The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has joined forces with the University of Taipei to launch a global sports innovation (SPIN) competition.
The medals and other prizes that will be awarded to successful athletes at this month's Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade have been unveiled by organisers.
Bandy, finswimming, powerlifting and kickboxing have all been officially recognised by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), the organisation has announced.
The 19,000-plus volunteers due to contribute to the running of the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei have been continuing their preparations for what is considered the world’s biggest multi-sport event of the year.
Statistics have revealed more than 7,700 athletes are set to compete at this year's Summer Universiade in Taipei.
The Torch Relay for the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade has started the V section of its LOVE route.
Taiwan flags will be allowed at next month's Summer Universiade in Taipei, organisers have confirmed.
Turkey has targeted a medal haul of between 15 and 20 at next month's Summer Universiade after confirming their 88-strong team for the event in Taipei.
Taipei 2017 and the International University Sports Federation (FISU) are currently testing the event's venues through a number of competitions and simulations.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach during the World Games here.
An International University Sports Federation (FISU) team has visited Rijeka in Croatia to inspect preparations for next year's World University Handball Championships.
Rio 2016 silver medallist Lutalo Muhammad has been named in the Great Britain squad that will compete at next month's Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade.
Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation (TTL) will offer 250 boxes of commemorative beer for free at special receptions during next month's Summer Universiade Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Organisers of next year's World University Beach Volleyball Championship in Munich have discussed their preparations with International University Sports Federation (FISU) beach volleyball technical delegate Mario Ferro.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Benjamin Treffers of Australia is targeting adding more medals to his growing collection when he competes at next month's Summer Universiade in Taipei.