27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Mega. Game over.
13.07.2013  17:36

Yesterday, a table game night, organized by Mosigra, was held at the Mega Shopping Centre in the context of the volunteers’ party.

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Ilsur Metshin: The efforts of the athletes should certainly be supported financially
13.07.2013  16:55

"The efforts of the athletes should certainly be supported financially. Our athletes receive financial awards at three levels - federal, republican and municipal," Ilsur Metshin said.

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Ilsur Metshin: Interest in the Universiade has surpassed all expectations
13.07.2013  16:50

Interest among citizens of Kazan, visitors, and the press in the 2013 Summer Universiade has exceeded the expectations of the organisers. The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin said this yesterday at the women’s 10m platform synchronized diving event.

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More than 4,000 tickets for Kazan Universiade events sold via network of infomats
12.07.2013  21:01

Kazan has installed 169 infomats (floor stand kiosks) for selling tickets to the 27th Summer Universiade 2013. To date, more than 4,000 tickets have been sold through them.

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MegaFon provides high-quality communication at Universiade venues
12.07.2013  20:09

MegaFon is one of the General Partners of the 27th Summer Universiase 2013 in Kazan, According to the company’s data, the success of setting up of voice connections at the sports venues, where competitions are held, made up in average 99 per cent (at the rate of 97 per cent, fixed by the Russian legislation).

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History of sport achievements presented in Kazan
12.07.2013  19:32 Photo

The Sports Gold of Tatarstan exclusive exhibition is still underway at the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan.

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Elmira Kalimullina meets with volunteers in Kazan
12.07.2013  18:43

Meetings with the ambassadors of the Universiade continue at the Mega Shopping Mall. On July 11, a special guest of the event was Kalimullina Elmira, a Russian singer, a finalist of the TV project The Voice on Channel One, Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan.

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Study or sport? Athletes, volunteers and students have found a way to combine both of these
11.07.2013  16:06

Preparation for the Universiade took a huge amount of time for everyone. Since the participants of this international event are students, it must have been difficult for them to combine study and preparation for competitions. In arrangements of the Games there are also participating school-leavers to whom at the same time are worth two main objectives - to go to college and maintain the status of the Universiade on a higher level.

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MEGAparties for the volunteers
11.07.2013  15:52

20 000 volunteers, from technical services to foreign teams’ attaches, have been called up for the staging of the 27th Summer Universiade. For them, the participation in this international event is not only an opportunity to try themselves in a new capacity, but also to find new friends from other regions and countries.

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Ticket to every corner
11.07.2013  15:41

For the duration of the staging of the Universiade the organisers have provided some categories of citizens – namely, all persons accredited for the World University Games – with free passage in public transport. Spectators with a ticket also have a right to an advantaged ride on the day of the competition. here were cases when a transport vehicle was occupied exclusively by persons who were not required to pay for the services. The guests of the Universiade enjoy the right to a free ride, but what about the transportation service workers and the city residents?

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