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December holidays in Kazakhstan

In December Kazakhstanis and permanent residents of the country will have 3 additional holiday.

December holidays in Kazakhstan
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80 percent of 2022 Winter Olympics venues to be ready by 2017: Almaty's Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov

80 percent of the venues for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games will be ready by 2017.

80 percent of 2022 Winter Olympics venues to be ready by 2017: Almaty's Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov
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Construction of Winter Universiade-2017 venues goes according to schedule

Journalists have toured the Winter Universiade-2017 venues in Almaty and according to the contractors, the construction works are going according to schedule.

Construction of Winter Universiade-2017 venues goes according to schedule
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2017 Winter Universiade adds three new events

The 2017 Winter Universiade taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan will include three new sport events.

2017 Winter Universiade adds three new events
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Almaty provides financial guarantees to International Olympic Committee

Kazakhstan says it has enough money to host the Winter Olympics 2022.

Almaty provides financial guarantees to International Olympic Committee
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Budget of Winter Olympics in Almaty cut by $550 million

Kazakhstan has introduced 8 changes to its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Almaty.

Budget of Winter Olympics in Almaty cut by $550 million
Galina Vishnevskaya. Photo courtesy of biathlon.kz.
Kazakhstan's biathlete wins silver at World Championship

Kazakhstan’s biathlete Galina Vishnevskaya, 21, has clinched a silver medal in the junior women’s 7.5 km sprint at IBU Youth/Junior World Championship in Belarus.

Kazakhstan's biathlete wins silver at World Championship
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
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Ice Speedway to hit Medeu on Valentine's Day

On February 14 and 15, Almaty’s Medeu ice skating rink will host a stage of the Speedway world championship.

Ice Speedway to hit Medeu on Valentine's Day
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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
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
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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
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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
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Car turns in block of ice in Astana: Prank or accident?

A car has turned in a block of ice in Kazakhstan's Astana.

Car turns in block of ice in Astana: Prank or accident?
Nursultan Nazarbayev during the meeting with media representatives. Frame of STV Channel.
Nazarbayev on Almaty's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Nursultan Nazarbayev has discussed the feasibility of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Almaty during Q&A session with media representatives.

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Nazarbayev on Almaty's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics
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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
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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
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
President of International Olympic Committee tours sport venues in Almaty
President of International Olympic Committee tours sport venues in Almaty

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach toured Almaty sport facilities as a part of his visit to Kazakhstan.

President of International Olympic Committee tours sport venues in Almaty