Winter Universiade

Winter Universiade action to begin in Granada following Opening Ceremony

By Michael Pavitt

Granada have taken over hosting duties from Slovakia ©Getty ImagesThe second part of the 2015 Winter Univerisade has got underway after Granada in Spain hosted the Opening Ceremony.

Competition draws to a close in Slovakia as Granada takes baton

By Michael Pavitt

Russia have dominated competition at the Slovakian venues ©FISUThe Slovakian leg of the 2015 Winter Universiade came to a close today, with the Russian team once again rising to the top of the podium in Štrbské Pleso.

Four medals won on penultimate day of Universiade action in Slovakia as venues praised

By Michael Pavitt

Winter Universiade action in Slovakia draws to a close on Sunday, following a Closing Ceremony ©FISUThe penultimate day of Winter Universiade action in the Slovakian venues of Štrbstké Pleso and Osrblie saw the Czech Republic and Germany clinch their first gold medals of the competition, while Kazakhstan and the Ukraine also tasted success.

Russia edged in ski jumping but win again elsewhere at Winter Universiade

By Nick Butler

Russia celebrate yet another cross country gold medal at the Winter Universiade this time in the men's relay ©FISURussia consolidated their domination in cross country and biathlon events at the Winter Universiade in Štrbstké Pleso, Slovakia, although they were edged by Japanese opposition in the mixed team ski jumping.

Pole continues Nordic combined supremacy but Russia strike gold again in women's ski jumping

By Michael Pavitt

Poland's Adam Cieslar leapt to his second gold of the 2015 Winter Universiade ©UniversiadePoland's Adam Cielsar claimed his second Nordic combined gold medal of the Winter Universiade in Štrbstké Pleso, Slovakia, while Russia leapt to victory in the women's team ski jumping competition.

Russia romp to further success in Slovakia

By Michael Pavitt

Russia continued their imperious form in Slovakia at the Winter Universiade ©FISUThe fourth day of competition at the 2015 Winter Universiade in Slovakia saw four medal events take place and Russia continued their domination by winning 10 of the 12 medals up for grabs.

Russia on top on third day of Winter Universiade as Fialkova claims home success

By Paul Osborne

Yaroslav Ivanov led a Russian clean sweep in the men's 10km biathlon at the Winter Universiade ©FISURussian biathletes dominated the men's 10 kilometre sprint on the third day of competition at the 2015 Winter Universiade, securing a clean-sweep of medals in Osrblie, Slovakia.

First Nordic combined gold awarded at Winter Universiade as Russia dominate cross country skiing

By Michael Pavitt

Russian teams finished first and second in the cross country mixed sprint ©FISUThe first day of cross-country skiing at the Winter Universiade saw Russia among the medals in the individual events, so it was no surprise that they enjoyed further success in the first team competition on day two, while the first Nordic combined medals were award in Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia.

First medals of 2015 Winter Universiade won in Slovakia

By Michael Pavitt

Kazakhstan claimed gold in the biathlon and cross country skiing ©FISUŠtrbské Pleso and Osrblie in Slovakia hosted the first events of the 27th Winter Universiade, with gold medals being won in biathlon and cross country skiing, with Kazakhstan, Russia and the Ukraine enjoying success.
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