The Universiade Flame has been blessed by Pope Francis after the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade Torch Relay reached Vatican City.
A group of 47 athletes will represent New Zealand in seven sports at next month's Summer Universiade in Naples.
University Sport South Africa (USSA) President Ilhaam Groenewald set a target of eight medals for the country's athletes at the Summer Universiade in Naples as the team was announced in Pretoria.
The Naples 2019 Summer Universiade Flame made its second stop today at International University Sports Federation (FISU) headquarters on the University of Lausanne campus.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has applied to the Russian Student Sports Union to send 12 athletes to Naples for the Summer Universiade next month.
The University of Turin hosted a ceremony here marking the start of the Torch Relay for next month's Summer Universiade in Naples.
The Torch Relay for the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade is set to begin here tomorrow with a month to go until the competition starts.
Young offenders will be given the chance to take part in the Opening Ceremony for the Summer Universiade in Naples next month.
A delegation from the Russian city of Yekaterinburg visited the International University Sports Federation (FISU) headquarters in Lausanne to present its bid to host the Summer Universiade in 2023.
Australia will send one of it's largest ever teams to the Summer Universiade, which is due to begin in Naples on July 3, with preparations being finalised among the last few teams.
Swimmer Federica Pellegrini foresees a great opportunity for Italy as Naples prepares to host the 2019 Summer Universiade.
Italian swimmer Andrea Manzi is hoping he can make home advantage count when he bids for glory at the Summer Universiade in his native Naples in July.
World Championships star Nicholas Percy and Commonwealth Games athlete Taylor Campbell lead the 22 names selected for Britain's athletics squad at the Naples 2019 Universiade.
The courses for the half marathon and 20 kilometre race walk at the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade have been confirmed by Comune Di Napoli.
Organisers have announced ticket prices for the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade, which are due to go on sale before the end of this month.