Italy earned their first gold medal of the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade when fencer Erica Cipressa won the women's foil final.
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Asian Fencing Championships winner Oh Sang-uk of South Korea earned a Naples 2019 Summer Universiade gold medal after triumphing in the men's sabre final.
A sustainable Universiade cauldron was lit by SSC Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne to begin Naples 2019 during the Opening Ceremony here.
Italian gymnast Carlotto Ferlito – once accused of making a racist comment towards the United States' Simone Biles – was one of the final Torchbearers during the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade Opening Ceremony here.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and Chinese casual sport apparel company Qiaodan Sports have extended their long-term partnership agreement until 2023.
The preliminary round of the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples has begun as South Korea defeated Uruguay 2-1 in the first match of the men's football competition.
Organising Committees from the 2021 Winter and Summer Universiades in Lucerne and Chengdu respectively presented their progress reports to the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee here today.
Naples is ready to welcome the Summer Universiade back to Italy as the multi-sport competition begins tomorrow in the same country it was first held in 60 years ago.
Around 250,000 tickets for the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima have gone on sale to the public with just under two months to go until the event is due to begin in the Peruvian capital.
Russian city Yekaterinburg has been awarded the 2023 Summer Universiade after the delegation presented a detailed bid to the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee here.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Belarus after the country successfully hosted the second edition of the European Games here.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) secretary general and chief executive Eric Saintrond has predicted that the Summer Universiade will be "excellent", with two days to go until Naples 2019 is due to begin.
The 2nd European Games have officially come to an end as the Flame of Peace was put out at the Closing Ceremony here tonight.
Belarusian favourite Dzmitry Asanau earned gold in the men's 60 kilograms lightweight as the first of the 2019 European Games boxing medals were awarded here.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to attend tomorrow's Closing Ceremony for the European Games here.