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18. Apr 2018
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DUC is EUG2018 official mascot

EUG2018 proudly announces DUC as the official mascot! DUC is an owl that was created by University of Coimbra's Image, Media and Communication Project. Its first appearance will..
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13. Apr 2018
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EUG2018 presented in EUSA's General Assembly in Madrid

EUG2018 was presented to all NUSA's during EUSA's General Assembly that started yesterday and will close by the end of this Friday. Mário Santos, EUG2018 Secretary-General led a..
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09. Apr 2018
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EUG2018 launches drawing contest: "Values in Sport"

The EUG2018 launches a drawing contest dedicated to the subject "Values in Sport". This contest is promoted by the EUG2018 in association with IPDJ (Portuguese Sports and Youth..
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05. Apr 2018
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Sports practice for residents in University of Coimbra dormitories - Applications open

The applications for sports practice for residents in University of Coimbra dormitories are open. This activity is part of the EUG2018 Educational Programme and is promoted by the..
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21. Mar 2018
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EUG2018 are "Queima das Fitas 2018" partner

The European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 closed a partnership with "Queima das Fitas 2018" one of the biggest universities events in Portugal, that brings to Coimbra people..
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20. Mar 2018
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NUSA's Coordinators to visit Coimbra

From the 7th to the 10th of May, NUSA's coordinators will visit Coimbra and all preparations for the European Universities Games 2018. With about 40 participant countries, are..
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14. Mar 2018
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Santander Universities sponsors EUG2018

Santander Universities sponsors the European Universities Games 2018, a key support for the success of the event. Santander Universities is a Santander Totta Bank's..
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10. Mar 2018
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EUG2018 Progress Report presented in Paris

EUG2018 organizing committee presented in Paris the progress report of the fourth edition of the European Universities Games. Mário Santos, Secretary-General, Daniel Monteiro,..
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08. Mar 2018
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Sports Meeting for People with intelectual disabilities gathered more than 200 people in Coimbra

As part of the EUG2018 Educational Programme, Coimbra's University Stadium Hall 3 hosted the 12th edition of the University of Coimbra Sports Science and Physical Education Faculty..
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06. Mar 2018
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Final EUG2018 contract signed between organizers and EUSA

The four organizing institutions of the European Universities Games 2018 signed the final contract with EUSA. The University of Coimbra, Coimbra's Municipality, FADU and Coimbra..
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06. Mar 2018
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EUG2018 supports Canoeing Coaching Training Session

EUG2018 is one of the supporting entities of the Canoeing Coaching Training Session to be held next weekend in Montemor-o-Velho, the venue that will host both Canoe Sprint and..
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02. Mar 2018
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International Sports Forum

Coimbra hosted today the International Sports Forum, an event organized by CIFAD (Investigation Center for Sports and Physical Activity), University of Coimbra - Sports Science and..
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28. Feb 2018
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Coimbra's University Stadium main stadium renewed

The Coimbra's University Stadium complex main stadium will have rehabilitation of the grandstand of honour before the EUG2018 and this will be another important legacy of these..
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26. Feb 2018
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Applications for international volunteers closed due to high number of submissions

The volunteer program for EUG2018 had an enormous demand with the number of applications submitted by international candidates exceeding all expectations.   The organization..
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15. Feb 2018
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Inter-Residências kicks off with Futsal Tournament

"Inter-Residências" tournament had its kickoff yesterday with the first games of the Futsal Tournament, after the presentation ceremony, which happened in Alegria University..
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14. Feb 2018
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FADU awarded by EUSA as the most active NUSA in 2017

The Portuguese Universities Sports Federation (FADU) was awarded by EUSA for the fourth time as the most active national federation in Europe.   After winning in 2013, 2014 and..
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09. Feb 2018
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Science at the European University Games of Coimbra

The Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) at the University of Coimbra (UC) and the organization of the 4th European Universities Games 2018 (EUG) established a..
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07. Feb 2018
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University scholarships for the best Portuguese athletes in Taipei's Universiade 2017

Jogos Santa Casa (Social Games managing institution in Portugal like Euromillions, etc., and NUSA Portugal Official Sponsor) and the National Universities Sports Association (FADU)..
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02. Feb 2018
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EUSA Convention and EUG2018's Supervision Commission in Coimbra

From Thursday to Sunday, Coimbra receives the European University Sports Association (EUSA) Convention as well as EUG2018's Supervision Commission (SVC).   The Convention..
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01. Feb 2018
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Portuguese Universities Sports awarded in AAC annual sports Gala

Portuguese Universities Sports were yesterday night awarded during the Academic Association of Coimbra (AAC) annual gala, the 9th edition of the Francisco Salgado Zenha Awards. The..
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31. Jan 2018
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EUG2018 Secretary-General in Brussels

Mário Santos, EUG2018 Secretary-General, was today in Brussels for a meeting in the European Commission building. All project coordinators from the approved proposals for the..
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24. Jan 2018
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Badminton's Line Judges Training Session

The EUG2018 organises a training session on March 7th for Badminton's Line Judges. The session will have João Fragoso, an international referee, as the trainer.   It will take..
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17. Jan 2018
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Second registration phase for the EUG2018 starts after record interest in first phase

January 15 was the 1st General Entry registration deadline for the European Universities Games Coimbra 2018. We are pleased to record big interest for participation. Confirmation..
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16. Jan 2018
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AAC launches volunteering programme for EUG2018

The Academic Association of Coimbra (AAC) launched today the volunteering programme for EUG2018. This programme is meant for local volunteers to give an answer to the need of..
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15. Jan 2018

University of Coimbra partners with Portuguese Sports Federations of Cycling and Swimming

The University of Coimbra (UC) signed today two memorandum agreements with two Portuguese Sports Federations: Cycling and Swimming. The event took place in UC's Senate..
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15. Jan 2018
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New opening to work in the EUG2018

The European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 are recruiting a new member for its team. The public contest opened last Friday.   The contest will be open for 10 days, starting..
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08. Jan 2018
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Rectors’ Conference “Organization and Management model of University Sport”

Governed by the European University Sport Association (EUSA) and organized by the National University Sport Associations (NUSA) every two years in different European cities, the..
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08. Jan 2018
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EUG2018 co-funds EUSA development fund

European University Sports Association (EUSA) in cooperation with European Universities Games 2018 (EUG2018) and with the support of the Club of Donors, assured a special..
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03. Jan 2018
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Malo Clinic is EUG2018' new official partner

Malo Clinic is the new official partner of the European Universities Games 2018 for dental care. Malo Clinic will be responsible for all dental care regarding athletes, coaches..
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21. Dec 2017
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EUG2018 and Portuguese Table Tennis Federation signed memorandum

The EUG2018 Organizing Committee and the Portuguese Table Tennis Federation (FPTM) signed a memorandum agreement to assure the technical organization of two sports in the EUG2018..
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18. Dec 2017
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Belgrado 2020 visited Coimbra

The Organizing Committee of EUG2020 visited Coimbra for four days to learn EUG2018' best practices. The fifth edition will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, two years after the..
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15. Dec 2017
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Registration for the European Universities Games 2018 is open!

We are extremely excited to announce the opening of registrations for the European Universities Games Coimbra 2018! Next year, between July 15 and 28, 4,000 participants from..
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13. Dec 2017
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EUG2018 presented in Spain during "Universities Sports Days" event

The EUG2018' Organizing Committee was invited to present next year's event during the "National Universities Sports Days" which were held in Cordoba, Spain.   Mário Santos,..
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05. Dec 2017
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EUSA Supervision Commission returned to Coimbra

EUSA Supervision Commission returned to Coimbra two months after their last supervision visit. The Commission was lead by EUSA’s Vice-President, Haris Pavletic,..
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28. Nov 2017
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Coimbra's Municipality invest almost three million euros in EUG2018

Coimbra Municipality has approved a 2.8 million euros investment in European Universities Games 2018. The approval came yesterday during a board meeting.   The investment will..
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23. Nov 2017
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EUG 2018 Organising Committee is recruiting

EUG's 2018 Organising Committee (OC) is going to reinforce its team when we are less than 10 months away from the start of the event. Nine places are open to give support to key..
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19. Nov 2017
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EUG2018 supports Polybat tournament

EUG 2018 is one of the partners of the Polybat tournament that will take place in one of the EUG's venues, Pavillion 3 of Coimbra's University Stadium, on December 6th the..
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15. Nov 2017
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"Inter-Residências" tournament extends applications deadline

In the scope of EUG's 2018 Educational Programme, the University of Coimbra opened the applications process for the "Inter-Residências" tournament. This is a sports tournament..
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02. Nov 2017
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University of Coimbra launches "Experimenta" programme 2017/2018

The University of Coimbra has launched the "Experimenta" programme 2017/2018. "Experimenta" means experience and is a sports programme promoted by the University's Sports..
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29. Oct 2017
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University of Coimbra hosted the IV Portuguese Judo Congress

University of Coimbra hosted this weekend the IV Portuguese Judo Congress, an event organized by the Portuguese Judo Federation (FPJ). The congress is part of the European..
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17. Oct 2017
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EUSA Supervision Commission visited Coimbra

EUSA Supervision Commission was in Coimbra during three days to follow-up all preparations for the European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018. The Commission was lead by..
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16. Oct 2017
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University of Coimbra hosted the III Portuguese Swimming Convention

University of Coimbra hosted this Saturday, 14th of October, the III Portuguese Swimming Convention, an event organized by the Portuguese Swimming Federation (FPN). The convention..
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13. Oct 2017
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EUSA Supervision Commission visits Coimbra

EUSA Supervision Commission will visit Coimbra during three days to follow-up all preparations for the European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018. The Commission will be lead..
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11. Oct 2017
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University of Coimbra opens public competition for scholarship for EUG2018

The University of Coimbra has opened this Tuesday, a public competition regarding the attribution of a scholarship in science and technology management related with the European..
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10. Oct 2017
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University of Coimbra hosts the III Portuguese Swimming Convention

University of Coimbra will host this Saturday, 14th of October, the III Portuguese Swimming Convention, an event organized by the Portuguese Swimming Federation (FPN). The..
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26. Sep 2017
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Coimbra celebrated International Day of University Sport

The International Day of University Sport (IDUS), endorsed by UNESCO, was celebrated this Sunday in Coimbra, an event promoted by the Portuguese University Sports Federation..
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20. Sep 2017
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International Day of University Sport

The International Day of University Sport (IDUS) is celebrated annually on 20th September. It is officially endorsed by the United Nations Education, Science and Culture..
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17. Sep 2017
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University of Coimbra hosted First Conferences – Cycling Schools

University of Coimbra (UC), host of the next European Universities Games 2018, was the stage of the event “Cycling Schools – Paths for the Future”, an organization of..
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14. Sep 2017
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Portuguese Government strong commitment with EUG 2018

Mário Santos, Secretary General of European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018 organizing committee, that will take place in Portugal in July 2018, met with the Portuguese..
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11. Aug 2017
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EUG Coimbra 2018 with half a million euros support from European Comission

The European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018 that will take place in Portugal in July 2018 will receive a financial support of about half a million euros from the European..
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06. Aug 2017
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EUG2018 official partner of Cadets Portugal Bicycle Tour

The European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 (EUG) were one of the partners of the Cadets Portugal Bicycle Tour with the event logo and image on several communications materials,..
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03. Aug 2017
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Cadets Portugal Bicycle Tour presented in Coimbra

The Cadets Portugal Bicycle Tour was today presented in University of Coimbra, one day before the start of the competition. Coimbra, host of European Universities Games (EUG), was..
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27. Jul 2017
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EUC Coimbra 2017 tested EUG 2018 organization

  The European Universities Championships Judo, Karate and Taekwondo 2017 ended today in Coimbra after three days of intense competition for almost 600 hundred athletes. A year..
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13. Jul 2017
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One year to EUG Coimbra 2018

The final countdown starts now! European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018 are one year from their start. An amazing experience for more than 4500 athletes from 40 countries..
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12. Jul 2017
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Coimbra will host three EUC 2017

A year prior from the European Universities Games, Coimbra, the host city of the EUG 2018, will also host three European Universities Championships in the sports of Judo, Karate..
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11. Jul 2017
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