In the updated WBO junior middleweight ranking Kanat Islam is now the sixth.
The world's top-ranked middleweight Gennady Golovkin wants another fight in Britain after stopping Kell Brook and is targeting a unification bout with Billy Joe Saunders.
In a melee of hooves and hands, a scrum of horseriders on the plains of Central Asia wrestle to get control of the ball.
The fourth Kazakh boxer in a row to win Olympic welterweight gold says a deep cut that will scar him for life will be a satisfying reminder of his Rio exploits.
Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov defeated Uzbekistan's Shakhram Giyasov to win welterweight Olympic boxing gold in Rio.
A dozen young men and women stand before a rock face on the outskirts of Islamabad, they take turns climbing up the limestone.
Eight weightlifters who previously served doping bans have won medals at Rio, while others have been sent home for failed tests.
Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/
Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold.
Welterweight world champion Kell Brook vowed he could overcome Kazakhstan's feared world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.
Overshadowed by the Russian Olympic doping scandal, the sport of weightlifting has been waging its own battle against drug cheats.
Welterweight world champion Kell Brook to move up two weight divisions to challenge Kazakhstan's pound-for-pound sensation Gennady Golovkin.
Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are to be suspended for one year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open.
A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.
A quartet of state-of-the art, government-built stadia rise out of former marshland in energy-rich Kazakhstan's futuristic capital Astana, but the Central Asian state's soaring sporting ambitions have been shot down by the global oil slump.
Kazakhstan’s national chess team has become third at the classical chess Asia Nations Cup 2016.
China's Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao has become the world's most valuable football club.
The head of Kazakhstan's national anti-doping centre has pledged to crack down on drug cheats ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A roar erupted at the Yangon ring as the home champion ploughed a right hook into his American opponent's face, crumpling him to the canvas in the opening round of the bone-crunching kickboxing bout.