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KTZ women's team wins USIC International Alpine Skiing Championship in Almaty

Skiers from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy team have become winners of the 19th International Alpine Skiing Championship among railway employees.

KTZ women's team wins USIC International Alpine Skiing Championship in Almaty
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Subaru drifts on Shymbulak skiing slope

The Shymbulak ski resort administration claims the Subaru drift video that went viral recently to be staged by professional stunt men.

Subaru drifts on Shymbulak skiing slope
Alexei Poltoranin. ©Reuters
Alexey Poltoranin may win two golds at Sochi Olympics

Alexey Poltoranin, a star ski racer from Kazakhstan, is likely to win two gold medals at the Winter Sochi Olympics.

Alexey Poltoranin may win two golds at Sochi Olympics
Kok-Zhailyau. Photo by Dmitry Khegay©
Kok Zhailyau resort to have freeride tracks

Kok Zhailyau mountain skiing resort near Kazakhstan's Almaty will have kinds of ski tracks and slopes for skiers of different levels.

Kok Zhailyau resort to have freeride tracks
Alexey Poltoranin. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Skiing: Kazakhstan's Poltoranin in Top 3 of 15-kilometer race at World Cup stage

Kazakhstan's Alexey Poltoranin made it into the list of the Top 3 best skiers at the 15-kilometer race of the World Cup stage in Poland.

Skiing: Kazakhstan's Poltoranin in Top 3 of 15-kilometer race at World Cup stage
Alexey Poltoranin. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Skiing: Kazakhstan's Alexey Poltoranin wins 15-kilometers mass start of Tour de Ski in Switzerland

Kazakhstan skier Alexey Poltoranin has won the classic 15-kilometer mass start at the fourth stage of Tour de Ski in Switzerland.

Skiing: Kazakhstan's Alexey Poltoranin wins 15-kilometers mass start of Tour de Ski in Switzerland
Tatyana Osipova. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Kazakhstan wins 5 medals at Universiade in Italy

The Kazakhstan men's national skiing team has gain the second gold medal for Kazakhstan at the Winter Universiade in Terintino, Italy.

Kazakhstan wins 5 medals at Universiade in Italy
Tatyana Osipova (C). Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Kazakhstan's skier wins gold at Winter Universiade in Italy

A skier from East Kazakhstan Oblast has won the gold medal in the skiathlon competition at the Winter Universiade in Italy.

Kazakhstan's skier wins gold at Winter Universiade in Italy
Alexey Poltoranin. Photo courtesy of zimbio.com
Skiing: Poltoranin wins silver at World Cup stage in Norway

Kazakhstan skier Alexey Poltoranin has won the 2nd place at the World Cup stage in Norway.

Skiing: Poltoranin wins silver at World Cup stage in Norway
Tastanbek Yessentayev. Photo a courtesy of vesti.kz
Kazakhstan aims for Top 20 in Winter Olympics

Kazakhstan is determined to enter the Top 20 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Kazakhstan aims for Top 20 in Winter Olympics
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
Switzerland to show Chinese the thrill of the slopes
Switzerland to show Chinese the thrill of the slopes

Winter in Europe wouldn't be winter without a bit of skiing, and this year Switzerland has its sights set on attracting a whole new group of amateur skiers to its slopes -- the Chinese.

Switzerland to show Chinese the thrill of the slopes
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Ski jumping stadium to be completed in Borovoye in 2014

A ski jumping facilities will be launched in Borovoye, in central Kazakhstan, by the end of 2014.

Ski jumping stadium to be completed in Borovoye in 2014
Kazakhstan Minister of Environmental Protection Nurlan Kapparov. Photo courtesy of kursiv.kz
Minister supports Kok-Zhailyau ski resort

Ecosystem and Kazakhstan economy in general will benefit from Kok-Zhailyau ski resort in Almaty if it is approached correctly: Minister.

Minister supports Kok-Zhailyau ski resort
N. Korean leader wants ski resort by year-end: KCNA
N. Korean leader wants ski resort by year-end: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has issued a national appeal to speed up work on a "world class" ski resort, which is being built as rival South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

N. Korean leader wants ski resort by year-end: KCNA
Claude Faure, the President of Trois Vallees, operating ski tracks in Courchevel. Photo by Daniyar Bozov©
Environment-friendly development of ski resorts in Almaty possible: Courchevel president

He believe the new resorts will be popular among Europeans, since Kazakhstan is located in the crossroads between the Old World and Asia.

Environment-friendly development of ski resorts in Almaty possible: Courchevel president
Yerlan Kozhagapanov, Sport and Physical Education Agency's chairman. ©Danial Okassov
Skiing: Kazakhstan skiers plan to gain 12-14 spots to Sochi Olympic Games

In the 2012-2013 season Kazakhstan skiers showed that they “have good chances to perform successfully” in the forthcoming Olympics.

Skiing: Kazakhstan skiers plan to gain 12-14 spots to Sochi Olympic Games
Red Bull Jump and Freeze Ski and Snowboard Jumping into a Swimming Pool Contest. ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Scotchmen and robots dived into swimming pool at Shymbulak

More than fifty extreme sports enthusiasts jumped and dived at Shymbulak on April 6.

Scotchmen and robots dived into swimming pool at Shymbulak
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Construction of three ski jumps to be completed in Almaty by summer

Construction of three Almaty's ski jumps K-60, K-40 and K-20 will be completed by this summer.

Construction of three ski jumps to be completed in Almaty by summer
Julia Galysheva. ©Tengrinews.kz
Freestyle: Kazakhstan athlete won silver at Freestyle Ski World Cup

Kazakhstan athlete Julia Galysheva won silver at the Freestyle Ski World Cup in women's dual moguls.

Freestyle: Kazakhstan athlete won silver at Freestyle Ski World Cup