This year’s World Nomad Games, a celebration of nomadic heritage, took place in the Issyk-Kul province of Kyrgyzstan. Eleanor Moseman photographed female competitors who had travelled from all over central Asia and eastern Europe, and explored the difficulties and challenges they face as competitors
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez claimed the WBC and WBA world middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a gripping points win in their Las Vegas rematch. The Mexican claimed a frenetic final round on two of the three scorecards which was critical in preventing a repeat of the draw both men shared 364 days earlier at the same T-Mobile Arena venue.
ALMATY (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners packed into a sports hall to remember Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten on Saturday, two days after he was stabbed to death in the street in Almaty.
Kazakh capital Astana is to host World MMA Championships 6-7 October, according to fightnetwork.com.
Xinhua The opening ceremony of the second military sports games of the friendly armies of the Commonwealth of Independent States took place in Balykchy town of Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the General Staff of Kyrgyz Armed Forces reported on Tuesday.
"2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty opens in Splendour," read the headline of the official International University Sports Federation (FISU) website on 29 January.
Kazakhstani WBA, IBF, WBC middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin has been registered in the book of Guinness World Records for highest knockout rate - 91,67 percent.
Kairat's request to host the Final of the UEFA Futsal Cup at the end of April next year has been granted.
Kazakhstan took three gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Wheelchair Dance Championships in Taiwan on 5-6 November for the first time.