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Sharapova shines in competitive comeback

Maria Sharapova

World No. 4 Maria Sharapova stormed to a straight-sets win over Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday, showing no signs of the shoulder injury that has kept her off the court since August. The Russian tennis star took just over an hour to defeat her 74th-ranked opponent 6-3, 6-0 […]

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Kazakhstani tennis players end year in ATP’s top 100

Galina Voskoboeva, Yaroslava Shvedova

Kazakhstani tennis star Mikhail Kukushkin has preserved his spot in the top 100 of the ATP ranking, Kazinform refers to Vesti.kz. According to the updated version of the ranking, Kukushkin is ranked 67th and Andrey Golubev rests on the 82nd spot. Another Kazakhstani tennis player Evgeny Korolev lost one position and plunged to the 329th […]

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Russian freestyle wrestling world champion Kudukhov dies in road accident

Four-time freestyle wrestling world champion Besik Kudukhov

Four-time freestyle wrestling world champion Besik Kudukhov died in a road accident in the small hours on Sunday on the highway from the city of Vladikavkaz, the capital of the Russian North Caucasian Republic of North Ossetia, to the Russian southern city of Krasnodar. The road accident has occurred on the motor road near the […]

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Plushenko Olympic participation in doubt

Evgeny Plushenko

The dreams of 2006 Olympic figure skating champion Evgeny Plushenko to star at next year’s Winter Games suffered a heavy blow this week after he lost the Russian national title to 18-year-old Maxim Kovtun, RIA-Novosti informs. After finishing second in the Russian nationals held in Sochi, 31-year-old Plushenko said he was ready to cede the […]

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Poltoranin dropped out of Tour de Ski sprint

Alexey Poltoranin

Placed fifth in the competition’s quarterfinals, Alexey Poltoranin of Kazakhstan dropped out of the Tour de Ski sprint hosted by the German Oberhof, Vesti.kz informs. Poltoranin lost 1.19 seconds to the winner, Joseph Wenzel of Germany. A day before, Poltoranin was fourteenth in the opening prologue being 19.5 seconds behind that day’s winner — Alex […]

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Kazakhstan Olympic uniform costs $2,300

Kazakhstan Olympic uniform

Kazakhstan uniform for the Sochi Olympics has been unveiled. The full set of 25 items costs $2,300, Tengrinews citing Vesti.kz. This is only a little cheaper than the Vancouver Olympics uniform set that cost $2,500. 157 sets of the uniform will be made for the Sochi Olympics. According to Yelena Svechnikova, Director of Almaty-based clothes maker KazSPO-N, the […]

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Golovkin and Shumenov lead Kazakhstan into Top 10 by champion count

Gennady Golovkin

World Boxing Champions Gennady Golovkin and Beibut Shumenov have led Kazakhstan to the 8th place in the global 2013 ranking by champion count in all weight categories, Vesti.kzreports citing Gorodokboxing.com. There are two world champions in boxing in Kazakhstan — WBA super middleweight Champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov. Great Britain […]

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Djokovic beats Ferrer to win Abu Dhabi final

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic maintained his unbeaten record in Abu Dhabi by beating David Ferrer 7-5, 6-2 Saturday to win his third straight World Tennis Championship title. Djokovic, who finished the year with a 24-match winning streak on the ATP tour since losing the US Open final to Rafael Nadal, needed just 82 minutes to dispatch the […]

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Edgar Davids: Barnet boss may stop playing after third red card

Edgar Davids

Barnet player-manager Edgar Davids is considering retiring as a player after his third red card of the season. The former Juventus and Netherlands midfielder, who won the 1995 Champions League with Ajax, received two yellow cards in the 2-1 defeat at Salisbury. It is his fifth sending off since he joined Barnet in October 2012. The […]

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Aquatics Center opened in Aktobe

Aquatics Center opened in Aktobe

In Aktobe with participation of the regional mayor Arkhimed Muhambetov has been inaugurated a water sports center with a 50-meter swimming pool. The event was attended by representatives of sports community, athletes and sports veterans. As the Akim said, the year coming to its end was a success for development of sport in Aktobe. More […]

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