Highly successful FINA showcase in Gwangju (KOR)



Aussie Warned Over Swimming Protest

(ATR) FINA says protest against Chinese doping suspect violates federation rules.

Kazan 2025 and Budapest 2027, hosts of the FINA showcase

Athletes Gain Power at FINA Congress

(ATR) Aquatics federation poised to pick 2025, 2027 world champs.

All eyes on the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships

Gwangju 2019 Ready to Host the World

(ATR) The FINA World Aquatic Championships begin on July 12. Dr. Young-Teck Cho shares a look at what visitors can expect. 

Countdown to Gwangju FINA Championships

(ATR) A four-time Olympic gold medalist says South Korea ready to host world's top swimmers and divers

ATR First: Gwangju Ready to 'Dive Into Peace' in 2019

(ATR) The Korean city introduces itself to the aquatics community as the next host of the FINA World Championships.

Gwangju ranks 24 in Top Global Sports Cities'

Gwangju Metropolitan City, host of the 28th Summer Universiade, was ranked 24th in the most influential global sports cities in the world. 

Universiade Leaders Await Answer from North Korea

(ATR) Leaders in Gwangju are still hopeful North Korea will participate in next month's Summer Universiade.

MERS-free Gwangju welcomes the world for 2015 Summer Universiade

On June 25, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn held a meeting at the government complex in Seoul to discuss government measures to support the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. 

Press Release on the Gwangju Universiade 2015

We are asking for the Participation of the North. We are assuring the safety of Gwangju from MERS.

Gwangju Universiade runs a tight ship to protect participants from arrival to departure

As the opening of the Universiade Gwangju 2015 is only 15 days away, the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) and the Gwangju Metropolitan City assured the public by presenting concrete safety measures to prevent MERS-CoV from spreading to the region. 

The GUOC and heads of sports associations meet in Seoul

The Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) held a conference with the heads of 21 national sports associations on June 4 at the Korea Press Center.

Jeju Island lights up for Universiade torch relay

On June 4, the Gwangju Universiade torch relay began its 22 day journey in Jeju Island at Seongsan Ilchulbong. 

Universiade Torch lit at Mount Mudeung National Park

The Gwangju Universiade carried out a torch lighting ceremony in Gwangju at Mount Mudeung National Park on the early morning of June 2. 

U.S. World University Games Roster Announced

The athletes that will compete in rowing events at the 2015 World University Games, July 3-14, in Gwangju, South Korea have been selected, USRowing announced Monday.

One step closer to becoming a professional journalist: the U-Media Young Reports Program

On May 30, the Korean participants from the U-Media Young Reporters Program gathered in Gwangju to visit the host city and inspect the venues before the actual games in July.

Universiade Torch lights the streets from Paris to Gwangju

The Universiade Torch shines brightly upon the world as the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) and International University Sports Federation (FISU) started the Universiade Torch Relay by lighting the torch on May 18 in Paris, France.

Gwangju Universiade Countdown: 50 Days to Go

Cultureversiade to highlight artists' town of Gwangju Asian Culture Complex to boost synergy effect.

Seoul Tent to assist with temporary construction for Gwangju Universiade

Seoul Tent Corporation has agreed to provide temporary construction for the Gwangju Universiade as an official partner. 

Government officials from Seoul and Gwangju inspect Universiade readiness

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Gwangju City Government and the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee discuss plans for the 2015 Summer Universiade. 

Preparations for Gwangju Universiade HOD Meeting are on track

The Universiade Heads of Delegation (HOD) Meeting will be held for 5 days from April 11  to 15 in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.

DPRK delegation is coming to Gwangju

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) delegation is coming to Gwangju, Republic of Korea (ROK). The delegates will be attending the Heads of Delegation (HOD) Meeting from April 11 to 15. 

The ROK government rolls its sleeves up for Gwangju Universiade

With only 93 days left until the opening ceremony of the 28th Summer Universiade, the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) invited all areas and departments of the government, including Republic of Korea President PARK Geun-hye, to reflect on a number of accomplishments and assess the final preparations. 

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism backs Gwangju to host a successful Universiade

With only 4 months left until the opening ceremony of the Universiade Gwangju 2015, representatives from the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism visited Gwangju to meet with the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) on March 5.

DPRK to participate at Gwangju Universiade

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has informed the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) that it will take part in the 28th Summer Universiade this year in the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Gwangju Universiade signs partnership agreement with TBN-Gwangju

On February 27, the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) signed a partnership agreement with the Traffic Broadcasting Network (TBN)-Gwangju.