Universiade

Gwangju 2015 provide FISU with detailed report on Summer Universiade preparations

By Daniel Etchells

Members of the FISU Executive Committee take a commemorative photo with members of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee ©Gwangju 2015A Gwangju 2015 delegation has provided the International University Sports Federation (FISU) with a detailed report on the preparations for the 28th Summer Universiade.

Gwangju gets set to host FISU Executive Committee meeting ahead of 2015 Summer Universiade

By Gary Anderson

The Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee will host a three-day meeting of the FISU Executive Committee ©Gwangju 2015The host city for next year's Summer Universiade, Gwangju, is set to welcome leading officials from the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and delegations from future Universiade hosts during a three-day gathering.

Gwangju 2015 step up efforts as sporting spotlight turns to Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 steps up its effort ahead of next year's Summer Universiade following the conclusion of the 2014 Asian Games ©Gwangju 2015The 2014 Asian Games may have drawn to a close, but the eyes of the sporting world will still be firmly fixed on South Korea as it gets prepared to host another major international sporting event in just under nine months' time, the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade.

Lucerne pin hopes on financial support from Swiss Government for 2021 Winter Universiade bid

By Zjan Shirinian

Financial backing from the Siwss Government is needed for a Lucerne bid for the 2021 Winter Universiade to happen ©Getty ImagesPolitical chiefs in Lucerne are pinning their hopes on the financial backing of the Swiss Government to set the wheels in motion for a bid to stage the 2021 Winter Universiade.

"Turning point" for Gwangju 2015 as they use Asian Games to get first-hand experience

By Zjan Shirinian

Gwangju Universiade Organising Committee members have been dispatched as "supporting agents" to the Incheon Asian Games ©Gwangju 2015Organisers of next year's Summer Universiade in Gwangju have described the hands-on experience they have gained at the ongoing Asian Games as a "turning point".

Gwangju 2015 open promotional house at Asian Games

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 has set up a promotional house at the 2014 Asian Games in an effort to promote next year's Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Organisers of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade have opened a promotional house at the Asian Games in Incheon in an effort to build momentum and excitement ahead of next year's event.

Gwangju 2015 agree sponsorship deal with leading Korean drinks company

By Daniel Etchells

GUOC and Lotte Chilsung showcasing the official sponsorship agreement ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has named Lotte Chilsung Beverage Company as an official sponsor of the Summer Universiade. 

Former South Korean Prime Minister elected co-chairman of Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee

By Paul Osborne

Kim Hwang-sik has been elected as the co-chairman of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee ©Gwangju 2015Former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik has been elected as the co-chairman of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee.

Brazil to host inaugural International University Beach Games

By Paul Osborne

The inaugural International University Beach Games gets underway in Maceio, Brazil in November ©FISUMaceió in Brazil will host the first-ever International University Beach Games later this year it was announced today. 
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