100 Days To Go to Rio 2016!
100 Days To Go to Rio 2016!
By Gary Anderson at the Grand Hotel TrentoDecember 16 - International 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".
By James CrookJuly 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.
By James CrookJuly 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.
By James CrookJuly 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.
By Duncan MackayJuly 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.
By Duncan MackayJuly 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.
By James CrookJuly 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.
By James CrookJuly 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.
By Duncan MackayJuly 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).
By Duncan MackayJune 30 - South Africa's athletes will be able to compete in the Universiade, which is due to begin in Kazan on Saturday (July 6), after the organisation which governs student sport in the country withdrew its membership of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC).
By Duncan MackayJune 28 - World university sport governing body FISU have awarded the broadcasting rights for this year's Universiades in Kazan and Trentino to the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), they announced today.
By Duncan MackayJune 28 - South African athletes hoping to compete at the Universiade in Kazan next month are set to become the first casualties in a row between the country's governing body and National Olympic Committee.
By James CrookJune 26 - World university sport governing body FISU have secured a deal with sports network ESPN which will see Kazan 2013 become the first Universiade to be broadcast live in the United States.
By James CrookJune 21 - The nine highest achievers in their respective sports in the Australia Uniroos squad travelling to the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, the "High Flyer"', have participated in a mind and body camp to put them in great shape to go for glory in Russia next month.
By James CrookJune 13 - British athletes selected to represent their country at the 2013 Universiade in Kazan have been at a kitting out session at Loughborough University, where they were presented with their patriotic kit designed by British brand Kukri.