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Posted on 12 October, 2019

The official draw ceremony of the XXX International Tennis Tournament «VTB Kremlin Cup» was held on Sunday, October 12, at the press-conference hall of the news agency TASS. The 30th International tennis tournament «VTB Kremlin Cup 2019» will be held more…

Posted on 8 October, 2019

18-20 October 2019, Moscow                                                                          more…

Posted on 7 October, 2019

The XIII Panamerican Panathlon International Congress took place from 3 to 6 October in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The PCU Committee attended the program and presented the exposition of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest devoted to the Fair Play more…

Posted on 19 September, 2019

In the frame of #BeActive movement and as part of the European Week of Sport Program the action “Bring your Sport Club to the school” was organized by the Sports Flanders Agency of Belgium. The child of one of our members promoted more…

Posted on 16 September, 2019

Registration for a new PCU Chess Cup is open now. The PCU International University Chess Cup is organized from 6 to 8 December 2019 in Antwerp (Belgium), the 1st edition welcomes 16 players in a Rapid Chess tournament over 3 more…

Posted on 15 September, 2019

Together with the team of the University of Antwerpen we are rowing towards the European Week of Sport. Watch th video from the Dragonboat Festival in Antwerp:   Join the #BeActive #5minChallenge to encourage Europeans across the continent to unite in exercise. more…

Posted on 1 August, 2019

We are summing up the interim results. Four exhibitions of the #PCUContest have already been held, two in Antwerp, Belgium and one in Rome, Italy. Two more exhibitions are expected this year in October in Buenos Aires, Argentina and in more…

Posted on 25 July, 2019

The PIUTT Tennis Tournament is becoming more and more international. We have already received entries from Belgium 🇧🇪, Ghana 🇬🇭, Hungary 🇭🇺, Italy 🇮🇹, Romania 🇷🇴, Russia 🇷🇺, Sierra Leone 🇸🇱, Slovenia 🇸🇮 and UK 🇬🇧. If you want to join the tennis competition from 18 to 20 October in more…

Posted on 6 July, 2019

The delegation of the PCU Commitee and University of Antwerp representatives attennded the Opening Ceremony, meetings and competitions of the the Universiade. Gabriel Kotchofa, the PCU Committee Secretary General, attended the presentation of Ekaterinburg as the host city of the more…

Posted on 23 June, 2019

Join the Contest to promote Olympic principals. Friendship, Respect and Excellence are the Olympic values. Celebrate what it means to be Olympic this #OlympicDay     This artwork “Union” is the winner of the 3rd Drawing Contest devoted to Fair more…

Posted on 21 June, 2019

The 2nd European Games begin in Minsk, Belarus. From June 21 to June 30 2019, the Republic of Belarus hosts the 2nd European Games – international multi-sport competitions among athletes of the European continent, which are held every four years more…

Posted on 20 June, 2019

The first results of the meeting in Rapallo are that CUS Roma Tor Vergata already received the support of the Panathlon Club Rome for the next “CUS Weekend’s”. On Saturday 22nd June at the “Castel Gandolfo” lake CUS Roma Tor more…

Posted on 18 June, 2019

Panathlon International is headquartered in Rapallo, Italy. We were lucky to have a short tour around the office of the General Secretariat right before its closing from June 18 to 21 and June 24-25 for some renewal. The Villa will more…

Posted on 14 June, 2019

The Panathlon meeting with the participation of the CUS Roma Tor Vergata representative took place at the HQ Panathlon International in Rapallo, Italy. The meeting was hold to discuss further cooperation in university sport. Meeting was attended by: 🔹CUS Roma more…

Posted on 12 June, 2019

On 12 June we celebrate the proclamation of the Panathlon Day, a date to remember of our growth. Congratulations to all Panathlon Family, represented in 24 countries and 12 districts and our PCU Committee network in 22 countries. 👇 The PCU Club more…

Posted on 11 June, 2019

In continuation of the development of international cooperation and at the invitation of the Consul General of Russia in Antwerp, the delegation of the PCU Committee and University of Antwerp visited the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Antwerp more…

Posted on 4 June, 2019

Registration for the PIUTT Tennis Tournament is free and open to all universities and colleges worldwide. The 4th PCU International University Tennis Tournament is organized by the Universityof Antwerp in association with the Financial University under the Government of the more…

Posted on 27 May, 2019

The PIUTT Agreement with the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation was signed on 24 May, 2019 with presence of the Consul General and Vice-Consul of the Russian Federation in Antwerp. The meeting was attended by:⠀ – more…

Posted on 24 May, 2019

Congratulations to the Rector of the Financial University Mikhail Eskindarov with a State Award “For Merit to the Fatherland”. The order was awarded by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on 23 May, just the same day the more…

Posted on 23 May, 2019

On 23 May the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (Russia) was signed by the Rector of the University of Antwerp, Herman Van Goethem and the more…

Posted on 3 May, 2019

From 24 to 26 April 2019 the Antwerp University Association (Flanders, Belgium), hosted the 20th Anniversary edition of the PCU University Games, a yearly sports event (futsal, basketball and volleyball) organized by the PCU Committee to promote Ethics and Fair Play more…

Posted on 2 May, 2019

From 19 to 26 April during the PCU Bridge Trophy and the PCU Games 2019, the exposition of the 3rd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest, devoted to University Sport and Fair Play, was set up on 3 different campuses more…

Posted on 29 April, 2019

The General Assembly on Friday 26th April was followed by the PCU Games Closing Ceremony where the Enrico Prandi Fair Play Trophy was awarded to De Montfort University (UK) by Mr. Enrico Prandi, Past President of Panathlon International and founder more…

Posted on 28 April, 2019

The PCU Committee General Assembly took place on Friday 26 April in the University of Antwerp Grauwzusters Campus.   During the General Assembly the President, Peter Verboven, gave a report about the PCU Committee 2018 activities, the growing membership and more…

Posted on 26 April, 2019

All matches are played, so the champions of the 2019 PCU Games are known! Congratulations to all participants!   Futsal men: 1 Catalan National University Team 2 Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation 3 AP University College more…

Posted on 26 April, 2019

On Wednesday the YERUN Sport Days Workshop was held for sport professionals of the YERUN members. This third edition of the Workshop welcomed 5 YERUN members to exchange ideas and presentations about possible collaborations, namely University of Konstanz, University of more…

Posted on 26 April, 2019

After a busy and succesful start of the PCU University Games, the results of the first day can be found online on the  Competition & Results Page. Stay tuned for more results during the day. Match results up to the more…

Posted on 25 April, 2019

The PCU University Games welcome about 630 accreditations from 15 countries. Accreditation for teams and delegations took place in the University of Antwerp Aula Rector Dhanis, the biggest auditorium of the City Campus (700 seats). Smaller halls can no longer more…

Posted on 24 April, 2019

The workshop “AURORA collaboration in the domain of Sport” was held exclusively for professionals of the sport offices of the AURORA members. Within this workshop the AURORA Sport Days program successfully started for the first time during the PCU Games more…

Posted on 23 April, 2019

Congratulations to the Champions of the 1st edition of the PCU Bridge Trophy: 1st place was taken by the University of Leipzig 2nd place went to the University of Leiden Bronze medals awarded to combined team from Utrecht and Nijmegen more…

Posted on 20 April, 2019

Results of the Welcome Pair Tournament of the PCU Bridge from yesterday (19/04/2019) are available here. The winner is pair 103: Goubert Joost and Depauw Frederic from the University of Antwerp with result 63,99%. The Continuous VP Scale will be used to more…

Posted on 19 April, 2019

The first edition of the PCU International University Bridge Trophy is organized from 19 to 22 April 2019 in Antwerp (Belgium), by the UAntwerpen with the assistance of Bridgeclub DUA (the University of Antwerp’s bridge club) and endorsed by the more…

Posted on 19 April, 2019

PCU University Games 2019 starts in 5 days! 50 teams from Belgium, Catalonia/Spain, England/UK, Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, Iran, Scotland/UK, Albania, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Switzerland and Italy will take part in futsal, basketball and volleyball Female and Male more…

Posted on 18 April, 2019

On the Panathlon Antwerp meeting was devoted to the celebration next year (2020) of 100 years Olympic Games in Antwerp, Belgium. In Antwerp for the first time the Olympic Oath was taken and the first Olympic flag was presented at more…

Posted on 12 April, 2019

In 1 week the 1st edition of the #PCUBridge Trophy will take place at the University of Antwerp “Hof Van Liere“, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium. This magnificent historic Hof van Liere building lies in the heart of the City Campus.   Take more…

Posted on 10 April, 2019

Only 2 weeks left till the start of the PCU Games 2019. On 25-26 April sport venues open their doors and welcome the athletes for a sports program.   ⚽ FUTSAL: Sports Centre Het Rooi The accommodation for the futsal more…

Posted on 9 April, 2019

Last weekend was full of the events hosted by the Panathlon Club La Malpensa.   On Thursday, April 4, the Panathlon Club La Malpensa presented an award to the LIUC student and professional cyclist Silvia Pollicini. The prize is intended more…

Posted on 8 April, 2019

PCU Games Chairman, Bahram Ghadimi, has been elected at the Iranian Olympic Academy as President of the Iranian Hockey Federation (IHF). The IHF is the national governing body for field hockey in Iran and is affiliated to the International Hockey more…

Posted on 6 April, 2019

Our office team joins the #WhiteCard campaign to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.  Holding up a White Card, just like a referee, is an action that symbolizes the positive power of sport. In contrast with more…

Posted on 4 April, 2019

In 20 days we are celebrating the 20th anniversary edition of the PCU Games in Antwerp.  We hope you are as excited as us! The aim is to make it an unforgettable edition for every player, coach or delegation member! more…

Posted on 25 March, 2019

The PCU Committee endorses the “Rome Tor Vergata Games”, organised by the CUS Rome Tor Vergata.   The CUS Rome Tor Vergata is an amateur sports association for students, administrative and teaching staff that promotes sport within the University of more…

Posted on 23 March, 2019

Do you want to earn a little extra while at the same time gaining a unique experience? Then sign up as a team guide for the PCU Games (24-26 April) and guide an international sports team through Antwerp.   You more…

Posted on 21 March, 2019

The 2019 Winter Universiade left a great positive impression on the PCU Committee Secretary General Gabriel Kotchofa:   “My dream is to see African athletes participating in such competitions, but I am already happy to witness such an event. Everything more…

Posted on 18 March, 2019

On 12-13 March 2019 the 15 best drawings of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest were presented in the University of Rome Tor Vergata. A lot of students and docents could enjoy the exposition passing in the hall of more…

Posted on 8 March, 2019

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), a more…

Posted on 2 March, 2019

Welcome to Real Winter! ❄🏂⛷ The PCU Secretary General Gabriel Kotchofa is attending the 29th Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia which takes place from 2 to 12 March in the heart of Siberia. Coverage from Krasnoyarsk, Russia is available worldwide more…

Posted on 24 February, 2019

Congratulations to the authors of the 15 best selected drawings and three winners! On 19 February 2019 during the Panathlon Antwerp Sports Personalities 2018, the exposition of the 3rd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest was presented to the Selection more…

Posted on 20 February, 2019

Awarding ceremony of the Panathlon Antwerp Sports Personalities 2018 took place yesterday, 19 February 2019 in the beautiful Grauwzusters Cloister of the University of Antwerp. The winner of the Honorary Rector Francis Van Loon award as top sport student of more…

Posted on 13 February, 2019

The PCU Secretary General, His Excellency Prof. Dr. A. G. Kotchofa was awarded the anniversary medal of Friendship for loyalty to the historical traditions of friendship, for personal achievements in preserving, strengthening and developing the traditional friendship between the peoples of more…

Posted on 17 January, 2019

Art’s Birthday – an annual exchange-art event celebrated on January 17th by a loose collection of artists and artist organizations around the world. “Art’s Birthday” is first proposed in 1963 by French artist Robert Filliou. He suggested that 1,000,000 years more…

Posted on 1 January, 2019

This is a new year! 🎄 The PCU Committee wishes you a happy, healthy, sportive, creative and prosperous New 2019 Year! A lot of great things coming ⚽️⚾️🏀🏐🏈🎾 Stay tuned!

Posted on 7 December, 2018

Yesterday, 6 December 2018, the last Panathlon Antwerp meeting of this year took place in the University of Antwerp Club.   Thanks to the guest speaker Michel Pradolini it was a fascinating evening. The many social commitments of the City more…

Posted on 5 December, 2018

On this International Volunteer Day, we thank all volunteers involved in the PCU projects! Thank you for your work! Thank you for sharing our values! Thanks for the contributions to our mission! Thank you for your enthusiasm, motivation and positive! more…

Posted on 3 December, 2018

The reportage about the 2018 PIUTT Tennis Tournament by the TV Channel “Universum” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaHeriS6Lak     “Universum” is an educational channel created by the Dubna State University. TV channel is open for those who are interested in everything that happens more…

Posted on 28 November, 2018

The roundtable discussion session “Sports Industry and Economics of Impressions” took place during the 5th International Financial University Forum. The following topics were discussed: ✔ The role and meaning of sports for the economy and social sector ✔ Sports project implementation characteristics more…

Posted on 27 November, 2018

The delegation of the University of Antwerp and the PCU Commiittee attended the Fifth International Financial University Forum “How to Break into the Top Five of the Leading World Economies?” on 27-29 November 2018 in Moscow, Russia. This is the more…

Posted on 22 November, 2018

The PCU Committee is honored to inform you about the AURORA Sport Days. This event is a collaboration between AURORA and the PCU Committee. The AURORA Sport Days are organized from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 April 2019 at the University of Antwerp. During more…

Posted on 11 November, 2018

Follow the 2019 PCU Games Facebook event by scanning the QR CODE or follow the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2185477821773219/ The 20th PCU University Games are organized from 24 to 26 April 2019 in Antwerp (Flanders, Belgium). Competitions: Men’s and women’s Futsal, Volleyball & more…

Posted on 1 November, 2018

From 19 to 21 October during the 2018 PIUTT, the exposition of the 2nd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest was presented in the Hall of theDubna University Sports Complex. The drawing “Victory in my heart” made by Natalya Scunchaya from Ukraine was more…

Posted on 29 October, 2018

PIUTT 2018: Tennis tournament, held at the Dubna State University (Moscow region, Russia) as part of the Panathlon International Movement, united students from different countries   The PCU International University Tennis Tournament (PIUTT) in support of the Olympic principles of more…

Posted on 21 October, 2018

Final results of the PCU International Tennis Tournament 2018 are available on the PIUTT Official Page “Competition and Results“. You can download Pdf files of Women’s singles and Men’s singles here:   RESULTS 2018 Group results PIUTT 2018 Women’s singles Group more…

Posted on 20 October, 2018

Today was the 1st Competition day of the 2018 PIUTT. The day began with a match that lasted more than an hour with tiebreak. The results with scores of each competition are available on the page “Competition and Results” on this website. more…

Posted on 19 October, 2018

On Friday night October 19th at the Olympus Sport Complex of the Dubna State University the Opening Ceremony of the 3rd edition of the PCU International University Tennis Tournament (PIUTT) took place. After welcoming words by representatives of the Host more…

Posted on 14 October, 2018

The PIUTT tennis tournament is held at the same time as the XXIX International Tennis Tournament “VTB Kremlin Cup”. The VTB Kremlin Cup official draw ceremony was held today in the press-conference room of TASS news agency. The draw ceremony more…

Posted on 13 October, 2018

The Dubna State University is looking forward to welcoming the participants of the 2018 PIUTT Tennis Tournament from October 19 to October 21 in Dubna (Moscow region, Russia). The Opening ceremony will be held in a new location of the more…

Posted on 12 October, 2018

His Excellency Ambassador Anicet Gabriel Kotchofa, the PCU Committee Secretary General, is taking part as FISU consultant in the Heads of Delegation Meeting for the 29th Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk. The four-day event is seen as a key part more…

Posted on 10 October, 2018

The press conference was organised in the run-up to the PCU International University Tennis Tournament in Dubna City Administration. The meeting was attended by the Head of the PR Department of Dubna City Andrey Khachaturov, the head of Sport Department more…

Posted on 3 October, 2018

We go to Buenos Aires 2018! The Panathlon International will be presented at the upcoming 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires to promote the ethical and educational values ​​of sport. Special stand is organised at the Roca Park where more…

Posted on 27 September, 2018

Kicking off the academic year with a bang! A new academic year has already started almost worldwide. Today students in Antwerp celebrate StuDay 2018 Lots of challenges and sport competitions were organised for students to win UAntwerpen Plus Pass sportcard. Together with the University more…

Posted on 25 September, 2018

Smart up that body and brain! Panathlon International together with ENGSO and the European Lotteries organised BeActive squat & talk event during the European Week of Sport. The program united squats and talks by including the simple but argh-so-effective Bring Sally up more…

Posted on 23 September, 2018

PCU Committee is now on VK, the main social network in Russia. Join our new group and event page on vk.com for PIUTT 2018 in Russia. We welcome students, tennis players, tennis fans, volunteers, spectators and all followers sharing Olympic more…

Posted on 20 September, 2018

The 20th of September is the International Day of University Sport. Launched in 2016 and officially proclaimed by UNESCO, the International Day of University Sport is celebrated annually on 20 September. Among others, the day aims at confirming the importance of more…

Posted on 19 September, 2018

Preparations for the 2018 PIUTT Tennis Tournament are already in place. In one month we meet on the tennis court. The PIUTT will take place from 19 to 21 October in Dubna, Russia. The 3rd edition of the PIUTT welcomes more…

Posted on 5 July, 2018

Panathlon Antwerp Golf Initiation took place yesterday in the Golfclub Three Oaks. The Panathlon members and guests had the opportunity to try all the aspects of the game. Following the Golf Initiation there was a dinner with guest speaker Pieter more…

Posted on 23 June, 2018

23 June 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of Olympic Day. The IOC is celebrating this anniversary through the #UnitedBy, which recognises the people who make sport happen every day for themselves, their families, friends and communities. The Olympic Channel has found a more…

Posted on 17 June, 2018

The exposition of the 2nd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest was held together with the 15th International Graphic Art Competition PI – Domenico Chiesa Foundation. The artworks were exposed in the Palagio dei Capitani di Parte Guelfa, a historical more…

Posted on 12 June, 2018

On June 12th, 1951, the sports volunteer organization was born. Today Panathlon International counts approximately 300 Clubs in the world with approximately 10 thousand members. From 2018 the “Panathlon Day” is officially established and will be celebrated on June 12 more…

Posted on 10 June, 2018

The 21st International Congress “Education in and through sport – Connecting values, physical literacy and wellbeing” and the 48th General Assembly of Panathlon International will take place on 15-17 June 2018 in Florence, Italy. A PCU Committee delegation will attend the Congress. more…

Posted on 21 May, 2018

We want to highlight one more time that the 2018 Enrico Prandi Trophy for Fair Play was awarded to London South Bank University (England). The Enrico Prandi Trophy is a prestigious award, unique in the world of university sport and more…

Posted on 7 May, 2018

From 25 to 27 April 2018 during the PCU Games 2018, the exposition of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest 2017, devoted to University Sport and Olympic principals, was set up on two different campuses of the University of more…

Posted on 5 May, 2018

The PCU Committee General Assembly took place on Friday 27 April in the University of Antwerp Grauwzusters Campus. During the General Assembly the reports of the President (Peter Verboven) and Secretary General (Gabriel Kotchofa) were presented to the membership. The more…

Posted on 3 May, 2018

The YERUN Sport Days were organized from Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 April 2018 during the PCU Games at the University of Antwerp. The program included a workshop for professionals on Wednesday, a Yerun dinner for students and professionals on more…

Posted on 29 April, 2018

From 25 to 27 April 2018 the City of Antwerp, Belgium, hosted the 19th PCU University Games, a yearly free sports and events program (futsal, basketball and volleyball) organized by the Antwerp University Association and endorsed by the PCU Committee more…

Posted on 27 April, 2018

Enrico Prandi Fair Play Trophy: London South Bank University, England Men’s Futsal: I place – Catalan National University Selection, Spain/Catalonia II place – AP University College, Belgium III place – Selected Students of Iran, Iran Women’s Futsal: I place – University more…

Posted on 27 April, 2018

26 Aplil 2018, Thursday, was the 1st Competition day of the 2018 PCU Games. University teams competed in the Futsal, Basketball, Volleyball on 4 sport venues of University of Antwerp . There was for the first time organised Women Futsal more…

Posted on 26 April, 2018

Yesterday evening, Wednesday 25 April, the PCU Games 2018 Accreditation for teams and delegations took place in the University of Antwerp City Campus. More than 400 participants received their accreditation. On the Opening Ceremony all delegations were welcomed by Honorary more…

Posted on 24 April, 2018

The allotment of the PCU Games 2018 pools was organized on Tuesday 24 April 2018 by the Secretary General of the PCU Committee, Prof. Dr. G. A. Kotchofa.   The final and official match schedules are now available on our website. more…

Posted on 23 April, 2018

PCU University Games 2018: meet the teams! 37 teams from Belgium, Croatia, England, Germany, Iran, Italy, Lebanon, Russia, Scotland and Spain will compete in futsal, basketball and volleyball from 25 to 27 April 2018 in Antwerp. Take a look at more…

Posted on 20 April, 2018

On 19 April 2018 the General Assembly of Panathlon Antwerp and PCU Antwerp took place in the Ramada Plaza Antwerp Hotel. The General Assembly met for a Panathlon Antwerp President election. Paul Beloy, former football player of the Belgian league, more…

Posted on 18 April, 2018

1 week to go! From 25-27 April 2018 the PCU Games, an international sports tournament for University and University College teams with competitions in Men’s & Women’s Futsal, Volleyball and Basketball will take place at UAntwerpen Sports Complex City Campus, AP more…

Posted on 17 April, 2018

The PIUTT Organising Committee agreed for the program and format of the 2018 PIUTT Tennis Tournament which will be organized from 19 to 21 October 2018 in Dubna. Also a meeting with the Dubna City Administration took place last Friday. more…

Posted on 6 April, 2018

Creating a a historical link to the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, 6 April was declared the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace #IDSDP by the United Nation General Assembly in 2013 with the support of the International Olympic more…

Posted on 30 March, 2018

The exposition of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest 2017 took place on March 23rd 2018 during the prestigious Panathlon International event – Flambeau d’Or, in the “Capital of the Alpes”.     Impressive number of visitors attend the more…

Posted on 12 March, 2018

The PCU Committee is pleased to present the 15 selected art works that will be exhibited during key Panathlon International and PCU Committee events. Each drawing is accompanied by an Artist’s Statement, containing an interpretation of the art work in more…

Posted on 8 March, 2018

In support of today’s International Women’s Day and the call to action to #pressforprogress, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching today an overview of 25 key recommendations from its Gender Equality Review Project.   See the overview of the more…

Posted on 28 February, 2018

After a very successful invitation campaign this year, there was a high interest in a possible Futsal Female competition. Therefore, in additional to the traditional PCU Games competitions (Futsal Male, Basketbal Male/Female, Volleyball Male/Female), the PCU Committee decided to include a Futsal Female more…

Posted on 25 February, 2018

With an emotional and festive Closing Ceremony, the XXIII Olympic Winter Games came to an end. President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, thanked the athletes for their “competitive spirit and fair play”. “Throughout the Games, they have more…

Posted on 21 February, 2018

Today, the Contest Selection Commission has announced the winners of the 2017 Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest. The 15 best drawings selected from 112 entries were presented to the Commission for the appointment of the three winners.   The Chairman more…

Posted on 18 February, 2018

The yearly Sports Personalities evening was traditionally held at the University of Antwerp on February 15, 2018. The ceremony started with Welcome words by Luc Verguts, Panathlon Antwerp President, who stressed the importance of Ethics and Fair Play in sports. more…

Posted on 13 February, 2018

On Thursday 15 February, the Panathlon Antwerp and PCU Antwerp Sports Personalities 2017 will be presented to Antwerp sports men or women who made a valuable contribution to Ethics in sport in his / her active career and afterwards; and to more…

Posted on 9 February, 2018

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games were officially opened on 9 February with a dazzling Opening Ceremony that celebrated culture, history, unity, youth and peace.   We wish all athletes a new records, great emotions, Fair Play and Sportsmanship!

Posted on 1 December, 2017

The invitation campaign for the PCU University Games 2018 has started. The 18th PCU Games are organized from 25 to 27 April 2018 in Antwerp (Flanders, Belgium). Men’s Futsal, Volleyball, Basketball and women’s Basketball and Volleyball are programmed. Registration is more…

Posted on 17 November, 2017

The PCU Committee was represented on the ENAS Forum & Assembly in Trondheim, Norway from 14 to 17 November 2017. The 20th ENAS Forum Theme was ‘Evidencing the impact of University Sport’. Representatives of the UAntwerp, PCU Commmittee and Panathlon more…

Posted on 13 November, 2017

“TV Good” is the television of the Dubna State University made by creative students and talented young people. Here you can watch the video report covering the PCU International University Tennis Tournament 2017 in Dubna, Russia. It contains interviews (in more…

Posted on 3 November, 2017

During the Moscow stay the University of Antwerp tennis players and PIUTT Organisation Committee Delegation visited the 28-th  International Tennis Tournament “VTB Kremlin Cup” at the Olympic Stadium.   Thanks for this opportunity to the Kremlin Cup General Director Yakov more…

Posted on 30 October, 2017

The TV channel “Dubna” broadcasts news of Science City. Watch the video about the PCU International University Tennis Tournament 2017 by the Dubna TV. You can see interviews with the Tournament Referee Oleg Pengrin, the PIUTT President Francis Baron Van more…

Posted on 30 October, 2017

The Special reportage on the Dubna TV Channel “Universum” about the PIUTT 2017 contains interviews of the Dubna State University Rector Dmitry Fursaev, the PCU Commitee President Peter Verboven and the University of Antwerp and RUDN University tennis players. “Universum” more…

Posted on 27 October, 2017

Thanks to the Tennis Weekend Magazine for being PIUTT Tennis Tournament Media partner and for the tennis magazines in our welcome bags! Tennis Weekend is a popular in Russia tennis magazine and informational portal about tennis in Russia. Read about the PIUTT more…

Posted on 23 October, 2017

From 20 to 22 October 2017 Dubna hosted the 2nd PCU International Tennis Tournament (PIUTT) – a yearly tennis tournament organized by the University of Antwerp with the assistance of the Dubna State University and endorsed by the PCU Committee to more…

Posted on 23 October, 2017

Results of the PCU International Tennis Tournament 2017 are available on the PIUTT Official Page of the PCU Committee website. You can download Pdf files of Women’s singles and Men’s singles here .     WOMEN’s singles winners: 1 Place – Anastasia more…

Posted on 21 October, 2017

Today, Saturday October 21st, was the first day of PIUTT 2017 competitions. All participants played the first two of three group matches and players got support from enthusiast spectators on the stands. The average level of the games was high, more…

Posted on 21 October, 2017

The PIUTT matches were kicked off today at 10.00 h in the Sport Complex “Olymp” of the Dubna State University. The First Round was finished at 14.00 h with a very exciting game of Dimitry Sleecksx from the University of more…

Posted on 20 October, 2017

Tonight, on October 20th the 2nd edition of the PCU International University Tennis Tournament (PIUTT) was officially opened in the Concert Hall of the Dubna State University in Dubna (Russia) by the President of the Organizing Committee, Prof. Dr. Francis more…

Posted on 13 October, 2017

We are just one week away from PIUTT Tennis 2017 in Dubna, Russia. Next Friday Dubna University will host Opening Ceremony. Matches kick off on Saturday. On Sunday Finals determine the PIUTT 2017 Champions. See updated program on our website. more…

Posted on 9 October, 2017

Today press conference of the XXVIII International Tennis Tournament “VTB Kremlin Cup” took place at the new beutuful Zaryadye park in Moscow City Centre. The PCU General manager Communication Alina Baranova attended this press conference to stay up to date on all more…

Posted on 25 September, 2017

The European Week of Sport runs from 23 to 30 September. Panathlon International is a partner of the European Week of Sport. The European Week of Sport aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The Week is for more…

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. Special thanks to 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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