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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Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade to be held in December 2021

The Executive Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) met virtually today and approved the proposal to hold the next winter edition of the FISU World University Games in December 2021. LAUSANNE, Switzerland – FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the virtual meeting of the Executive Committee, by thanking the FISU Family for continuing to drive university sport through the coronavirus pandemic, and with a word of good news. President Matytsin announced FISU’s joint decision with the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade Organising Committee to hold the event from 11 to 21…

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A wrap up on how IDUS was celebrated in Africa.

African Universities in conjunction with National University Sports Federations (NUSFs) and the continental federation FASU joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of University Sports as students engaged in different sports activities. Officially endorsed by UNESCO and the International University sports federation (FISU), the annual event aims at promoting the role universities play in promoting sports world wide. So every September 20, student athletes around the globe celebrate this day. Today we take a look at how different universities in Africa celebrated this colorful day on…

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EUSA General Assembly elects new board

European University Sports Association (EUSA), continental university sport body for Europe, held their electoral General Assembly this past weekend, held live in the Hungarian capital Budapest. The event started with the welcome speeches by EUSA President Mr Adam Roczek, on behalf of the host – MEFS Executive Committee member Mr Zoltan Rakaczki, FISU Acting President Mr Leonz Eder, as well as video addresses by the President of the European Olympic Committees Mr Spyros Capralos and Head of the Sport Unit of the European Commission Ms Floor van Houdt. The Assembly…

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Uganda officially launches preparations for the FASU Championships October 2021

With just days to the 2nd Kings of Africa University Rugby 7s and 2nd FASU Tennis championships, the Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS) has officially launched the preparations for the events today in Kampala. While addressing a press conference at the Imperial Royale hotel, Ms. Peninnah A. Kabenge, President AUUS, reaffirmed their readiness to host the competitions at Makerere University. “We’re aware of the current COVID 19 pandemic and therefore sought all relevant clearances to hold the event under strict observance of the set Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).” said Peninnah. About…

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Ekaterinburg will be the center of the International Day of University Sports in Russia

International University Sports Federation News The event was recognised by UNESCO in 2015 and is held under the aegis of FISU every year on 20 September. This international event is aimed at promoting university sports values – a healthy lifestyle, the drive to win, and the will to stay active. On this day, universities worldwide hold sporting, educational, and cultural events for their students and local communities. In Russia, the International Day of University Sport (IDUS) in 2021 will be special because Ekaterinburg, the host city of the 2023 FISU…

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10TH FEDERATION OF AFRICA UNIVERSITY SPORTS (FASU) GAMES COMING TO KENYA IN 2022

Kenyatta University News The 10th All Africa University Games set for June 2022 Over 4,000 University student athletes from all over Africa shall descend on the East Africa city of Nairobi, in Kenya for the 10th FASU Games Kenyatta University 2022. The Multi-Sports event, which was scheduled for 2020 and postponed due to the COVID19 has now been confirmed for 6th – 10th June at Kenyatta University. This was revealed in an official comique and invitation to all universities in Africa issued today under the joint signatures of Prof. Godfrey S. Mse the LOC…

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Carnegie Mellon Graduate Brian Khoury Appears in NFL Preseason Game for New England

Carnegie Mellon University 2017 graduate Brian Khoury became the first Tartan under the direction of 36-year head coach Rich Lackner to appear in a NFL game. On Thursday, August 12, Khoury made his NFL debut as a long snapper when the Patriots hosted the Washington Football Team.

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University of Delaware Blue Hens Fall to Northeastern, 72-62

University of Delaware Blue Hens NEWARK, Del. – Third quarter woes hindered the Blue Hens Sunday afternoon as Delaware fell to Northeastern, 72-62, at the Bob Carpenter Center. The two teams finished the first and second quarters with the same amount of points before the Huskies outscored the Hens, 21-12, in the third. NU added a one-point advantage in the fourth quarter en route to victory. Sophomore Jasmine Dickey posted double doubles in back-to-back games for Delaware and finished the contest with a team-best 17 points and 10 rebounds to…

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University of Ghana to Host Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games

University of Ghana News The University of Ghana will host the 2020 edition of Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) games, from 3rd January to 19th January 2020 About 2000 athletes from 11 different Universities will be participating during the 26th GUSA GAMES at the University of Ghana.

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