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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.