Hablamos con el presidente de la ODUCC, Gerardo Corrales, sobre el crecimiento y la participación de su país, Costa Rica, en los distintos torneos continentales y mundiales, y acerca de los diferentes torneos que se llevarán a cabo en el 2019, tanto dentro, como fuera del país.   El deporte universitario en Costa Rica  …

With 1200 athletes participating from 11 public and private universities, on 28th of March were inaugurated the XXVII Costa Rican University Games (Juncos 2019), will be carrying out in the Technological Institute of Cartago. The competition will last until 6th of April in the following sports: chest, athletics, basketball, indoor football, football, karate, swimming, taekwondo,…

  As every September 20, another celebration of the International Day of University Sports begins, an initiative of FISU proclaimed by UNESCO. And as every year, FISU America and its countries will join the world slogan “Let’s IDUS”, with competitive, recreational and media activities throughout the continent. The Brazilian Confederation of University Sports (CBDU) centralizes…

    With Canada in women, Argentina in men and Costa Rica in the roster of referees, representatives of the American continent were present in the World University Cup of Futsal developed from 19 to 26 August in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The two teams held a good tournament and won their ticket to be present at…

Javier Valverde, from Costa Rica, already resumed his studies after a great experience in the University World Cycling, developed from July 31 to August 4 in Braga, Portugal. Back in the University of Costa Rica, he commented: “The experience was incredible, the facilities were the best, as well as the attention and organization by FISU….

At the FISU America Executive Committee meeting before the beginning of the first edition of FISU America Games in Sao Paulo, all participating countries valued the importance of this event, in which more than a thousand student athletes will compete. First, the hosts Alim Maluf Neto (photo), president of FISU America, and Luciano Cabral, vice…

With 17 participating teams from 9 countries at Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, Pan American tournament FISU América 3×3 began, and it’s qualifying for FISU World League in Xiamen, China. From Honduras, América Alvarado arrived to represent FISU America Executive Committee at the Opening Ceremony, that showed artistic numbers and the colorful…

The first FISU Volunteer Leadership Academy is taking place in Kazan, Russia, from 2 to 8 July. More than 100 representatives from 91 countries of the world were welcomed in the Olympic Village that housed all delegations at Summer Universiade 2013. The goal is to combine sport, education and culture to build the leaders of…

In May, the Costa Rican University Sport Federation (FECUNDE) held the General Assembly, unanimously approving the presentation of work plans and reports, and a new Steering Committee, which renamed Gerardo Corrales as president, and Rosaura Méndez as Vice President, Albert Torres as Treasurer, and Rocío Carvajal as General Secretary. In addition, directors Henry Ortiz, Lisbeth…

FISU America’s executive committee announced the results of the first edition of the Capital of University Sports Contest in the American continent, an initiative that aimed at recognizing the city that organized the best celebration for the International Day of University Sport 2016. The result is brought about by a meticulous review carried out by…

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