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Marina Vilyayeva: "Our goal was to gather a team not only for water, but in life as well". ©Vladimir Prokopenko
PHOTO: Almaty office-manager and her raft-team won on Koksu river

Annual water-tourism tournament called Koksu Master-Class-2011 was held on Koksu river in Almaty oblast on August 6 and 7.

PHOTO: Almaty office-manager and her raft-team won on Koksu river
Казахстанская прыгунья Ирина Эктова. Photo courtesy of prosportkz.kz
One of Kazakhstan participants of 2012 Olympics defined

Kazakhstan jumper Irina Ektova has qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

One of Kazakhstan participants of 2012 Olympics defined
Прыжки на лыжах с трамплина. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Sports events to be held at Asian Games sites this year

Different sports events will be held at the international sports sites, constructed for the Asian Winter Games-2011 in Kazakhstan.

Sports events to be held at Asian Games sites this year
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan in the same group with Germany and Austria for the 2014 Football World Championship qualifications

Football federations of Kazakhstan, Germany, Swiss, Ireland, Austria and Faeroes will gather to discuss the qualification round.

Kazakhstan in the same group with Germany and Austria for the 2014 Football World Championship qualifications
15 sportsmen to represent Kazakhstan at Athletics World Championship in Korea
15 sportsmen to represent Kazakhstan at Athletics World Championship in Korea

15 sportsmen will represent Kazakhstan at track and field athletics World Championship, which will start on August, 27 in South Korean Daegu.

15 sportsmen to represent Kazakhstan at Athletics World Championship in Korea
The symbol of Chinese Summer Universiade. Photo courtesy of сhinahighlights.com
Kazakhstan to participate in World Universiade in China

Kazakhstan students will take part in 26th World Universiade, which will start on August, 12 in Chinese Shenzhen.

Kazakhstan to participate in World Universiade in China
Mikhail Kukushkin. ©REUTERS-Benoit Tessier
Kukushkin won the President’s Cup in Astana

Kazakhstan tennis player Mikhail Kukushkin won the President’s Cup in men’s singles in Astana.

Kukushkin won the President’s Cup in Astana
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Kazakhstan alpinists to take part in CIS Championship in Tajikistan

The first CIS Alpinism Championship started in Tajikistan. It will last for 12 days.

Kazakhstan alpinists to take part in CIS Championship in Tajikistan
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Ardavichus' crew was 23rd at the second stage of the Silk Way rally

Double winner of Dakar Firdaus Kabirov from KAMAZ-Master team won the second stage of the Silk Way rally in trucks category.

Ardavichus' crew was 23rd at the second stage of the Silk Way rally
©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan boxers won two medals at Indonesian championship

Kazakhstan boxers won silver and bronze medals at the international tournament in Indonesia.

Kazakhstan boxers won two medals at Indonesian championship
Aleksandr Vinokurov. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Aleksandr Vinokurov left Tour de France

Aleksandr Vinokurov left Tour de France after falling into a ditch and getting several bone fractures.

Aleksandr Vinokurov left Tour de France
Kevin Li (L) and Chen Jan (R) from Taiwan running to Shymkent. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Participants of Istanbul-China international marathon arrived in Shymkent

The marathon is dedicated to the problem of water deficiency in Central Asian countries.

Participants of Istanbul-China international marathon arrived in Shymkent
Kazakhstan Yachting Cup. ©tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan Yachting Cup held at Kapshagai lake

60 yachtsmen from all over Kazakhstan gathered at Kapshagai lake for Kazakhstan Cup yachting sport tournament.

Kazakhstan Yachting Cup held at Kapshagai lake
Photo courtesy of vladnews.ru
Kazakhstan's biggest poker series finished in Almaty

25 Texas Hold'em (No-limit) tournaments were played on June 19-25 with different structure and buy-in.

Kazakhstan's biggest poker series finished in Almaty
Branko Cvetkovic. ©REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Astana basketball team signed a contract with Branko Cvetkovic

Astana basketball club is joined by Serbian forward Branko Cvetkovic shortly after Jerry Johnson.

Astana basketball team signed a contract with Branko Cvetkovic
American guard joined Astana basketball team
American guard joined Astana basketball team

Management of Kazakhstan basketball club Astana signed a contract with an American guard.

American guard joined Astana basketball team
Photo by Andrey Lerin
First Gymkhana Championship to be held in Kazakhstan

First Gymkhana Championship to be held in Kazakhstan this summer.

First Gymkhana Championship to be held in Kazakhstan
Raft on Katun river in Altai. ©RIA Novosti
Muchachos from Kazakhstan to take part in World Rafting Championship

Three Kazakhstan teams will take part in the World Rafting Championship.

Muchachos from Kazakhstan to take part in World Rafting Championship
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Equestrian tournaments to be held in Almaty and Astana

The 3rd Sports Tournament of Kazakhstan, the 4th Central Asian Championship and several International Equestrian Sport Tournaments will be held in Almaty and Astana in June and July.

Equestrian tournaments to be held in Almaty and Astana
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Astana cycling team established scholarship for young Kazakh cyclists

Six top sportsmen will receive tuitions every month.

Astana cycling team established scholarship for young Kazakh cyclists