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University sports - 13 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
More than 40 major global universities have come on board, as the FISU Healthy Campus programme reaches its six-month milestone. Launched on 12 May 2020, the FISU Healthy Campus programme aims to enhance all aspects of well-being for students and the campus community at large.
University sports - 06 Nov 2020 - Events
The Executive Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) approved a proposal to hold the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade in December 2021.
University sports - 09 Oct 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The FISU Executive Committee met virtually on Thursday 8 October; the second meeting for the new executive that was elected in November 2019, for the 2019-2023 term. While the meeting in February focused on a review of 2019, this meeting focused on charting the current and future course.
University sports - 25 Sep 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU President Oleg Matytsin and FISU Secretary General-CEO Eric Saintrond congratulated the newly appointed Mayor of Chengdu, Wang Fengchao, who will also assume the responsibility of overseeing preparations for next summer’s FISU World University Games in the city.
University sports - 23 Sep 2020 - Events
The Adirondack Sports Council hosted a virtual Town Hall to announce the progress being made toward the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games. The village of Lake Placid and the Adirondack region will host the winter edition of the flagship FISU multi-sport event in January 2023.
University sports - 01 Sep 2020 - Events
The Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade will not take place as planned from January 21 to 31, 2021. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International University Sports Federation (FISU), together with the Organising Committee and Swiss University Sports, has decided to evaluate the possibility of postponement of the event. A potential later date will be discussed over the next two months in consultation with all involved parties, including the international winter sports federations.
University sports - 07 Aug 2020 - Events
SportAccord is delighted to confirm the International University Sports Federation (FISU), as a Gold Partner for the 19th edition of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit taking place in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Today’s announcement is especially exciting as tomorrow marks the three-year countdown to the start of the Ekaterinburg 2023 FISU World University Games in the Sverdlovsk Region of Russia.
University sports - 07 Aug 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The 2020 edition of the FISU World Forum is one week away, and preparations are in full swing for what will be a first-of-its kind event, with nearly 1500 participants coming together virtually.
University sports - 16 Jul 2020 - Events
FISU announces the cancellation of its World University Championship events till the end of the year 2020, due to the global situation regarding the COVID19 pandemic.
University sports - 30 Jun 2020 - Events
From today, future volunteers can register on the Swiss Volunteers platform to volunteer at the Winter Universiade 2021. The Organising Committee is seeking about 3800 volunteers for the multisport event.
University sports - 18 Jun 2020 - Events
FISU announces the cancellation of its events until 15 October 2020, in keeping with safety measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
University sports - 17 Jun 2020 - Events
FISU opened player registration today to its first-ever international eSports competition for university students; the 2020 FISU eSports Challenge Football. Citing keen eSports interest among university students, FISU’s President Oleg Matytsin announced the International University Sports Federation’s initial foray into competitive sports gaming.
University sports - 27 May 2020 - Events
FISU announces the cancellation of its events until 15 September 2020, in keeping with safety measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic
University sports - 22 May 2020 - Television
With most live sports cancelled for the spring and summer of 2020, European television sports giant Eurosport will telecast some of the best highlights from the Napoli 2019 World University Games, on Monday 25 May and Tuesday 26 May.
University sports - 11 May 2020 - Federations & NOCs
It’s finally here! After months of exhaustive preparations and expert inputs from around the world, the highly awaited FISU Healthy Campus project opens to all universities on 12 May.
University sports - 23 Apr 2020 - Events
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the local Organising Committee of the 2020 University World Cup 3x3 Basketball have agreed to postpone this year’s tournament, which was scheduled to be held from 26-29 November 2020, in Xiamen, People’s Republic of China.
University sports - 31 Mar 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU today welcomed the announcement of revised dates for Tokyo 2020 and the prospect of an exceptional summer of Olympic sport in 2021. FISU will maintain the planned August slot for the Chengdu 2021 FISU Summer World University Games, with only a slight 2-day modification to the original dates, as per the request of the local organising committee.
University sports - 26 Mar 2020 - Events
In keeping with the measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, FISU announces the cancellation of its events until August 2020.
University sports - 03 Mar 2020 - Federations & NOCs
It’s fitting that one year to the day when the heart of Siberia welcomed the world to the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade, the world’s best mogul skiers come to town for the latest stage of the FIS Freestyle World Cup.
University sports - 24 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the first FISU Executive Committee meeting of the newly elected members. Matytsin, recently appointed Russian Minister of Sport, welcomed the new members and expressed regret that some colleagues were not able to join the meeting due to the coronavirus outbreak.
University sports - 21 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus outbreak and its global spread. Keeping the safety of participants and organisers in mind, the Federation of University Sports of China (FUSC) has cancelled all international participation until May 2020.
University sports - 21 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
President Bach made his first visit to FISU’s offices on the University of Lausanne campus today, as FISU leaders gathered for three days of Steering Committee and Executive Committee meetings.
University sports - 22 Jan 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has expressed its pride at the appointment of FISU President Oleg Matytsin to the post of Sports Minister of the Russian Federation. First elected as FISU President in 2015, Matytsin was elected to a second term in November 2019.
University sports - 09 Jan 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has begun a new era in the New Year, with a new visual and brand identity. The stylish new logo – the Dynamic U – continues to play on the ‘U’ of university sport but also incorporates the dynamism of sport as well as the colours of inclusivity.
University sports - 31 Oct 2019 - Events
XIAMEN – The first day of the fifth FISU University World Cup – 3x3 in China was off to a flier with ISEG Senegal pulling off a stunner in overtime over Mon-Altius PE Institute of Mongolia. With the score tied at 19-19, the game went into overtime and Momath Seck sealed the deal for the Institut Supérieur d'Entrepreneurship et de Gestion with a clean 2-pointer.
University sports - 30 Oct 2019 - Events
As the fifth edition of the tremendously popular FISU University World Cup - 3x3 gets underway in China on Thursday, all eyes will be on defending champions Tsinghua University and Huaqiao University, who won on home court last year.
University sports - 30 Sep 2019 - Events
Lake Placid 2023 Winter Universiade aims to catalyse economic development in the Adirondack region of the state of New York, as well as set benchmarks for green games and environmental sustainability.
University sports - 20 Aug 2019 - Events
For the first time ever, FISU has opened a double attribution programme for hosting of its World University Championships and University World Cups in 2022 and 2024. This means cities and NUSFs can plan ahead and look into the opportunity to host the unique events either three years from now, or five.
University sports - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
The German University Sports Federation (adh) has submitted a ‘Letter of Intention’ to FISU, officially starting the process for hosting the Summer Universiade in 2025.
University sports - 03 Jul 2019 - Sponsorship
FISU and Qiaodan Sports formally announced an extension of their longterm partnership agreement through to 2023.
University sports - 03 Jul 2019 - Events
Ekaterinburg will host the 32nd Summer Universiade in 2023. FISU Executive Committee members elected the Russian city during the federation’s biannual meeting with an unanimous vote
University sports - 17 Jun 2019 - Media rights
The best of university sport action is now guaranteed to reach millions of homes all over Asia after the International University Sports Federation (FISU) signed a three-year agreement with the Asian Broadcasting Union, ensuring that FISU sports events will be available to the extensive ABU members’ network across the Asia – Pacific region.
University sports - 15 May 2019 - Events
The countdown to Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade has well and truly begun. The 30th edition of the event, to be held from 3-14 July 2019, promises to be a unique one, not least because of the breathtaking setting in Italy’s sun-soaked Campania region.
University sports - 11 Apr 2019 - Bidding
A delegation from the Russian city of Ekaterinburg led by Evgeny Kuyvashev, Governor of the Sverdlovsk region, visited the FISU offices in Lausanne, to bolster their bid to host the Summer Universiade in 2023.
University sports - 13 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
After eleven days of sport and culture, the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade came to a close in the heart of Siberia, having well and truly raised the bar – not only in grandiosity, although grand it was – but in details, numbers, the little facts that make all the difference.
04 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The city of Krasnoyarsk, the region of Siberia and in fact, all of the Russian Federation put their collective might into ensuring the Opening Ceremony of the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade set the bar high – so high that there was also a message for the athletes from outer space.
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The world’s premier winter multi-sport event for university athletes, hosted in the heart of Siberia, promises to be a memorable edition with reigning and future Olympic champions amongst the competitors
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Executive Committee session of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the Summer Universiade 2021 was officially attributed to Chengdu, China.
University sports - 05 Feb 2019 - Media rights
LAUSANNE — The best of global university sport will be available on more screens than ever to fans worldwide, as the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and Eurovision Services (ES) announced an agreement that covers all FISU events through to 2021. The pact allows for the distribution of an international signal to rights holding broadcasters on the Eurovision Global Network.
University sports - 10 Jan 2019 - Media rights
LAUSANNE — There’s an old adage in television — you’ve got to give the people what they want. University sports fans received that today as the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) announced a three-year agreement. The pact allows for the ABU Sports Network to distribute broadcast content from FISU sports events throughout the Asia-Pacific region to its members.
University sports - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
13 December, Braga, Portugal — The Steering Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) held a regularly scheduled meeting today and the hosting of the 2021 Summer Universiade was at the top of the agenda, with a delegation from Chengdu, China joining the meeting.
University sports - 20 Jun 2018 - Television
LAUSANNE, 19 June 2018 – FISU, the home of international university sport, announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Olympic Channel to collaborate on content. The signing of today’s Memorandum of Understanding strengthens FISU’s position to effectively engage new audiences and younger generations all year round, utilising the Olympic Channel’s digital platform and social channels.
University sports - 27 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
With the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon, FISU President Oleg Matytsin ushered in a new era as the home of international university sports officially opened their new headquarters in the Olympic capital city today.
University sports - 02 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Lake Placid, 1 February 2018 – Members of the International University Sport Federation (FISU) Site Evaluation Committee spent the day in Adirondack, New York, evaluating the Lake Placid Bid Committee’s plans for hosting the 2023 Winter Universiade.
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 - 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.