The Naples 2019 Summer Universiade came to a vibrant conclusion as the baton for university sport was passed to Chengdu, China, here at San Paolo Stadium.
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The region of Piemonte in northern Italy has sent a request to the Italian Student Sport Association (CUSI) for Turin to be considered as a candidate city for the 2025 Winter Universiade, it was revealed here today.
Algeria’s Mohamed Belbachir came home to Universiade gold in the men’s 800m and believes a similar slow race could play into his hands if he qualifies for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Doha later this year and next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Miia Sillman put aside transport difficulties to win a stunning Summer Universiade heptathlon gold at San Paolo Stadium in Naples.
Oskari Muhonen steered Finland to their first gold medal of the Summer Universiade by leading his crew to first place in the mixed fleet sailing competition.
Italy's Luminosa Bogliolo set two personal bests as she became Summer Universiade 100 metres hurdles champion at San Paolo Stadium.
A concept artwork piece that brought together sports competition and Italian heritage at Mostra d'Oltremare during the diving competition will be displayed at the venue as a reminder of the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples.
Panipak Wongpattanakit of Thailand added a Summer Universiade title to a growing medal chest as she won the women's under-49 kilograms taekwondo title at Palazzetto dello Sport in Casoria.
Italian Olympic swimming champion Massimiliano Rosolino has urged the Summer Universiade in Naples to be used as a platform for attracting future international events after visiting the Piscina Scandone swimming venue.
A second dead heat final of the week saw Japan's Shinnosuke Ishikawa and Russia's Egor Kuimov become joint-Universiade champions in the men's 100 metres butterfly final at Piscina Scandone here tonight.
Iran's Paralympic Games medallist Razieh Shirmohammadi has died after a heart attack at the age of 42.
Ticket sales for the Summer Universiade's Closing Ceremony are expected to hit 20,000 by the end of today despite a late venue change.
Italian gymnast Carlotta Ferlito says she is putting past indiscretions behind her with a more focused approach to competition after winning home gold at the Summer Universiade in Naples.
Italy's controversial gymnast Carlotta Ferlito was the darling of PalaVesuvius Hall after claiming gold in the women's floor exercise final.
Victor Johansson of Sweden said competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo was not his main priority after he claimed the 1,500 metres freestyle title at the Summer Universiade in Naples.