committee

The operations of the Lausanne 2020 Organising Committee officially came to an end last week, which provided them with the opportunity to reflect on some key successes and highlights of these third Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG). From a financial surplus regarding the operating budget to record audience numbers on-site, online and on television to sustainable solutions including a minimised carbon footprint and the efficient use of public transport - Lausanne 2020 was an outstanding success across many areas.

Sign up now for Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020Sign up now for Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020

02.07.2020 Sign up now for Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020

The rise and future of Switzerland as an Olympic epicentre and related image challenges will be the focus of this year’s Sport Future Rendez-Vous, which will be held online on 10 September 2020. Participants will be able to interact and ask questions from their computer or smartphone. Jointly organised by the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and ThinkSport, the annual event features expert discussions on pressing topics in sport.


New White Paper explores how to combine innovative finance and sports for developmentNew White Paper explores how to combine innovative finance and sports for development

OlympicDay with the world's biggest online Olympic workoutOlympicDay with the world's biggest online Olympic workout

23.06.2020 OlympicDay with the world's biggest online Olympic workout

Get ready! #OlympicDay 2020 will see Olympians, #athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world’s largest 24-hour digital #Olympic workout on 23 June. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live. #StayActive

The evolution of learning in support of games deliveryThe evolution of learning in support of games delivery

22.06.2020 The evolution of learning in support of games delivery

News release from olympic.org

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is initiating a Request for Information (RFI) procedure to support its ongoing analysis of options for the provision of services in support of its “Information, Knowledge and Games Learning” (IKL) work.


Start-up ALOGO Analysis launches new product, boosted by CHF 1 million fundingStart-up ALOGO Analysis launches new product, boosted by CHF 1 million funding

18.06.2020 Start-up ALOGO Analysis launches new product, boosted by CHF 1 million funding

The Lausanne based start-up ALOGO Analysis, specialised in high-tech motion analysis solutions for equestrian sports, has just launched its second product, Alogo MOVE PRO. This new device enables riders and coaches to objectively measure the performance of athletes whilst tracking the evolution of the horses’ health and locomotion as well. More than 36 functions are captured and analysed in real time, available immediately on a smartphone, tablet or computer after the workout.

FISU launches first ever esports challenge for university studentsFISU launches first ever esports challenge for university students

Two days to go to the first FIBA Esports OpenTwo days to go to the first FIBA Esports Open

17.06.2020 Two days to go to the first FIBA Esports Open

FIBA Press Release

FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, has announced the launch of its first-ever international esports competition for national teams, the FIBA Esports Open 2020. FIBA is thrilled to be joining the esports movement together with its National member Federations, as part of this pilot project.


ASOIF Third Review of International Federation GovernanceASOIF Third Review of International Federation Governance

16.06.2020 ASOIF Third Review of International Federation Governance

ASOIF Press Release

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) today published the findings of the third governance review of its full and associate member federations. Almost all International Federations (IFs) improved their performance since the last assessment, with the highest scores achieved in the area of transparency. Thirty-one IFs replied to the updated self-assessment questionnaire between November 2019 and January 2020. An independent sports governance consultancy I Trust Sport reviewed the responses and moderated the scores. The aim of the project, led by ASOIF’s Governance Task Force (GTF), is to promote a culture of good governance within IFs and monitor progress.


WANTED: senior executives in the sports industryWANTED: senior executives in the sports industry

12.06.2020 WANTED: senior executives in the sports industry

PwC publishes annually its #PwCSportsSurvey and the data collection for the 2020 edition has just kicked off! If you are a senior sports executive and would like to contribute to it, please get in touch with PwC. This survey provides important insights into trends in the sports industry. The findings will be presented once again at a dedicated event in Lausanne in September, organised in collaboration with ThinkSport.


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