The fourth Kazakh boxer in a row to win Olympic welterweight gold says a deep cut that will scar him for life will be a satisfying reminder of his Rio exploits.
Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov defeated Uzbekistan's Shakhram Giyasov to win welterweight Olympic boxing gold in Rio.
Eight weightlifters who previously served doping bans have won medals at Rio, while others have been sent home for failed tests.
Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold.
Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are to be suspended for one year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
With crazy costumes, pulsating music the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries to get down for the world's biggest party
World Boxing Championship 2015 has taken place in Doha, Qatar.
Kazakhstani wrestler Doszhan Kartikov has earned the first Olympic license at the World Championship in Las Vegas.
The International Judo Federation World Ranking has been updated after the World Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstani athlete Olga Rypakova has won the bronze medal in Women’s Triple Jump at the World Championship in Beijing.
Ilya Iliyn, Kazakhstan's most celebrated weightlifter, has authored another World Record.
Rio will stage a great Olympics, as long as it sorts out "millions" of details first, the head of an IOC fact-finding mission said.
The Wolves tore apart Argentina Condors with 4:1 in San Luis.
In Tuesday marking 500 days to go before it stages South America's first ever Olympic Games, Rio is straining at the leash to be ready.
The coach of the two times Olympic Champion Ilya Iliyn and Yerzhan Boltayev has been appointed the head coach of the Kazakhstan’s weightlifting team.
Kazakhstani boxer Birzhan Zhakypov has won a Brazilian fighter Patrick Lourenco at the AIBA Pro Boxing (APG)
Kazakhstani boxer Berik Abdrakhmanov won the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Inaugural Title, an ultimate ticket to the Rio Olympics, in a fight against Uzbek boxer Hurshid Tojibaev in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Foreign athletes will be competing for Kazakhstan at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
AIBA’s new project Pro Boxing (APB) starts on October 24.
Rio on Wednesday elected the Unidos da Tijuca samba school as its Carnival champions, a 40-strong jury crowning a program which paid homage to late Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton Senna.
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