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New IOC headquarters “Olympic House” to be inaugurated on Olympic DayNew IOC headquarters “Olympic House” to be inaugurated on Olympic Day

14.06.2019 New IOC headquarters “Olympic House” to be inaugurated on Olympic Day

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will officially inaugurate its new headquarters “Olympic House” on 23 June during the celebration of Olympic Dayand ahead of the IOC Session (the annual meeting of the IOC members) to be held in Lausanne from 24 to 26 June. In 2019 this symbolic day will mark the 125thanniversary of the creation of the IOC. 


Thank you! #TheSpot2019Thank you! #TheSpot2019

07.06.2019 Thank you! #TheSpot2019

The second edition of THE SPOT is over… and we miss you already! We really enjoyed and appreciated spending the two days with you in Lausanne last week - talking, thinking and progressing together innovation in sport and physical activity. YOU – the participants – made the event a success.


IOC President discusses future of Olympic Games at Sport Future Rendez-VousIOC President discusses future of Olympic Games at Sport Future Rendez-Vous

06.06.2019 IOC President discusses future of Olympic Games at Sport Future Rendez-Vous

Thomas Bach, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), opened the debate about the future of the Olympic Games at this year’s Sport Future Rendez-Vous, which took place on 5 June in Lausanne.  Organised jointly by ThinkSport and the University of Lausanne (UNIL), the sold-out event attracted more than 200 people from the academic world, sport organisations, United Nations institutions, NGOs, media and the business sector. 


THE SPOT: It’s a wrap as ‘Spalk’ is crowned Start-up Battle ChampionTHE SPOT: It’s a wrap as ‘Spalk’ is crowned Start-up Battle Champion

Gait Up and Dartfish reveal new partnership at THE SPOTGait Up and Dartfish reveal new partnership at THE SPOT

THE SPOT attracts international experts to tap into local sport innovation ecosystemTHE SPOT attracts international experts to tap into local sport innovation ecosystem

28.05.2019 THE SPOT attracts international experts to tap into local sport innovation ecosystem

The second edition of ThinkSport’s international sport and innovation event, THE SPOT, kicked off with a buzz today in Lausanne, Switzerland, attracting 800 delegates from 35 countries. From 28 to 29 May 2019, a lively crowd of pioneers and curious minds are gathered at the SwissTech Convention Center to draw inspiration from many innovative people, ideas, products and best practices.


THE SPOT kicks off with announcement of supporters for new Sport Innovation HubTHE SPOT kicks off with announcement of supporters for new Sport Innovation Hub

28.05.2019 THE SPOT kicks off with announcement of supporters for new Sport Innovation Hub

The new Sport Innovation Hub, which was soft launched in Lausanne earlier this year, will be officially supported by Eurovision Sport, Nagra Kudelski, SwissTiming and UEFA. The announcement was made today by Philippe Leuba, State Councillor and Head of the Department of Economy, Innovation and Sport (DEIS) of the Canton of Vaud, during the opening of THE SPOT. The second edition of this international sport and innovation event takes place on 28 and 29 May 2019 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne.


THE SPOT: Prestige, financial support on the line in Start-up BattleTHE SPOT: Prestige, financial support on the line in Start-up Battle

27.05.2019 THE SPOT: Prestige, financial support on the line in Start-up Battle

It’s one day to go to THE SPOT! Among the many out-of-the-box experiences planned for this international sport and innovation event, one in particular promises to get the adrenaline pumping: The Start-up Battle. Forty-two start-ups specialising in blockchain, virtual reality, data analytics, connected venue, fan engagement, performance & health and other fields have thrown their hats into the ring for a chance to be crowned champion and walk away with CHF 5,000 and newfound fame and prestige.


In Conversation with Pierre Germeau | Developer of a new digital ecosystem for international federationsIn Conversation with Pierre Germeau | Developer of a new digital ecosystem for international federations

In Conversation with Simon Burton | An events entrepreneur driving advocacy, building community and facilitating engagementIn Conversation with Simon Burton | An events entrepreneur driving advocacy, building community and facilitating engagement

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