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US interested in larger inflow of Russian tourists-official

NEW YORK.  September 30. KAZINFORM  The United States is interested in larger number of Russian tourists visiting the country. The flow of tourists between the two countries is growing every year, and this positively affects the dynamics of Russian-American relations, US Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Michael Hammer told,  according to Itar-Tass. Russian […]

Сентябрь 30th, 2012 | Posted in Competition,Olympics,Press release | Read More »

Legendary tennis professional will share her skills in Kazakhstan

Prominent Swiss tennis professional Martina Hingis will come to Kazakhstan on October 1-2 this year, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing Kazakhstan Tennis Federation’s press-service. The world-class tennis professional will conduct master-classes for young tennis players in Astana and Almaty during her visit to Kazakhstan, the press-release reads. Kazakhstan Tennis Federation arranges the visit of legendary athlete to promote and […]

Сентябрь 27th, 2012 | Posted in Competition,News,Press release,Summer Activities | Read More »

Hockey: Victor Hedman joins Barys club

Victor Hedman, Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman from Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL) will join Kazakhstan Barys hockey club for NHL lockout,Tengrinews.kz reports, citing Vesti.kz. The defenceman has already signed a contract with Astana hockey team. Hedman was drafted second overall by Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He played 61 matches in the regular NHL […]

Сентябрь 27th, 2012 | Posted in Competition,News,Press release,Winter Activities | Read More »

Kazakhstan weightlifter became three-time world champion

Young Kazakhstan weightlifter Nadezhda Nogai, +69kg, won a gold medal at the world championship among juniors under 17 held in Slovakia, Vesti.kz writes. The 16-y.o. sportswoman lifted the total of 268kg. She improved her own world record in snatch by lifting 123kg and managed 145kg in clean and jerk. The results of the closest competitors were far […]

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

Kazakhstan airline eyes Vietnam market

ASTANA. September 26. KAZINFORM Air Astana has decided to open a direct air route to Vietnam because the country is a potential market of nearly 90 million consumers, says Air Astana President Peter Foster. VNExpress wire quoted Foster as saying with a dynamic economy and a large population, the Southeast Asian nation has great air […]

Сентябрь 26th, 2012 | Posted in Competition,Press release | Read More »

‘Astana Leisure’ exhibition kicks off in Astana

ASTANA. September 26. KAZINFORM The International Exposition «Astana Leisure» has been started in «Korme» exhibition center in Astana. Above 70 operators from fourteen countries including Hungary, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, China, Malaysia, the UAE, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Switzerland and Ecuador take part in the event. «Over nine years this exhibition has become an interactive dialogue platform for […]

Сентябрь 26th, 2012 | Posted in Interview,Media about us | Read More »

Cycling: Vinokourov suggested to hold Tour of Almaty and invite world famous cyclists

A professional bicycle race with the famous cyclists from all over the world could be held in Almaty next autumn, Tengrinews.kz reports. Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Akim (Mayor) of Almaty city said this at the closureof the City Day bike ride in Almaty. Olympic champions Ilya Ilyin (weightlifting) and Alexandre Vinokourov (cycling) took part in the bike ride. “Our Olympic […]

Сентябрь 25th, 2012 | Posted in Competition,Press release | Read More »

Boxing: WBA Champion Golovkin of Kazakhstan wants to fight Sturm of Germany

Kazakhstan’s boxer and WBA (World Boxing Association) Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has sent a title fight invitation to German boxer Felix Sturm, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Vesti.kz. “We have offered Sturm to fight for the champion’s title. The fight might take place wherever and whenever it is be possible and can be broadcasted by any TV channel,” Tom Leffler, […]

Сентябрь 25th, 2012 | Posted in Events,Press release | Read More »

Kazakhstan’s nine-time snowboarding champion offered special contract

Sport officials are negotiating with nine-time Kazakhstan snowboarding champion Valeriya Tsoy who says Ust-Kamenogorsk authorities have given her no chances to qualify for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, Tengrinews.kz reports citing KTK TV Channel. The 24-y.o. athlete complains that the sport authorities expect her to win medals, but provide no money for her sport trips. According to the athlete’s training […]

Сентябрь 25th, 2012 | Posted in Interview,Media about us,News,Summer Activities | Read More »

Wrestling: Rivals tried to bribe me at Olympics: Akzhurek Tanatarov

Free-style wrestler and 2012 London Olympic bronze champion Akzhurek Tanatarov said that several people tried to bribe him during the Olympic Games. “Representatives of my rival approached me prior to the one of the fights and asked me to lose. They offered me good money ($100 000). I said: “What are you talking about? I […]

Сентябрь 25th, 2012 | Posted in Competition,Press release | Read More »

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