FISU Newsletter No. 165

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FISU Newsletter n° 165
April 1st, 2016
President's Message on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
    Dear colleagues, Dear friends,   As many of you know, this coming 6 April is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and I am encouraging all 170 Member Associations of FISU to mark the day with a celebration or initiative of some sort. IOC President Thomas Bach –...
Almaty 2017: the built infrastructure for the Winter Universiade will be accessible for city dwellers
  ALMATY : Today, the Mayor of Almaty visited the building sites of Ice Arena with a 3 000 seating capacity, Ice Palace with 12 000 seating capacity and Athletes’ Village for 5 000 people. The city Mayor was informed of the preparation level of the venues and with a spectrum of possibilities of...
FISU present at 12th WADA Symposium
  LAUSANNE - The annual WADA Symposium held in Lausanne from 14 to 16 March 2016 was attended by two representatives from the FISU Medical Committee, Dr. Dusan Hamar, Committee Chair, and Dr. Thomas Crisp, Anti-Doping Coordinator. The symposium mainly dealt with the implementation of the recent...
7th WUC Cycling - Germany and Poland dominate the Final Podiums
  TAGAYTAY - Sunday, 20 March, 2016 was the ultimate day of competition of this 2016 edition of the FISU World University Cycling Championship in Tagaytay (PHI). Last competition race of this championship was the mountain bike cross-country Olympic distance (XCO) on the beautiful course set...
7th WUC Cycling - 3 Continents on the First Podium
  TAGAYTAY - The first day of competition of the 7th World University Cycling Championship saw the first medals be distributed for the women’s and men’s criteria. On a very selective course set in the Canyon Woods Resort in Tagaytay, Philippines, the German and Polish delegations showed their...
7th WUC Cycling - Road Race: Confirmations & Surprises
    TAGAYTAY - This Friday, 18 March, the Road Race was on the programme of this 7th World University Cycling Championship in Tagaytay, Philippines. Although yesterday’s criterions already foreshadowed the domination of certain nations, including Germany and Poland, today’s races nevertheless...
Annual Meeting of AUSF Education and Development Centre
    BEIJING - AUSF Education and Development Centre (the Centre) hosted its annual meeting on 18 March 2016 in Capital University of Physical Education and Sports (CUPES) in China. Mr. ZHANG Xinsheng, AUSF President, Mr. CHEN Kunning, AUSF Vice-President and Chair of the Education Committee,...
New Executive Director for the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ).
NEW ZEALAND - Sarah Anderson has been appointed as the Executive Director of University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ).    Having spent over 10 years with Sport NZ and in various roles including across Coaching, Relationship Management and the Youth teams, Anderson is looking forward...
2016 CIS Ice Hockey Finals: UM Carabins (W) & UNB Varsity Reds (M) win Gold
  Women’s Ice Hockey Championship: Carabins win gold in blowout victory UM Carbanis win the women's gold (Photo: David Moll) CALGARY – The University of Montreal Carabins dominated the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in an 8-0 victory to win the 2016 CIS National Championships...
2016 CIS Basketball Finals: UoS Huskies (W) & Carleton Ravens (M) take Gold
  Huskies beat Rams to Gold Les Huskies gagnent l'or féminin FREDERICTON –The University of Saskatchewan Huskies are the 2016 ArcelorMittal-Dofasco CIS Women’s Basketball Champions. The Huskies take home the gold medal and the Bronze Baby trophy, which is emblematic of national university...
BUCS celebrates 50 Finals in former SU Host City
    SHEFFIELD – On 16 March, the 2015/16 BUCS season came to an enthralling conclusion for 14 sports as the UK’s top sporting universities ensured a memorable BUCS Big Wednesday in Sheffield. Some finals took place in the legacy venues of the 1991 Summer Universiade. There were a slew of...
General Assembly of the Swiss University Sport Federation
    ITTIGEN - SUSF President Andreas Csonka welcomed the delegates of the Swiss University Sport Organizations, guests from different Swiss Sport Federations and many other guests to the ordinary General Assembly in the House of the Swiss Olympic Association in Ittigen near Berne. Besides the...
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