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University sports - 18 Aug 2017
TAIPEI, 17 August 2017 – Ahead of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade Opening Ceremony, FISU President Oleg Matytsin revealed the organisation’s ten-year global strategy to the General Assembly.
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 - 04 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
3 July 2017, Kazan: More than 100 volunteers from 91 countries gathered today as FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the first FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy, joined by Olympic champion figure skater Alexey Yagudin and leader of the Republic of Tatarstan, President Rustam Minnikhanov.
University sports - 22 Jun 2017 - Federations & NOCs
All eyes in the world of student sport turned to Turin today, as the torch lighting ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade Taipei 2017 ignited a flame set to burn until 30 August 2017. The Italian city was chosen in recognition of its role as host of the first ever Universiade in 1959. The ceremony was hosted by the University of Turin.
University sports - 28 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Indianapolis, 28 April 2017: Following a meeting between Fédération International du Sport Universitaire (FISU) president Oleg Matytsin, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert at the NCAA’s headquarters, both organisations pledged closer collaboration aimed at benefitting student athletes all around the world.
University sports - 10 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 9 November 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the International Federation Forum in Lausanne, formalising an era of closer collaboration and confirming areas of mutual interest within student sport.
University sports - 31 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
AUS CEO Meets Sports Administration to Promote Bilateral Sports and Academic Exchanges
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 - 26 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 26 September 2016: The second edition of the festival “Lausanne in Motion” has proven a great success, as more than 1 000 university students and the citizens of Lausanne gathered at Place de la Navigation in Ouchy, to enjoy a rich programme of sporting and cultural activities on Saturday 24 September.
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 - 20 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 20 September 2016: Today the International University Sports Federation (FISU) is celebrating the first ever UNESCO-proclaimed International Day of University Sport, as students around the globe take part in special activities organised by National University Sport Federations (NUSFs) and universities.
University sports - 15 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 14 September 2016: With less than one week to go, FISU is getting ready to celebrate the first ever UNESCO-proclaimed International Day of University Sport on 20 September 2016, in the Olympic capital.
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.
University sports - 08 Sep 2016 - Sponsorship
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has today signed Qiaodan Sports as its exclusive sports gear supplier.
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 - 22 Apr 2016 - Sponsorship
Lausanne; 21 April 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has today signed Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC Norilsk Nickel) as its latest partner, during SportAccord Convention in Lausanne
University sports - 21 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 20 April 2016: The President of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), Oleg Matytsin, today participated in a Stone Laying Ceremony at the site of the Synathlon building in Lausanne, which will be the home of FISU’s headquarters from January 2018
University sports - 20 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
World Rugby has reaffirmed its commitment to furthering sport through education by announcing an exciting collaboration with the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
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 - 18 Feb 2016 - Sponsorship
The Organising Committee for the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, has signed Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC Norilsk Nickel) as its General Partner.
University sports - 17 Feb 2016 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE - The United Transport and Forwarding Company (OTEKO), through its subsidiary CJSC Tamanneftegaz, has signed a four-year partnership with the International University Sports Federation (FISU), boosting FISU’s commercial portfolio in a year that will see the federation host more World University Championships than ever before.
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 - 09 Nov 2015 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE - On 8 November, during the second day of the 34th General Assembly in Lausanne, the FISU Membership elected a new Executive Board to lead FISU for the next four years, i.e. the period 2015-2019.
University sports - 09 Nov 2015 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE - On 6 November, FISU signed a substantial 3-year partnership deal with the Chinese Taishan Sports Industry Group. Taishan Sports Industry Group agrees on a global partnership to develop joint-projects from January 2016 to December 2018 in the following domains:
University sports - 02 Nov 2015 - Sponsorship
FISU, the International University Sports Federation, and Gerflor, one of the leading companies in sports flooring worldwide, have signed a comprehensive partnership agreement to support FISU’s World University Championships until December 2018.
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.