Gwangju 2015

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.

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.

Gwangju 2015 complete two-month venue operation plan inspection

By Paul Osborne

The Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee has held a debrief after its two month venue inspection operation ©Gwangju 2015Venue construction is more than 80 per cent complete for the remaining facilities ahead of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade, it has been announced.

Summer Universiade promoted at launch of Gwangju Ice Skating Rink

By Paul Osborne 

Gwangju 2015 organisers were at the opening of the the Gwangju Square Ice Skating Rink to promote next years Games ©Gwangju 2015South Korean officals were in full festive spirit when they visited the opening of the Gwangju Square Ice Skating Rink to promote next year's Summer Universiade Games in the city. 

Gwangju 2015 signs agreement to ensure athlete healthcare outside Athletes' Village

By Daniel Etchells

Yoon Jang-hyun (left), Gwangju 2015 President, and Taek-Rim Yoon (right), Chonnam National University Hospital director, at the signing of the agreement ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has signed an agreement with 56 hospitals and medical organisations to ensure athlete delegations have access to healthcare outside the Athletes' Village during the Summer Universiade. 
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