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Games - 12 Feb 2010 - Television
SIS LIVE, Europe’s largest outside broadcast (OB) and uplink supplier, has won the prestigious contract to provide the production and coverage facilities and services to cover the XIX Commonwealth Games taking place in India in 2010.
Games - 04 Feb 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Besides the Universiades, which are hosted during the odd numbered years, FISU attributes a large amount of World University Championships during the even numbered years.
Games - 27 Jan 2010 - Events
The members of the Organizing Committee of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade held an inaugural meeting at a local convention center on January 26th, 2010, attended by about two-hundred national and local leaders from all levels of society – politics, government, sports, education, media, business and civic community. <BR>
Games - 25 Jan 2010 - Federations & NOCs
It has been two weeks since the terrible tragedy hit Haiti. As it was obvious from the world media the country’s capital Port-au-Prince was totally destroyed by the earthquake and hardly any information made it out of the country.<BR>
Games - 17 Nov 2009 - Events
At the recently held Executive Committee meeting (November 13th &amp; 14th) in Erzurum, Turkey, host city of the 2011 Winter Universiade, the FISU Board attributed the following World University Championships:<BR>
Games - 28 Sep 2009 - Federations & NOCs
At the FIS Autumn Seminar in Zurich last week, with FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and FISU delegates Milan Augustin, Director for the WU, and Roger Roth, Chair CTI, in attendance, the Ski Resort of Sierra Nevada signed an important agreement providing assistance, infrastructures and formation to the Moroccan Ski Federation and the Oukaimaden Ski Resort, the main winter sport resort in the Atlas mountain range.<BR>
Games - 25 Aug 2009 - Events
At the recently held 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany, a number of 2009 Summer Universiade medallists remounted the medal podium for the highest honors in their sport.
Games - 24 Jul 2009 - Events
On July 17th, 2009, President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev met the winners and medallists of the Russian delegation at the 25th Summer Universiade in Belgrade, Serbia.
Games - 13 Jul 2009 - Events
Today, July 12th, the curtain fell on the 25th Summer Universiade hosted in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. For 12 days student-athletes from all over the world competed against each other in 14 different sports and lived together in harmony in a fantastic Athletes’ Village. 8,166 participants from 122 countries took part in this multi-sport event where 4 athletics and no less than 30 swimming Universiade Records were broken.
Games - 10 Jul 2009 - Events
Today, July 9th, the men’s triple jump competition was held at the 25th Summer Universiade in Belgrade. A very much anticipated competition final in the Red Star Stadium as everybody wanted to see Olympic Champion Nelson Évora jump.
Games - 09 Jul 2009 - Events
The Rhythmic Gymnastics competition is bound to start at the 25th Summer Universiade in Belgrade. <BR> <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px">&nbsp;</P>
Games - 07 Jul 2009 - Events
Another Olympic Champion made a chat with the Universiade media today, July 6th. At the press conference held in the MPC three artistic gymnasts were present to have a talk with the press: Donna-Donny TRUYENS (BEL), UB 2009 silver medallist on the pommel horse; Miloš PAUNOVIC (SRB), UB 2009 all-round finalist and last but not least Jiang Yuyuan (CHN), quintuple medallist at this Universiade … and Olympic Champion 2008.
Games - 07 Jul 2009 - Events
The competitions of the 25th Summer Universiade in Belgrade, Serbia are halfway. A perfect opportunity to have a closer look at the medal table so far.
Games - 06 Jul 2009 - Events
With a number of competitions still in the starting blocks, a lot of athletes keep arriving in Belgrade. Today, July 4th the most anticipated stars of this 25th Universiade arrived, i.e. Nelson Évora, the 2008 Olympic Champion in triple jump.
Games - 03 Jul 2009 - Events
Today, July 2nd, the Athletes’ Village of the 25th Summer Universiade in Belgrade was visited by a Very VIP Guest. Indeed, the President of Greece, Mr. Karolos Papoulias, was welcomed at the entrance of the International zone of the Village by FISU President George Killian and his wife Mrs. Killian, President of the UB2009 Executive Committee Nebojsa Ilic and Mayor of the Athletes’ Village Ranko Tepavcevic.
Games - 02 Jul 2009 - Events
Today, July 1st, the 25th Summer Universiade kicked-off in Belgrade, Serbia with the Opening Ceremony in the Belgrade Arena, witnessed by the President of Serbia, Mr. Boris Tadic.
Games - 25 Jun 2009 - Events
Yesterday, June 24th, the Athletes’ Village for the Belgrade Universiade was officially opened. The highest authorities of the Organizing Committee were involved in the inauguration.
Games - 17 Jun 2009 - Events
Pescara, 16 June 2009 - On 26 June, when the 3,300 athletes representing their countries parade at the Opening Ceremony of the XVI Mediterranean Games, they will launch a passionate appeal for peace and dialogue throughout the world.
Games - 04 Jun 2009 - Events
Singapore (4 June 2009) – The 1st Asian Youth Games Singapore 2009 Organising Committee (SAYGOC) will be bringing the Games to the community through the first-ever Asian Youth Games (AYG) Torch Relay. With the theme “Igniting Sporting Passion in Asia's Youth”, the event will be held over two days – the Community Leg on 28 June 2009 and the School Leg on 29 June 2009.
Games - 26 May 2009 - Media rights
The Kaohsiung Organizing Committee (KOC) has appointed Total Sports Asia (TSA) as its exclusive agent to handle international distribution of media rights (excluding Taiwan) of the quadrennial World Games 2009, to be held in the southwestern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung in July.
Games - 26 May 2009 - Events
Brussels – May 23rd, 2009 – Today, the second day of the FISU Executive Committee Meeting, was dedicated to the attribution of the Universiades for 2015
Games - 22 May 2009 - Events
Singapore, 22 May 2009 – The Official Team Draws were held today for Football and FIBA 33 (Basketball) for the 1st Asian Youth Games (AYG) Singapore 2009 at the Singapore Sports Council’s headquarters.
Games - 19 May 2009 - Events
Brussels, May 19th - On Saturday May 23rd, 2009, the Executive Board of FISU, the International University Sports Federation, will attribute the Universiades for 2015.
Games - 15 May 2009 - Events
Singapore, 15 May 2009 – The Singapore Asian Youth Games Organising Committee (SAYGOC) crossed yet another milestone today with the launch of its website – www.ayg2009.sg. Developed by the World Sport Group, together with Perform Group and Content Craft, the new website is a one-stop portal for the inaugural AYG.
Games - 14 May 2009 - Federations & NOCs
Executive search specialist Sports Recruitment International has been appointed by Commonwealth Games England (CGE) to manage the appointment of new board directors as part of a radical shake up of the organisation’s priorities and objectives.
Games - 13 May 2009 - Events
Singapore, 12 May 2009 – With less than 50 days to the 1st Asian Youth Games (AYG) Singapore 2009, the Singapore Asian Youth Games Organising Committee (SAYGOC) shared its final preparations for the Games with the local sports fraternity at the Singapore Sports Council's (SSC) 2nd Singapore Sports Networking Session 2009 this evening.
Games - 30 Apr 2009 - Events
Singapore, 29 April 2009 – In preparation for the 1st Asian Youth Games (AYG) Singapore 2009, the Singapore Sports Council (SSC), co-organiser of the AYG, has been ramping up its upgrading works for the facilities that will be used during the milestone event. The SSC has specially expedited some of its facilities’ cyclical maintenance plans to ensure that these facilities are ready to host some 1,100 athletes and 300 officials who will be converging in Singapore in June for the AYG. <BR>
Games - 22 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) The Protocol Office of the Kaohsiung Organizing Committee gathered with Ms. Tracy Lee and Mr. Tony Ambrosino, representatives of the Australian Commerce and Industry Office, Mr. Nigel Ingram, from the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office, and Mr. Nick Jagger, representative of the British Trade &amp; Cultural Office.<BR>
Games - 22 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung/London) CBBC new coming show Skate Nation, presented by British pop singers Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes, will offer the winners a trip to The World Games 2009 Kaohsiung in Taiwan to see the world’s best skaters in action.
Games - 22 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) On April 15, the Kaohsiung Organizing Committee closed its application for media accreditation for The World Games 2009. Until April 7, there were a total of 70 international media applications approved by the committee, consisting of 32 from Asia, 23 from Europe, 6 from Latin America, 6 from North America 2 from Oceania and 1 from Africa. Asian applications include 3 from Hong Kong and 2 from China. Five applicants did not meet the qualification and had been declined.
Games - 21 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung/Singapore) On 19 April 2009, Kaohsiung Organizing Committee Managing Director Ms. Shyh-Fang Liu, Director of Marketing &amp; PR Department Ms. Ming-Chuan Hsu, and the new director of the Taipei Representative Office in Singapore Ms. Vanessa Shih attended a press conference at the Raffles City Shopping Centre in Singapore.
Games - 21 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) The Kaohsiung Organizing Committee (KOC) and the International World Games Association (IWGA) have been invited by the IOC to showcase The World Games 2009 Kaohsiung from 11 June through 26 July in some of these sections. That the temporary exhibition is scheduled just prior to, even concurrently with, the multi-sport games should ensure maximum topicality.
Games - 21 Apr 2009 - Events
The World Games 2009 Kaohsiung Organizing Committee has appointed Dentsu Media Palette and Dentsu Taiwan as media partners.<BR>
Games - 21 Apr 2009 - Events
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under Manfred Honeck will play a repertoire which includes Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' and Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy' to inaugurate the new World Games Stadium in Kaohsiung.<BR>
Games - 21 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) In January 2008, KOC has entered into a contractual agreement with Public<BR>Television Service (PTS) to have comprehensive coverage on TWG 2009 produced by the broadcaster.
Games - 20 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) On Wednesday, April 15, KOC welcomed the South African Sports Confederation &amp; Olympic Committee's CEO Mr. Tubby Reddy and his 2nd Vice President Mr. Les Williams. Along with Mr. Reddy and Mr. Williams there was also Mr. Vincent Lin, Advisor of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee and President of South Africa Dragon Boat Association (SADBA). <BR>
Games - 20 Apr 2009 - Events
A $300,000 Singapore 2010 Young ChangeMakers (YCM) Grant was launched today to encourage youths to come up with initiatives and Create Action Now (CAN!) for Singapore 2010. The Grant is a joint initiative by the National Youth Council (NYC) and Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC).
Games - 16 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) In a meeting in Taipei on April 14, CTOC (Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee) and SASCOC (South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee) signed an agreement on bilateral cooperation and exchange in sports matters. This is the first agreement launched with an African country.
Games - 14 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) The Kaohsiung Organizing Committee has already launched a unique design for the TWG 2009 medals. The medals relate to Kaohsiung as a harbor city, along with elements that symbolize various aspects of Taiwanese culture.
Games - 14 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) Since April 1, 12 p.m., tickets for all competitions, as well as for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of The 2009 World Games in Kaohsiung, are on sale.
Games - 14 Apr 2009 - Bidding
The Evaluation Committee for the cities bidding to host the 2015 Summer Universiade (Taipei City, Gwangju &amp; Edmonton) has completed its visiting tour of the Asian candidates. EvalCom 2015 SU, composed of FISU Vice-Presidents Stefan Bergh (Chair) and Luciano Cabral, 1st Assessor Michael Ralehte Malumbete and Assessors Kemal Tamer and Isato Igarashi as well as FISU Media Representative Christian Pierre visited Taipei City and Gwangju from April 2nd to 9th.
Games - 14 Apr 2009 - Events
On March 6, the president of the International Olympic Committee Mr. Jacques Rogge addressed National Olympic Committees, mentioning that “The IOC encourages those NOCs with recognized national federations participating in the World Games to support their involvement in these Games”.
Games - 02 Apr 2009 - Events
(Kaohsiung) The following rules concerning Visa Exemption will apply to participants at The World Games 2009 in Kaohsiung:
Games - 31 Mar 2009 - Events
2009/03/31&nbsp; From tomorrow, April 1, 12 p.m., tickets for all competitions, as well as for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, can be purchased. More than 4,000 7-Eleven stores all over the island offer ibon-system for ticket sale.
Games - 26 Mar 2009 - Events
2009/03/26 Organizing Committee of The World Games 2009 officially announced the content of the opening ceremony. The opening ceremony will be composed of four key elements- technology, ocean, steel, and light, which symbolize the characteristic of the host city. <BR>
Games - 26 Mar 2009 - Events
2009/03/25 (Denver/Kaohsiung) The International World Games Association (IWGA) Annual General Meeting had its primary focal point in Kaohsiung, TPE, and in the eighth edition of The World Games to be opened there in less than four months.
Games - 24 Mar 2009 - Events
Beautiful harbor city is centre stage of The World Games in July! (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) As part of the Test Event promotions leading up to the exciting TWG2009 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, a mixed doubles Bowling challenge was held at Sunway Mega Lanes today between the top Malaysian and Taiwanese teams. This friendly challenge was held immediately after the finals of the 32nd Malaysian International Open Bowling Championship.
Games - 23 Mar 2009 - Events
The 1st Asian Youth Games Singapore 2009 (AYG) is set to break new grounds by employing the use of new media as its main channel of communications. It is the first multi-sport event to receive approval from the Olympic Council of Asia to provide broadcast coverage of all its sports events completely via digital channels.
Games - 23 Mar 2009 - Events
BELGRADE - Today, March 21st, the Team Draw for the 2009 Summer Universiade was held. The event was led by FISU Secretary-General/CEO Eric Saintrond. The following team sports were involved: Water Polo, Basketball, Football and Volleyball, all for both Men and Women.
Games - 16 Mar 2009 - Bidding
BRUSSELS - Today, March 15th, the Bidding Committees for the 2015 Universiades delivered their Bidding Books at the FISU Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Present were Edmonton (CAN), Gwangju (KOR) and Taipei City (TPE), Bidding Cities for the 2015 Summer Universiade and Granada (ESP), Bidding City for the 2015 Winter Universiade.<BR>
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