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European University Sports

NEWSLETTER 01-2006

EUSA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING The Executive Committee met on its first meeting, which was organised in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on February 3, 2006. The members of the board were welcomed by the Rector of the Technical University of Eindhoven (Tue), which will host the European University Championships in Football, Tennis and Volleyball in July and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

The Executive Committee also decided to put Table Tennis on the EUC 2007 programme. The member federations are asked to send in the candidatures for the organisation to the EUSA office by April 30, 2006.

Following a renewed spirit of collaboration between EUSA and National University Sports Associations, the Executive Committee has decided to invite two Presidents of the associated member federations to each meeting. This time, Mr. Angel Ivanov, the President of the Bulgarian University Sports Association and Mr. Ceslovas Garbaliauskas, the President of the Lithuanian Students Sports Association, were present at the meeting. EUSA EVENTS 2007 The Executive Committee attributed the organisation of the following EUSA Events for 2007: European Universities Championships 2007: Volleyball: Rijeka / CRO Basketball: Geneve / SUI Rowing: Girona / ESP Futsal: Koper / SLO Football: Rome / ITA Beach Volleyball: Protaras / CYP Handball: Lodz / POL Badminton: St. Petersburg / RUS Karate: Podgorica / SCG Tennis: Moscow / RUS EUSA Symposium 2007: Moscow / RUS General Assembly 2007: Belgrade / SCG European Universiy Sports Association Office: Dunajska cesta 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana

The title of the championships will from 2007 onwards be European Universities Championships. STUDENT COMMISSION EUSA received 8 candidatures for the membership in the Student Commission. The following candidates were nominated for the next two year period: Zoltan Rakaczki (HUN), Elena Starkova (RUS), Thomas Gualtieri (ITA) and Florence Beuchamps (FRA). TECHNICAL COMMISSION EUSA decided to create the position of the Chairman of the Technical Commission. All members are asked to send in the candidatures for the post until April 30, 2006. Alison Odell was nominated as the new Technical Delegate for Badminton. Phone: +386 40 75 00 75, Fax: +386 1 565 41 37 email: office@eusa-unisport.org, website: www.eusa-unisport.org


EUSA SEMINAR FOR THE MEMBER NEWS EUC 2006 ORGANISERS BULGARIA The first EUSA Seminar for the Organisers of the European Universities Championships 2006 was organised in Eindhoven, the Netherlands on February 4, 2006. 45 participants were present at the Seminar, among them the representatives of the EUC Organising Committees, EUSA Technical Delegates and Members of the EUSA Executive Committee.

The participants were welcomed by, Mr. Gualtieri, the EUSA President and Mr. De Mooij, Student Sport Centre Eindhoven Manager-Director. Matjaz Pecovnik, EUSA Secretary General, presented the history of EUC, made general briefing on the terms and conditions of organisation, and provided examples for best practice. Subsequently the Technical Delegates and the EC representatives met with the Organising Committees of their respective sport in order to check all details of the organisation and discuss the progress reports.

At the end of the seminar the representatives from the Netherlands prepared the presentations on the sport in the Netherlands and EUC 2006 in Eindhoven. European Universiy Sports Association Office: Dunajska cesta 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana

The representatives of the Bulgarian National University Sports Federation, Mr. Angel Ivanov, President and Mr. Martin Petrou, Secretary-General were present at the EUSA Executive Committee meeting to present the new structures of their federation. At the NUSF’s General Assembly held on January 11th, 2006 a new Executive Committee was elected, the structure was changed and the new name of the federation became: Bulgarian Association for University Sports ‘Academic’. ‘Academic’ also boasts the strong support of the National Sports Academy and the Ministry of Sports. An internet site will soon be launched. The new e-mail of federation is: baus_academic@mail.bg

FINLAND The Student Sports Federation of Finland (Opiskelijoiden Liikuntaliitto) elected the new President for the next two years term (2006-2007). The President became Mr. Jussi Ansala. Mr. Henri Latonen continues as a Secretary General of the Federation.

GREAT BRITAIN The British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) is delighted to announce Ian Randell as its new Chief Executive. Randell, 33, is the former Chief Executive of the Ladies European Tour (the governing body for ladies professional tournament golf in Europe) and is a graduate of The University of Warwick with a degree in Management Sciences where he also captained the University Golf Team. The experience gained in all aspects of his career in proPhone: +386 40 75 00 75, Fax: +386 1 565 41 37 email: office@eusa-unisport.org, website: www.eusa-unisport.org


fessional sport means that he is well equipped to develop the status of BUSA as an important element within the national sporting framework. IRELAND CUSAI, the National University Sports Federation of Ireland, has new contact numbers: CUSAI, Sport HQ Unit 13, Joyce Way Park West Business Park, Dublin 12 Telephone: +353 1 625 1173 Fax: +353 1 625 1174 E-mail: catherine@cusai.ie Website: www.cusai.ie ISRAEL The University Sports federation of Israel informed us, that the new representative of the federation to the EUSA General assembly will be Mr. Yaron Prager, who replaced the retired Mr. Moshe Sasson. RUSSIA Mr. Oleg V. Matytsin, the President of the Russian Student Sports Union and the Member of the EUSA Executive Committee was awarded with the Honorary Doctor Degree of Beijing Sport University. The awarding ceremony was held in Beijing Sport University (Beijing, China). Congratulations!

At the same time we would like to inform you, that FISU will move its Headquarters to new premises. The new coordinates of FISU will be: FISU Château de la Solitude 54, avenue Charles Schaller 1160 Brussels, Belgium

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2006 EUC Beach Volleyball Place: Latina / ITA Competition date: 22.06. - 25.06. E-mail: info@unicusroma.com Tel.: +39 06 3331961 Fax: +39 06 3340989 Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day EUC Handball Place: Besancon / FRA Competition date: 26.06. - 01.07. E-mail: sportubesancon@hotmail.fr Tel.: +333 81 66 61 16 Fax: +333 81 66 58 42 Entry fee: 20 € per person Particiation fee: 45 € person/day

LATINA 2006

BESANÇON 2006

FISU The FISU Executive Committee met in Bangkok, Thailand, the host city of the 2007 Summer Universiade. Among the others, a number of progress reports for World University Championships (WUC) 2006 were presented as well as the organisers of the WUC in 2008 were chosen. The Organising Committees of past and future Universiades also presented their reports. You can read more details on the meeting www.fisu.net European Universiy Sports Association Office: Dunajska cesta 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 40 75 00 75, Fax: +386 1 565 41 37 email: office@eusa-unisport.org, website: www.eusa-unisport.org


EUC Volleyball Place: Eindhoven / NED Competition date: 03.07. – 08.07. E-mail: euc2006@tue.nl Tel.: +31 40 247 5877 Fax: +31 40 247 4437 Website: www.tue.nl/euc2006 Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day

EINDHOVEN 2006

EUC Basketball Place: Guimaraes / POR Competition date: 11.07. – 16.07. Tel.: +351 253 604 120 Mobile +351 91 762 6747 Fax: +351 253 678 956 E-mail: parente@sas.uminho.pt, Website: www.eubc.2006.aaum.pt Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 40 € person/day

EUC Badminton Place: Lisbon / POR Competition date: 13.07. – 16.07. E-mail: eubc-lisbon2006@sasul.pt Tel.: +351 21 780 39 81 Mobile: +351 91 661 45 49 Fax: +351 21 780 39 89 Website: www.eubc-lisbon2006.com Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day

EUC Football Place: Eindhoven / NED Competition date: 03.07. – 08.07. E-mail: euc2006@tue.nl Tel.: +31 40 247 5877 Fax: +31 40 247 4437 Website: www.tue.nl/euc2006 Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day

EUC Tennis Place: Eindhoven / NED Competition date: 03.07. – 08.07. E-mail: euc2006@tue.nl Tel.: +31 40 247 5877 Fax: +31 40 247 4437 Website: www.tue.nl/euc2006 Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day

GUIMARAES 2006

LISBON 2006

EINDHOVEN 2006

EINDHOVEN 2006

EUC Futsal Place: Novi Sad / SCG Competition date: 18.07. – 23.07. E-mail: ussns@yahoo.com Tel., fax: +381 21 450 670 Website:www.ussns.org.yu/ championship Entry fee: 20€ per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day

NOVI SAD 2006

EUC Rowing Place: Brive / FRA Competition date: 02.09. – 03.09. Entry fee: 20 € per person Participation fee: 45 € person/day European Universiy Sports Association Office: Dunajska cesta 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 40 75 00 75, Fax: +386 1 565 41 37 email: office@eusa-unisport.org, website: www.eusa-unisport.org


1ST EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BESANÇON 2006 The first EUC Handball will take place in Besancon, France from June 26 to July 1, 2006.

CITY Besancon is the capital of Franche-Comté, on the river Doubs. The city is especially famous for its clock and watch manufactures; its watch school is world renowned. The city has also a lot of old monuments: Roman ruins, a cathedral (12 th -16 th century), and numerous buildings in Spanish Renaissance style, notably the Palais Granvelle and the imposing town hall. The city has 127000 inhabitants.

UNIVERSITY An intellectual center, Besançon is the seat of a university (founded 1422 in Dôle and moved to Besançon in 1691) and a music academy (founded 1726). The University of Besançon has 18000 students. The University will be a partner in the project. Students will be accommodated in the Student Campus, where also the breakfast, lunch ad dinner will be served. TRANSPORT Besançon is easily accessible by car, train, bus or plane. The nearest airport is Bale-Mulhouse, from where the Organising Committee will organise the transportation to the city.

matches were played also in Besançon. The EUC will be played in seven sports halls, which are situated around the Student Campus.

PROPOSED PROGRAMME 26 / 06 - Monday Arrivals Technical meeting. 27 / 06 - Tuesday Competitions Opening ceremony 28 / 06 - Wednesday Competitions Social Programme Reception with the Mayor 29 / 06 - Thursday 1/4 finals Sightseeing 30 / 06 - Friday 1/2 finals Cultural Programme 01 / 01 - Saturday Finals Closing ceremony 02 /07 - Sunday Departures MORE INFORMATION: CRSport U Besancon Tel.: +333 81 66 61 16 Fax: +333 81 66 58 42 Website: http://eurohandball2006.univ-fcomte.fr E-mail: sportubesancon@hotmail.fr

SPORT Besançon has 120 sports clubs and hosts 4200 sports events a year. The women handball club of Besançon has been a champion of France for several times, while there are many players also involved in the national team. During the World handball Championship in 2001 European Universiy Sports Association Office: Dunajska cesta 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 40 75 00 75, Fax: +386 1 565 41 37 email: office@eusa-unisport.org, website: www.eusa-unisport.org


EUSA-Event Calendar EUSA events & FISU events, organised by member federations of EUSA

2006 22.06. - 25.06.

EUC Beach Volleyball

26.06. - 01.07.

EUC Handball

Besancon / FRA

02.07. – 09.07.

EUC Volleyball

Eindhoven / NED

02.07. – 09.07.

EUC Football

Eindhoven / NED

02.07. – 09.07.

EUC Tennis

Eindhoven / NED

11.07. – 16.07.

EUC Basketball

Guimaraes / POR

13.07. – 16.07.

EUC Badminton

Lisbon / POR

18.07. – 23.07.

EUC Futsal

02.09. – 03.09.

EUC Rowing

Novi Sad / SCG

Brive / FRA

For more events please see: www.eusa-unisport.org / Event Calendar www.fisu.net European Universiy Sports Association Office: Dunajska cesta 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana

Latina / ITA

www.fisu.net

Phone: +386 40 75 00 75, Fax: +386 1 565 41 37 email: office@eusa-unisport.org, website: www.eusa-unisport.org

European University Sports Newsletter  

Newsletter of the European University Sports Association 1/2006

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