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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 - 21 Aug 2017 - Events
TAIPEI CITY – In its image as a city of vibrancy and cultural diversity, Taipei enthusiastically reached out with both arms to welcome young athletes from around the world.
University sports - 10 Aug 2017 - Events
With only three days to go before the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade Athletes’ Village opens, anti-doping preparations are already in place to ensure testing in and out of competition throughout the 12-day event.
University sports - 25 Jul 2017 - Events
TAIPEI CITY, CHINESE TAIPEI – With less than a month to go until the start of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, FISU and the Taipei Organising Committee are working hard behind the scenes, testing each venue through competitions and simulations to ensure everything is on track for the Opening Ceremony on 19 August. 
University sports - 14 Jul 2017 - Events
Penghu, 13 July 2017 - The FISU Universiade torch today began its journey through Chinese Taipei, travelling city to city before it arrives in the capital city of Taipei City for the start of the event on 19 August. 
University sports - 05 Jul 2017 - Events
Kazan, July 4 – The FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy is where sport, education and culture all come together to build the leaders of tomorrow.
University sports - 31 Oct 2016 - Events
Xiamen; 26 October 2016: The finals of the 3x3 World University League have concluded in Xiamen, China, with 16 men’s teams and 16 women’s teams representing their universities and producing thrilling basketball action. 
Wrestling - 24 Oct 2016 - Events
The 12th edition of the FISU World University Wrestling Championship will start on 25 October. The event will be hosted in Corum, Turkey on the campus of Hitit University and will last until 30 October.
University sports - 21 Oct 2016 - Events
The Executive Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) has completed two days of meetings in Taipei, host of the 29th Summer Universiade.
University sports - 29 Sep 2016 - Events
The 7th edition of the FISU World University Boxing Championship will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 3 to 8 October, 2016.
University sports - 23 Sep 2016 - Events
The 8th FISU World University Sailing Championship will see the world’s best student-athlete sailors representing nine nations take to Perth’s iconic Swan River to compete for the title of World University Champion.
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 - 12 Sep 2016 - Events
Lausanne; 10 September 2016: The 30th edition of the Summer Universiade in Naples, Italy, in 2019 will mark a special anniversary for the International University Sports Federation (FISU) as it will be 60 years since the inaugural Universiade was staged in another Italian city, Turin, and 70 years since the formation of FISU.
Waterskiing - 08 Sep 2016 - Events
The specially constructed world-class Waterski site in Ogata Village in Akita, Japan, which was previously used for the World Games in 2001 and since then for both National and Collegiate Waterski Championships in Japan, will host the 4th edition of the FISU World University Waterski Championship from 8 to 11 September.
University sports - 05 Sep 2016 - Events
The 9th edition of the FISU World University Squash Championship starts today, 5 September and will last until 11 September.
University sports - 31 Aug 2016 - Events
The 14th edition of the FISU World University Rowing Championship is about to start. The event will be hosted in Poznan, Poland from 2 to 4 September, 2016.
University sports - 18 Aug 2016 - Events
2017 Taipei Summer Universiade will take place from August 19-30, 2017, athletes and officials from 150 countries are anticipated to participate. The 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade Organizing Committee (TUOC) convened the "Final 365-Day Countdown" press conference on August 11th at the Taipei City Hall commemorating an important milestone as the 365-day countdown to the 29th Summer Universiade begins.
University sports - 12 Jul 2016 - Events
The 2nd edition of the FISU World University Netball Championship will take place in Miami, Florida, USA from 13 to 17 July, 2016.
University sports - 12 Jul 2016 - Events
This Wednesday, 13 July, the 8th edition of the FISU World University Beach Volleyball Championship starts in Pärnu. The tournament takes place in Estonia’s Summer Capital until 17 July.
University sports - 09 Jun 2016 - Events
More than 160 athletes from 18 countries will compete in the 7th World University Canoe Sprint Championship for the next few days at Montemor-o-Velho High Performance Centre in Portugal.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 06 Mar 2015 - Events
KRASNOYARSK - From 2 to 6 March, 2015, the FISU International Technical Committee for the Winter Universiade (CTI-UH) went to Krasnoyarsk, Russia for a first inspection visit. This visit was to assess the progress of the preparations for the 29th Winter Universiade which will be hosted in 2019 in Krasnoyarsk.
University sports - 16 Feb 2015 - Events
FISU ended this evening with the men's ice hockey final. Outstanding displays and a rather unusual game since it put together the two nations that will welcome the FISU Winter Games in 2017 and 2019 respectively, i.e., Kazakhstan (Almaty 2017) and Russia (Krasnoyarsk 2019). After a genuine final thriller, Russia had the upper hand of this golden game beating their opponents 3-1 in front of full house with 5,000 spectators.
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
STRBSKE PLESO - The traditional opening press conference of the Winter Universiade was held this afternoon in Strbske Pleso in the presence of representatives of the Organizing Committee of Slovakia, the FISU President, the FISU Secretary-General/CEO and finally the FISU Director for the Winter Universiade. The Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and President of the Organising Committee, Mr. Juraj Draxler, was also present at the meeting.
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 - 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 - 08 Oct 2014 - Events
From 8 to 12 October, 2014, the 5th FISU World University Shooting Sport Championship, will be hosted in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.
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 - 16 Sep 2014 - Events
Brazil, host country of the 2019 Summer Universiade (Brasilia), is about to host another FISU single sport event in 2014, its third this year.
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 - 08 Apr 2014 - Events
Italy and Trentino organized the 26th edition of the FISU Winter Universiade in 2013 last December. It has been a great challenge, an opportunity to be seized in order to demonstrate that a small mountainous region can express unique potential. OC has shown to all participants and to the millions of people who have seen us on television and in Trentino you live, study and work with an excellent quality of life.
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 - 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.
University sports - 19 Jul 2013 - Events
Frankfurt/Kazan, 18 July 2013 – The Universiade of the FISU (International University Sports Federation, www.fisu.net) is taking place for the 27th time. The Russian city of Kazan was chosen as the venue – and German event logistics company Conceptum Sport Logistics (CSL – www.conceptum-sport-logistics.com) is transporting the sensitive timekeeping equipment.
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