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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.
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 - 15 Jul 2013 - TV ratings
PARIS/KAZAN – FISU broadcast partner Eurosport has achieved its best ever start to a Universiade event with audience reach* for the opening five days double that of the same period during the previous Summer Universiade in Shenzhen 2011.
University sports - 08 Jul 2013 - Events
KAZAN – On July 6th, the Opening Ceremony of the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia, dazzled the 45,000 spectators out of their seats with a breathtaking performance of dancers, acrobats and technical ingenuity. The audience was overwhelmed with the visual magic the host conjured on the 360° gigantic projection screen at centre stage in the recently built Kazan Arena, the new home for football club Rubin Kazan.
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.
University sports - 02 Jul 2013 - Internet
LAUSANNE/KAZAN – FISU, the governing body of international university sport, will launch Live Streaming programme at the upcoming 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan (July 6th to 17th) at www.livefisu.tv.
University sports - 28 Jun 2013 - Media rights
LAUSANNE – FISU, the governing body of international university sport, has granted the broadcasting rights to ABU, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, for the 27th Summer Universiade (Kazan, Russia - July 6-17, 2013) and the 26th Winter Universiade (Trentino, Italy – December 11th-21st, 2013).
University sports - 28 Jun 2013 - Media rights
LAUSANNE – FISU, the governing body of international university sport, has granted the broadcasting rights to ABU, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, for the 27th Summer Universiade (Kazan, Russia - July 6-17, 2013) and the 26th Winter Universiade (Trentino, Italy – December 11th-21st, 2013).
University sports - 03 Apr 2013 - Bidding
LAUSANNE – FISU, the International University Sports Federation proudly announces the official candidates for the 2019 Universiades.
University sports - 27 Mar 2013 - Television
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University sports - 11 Mar 2013 - Events
At its three-day board meeting in Brussels, Belgium, the FISU Executive Committee members attributed seven more World University Championships for 2014. This brings the total number of WUCs for 2014 to 24 (cf. www.fisu.net).
University sports - 17 Dec 2012 - Events
Zakopane, the winter capital of Poland will yet again become the battlefield for the best student-athletes in the world. After hosting two successful Winter Universiades in 1993 and 2001, Zakopane will host the inaugural World University Speed Skating Championship. The event will take place from December 18th to 22nd, 2012.
University sports - 04 Oct 2012 - Media rights
Sydney, 4 October 2012 -- The Eurosport Group and FISU (International University Sports Federation) announce they have signed an agreement to broadcast the 2013 Summer and Winter Universiades across Eurosport's Asia-Pacific network.
University sports - 01 Oct 2012 - Events
The 10th World University Wrestling Championship which will start on October 2nd at the Kuortane, high performance center in Finland is in the starting blocks.
University sports - 07 Sep 2012 - Events
The 12th World University Rowing Championship will be held from September 7th to 9th, 2012 at the Rowing Centre in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. Since the rowing event will take place right after the London 2012 Olympics, it is set to attract the planet's top student-rowers.
University sports - 03 Sep 2012 - Events
The 4th World University Shooting Sport Championship will be held from September 4th to 9th, 2012 in Kazan, Russia. Venues for the event will be the Sviyaga Shotgun Range and the Shooting Range Complex for Rifle and Pistol Disciplines in the Mirny Village.
University sports - 31 Aug 2012 - Events
On September 1st, 2012, FISU officially opens the bidding for the 2019 Winter and Summer Universiades.
University sports - 31 Aug 2012 - Events
The sixth edition of the World University Match Racing Championship runs from Monday September 3rd to Saturday 8th in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes), France. The opening ceremony of the event will be held on Monday, at the heart of the prestigious Villa Massena, located on the Promenade des Anglais, in the presence of Christian Estrosi, Mayor of the city. 122 athletes from 15 countries are expected at the "French Riviera", a new participation record for this FISU event.
University sports - 16 Aug 2012 - Events
With 14 men’s teams and 5 women’s teams registered for the 2012 World University Futsal Championship, the Portuguese city of Braga and the University of Minho are about to kick-off one of the most anticipated World University Championships of the year in the FISU sporting events calendar of 2012.
University sports - 26 Jul 2012 - Events
BRUSSELS/LAUSANNE - With one day left to the official opening of the London Olympics, the world impatiently awaits the new records and heroic feats of the participating athletes. As it has become a tradition, many of the participating athletes previously competed at a FISU event, be it a Universiade or a World University Championship.
University sports - 11 Jul 2012 - Events
The 8th World University Karate Championship will take place in Bratislava, Slovakia from July 12th to 15th, 2012.
University sports - 10 Jul 2012 - Events
KAZAN/PARIS - The 2013 Summer Universiade Torch Relay will be officially launched on July 12th, 2012. The Flame will be solemnly lit at Paris-Sorbonne University where the first ‘World Student Games’ were held in 1923. After that the Torch will embark on a round the world trip.
University sports - 09 Jul 2012 - Events
The 5th World University Rugby 7 Championship will take place in Brive, France from July 11th to 13th, 2012.
University sports - 06 Jul 2012 - Events
The 1st World University Basketball 3X3 Championship will take place in Kragujevac, Serbia from July 10th to 17th, 2012.
University sports - 29 Jun 2012 - Events
On July 2nd, the inaugural edition of the FISU World University Netball Championship will start in Cape Town, South Africa. From July 2nd to 7th, the best student-athletes will compete against each other for the World University Netball Gold.
University sports - 29 Jun 2012 - Events
On July 4th, the 9th edition of the FISU World University Archery Championship will start in Córdoba, Spain. From July 4th to 7th, the best student-athlete archers will compete against each other for the University Gold.
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