At the Vatican this week, Pope Francis gave his blessing to the Flame bound for the Naples 2019 Universiade.
Next week, the final countdown to Naples 2019 begins with the start of the Universiade Torch Relay.
World Championships star Nicholas Percy and Commonwealth Games athlete Taylor Campbell lead the 22 names selected for Britain's athletics squad at the Naples 2019 Universiade.
Now the Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk has come to an end, all eyes in student sport have turned towards Naples in July.
Improvement work has begun at the Marcello Torre Stadium, which will host football matches at the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade.
The Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk next month will begin the 60-year anniversary celebrations of global Games organised by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). But the seeds of international student sport were sown 100 years ago.
In just over a month, Krasnoyarsk will stage the first Winter Universiade on Russian soil, but 46 years ago Moscow welcomed the students of the world to a summer Games for the first time. No University Games have enjoyed a bigger spotlight than those held in the Russian capital in 1973. This was because Moscow was also a candidate for the 1980 Olympics.
Transport links for the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk were tested at the International University Sport Federation (FISU) Forum in the Russian city.
Australian student-athletes and universities will now be promoted on a national stage after UniSport Australia agreed a deal with Fox Sports.
Secondary schools and Universities in New Zealand agree deal to improve sporting participation among school leavers
University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) has signed a three year agreement with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council (NZSSSC), to try and get more young people to stay in sport after leaving school.
Physicians set to work at the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade have sought advice from colleagues who worked at the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin visited Ashgabat to discuss future cooperation between the organisation and Turkmenistan.
A school gym has been re-opened following major repairs in Kozhanovskaya, in the Balakhtinsky district, with all the walls decorated in the colors of the Winter Universiade 2019.
Great Britain's university tennis team defeated the United States to win the prestigious Master 'U BNP Paribas tournament in French city Lille.
Internet giant Google has revealed that the most searched for word in Taiwan this year is "Universiade".