The International University Sports Federation (FISU), at its Executive Committee Meeting at the weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland, gave its definitive approval for the 2019 Universiade World University Games to be held in Naples in July. The organising committee said FISU acknowledged the progress that has been made in planning the event, which will comprise [...]
The second CTI visit of FISU, arranged by the Organizing Committee in preparation of Napoli2019, has been concluded. Broad approval from the 27 National and International sport delegates (sent by Italian Sport Federations and FISU) who, during the week, valuated renovation projects and visited venues for volleyball, swimming (pool and open water), archery, judo, [...]
Today FISU inspection at Napoli 2019 Organising Committee offices has ended. At the end of an intense and productive week, FISU delegation was able to analyse all the aspects of the event Napoli2019 and to deepen its relationships with the Extraordinary Commissioner Luisa Latella and the CONI Services delegates. “The last five days have [...]
ARU launches a contest for the graphic design of Napoli 2019 mascot. The contest, that will expire on April 13rd, is addressed to all public secondary schools in Campania and is one of the most important steps for the event that will take place on 3rd July 2019. The winning mascot will represent Napoli [...]
“I have to be very clear about this point: since Fisu and the Organizing Committee of Napoli 2019 signed the contract, FISU has never ever any kind of B plan. We trust on the Italian committee, we would like to have the games here and we will have the games in Napoli”. This is [...]
First day of the Summer Universiade Committee (CSU) inspection visit. Today topics have been: General Overview, including OC Structure, Workforce, Finance, Planning and Risk Management. In the afternoon, CSU also visited Mostra d’Oltremare, San Paolo Stadium, Piscina Scandone and PalaBarbuto.
FISU and epic joined ARU in Naples the week of 11 December for a series of meetings, planning sessions and venue visits covering a wide variety of topics including staffing, the Athletes’ Village, accommodations, Main Press Center (MPC), volunteers and transportation. The delegation visited venues in Naples and Caserta where the Delegations, Technical Officials [...]
One week ago there was the Debriefing with Taipei 2017 Organizing Committee. This is a good point to take stock of the situation for Marc Vandenplas, Summer Universiade Director of Fisu.