27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Kazan may host European Judo Championships

Delegates of the European Judo Union (EJU) will pay an inspection visit to Kazan on November 5-6. This visit is part of EJU's series of inspection tours to each of the candidate cities bidding to host the 2016 European Judo Championships. The host city will be announced at the EJU Ordinary Congress in Dubrovnik (CRO) on November 29.

IAAF delegates to arrive in Kazan for inspection visit

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) inspection team will visit the capital of Tatarstan on October 31-November 2. The delegates will view the Central Stadium, the key venue of the IAAF World Junior Championships that will be held in Kazan in less than two years, and other venues as well.

Christian Unger, FIFA, "Kazan Arena is a gorgeous stadium."
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Joint delegation of FIFA and the Russia 2018 Organising Committee representatives visited Kazan Area Stadium within the first official inspection visit of 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Stadiums on October 16–23.

Krasnoyarsk can use the experience from hosting the Universiade in ...
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Kazan will share insights on hosting the World Student Games with Krasnoyarsk. The agreement was signed a few days ago during "Russia – a Sports Power" Forum held in Cheboksary. The document was signed by Maxim Urazov, General Director of Executive Directorate of Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk, and Azat Kadyrov, General Director of ANO "Executive Directorate for Sports Projects".

Presentation of GTO Complex distinction badges took place during "R...
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In the first day of the forum "Russia – a Sports Power", the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects presented GTO Complex distinction badges. The presentation was opened by Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation, Vitaly Mutko.

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Rustam Minnikhanov
President of Tatarstan

The Universiade will give an incentive to the increase in the inflow of foreign tourists and v...


Marina Petrova
Russian national rugby 7s t...

The Russia women's national rugby 7s team won the Universiade gold due to unity. 


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On July 13th the traditional Tatar national holiday, Sabantuy, was held in Birchwood in Mirny Township. More than 7,000 guests and Universiade athletes took part in the celebration.

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