Taste of victoryJuly 16
The USA women’s basketball team is champion of the 27th World University Summer Games 2013 © RIA-Novosti
Sports projects due to be held in Kazan in the coming years were today on the agenda of the briefing at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan. Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rafis Burganov, and Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate, Azat Kadyrov, met with journalists and briefed them on the sporting events that are soon to be hosted in the sports capital of Russia.
The free book exchange library, which has been recently opened in the Universiade Village, enjoys popularity among residents of the campus. The FREEBOOKS library is currently gathering momentum and it needs to expand its collection in order to meet the demand.
The Badminton and Me competition was announced in the lead-up to the INTERSPORT European Championships (European Badminton Championships), which are due to be held in the Gymnastics Centre, Kazan on April 23-27. If you are a badminton fan and you want to get gifts autographed by top badminton players, this contest is for you. To enter the competition, all you need is to take a photo related to the Badminton and Me topic, post it on Instagram with the hashtag #bdmkzn2014 and to attend the tournament.
The Russian Federation National Awards and state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan were presented today, April 15, in the Government House of the Republic of Tatarstan to all those who contributed to a successful staging of the 27th World University Summer Games. The ceremony was hosted by Tatarstan Prime Minister Ildar Khalikov.
Kazan has proved its status as one of the world's sports cities as it was chosen to play host to yet another major sporting event. During the meeting in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, the IAAF Council decided that the Russian city will be the host of the 2016 edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships.
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