FISU Newsletter No. 166

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FISU Newsletter n° 166
April 25th, 2016
President Matytsin attends Stone Laying Ceremony at site of FISU's new headquarters
    LAUSANNE - FISU President Oleg Matytsin today participated in a Stone Laying Ceremony at the site of the Synathlon building in Lausanne, which will become the home of FISU’s headquarters from January 2018. The Synathlon building will unite four separate and complimentary organisations:...
FISU signs MMC Norilsk Nickel as latest partner at SportAccord Convention
    LAUSANNE - The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has signed Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC Norilsk Nickel) as its latest partner, during the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne. The partnership will see MMC Norilsk Nickel support FISU’s activities and...
FISU and RIOU sign Memorandum of Cooperation at SportAccord Convention
     LAUSANNE - The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) at SportAccord Convention in the spirit of pursuing their joint aims of promoting the importance of education in the...
FISU and the International Triathlon Union sign collaboration convention at the SportAccord Convention
    LAUSANNE - ITU President Marisol Casado signed an agreement with FISU President Oleg Matytsin at the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne, which officialises the extensive cooperation between the two organisations. The agreement features some key points based on the critical aspects of: -...
World Rugby and FISU sign agreement to foster sport and education
    LAUSANNE - World Rugby has reaffirmed its commitment to furthering sport through education by announcing an exciting collaboration with the International University Sports Federation (FISU). World Rugby President Bernard Lapasset signed the agreement with FISU President Oleg Matytsin at...
Gabuzyan (M) & Ni Shiqun (W) top 14th WUC Chess
    ABU DHABI - GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan of Armenia and WGM Ni Shiqun of China won the men’s and women’s gold medals, respectively, at the FISU World University Chess Championship held at the Khalidiya Palace Raihaan by Rotana in Abu Dhabi. In the final round, Gabuzyan turned back the English...
Mayor of Almaty holds Working Meeting on Preparation of 2017 WU
ALMATY - Bauyrzhan Baibek noted that the Winter Universiade is a current driver for the development of the city’s economics. In the current difficult economic climate, the construction of sports venues creates jobs for the citizens. Around 50,000 people are involved in the preparation of the big...
2017 WU OC signed Memorandum of Cooperation with -Cluster Montagne-
  ALMATY - During a working trip to France, the Delegation of Almaty visited sports venues of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region, the ‘Mountain Planet’ exhibition in Grenoble and held several meetings with various French companies and signed a memorandum of cooperation with ‘Cluster Montagne’...
Taipei marks 500 Day Countdown for 2017 Summer Universiade
    TAIPEI CITY – We have officially passed the mark of 500 days before the start of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade. The Chief Executive Officer of the Universiade, Li-Chiung Su, said, “via hosting this international event, the hardware and software facility of Taipei's sport venues will...
FISU Seminar in Krasnoyarsk kicks off
    KRASNOYARSK – The FISU Seminar has started in Krasnoyarsk. Its task is to gather all parties concerned and coordinate the work. Milan Augustin, FISU WU Director, emphasized in his welcoming speech that the FISU team does not pursue the goal of teaching, but rather sharing its knowledge and...
2019 WU to Provide an Opportunity for Krasnoyarsk to Become as Recognizable as the Popular European Resorts
    KRASNOYARSK – The FISU educational seminar mastered by Lilia Barieva, Knowledge Management Manager of FISU, came to an end in Krasnoyarsk. For four days FISU colleagues shared their experience in staging of the Universiades with the organisers of the 2019 Winter Universiade, whilst...
2nd Asian University Futsal Championship Kicked off in Almaty
    ALMATY – The 2nd Asian University Futsal Championship kicked off in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The championship attracted 8 teams from 7 countries, namely China, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, and 2 teams from the host Kazakhstan. The total number of the...
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