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Kazakhstan Olympic uniform costs $2,300

Kazakhstan uniform for the Sochi Olympics has been unveiled. The full set of 25 items costs $2,300.

Kazakhstan Olympic uniform costs $2,300
Beibut Shumenov. Photo a courtesy of his vk.com page
Professional boxer Beibut Shumenov is true renaissance man

A story of a renaissance man Beibut Shumenov, 30, is one of willpower and the pursuit of greatness despite the spokes life put in his wheels.

Professional boxer Beibut Shumenov is true renaissance man
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Kazakhstan hires foreigners to prepare athletes for Sochi Olympics

Kazakhstan has hired the leading foreign experts to help prepare its athletes for the Sochi Olympics.

Kazakhstan hires foreigners to prepare athletes for Sochi Olympics
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300 fans to support Kazakhstan at Winter Olympics

The Kazakhstan Agency for Sports and Physical Education suggests sending 300 fans to cheer on our Olympic team.

300 fans to support Kazakhstan at Winter Olympics
Football: Brazil risks own goal with high Cup prices
Football: Brazil risks own goal with high Cup prices

Eyeing a massive boost to tourism and prestige, Brazil hoped it had won the jackpot in earning the right to host the next World Cup and summer Olympics.

Football: Brazil risks own goal with high Cup prices
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Speedskating: Kazakhstan's skaters gain 11 licenses for Sochi Olympics

Speed skaters of Kazakhstan have guaranteed themselves 11 spots in the Sochi Olympics 2014.

Speedskating: Kazakhstan's skaters gain 11 licenses for Sochi Olympics
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Oslo becomes official competitor of Almaty in 2022 Winter Olympics bid

Norway's capital Oslo has officially become a competitor of Kazakhstan's Almaty in the 2022 Winter Olympics bid.

Oslo becomes official competitor of Almaty in 2022 Winter Olympics bid
Cross-country skiing: Alexey Poltoranin from Kazakhstan dominates Muonio lanes
Cross-country skiing: Alexey Poltoranin from Kazakhstan dominates Muonio lanes

Kazakhstan skier Alexey Poltoranin, a three time winner of the World Cup, has won the 10 kilometer sprint in Muonio, Finland.

Cross-country skiing: Alexey Poltoranin from Kazakhstan dominates Muonio lanes
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Almaty has new Swedish competitor in 2022 Winter Olympic bid

Sweden has put forth Stockholm in a bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Almaty has new Swedish competitor in 2022 Winter Olympic bid
ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch
ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch

Three astronauts returned to Earth Monday, after 66 days aboard the International Space Station, bringing back the Olympic torch back to the planet after a historic space walk.

ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch
Russia to take Olympic torch into space
Russia to take Olympic torch into space

Three new crew members blast off Thursday for the International Space Station (ISS) on a Russian rocket, taking with them the precious cargo of an Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Russia to take Olympic torch into space
Aleksey Poltoranin. ©megapolis.kz
Kazakhstan expected to win one medal at Sochi Olympics

Kazakhstan national team is expected to gain only one silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.

Kazakhstan expected to win one medal at Sochi Olympics
International Olympic Committee (IOC). ©Reuters/Ricardo Moraes
Olympics: Brazil audit shows Rio Games preparations off target

An audit into the finances of the 2016 Rio Olympics shows preparations are behind schedule with earmarked state cash largely unspent.

Olympics: Brazil audit shows Rio Games preparations off target
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Olympics: Trip to Sochi Olympics to cost $4,000 per person for Kazakhstan citizens

Trip to the Olympics in Sochi will cost at least $4,000 per person for citizens of Kazakhstan.

Olympics: Trip to Sochi Olympics to cost $4,000 per person for Kazakhstan citizens
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Media calculates Winter Olympics cost for Almaty

Kazakhstan's expenses on hosing the 2022 Winter Olympics in Almaty are expected to exceed $5 billion.

Media calculates Winter Olympics cost for Almaty
Olympics: For Chinese media, WWII overshadows Tokyo 2020
Olympics: For Chinese media, WWII overshadows Tokyo 2020

Chinese state-run media offered Tokyo heavily qualified congratulations Monday for winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics, saying the event's success would depend on Japan recognising its World War II aggression.

Olympics: For Chinese media, WWII overshadows Tokyo 2020
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Almaty first to apply for Winter Olympics-2022 hosting

Almaty has become the first city to submit its application for hosting of the Winter Olympics-2022.

Almaty first to apply for Winter Olympics-2022 hosting
Vice-President of Kazakhstan National Olympic Commission Pavel Novikov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazakhstan eager to host Winter Olympics-2022 in Almaty

Kazakhstan National Olympic Commission is setting Almaty forth as a candidate to host of the Winter Olympics-2022.

Kazakhstan eager to host Winter Olympics-2022 in Almaty
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A year on, Olympics yet to solve East London's problems

A year after hosting the Olympics, London is trumpeting the economic benefits of the Games. But residents living near the Olympic Park are still waiting for the promised benefits as rents soar.

A year on, Olympics yet to solve East London's problems
Japan court to deliver verdict on Olympus executives
Japan court to deliver verdict on Olympus executives

A Japanese court on Wednesday is due to deliver a verdict in the case of three disgraced Olympus executives accused of engineering a massive accounting fraud at the camera and medical equipment maker.

Japan court to deliver verdict on Olympus executives

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