FISU Newsletter 162

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FISU Newsletter n° 162
January 29th, 2016
FISU President plays Bandy in Moscow to celebrate Students Day in Russia
    MOSCOW - FISU President Oleg Matytsin joined students in Moscow on 25 January to celebrate the national Students Day in Russia, and competed in a bandy match on the Red Square as part of the festivities. Matytsin was installed as FISU President in November 2015 following four years as...
2017 SU: From Planning Phase into Readiness Phase
  TAIPEI CITY - Stepping into the year of 2016, the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei is approaching, and the Organising Committee is turning from its planning phase into readiness phase. All the preparation works are being conducted in tight schedules, and an inspection visit by FISU,...
Taipei opens International Tender for 2017 SU Catering Management Consultancy Services
      TAIPEI CITY –The 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade Organizing Committee is seeking a consulting company that has relevant experience in providing catering services at international sports events so that the catering services will be of an optimal quality during the Universiade. On 26...
Taipei opens International Tender for Host Broadcaster
    TAIPEI CITY - The 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade is seeking world professional TV companies to conduct the broadcasting production of the games. The pre-bid meeting of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade HB RFP was held in Taipei Stadium on 5 January after the publication of the tender...
2017 WU: Venue Construction Right on Track
    ALMATY – The Almaty 2017 OC hosted a press tour allowing media representatives to get acquainted with the construction progress of three main venues for the 2017 Winter Universiade, i.e. the ‘Ice Arena’ with 3,000 seats, the ‘Ice Palace’ with 12,000 seats and the Athletes’ Village for...
Kazakhstan and Foreign Companies interested in Sponsorship of 2017 WU
    ALMATY - Despite reducing the budget for the Winter Universiade twice, from 32 to 17 billion tenge, the financing of the games will be completely provided. The 2017 WU Organising Committee had to economise on some details of preparation, but in general the preparation process goes at full...
Naples Candidate City for the 2019 Universiade?
    NAPLES - After a visit by the FISU Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond in October 2015 and the signing of a first MOU with Vincenzo de Luca, the President of the Campania Region, a second visit took place in Naples from 12 to 14 January 2016 in presence of the newly elected FISU President...
Naples Bid strongly supported by Italian University Community
    Oleg Matytsin & Gaetano ManfrediNAPLES - During the stay in Naples as part of the bid for the 2019 Universiade, FISU President Oleg Matytsin and FISU Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond met with several academic authorities and among them the rectors of the Universities of Naples and...
2021 WU Bidding Candidate Lucerne presents Bid Book
     LAUSANNE - On Friday 22 January, 2016, the Bidding Committee of the 2021 Winter Universiade which represents the governments of the cantons of Central Switzerland and the City of Lucerne and represented by Urs Hunkeler, officially handed over its bidding book to FISU Secretary...
Montpellier in Full Preparation of 13th FISU Forum
    MONTPELLIER - The Organising Committee of the 13th FISU Forum is currently in full preparation mode to welcome all delegations from 4 to 9 July, 2016 in Montpellier, in the south of France. On 14 January, an important meeting was held at the Rectory of Montpellier. During this meeting,...
FISU present at Kick-off Meeting -Balance in Sport-
    STRASBOURG - On 21 January, FISU took part in the kick of meeting of ‘Balance in Sport (BIS): tools to implement Gender Equality’. FISU was amongst the few international sports federations attending the meeting. The project will run throughout the year 2016. Ms Marja Ruotanen, Director of...
China-France University Sports Meeting held in Beijing, China
  BEIJING - The third meeting under China-France High Level People-to-people Exchange Mechanism will be held this June in France, which will be hosted by Chinese Vice-Premier Ms. LIU Yandong and France Foreign Minister Mr. Laurent Fabius. Invited by Federation of University Sports of China...
NUSF Secretary General awarded -Merited Coach of Mongolia- Title
    ULAANBAATAR - NUSF Secretary General Mongolia Dr. Jargalsaikhan D received the Order of Sports Service Merit, also known as ‘Merited Coach of Mongolia’, the country’s highest honour and recognition for a person in sports administration, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the...
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