27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Kazan volunteers begin work at World Judo Championships

Based on their contributions to hosting sporting events in the spring-summer 2014, ten Kazan volunteers were selected by the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects to undergo internship at the 2014 edition of the World Judo Championships that kick off in Chelyabinsk, the capital of the Southern Urals, on August 25. For the first time ever, the international tournament in this sport will be held in Russia.

Russian U19 Canoe Sprint Championships: Dragon boat racing events h...
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Final heats took place at the Russian U19 Canoe Sprint Championships which takes place at the Rowing Centre, Kazan.

Kazan Arena Stadium hosts first football match
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Rubin KAZAN and Lokomotiv MOSCOW met in the first football match ever held at the Kazan Arena Stadium, which had been built for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Shortly before the match, Russia's Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko and President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov unveiled the symbolic stele showing the stadium's status as a 2018 World Cup host venue.

Russian U19 Canoe Sprint Championships: Day 4 concludes
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The fourth day of the Russian U19 Canoe Sprint Championships ended today in Kazan.

Russian U19 Canoe Sprint Championships: Ten more medal events conte...
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The Russian U19 Canoe Sprint Championships continue at the Rowing Centre, Kazan.

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Claude-Louis Gallien
President of FISU

The Universiade is courage. The courage Kazan has displayed in contributing to the implementation of the...


Vitaly Mutko
Russia's Minister of Sport

I am confident that the 27th World University Summer Games will hugely contribute to developing and promoting univ...


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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.

Weather in Kazan

+18 °C fair

Wind: south-east, 3.13 m/s
Humidity: 59.0%