Kazakhstan fighter Nurken Tolegenov has become the world kickboxing champion.
Kazakhstan team has gained the first place with 8 medals (4 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze) at the World Boxing Championship by the medal count.
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton became the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for fiction, claiming the award for her novel "The Luminaries".
Harmony Lessons of Kazakhstan film director Emir Baigazin has become a winner of the post-soviet film festival Films from Russia and beyond in Switzerland.
The national judo team of Kazakhstan has won the first place by the team at the World Grand-Prix that was held on September 28-29 in Almaty.
Gaukhar Yermakbayeva, a boxer from Kazakhstan, has won gold at the World Youth Championship in Bulgaria.
Kazakhstan wrestler Olga Shlizhevskaya has won the World Armwrestling Championship in Poland.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, an unflappable pastor's daughter, is closing in on a third term in Sunday's general election, cementing her title as the world's most powerful woman.
Mikhail Kukushkin, a professional tennis player from Kazakhstan, won the ATP Challenger series in Istanbul, Turkey.
Miss Almaty 2012 Farida Malik has won the Miss Bikini CIS title in August at Lake Issyk Kul.
Kazakhstan FC Aktobe has won over Iceland's Breioablik by penalty shootout with the score of 2:1 and reached the final round of Europe League.
Two-time champion of Kazakhstan FC Shakhter has won over Albanian Skenderbeu club in the 3rd round of the Champion League.
Kazakhstan's Adai horse Oily has won a race at the CIS Cup (Commonwealth of Independent States) in Moscow, Russia.
Young ballet dancers from Kazakhstan have won gold, silver and bronze medals in Spain.
Kazakhstan's circus artist Anna Demidova has won gold at the VI International Circus Festival Echo of Asia held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
On July 16 Kazakhstan national team won 3 more medals at the Universiade in Kazan.
A man who was allegedly certified as dead almost three years ago has won a race for mayor in the southern state of Oaxaca.
Kazakhstan national boxing team won the first place at the 27th edition of the Men's Asian Amateur Boxing Championship.
Kazakhstan free-style wrestling national team has won three gold medals at the Grand Prix in Germany.
Kazakhstan national team has advanced to the 9th place in the general ranking after four days of Universiade 2013 in Kazan.
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