Krasnoyarsk will mark 500 days to go until the 2019 Winter Universiade with a number of festive events and celebrations across the city on Wednesday (October 18).
A deal has been signed between the Executive Directorate of Krasnoyarsk 2019 and Russia's Student Hockey League as organisers step up preparations for the next Winter Universiade.
A competition has been held to select special excursions and sightseeing programmes to take place during the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade.
Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov has claimed preparations for the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk are on track after chairing a meeting of the Supervisory Board overseeing the organisation of the event.
In a bid to create public support for the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, non-profit enterprises are being invited to get involved in creating suitable projects.
Maxim Urazov, director general of Krasnoyarsk 2019, hopes hosting the next Winter Universiade will open up the region to the entire world.
Russian Olympic champions Svetlana Khorkina and Adelina Sotnikova have been named athlete ambassadors of the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade.
The executive director of Krasnoyarsk 2019 has discussed his ambitions for the next Winter Universiade at the inaugural International University Sports Federation (FISU) Volunteer Leaders Academy in Kazan.
It would be "impossible" to move the 2019 Winter Universiade away from Krasnoyarsk, despite the damning revelations in the McLaren Report about systemic doping during the Kazan 2013 edition also held in Russia, a top official has claimed.
The build-up to the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk has officially got underway with the unveiling of the countdown clock for the event at a special ceremony in the Russian city.
September 14 - The four cities bidding to host the 2019 Summer and Winter Universiades handed over their final candidature dossiers to senior members of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) at its headquarters in Brussels today.