Gwangju 2015 secretary general Kim Yoon-suk passed the Universiade Torch to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at an event held to mark the second International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
The Gwangju Universiade 2015 Heads of Delegation (HOD) meeting drew to a close with a series of venue inspections and a question and answer session, in the South Korean city.
Eric Saintrond, secretary general of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), has promised the governing body will do its best to support inter-Korean cooperation ahead of Gwangju 2015.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) have concluded their latest inspection of Gwangju ahead of this year’s Summer Universiade, due to begin the South Korean city on July 3.
Gwangju 2015 is receiving a visit from inspectors from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) less than 100 days before the 28th Summer Universiade is due to open.
North Korea have confirmed their participation at this year's Summer Universiade in Gwangju but hopes that a united Korean team may take part in the Games have faded.
Romania has launched a joint bid from Bucharest and Cluj to host the 2021 Summer Universiade.
Gwangju 2015 has signed a new deal that sees the Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company becoming an official partner of this year's Summer Universiade.
Gwangju 2015 has announced the appointment of former Mayors Kwang-tae Park and Un-tae Kang as honorary Presidents of this year's Summer Universiade, due to take place in the South Korean city from July 3 to 14.
The second part of the 2015 Winter Univerisade has got underway after Granada in Spain hosted the Opening Ceremony.
Gwangju 2015 have held a parade with local residents as the countdown reaches the 150 days to go milestone until the Summer Universiade begins in the South Korean city.
Gwangju 2015 has put out a call to try to recruit Torchbearers for this year's Summer Universiade.
The Slovakian leg of the 2015 Winter Universiade came to a close today, with the Russian team once again rising to the top of the podium in Štrbské Pleso.
The penultimate day of Winter Universiade action in the Slovakian venues of Štrbstké Pleso and Osrblie saw the Czech Republic and Germany clinch their first gold medals of the competition, while Kazakhstan and the Ukraine also tasted success.
Russia consolidated their domination in cross country and biathlon events at the Winter Universiade in Štrbstké Pleso, Slovakia, although they were edged by Japanese opposition in the mixed team ski jumping.