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Kazakh women's chess team. ©Daniyar Ashirov
Kazakhstan third at Asian Nations Chess Cup

Kazakhstan’s national chess team has become third at the classical chess Asia Nations Cup 2016.

Kazakhstan third at Asian Nations Chess Cup
Google computer wins final game against S. Korean Go master
Google computer wins final game against S. Korean Go master

A Google-developed computer programme won the machine vs human challenge against South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol.

Google computer wins final game against S. Korean Go master
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Germany bans booking.com's 'best price' clauses

The German cartel authorities have banned the online hotel booking portal, Booking.com, from using 'best pricer clause.

Germany bans booking.com's 'best price' clauses
Killa Koly. Photo courtesy of the contest's organizers.
Kazakhstani B-Boy in Red Bull BC One Italy World Final 2015 in Rome

Kazakhstani B-Boy from Astana Nikolai Chernikov, aka Killa Kolya, took part in the Red Bull BC One Italy World Final in Rome.

Kazakhstani B-Boy in Red Bull BC One Italy World Final 2015 in Rome
Elizabeth Tursynbayeva
Kazakhstan's Elizabeth Tursynbayeva finishes 7th at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Canada

Figure skater from Kazakhstan Elizabeth Tursynbayeva, 15, finished 7th at Skate Canada International ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating.

Kazakhstan's Elizabeth Tursynbayeva finishes 7th at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Canada
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National Champions to increase Kazakhstan's exports and GDP

National Champions are expected to develop Kazakhstan's industry and considerably increase non-commodity exports by 2018.

National Champions to increase Kazakhstan's exports and GDP
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Denis Ten training in USA for upcoming season

Kazakhstani figure skater Denis Ten is training for the upcoming season in the USA.

Denis Ten training in USA for upcoming season
Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty
Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty

Kazakhstani cycler Alexey Lutsenko of Astana Pro Team has won the Tour of Almaty for the second time.

Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty
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Ilya Ilyin wins gold at IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s weightlifter and four-time world champion Ilya Ilyin has won gold at the IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan.

Ilya Ilyin wins gold at IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan
Vincenzo Nimbali, the captain of Astana Pro Team. Photo © Bettini Photo
Nibali of Astana Pro Team wins Tre Valli Varesine

Vincenzo Nibali, the captain of Kazakhstan's Astana Pro Team celebrates the victory in Tre Valli Varesine race.

Nibali of Astana Pro Team wins Tre Valli Varesine
Luina. Personal file photo.
Kazakhstani singer Luina fails to advance to Rising Star Turkiye final

Kazakhstan’s popular singer Luina has been eliminated from Rising Star Turkiye singing contest.

Kazakhstani singer Luina fails to advance to Rising Star Turkiye final
Elizabeth Tursynbayeva. Personal file photo.
Elizabeth Tursynbayeva from Kazakhstan takes silver at US International Figure Skating Classic

15-year-old figure skater from Kazakhstan Elizabeth Tursynbayeva has taken the second place at the US International Figure Skating Classic.

Elizabeth Tursynbayeva from Kazakhstan takes silver at US International Figure Skating Classic
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Almaty hosts national hair styling, makeup and nail art championship

The first Open Hair Styling, Makeup, Nail and Body Art Championship has been held in Almaty on September 17-18.

Almaty hosts national hair styling, makeup and nail art championship
Luina. Personal file photo.
Kazakhstan's singer Luina advances in Rising Star Turkiye show

Kazakhstan's popular singer Luina, who is taking part in Rising Star Turkiye show, has made it to the third round of the competition.

Kazakhstan's singer Luina advances in Rising Star Turkiye show
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Kazakhstan takes first place with 7 medals at Asian Amateur Boxing Championship

Kazakhstan's boxing team has earned 7 medals at the Asian Amateur Boxing Championship in Thailand and retained its leading position.

Kazakhstan takes first place with 7 medals at Asian Amateur Boxing Championship
Olga Veldyaksova. Frame from YouTube video.
Karaganda native advances to battle round at Russian Voice contest

Karaganda native Olga Veldyaksova has successfully passed the first stage of the Russian Voice singing contest, Russian version of world renowned The Voice.

Karaganda native advances to battle round at Russian Voice contest
Photo ©Martin Gabor, United World Wrestling
Kazakhstan's first Olympic lisence for wrestling

Kazakhstani wrestler Doszhan Kartikov has earned the first Olympic license at the World Championship in Las Vegas.

Kazakhstan's first Olympic lisence for wrestling
Kazakhstan's popular singer Luina. ©Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Kazakhstan's popular singer takes part in Rising Star Turkiye contest

Kazakhstan’s popular singer Luina has taken part in Turkish Rising Star singing competition, which is based on an Israeli interactive reality singing competition HaKokhav HaBa (The Next Star).

Kazakhstan's popular singer takes part in Rising Star Turkiye contest
Vincenzo Nibali. Photo ©  velonews.competitor.com
Astana's Vincenzo Nibali disqualified from Vuelta a Espana after accident

Captain of Kazakhstan's Astana Pro Team Vincenzo Nibali has been disqualified from Vuelta a Espana after the second stage.

Astana's Vincenzo Nibali disqualified from Vuelta a Espana after accident
Kazakhstani judoka Yeldos Smetov. Photo courtesy of fdk.kz
Kazakh judoka Yeldos Smetov wins gold

Kazakhstani judoka Yeldos Smetov has won a gold medal at the World Judo Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kazakh judoka Yeldos Smetov wins gold