27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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INTERSPORT European Championships: Day 2's afternoon programme results
25.04.2014  09:46 Photo

Three female players of Russia advanced to Round 3 of the INTERSPORT European Championships in Kazan. Ksenia Polikarpova was class above third seeded Beatriz Corrales of Spain, who dropped both her games with 21-17, 21-14. Olga Golovanova beat Denmark's Sandra-Maria Jensen, 21-9, 21-16. Now both Russian badminton players will face each other in the evening programme on Thursday.

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Vladimir Ivanov: My relaxedness of playing at home helped me win
24.04.2014  17:46

Captain of the Russian national badminton team, Vladimir Ivanov, defeated Europe's reigning champion, Marc Zwiebler of Germany, in the second round of the INTERSPORT European Championships in Kazan. In two games, which ended with 21-14, 24-22, the Russian player beat Germany's one of the most decorated badminton players and put an end to his losing streak against Zwiebler.

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Kazan Universiade project presented at sports summit in Moscow
24.04.2014  17:42 Photo

Representatives of the Organising Committee for the 27th Summer Universiade shared experience in managing human resources at the high-profile multi-sport event. Deputy Director General - Chief of Staff of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate Larisa Sulima attended the Moscow International Sports Summit which was held in the Russian capital on April 24 and brought together best experts of Russia and the world.

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Non-local volunteers at INTERSPORT 2014: We arrived in Kazan for new experience and vivid emotions
24.04.2014  16:46 articles.open_video Photo

Yet again Russia's sports capital hosts a global event: top athletes from 36 European countries will come together in Kazan to contest titles in badminton, one of the sports of the Olympic programme. The championship that will run between April 23 and 27 would have been impossible without the support of 166 volunteers, including 23 sports volunteers from St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Kirov.

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INTERSPORT European Championships: Day 1's evening programme results
24.04.2014  09:29 Photo

A bitter defeat of the men's doubles team Ashmarin/Durkin, Ella Diehl's elimination, victories of Golovanova, Perminova and Polikarpova and Ivanova/Sozonova's easy start - here is a glance at the results from Day 1's evening programme at the 2014 INTERSPORT European Championships.

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INTERSPORT European Championships kick off in Kazan
23.04.2014  16:28 articles.open_video Photo

The 24th INTERSPORT European Championships started today in Kazan. The event will run for several days and end on April 27. Russia has earlier played host to major world and European badminton championships, but these European Championships are a new sporting experience for our country. The competition involves more than 250 athletes from 36 countries, including Russia, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, France and other countries.

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Sports Palace prepped for World Weightlifting Championships
23.04.2014  15:45 Photo

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has no doubt that the upcoming IWF Junior World Championships will be a success. It was revealed today by IWF Director General Attila Adamfi during his inspection visit to the capital of Tatarstan.

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Kazan to play host to major sporting events in years to come
22.04.2014  16:41 articles.open_video Photo

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.

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FREEBOOKS library expands collection
22.04.2014  16:20

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.

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Badminton and Me competition launched ahead of INTERSPORT European Championships
16.04.2014  17:43

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.

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