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July 6-17 2013

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From school squad to Team Russia
18.07.2011  19:46

There is only one athlete performing under the colours of the Republic of Tatarstan at the European Youth Championships that kicked off in Kazan on July 15. In his interview to kazan2013.com Saadi Ismailov revealed a history of the whole dynasty of table tennis enthusiasts

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Marat Bariev: I truly believe that the World Aquatics Championships will be hosted by Kazan
14.07.2011  20:18

The coming August will be rich in anniversaries in Tatarstan's sport. It will be 10 years since Kurban Berdyev took Rubin FC under his wing. UNICS BC will turn 20 and its President Evgeny Bogachev will be celebrating his 70th anniversary. But it's not August yet, so we have plenty of time to congratulate them, but in July there was another big time event. On July 9 ex-Minister of Youth, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan and Executive Director of the Russian Olympic Committee Marat Bariev turned 50! Our sincere congratulations!

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Artem Kosov: Rumors say that the rowing canal was constructed because of me
21.06.2011  20:40

Artem Kosov, three-time winner of the All-Russian Rowing Competitions, gave the an interview to kazan2013.com on the run, or on the float so to say. The thing is that the conversation proceeded at the dock of the Rowing Centre. While the champion was giving an interview to kazan2013.com, his wife and his 12-month son, to whom Artem dedicated his second victory at the competitions, were waiting for him on the shore. To them it was really important that their husband and father has won in Kazan, his home town, and not in any other city

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Olga Pavlova: We prefer Shenzhen 2011 to the World Athletics Championship in Daegu
14.06.2011  03:07

It's summer. Tatarstan athletes all left Kazan to go to training camps. Somewhere in Armenia Yana Martynova is getting ready to set new records. Somewhere in Novogorsk Andrey Demanov isdoing his daily drill of winning, lifting 20 tons. When you are reading these lines, Yelena Migunova, the woman of the hour, will be running at the competitions. But she is not the one we are interviewing today, our site has already published a full and detailed interview with her. Today we'll be talking to her coach, Olga Pavlova

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Champions liked everything! Even the rainy weather
14.06.2011  01:03

Triumphant winners of the second stop of the Russian Beach Volleyball Championship in women's events Natalia Uryadova and Svetlana Popova (VTSMO VC, Moscow Region) gave a post-final sparkling interview to kazan2013.com

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Maksim Khudyakov: I'd like to thank the organisers, the coaches, my parents, but most of all my teammate!
14.06.2011  00:42

The tournament in Kazan wrapped up with the victory of the Moscow Region duo Evgeny Romashkin-Maksim Khudyakov

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Irek Radugin: Tatarstan fencing is represented by only one our school!
08.06.2011  12:51

Fencing coach Irek Radugin was one of the most unindifferent spectators of the European U23 Fencing Championship that recenly ended in Kazan. The reason was simple. One of his educatees, epee fencer Alexander Velikanov was at the championship and placed ninth in individual events and took gold in team events. Later on, the coach had to see his educatee off. Alexander left for Moscow and Radugin stayed here in Kazan

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Evgenia Ukolova: We burnt out a bit in the match against the Netherlands
07.06.2011  18:43

Team Russia's volleyball player Evgenia Ukolova revealed the reasons of their defeat in the final match of the Zonal Phase of the CEV Continental Cup against the Netherlands. Evgenia also noted that she and her teammate Ekaterina Khomyakova will need some time to achieve a good teamwork

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Yaroslav Koshkarev: Semenov and I plan to play further together
06.06.2011  18:33

Team Russia's beach volleyball player Yaroslav Koshkarev analysed the performance of the national team at the tournament in Kazan and revealed his plans for future

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Alexander Markov: I'm regularly ranked among Tatarstan's Top 5 non-disabled sprinters
27.05.2011  12:36

Alexander Markov is a fresh face in the Tatarstan athletics. Still, he can boast of three world championship gold medals in 100 and 400m relays. He was also awarded the Leader of the Year Award at the Student of the Year Award Ceremony. Moreover, Alexander is a candidate for London 2012. No, not the Olympics, but the Paralympics. Alexander is a support-motor disabled athlete

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