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.
Next year the Universiade will head to both Krasnoyarsk and Naples to celebrate the 60th anniversary of a worldwide event under the control of the International University Sport Federation (FISU). But 2019 will also mark 150 years since a race which could be said to have launched international student competition.
U SPORTS, the national governing body of university sport in Canada, have announced hosts of 10 National Championships over the next two seasons.
Monash University in Australia is hosting a major community sporting event for the third time.
Australian student-athletes and universities will now be promoted on a national stage after UniSport Australia agreed a deal with Fox Sports.
National Student Esports (NSE) has become the first official university esports body in Britain after an unveiling at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London.
British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) have announced a partnership with genetic DNA profiling organisation, MUHDO.
The annual Mongolian Student Sports Federation (MSSF) Executive Committee meeting saw the organisation look back on last year's success and look ahead to new events in 2018.
European University Sports Association announce deadline for applications for European Voluntary Service
The European University Sports Association (EUSA) and the EUSA Institute have announced a deadline for applications to apply for their European Voluntary Service (EVS) and European Solidarity Corps (ESC) service within their organisation.
Fernando Parente, a member of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee, has been honoured with an award in Portugal.
Work has resumed on venues for the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk following a break for the New Year holidays.
London 2012 Olympian Sarah Cowley Ross and New Zealand Secondary School Sports Council executive director Garry Carnachan have been appointed to the University and Tertiary Sport NZ Board (UTSNZ).
The Federation of University Sports of China (FUSC) held their eighth General Assembly with around 300 delegates present.
Leicester's De Montfort (DMU) has become the 50th university to join the UNIversal Gym membership scheme in Britain.
Health insurance company Die Techniker have joined forces with the German University Sports Federation to promote healthy living.