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Tatyana Nevzorova. Photo courtesy of Russia's Luge Federation website
Russia’s luger Nevzorova to compete for Kazakhstan team

Former Russia's luger Tatyana Nevzorova hopes to qualify for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games by joining Kazakhstan national luging team.

Russia’s luger Nevzorova to compete for Kazakhstan team
Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Prince of Monaco on November 2. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Kazakhstan has chances to host winter Olympics: Prince of Monaco

Prince of Monaco Albert II believes that Kazakhstan has enough potential to host the Olympics.

Kazakhstan has chances to host winter Olympics: Prince of Monaco
Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation refutes rumors on Chinshanlo and Maneza moving to China
Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation refutes rumors on Chinshanlo and Maneza moving to China

Secretary General of Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation denies that Kazakhstan Olympic champions Zulfiya Chinshanlo and Maya Maneza are leaving Kazakhstan's national team.

Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation refutes rumors on Chinshanlo and Maneza moving to China
Ilya Ilyin. ©Tengrinews.kz
Ilya Ilyin won’t compete until 2014

Ilya Ilyin, two-time Olympic champion, said that he wouldn’t be taking part in the Russian Federation President's Weightlifting Cup.

Ilya Ilyin won’t compete until 2014
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G4S 'high-risk' after Olympic security fiasco: lawmakers

British security giant G4S should be registered as a "high-risk" company after it failed to provide enough guards for the Olympics, lawmakers said Friday.

G4S 'high-risk' after Olympic security fiasco: lawmakers
Ilya Ilyin and Alexandre Vinokourov. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com
Ilya Ilyin will take part in Almaty bike ride

Two Olympic champions weightlifter Ilya Ilyin and cyclist Alexandre Vinokourov will take part in the bike ride to be held in Almaty on September 16, 2012.

Ilya Ilyin will take part in Almaty bike ride
Kazakhstan Olympic weightlifting champions Svetlana Podobedova, Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Maya Maneza. ©Al-Farabi Kazakh State University press-service photo
Aktobe oblast’s Akim awarded Olympic champions with 1 mln tenge bonuses

Kazakhstan Olympic champions took part in the 2012 Health Festival held in Aktobe on September 8.

Aktobe oblast’s Akim awarded Olympic champions with 1 mln tenge bonuses
Daniyar Yeleussinov (in blue). Photo courtesy of frsk.kz
Boxing: Daniyar Yeleussinov is the most beautiful Olympics boxer according to Europeans

Kazakhstan's boxer Daniyar Yeleussinov, who reached Olympics quarterfinals, is the most beautiful boxer of the London Olympics.

Boxing: Daniyar Yeleussinov is the most beautiful Olympics boxer according to Europeans
Olympic champion Olga Rypakova and Serik Sapiyev became Kazakhstan Army captains. ©Yermek Sarbassov
Sapiyev and Rypakova made Kazakhstan Army Captains

Adilbek Dzhaksybekov, Kazakhstan Minister of Defense, has presented Olga Rypakova and Serik Sapiyev with captain straps at the awarding ceremony.

Sapiyev and Rypakova made Kazakhstan Army Captains
Kazakhstan boxer Serik Sapiyev. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Boxing: Sapiyev passed Val Barker Trophy to Kulibayev

The Val Barker Trophy won by Kazakhstan's Olympic champion boxer Serik Sapiyev has been delivered to Kazakhstan from the UK.

Boxing: Sapiyev passed Val Barker Trophy to Kulibayev
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Akim of Pavlodar oblast awarded the participants of London Olympic Games

Six Pavlodar oblast residents who participated in the London Olympic Games were awarded in Pavlodar.

Akim of Pavlodar oblast awarded the participants of London Olympic Games
Olympic champion Maya Maneza. ©Danial Okassov
Maya Maneza: I am not going to leave Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan weightlifter Maya Maneza, who won Olympic gold, said she would stay in Kazakhstan, because she considers Kazakhstan her home.

Maya Maneza: I am not going to leave Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan Greco-Roman wrestler Daniyal Gajiyev with his bronze medal. ©Vesti.kz
Wrestling: Olympic bronze prize-winner Daniyal Gajiyev gets $75,000

Kazakhstan’s Greco-Roman wrestler Daniyal Gajiyev, who won bronze at the London Olympics, is to get $75,000 in Uralsk.

Wrestling: Olympic bronze prize-winner Daniyal Gajiyev gets $75,000
Kazakhstan boxer Marina Volnova. Photo courtesy of alashainasy.kz
Boxing: Marina Volnova got apartment in Astana

Kazakhstan boxer and Olympic bronze prize-winner Marina Volnova was awarded in Astana and told about her future plans.

Boxing: Marina Volnova got apartment in Astana
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Babies born around 4kg could grow into Olympic champions: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev told a funny story about weightlifter Ilya Ilyin and doubted cyclist Vinokourov’s intention to retire.

Babies born around 4kg could grow into Olympic champions: Nazarbayev
Aleksey Ni. ©Danial Okassov
Weightlifting: Aleksey Ni answered Russian Sport Minister’s irony

Aleksey Ni, Kazakhstan national weightlifting team head coach, insists that Kazakhstan weightlifters won their Olympic gold medals fairly.

Weightlifting: Aleksey Ni answered Russian Sport Minister’s irony
Marina Volnova. Photo courtesy of alashainasy.kz
Kazakhstan’s female boxer Marina Volnova awarded by Astana policemen

Kazakhstan’s female boxer Marina Volnova, who won an Olympic bronze medal, was awarded by Astana Department of Internal Affairs.

Kazakhstan’s female boxer Marina Volnova awarded by Astana policemen
Aktau Boxing Center to be named after Olympic silver prize-winner
Aktau Boxing Center to be named after Olympic silver prize-winner

Kazakhstan's boxer Adilbek Niyazimbetov, Olympic silver prize-winner, celebrated his victory in his native city of Aktau.

Aktau Boxing Center to be named after Olympic silver prize-winner
Guzel Manyurova promised to win gold in Rio de Janeiro
Guzel Manyurova promised to win gold in Rio de Janeiro

Kazakhstan female wrestler Guzel Manyurova has shared her future plans and promised to win gold in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Guzel Manyurova promised to win gold in Rio de Janeiro
Weightlifting: Ilya Ilyin got $500,000
Weightlifting: Ilya Ilyin got $500,000

Kyzylorda oblast Akim awarded two-time Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin with a 75-million tenge (about $507,000) certificate.

Weightlifting: Ilya Ilyin got $500,000