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Kazakhstani writer Ilya Odegov wins Russian Award

Almaty based-writer Ilya Odegov won the Russian Award in Flash Fiction category with his short story “Timur and his summer”.

Kazakhstani writer Ilya Odegov wins Russian Award
Serik Aprymov. Photo  ©filmfestival-goeast.de
Kazakhstan's Little Brother takes Federal Foreign Office award at goEast

Serik Aprymov’s Little Brother (Bauyr) won an award at the Central and Eastern Europe film Festival goEast from the German Federal Foreign Office.

Kazakhstan's Little Brother takes Federal Foreign Office award at goEast
Zarina Dias. Photo courtesy of blogspot.com
Tennis: Zarina Dias wins ITF tournament in China

A professional tennis player from Kazakhstan Zarina Dias has won the ITF tournament in China with a prize pool of $50 thousand.

Tennis: Zarina Dias wins ITF tournament in China
©Nadezhda Kulagina
Underwater photos of Kazakhstan photographer acknowledged best by prestigious website

Three photos made by a Kazakhstan photographer Nadezhda Kulagina have won prizes of a prestigious photo-website.

Underwater photos of Kazakhstan photographer acknowledged best by prestigious website
Kazakhstan youth national football team. ©Vesti.kz
Football: Kazakhstan's youth team wins Island in UEFA qualifications

Kazakhstan national youth football team has won over the team of Island at the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship 2015 qualifications.

Football: Kazakhstan's youth team wins Island in UEFA qualifications
Golovkin's 30th fight: Names revealed
Golovkin's 30th fight: Names revealed

The names of Gennady Golovkin’s possible opponents have been revealed.

Golovkin's 30th fight: Names revealed
Photo a courtesy of the World Champhionship organizers
Kazakhstan bandy team fifth time bronze medalist

Kazakhstan bandy team is the fifth time bronze medalist of the World Championship.

Kazakhstan bandy team fifth time bronze medalist
Bayur. Photo  ©kazakhfilmstudios.kz
Kazakh Little Brother wins Cine Junior film festival in France

Serik Aprymov’s Bayur (Little Brother) film won the International Confederation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) prize at the Cine Junior children and youth film festival in France.

Kazakh Little Brother wins Cine Junior film festival in France
Bauyr (Little Brother)
Kazakh film Bauyr captures hearts at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Kazakh Bauyr (Little Brother) film directed by Serik Aprimov won The Best Eastern European Film Award at the 29th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Kazakh film Bauyr captures hearts at Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Rakhimov vs Hrgovic. Photo ©World Series Boxing
Astana Arlans leave no chance to Mexico Guerreros 3:2

The Alpha Wolves beat the Warriors with 3:2.

Astana Arlans leave no chance to Mexico Guerreros 3:2
Photo courtesy of Pokerstars.com
A Kazakh wins half a million dollars in one week playing poker

A man from Kazakhstan has won almost $500,000 in two poker tournaments held at the PokerStar website in one week.

A Kazakh wins half a million dollars in one week playing poker
GGG vs Osumanu Adama. Photo a courtesy of Sumio Yamada
GGG TKOs Osumanu Adama in Monte Carlo

Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan has one again defended his WBA and IBO Middleweight titles by TKOing Osamanu Adama from Ghana yesterday.

GGG TKOs Osumanu Adama in Monte Carlo
Photo a courtesy of Vesti.kz
Sambo World Cup: Kazakhstan takes 2nd place

Kazakhstan won the second place at the Sambo World Cup Stage among Men and Women for the Prizes of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Sambo World Cup: Kazakhstan takes 2nd place
A shot from 'Harmony Lessons' film. ©Harmony Lessons Film Production
Kazakhstan's Harmony Lessons of Emir Baigazin won at 2morrow festival

Harmony Lessons by Kazakhstan film director Emir Baigazin was acknowledged the best movie of 2morrow film festival in Russia.

Kazakhstan's Harmony Lessons of Emir Baigazin won at 2morrow festival
Gulzhan Issanova (white). ©ijf.org
Judo: Kazakhstan judoka won Grand-Prix in Tashkent

Kazakhstan judoka Gulzhan Issanova won a gold medal at the World Judo Grand-Prix stage in Tashkent

Judo: Kazakhstan judoka won Grand-Prix in Tashkent
Maxim Iglinsky. ©rsport.ru
Cycling: Kazakhstan's Iglinsky won 1st ever Tour of Almaty

Kazakhstan's cyclist Maxim Iglinsky won the first ever cycling marathon Tour of Almaty.

Cycling: Kazakhstan's Iglinsky won 1st ever Tour of Almaty
Meribolat Toitov of Astana Arlans (L) fighting  Marek Pietruczuk. ©World Series Boxing
Number one again: Astana Arlans beat Poland Hussars

The Astana Arlans got back on track and won over Poland Hussars 4:1 in their first fight of the year in Poland.

Number one again: Astana Arlans beat Poland Hussars
Car of Kanat Shagirov and Aleksandr Sakhimov. ©Vesti.kz
Africa Eco Race: despite setbacks Kazakh crews press on

Both Kazakhstan crews encountered a similar problem with their gears at the eight stage.

Africa Eco Race: despite setbacks Kazakh crews press on
Elizabet Tursynbayeva. Photo courtesy of vk.com
Figure skating: Young figure skater from Kazakhstan wins tournament in Slovakia

13-y.o. Elizabet Tursynbayeva from Kazakhstan has won the New Year's Cup 2014 international figure skating tournament in Slovakia.

Figure skating: Young figure skater from Kazakhstan wins tournament in Slovakia
Photo a courtesy of Vesti.kz
Astana Arlans rearming to fight for title

6 new Kazakhstani boxers have joined the Astana Arlans, the Kazakhstan boxing club that won the WBS 3rd season.

Astana Arlans rearming to fight for title