Experts of Erasmus University Rotterdam conduct a lot of research on sports: from national identity to sports philosophy and from the economic impact of organising a big tournament to diversity and inclusion at those same tournaments. In the run-up to the Olympic Games in February 2022 in Beijing and the World Cup in November 2022 in Qatar, our scientists are regularly in the news.

In the news again: Role models at the Olympic Games

According to Jacco van Sterkenburg, they are indispensable for a diverse sport

Verstappen may have won on the racetrack, but not yet commercially

6,500 extra spectators per game

How did Cruijff attract spectators to De Kuip?

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Attention to sport in our education programme

Studying and elite sports

Construction work of the new energy-neutral sports building

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