ASTANA, November 6. /TASS/. A commemorative plaque will be installed on a house of Kazakhstan’s famous figure skater Denis Ten, who was stabbed to death this summer, the press service of Almaty’s department of sports announced on Tuesday.
With boxing in danger of being excluded from the Olympics, a one-time Olympic silver medalist from Kazakhstan is vowing to save his sport if he wins an uphill battle to become president of the global boxing association.
At the world championship in weightlifting, which opened today in Ashgabat, set the first world record, according to the state news Agency of the country.
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.