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FIE's final inspection visit ahead of World Fencing Championships takes place in Kazan
22.05.2014  09:43 articles.open_video Photo

The final Inspection visit of representatives of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) and Fencing Federation of Russia (FFR) takes place on May 21-23 in Kazan. This will be their last visit in the run-up to the World Fencing Championships that are scheduled to be held in Kazan on July 15-23. About 700 athletes representing 100 countries are expected to come to Kazan to compete for the title. 42 international judges and 79 national ones will officiate the tournament.

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Tatarstan's Sochi 2014 volunteers to get travel expense refunds
21.05.2014  17:16

Yet again Kazan enters summer in the middle of preparations for major sporting and non-sporting events, but as you know quite recently the attention of the entire sports community was drawn to Sochi. Little less than three months passed after the Games, but the emotions from being part of this global event for those who were directly involved into making it will last forever.

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Tatarstan team finishes top of medal table at WorldSkills Russia 2014
20.05.2014  18:01 articles.open_video Photo

First place in the team routine of 2nd National Championships WorldSkills Russia went to the Republic of Tatarstan team. Moscow is the second, Sverdlovsk oblast is the 3rd one. The award ceremony held today on May, 20 at the Universiade Village MIC. It was attended by Ildar Khalikov, the Prime Minister of Tatarstan, Simon Bartley, WorldSkills International President, Pavel Chernikh, Head of the WorldSkills Russia, Tatarstan Ministries officials.

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WorldSkills Competition 2019 likely to be held in Kazan
20.05.2014  17:42

Russia and Kazan's participation in the race to host the 2019 WorldSkills Competition was today the focus for the discussion at the Kazanskaya Yarmarka where the 2nd National Championship WorldSkills Russia is currently taking place.

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Creating professional standards is the main goal of WorldSkills Russia
18.05.2014  16:13 articles.open_video

Today is the second competition day of the skilled labour jobs tournament, which is taking place in Kazan.

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First day of WorldSkills Russia National Competition in Kazan
18.05.2014  10:05 articles.open_video Photo

On May 17th the participants of the II WorldSkills Russia National Competition had their first contest day. Let us remember that the opening of skilled labour jobs competition, where 450 young ladies and gentlemen take part, was held a day earlier. Competitions are conducted in 35 professional competences, the representatives of 3 more competences perform out of competition.

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Hosting the WorldSkills Competition will upgrade the status of skilled labour jobs
17.05.2014  18:08 articles.open_video

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan - Minister of Education and Science Engel Fattakhov is sure that hosting the 2nd WorldSkills National Competition Russia-2014 will boost the status of skilled labour jobs. On the first day he visited the competition area and mixed with journalists.

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2nd WorldSkills Russia National Competition 2014 is opened in Kazan
16.05.2014  19:55 articles.open_video Photo

Today the 2nd WorldSkills Russia National Competition 2014 has been opened in Kazan. The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets and the Prime-minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov took part in the official Opening Ceremony, which was staged at the Main International Centre of the Universiade Village.

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Kazan prepares to host 2014 World Fencing Championships
16.05.2014  18:34

The working meeting with representatives of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) concerning the preparation for the Kazan 2014 World Fencing Championships was held on May 15 in Lausanne (Switzerland). The event was attended by FIE Secretary General Frédéric Pietruszka and Secretary General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate Ranko Tepavcevic.

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Preparation for the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan discussed in Lausanne, Switzerland
16.05.2014  17:49

Working meeting concerning preparation to the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 was held on May 15 in International Swimming Federation (FINA) headquarters. The event was attended by FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu, FINA chief architect Joaquin Pujol Simón, Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate – the Official Organiser of the 2015 FINA World Championships Azat Kadyrov, Secretary General the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate Ranko Tepavcevic, representatives of FINA partners, personnel of State Unitary Enterprise ‘Tatinvestgrazhdanproekt’. During the meeting preparation of the 16th FINA World Championships 2015, including temporary facilities for high-diving and water polo competitions, swimming pool in Kazan Arena Stadium, was discussed. In accordance with the meeting results parties negotiated the schedule of preliminary works and planned FINA representatives visit to Kazan. The next FINA Inspection Visit will be on August, 8 – 10.

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