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Twenty years on, Barcelona Olympic venues defy crisis

Twenty years after the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, the massive venues built for the Games continue to host major events, from swim meets to concerts, even if they have had to slash their fees to face Spain’s economic crisis, AFP reports. The Games were a catalyst for the regeneration of industrial areas and old quarters and it […]

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Kazakhstan gained two spots in archery for 2012 Olympics

Two more Kazakhstan athletes have qualified for the 2012 London Olympic Games that will be held this summer , Tengrinews.kz reports, citing Vesti.kz. The athletes were fighting for the Olympic spots during the third stage of Archery World Cup-2012 that was held in American Ogden. Eight athletes took part in the tournament as part of Kazakhstan national […]

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Cycling: Astana is ranked fifth in UCI rating

Kazakhstan’s Astana cycling team has retained the fifth line in Union Cycliste International (UCI) rating, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing Vesti.kz. The updated world rating was based on Giro d’Italia marathon cycling race’s results. Kazakhstan team scored 495 points. Russian Katyusha is the leader of the rating. It replaced Belgian Omega Pharma-Quickstep pushing the latter to the fourth line. ItalianLiquigas-Cannondale is ranked second, […]

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11-y.o. Kazakhstan chess-player became world’s youngest grandmaster

Kazakhstan chess-player, 11-year-old Zhansaya Abdumalik, became the youngest grandmaster in the world, Interfax-Kazakhstan writes. «In the tournaments in Moscow and Alushta held in June 2012 Zhansaya Abdumalik fulfilled the requirements of the international grandmaster and improved her rating in two tournaments by 102 points, thus, becoming the youngest grandmaster in the world,» press-service of Kazakh-British […]

Июнь 26th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, and also known as London 2012 as per the official logo, are scheduled to take place in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. Following a bid headed by former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe and the then Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, London was selected as the […]

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Fredrik Kessiakoff Interview: Beating Cancellara in Suisse TT, ready for likely debut Tour ride

Astana rider’s career on the up after big time trial result One of the big surprises of the Tour de Suisse was the defeat inflicted by Astana’s Swedish ex-mountain biker Fredrik Kessiakoff on Olympic time trial champion and current ‘Chrono King,’ Fabian Cancellara in the stage seven 34.3 kilometre time trial. Cancellara came unstuck with […]

Июнь 26th, 2012 | Posted in Interview,News,Summer Activities | Read More »

Equestrian sports set for continued growth

Kazakhstan’s equestrian sports are experiencing a major renaissance. Sergei Buikevich, vice-president of the Equestrian Sport Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a member of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), an internationally certified referee of the FEI, and an international master of sports, is the first to tell that to all who will listen. Equestrian sports […]

Июнь 26th, 2012 | Posted in Interview,Summer Activities | Read More »

Cycling: Vinokourov commented Astana cycling team’s Giro d’Italia race

Alexandre Vinokourov, Kazakhstan’s Astana cycling team leader, commented the team’s performance in Giro d’Italia race and gave them a B grade, Tengrinews.kz reports, citingVesti.kz. According to the cyclist, victories at two stages of the marathon race are a big success. “We’d like to win more stages. We were counting on the winning a place at the podium; however, […]

Июнь 26th, 2012 | Posted in News,Summer Activities | Read More »

Kazakhstan gained the second spot in modern pentathlon in 2012 Olympic Games

Rustem Sabirkhuzin has become the second Kazakhstan athlete to qualify for 2012 London Olympic Games in modern pentathlon, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing Vesti.kz. Pavel Ilyashenko was the first Kazakhstan athlete to qualify for the Games. He was in the list of the 36 best athletes selected for the Olympics that was publicized by the International Federation of Modern […]

Июнь 26th, 2012 | Posted in News,Olympics,Olympics 2012,Summer Activities | Read More »

Boxing: Fight between Golovkin and Pirog has WBA approval

The fight between Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin and Russian Dmitry Pirog has been approved by the World Boxing Association (WBA), Tengrinews.kz reports, citing Vesti.kz. The fight between WBA middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and WBO (World Boxing Organization) world champion in the same weight is scheduled for August 25 and will be held in the United States. […]

Июнь 26th, 2012 | Posted in News,Press release,Summer Activities | Read More »

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