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Uganda Christian University represents Africa at the FISU 3X3 Basketball Championship

From 27 to 29 October, Istanbul will host the FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball with 24 teams competing (12 per gender).

Applications open for Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games FISU/AIPS Young Reporters Programme

FISU has opened applications for the Young Reporter Programme that has become a fixture at FISU Games since 2011. Six international candidates will be chosen by FISU and the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) to participate as young reporters in Lake Placid from 12-22 January 2023. Following Krasnoyarsk, this will be the second winter edition of the FISU World University Games that will host a Young Reporters Programme.

University of Lagos’ Olusola Olowookere wins bronze at Africa Taekwondo championship

By Adebayo Olatunde With the curtain drawn at the 2022 Africa Taekwondo G-4 championship in Kigali Rwanda were 245 athletes from 21 countries competed for glory, for Olusola Olowookere it was the next step in what has been a crucial year for the young star year in the sport.  Olusola, a final year student of…

Nigeria to host 11th All Africa University Games

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Lagos State University (LASU) have been announced as the next hosts of FASU All Africa University Games billed for 2024. This was disclosed at the just-concluded 10th edition of the bi-annual games, which was hosted by Kenyatta University, Kenya, where Nigeria was unveiled as the next hosts of the…

UG Wins First Gold at the 2022 FASU Games

Dominic MacCarthy has won the University of Ghana it’s first gold medal at the ongoing 10th FASU Games at the Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. Dominic made 14.35 meters in the Shot Put event to beat the other Universities to win the medal. This is his personal best for the season. Dominic was scouted and…

HOSTS KENYATTA UNIVERSITY MEN’S SOCCER TEAM OFF TO A WINNING START.

BY BILLY-JAMES DEGA Alone strike from Ian Owiti was enough to give hosts  Kenyatta University the first three points in the football event of the 2022 All African University Games against West African university L’università Gamal Abdel Nasser De Conakry of Guinea to get the ball rolling. Stalemate at halftime and into the second half,…

ITS COUNTDOWN TO GAME TIME FASU GAMES 2022

Kenya, is scheduled to host the 10th All Africa University Games at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.  Participants are expected to arrive for the Games from 3rd June 2022, compete from 6th – 10th June and depart on 11st June 2022.

Registration for the FISU University World Cup Combat Sports opens 

Registrations for the FISU University World Cup Combat Sports is now open. Eligible student-athletes who want to participate in the event can ask their respective National University Sport Federations (NUSF) to register them on the accreditation portal.

Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games Rescheduled For 2023

Following extensive discussions between FISU, the Chengdu 2021 Organising Committee and other stakeholders, a decision has been taken to postpone the FISU World University Games until 2023. The FISU Games had initially been scheduled for the summer of 2021, but were rescheduled following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. “The decision to reschedule…

Save Winter Film Festival

The Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games will be taking place January 12-22, 2023 in the Village of Lake Placid, the site of many epic winter sports moments through the years. This 11-day international festival will feature competition, ceremonies, music and culture.

Team Uganda Wins the 2022 FISU Cross Country Championship

Yeko Dismas from Ndejje University won Gold posting a time of 28:00 . Wangwe Brian came 3rd taking home Bronze with time of 28:12 . The other athletes included Otim Emmanuel who came 20th with a time of 29:26 . Cheptegei Sam came 38th posting a time of 30:56

FISU condemns conflict in Ukraine, withdraws competitions from Russia and Belarus

FISU strongly condemns the conflict in Ukraine, which is incompatible with the goal of a better world through peaceful sporting competition.

Chengdu welcomes FISU Games flame travelling from Turin

ceremony held today at the city’s Jinsha Site Museum, the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games welcomed the FISU flame travelling

Young Photojournalists project starts in Ekaterinburg

The 2023 FISU World University Games Summer, along with the Ural Federal University (UrFU), invites students to immerse themselves in the world of professional sports photography.

What to Expect from a Busy 2022 in University Sports

FISU heads into 2022 with optimism and excitement as many events are expected to take place this year starting with the FISU World University Championship Ski Orienteering in Jachymov (CZE) on 22-26 February. The Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games is one event many are excitedly waiting for, following its postponement from August 2021 to…

10th All Africa University Games Kenyatta University 2022

The program includes: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Football, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Handball, Swimming, Taekwondo and Karate in both genders. Woodball, Roll Ball, Goalball, Sitting Volleyball and Gurasumo (Kenyan, Borana Traditional game) shall be for demonstration purposes.

FISU Flame Relay on its way to China ahead of Universiade in Chengdu

All roads point to China and the United States this year in preparations for the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games this summer and the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games next winter

78 Universities to Converge on UNILAG for 26th NUGA games

For the fourth time since its inauguration in 1966, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is set to host the 26th edition of the Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) sporting events.

Varsity Cup is back!

The 2021 edition of the FNB Varsity Cup will be played in a secure bio-bubble at the University of Pretoria from 4 April to 24 May and for the first time include comprehensive broadcast coverage of FNB Varsity Shield matches too.

FASU celebrates 50 years of history and looks ahead to a bright future for university sport in Africa

In a colorful celebration of merging cultures and African heritage, students and administrators from all over Africa gathered in Kampala, Uganda to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Federation of African University Sports (FASU).

FISU Volunteer Programme launches ahead of the 2022 FISU World University Championships and University World Cups season

Back in full swing for the 2022 FISU World University Championship and University World Cup season, the FISU Volunteer Programme was launched once again on 1 November 2021 with FISU now accepting applications. Volunteers have been integral to these FISU events since 2018 as part of the inaugural FISU Volunteer Programme, making the FISU Championships…

University of Dodoma Tanzania to host Federation of East Africa University Sports Forum

University of Dodoma in central Tanzania, will host the first Federation of East Africa University Sports Forum. The 3 day event scheduled for the 28th – 30th of October 2021 is themed “Developing University Sports in the Covid -19 Normal” . The Federation of East Africa University Sports brings together participating Universities from the Eastern region…

The 2021 FISU World Conference: Dual Career, Digitalisation, and Women in Elite Sport

By: Fisu Media The FISU World Conference on Innovation, Education and Sport will be held on 13 and 14 December 2021 during the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade. The theme for this year’s FISU World Conference is “Challenges and Opportunity for Sport in Modern Society,” where sub-topics discussed will be around the dual career, digitalisation, and…

Registrations are now open for 2022 FISU World University Championships and University World Cups

By: Claire Nguyễn   Following the confirmation of the 2022 FISU World University Championships and University World Cups, FISU has sent an official letter to its members inviting them to register on the accreditation portal. FISU Championships and World Cups take place every even-numbered year and gathers the best student-athletes in single sport or small…

Call for Registration for the 2022 FASU Games

The online portal for registration for the 10th FASU Games Kenyatta University 2022 opened on 1st September 2021. Universities are encouraged to register their athletes and officials for the upcoming games while schools that have participated in the following events can access their online accounts using the last login details used. This also applies to…

Enrolment as Volunteer for the 2023 FISU World University Games

SOURCE: fisu.net Its less than two-years until the start of the Ekaterinburg 2023 FISU World University Games, and to mark the occasion, the Russian Organisers launch the start of their volunteer program. Starting from today, anyone willing can apply on the official Games volunteer website, considering they meet the criteria. To participate in the program,…

Confirmation of the 2022 FISU World University Championships and FISU University World Cups

Written by Claire Nguyen Source: www.fisu.net The last pending dates of the 2022 calendar for the FISU World University Championships & FISU University World Cups have been confirmed and officially communicated to all FISU members. After more than a year without sport events, 15 Championships and 7 World Cups will take place in over 18…

African University Sports Championships for the Year 2021

The African University sports Federation have announced host universities for this year’s University championships. Four sports have been selected for challenge in the continent, Tennis to be hosted by Kampala Uganda, 3×3 Basketball hosted by the United State International University-Kenya, Cross Country by Conakry, Guinea and the Badminton tournament yet to be decided.   Meanwhile Universities…

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY DEFENDS TITLE AS UNIVERSITY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA CONCLUDES ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP

University Sport South Africa (USSA), concluded a 3 days’ athletics championship that took place at University of Johannesburg where the North-West University (NWU) emerged as winners of the tournament. Due to their impressive performance, the North-West University was able to collect 34 first place medals thus they defended the title which they won in the…

HiFL Pre-qualifiers Round Up: UNN, UNIBEN, KSU and Other Make the Knockout Stage

By Samuel Bamisebi After a week filled with intense, exciting and scintillating football buttered with skill, tackles and goal, ten teams have made it through to the round of 16 knockout stage to join the four semi finalist from the last edition in the Higher Institution Football League (HIFL2021) organised by PACE Sports Management. Two…

Join The University Sport and Peace Forum

Don’t miss out on your chance to be part of a global event to promote humanity, social justice and gender equality by joining next week’s webinar organised by World Taekwondo (WT) and the International University Sports Federation (FISU). You can sign up to the online event taking place on Friday 30th of April at 14:00 CEST…

Registrations open for Costa Rica 2022 FISU World Forum

With less than a year to go before the start of the Costa Rica 2022 FISU World Forum, registrations are now open to our National and Continental University Sports Federations. The host country’s strong reputation for sustainability and environmental protection is ideally placed to promote the event’s main theme: University Sport as a Driver for Sustainable Development….

Post COVID 19: University Of Benin Revives Sport Culture With 5 a- side Competition

The University of Benin’s inaugural 5 a-side football tournament was a huge success as the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences won the coveted prize for the male category beating the Faculty of Engineering in what was a difficult contest as the winner was decided in a penalty shootout, while the Faculty of Engineering won the…

HiFL 2021: PACE Sports Announces Commencement of League Season

Following the resumption of sporting activities in Nigeria, all is now set for the commencement of the 2021 season of the Higher Institution Football League (HiFL). The league is set to commence in April with qualifying rounds involving over forty top University teams alongside a host of other exciting activities organisers announced Thursday, 4th March…

Who is your FISU Gender Equality Champion?

Nominations are open for the 2021FISU Gender Equality Awards. The 7th edition of the international University Sports Federation Gender equality awards are open to commemorate this year’s international Women’s Day. Awarded biannually, the FISU Gender Equality Awards aim to promote the advancement of gender equality in sport and recognise outstanding efforts and achievements to increase…

University Of Cape Coast Begins Campus Basketball League

The University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana is set to begin their Campus Basketball league today,12th of February, 2021. It is organized by Ghanaian FISU Student Ambassador , Mohammed Halim, after a long spell without a university game due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The basketball league will be played using the Round Robin system for…

Student Athletes Shine In AFN All Comers Meet in Akure

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria kick-starts its season with an All Comers meet in the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Couple of Student Athletes dazzled with some spectacular performances. Top on the list is Enoch Adegoke from the Obafemi Awolowo University. Enoch Adegoke was the highlight of the competition…

Nigerian Student Athletes At The All Comers Meet

In an attempt to break into the national track and field event scene, student athletes from various universities in Nigeria are on the track to prove their mettle in this year’s annual Nigerian athletics event. Popoola Ifedayo, a Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Student from the Faculty of Environmental Technology who is a 100m,200m,…

University of Benin begins preparation for their annual 5-aside football tournament

It has been a whole calendar year without any sport activity in the University of Benin; this has left many student-athlete hungry for organized sport as soon as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off their nine-month old strike. The Office of the Director of Sports, University of Benin, has announced the Inter…

Nigerian Student-Cricketers Eye Call-ups To The National Team

There are efforts being made to popularise the game of Cricket in Nigeria. One of such efforts is the creation of the Edo State Cricket League by the Edo state Cricket Association. The league is open to teams in the state including tertiary institutions. There are 8 teams participating in the 2020/2021 season; University of…

A look into the 1st African University Mind Sports Championship

The African University Sports Federation (FASU) organised its first ever Africa University Mind Sports Championship. The competitions were held online on 28 and 29 November 2020, consisting of men’s and women’s bridge, draughts and chess tournaments. The tournament was held online due to the COVID 19 sporting and traveling restrictions around the continent.  The draught…