FISU AMERICA, in view of the recent development of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) in the Americas and the world, the Executive Committee of FISUAMERICA together with the Organizing Committee of the II FISUAMERICA games Mérida 2020 have decided, as an emergency preventive measure, temporarily suspend the II FISU AMERICA GAMES that would take place between…

Yesterday, 25th of November, the 2nd FISU AMERICA Games Mérida 2020 were officially presented in the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán(UADY).   The members of the National Council of Sport and Education(CONDDE) attended to this event, and also the Institutions of Public and Private Higher Education, The City Council of Mérida and the State Goverment, among…

FISU AMERICA with the National Council of Sport and Education and CONDDE, had designated the city of Merida, Mexico, as the host for the 2nd FISU AMERICA Games in 2020.   The Pan-American University Games 2020 will start the 31st of May and will finish the 10th of June of next year.   After the…

We talked with the CBDU’s president, Luciano Cabral, about what means the Strategic Dialogue FISU-FISU AMERICA for the future of university sports. He also said that the CBDU will approach about the current issues of university sports. Exchange as a way to learn The Strategic Dialogue is a new platform of FISU where the National Federations of…

The president of FISU AMERICA, Alim Maluf Neto, is in Mexico. One of the reasons of his visit is the beginning of the University Mexican Games in the city of Mérida, Yucatán. The games are organized by CONNDE, which his president, Manuel Merodio, also is the Vice President of FISU AMERICA. Maluf Neto and Merodio…

In the context of the Ordinary Assembly of the CADE, the president and the authorities of FISU AMERICA had a meeting with Neven Ilic, president of the Panam Sports, entity which groups all the Olympic committee of America and organize the Pan-American Games, to accord a common calendar and spread the project Double Career, to replicate all along the continent,…

The rector of the National University of La Matanza, located in Buenos Aires, accompanied from start to finish the first edition of the FISU America Games, and many of the 95 student athletes who represented Argentina in the competition belong to this University. Daniel Eduardo Martínez, who is representative of the entire continent in the…

The first FISU America Games left an enormous experience for the 1,500 student-athletes who participated in the competition, and for the authorities of the 13 participating countries, who, united by FISU America, achieved a competition with probably the best logistic, sporting and participative level of the university sport’s history on the continent. In addition, this…

A historic first edition of the FISU America Games, which also marked the way in the inclusion of Paralympic sport in university competitions around the world, came to an end. The United States gold in men’s football and basketball, and that of Brazil in women’s soccer, were the last awards that preceded the closing ceremony,…

The first edition of the FISU America Games is coming to an end, and while the first student athletes are leaving Sao Paulo with best memories, the awards and definitions don’t stop. Today closed the competition in swimming, taekwondo and tennis, and there was award ceremony of both sports. In addition, the intensity of basketball…

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