Russia dominated the opening two cross-country skiing races at the 2017 Winter Universiade here in Almaty today.
Russia’s Elena Yakovishina claimed the first gold medal of the 2017 Winter Universiade here today after taking the women’s super-G crown.
China's Li Zhonglin and Zhu Yingying won the 2017 Winter Universiade freestyle skiing aerials competitions here in Almaty today.
By Daniel Etchells and Max Winters at the Main Press Centre in Almaty
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has officially declared open the Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade here tonight.
By Daniel Etchells and Max Winters at the Almaty Ice Palace
Kazakhstan began their Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade ice hockey campaign in sublime style as they thrashed China 22-0 this evening.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has today praised preparations for the 2017 Winter Universiade here, claiming "we never came as supervisors" for the Organising Committee.
By Daniel Etchells and Max Winters at the Halyk Arena in Almaty
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee started a two-day meeting before the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Winter Universiade here.
The 28th edition of the Winter Universiade is due to begin here tomorrow with approximately 2,000 athletes from around 58 countries competing for medals.
The pairs figure skating competition has been withdrawn from the schedule of the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty following a low number of entrants.
This year's Summer Universiade in Taiwan's capital Taipei has formed an official partnership with China Airlines and EVA Air.
Evidence of state-sponsored doping uncovered in the McLaren report is being examined by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) initially declined to provide the organisation with the information following the publication of the first part of the document in July.
The Organising Committee of the 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei has announced that a logistics task force has been set up to aid the transport during the event.