Tessa Lavey wins bronze for Australia

Ex-Swan Hill Flyers basketballer Tessa Lavey has won a bronze medal for Australia at the 27th Summer Universiade in Russia. Lavey played a secondary point guard role to help the emerging Opals women’s… Continue reading

A silver medal for emerging Aussie Boomers

The Australian men’s basketball team have pushed Russia to the limits in a captivating gold medal match at the World University Games in Kazan. Australia, against all odds, got within two points in… Continue reading

The Russian world.

Any preconceived ideas of Russia being a dangerous or unaccommodating nation have been quashed during my experience at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. I arrived to Russia with little to no knowledge… Continue reading

Emerging Australian Opals win bronze

The Opals development team, whom many of the young students will be anchoring Australia’s 2020 Olympic hopes, defeated Chinese Taipai 99-58. The head coach of the women’s basketball program at the Australian Institute… Continue reading

Learning from the best

This year marks the Leo Rossoshik’s 50th year as a sport journalist, and the experienced Russian is proud to one of several specialists passing on countless years of knowledge to young journalists from… Continue reading

Rhythmic Gymnastics and Rugby Sevens_TDTV

Young South African journalist Fabio De Domincis was fortunate enough to get a good look at the Rhythmic gymnastics before going to watch the men and women in the Rugby Sevens. The sports… Continue reading

Rhythmic Rugby

One of the most appealing aspects of a multi-faceted sporting competition like the World University Games is the wide array of events jam packed into a tight time frame. The commencement of both… Continue reading

Powerful students at the Universiade

The power is with the students of the “new” world. The International University Sports Federation have declared that they are proud of preparing the decision makers of tomorrow at the Opening ceremony of… Continue reading

The Russian World: We have lift off.

Any preconceived ideas of Russia being a dangerous or unaccommodating nation have been quashed during my experience at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. I arrived to Russia with little to no knowledge… Continue reading

Opals lose in a cliff-hanger

The Australian women’s basketball team have come agonisingly close to advancing to the gold medal match at the Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia. The Opals development team lost by one-point to the United… Continue reading