Summer Universiade

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).

Gwangju 2015 mascot visits universities to promote Universiade

By Zjan Shirinian

Nuribi visited Chonnam National University and posed with the students ©Gwangju 2015Nuribi, the official mascot of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade, has been strolling around the campuses of universities in the city to help spread the word about the Games.

National Assembly chairman urges Gwangju 2015 to leave "lasting legacy"

By Zjan Shirinian

Jeong Ui-hwa (third from right), chairman of the National Assembly, visited the headquarters of Gwangju 2015 and received a briefing from committee officials ©Gwangju 2015The chairman of South Korea's National Assembly has said Gwangju 2015 must leave a "lasting legacy" during a visit to the headquarters of the Organising Committee.

Gwangju 2015 begin volunteers search for United Nations Youth Leadership Programme

By Zjan Shirinian

The Organising Committee for the Gwangju 2015 Games is looking for volunteers for the United Nations Youth Leadership Programme ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 is looking for volunteers for August's United Nations Youth Leadership Programme, which will be held in the South Korean City ahead of next year's Summer Universiade. 

Gwangju 2015 choose water polo and basketball venues as 14-day inspection ends

By Zjan Shirinian

International Technical Sub-Committee members visiting Speer Girls' High School, to be used as a training venue for basketball ©Gwangju 2015Venues for water polo and the basketball finals at the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universaide have been chosen during a 14-day inspection of facilities.

Gwangju 2015 installs D-Day notice boards ahead of 2015 Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

D-Day notice boards have been installed in universities across South Korea Gwangju 2015D-Day notice boards have been installed across a number of South Korean universities in order to count down the days until the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju.

FISU continues inspection of Gwangju for 2015 Summer Universiade

By Paul Osborne

FISU is carrying out an inspection visit of Gwangju ahead of the 2015 Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is continuing its 14-day inspection of Gwangju as the city prepares to host next year's Summer Universiade.

Organisers celebrate 400 days to go until Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

There are just 400 days to go until the start of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 today celebrates just 400 days to go until the start of next year's Summer Universiade.

FISU Technical Committee to carry out inspection of Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

FISU is set to carry out a second CTI inspection of Gwangju 2015 ©Gwangju 2015The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is set to conduct another inspection of preparations for Gwangju 2015 ahead of the Summer Universiade there in July 2015.
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