University Sport

Rubin Arena to cost up to $400 million, confirms constructor

By James Crook

russia-world-cup-2018-kazan-stadiumMarch 13 - Kazan's Rubin Arena, which will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the 2013 Universiade and matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is expected to cost up to 12.5 billion roubles ($406 million/£271 million/€310 million), the construction firm building the stadium confirmed.

Meet Nuribi, official mascot for Gwangju 2015

By James Crook

Nuribi Gwangju 2015February 25 - Nuribi, the official mascot of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, has been created to symbolise the core "EPIC" visions of the Games- Environmental, Peace, IT and Culture, it has been revealed.

Gwangju 2015 offer free language courses to volunteers

By James Crook

Gwangju at nightFebruary 13 - Uptake for free language courses offered by the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee (GUOC) at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology has been high as citizens prepare to welcome visitors from around the world for the 2015 Summer Universiade.