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Posted on 20 September, 2017

In 1 month the PCU International University Tennis Tournament will take place from 20 to 22 October 2017 in Dubna (Moscow region, Russian Federation). The main objective of the tournament is to offer students a platform where tennis is considered more…

Posted on 14 September, 2017

Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 elected as host cities of the future Olympic Games! The IOC awarded Olympic Games to two host cities for the first time. The Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games were awarded more…

Posted on 7 September, 2017

These days the meeting of the Panathlon International President’s Committee is taking place at the Headquarters of the Panathlon International, Rapallo, Italy. President’s Committee is represented by the International President Pierre Zappelli, PI Vice-President Giorgio Dainese and Past-Prasident Giacomo Santini.

Posted on 1 September, 2017

We hope you enjoyed your summer holiday full of sport, joy and fun! The PCU family promotes ethic sport values, fair play and universal friendship everywhere: in the mountains and on the seaside even during holidays! Let us welcome this more…

Posted on 21 August, 2017

Today after watching Summer Universiade competitions and cultural program in Taipei, the PCU Committee Executive Board (Peter Verboven, President; Gabriel Kotchofa, Secretary General and Francis Baron Van Loon, Treasurer) met to share their impressions of visiting the 2017 Universiade, Taipei more…

Posted on 19 August, 2017

The competitions of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade began yesterday, and in less than an hour, the Opening Ceremony will start at the Taipei Municipal Stadium. Live stream here   The PCU Committee Executive Board (President, Peter Verboven and Treasurer Francis Baron more…

Posted on 23 June, 2017

Spurred on by the Olympic Movement, close to 6 million people across the globe, young and old alike, are moving, jumping, stretching and getting their sweat on to promote a healthy and active lifestyle and celebrate the birth of the more…

Posted on 18 June, 2017

The FIFA 2017 Confederations Cup kicked off in Russia on June 17. To give fair play more visibility, FIFA created a programme that turned the generic notion into a simple design and an easy-to-understand code of conduct that must be more…

Posted on 14 May, 2017

During the exposition in Rapallo from 11 to 13 May 2017 an extra voting was organized for the “Honorable Commendation of the HQ Panathlon International”. The voters’ choice coincided with the Selection Commission choice of the Drawing Contest winner. Visitors more…

Posted on 12 May, 2017

The exposition Inauguration of the Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest 2016 and International Graphic Art Competition PI – Domenico Chiesa Foundation was held on May 12, 2017 in the Hotel Rosabianca, Rapallo, Italy. The opening ceremony was initiated by more…

Posted on 30 April, 2017

The 1st Exposition took place at the University of Antwerp during the 18th PCU Games from 26 to 28 April 2017. On Wednesday, April 26, the 15 best drawings were exposed during the Opening Ceremony of the PCU Games. The more…

Posted on 29 April, 2017

The PCU Games 2017 were ended successfully on Friday, April 28, and offered the following Champions: Enrico Prandi Fair Play Trophy: University of Essex (England) Fustal Men: University of Antwerp (Belgium) Basketball Men: University of Essex (England) Basketball Women: University more…

Posted on 29 April, 2017

The PCU Committee General Assembly appointed a new Executive Board for the next 4 years. Peter Verboven was elected President of the association, Gabriel Kotchofa was elected Secretary General and Francis baron Van Loon was elected Treasurer. The PCU Committee more…

Posted on 29 April, 2017

The PCU Committee General Assembly and PCU Games Closing Ceremony took place on Friday 28 April in the Grauwzusters Cloister in Antwerp. During the General Assembly the reports of the President and Secretary General were presented to the membership, the more…

Posted on 29 April, 2017

The first edition of the YERUN Sport Days ended on Friday 28 April and were closed by YERUN Sport Days chairman Alain Verschoren during the Closing Ceremony at the Grauwzusters Cloister in Antwerp. With a participation from the University of Rome more…

Posted on 28 April, 2017

27 April 2017, Thursday, was the first Competition day of the 2017 PCU Games. University teams competed in the Futsal, Basketball, Volleyball competitions. The results with scores and ranking of each competition are available on the page “Competition and Results” more…

Posted on 27 April, 2017

During the PCU Games dinner participants could compete in the PCU music challenge were 6 different musical challenges, ranging from karaoke challenge, a  quiz, guessing jingles, etc. The competition was won by the team from the University of Rome Tor more…

Posted on 27 April, 2017

The YERUN Dinner during YERUN Sport days in Antwerp in presence of Paul Standaert, member of the Panathlon International Executive Board, was hold on Thursday, April 27. Dinner was attended by representatives of the University of Antwerp, Paris Dauphine University, more…

Posted on 27 April, 2017

Nearly 400 players, delegation members, volunteers and officials received their accreditation on Thursday followed by the opening of the PCU Drawing contest exhibition. During the exhibition 243 students submitted their drawing of preference to the PCU Committee to honor on more…

Posted on 26 April, 2017

The workshop “YERUN collaboration in the domain of Sport” took place in University of Antwerp City Campus. Presentations were made by the University of Antwerp, the University of Essex, the University Rome Tor Vergata and the PCU Committee. The participants more…

Posted on 20 April, 2017

We are delighted to announce that selection of the 15 best drawings will be exposed during the PCU Games from 26 to 28 April 2017 in University of Antwerp. The PCU Games participants will be invited to vote for their more…

Posted on 19 April, 2017

In one week time, 396 accredited players, delegation members, YERUN representatives and staff members will participate in the 18th PCU Games. This year for the first time European universities from the YERUN network participate in the Games. Delegations will be welcomed from 11 more…

Posted on 14 April, 2017

On 14 April 2017 PIUTT Organization Committee (POC) meeting took place in Antwerp.   The members of the POC: Baron Francis Van Loon, Dmitry Fursaev and Peter Verboven, met to discuss about PIUTT 2017 and possibilities of further cooperation between Dubna more…

Posted on 13 April, 2017

6-8 April 2017 Reggio Emilia hosted great events of the Panathlon International.   The meeting of the PI President’s Committee took place at the Hotel Mercure Astoria on 6 April 2017. Among the points of discussion – 2017 agenda of PI activities:  PI/IOC Projects,  District President’s more…

Posted on 6 April, 2017

  The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (#IDSDP) is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. The IDSDP, celebrated each year on 6 April, more…

Posted on 29 March, 2017

The 18th PCU Games are organized from 26 to 28 April 2017 in Antwerp (Flanders, Belgium). Men’s Futsal, Volleyball, Basketball and women’s Basketball and Volleyball are programmed. The main objective is to offer students a platform where sport is considered more…

Posted on 15 February, 2017

Yesterday (February 14th) the PCU Antwerp (Belgium) awarded its yearly Honorary Rector Francis Van Loon-award to the ‘best’ University of Antwerp topsport student. Three of the four nominees were 2016 Olympic Participants (swimmers Kimberly Buys and Basten Caerts and 800m-runner more…

Posted on 13 February, 2017

Students from more than 450 art universities and university colleges worldwide are invited to create a drawing related to fair play in university sport. With the contest, the PCU Committee aims to develop a synergy between the worlds of student art more…

Posted on 31 January, 2017

On Tuesday 31 January 2017 the Contest Selection Commission met in Antwerp, chaired by Contest President Prof. Dr. Alain Verschoren. Among the 15 best drawings of the 2016 contest, the winning artworks were selected. The Selection Commission President expressed his gratitude more…

Posted on 27 January, 2017

The International Board of Panathlon International appointed a new Secretary General, Mrs. Simona Callo, already many years active as employee of the General Secretariat and as personal assistant of the International President. The PCU Committee congratulates Mrs. Simona Cal­lo on more…

Posted on 2 December, 2016

The Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) is a network of 18 European universities. The primary objective of YERUN is to strengthen and develop cooperation in the area of scientific research, academic education and service to society among a cluster of highly -ranked, more…

Posted on 2 December, 2016

On Wednesday 30 November a PCU Committee delegation met with PI President P. Zappelli in Lausanne, Switzerland. PCU Committee President Peter Verboven and PCU Committee General Manager Alina Baranova examined with the PI President the venues for the Drawing Contest more…

Posted on 17 November, 2016

The University of An­twerp, host of the 20­17 PCU Games, was rep­resented at the 19th ­ENAS Forum & Assembly (Euro­pean Network of Acade­mic Sports Services) in Malta, 8-11 November 2016. The theme for the 2016 Forum & Assembly was “Leadership; more…

Posted on 11 November, 2016

During Moscow stay the Antwerp Delegation visited the XXVII International Tennis Tournament “VTB Kremlin Cup” at the Olympic Stadium.   Thanks for this opportunity to Kremlin Cup General Director Yakov Shathin and organizers from Russian Tennis Federation. Especially Vice-president Dmitry more…

Posted on 7 November, 2016

  The invitation campaign for the PCU University Games 2017 started. The PCU Games are organized from 26 to 28 April 2017 in Antwerp (Belgium) and ensure a free sports and events program for universities and university colleges worldwide, including a more…

Posted on 4 November, 2016

RIA News about PIUTT: Russian Agency of International Information “RIA News” – the former media group and one of the world’s major news agencies, with headquarters in Moscow, now the brand MIA “Russia today”   PIUTT on TV: Moscow Region more…

Posted on 24 October, 2016

Lomonosov Moscow Stat­e University (RUS) is­ the winner of the PI­UTT 2016 after an exc­iting final agains th­e University of Antwe­rp (BEL) at the State­ University of Dubna ­in the Moscow Region. After the Final, the ­trophies, medals and ­certificates more…

Posted on 23 October, 2016

Results of the PCU International Tennis Tournament 2016 are available on the PIUTT Official Page of PCU Committee website. You can download Pdf file ⇒ DRAW AND RESULTS  to see results of the 1st edition of the PIUTT. The winner and more…

Posted on 21 October, 2016

Tonight the Opening C­eremony of the first ­edition of the PIUTT Tennis Tournament too­k place. After welcoming words­ from the Rector of D­ubna State University­ and a representative­ of the City of Dubna­, Dr. Prof. Francis b­aron Van Loon officia­lly more…

Posted on 12 October, 2016

On the PCU Committee website you can find the updated Official Program of the PCU International University Tennis Tournament from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 October 2016 and download the Pdf file with all details about venues, time and events.

Posted on 11 October, 2016

www.studentsport.ru – Russian student sport mass media portal announced the PCU International University Tennis Tournament 2016. The portal was created in September 2011, it is a project of the Association of the student and youth sports.

Posted on 6 October, 2016

You can find an article about the PIUTT 2016 on the official web-site of “Tennis Weekend” Media partner “Tennis Weekend” – the only Russian tennis magazine, which provides its readers with exclusive content, news, professional reviews and other interesting information. more…

Posted on 5 October, 2016

The TV Channel 360° as a media partner of the PIUTT announces the Tennis Tournament in Dubna. Alina Baranova General Manager PIUTT and Mikhail Bogomolov Head of Dubna University Student Union answered questions about the upcoming event. Video will be more…

Posted on 20 September, 2016

The International Day of University Sport (IDUS) will be celebrated annually on 20 September. It is officially endorsed by the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organisation (UNESCO). Among others, the day aims at confirming the importance of sport in more…

Posted on 7 August, 2016

You can find here the Official Olympic Schedule & Results for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. Full Competition Schedule by Day or by Sport.   Use this Daily competition schedule to help you plan your Olympic Games experience.

Posted on 5 August, 2016

Already few hours until the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016 Olympic Games! The men’s and women’s football tournaments have already begun, and athletes are training hard. Tonight, the Olympic flame will once again inspire the world. Good luck to all more…

Posted on 1 August, 2016

We are honored to already receive lots of entries for the Drawing Contest. Upon request of many students, the PCU Committee decided to prolong the deadline for the Contest until 1 October 2016. Stay tuned to the PCU Committee page more…

Posted on 27 July, 2016

Hope you have a nice vacation! Full of fun, joy and sport! It was a great academic year with the PCU Committee projects. Thank you for participation! Now we slowed down our social media activity during relaxing summer time. But more…

Posted on 22 May, 2016

During the 47th Ordinary Elective Assembly of Panathlon International in Antwerp on 22 May 2016, Pierre Zappelli was elected President of Panathlon International. Pierre Zappelli was President of the Panathlon Club of Lausanne from 2008 to 2012 and District President more…

Posted on 13 May, 2016

The annual Panathlon International Congress is this year organised in Antwerp by the Panathlon Club of the University of Antwerp. The subject of the congress is “Ethics and Governance in Sport: Are we committed to change?”. In addition an Extraordinary more…

Posted on 12 May, 2016

May 12, 2016, the University of Antwerp Student Sports Council wrapped up the academic sports year with a Gala Night. Fifteen awards were given to the winners of 7 year long competitions, as well as some individual awards. The pool more…

Posted on 3 May, 2016

May 2, 2016 in the Stadion of the oldest football club in Belgium, Royal Antwerp FC, the final of the 15th Antwerp Students League was held, a football competition (11 vs 11) for Antwerp Student Unions containing mixed teams (min. more…

Posted on 30 April, 2016

The final results with scores and ranking of the 2016 PCU Games are updated on the page “Competition and Results” on this website. You can find new photos with impressions of the second Match and Final Day of the PCU more…

Posted on 30 April, 2016

The annual General Assembly of the PCU Committee was convened on Friday, 29 April 2016, in the University of Antwerp, Grauwzusters Cloister City Campus – Building S, Lange Sint-Annastraat 7, Antwerp, Belgium. The General Assembly was attended by the Panathlon International more…

Posted on 29 April, 2016

Enrico Prandi Fair Play Trophy:  Goce Delcev University – Stip (Macedonia)   Men’s Futsal:  Higher Education Institute of Pooyanedegane Danesh (Iran)   Men’s Basketball:  Higher Education Institute of Pooyanedegane Danesh (Iran)   Men’s Volleyball:  Mendel University in Brno (Czech Republic)   more…

Posted on 29 April, 2016

Awaiting the finals of today and the General Assembly of the PCU Committee of tonight and the University of Antwerp, please find some impressions of the 1st Match Day of PCU University Games 2016 and Student Night party in the photo album of more…

Posted on 28 April, 2016

28 April, 2016, Wednesday, was the first day of the 2016 PCU Games. Four competitions  (men’s Futsal, Basketball, Volleyball and women’s Volleyball) were organised in accordance with match schedules.   The results with scores and ranking of the first day more…

Posted on 27 April, 2016

The Opening Ceremony of the 2016 PCU Games was held in the University of Antwerp City Campus, Antwerp, Belgium, on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.   The Opening Ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Sports of the City of Antwerp, more…

Posted on 26 April, 2016

We are happy to start the 2016 PCU Games and present some changes in the list of participants.   Futsal Men 1. Goče Delcev University – Štip MKD 2. London South Bank University GBR 3. Higher Education Institute of Pooyandegane more…

Posted on 12 April, 2016

It is our pleasure to present Facebook event of PCU Committee. Join us to show your support for the University teams participating in PCU Games 2016 Facebook event

Posted on 17 March, 2016

The Drawing Contest 2016 news: we already have first entries! First entry contains two drawings, made on a computer. The name of the series is “Gymnasts”. Follow us on Facebook.com/PCUCommittee to see pictures of new entries and stay tuned to pcucommittee.com as we inform you more…

Posted on 11 March, 2016

The PCU Games 2016 welcome 32 teams, rep­resenting students from 15 countries. Du­e to the high participation in the Futsa­l, Basketball and Volleyball competition­s and the limited number of participati­on requests in Football Men, the PCU Com­mittee has decided to more…

Posted on 10 March, 2016

Panathlon International has taken a new and important step towards its integration among the most important partner organizations of the European Commission. In the Hague, the Netherlands on 9-10 March 2016, the International President Giacomo Santini and European Commissioner for more…

Posted on 7 March, 2016

After the recent meeting of International President Giacomo Santini with European Commissioner Tibor Navracsics, where it was expressed interest to become a partner of the European Week of Sport, Panathlon International will participate in the next European Sport Forum in The Hague, The Netherlands, more…

Posted on 23 February, 2016

On Tuesday 1st March 2016 at 2:00 p.m. the meeting of the PCU Board will take place at the “Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre”, Milan, Italy. The meeting will be devoted to planning and development the situation of more…

Posted on 17 February, 2016

An important recognition came to Panathlon International by the European Commission. The Commissioner for education, culture, youth and sport Tibor Navracsics met President of Panathlon International Giacomo Santini, accompanied by President of District Belgium Thierry Zintz, to verify the possibility more…

Posted on 16 February, 2016

Many panathletes and candidate members were represented in our yearly sports-personality evening, hosted at the University of Antwerp. This yearly traditional evening symbolized innovation and a joint venture between the two Antwerp clubs (Panathlon Antwerp – PCU). A refreshment of more…

Posted on 5 February, 2016

The PCU Committee welcomes Jeka as our new Premium Partner. JEKA was established in Belgium in 1960 with the unique objective to offer students and young people the possibility to travel the world. Today JEKA has evolved to a European organisation more…

Posted on 5 February, 2016

The Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest is a yearly international contest where students from minimum 300 art universities and colleges worldwide are invited to create a drawing related to fair play in university sport. The PCU Committee selects the best 15 more…

Posted on 5 February, 2016

The PIUTT ensures a free tennis and events program for universities and university colleges worldwide. The main objective is to offer students a platform where tennis is considered as a valuable instrument to develop international interaction and experience, with emphasis on Fair Play more…

Posted on 5 February, 2016

With the introduction of the PIUTT Tennis and the Drawing Contest, the PCU Committee renewed its interactive platform. All information about the PCU Committee, its organisations and events endorsed by the PCU Committee are now available on this website.

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