FISU Newsletter No. 182

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FISU Newsletter n° 182 March 30th, 2017
 
FISU inspects Progress of 2017 Taipei SU Preparations
    TAIPEI CITY - With just 150 days to go before the opening of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, FISU officials came to Chinese Taipei to inspect 20 aspects of progress in preparatory work from 20 to 25 March. The inspection included all the major venues, delegation service details,...
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FISU President meets with International Powerlifting Leader
  MOSCOW - On 21 March FISU President Oleg Matytsin met with Gaston Parage. President of the International Powerlifting Federation. Mr Parage visited Moscow on his way to the city of Yekaterinburg, which will host the Congress Meeting of the Russian Powerlifting Federation. As last year IPF...
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FISU President joins FASU Leaders in Kigali, Rwanda for FASU General Assembly
    KIGALI - On 18 March 2017 African University Sports Federation (FASU) has started its General Assembly in Kigali, the capitol of Rwanda, as FASU is celebrating its 45th Anniversary this year. The meeting, which takes place one day before FISU-FASU Strategic Dialogue, was attended by...
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FISU-FASU Strategic Dialogue in Kigali is set to boost University Sports in Africa
    KIGALI - On 19 March FISU President Oleg Matytsin led a substantial delegation from FISU to meet with university sports leaders of 23 African nations. The meeting, branded as FISU-FASU Strategic Dialogue, was aimed at discussing the current state and the future of university sports on the...
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FISU World Conference Inspection Visit
  TAIPEI CITY – The 2017 FISU World Conference will take place from 27 to 30 August 2017 at the University of Taipei. On 24 March, Dr. Cheng-Hsiu Lai, Dean of the College of Kinesiology and Secretary-General of the Conference Organising Committee, welcomed Kolë Gjeloshaj, Director Educational...
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Lake Placid prepares Bid for 2023 WU
  LAUSANNE – The bidding project of Lake Placid for the organisation of the 2023 Winter Universiade is taking shape. A delegation from the city of Lake Placid met with the FISU Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond, Winter Universiade Director Milan Augustin and WU Executive Assistant Jiho Kim...
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Ten Years on, China is preparing again for Bridge
    XUZHOU – The popular mind sport of Bridge started its path in FISU in 2002, with the first World University Championship being held in Bruges (BEL). Since then, the sport has had uninterrupted events in Istanbul (TUR), Tianjin City (CHN), Lodz (POL), Kaohsiung (TPE), Reims (FRA) and...
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FISU Partner Taishan presents the iDong Test Machine to the Media
  LAUSANNE - On 22 March, a press conference was called by FISU at the occasion of the opening of the iDong test machine offered by Taishan to FISU and installed at the CSS (Center for Sports and Health of the University and Polytechnic School of Lausanne). The press conference was attended...
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EYF: FISU Committee Members help draft Recommendations to the European Commission
    MALTA - The final day of the European Youth Forum brought together the 120 delegates who attended the conference, representatives from across sporting organisations in Malta, diplomats, members of the Maltese Parliament and significantly the President of Malta; Marie Louise Coleiro Preca...
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3rd Board Meeting of AUSF Education & Development Center
  BEIJING – The 3rd Board Meeting of the AUSF Education & Development Center (AUSF EDC) was convened on 22 March 2017 at the Capital University of Physical Education and Sports (CUPES) in Beijing, China. The board meeting has been scheduled once year since 2014 when the AUSF EDC was...
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85th General Assembly of the Swiss University Sports Federation
   BERN - Main topics at the 85th General Assembly of the Swiss University Sports Federation (SUSF) in Bern at the Headquarters of Swiss Olympic Association were the Awards for the best Swiss Student Athletes in 2016, a review of several international competitions in Switzerland and from EUSA...
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Lebanon selects Athletes for 2017 SU
    LEBANON - On Saturday March 18, 2017, the Lebanese American University, home of university sports in Lebanon, hosted the Lebanese Federation of University Sport’s (NUSF) 2017 National Inter-Universities men’s and women’s table tennis championships which have been also designated as the...
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Beach Games Arena is ready to host Largest University Beach Games in Maceió, Brazil
    MACEIO - Set on the sands of Pajuçara beach in Maceió, Brazil, the II International University Beach Games arena was designed to offer the best structure to athletes and the general public. The space consists of two blocks and has the capacity to receive three thousand people.   Beach...
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African Team in a Student Internship in Brazil joins 2nd International University Beach Games
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1st International University Beach Volleyball Camp was hosted in Maceió, Brazil
    MACEIO - Brazilian and Polish teams realized a sports practices exchange in the host city of the II International University Beach Games The city of Maceió, which will host the 2nd International University Beach Games, received this week the 1st International University Beach Volleyball...
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