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FISU releases official statement of MERS-CoV outbreak
Jun 15, 2015
“The MERS outbreak which has been quite limited will not have any effect on the games” As the opening of the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, is getting closer, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Medical Committee released an official ...

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Jeju Island lights up for Universiade torch relay
Jun 15, 2015
On June 4, the Gwangju Universiade torch relay began its 22 day journey in Jeju Island at Seongsan Ilchulbong. The torch relay started with exciting cultural events which include musical and traditional dance performances at the Seongsan Ilchulbong plaza. The Seogwipo City Vi...

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“U are Shining” opens Gwangju Summer Universiade
Jun 08, 2015
A presentation revealing the details of the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade was given on June 3 at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul. The two ceremonies will have an array of artists, each representing parts of Korea’s rich traditions throug...

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Gwangju Universiade torch starts local journey from Mud...
Jun 03, 2015
With only 30 days left until the opening of Gwangju Summer Universiade 2015, the local lighting of the torch took place at the Jangbuljae mountain pass at Mudeungsan National Park on June 2. This torch will join the flame lit at the Sorbonne University in Paris on May 18. Togeth...

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Russia takes trophy at Korea Cup Int'l Yacht Race
May 21, 2015
The eighth Korea Cup International Yacht Race ended its five-day run on May 19. A total of 262 sailors from 18 countries boarded 34 yachts to race in the competition, fighting strong winds and waves. Sailboats race through wind and wave during the eighth Korea Cup ...

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Gwanju Universiade torch lit in Paris
May 20, 2015
The torch for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade has been lit in Paris. A ceremony for the Gwangju Universiade torch lighting was held on May 18 at Sorbonne University, where the World University Games originated. The flame will illuminate the Gwangju Universiade main st...

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Countdown begins for PyeongChang Winter Olympics
May 18, 2015
There are just 1,000 days remaining until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics. The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (POCOG) held the 1,000-day countdown ceremony, "Happy PyeongChang, Promise for 1,000 Days," at the Olympic Park Peace Plaza in southeastern ...

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'Sports for All' festival brings athletes, fans togethe...
May 18, 2015
The 2015 Korea Sports for All Festival opens on May 15 at Icheon Stadium, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). The 2015 Korea Sports for All Festival, an annual jamboree for casual athletes and amateur sports, took place from May 14 to 17 in Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). ...

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Gwangju Universiade to offer world culture festival
May 13, 2015
Various cultural events are scheduled to coincide with the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, a sporting event for the world's university students. As part of the organizing committee's efforts to show off Gwangju's arts scene, there are many festivals scheduled for the cit...

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Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games open
May 11, 2015
The Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games open at the Jamsil Arena in Seoul on May 10. Athletes from around the world who have excellent physical abilities, despite having some visual impairments, have gathered in Seoul. They will show off their skills over the next eight days during ...