27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Universiade transport providers commended for contribution to Games' success
11.06.2014  13:49 articles.open_video Photo

Yet another set of trophies was awarded today in Kazan. Representatives of the transport industry who were actively involved in the preparation and delivery of the 27th Summer Universiade got awards for their support of the Games. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister of Transport and Road Construction of the Republic of Tatarstan Andrey Egorov, Director General of the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects Azat Kadyrov and his Deputy, Azat Galiakhmetov, who supervised the transport operation in the build-up to the Universiade.

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Formula One car to burn rubber near Kazan Kremlin walls
09.06.2014  17:02 articles.open_video Photo

The mega motor show that is unique both in terms of its programme and scale will take place in Kazan on June 15. Similar to the annual Moscow City Racing event, a Formula One car and famous sports cars will pass along the Kazanka River Embankment next to the walls of the Kazan Kremlin. The event, which will be held with the support of the Tatarstan Government and Kazan Mayor's Office, was the main topic at the press conference that took place at the Republican Agency for the Press and Mass Communications.

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Kazan volunteers to work at 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
05.06.2014  16:20

Volunteers from Kazan are now given a unique opportunity to take part in the most anticipated event of the summer - the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Polina Fomenko and Alia Khisamova are two lucky Kazan 2013 volunteers who will travel to Brazil to support the mega football event.

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Kazan volunteers to assist with KazanSummit 2014
04.06.2014  16:53

From 5 to 7 June 2014, Kazan hosts KazanSummit 2014, one of the leading international economic events of the Russian Federation and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). KazanSummit is held for the sixth straight time in the Tatarstan capital and as usually the team of volunteers is contributing to the success of the event.

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Kazan to host 2014 World Fair Play Awards
31.05.2014  14:22 articles.open_video Photo

On July 17-19 Kazan will play host to a series of events related to the World Fair Play Awards. Jenő Kamuti, President of the International Fair Play Committee (CIFP), arrived on a working visit to Kazan to take a look at the city's preparations for the events. Today, May 31, he had a meeting with Prime Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov.

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Russian Volunteer Centres Association established
28.05.2014  17:11

A meeting dedicated to the foundation of a new volunteer organisation took place in the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee headquarters in Moscow on Tuesday, May 27. The new body, titled the 'Volunteer Centres Association', will focus on taking federal efforts aimed at developing volunteering and volunteer movement in the country.

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Winter Sports Industry International Congress underway in Kazan
28.05.2014  17:08 articles.open_video Photo

The Winter Sports Industry International Congress opened today, May 28, in the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism. The plenary discussion that kicked off the congress programme was attended by State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation Natalia Parshikova, Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov, and Tatarstan's Youth and Sports Minister Rafis Burganov.

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Kazan Universiade final report presented at FISU Executive Committee Meeting
25.05.2014  17:02 articles.open_video Photo

The final report of the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan was delivered at the FISU Executive Committee Meeting.

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FIE delegates impressed with Kazan's sports infrastructure
23.05.2014  10:46 Photo

On Thursday, May 22, executives of the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Tatarstan met with representatives of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) who paid their final inspection visit to Kazan ahead of the 2014 Fencing World Championships.

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Kazan to host big motorsport show
22.05.2014  16:04

On June 15 the Tatarstan capital is set to play host to Kazan City Racing, a major motorsport show featuring teams of Formula One and the world's most famous racing series.

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