Kazan 2013

Exclusive: FISU President Gallien "embarrassed" by doping row at Kazan 2013 and hopes Russians will do right thing

By Gary Anderson at the Grand Hotel Trento

December 16 - FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien centre says the Olga Golovkina medal row is an embarassing situation ©Daniele Mosna/Trentino 2013 UniversiadeInternational University Sports Federation (FISU) President Claude-Louis Gallien has admitted a row over whether to award Russian drug cheat Olga Golovkina the women's 5,000 metres gold medal at Kazan 2013 is "embarassing".

Kazan 2013 closes with a bang as host nation obliterates record Universiade medal tally

By James Crook

big 224796420130717-7424-a04juoJuly 17 - Kazan 2013 has come to an end with a spectacular Closing Ceremony as Russia celebrated the triumphs of its team, which amassed a record-breaking 292 medals over the course of what has been undoubtedly one of the highest profile Universiades in history. 

China take table tennis singles titles at Kazan 2013

By James Crook

liu yiJuly 17 - China's Liu Yi and Che Xiaoxi have taken the men's and women's table tennis singles gold medals at the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, with Chinese Taipei and Japan also taking a share of the seven medals on offer in the sport.

Mixed fortunes for Great Britain in Universiade football finals

By James Crook

big 224246220130713-18702-jgw8liJuly 16 - A spirited comeback was not enough for Great Britain in the men's football final at Kazan 2013 after they lost 3-2 following extra time to France, but there was a gold medal for the British women's team, who routed Mexico 6-2 in the final to take the Universiade title.

Australia claim first gold medal of Kazan 2013

By Duncan Mackay

Samantha Mills Kazan 2013July 7 - Australia's Samantha Mills today claimed the first gold medal of the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan when she won the one metre springboard diving event. 

Putin opens Kazan 2013 as Russia's "Decade of Sport" officially launched

By Duncan Mackay

Vladimir Putin opens Kazan 2013July 6 - Russian President Vladimir Putin tonight officially opened the 2013 Summer Universaide in Kazan at a spectacular Ceremony before a capacity crowd of 45,000. 

Boxing finals tickets sell-out on eve of Kazan 2013 Opening Ceremony

By James Crook

big KAZ 6538July 5 - With the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Universiade just one day away, the Tatarstan Boxing Federation President Ayrat Khamatov has announced that tickets for the final rounds of boxing events at Kazan 2013 have completely sold-out.

Double Commonwealth gold medallist heads British swimming squad for Kazan 2013

By James Crook

292931-caitlin-mcclatcheyJuly 3 - Double Commonwealth Games gold medallist Caitlin McClatchey is included in Great Britain's swimming squad for the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, which opens this weekend, bringing a wealth of experience to the young squad. 

Kazan 2013 to be streamed live on FISU website

By Duncan Mackay

Kazan 2013 live streamingJuly 1 - FISU, the governing body of international university sport, are to live stream events at the 2013 Summer Universiade, which is due to open in Kazan on Saturday (July 6). 
Page 1 of 7