27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

News feed - Kazan

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In hot weather volunteers like to go for swim!
15.07.2013  16:55

Volunteers have come from all over Russia to take part in the Universiade. Some guys are from the north. Kazan's hot weather is an excellent opportunity for them to get some suntan and relax on the beach in their leisure time.

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Universiade athletes visit sites of Lenin in Kazan
15.07.2013  16:13

During the 27th World University Games in Kazan, just two delegations, the Korean and Cuban athletes in judo and fencing, visited the house-museum of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, which was not open to the public, due to a major renovation. The foreign guests were allowed to explore the Museum of Kazan as an exception.

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Fans' support at Universiade in Kazan!
15.07.2013  16:06 Photo

People say that the support of fans accounts for 50% of a team's victory. That has been always true. During the 27th Summer Games in Kazan , the spectators’ seats at all the competition venues are filled, and one can hear fans’ exclamations and happy applause.

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Especially for Kazan 2013 volunteers
15.07.2013  11:59

They painted the city of Kazan red - in the most literal sense of those words. Red buses - now two-storey ones at that - are travelling around the centre of the World University Summer Games in Kazan carrying volunteers in red-and-white uniforms. And these volunteers are often asked by people questions along the lines of "What's the point of volunteering? What are you doing this for?"

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Welcome to Kazan!
14.07.2013  18:37

Today is Sunday, so many guests of Kazan decided to see the sights and historic places of the millennial Kazan.

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Tatarstan launches special programme for building sports facilities
14.07.2013  15:22

Today, at Kazan City Hall, a meeting of the Board of VTB United League was held.

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Sergei Ivanov to visit swimming and wrestling competitions at Universiade in Kazan
14.07.2013  14:29

Chief of Staff Presidential Administration of Russia Sergei Ivanov arrived in Kazan, where on Sunday he would visit the competitions in women's wrestling, swimming and basketball quarterfinal match between the national teams of Russia and Romania, said the spokeswoman of the Presidential Administration.

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Kazan Sabantuy celebrated without any incidents
14.07.2013  14:29

Yesterday, Sabantuy, which was organised in Birchwood in Mirny Township, was celebrated in Kazan.

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Kazan Sabantuy - volunteers' vision
13.07.2013  18:48

The Tatar national holiday Sabantuy gathered as many residents of Kazan, Universiade guests, so volunteers are helping in the organisation of the World University Games.

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Money can't buy the best
13.07.2013  18:11 Photo

Citizens and guests of Kazan had a chance to check this saying at national but, rather, international holiday Sabantuy which was held this year under the flags of Universiade in township Mirny.

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