No other designers bid at the government-run tender to supply outfits for Kazakhstan's Olympics team besides High Fashion House Kuralai: authority.
Some scientists say sporting records are starting to flatline and one day will become near impossible to beat without drugs, gene splicing or futuristic technology.
Tajikistan is for the first time sending a female boxer to the London Olympics who is on a mission not only to win but to smash gender stereotypes in the religiously conservative ex-Soviet state.
The formal outfits of Kazakhstan Olympics team could have been cheaper: magazine.
Kazakhstan athletes will observe the sawm (keep a fast) straight after London Olympic Games.
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.
It's too late for London, but US Olympians in 2014 will be clad in Ralph Lauren-designed uniforms made in the United States.
British security firm G4S said Friday it expects losses of up to $77 million after the government had to deploy extra troops for the Olympics because the company failed to provide enough guards.
The US-China Olympic rivalry heated up in an unfashionable way Thursday when a top US lawmaker suggested burning the US team's outfits for the London opening ceremony because they were made in China.
Saudi Arabia's decision to allow two female athletes to compete at the Olympic Games overturns a decades-old taboo imposed by the conservative Muslim monarchy which still bars women from sports at home.
Sportsmen from Astana won more Olympic licenses than Kazakhstan athletes from other cities.
Britain's army will have to provide extra troops to police Olympic venues as a private security firm cannot supply enough trained staff, while a watchdog warned Thursday that border staff are under-trained.
Kazakhstan weight-lifting staff of coaches named the athletes who would participate in 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Dinamo Physical Training and Sports Society has arranged an official farewell to the sportsmen going to London Olympics.
Kazakhstan professional boxer Marina Volnova qualified for the London Olympic Games.
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.
Seven paralympians will represent Kazakhstan at London Olympics.
He'd prefer enlightenment to a medal, but when Japan's horse-riding Buddhist monk Kenki Sato saddles up for London 2012, he'll be representing one of the Olympics' more unusual families.
Kazakhstan national Olympic team will Kazakh food (horse meat) for wrestlers and weight-lifters to London.
Olympic Games medallists don't always live happily ever after.
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