FISU Newsletter No. 168

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FISU Newsletter n° 168
May 31st, 2016
Official attribution of the Universiade 2019 to the city of Naples
NAPLES - On 5 March 2016, the FISU Executive Committee has accepted to host the Universiade 2019 in the city of Naples and in the Region of Campania under a number of conditions.   From 25 to 29 April 2016, an Evaluation Committee appointed by the FISU Executive Committee and chaired by FISU...
SU 2019: Naples Close to Conclusion!
SALERNO - On May 27th, the FISU Steering Committee with the FISU-President Oleg Matytsin, First Vice-President Leonz Eder, Vice-Presidents Liguo Yang, Marian Dymalski and Leopold Senghor, Treasurer Bayasgalan Danzandorj, First Assessor Verena Burk and Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond met in...
2016 WUC Team Competition Draws coming up
  LAUSANNE - The team competition draws for the World University Championships in Futsal, Handball and Rugby Sevens will take place later this week at the FISU HQ in Lausanne, Switzerland. 23rd WUC Handball The 23rd WUC Handball will take place in Málaga, Spain (27 June – 3 July) and will see...
2016 FISU WUC Futsal: Zika statement
  LAUSANNE - Statement from the FISU Medical Committee Chair, Dusan HAMAR, M.D.   Information for travellers visiting Zika affected countries including Brazil.   Based on available evidence, there are no general restrictions on travel to countries, areas and/or territories with Zika virus...
Goiania ready for Kick-off of 15th WUC Futsal
    GOIANIA - The 2016 FISU World University Futsal Championship is ready to go and the line-up of teams is already very strong. Top futsal countries such as Russia, Argentina, Portugal, Kazakhstan, Thailand and the hosts Brazil are ready to battle it out for the 15th men’s title of World...
2nd WUC American Football: Team Draw
    LAUSANNE - The FISU Headquarters in Lausanne staged the draw for the 2nd FISU World University American Football Championship that will be held in Monterrey, Mexico, from 1 to 11 June, 2016. This second edition will include only a male tournament featuring six teams. The host team and...
2017 WU: FISU CSU successfully completes Inspection Visit
    ALMATY - The FISU WU Supervision Committee (CSU) has concluded its inspection visit in Almaty, host city of the 2017 Winter Universiade. During the meeting the outcomes of the visit were summed up and the preparation of the Organising Committee was evaluated. The FISU Delegation was...
2017 SU: 1st CSU Inspection Visit Successful Concluded
  TAIPEI CITY - 14 May was the second day of the CSU Inspection Visit. On the morning, the FISU delegation conducted a thorough inspection to the Athletes’ Village, which included onsite visit to the sample apartments as well as a presentation on the Athletes’ Village construction progress....
The 1,000-day Countdown to the 2019 Winter Universiade Will Begin on 05 June
LAUSANNE - June the 5th will mark the beginning of the 1,000-day countdown to the start of the 29th Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019. Events dedicated to this occasion will be held throughout the city all day long. The Expo-Pavilion of the Universiade will open its doors on Tatyshev Island...
Meeting of the FISU Medical Committee
    BRATISLAVA - The members of the FISU Medical Committee (CMI) gathered from 12 to 15 May, 2016 in Bratislava (SVK) where they had a very fruitful meeting. The opening of the event was marked by the speech of Prof. Dusan Hamar, Chair of the Committee, in which he welcomed the FISU Medical...
FISU 1st Vice-President visits AUSF and FUSC HQ in Beijing
    BEIJING - Invited by the Asian University Sports Federation (AUSF) and the Federation of University Sports of China (FUSC), Leonz Eder, FISU 1st Vice-President and CDSU Chair paid an official visit to the headquarters of AUSF and FUSC in Beijing, China. On 10 May, a consultation meeting...
Oldest World University Sports and Olympic Champion passes away
  LAUSANNE – On 21 May, Sándor Tarics passed away at the age of 102 years. Sándor Tarics was born in Budapest (at that time part of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire) on 23 September, 1913 and was currently the oldest living World University Sports Gold medallist (4 gold medals), and the...
FISU Oceania General Assembly in Gold Coast
    GOLD COAST – On 17 May, FISU Oceania held its General Assembly in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Out of its 11 members, 10 countries were present. The event was held in conjunction with the 2016 Australian University Sport (AUS) National Conference and started with an Executive...
AUSF Executive Committee Meeting in Tajikistan
  DUSHANBE - On 7 May, the Executive Committee of the Asian University Sports Federation (AUSF) held its first meeting of 2016 in Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan. It was also the first time for the AUSF EC to have its board meeting in this mountainous country, and the second time in...
1st Asian University Boxing Championship a First for Tajikistan
    DUSHANBE - The 1st Asian University Boxing Championship in Dushanbe, Tajikistan was in full swing from 3 to 8 May, 2016. Teams from eight countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Thailand and Tajikistan were going to participate in this Championship,...
1st Asian University Boxing Championship successfully concluded
    DUSHANBE - on 7 May, the 1st Asian University Boxing Championship ended in Dushanbe. 68 Boxers representing 9 countries (Afghanistan, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Thailand, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan) in 10 categories for men and 3 categories for women, participated in...
Eastern Africa University Sports Federation holds Elective General Assembly
    KIGALI - The Eastern Africa University Sports Federation (EAUSF) held its Elective General Assembly on 20May, 2016 at the main auditorium of the University of Rwanda – College of Business in Kigali Rwanda. The meeting of one of Africa’s 5 Zonal University Sports Federations. Opening the...
32nd SELL Student Games successfully hosted in Tampere
    TAMPERE - The 32nd SELL Student Games were held in Finland, in the city of Tampere from 13to15 May 2016. SELL Games is a multi-sport student event open to all university and polytechnic students in the world. The games are hosted in alternate years by SELL countries (Suomi, Eesti, Latvija,...
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