Universiade

Gwangju 2015 briefs Asian sports journalists on Universiade preparations

By Emily Goddard

Gwangju 2015 has briefed Asian sports journalists on the Universiade preparations ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has held a special briefing for Asian sports journalists on the preparations of next year's Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 reveals provisional competition schedule for Summer Universiade

By Gary Anderson

The provisional Gwangju 2015 sports competition has been released ©Gwangju 2015The provisional sports competition schedule for next year's Summer Universiade in Gwangju has been released by organisers.

Gwangju 2015 signs up Asiana Airlines as latest sponsor

By Emily Goddard

Kim Yoon-suk, Yoon Jang-hyun and Kim Soo-cheon at the official Gwangju 2015 and Asiana Airlines sponsorship agreement ceremony ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has signed a sponsorship agreement with Asiana Airlines that sees it become a global premium partner of next year's Summer Universiade.

FISU completes inspection in Gwangju ahead of 2015 Summer Universiade

By Gary Anderson

Preparations continue in Gwangju ahead of 2015 Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has completed a four-day inspection visit to Gwangju ahead of next year's Summer Universiade, where preparations on a number of areas, including uniform, culture events, the Athletes' Village, accommodation, and security were looked at.

Gwangju 2015 begins venue inspections ahead of FISU visit

By Emily Goddard

Gwangju 2015 has begun venue inspections ahead of the latest FISU visit ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has begun a series of inspections at venues for next year's Summer Universiade ahead of the International University Sports Federation's (FISU) visit to the South Korean city next week.

Promotional Centre in Gwangju opened ahead of 2015 Universiade

By Gary Anderson

pGwangju Mayor Yoon Jang-hyun (left) and chairman of Gwangju City Council, Cho Young-pyo at the opening of the Promotional Centre ©Gwangju 2015Organisers of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade have opened up an official Promotional Centre located in the City Hall building of the South Korean city as the countdown to the Games continues with less than a year to go.

Gwangju 2015 Universiade names Black Yak and LF Corp as preferred sponsorship bidders

By Emily Goddard

Black Yak Co is the preferred bidder for the sportswear sponsorship deal for next year's Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade ©Black Yak CoGwangju 2015 has named Black Yak Co and LF Corp as its preferred bidders for the sportswear and formal wear sponsorship deals for next year's Summer Universiade in the South Korean city.

Gwangju 2015 celebrates one year to go until start of Games

By Paul Osborne

Today marks just a year to go until the start of the Gwangju 2015 Universiade ©Gwangju 2015With just one year to go until the start of the 2015 Gwangju Universiade, organisers have begun sending out official invitations to the member nations of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

South Korea students given opportunity to become broadcast assistants during Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

Local university students will be given the chance to become broadcasting assistants during the Gwangju 2015 Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Local university students in South Korea will get the opportunity to become broadcast assistants after organisers of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade teamed up with the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) to train and utilise the participants during the Games.
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