Alexander Chernov, director general of the Yekaterinburg Bid Committee, praised the Russian city’s strengths after it was confirmed as host for the 2023 Summer Universiade at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee meeting here yesterday.
The identity of the final Torchbearer for Naples 2019 is a closely-guarded secret but organisers have promised a spectacular "contemporary emotions" ceremony which will incorporate traditions which date back to the first University Games in 1959.
By Nancy Gillen and Patrick O'Kane in Naples
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.
The Media Centre where the journalists of the world are covering this Universiade has been named in honour of the man who came up with the name of the Games.
As the 2019 Summer Universiade prepares for a grand unveiling here tomorrow, the first murmurings of the 2025 edition suggest the Games could be heading to either Germany or Hungary.
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.
Student-athletes in America should have an easier journey to success after the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Collegiate Advisory Council (CAC) introduced legislative plans to provide more structure.
Summer Universiade 2019 organisers will recreate the Bay of Naples in the Stadio San Paolo tomorrow when the Opening Ceremony is set to feature mermaids, rap music, light shows, fireworks and even a performance from Andrea Bocelli.
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.
A team of 275 Russian athletes has arrived in Naples for the 2019 Summer Universiade, due to begin here on Wednesday (July 3).
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.
Chengdu has launched its global marketing campaign for the 2021 Summer Universiade, including announcing its first sponsor, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
The Athletes' Village for the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer Universiade has been officially opened just days before competition gets under way in Naples.