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Kazakhstan 9th in genral ranking of Universiade

Kazakhstan national team has advanced to the 9th place in the general ranking after four days of Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

Kazakhstan 9th in genral ranking of Universiade
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Kazakhstan athletes win first medals at Universiade

Kazakhstan athletes have won their first medals at the Universiade held in Kazan, Ttarstan, Russia on July 6-17.

Kazakhstan athletes win first medals at Universiade
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Volleyball: Kazakhstan wins China at President's Cup

The national women's volleyball team of Kazakhstan has won over the China's team at the 20th International Women's Volleyball Tournament of President of Kazakhstan Cup.

Volleyball: Kazakhstan wins China at President's Cup
Kazakhstan flag. Photo by Gizat Makkhanov©
Kazakhstan ranked 34th in global competitiveness rating

Kazakhstan lost two lines in the 2013 rating since last year.

Kazakhstan ranked 34th in global competitiveness rating
Kazakhstan's Sergey Lim fights with Japan's Masashi Ebinuma. Photo courtesy of ijf.org
Judo: Kazakhstan's judoka wins World Masters tournament

Kazakhstan’s judoka Sergey Lim won the World Judo Masters tournament that was held in Tyumen, Russia.

Judo: Kazakhstan's judoka wins World Masters tournament
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Youths vie for top US spelling honor

The 86th annual National Spelling Bee kicks off Tuesday with 281 youngsters from eight nations putting their ability to spell some of the most obscure words in the English language to the test.

Youths vie for top US spelling honor
Sommeliers compete in Japan for world's best title
Sommeliers compete in Japan for world's best title

Wine waiters of the world gathered in Tokyo on Wednesday for a competition to find the planet's best sommelier.

Sommeliers compete in Japan for world's best title
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International Physics Olympiad to be held in Kazakhstan in 2014

It is expected that more than 500 students will come to Kazakhstan to take part in the International Physics Olympiad in 2014.

International Physics Olympiad to be held in Kazakhstan in 2014
BlackBerry faces tough battle for business users
BlackBerry faces tough battle for business users

BlackBerry's new smartphone platform launched this week faces an uphill battle winning back corporate and government users who helped spawn the "crackberry" culture.

BlackBerry faces tough battle for business users
US student could "doodle" way to college money
US student could "doodle" way to college money

Google on Monday launched a competition that will let a US student "doodle" his or her way to cash for college along with landing grant money to fund technology education at their grade school.

US student could "doodle" way to college money
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Microsoft-Apple redux: the empire strikes back

It used to be that Microsoft was the evil empire, and Apple the scrappy underdog.

Microsoft-Apple redux: the empire strikes back
Microsoft woos mobile users, aims at Apple
Microsoft woos mobile users, aims at Apple

Microsoft kicked off sales of its revamped Windows 8 system and Surface tablet Friday amid mixed reviews as the tech giant ramped up efforts to compete in a market shifting rapidly from PCs to mobile devices.

Microsoft woos mobile users, aims at Apple
Apple expected to debut 'mini' iPad
Apple expected to debut 'mini' iPad

Apple on Tuesday is expected to pull back the curtain on a "mini" version of its iPad to battle Amazon and Google in the hot, crowded arena of tablet computers with smaller screens.

Apple expected to debut 'mini' iPad
Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban to join 'American Idol' judges
Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban to join 'American Idol' judges

The Fox television network announced Sunday it has tapped rapper Nicki Minaj and country singer Keith Urban as judges on troubled TV talent show "American Idol."

Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban to join 'American Idol' judges
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazakhstan ranked 51st in global competitiveness rating

World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Kazakhstan 51st in the annual rating of the global economies’ competitiveness.

Kazakhstan ranked 51st in global competitiveness rating
Olympics: Bolt targets double dose of golden glory
Olympics: Bolt targets double dose of golden glory

Usain Bolt can become the first man to claim a second successive 100m-200m Olympic Games double on Thursday with the Jamaican superstar confidently predicting his own 200m world record could fall.

Olympics: Bolt targets double dose of golden glory
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: Liu, Bolt set to light up track
Olympics: Liu, Bolt set to light up track

Chinese track idol Liu Xiang returns to Olympic duty on Tuesday, four years after his Beijing dream was shattered, while 100m champion Usain Bolt begins the defence of his 200m title.

Olympics: Liu, Bolt set to light up track
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Sport and Physical education Agency
Kazakhstan Junior National Team won 19 gold medals in Yakutiya

Kazakhstan junior national team has successfully performed at the 5th International Sports Games- Children of Asia 2012.

Kazakhstan Junior National Team won 19 gold medals in Yakutiya
Photo by Denis Strelkov©/vesti.kz
PHOTO: Almaty hosting junior tennis tournament

Almaty is hosting the 10th Junior Tennis Tournament Fidelity Open 2012.

PHOTO: Almaty hosting junior tennis tournament