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Olympics - 17 Feb 2014 - Education
15 February 2014, Sochi: Senior figures in the Olympic Movement, including IOC members Patrick Hickey and Denis Oswald, went back to class today during the Russian International Olympic University’s (RIOU) Olympic Family Open Day to find out what life is like for students and professors at the University, located in the heart of Sochi at the centre of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 11 Feb 2014 - Education
10 February 2014, Sochi: Future sport leaders studying at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) today started a unique observation programme allowing them to understand and discuss the complex logistical operations behind the organisation of the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
22 Jan 2014 - Education
21 January 2014 - Amman, Jordan: Prestigious postgraduate scholarship opportunities were announced today as part of a new partnership between the Generations For Peace Institute and the University of the Western Cape’s Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Sport Science and Development (ICESSD).
Soccer - 19 Dec 2013 - Education
Organised by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) in partnership with three universities, De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the FIFA Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport was created to promote management education within the sports world.
Olympics - 27 Nov 2013 - Education
26 November 2013, Sochi: Starting today, the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) is welcoming applications to join the second intake of its groundbreaking Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course, running from September 2014 to June 2015
08 Oct 2013 - Federations & NOCs
7 October 2013 – Amman, Jordan: The Generations For Peace Institute and Georgetown University have today released the results of a year-long international study which maps sport for peace and development initiatives around the world.
University sports - 26 Sep 2013 - Events
The International Federation for University Sport (FISU) and the University of Trento organize the 26th Winter Universiade international conference on "University Sport: Inspiring Innovation". The conference will be held in the beautiful Museum of Modern Art (MART) in Rovereto (Trentino, Italy) on December 9-10th.
06 Sep 2013 - Sponsorship
Eighty-two candidates have now earned the ESA Diploma over the past two years and ESA wishes to thank its members for their tremendous support and encouragement. The ESA Diploma is truly living up to ‘the industry training the industry’.
03 Sep 2013 - Events
2 September 2013 – Vavuniya, Sri Lanka: Four years after the end of the bitter civil war that devastated Sri Lanka, sport is proving to be a universal language for building peace between Tamil and Sinhalese communities. Generations For Peace, the Jordan-based international peace-building organisation which has been working in Sri Lanka since 2007, boosted its programmes in the Northern and Eastern Provinces with a Sport for Peace Training in Vavuniya, from 22-25 August.
Olympics - 09 Aug 2013 - Education
08 August 2013, Moscow: The European Olympic Committees (EOC), the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) formalising the three parties’ commitment to promoting Olympic values and training a new generation of managers for the sports industry in Russia and Europe.
31 Jul 2013 - Education
Moscow, Russia; 29 July 2013: The Vladimir Potanin Foundation’s Expert Council has selected the first 20 individuals who will receive full scholarships to study at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) for the 2013-2014 academic year.
11 Jul 2013 - Education
London, July 11 2013 - Today, London 2012 Games’ leaders reunited to call for widespread support for the Sported Foundation – the major UK charity set up after the Bid.
21 May 2013 - Events
SAINT LUCIA, Castries: The Sport in Black & White Conference and Youth Forum, scheduled to take place in Saint Lucia June 10th-23rd, will see leading international sports for development and social agencies join forces with premier local and regional bodies to deliver a ground breaking Forum.
21 May 2013 - Education
A pioneering partnership with Ministry of Education to reduce violence in schools
25 Apr 2013 - Education
This year, the AISTS is introducing a new module on Career Strategy Development, which aims to equip the participants of the AISTS MSA with new tools and support them in the search for their dream job in sport. Many will go on to work for one of the 40 international sports organisations and federation based in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne and the region.
16 Apr 2013 - Education
15 April 2013 – Amman, Jordan: For the second consecutive year, the Generations For Peace Institute (GFPI) has selected two scholars from the University of Oxford for its Summer Field Research programme.
Olympics - 09 Apr 2013 - Education
JTA will fund one British student to experience the Sochi 2014 Winter Games through RIOU’s MSA course
21 Jan 2013 - Education
Twenty volunteer youth leaders on the path to furthering Generations For Peace conflict transformation values through unique cascading process
06 Dec 2012 - Education
5 December 2012 - LAUSANNE, Olympic Capital - Switzerland. On the 15th December 2012, the AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science & Technology) will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its international postgraduate programme: the Master in Sport Administration & technology (MSA), with the Graduation Ceremony of the Class of 2012.
Olympics - 20 Nov 2012 - Education
20 November 2012, Moscow: Further to the Russian International Olympic University’s international Master of Sport Administration launch in July, where Vladimir Potanin first unveiled 20 scholarships for RIOU’s MSA, The Vladimir Potanin Foundation is delighted to announce that the registration process for these scholarships is now open for the 2013 intake; more information is available at
31 Jul 2012 - Education
30 July 2012; London: The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) today used the launch of its Master of Sport Administration (MSA) to announce that 20 scholarships will be given to deserving students funded by the Foundation of Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia’s leading businessmen and Chairman of RIOU’s Supervisory Board.
Soccer - 31 Jul 2012 - Education
In the beautiful surroundings of the Chateau of Neuchâtel with views high above the lake, the 12th edition FIFA Master class received their degree certificates at a special graduation ceremony on Friday 20th July 2012.
Soccer - 31 Jul 2012 - Education
An intensive year for the 29 postgraduates of the 12th edition of the FIFA Master programme came to a close on Thursday 19th July 2012 with the presentation of their group Final Projects.
Soccer - 30 Jul 2012 - Education
NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, 28 July, 2012 – This year’s most iconic sports event will be the scenery of the FIFA Master Alumni Association’s IV World Gathering and General Assembly. The FMA, the alumni association of FIFA’s top sports management postgraduate programme, the FIFA Master, will meet in London, during the Olympic Games, on August 1st and 2nd .
Olympics - 24 Jul 2012 - Education
23 July 2012; London: The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) is attending academic conferences and events throughout the UK in preparation for the launch of its inaugural Master of Sport Administration course in Russia.Sochi.Park on 30 July, Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Business - 16 Jul 2012 - Events
On 19th July 2012, the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) will welcome representatives from the sports industry to Neuchâtel, Switzerland for its annual ‘FIFA Master Conference’. This year’s conference marks the 12th anniversary of the FIFA Master programme.
10 Jul 2012 - Education
LAUSANNE, Olympic Capital - Switzerland. AISTS is proud to announce the Global Sports Development Scholarship available for one AISTS MSA participant of the 2013 edition.
19 Jun 2012 - Education
19 June 2012 - LAUSANNE, Olympic Capital - Switzerland. AISTS is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship to study the AISTS MSA in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital and World cluster of sport governing organisations: The AISTS Athlete Scholarship, as it will be called, is exclusively available for elite athletes.
13 Jun 2012 - Events
Amman, 13 June 2012: Generations For Peace, the Jordan-based non-profit peace building organisation, and the Lothan Youth Achievement Center (LoYAC) Jordan, have launched a joint training programme in Amman for 35 leaders of youth from different regions of the Kingdom.
27 Feb 2012 - Education
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, 27 February, 2012 – The alumni association of FIFA’s top sports management postgraduate programme, the FIFA Master, has partnered with Brazil’s leading think-tank and business school Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in order to host a major sports seminar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 16th.
Archery - 06 Dec 2011 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, Switzerland – December, 6th 2011 – SINERGI Sports Consulting announced today that it has been contracted to be the World Archery Education Partner in order to help empower National Associations and strengthen their network by allowing them to share their experiences between them.
22 Sep 2011 - Education
Collaboration will continue connecting sport for peace and development practitioners and academics to the end of 2014
Soccer - 22 Sep 2011 - Education
An innovative tool for self or third party assessment of soccer coaches will be launched October 8th, 2011 worldwide, in English and Portuguese: the Heuristic Chart of the Soccer Coach - HCSC, by Luís Peazê
13 Sep 2011 - Sponsorship
The first professional qualification specifically designed for the sponsorship industry, The ESA Diploma, is launched today by The European Sponsorship Association.
American football - 26 Aug 2011 - Education
Beyond Sport is delighted to reveal that its work with The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has resulted in the publication of a new research paper focused on how sports teams can best leverage their brand for social impact – a direct example of the ‘Beyond Sport Effect’.
27 Jul 2011 - Education
AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Technology) announces this year’s final three Executive MBA in Sports Admistration & Technology modules.
14 Jul 2011 - Education
Professor Denis Oswald, director of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), is to receive an honorary degree from De Montfort University, Leicester, tomorrow.
Business - 12 Jul 2011 - Education
July is a key month for the 28 postgraduates of 11th edition of the FIFA Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport.
11 Jul 2011 - Education
Monday 11 July 2011 - LAUSANNE, Olympic Capital - Switzerland. AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Techonology) is proud to announce the official set up of the Global Sports Development Scholarship, a scholarship opened to one AISTS MSA participant of the 2012 edition.
27 Jun 2011 - Education
AMMAN, Jordan - Generations For Peace reached a critical milestone this weekend when, for the first time, the pioneering initiative brought together its ground-breaking research arm with its trained practitioners, who have been running peace programmes in regions experiencing various forms of conflict, including social.
09 Jun 2011 - Education
London, Thursday 9nd June, 2011 –Sebastian Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Games (LOCOG), has become an ambassador for Sported, the charitable organisation set up by Sir Keith Mills.<BR><BR>
08 Jun 2011 - Education
31 May 2011 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland. AISTS Executive Director, Dr Claude Stricker and Rémi Walbaum,<br>Director of Operations and Administration at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) officially announced Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne to join the circle of AISTS' prestigious founding members, hence becoming AISTS' ninth founding member.<br><br>
Business - 13 May 2011 - Events
A growing number of sport organisations are working to make sport more sustainable. Conducting sport events responsibly plays a key role in attracting sponsors and insuring the support from host communities. It is also an opportunity to positively influence society and fulfill sport’s leadership role.
11 Apr 2011 - Education
Monday 11 April 2011 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland. AISTS expands its capacity to provide expertise in the area of sustainable sport and events. <BR>
Motor racing - 25 Mar 2011 - Education
The FIA WRC Academy was officially launched yesterday afternoon ahead<BR>of the opening Super Special Stage in Lisbon at the inaugural round of the<BR>brand new WRC feeder series. A panel of WRC Academy Principal, Marc<BR>de Jong, former WRC runner up and newly appointed FIA WRC Manager<BR>Michèle Mouton, Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Manager Malcolm<BR>Wilson and Pirelli’s Matteo Braga gave the audience an insight into the<BR>inspiration behind the WRC Academy.
03 Mar 2011 - Education
3 March 2011 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland. In 2010 the AISTS launched its new Executive MBA, a<BR>tailor-made programme designed to give executives in the sports industry the tools to Master Sport.<BR>
Business - 07 Jan 2011 - Education
Beyond Sport is delighted to reveal that the global initiative has provided the platform for a new review into sport’s role in girls’ education, to be undertaken by UNGEI, the UN Girls Education Initiative, with support from UNESCO and UNICEF, Beyond Sport’s international development partner.
03 Dec 2010 - Education
December 3, 2010 ― The International University of Monaco (IUM - part of the French INSEEC Group) and the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPeace) in Costa Rica will join forces under the guidance and leadership of “Peace and Sport, l’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport” to develop an innovative Master’s degree in Sustainable Peace through Sport (MSPS).
Business - 18 Oct 2010 - Events
Jean Todt, the president of the FIA, motor racing’s international governing body, has been confirmed in the line-up for the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology’s (AISTS) executive education programmes in sport administration and technology later this year.
02 Sep 2010 - Education
September 2, 2010 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland. The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS), a centre of continuing education and applied research in sports management, expands its team with the appointment of Senior Lecturer Dr. Samuel Bendahan, a renowned academic in Lausanne.
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