FISU talks Healthy Campus at European Commission initiative

As the European Commission recently celebrated the European Week for Regions & Cities from 11-14 October, FISU joined speakers from UEFA, European Parliament and officials from Finland and the Netherlands discussing the topic of “Healthy recovery through active development in our regions,” with an emphasis on creating a global, post-pandemic recovery strategy. Representing FISU at the event as a panel speaker was Director of Healthy Campus and Universities Relations, Fernando Parente, who spoke from the perspective of university sport with an emphasis on how students and campus communities stayed resilient during the COVID-19…

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Championship events key to building strong university sport foundation in Libya

Culled from FISU Website/University Sports News The Libyan Students Sports Federation, in its mandate to develop university sports in the country, has turned its attention to creating and maintaining championships of individual sports to increase student participation and general involvement in sporting activities across its university campuses. The latest in a trend of university championship in the country is the 3X3 basketball tournament organised in commemoration of the International Day of University Sports and a qualification tournament to the African 3×3 basketball championship scheduled in November 2021, hosted in Nairobi,…

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University Sport News: Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala on his memorable 2021 athletics season

 From International University Sports Federation /FISU Athletes Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala’s life and athletics career will never be the same as the 25 year-old soared into another level of sprinting, running personal best times and breaking his own national records and continental records while making a name for himself in the nation’s athletics circuit. The athlete from the University of Nairobi has been impressive in his rise, earning himself a reputation of discipline, strength and self confidence. In a year that has seen the Bungoma born athlete become one of…

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