Men’s soccer teams are preparing for the 2017 Summer Universiade first-match. As the Athletes’ Village is increasing with movement, color and exchange, the previous days were also conducive to organize some friendly matches before the tournament. This was the case of the meetings in which Brazil and Mexico measured each other, on the one hand,…

Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay are already with a good part of their delegations in the Athletes Village, and they contribute not only with a good number of inhabitants to the place, but also with the party and the passion to which these countries are used to. The Chilean “avanzada” arrived today to New Taipei,…

  Taipei is ready to host the largest sporting event in its history, which will bring more than 2,000 students / athletes, officials and coaches from across the continent. From the moment of the election as headquarters of the Universiade of Summer 2017, the public participation and the urban growth that has had the city…

  With 11 students / athletes at Gwangju Universiade in 2015, the Dominican Republic won two gold medals in their first participation in this competition. In Taipei 2017, the delegation of this country will increase to 46 people, and of course the hope is to get better results and more medals. The National Commission for…

In what means a remarkable growth in its delegation in comparison to previous competitions, Honduras will take 11 people to the coming Taipei Summer Universiade. According to the president of the University Sport Association of Honduras (ADUH), América Alvarado, “for Italy a larger delegation is expected.” Three students / athletes will compete in swimming, one…

USA Team, fifth in 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade Medal Table (20-15-19), is preparing the largest delegation since 2011, with near 550 people, and for the first time since Buffalo Universiade in 1993 the country will have both men and women’s soccer team. Basketball power will compete for its fifth-straight gold medal in women, but only…

  With a participation of 293 people, confirmed by its authorities, Mexico adjusts the last aspects around the names that will travel to Taipei to participate in Summer Universiade. Selectives and concentrations in different disciplines in which the delegation will participate are developed throughout all Mexican territory. Among other tests, women’s soccer team concentrates in…

  Chile formed the National University Table Tennis Team that will represent the country in the next Universiades of Taipei 2017, increasing in a place by gender the presence in this discipline, comparing what happened in the Universiade of Gwangju, South Korea, in 2015. In the case of women, the team will be practically the…

  Taipei’s Comercial and Cultural Office director in Argentina visited the city of Villa Maria, which is the American university sport’s capital elected by FISU, where some of the 240 members of the Argentine delegation that will travel to the next summer Universiade study. Huang Lien Sheng, in dialogue with FISU America, was asked about…

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…

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