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University sports - 17 Apr 2012 - Events
Japan was the outstanding performer at the 18th World University Cross Country Championships by winning both male and female team titles. This was in addition to the silver and bronze medals won in the individual male competition.
University sports - 07 Mar 2012 - Events
Since several months the Organizing Committee of the 2013 Winter Universiade in Maribor has been facing difficulties.
University sports - 24 Jan 2012 - Events
BRUSSELS – From, January 12th to 15th, the FISU 2012 WUC-year kicked off with the 3rd edition of the FISU World University Water Skiing Championship in Santiago de Chile in Chile. This was a first for FENAUDE, the Chilean member of FISU.
University sports - 09 Jan 2012 - Events
BRUSSELS – FISU, the International University Sports Federation, governing body of international university sport, will stage no less than 28 World University Championships this year.
University sports - 30 Nov 2011 - Events
BRUSSELS – Today, November 29th, the FISU Executive Committee attributed the Universiades for 2017. The event was staged at the Hotel Dolce La Hulpe in the outskirts of Brussels, Belgium.
University sports - 03 Oct 2011 - Events
BRUSSELS – Today, September 30, the candidate cities that are bidding to host the 2017 Universiades presented their bid books to FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien at the FISU Office ‘Château de la Solitude’ in Brussels, Belgium.
University sports - 24 Aug 2011 - Events
SHENZHEN – Today, August 23rd, the Closing Ceremony of the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China was held at the theme park ‘Window of the World’, breaking with the tradition of staging the ceremony in an grand sport stadium.
University sports - 12 Aug 2011 - Events
SHENZHEN – At a Press Conference today, August 11th, the newly elected FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien addressed the media at the splendid MMC built for the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China.
University sports - 10 Aug 2011 - Federations & NOCs
SHENZHEN - Today, August 9th, the FISU Member Associations elected a new Executive Committee at the 32nd FISU General Assembly prior to the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China. The new board will be chaired by the French Claude-Louis Gallien, former 1st Vice-President of the federation. The former French University Hammer Throwing Champion won the election against incumbent George Killian (USA) with 76 votes to 67.
University sports - 08 Aug 2011 - Events
SHENZHEN – For the first time in Universiade history, FISU, the governing body of international university sport, will have live streaming on its TV website
University sports - 13 Jun 2011 - Federations & NOCs
On June 16-19 Kazan hosts the International Conference on University Sports Movement «Sport. Education. Culture». The event will see attendance of FISU EC members and officials.
University sports - 20 May 2011 - Events
The OC of the 2011 Summer Universiade will put 2,011 new-energy vehicles on the road during the Universiade in August, said Wu Delin, vice head of the city’s development and reform commission, at the launch ceremony of a campaign to encourage low-carbon commuting.
University sports - 19 May 2011 - Events
BRUSSELS – Today, May 18th, the delegates of the five bidding cities for the 2017 Universiades (2 for Winter and 3 for Summer) visited the FISU Headquarters in Brussels for a workshop.
University sports - 05 May 2011 - Events
BRUSSELS – Five candidate cities have come forward to host the 2017 Universiades, i.e. two for the Winter Universiade and three for the Summer Universiade.
University sports - 16 Mar 2011 - Federations & NOCs
Malaria is hurting the living standards of many Africans. Malaria vaccine has not yet become a reality; therefore, prevention of it is the way to go. It is a disease of poverty and is responsible for the widespread poverty across the Uganda.
University sports - 28 Feb 2011 - Events
LONDON - British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), the British FISU Member Association, and The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOGOC) have been working together over the last twelve months to establish the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships as a test event for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
University sports - 27 Jan 2011 - Federations & NOCs
FISU is rising to the challenges of the digital world with the launch of a Community Social Network platform designed to bring sport and academia even closer together. will allow university athletes and students worldwide to celebrate, share and communicate in the true spirit of friendship and sportsmanship as never before.
University sports - 27 Jan 2011 - Federations & NOCs
ERZURUM – Today, January 26th, one day prior to the opening of the 25th Winter Universiade in Erzurum, Turkey, FISU President George E. Killian addressed the media at the traditional FISU Pre-Universiade press conference. The press meeting was scheduled in the Palan Otel, the Hotel for the FISU Family where the temporary FISU Secretariat is located.
University sports - 21 Jan 2011 - Events
ERZURUM – Today, January 21st, the Athletes’ Village of the 25th FISU Winter Universiade in Erzurum, Turkey, was officially opened.
University sports - 25 Nov 2010 - Events
At the recent FISU Executive Committee meeting, which was held in Brussels from November 18th to 20th, the FISU Board members attributed six more World University Championships bringing the total for 2012 to 24.
University sports - 25 Nov 2010 - Events
With the end of 2010 in sight, FISU closed its World University Championship year with the 9th World University Equestrian Championship in Sangju, Korea. With this last FISU WUC another successful championship year came to an end. FISU hosts the WUCs in the even-numbered years which alternate with the Universiade years.
University sports - 01 Sep 2010 - Events
Today, September 1st, 2010, FISU officially opens the bidding for the 2017 Winter and Summer Universiades.
University sports - 12 Jul 2010 - Events
MELBOURNE - The 2010 World University Squash Championships kicked off with the official Opening Ceremony on Saturday evening at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
University sports - 08 Jul 2010 - Events
VIGO – From June 21st to 26th, the Spanish University City of Vigo hosted the 10th edition of the FISU Forum, the Academic pillar of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
University sports - 22 Jun 2010 - Events
VIGO - Today, June 21st, Mr. Yoon-Suk Kim, Vice-Chair and Secretary-General of the Organizing Committee of the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Korea (GUOC), delivered the Masterplan for the 2015 SU to FISU President Killian. As the future host of the Summer Universiade is present with a delegation at the FISU Forum in Vigo, it was a perfect occasion to hand over the Masterplan to Mr. Killian.
University sports - 22 Jun 2010 - Events
Today, June 21st, delegates of the Organizing Committee of the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Korea (GUOC) and FISU signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
University sports - 08 May 2009 - Bidding
From May 1st to May 3rd, the FISU Evaluation Committee for the 2015 Summer Universiade visited Edmonton, the Canadian Bidding City for the 2015 Games.
University sports - 22 Oct 2008 - Events
The current financial crisis that has affected the world’s leading financial institutions in the past few weeks has now reached the level of University Sport.
University sports - 28 Apr 2008 - Bidding
The Evaluation Commission of FISU (Federation International Sports Universitaires) has started in Vigo (Spain) the visit to evaluate the cities that aspire to organize the Games of the XXVII Universiade in 2013.
University sports - 18 Mar 2008
FISU has closed the bidding period for the 2013 Universiades.
University sports - 12 Mar 2008
On March 10th, a delegation from Kazan, headed by the Prime Minister of the Tatarstan Republic of the Russias Federation, visited the FISU Headquarters in Brussels to officially present the bid book of the city of Kazan to host the 2013 Summer Universiade.
University sports - 12 Mar 2008
On March 10th, a contract was signed between FISU and Russian TV channel ‘SPORT’.
University sports - 07 Mar 2008
From February 23rd to 26th, the Supervision Commission (CSU) and the International Technical Commission (CTI) of FISU, the International University Sports Federation, paid an inspection visit to Harbin, Yabuli and Maoer Mountain in order to cooperate with the Winter Universiade Harbin Organizing Committee (WUHOC) for the preparation of this very important multisport event to be held in Heilongjian Province, China from February 18th to 28th, 2009.
University sports - 19 Feb 2008
Gwangju, located in the center of Korea’s southwest region has officially become a bidding city for the 2013 Summer Universiade as officials of the local bidding committee, headed by Mr Park Kwang-Tae, the mayor of Gwangju, travelled to the FISU Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium to present their bidding dossier to Mr Eric Saintrond, the FISU Secretary-General.
University sports - 22 Jan 2008
On January 18th, The United States Sports Academy honoured FISU President George E. Killian with its Eagle Award.
University sports - 20 Dec 2007
As a continued demonstration of its commitment to provide a showcase for collegiate athletics, Fox College Sports will offer an exclusive presentation of the 2007 Summer World University Games.
University sports - 20 Aug 2007
A magnificent ceremony graciously closed the 24th Summer Universiade following a pre-closing music performance by local Thai artists.
University sports - 17 Aug 2007
So far, five medals have been won at the Universiade by athletes of countries that benefit from the FISU/UBOC Financial Aid Programme.
University sports - 16 May 2007
At its meeting in Brussels, from May 13th to 14th, the FISU Executive Committee has attributed four more World University Championships.
University sports - 10 May 2007
A picture says more than a thousand words. A moving image says… well even a lot more.
University sports - 10 Apr 2007
From April 5th to 7th, the Heads of Delegation Meeting for the 2007 Bangkok Universiade took place in the host city.
University sports - 07 Feb 2007
FISU is proud to announce that the International Committee for Fair Play has decided to present a Fair Play Award to an athlete/team participating in the 23rd Winter Universiade in Torino, Italy.
University sports - 17 Jan 2007
At its meeting in Torino, prior to the 2007 Winter Universiade, the FISU Executive Committee attributed the 2011 Universiades.
University sports - 17 Jan 2007
At its meeting in Torino, prior to the 2007 Winter Universiade, the FISU Executive Committee attributed 18 World University Championships.
University sports - 26 Oct 2006
It was an extreme honour and privilege for FISU President George E. Killian (USA) to be invited by the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, in his Presidential Office at the Kremlin on October 23rd.
University sports - 14 Sep 2006
FISU made the Team Draw to pool the participating teams at the 2007 Winter Universiade in Torino, Italy next January.
University sports - 04 Sep 2006
The 2nd World University Rugby 7 Championship was held in Rome, Italy from August 3rd to 6th. The titles holders of the first edition in Beijing in 2004 – France in the men’s competition and Canada in the women’s – proved to be worthy champions as they managed to extend their title once more, winning the gold in Rome.
University sports - 28 Jul 2006
This year’s edition of the World University Handball Championship had all the ingredients to be a hit.
University sports - 29 Jun 2006
Today, June 29th, Universiade Belgrade 2009 d.o.o. Company and Siemens d.o.o. Belgrade Company, have ceremonially signed the Contract on strategic partnership for the preparation and organization of the Summer Universiade to be held in Belgrade from July 15th to 26th, 2009.
University sports - 26 Jun 2006
7th World University Equestrian Championship
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