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Olympics: Medals up for grabs as London Games open
Olympics: Medals up for grabs as London Games open

Medals are up for grabs in cycling and swimming on Saturday after a spectacular opening ceremony to the London Olympics was watched by more than one billion TV viewers.

Olympics: Medals up for grabs as London Games open
Olympics: London boasts most expensive medals
Olympics: London boasts most expensive medals

The eight tons of gold, silver and copper unearthed from mines in Mongolia and Utah and now under guard at the Tower of London is the largest ever haul used to make Olympic medals.

Olympics: London boasts most expensive medals
2012 London Olympic Games set of medals. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan athletes to get $250 000 for London Olympics gold

Kazakhstan athletes will get $250 000 for London Olympics gold medals.

Kazakhstan athletes to get $250 000 for London Olympics gold
20 years of Kazakhstan's independence medal. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia
Over 20 thousand people will receive 20 Years of Independence medals in Kazakhstan

Creation of the anniversary medal called 20 Years of Kazakhstan’s Independence was initiated by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Over 20 thousand people will receive 20 Years of Independence medals in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan sportsmen won 20 gold medals in the Jujitsu World Championship in Peru

Kazakhstan fighters won 20 gold medals in the Jujitsu Worlds. The Federation is striving to get sponsor's and government support.

Kazakhstan sportsmen won 20 gold medals in the Jujitsu World Championship in Peru
Kazakhstan won 13 gold medals in Asian Aquatics Championship
Kazakhstan won 13 gold medals in Asian Aquatics Championship

Kazakhstan national aquatics team has won 13 gold medals in Asian Junior Championship, that took place in Indonesia.

Kazakhstan won 13 gold medals in Asian Aquatics Championship
Muay Thai fighter. ©Reuters
Kazakhstan Muay Thai team won three gold medals at World Championship in Tashkent

Kazakhstan national Muay Thai team brought three gold medals from the World Championship in Tashkent.

Kazakhstan Muay Thai team won three gold medals at World Championship in Tashkent
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Kazakhstan judoka won three gold medals at Almaty World Cup

Islam Bozbayev, Nauryzbek Maylashev and Gulzhan Issanova won the gold medals.

Kazakhstan judoka won three gold medals at Almaty World Cup
Olga Rypakova. ©Reuters
Rypakova won first medal for Kazakhstan at World Championship in Korea

Kazakhstan sportswoman Olga Rypakova has won a silver medal at Athletics World Championship in South Korea.

Rypakova won first medal for Kazakhstan at World Championship in Korea
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Kazakhstan Muay Thai team brought gold from European Championship

Kazakhstan national Muay Thai team brought two gold, two silver and four bronze medals from European Muay Thai Championship.

Kazakhstan Muay Thai team brought gold from European Championship