Summer Universiade

Romania launches bid for 2021 Summer Universiade

By Emily Goddard

Romania has launched a bid for the 2021 Summer Universiade ©FISU/FacebookRomania has launched a joint bid from Bucharest and Cluj to host the 2021 Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 signs up Hyundai Engineering and Construction as new partner

By Emily Goddard

Kim Yoon-suk and Kim Jung-chul sign the partnership agreement between Gwangju 2015 and Hyundai Engineering and Construction ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 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 marks 150 days to go with parade

By Michael Pavitt

Gwangju's Organising Committee held a parade to mark the 150 days to go milestone ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 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 puts out call for Universiade Torchbearers

By Emily Goddard

Gwangju 2015 has put out a call for Universiade Torchbearers ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has put out a call to try to recruit Torchbearers for this year's Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 Main Operation Centre to be fit for purpose by March

By Daniel Etchells

A total of 74 venue operations will be overseen by the Gwangju 2015 Main Operation Centre ©Gwangju 2015 Gwangju 2015 has started to set up the Summer Universiade's Main Operation Centre (MOC) after completing its reorganisation process, they have revealed. 

Gwangju 2015 hit with huge budget cut ahead of Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

The budget for the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade has been cut ©Gwangju 2015The budget for the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade has been cut by KRW11.1 billion (£6.7 million/$10 million/€8.8 milion) for the 2015 fiscal year.

Bidding process for 2019 Summer Universiade reopened after Brasilia's withdrawal

By Daniel Etchells

The bidding process for the 2019 Summer Universiade has reopened after Brasilia pulled out of hosting the event ©Getty ImagesBidding for the 2019 Summer Universiade has reopened following Brasilia's withdrawal from hosting the event, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) has announced.

Gwangju 2015 appoints new online bloggers to help promote Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne 

New online bloggers have been appointed for the Gwangju 2015 blog site ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has today appointed 25 new online bloggers to help promote the Summer Universiade over the coming months.

Brasilia pull out of hosting 2019 Summer Universiade

By Daniel Etchells

Brasilia will not host the 2019 Summer Universiade, according to Hélio Doyle, the Federal District Government's chief of staff and transition coordinator ©Getty ImagesThe 2019 Summer Universiade will not take place in Brasilia as planned according to a leading official within the city's Federal District Government.
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