Summer Universiade

Gwangju 2015 celebrates 200 Days To Go until Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 President Yoon Jang-hyun was at the City Hall to celebrate the 200 Days To Go mark before next years Universiade ©Gwangju 2015As the 200 Days To Go mark ticks by ahead of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade, the city's Mayor and President of the Organising Committee Yoon Jang-hyun has highlighted his confidence that the Games will become a "new model for efficient sporting events".

Popera star appointed promotional ambassador for Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

Lim Hyung-joo has been appointed as a promotional ambassador for Gwangju 2015 ©Gwangju 2015South Korean Operatic pop star Lim Hyung-joo has been appointed as a promotional ambassador for the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade.

FISU conducting final inspection of the year ahead of Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

FISU delegates are in Gwangju for their last inspection of the year ahead of the 2015 Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Delegates from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) have made their way to South Korea this week as they conduct an inspection of Gwangju ahead of next year's Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 appeal for help for Universiade from local authority

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 have visited Hwasun County in a call for aid from the local Government ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 officials have paid a visit to Hwasun County in the South Jeolla Province in a request for aid from the local Government ahead of next year's Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 launches new Universiade slogans

By Emily Goddard

Gwangju 2015 has launched two new slogans after a Facebook contest ©GUOCGwangju 2015 has launched two new slogans for next year's Summer Universiade in the South Korean city following an online contest.

Volunteer interviews underway for Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

Volunteers are currently being interviewed for the Gwangju 2015 Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Interviews have begun for volunteers at next year's Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade as organisers look to fill the 15,000 positions available to the public.

Sebang Travel named official accommodation sponsor of Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

Sebang Travel Ltd has been named an official accommodation sponsor of Gwangju 2015 ©Gwangju 2015Sebang Travel Ltd has been named official accommodation sponsor of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade.

Gwangju 2015 venue inspections underway ahead of Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

The Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee are conducting on-site inspections of all 70 competition venues ahead of the Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015On-site inspections of all 70 venues for next year's Summer Universiade have begun in the South Korean city of Gwangju.

Gwangju 2015 meet with security forces to ensure safety protocols ready for Universiade

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 have had a meeting with security forces in South Korea in order to facilitate the safe operation of next years Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015A meeting has been held between Gwangju 2015 and security forces in South Korea in order to facilitate the safe operation of next year's Summer Universiade.

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