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University sports - 08 Dec 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The New York native held FISU’s presidential post from 1999-2011 passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday.
University sports - 03 Nov 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Prague, 03 November 2017 – The Federation of International University Sport (FISU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), pledging to establish closer cooperation between the two organisations. 
University sports - 11 Oct 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Napoli, 11 October, 2017 - With under two years to go until the 2019 Summer Universiade, FISU President Oleg Matytsin and Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond visited Naples and Rome to discuss the course of preparations and pledged to work closely with the Organising Committee to “invest in efficient and creative solutions”.
University sports - 02 Oct 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, October 2, 2017 – The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has launched an online platform for potential host cities to the Summer and Winter Universiades, as well as the World University Championships series.  
University sports - 25 Sep 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, 21 September– Following 24 hours packed with exciting and engaging activities around the world, FISU President Oleg Matytsin declared the second International Day of University Sport “a great success”.
University sports - 18 Aug 2017
TAIPEI, 17 August 2017 – Ahead of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade Opening Ceremony, FISU President Oleg Matytsin revealed the organisation’s ten-year global strategy to the General Assembly.
University sports - 04 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
3 July 2017, Kazan: More than 100 volunteers from 91 countries gathered today as FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the first FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy, joined by Olympic champion figure skater Alexey Yagudin and leader of the Republic of Tatarstan, President Rustam Minnikhanov.
University sports - 22 Jun 2017 - Federations & NOCs
All eyes in the world of student sport turned to Turin today, as the torch lighting ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade Taipei 2017 ignited a flame set to burn until 30 August 2017. The Italian city was chosen in recognition of its role as host of the first ever Universiade in 1959. The ceremony was hosted by the University of Turin.
University sports - 28 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Indianapolis, 28 April 2017: Following a meeting between Fédération International du Sport Universitaire (FISU) president Oleg Matytsin, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert at the NCAA’s headquarters, both organisations pledged closer collaboration aimed at benefitting student athletes all around the world.
University sports - 10 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 9 November 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the International Federation Forum in Lausanne, formalising an era of closer collaboration and confirming areas of mutual interest within student sport.
University sports - 31 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
AUS CEO Meets Sports Administration to Promote Bilateral Sports and Academic Exchanges
University sports - 26 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 26 September 2016: The second edition of the festival “Lausanne in Motion” has proven a great success, as more than 1 000 university students and the citizens of Lausanne gathered at Place de la Navigation in Ouchy, to enjoy a rich programme of sporting and cultural activities on Saturday 24 September.
University sports - 20 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 20 September 2016: Today the International University Sports Federation (FISU) is celebrating the first ever UNESCO-proclaimed International Day of University Sport, as students around the globe take part in special activities organised by National University Sport Federations (NUSFs) and universities. 
University sports - 15 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 14 September 2016: With less than one week to go, FISU is getting ready to celebrate the first ever UNESCO-proclaimed International Day of University Sport on 20 September 2016, in the Olympic capital.
University sports - 14 Sep 2016 - Events
Student-athletes from thirty countries were present at the opening ceremony of the 6th World University Shooting Sport Championship in Bydgoszcz, in the capital of the Polish province of Kuyavian-Pomerania
University sports - 01 Jun 2016 - Bidding
Lausanne; 31 May 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has awarded the hosting rights for the 2019 Summer Universiade to the city of Naples, in Italy
University sports - 22 Apr 2016 - Sponsorship
Lausanne; 21 April 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has today signed Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC Norilsk Nickel) as its latest partner, during SportAccord Convention in Lausanne
University sports - 21 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 20 April 2016: The President of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), Oleg Matytsin, today participated in a Stone Laying Ceremony at the site of the Synathlon building in Lausanne, which will be the home of FISU’s headquarters from January 2018
University sports - 20 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
World Rugby has reaffirmed its commitment to furthering sport through education by announcing an exciting collaboration with the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
University sports - 07 Apr 2016 - Events
The 14th edition of the FISU World University Chess Championship will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 9 to 15 April, 2016
University sports - 14 Mar 2016 - Events
From 16 to 20 March 2016, the 7th edition of the FISU World University Cycling Championship will take place in Tagaytay, Philippines. It’s the first time a FISU event is hosted in the Philippines. Some 120 cyclists from 17 countries will race in 4 major competitions, i.e. Criterium, Road Race, Cross Country Eliminator and Cross Country Olympic.
University sports - 09 Mar 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 08 March 2016: Last Friday the International University Sports Federation (FISU) voted to develop a strategic plan to guide its operations over the next 10 years. The decision to create the “FISU Strategy” represents the main outcome of FISU’s first Executive Committee meeting since Oleg Matytsin’s election as President in November 2015.
University sports - 07 Mar 2016 - Bidding
Lucerne in Switzerland will stage the 30th Winter Universiade in 2021 after the International University Sports Federation (FISU) awarded the hosting rights to the city during its Executive Committee meeting in Brussels from 4-5 March.
University sports - 02 Mar 2016 - Events
From 2 to 6 March, 2016, the 3rd edition of the FISU World University Speed Skating Championship (#WUCSpeedSkating2016) will take place in Baselga di Piné, Italy.
University sports - 17 Feb 2016 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE - The United Transport and Forwarding Company (OTEKO), through its subsidiary CJSC Tamanneftegaz, has signed a four-year partnership with the International University Sports Federation (FISU), boosting FISU’s commercial portfolio in a year that will see the federation host more World University Championships than ever before.
University sports - 17 Feb 2016 - Events
The first ever FISU World University Champions in Ski Orienteering were crowned in Aleksin, Tula, Russian Federation, after concluding the first FISU World University Ski Orienteering Championship which was hosted 10-15 February. During the four competition days races took place in sprint, pursuit, mixed relay and mass start.
University sports - 11 Feb 2016 - Events
The 1st FISU World University Ski Orienteering Championship (#WUCSkiOrienteering2016) will kick-off the FISU Championship year. It is also the inaugural edition of this sport on the FISU sports programme. The event is hosted in Tula, Russia from 11 to 16 February 2016.
University sports - 27 Jan 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Moscow; 26 January 2015: International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin joined students in Moscow on 25 January to celebrate national Students Day in Russia, and competed in a bandy match in Red Square as part of the festivities.
University sports - 09 Nov 2015 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE - On 8 November, during the second day of the 34th General Assembly in Lausanne, the FISU Membership elected a new Executive Board to lead FISU for the next four years, i.e. the period 2015-2019.
University sports - 09 Nov 2015 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE - On 6 November, FISU signed a substantial 3-year partnership deal with the Chinese Taishan Sports Industry Group. Taishan Sports Industry Group agrees on a global partnership to develop joint-projects from January 2016 to December 2018 in the following domains:
University sports - 02 Nov 2015 - Sponsorship
FISU, the International University Sports Federation, and Gerflor, one of the leading companies in sports flooring worldwide, have signed a comprehensive partnership agreement to support FISU’s World University Championships until December 2018.
University sports - 15 Jul 2015 - Events
GWANGJU – With a bright and vivid Closing Ceremony the 28th Summer Universiade came to an end on Tuesday night July 14th at Gwangju Universiade Main Stadium. The two-hour event was put together by directors Myungsung Park and Taewook Kim. It connected the official part including the lowering and hand over of the FISU flag and the extinguishment of the flame with cultural performances of the former and future host cities.
University sports - 06 Jul 2015 - Events
GWANGJU – On 3 July, the 28th Summer Universiade kicked-off a 12-day period of university sport extravaganza with a spectacular Opening Ceremony.
University sports - 08 May 2015 - Media rights
BEIJING – FISU Secretary-General/CEO Eric Saintrond and FISU Director of Media & Communications Dejan Susovic are currently attending the 56th ABU Sports Group Conference.
University sports - 11 Mar 2015 - Bidding
BUCHAREST – Today, 10 March, Romania officially applied to host the 2021 Summer Universiade. A press conference formalizing the bid was held at 17h00 in the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest in the presence of Romanian President Klaus Johannis, FISU Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond, as well as representatives of the Romanian University Sports Association and the Association Vasile Tomoiagă.
University sports - 03 Feb 2015 - Events
The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) held a parade at the center of Chungjang Road to celebrate the 150 days to-go mark with the local community.
University sports - 26 Jan 2015 - Events
January 23rd 2015, London, UK: PERFORM, the world’s leading digital sports content group, today announced that it will deliver live and on-demand coverage of the upcoming Winter Universiade on behalf of FISU, the International University Sports Federation. The announcement marks the renewal of a media services agreement between PERFORM and FISU for an additional four years, with PERFORM having provided streaming, content management, marketing and promotional services for FISU TV since 2011.
University sports - 09 Jan 2015 - Events
LAUSANNE – 9 Jan, 2015 - On 19 December 2014, the newly elected Governor of the Federal District of Brasilia, Mr. Rodrigo Rollemberg, informed the President of FISU that Brasilia would not be in a position to meet its financial commitments within the final deadline set by FISU and that the decision was taken to waive Brasilia’s rights on the organisation of the FISU 30th Summer Universiade.
University sports - 03 Dec 2014 - Events
On 5 December, the 4th World University Weightlifting Championship, which will last until 8 December, will kick off. The Championship will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Athletes from 31 countries will compete for the University gold.
University sports - 01 Dec 2014 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE - Lausanne was the place to be for the International Sports Federations at the occasion of the 2014 SportAccord IF Forum held in the Beau Rivage Palace. It was at this occasion that Eric Saintrond, FISU Secretary General/CEO and Paulo Ferreira, World University Championships Director met with two of FISU’s partner International Federations, namely the International Floorball Federation (IFF) and the International Handball Federation (IHF).
University sports - 30 Oct 2014 - Events
On 1 November, the 7th World University Bridge Championship, which will last until 7 November, will kick off. The Championship will take place in Opatija, Croatia. It’s the first time a FISU WUC will be hosted in Croatia.
University sports - 23 Oct 2014 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE - FISU, the International University Sports Federation, is proud to announce Tissot as the Official Timekeeper of the 27th Winter Universiade in 2015.
University sports - 24 Sep 2014 - Bidding
LAUSANNE - FISU is pleased to announce that the bidding procedure for the 2018 FISU World University Championships is officially launched.
University sports - 12 Sep 2014 - Events
From 12 to 14 September, 2014, the 13th World University Rowing Championship, will be hosted in Gravelines, France.
University sports - 03 Sep 2014 - Bidding
LAUSANNE - FISU is pleased to announce that it is officially launching the bidding procedure for the 2021 Winter and Summer Universiades.
University sports - 29 Aug 2014 - Events
The 8th edition of the FISU World University Squash Championship will be hosted in Chennai, India from 1 to 7 September, 2014.
University sports - 12 Dec 2013 - Events
TRENTO – Tonight, 11 December, the official face-off for the 26th Winter Universiade was given for a ten-day of competitive university winter sport extravaganza. More than 2,800 student-athletes and their coaches as well as officials from a record 52 countries will compete for the gold in 11 ice and snow sport disciplines, i.e. ice hockey, figure skating, short track, speed skating, curling, alpine skiing, biathlon, Nordic combined, cross country skiing, snowboard and biathlon.
University sports - 10 Dec 2013 - Television
TRENTO/LAUSANNE - FISU has secured a record number of broadcasting hours for its Winter Universiade event. Indeed, the 26th edition of the Winter Universiade will be broadcast worldwide amounting to a total of approximately 170 hours by different TV channels.
University sports - 18 Jul 2013 - Events
KAZAN – On July 17th, the 27th Summer Universiade came to an end. With the phenomenal Opening Ceremony in mind, the expectations for the Closing were high. Indeed, the Russians did not disappoint and it was a marvellous show, once more, this time in the presence of Dmitri Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. “Thank you athletes, coaches and participants, and thank you volunteers for your performances,” the PM said.
University sports - 02 Jul 2013 - Events
LAUSANNE/KAZAN – At its Executive Committee meeting in Kazan (June 30th- July 1st), FISU, the governing body of international university sport, attributed 5 more World University Championships for 2014.
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