By Max Winters at the Taiwan Sport University Arena and Michael Pavitt at the Main Press Centre in Taipei
Taipei 2017 Organising Committee chief executive Su Li-chiung has condemned the protests at last night's Opening Ceremony and promised stricter safety measures for the rest of the Universiade.
The Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade was officially declared open this evening in a Ceremony that was briefly marred by protests.
By Max Winters at Taipei Stadium and Michael Pavitt in the Main Press Centre
Argentina made a winning start to their men’s football campaign at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, as they overcame South Korea at the Chang Gung University Stadium.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach claimed the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade could be a milestone event for athletes as they look to progress their careers.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has insisted the use of the name Chinese Taipei, rather than Taiwan, follows clear protocols set out in the Olympic Movement.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has praised Taipei 2017’s hospitality as being of a gold medal standard and believes organisers have everything in place for a successful Summer Universiade.
By Michael Pavitt and Max Winters at the Main Press Centre in Taipei
Preliminary round football matches officially got underway at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade today with Brazil thrashing Colombia 17-0 in the women's tournament.
The 2017 International University Sports Federation (FISU) Gala took place at Taipei City Hall this evening a day before the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Summer Universiade.
The Chinese Taipei delegation that will compete at this year's Summer Universiade on home soil have moved into the Athletes' Village.
Ellie Black, the Toronto 2015 Pan-American Games gymnastics all-around gold medallist, has been announced as part of the Canadian team for the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade.
Chunghwa Post have announced a range of stamps and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade.
The International University Sport Federation (FISU) have expressed confidence in the preparations of Taipei 2017 for the Summer Universiade as they began their Executive Committee meetings prior to the event.