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Carl Froch and Eddie Hearn. Photo courtesy of mmaboxing.ru
Carl Froch hasn't decided whether to fight Golovkin or retire: Hearn

British promoter Eddie Hearn said that 37 y.o. Carl Froch would probably retire from boxing.

Carl Froch hasn't decided whether to fight Golovkin or retire: Hearn
Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record
Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record

An 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims this weekend to set a world record by beating 1920s Cuban chess grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca at his own game: simultaneous play.

Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record
Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to Times Square
Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to Times Square

About 17,000 people set out their mats and stretched into yoga exercises in New York's Times Square to celebrate the first International Day of Yoga.

Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to Times Square
Olympics: Stadium row dwarfs Tokyo 2020 sports bids
Olympics: Stadium row dwarfs Tokyo 2020 sports bids

Twenty-six sports, from sumo to surfing, have applied for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo organisers said amid a flaming row over who will pay for the main stadium.

Olympics: Stadium row dwarfs Tokyo 2020 sports bids
Denis Ten. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Denis Ten's ice show opens on June 20-21

Denis Ten’s ice show Denis and Friends opens in Almaty on June 20 and 21.

Denis Ten's ice show opens on June 20-21
Yaroslava Shvedova. Photo courtesy of zimbio.com
Kazakhstani Shvedova wins second place in Roland Garros doubles

Yaroslava Shvedova from Kazakhstan and Australian Casey Dellacqua won the second place in the Doubles at this year's Rolan Garros.

Kazakhstani Shvedova wins second place in Roland Garros doubles
Amina Kairbekova Photo courtesy of the National Union of Chess Players
Kazakhstani children bring 8 medals from Asian chess championship

Children's team from Kazakhstan won 8 medals and the 4th place in the general ranking at the world chess championship in Singapore.

Kazakhstani children bring 8 medals from Asian chess championship
Blatter's departure will not change FIFA: ex-UEFA offical
Blatter's departure will not change FIFA: ex-UEFA offical

Changing FIFA presidents will not root out corruption at football's world body, a former UEFA official said.

Blatter's departure will not change FIFA: ex-UEFA offical
Barcelona makes history with second European treble
Barcelona makes history with second European treble

Luis Suarez and Neymar scored second-half goals to give Barcelona a 3-1 Champions League as the Spaniards became the first team to twice win the European treble.

Barcelona makes history with second European treble
Sabina Altynbekova ©Tengrinews.kz
Indonesian website names Sabina Altynbekova most beautiful athlete, ahead of Sharapova

Kazakhstan’s volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova has been named the most beautiful athlete by the Indonesian news website Surabaya News.

Indonesian website names Sabina Altynbekova most beautiful athlete, ahead of Sharapova
Golovkin retains P4P ranking: The Ring
Golovkin retains P4P ranking: The Ring

Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin has retained his place in the Pound for Pound (P4P) rating according to The Ring magazine.

Golovkin retains P4P ranking: The Ring
Russian sports minister welcomes Blatter victory
Russian sports minister welcomes Blatter victory

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he was pleased by Sepp Blatter's reelection as FIFA president.

Russian sports minister welcomes Blatter victory
Yuliya Putintseva. Photo courtesy of tennisforum.com
Kazakhstani tennis player Putintseva defeats Germany's No 1 at Nürnberger Versicherungscup

Kazakhstani tennis player Yuliya Putintseva has lost to Karin Knapp in the quarterfinals of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup taking place in German.

Kazakhstani tennis player Putintseva defeats Germany's No 1 at Nürnberger Versicherungscup
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Astana Arlans destroy Russian Boxing Team 5:0 in first leg of WSB semi-finals

The Astana Arlans faced Russian Boxing Team in the first leg of the World Series of Boxing semi-finals in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Astana Arlans destroy Russian Boxing Team 5:0 in first leg of WSB semi-finals
WBC wants the winner of Cotto-Canelo to fight Golovkin
WBC wants the winner of Cotto-Canelo to fight Golovkin

Mauricio Suleiman of the World Boxing Council (WBC) wants the winner of the Cotto-Alvarez fight to face Gennady Golovkin.

WBC wants the winner of Cotto-Canelo to fight Golovkin
Gennady Golovkin. Photo © Getty Images
Golovkin ready for the next opponent

WBA Super, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is looking for his next opponent.

Golovkin ready for the next opponent
Amina Kairbeova. Photo courtesy of National Union of Chess Players.
9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand

9-year-old WCM from Kazakhstan Amina Kairbekova has won a gold medal in U9 category of the FIDE World Schools Championship held in Thailand.

9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand
Serik Sapiev. Photo © Daniyar Bozov
Serik Sapiev on Astana Arlans' first loss in 5th Season

General Director of Astana Arlans Serik Sapiev speaks about the loss to Italian Thunder.

Serik Sapiev on Astana Arlans' first loss in 5th Season
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Landa of Astana wins stage 15 at Tour Italy: Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo leads general classification

Mikel Landa of the Astana cycling team has become the winner of the 15th stage at the Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy).

Landa of Astana wins stage 15 at Tour Italy: Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo leads general classification
Astana Arlans punch their way to the finals 9:1 against Russian Boxing Team

Astana Arlans defeat Russian Boxing Team to face Cuba Domadores in the final fight.

Astana Arlans punch their way to the finals 9:1 against Russian Boxing Team