Universiade

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. 

Black Yak named latest sponsor of Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

Black Yak has been named the latest sponsor of Gwangju 2015 ©Gwangju 2015Outdoor clothing brand Black Yak has been named as the latest sponsor for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 join up with United Nations to promote wider role of sport through 2nd Epics Forum

By Nick Butler

Delegates at the 2nd Epics Forum in Gwangju ©Gwangju 2015A second edition of the Epics Forum, a collaboration between the United Nations and the Organising Committee for the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade, has taken place in the South Korean city. 

Gwangju 2015 signs LF Corp as official formal wear sponsor

By Emily Goddard

Kim Yoon-suk and Jo Su-bin mark the beginning of the partnership between Gwangju 2015 and LF Corp ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has signed up LF Corp as the official sponsor of formal wear for next year's Summer Universiade in the South Korean city.

Gwangju 2015 launches UN Youth Leadership Programme

By Gary Anderson

Gwangju 2015 secretary general Kim Yoon-suk launches the United Nations Youth Leadership Programme ©Gwangju 2015Kim Yoon-suk, secretary general of Gwangju 2015, has launched a United Nations Youth Leadership Programme in the South Korean city ahead of next year's Summer Universiade.

Kwangju Bank signed as sponsor of Gwangju 2015 as test events get underway in city

By Paul Osborne

Signing ceremony between Gwangju 2015 and Kwangju Bank as the latter is named a sponsor of the Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Kwangju Bank has been named an official sponsor of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, organisers announced today.

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.
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