Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov has joined in celebrations to mark 500 days to go until the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk.
The Brazilian University Sports Confederation (CBDU) has presented its first group of volunteers who will assist at their major events.
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 university in Australian city Melbourne has joined forces with the local council to promote sport around the community.
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.
Taipei 2017 wushu silver medallist Jomar Balangui has been congratulated for his achievement at the recent Summer Universiade by boxing legend Manny Pacquiao during a visit to the Filipino Senator's office in Manila.
International University Sport Federation (FISU) officials have visited Naples and Rome to discuss plans for the 2019 Summer 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.
Goiás, which hosted the last World University Futsal Championship, is gearing up for the Brazilian University Games (JUBs) which will involve more than 5,000 athletes between October 18 and 29.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the University of St Gallen in Switzerland for a public panel discussion with Matthias Hüppi, the moderator and commentator at Swiss television channel SRF.
Swedish city Kalmar was visited by a party from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to inspect progress before next year's World University Triathlon Championship.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) officials have visited Goiânia in Brazil to assess preparations for the 2018 World University Wrestling Championships.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) vice-president Marian Dymalski has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Lviv State University of Physical Education.
International University Sport Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin believes the organisation's hosting platform will allow them to better engage with cities.