Tag Archive: Australia

An amazing 20 year Universiade anniversary

Martin Roberts epitomises everything Australian University Sport wants to be and everything the organisation is becoming. Roberts is intelligent, passionate and dedicated to Australia’s future in sport and has been guiding young Australian… Continue reading

The Universiade in review_TDTV

Take a look at the three amazing weeks I spent in Kazan, Russia reporting at the second largest multi-sports event in the world. A 7-minute review that gives an insight into the things… Continue reading

Australia’s best result ever from a Universiade

The Uniroos have enjoyed their most successful World University Games in history in at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia. The 202 strong delegation, including 151 athletes, placed 10th on the medal tally,… Continue reading

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

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