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Kazakhstan disabled athlete ran marathon in USA

Kazakhstan's Yevgeny Tetyukhin was ranked 9th among disabled athletes and showed the best result in his age group in Honolulu Marathon.

Kazakhstan disabled athlete ran marathon in USA
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Olga Rypakova had her pictures taken for glossy

Olga Rypakova, Kazakhstan's London Olympic triple jump champion, had her pictures taken for the December edition of Khronograph.

Olga Rypakova had her pictures taken for glossy
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Athletes’ Village and Ice Stadium will be built in Almaty for Winter Universiade

Supermarkets, medical center, swimming pool, cinema theater and hotels will be part of the Athletes’ Village in Almaty.

Athletes’ Village and Ice Stadium will be built in Almaty for Winter Universiade
Paralympics: Packed crowds and controversy at the Games
Paralympics: Packed crowds and controversy at the Games

Packed crowds on Friday greeted the first day of athletics at the Paralympics but the jubilant mood was overshadowed by a mix-up that saw the wrong athlete awarded a gold.

Paralympics: Packed crowds and controversy at the Games
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Kazakhstan Olympic winners will be honored with fireworks in Astana

А fireworks show in honor of Kazakhstan London Olympic athletes will be held today, on August 17, in the city of Astana.

Kazakhstan Olympic winners will be honored with fireworks in Astana
Ilya Ilyin's gold medal. ©REUTERS
Almaty erects 300-kilogram medal in honor of 2012 Olympic winners

A 300-kilogram 2-meter-tall iron medal is set in front of Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty in honor of the 2012 Olympic winners.

Almaty erects 300-kilogram medal in honor of 2012 Olympic winners
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Kazakhstan Paralympic athletes depart for London on August 22

Kazakhstan Paralympic winners will get money prizes of $50,000 for gold, $35,000 for silver and $25,000 for bronze medals.

Kazakhstan Paralympic athletes depart for London on August 22
Lyudmila Prokasheva. ©Tengrinews.kz
Winter Sports Center to be constructed in Pavlodar in honor of Prokasheva

Yerlan Aryn, Pavlodar oblast’s Akim has promised to construct a new Winter Sports Center in Pavlodar.

Winter Sports Center to be constructed in Pavlodar in honor of Prokasheva
Olympics: 2012 Games a world away from London 1948
Olympics: 2012 Games a world away from London 1948

The razzmatazz of the London 2012 Olympics is a world away from the last Games held in London in 1948, when athletes had to survive on rations, stitch their own kit and wash it themselves.

Olympics: 2012 Games a world away from London 1948
Long-haul travel boosts illness risk for athletes -- study
Long-haul travel boosts illness risk for athletes -- study

The questions arising from a new probe which says elite athletes who have to travel very long distances are nearly three times likelier to fall ill than when they play at home.

Long-haul travel boosts illness risk for athletes -- study
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Olympics: Athletes chill out in alternative village

On the other side of London from the frenzy and commotion of the Olympic Park, a hundred competitors are training and relaxing in a more chilled-out, alternative Athletes' Village.

Olympics: Athletes chill out in alternative village
Olympics: Bolt looks to seal legend status
Olympics: Bolt looks to seal legend status

Barring catastrophe in the semi-finals Usain Bolt will face fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake in Thursday's 200 metres final where victory would see him attain legendary status in his own eyes.

Olympics: Bolt looks to seal legend status
Olympics: Chinese doctor reveals state-sponsored doping
Olympics: Chinese doctor reveals state-sponsored doping

Chinese Olympians were subjected to a state-sponsored doping regime in the 1980s and 1990s, a retired chief medical supervisor revealed to Australian media on Friday.

Olympics: Chinese doctor reveals state-sponsored doping
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Seven Kazakhstan athletes to take part in Paralympic Games

Seven disabled Kazakhstan athletes have qualified for the Paralympics.

Seven Kazakhstan athletes to take part in Paralympic Games
Olympics: London 2012 in numbers
Olympics: London 2012 in numbers

From the 10,490 athletes heading to London, to the flock of 70 sheep taking part in the opening ceremony on July 27, AFP takes a look at the 2012 Olympic Games in numbers.

Olympics: London 2012 in numbers
Olympics: 21,000 journalists swarm into London
Olympics: 21,000 journalists swarm into London

With less than two weeks to go before the Olympic Games, hordes of competitors are pouring into London from across the globe and limbering up -- but they're not athletes.

Olympics: 21,000 journalists swarm into London
Olympics: China unveils streamlined London team
Olympics: China unveils streamlined London team

China has announced a team of 396 athletes for the London Olympics, a far smaller delegation than four years ago when it topped the gold medal table on home soil.

Olympics: China unveils streamlined London team