International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has today praised preparations for the 2017 Winter Universiade here, claiming "we never came as supervisors" for the Organising Committee.
By Daniel Etchells and Max Winters at the Halyk Arena in Almaty
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee started a two-day meeting before the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Winter Universiade here.
The 28th edition of the Winter Universiade is due to begin here tomorrow with approximately 2,000 athletes from around 58 countries competing for medals.
The pairs figure skating competition has been withdrawn from the schedule of the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty following a low number of entrants.
This year's Summer Universiade in Taiwan's capital Taipei has formed an official partnership with China Airlines and EVA Air.
Evidence of state-sponsored doping uncovered in the McLaren report is being examined by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) initially declined to provide the organisation with the information following the publication of the first part of the document in July.
The Organising Committee of the 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei has announced that a logistics task force has been set up to aid the transport during the event.
The construction of venues for the 2017 Summer Universiade is on schedule after it has been announced that just under a quarter of the locations have already been completed.
Clothing manufacturer Fushan Textile have signed on as premium official sponsors of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade.
Confectionery manufacturer Rakhat JSC and information security software developer Dr Web have been confirmed as sponsors of the Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed here between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in order to "formalise an era of closer collaboration".
Almaty's Mayor Bauyrzhan Baibek has purchased the first ticket for the 2017 Winter Universiade after they officially went on sale this week.
Taiwan vice-president Chen Chien-jen has promised the country's Government is determined to stage the most successful Summer Universiade in Taipei next year during a meeting with International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin and the organisation’s Executive Committee.
FISU delegation visits Chinese Taipei to inspect preparations for Summer Universiade as typhoons hit region
A delegation from the International University Sports Federation’s (FISU) International Technical Committee (ITC) has embarked on a visit to Chinese Taipei to inspect preparations for next year’s Summer Universiade.