2021 Winter Universiade falls victim to omnicron variant

The 2021 Winter Universiade was cancelled as the result of restrictions stemming from concerns over the omnicron variant of Covid-19. The newly announced restrictions were the final nail in the coffin for a sporting event that had already been postponed once as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Adirondack Mac becomes face of Lake Placid 2023

The organizing committee for the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games revealed Adirondack Mac as the mascot of the sporting event geared towards university level student athletes.

Lucerne 2021 opening ceremony closed off to spectators

The opening ceremony for the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade will be held as a non-ticketed event with a public screening area set up in lieu of spectators being allowed inside the venue.

Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade on course for December having navigated 11-month postponement

Seven Swiss Cantons will host events with addition of St. Moritz for Alpine skiing. Spectators will be permitted as the FISU University Games return to Switzerland for the first time in 59 years

Vaccinations to be required for participants at the 2021 Winter Universiade in Switzerland

Lucerne 2021 will be the second international multi-sports games to require vaccinations among participating delegations. Around the Rings reported last month that Panam Sports will have similar measures for the 2021 Junior Pan American Games in Colombia.

Paris 2024 Sponsorships on Target - Sponsor Spotlight

Also: Tissot a gold partner for Lucerne 2021; Important partnership for Mediterranean Games

Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade to be held in December 2021

All Options on Table for FISU Winter Universiade

(ATR) December next year appears the most likely month for the 2021 edition but Lucerne is not guaranteed to remain as host.

Lake Placid 2023 organisers set big goals

Winter Universiade Arrives in Siberia

(ATR) FISU president Oleg Matytsin insists the event will be a game-changer for the host city of Krasnoyarsk.

FISU Collaborating with ITA To Ensure Clean Winter Universiade

(ATR) FISU president tells Around the Rings it's likely the organization's direction for future anti-doping protocols.

Torch lit for Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade

2 Minutes: IOC Names Olympic Broadcasting Boss; LA2028 Launches Marketing Campaign

(ATR) Ed Hula recaps the big news stories of the week in this edition of "2 minutes" with ATR.

Lake Placid Set to Host 2023 Winter Universiade

TOC President Ugur Erdener: "Winter EYOF is major opportunity for Turkish sport"

Kazakhstan Returns to World Stage as Winter Universiade Opens

(ATR) The central Asian nation welcomes the 28th Winter Universiade 18 months after missing out on 2022 Olympics.

Almaty Seeking Momentum in Race for 2022 Olympics

(ATR) Kazakhstani Olympian Vladimir Smirnov is optimistic for Almaty as the IOC shortlist date approaches.

Photodesk -- 2013 Winter Universiade

(ATR) A brief overview of the first six days of the XXVI Winter Universiade, taking place in Trentino, Italy

Monday Memo - Golden 25; Women's Handball

(ATR) Around the Rings presents the second Golden 25....The Women's Handball World Championships are happening now in Serbia.

Monday Memo -- IOC EB Meeting; Sports City Index

(ATR) Thomas Bach has first IOC EB meeting as president... Sports City Index results published... Olympic curling qualification.

Olympic Briefs -- Phelps Cleared; Universiade Prep for Hosting Winter Olympics?

(ATR) Swimmer won't face charges in South Carolina...FISU President George Killian says event organization shows China's potential as host for Winter Games