More than 350 volunteers from other parts of the country had arrived in Shenzhen to start 19 days of service for the Universiade, the volunteer department of the Universiade said August 8.
The 26th World Universiade Main Press Center (MPC) will be put into use on August 9th, providing 24-hour news service for over 4200 registered reporters from different countries and regions worldwide.
The Village for the 26th Universiade officially opened here on Saturday, and it will be home to over 12,000 athletes and officials from more than 120 countries and regions during the games.
Lin Musheng, vice president of the Shenzhen Universiade Organizing Committee, promised the service team will spare no efforts to offer athletes-oriented service for guests from all over the world.
Motorists who use the lanes designated for Universiade vehicles would be fined 300 yuan ($45) starting Thursday, July 28th, a Shenzhen Municipal Government Information Office news conference was told July 31st.
Police and security staff in Shenzhen will work non-stop from Aug 5 to 25, in a bid to maintain public order and the security at the Universiade.
Built in April, steel framed and covered by transparent glass, the crystal-shaped Universiade Center in Longgang district of Shenzhen features modern insulation technologies, the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported Monday.
The Shenzhen Universiade has recruited 478 voluntary interpreters, the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported Monday.
The official photo agency of Shenzhen Universiade, with 156 professional photographers, will provide a photo service via an online platform during the Universiade period.
Floats, roller skating and a horse parade will be staged on Binhai Boulevard on Aug. 7 and 11 when torch relays are conducted in the city.
There are only 21 days until the Shenzhen Universiade opening ceremony, and the world is shifting its attention to Shenzhen. Secretary-general and vice-chairman of the 26th Shenzhen Summer Universiade committee, Shenzhen deputy mayor Xu Qin gave a brief about Universiade preparations at the State Council News Office Press Conference held on the 22nd.