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Central Asia looks to boost fledgling ski industry
Central Asia looks to boost fledgling ski industry

The season may be drawing to a close at Central Asian Kazakhstan's Chimbulak winter sports resort, but skiiers and snowboarders are still carving their way down.

Central Asia looks to boost fledgling ski industry
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First Kazakh expedition to North Pole

Kazakhstan is sending its first expedition to the North Pole.

First Kazakh expedition to North Pole
Alexey Poltoranin (Kazakhstan), Francesco De Fabiani  (Italy) and Sami Jauhojaervi (Finland).
Photo © NordicFocus
Kazakhstan's Poltoranin wins 2nd place at World Cup in Finland

Kazakhstani skier Alexey Poltoranin continues the season by successfully claiming the second place at the World Cup 15 km classic in Lahti, Finland.

Kazakhstan's Poltoranin wins 2nd place at World Cup in Finland
Three medals in Mogul: Kazakhstan at Universiade
Three medals in Mogul: Kazakhstan at Universiade

The Winter Universiade continued in Granda, Spain from February 4 to 14. Kazakhstani skiers won three medals in mogul.

Three medals in Mogul: Kazakhstan at Universiade
©Vladimir Prokopenko
Kazakh skiing resort Shymbulak full to brink

Shymbulak mountain skiing resort located not far from Almaty has began experiencing difficulties because of a big influx of visitors.

Kazakh skiing resort Shymbulak full to brink
Photo courtesy of tatry2015.sk
Kazakhstan gets 2 gold and 1 silver at Winter Universiade

On the second day of the 2015 Universiade, Kazakhstan’s team has lost its leadership position in the total medal count.

Kazakhstan gets 2 gold and 1 silver at Winter Universiade
Yuliya Galysheva. ©Roza Yesenkulova
Galysheva finishes fifth in moguls at FIS Freestyle Ski World Championship in Austria

Kazakhstan’s athlete Yuliya Galysheva has come fifth at the Women’s Moguls Final of the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championship.

Galysheva finishes fifth in moguls at FIS Freestyle Ski World Championship in Austria
Justine Dufour-Lapointe (Canada), Hannah Kearney (USA), and Yulia Galysheva (Kazakhstan).Photo © FIS/Buchholz
Galysheva takes bronze at Freestyle Ski World Championship in Austria

Kazakhstani Yuliya Galysheva has taken the 3rd place in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships Men's and Women's Dual Moguls on January 19, 2015 in Kreischberg, Austria.

Galysheva takes bronze at Freestyle Ski World Championship in Austria
Shymbulak mountain skiing resort. Photo courtesy of shymbulakhotel.com.
Shymbulak should revise its pricing policy: foreign experts

Foreign experts believe Kazakhstan’s Shymbulak mountain skiing resort located in Almaty oblast should revise its pricing policy.

Shymbulak should revise its pricing policy: foreign experts
Kazakhstan's Poltoranin finishes 2nd at Italian Tour de Ski
Kazakhstan's Poltoranin finishes 2nd at Italian Tour de Ski

Kazakhstani skier Alexey Poltoranin has arrived second at the Tour de Ski 15-kilometer classic race.

Kazakhstan's Poltoranin finishes 2nd at Italian Tour de Ski
Ice Palace maquette. Photo © Tengrinews.kz
$758 million for construction of Universiade 2017 venues

Almaty’s Board of Construction has announced the budget for the construction of the Universiade venues.

$758 million for construction of Universiade 2017 venues
Photo courtesy of almaty.tv
Layout of Olympic venues presented in Almaty

The Akimat of Almaty (municipal authorities) has unveiled the draft layout of the Olympic venues.

Layout of Olympic venues presented in Almaty
Photo courtesy of Sport-Express newspaper
Kazakhstan's Poltoranin wins Tour de Ski stage in Italy

Kazakhstani skier Alexey Poltoranin has won the fourth stage of the Tour de Ski.

Kazakhstan's Poltoranin wins Tour de Ski stage in Italy
Yuliya Galysheva ©Roza Yesenkulova
Kazakh mogul skier wins gold at World Cup stage in Finland

Kazakh athlete Yuliya Galysheva has won a gold medal in dual moguls at Freestyle Skiing World Cup held on December 13 in Ruka, Finland.

Kazakh mogul skier wins gold at World Cup stage in Finland
New cabin for Koktobe cableway ©Azhar Ashirova
First French cabins brought for Almaty gondola cableway

French Montagne Association to help Almaty in designing and construction of new Kok Zhailau ski resort. First French cabins for a new golndola cableway have just been delivered.

First French cabins brought for Almaty gondola cableway
Photo © shymbulakhotel.kz
Kazakhstan's Shymbulak named most expensive skiing resort

Shymbulak Skiing Resort situated near Kazakhstan's Almaty has been named one of the most expensive skiing resorts among Post-Soviet countries.

Kazakhstan's Shymbulak named most expensive skiing resort
Yuliya Galysheva. Photo © altaynews.kz
Kazakh skier Galysheva to continue competing despite unfair judgement at Olympics

Kazakhstani mogul skier Yuliya Galysheva has decided to continue competing and changed a discipline.

Kazakh skier Galysheva to continue competing despite unfair judgement at Olympics
Shymbulak mountain ski resort. Photo courtesy of shymbulak.com.
Best athletes in nordic disciplines to gather to Kazakhstan

Best athletes in nordic sports will come to Kazakhstan in a run-up to the Winter Universiade-2017.

Best athletes in nordic disciplines to gather to Kazakhstan
Karaksu. Photo  ©kaskasu.kz
Kaskasu ski resort near Shymkent to be completed in 2019

Construction of the Kaskasu ski resort will be completed in 2019.

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Kaskasu ski resort near Shymkent to be completed in 2019
Norwegian athlete on the ski jumps in Almaty.©REUTERS
Almaty bidding to host FIS Nordic Ski World Championship 2019

Almaty city has been declared a candidate to host the FIS Nordic Ski World Championship 2019.

Almaty bidding to host FIS Nordic Ski World Championship 2019