The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has asked North Korea to reconsider its position on competing in July's World Championships, with athletes from the country yet to register for the event in the South Korean city of Gwangju.
Convicted drugs cheat Park Tae-hwan has been named an honorary ambassador of the 2019 International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in Gwangju.
The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Torch has arrived in the South Jeolla Province as the countdown to the start of the event gets ever closer.
North Korea have opted to boycott next month’s Summer Universiade in the South Korean city of Gwangju in protest against the opening of a United Nations (UN) office in Seoul monitoring the human rights record of its capital Pyongyang.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) have played down the potential risk of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) outbreak in South Korea, ahead of next month’s Summer Universiade in the city of Gwangju.
Gwangju 2015 has taken Seoul Tent Corporation on board as an official partner to provide temporary construction for this year’s Universiade.