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Kickboxing: Kazkahstani becomes world champion

Kazakhstan fighter Nurken Tolegenov has become the world kickboxing champion.

Kickboxing: Kazkahstani becomes world champion
Photo courtesy of the World Boxing Championship Almaty 2013 official website
Boxing: Kazakhstan wins 1st place at Boxing Worlds

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.

Boxing: Kazakhstan wins 1st place at Boxing Worlds
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton wins 2013 Booker Prize
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton wins 2013 Booker Prize

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton became the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for fiction, claiming the award for her novel "The Luminaries".

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton wins 2013 Booker Prize
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Harmony Lessons by Emir Baigazin gaines Grand-Prix at film festival in Switzerland

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.

Harmony Lessons by Emir Baigazin gaines Grand-Prix at film festival in Switzerland
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Judo: Kazakhstan team wins 1st place at World Grand-Prix

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.

Judo: Kazakhstan team wins 1st place at World Grand-Prix
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Boxing: Kazakhstan female boxer wins gold at World Youth Championship

Gaukhar Yermakbayeva, a boxer from Kazakhstan, has won gold at the World Youth Championship in Bulgaria.

Boxing: Kazakhstan female boxer wins gold at World Youth Championship
Olga Shlizhevskaya. Personal archive photo
Armwrestling: Kazakhstan woman wins World Armwrestling Championship in Poland

Kazakhstan wrestler Olga Shlizhevskaya has won the World Armwrestling Championship in Poland.

Armwrestling: Kazakhstan woman wins World Armwrestling Championship in Poland
'World's most powerful woman' on track for new German term
'World's most powerful woman' on track for new German term

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.

'World's most powerful woman' on track for new German term
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Kukushkin wins tournament in Turkey
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Kukushkin wins tournament in Turkey

Mikhail Kukushkin, a professional tennis player from Kazakhstan, won the ATP Challenger series in Istanbul, Turkey.

Tennis: Kazakhstan's Kukushkin wins tournament in Turkey
Farida Malik. Prsonal archive photo
Miss Almaty 2012 Farida Malik wins Miss Bikini CIS title

Miss Almaty 2012 Farida Malik has won the Miss Bikini CIS title in August at Lake Issyk Kul.

Miss Almaty 2012 Farida Malik wins Miss Bikini CIS title
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Football: Kazakhstan FC Aktobe wins over Iceland's Breioablik at Europe League

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.

Football: Kazakhstan FC Aktobe wins over Iceland's Breioablik at Europe League
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Football: Shakhter wins over Albanian Skenderbeu at Champion League

Two-time champion of Kazakhstan FC Shakhter has won over Albanian Skenderbeu club in the 3rd round of the Champion League.

Football: Shakhter wins over Albanian Skenderbeu at Champion League
Adai horse Oily. Photo courtesy of lada.kz
Adai horse wins race in Moscow

Kazakhstan's Adai horse Oily has won a race at the CIS Cup (Commonwealth of Independent States) in Moscow, Russia.

Adai horse wins race in Moscow
In Spain Kazakhstan was represented by 22 young ballet girls
Kazakhstan’s young ballet dancers win gold in Spain

Young ballet dancers from Kazakhstan have won gold, silver and bronze medals in Spain.

Kazakhstan’s young ballet dancers win gold in Spain
Anna Demidova. Photo courtesy of express-k.kz
Almaty's 13-y.o. equilibrist wins gold at circus festival Echo of Asia

Kazakhstan's circus artist Anna Demidova has won gold at the VI International Circus Festival Echo of Asia held in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Almaty's 13-y.o. equilibrist wins gold at circus festival Echo of Asia
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Kazakhstan athletes win 3 more medals at Universiade

On July 16 Kazakhstan national team won 3 more medals at the Universiade in Kazan.

Kazakhstan athletes win 3 more medals at Universiade
Leninguer Raymundo Carballido Morales. Photo courtesy of senderodefecal1.blogspot.com
Did a 'dead' man win election in Mexico town?

A man who was allegedly certified as dead almost three years ago has won a race for mayor in the southern state of Oaxaca.

Did a 'dead' man win election in Mexico town?
Ivan Dychko. Photo courtesy of olympic.kfb.kz
Boxing: Kazakhstan's boxers win 7 gold medals at Asian Championship

Kazakhstan national boxing team won the first place at the 27th edition of the Men's Asian Amateur Boxing Championship.

Boxing: Kazakhstan's boxers win 7 gold medals at Asian Championship
Akzhurek Tantarov  won the tournament in Germany. Photo courtesy of zimbio.com
Wrestling: Kazakhstan wrestlers win 3 gold at Grand Prix in Germany

Kazakhstan free-style wrestling national team has won three gold medals at the Grand Prix in Germany.

Wrestling: Kazakhstan wrestlers win 3 gold at Grand Prix in Germany
Margarita Mukasheva (C). ©RIA NOVOSTI
Kazakhstan 9th in genral ranking of Universiade

Kazakhstan national team has advanced to the 9th place in the general ranking after four days of Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

Kazakhstan 9th in genral ranking of Universiade