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Group draws made for team sports at Kazan 2013 Universiade

By James Crook

60604 636830183009444 118511204 nApril 6 - The team draws have been made for football, volleyball, basketball, water polo, rugby sevens, and field hockey at next summer's Universiade in Kazan, and the Phillippines men's basketball team have cursed their luck as they were handed the unenviable task of facing reigning champions Serbia.

Gwangju prepare for 2014 FISU Forum

By James Crook

137442702March 16 - Gwangju 2015 is preparing to host the 2014 International University Sports Federation (FISU) Forum, which will focus on the topic of "University sport to establish networking platforms for developing professional, social, and cultural technology for future leaders".

Rubin Arena to cost up to $400 million, confirms constructor

By James Crook

russia-world-cup-2018-kazan-stadiumMarch 13 - Kazan's Rubin Arena, which will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the 2013 Universiade and matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is expected to cost up to 12.5 billion roubles ($406 million/£271 million/€310 million), the construction firm building the stadium confirmed.

Meet Nuribi, official mascot for Gwangju 2015

By James Crook

Nuribi Gwangju 2015February 25 - Nuribi, the official mascot of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, has been created to symbolise the core "EPIC" visions of the Games- Environmental, Peace, IT and Culture, it has been revealed.