Naples 2019 have stepped up their recruitment process for key roles for the Summer Universiade, with the application deadlines for 12 positions set to close.
Italian Sports Minister Luca Lotti has admitted there are delays in preparations for the 2019 Summer Universiade but is confident progress has started to be made.
International University Sport Federation (FISU) officials have visited Naples and Rome to discuss plans for the 2019 Summer Universiade.
Sailing, shooting and rugby sevens competition will feature at the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade, organisers confirmed here today.
Naples has been announced as hosts of the 2019 Summer Universiade following a vote by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
Naples has been formally declared as a candidate in the reopened bidding process for the 2019 Summer Universiade by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
Bidding for the 2019 Summer Universiade has reopened following Brasilia's withdrawal from hosting the event, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) has announced.
The 2019 Summer Universiade will not take place in Brasilia as planned according to a leading official within the city's Federal District Government.
By Duncan Mackay at Dolce La Hulpe Brussels Hotel
November 9 - Brasilia and Krasnoyarsk in Russia were officially awarded the 2019 Summer and Winter Universiades here tonight after both were left as the only bidders for their events.
November 8 - Budapest today officially withdrew its bid to stage the 2019 Summer Universiade, leaving Brasilia as the only candidate when a host city is chosen here tomorrow.
October 30 - Baku has withdrawn its bid to host the 2019 Summer Universiade, leaving the contest next week between Brasilia and Budapest.
October 17 - Delegates from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) travelled to Brasilia to begin an inspection of the city's its bid to host the 2019 Summer Universiade.