Celebrated Italian athletes turned out in their numbers as the team draw ceremony for the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade took place at the host city’s Stazione Marittima.
With less than 100 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Universiade in Naples, delegation heads from countries set to take part have expressed concern at the amount of work still to be done.
Italian firm Balich Worldwide Shows will produce the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples, the Organising Committee has announced.
Olympic boxing champion Patrizio Oliva has kicked off the campaign for the recruitment of volunteers for the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade.
Naples 2019 Summer Universiade Special Commissioner Gianluca Basile has claimed organisers will deliver an “Olympic-style” Opening Ceremony, while he expects strong Italian teams across a range of sports.
Naples 2019 have marked the 100 days to go countdown to the Summer Universiade as organisers revealed Partenope the mermaid chosen to be the event’s mascot.
Naples 2019 Special Commissioner Gianluca Basile has revealed a contract has finally been awarded for the refurbishment of San Paolo Stadium, which is scheduled to host the Opening Ceremony and athletics at this year’s Summer Universiade.
Organisers of the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade have held a meeting with 14 language students set to help at the event’s Head of Delegations meeting next month.
The Naples 2019 Summer Universiade will be promoted at Serie C football matches in Italy, it has been announced.
Improvement work has begun at the Marcello Torre Stadium, which will host football matches at the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) are awaiting confirmation of the venue for the Naples 2019 Closing Ceremony and the route for the flame relay, with just four months to go until the Summer Universiade.
Ukraine, which announced last month it would not be sending athletes to the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade starting in Russia on Saturday (March 2), will compete at the Summer Universiade in Naples later this year.
Caserta establishes Committee to oversee organisation of cultural events linked to Naples 2019 Summer Universiade
A Committee has been created by the Municipality of Caserta to oversee the organisation of events outside of the sports programme at this year's Summer Universiade in Naples.
Naples 2019 sign agreement guaranteeing students right to stay at University of Salerno during July Games
Organisers of this year's Summer Universiade in Naples have signed an agreement with the University of Salerno guaranteeing certain students will be able to stay in their accommodation during the Games.
Italy decline to enter men's volleyball tournament as organisers reveal team sport entrants for Naples 2019
Organisers of this year's Summer Universiade in Naples have confirmed the entrants for each of the team sports on the programme.