Queen of sportJuly 11
The track and field tournament of the 27th World University Summer Games has a busy programme. During the five days of the Universiade, athletes have competed in 10 medal events. © RIA Novosti. Vladimir Astapkovich
The Four Nations Diving Meet came to an end at the Aquatics Palace, Kazan on Sunday, December 8. The third edition of the tournament, where four diving nations - Russia, Ukraine, Italy and Germany - clashed against each other for gold medals, ended in another overwhelming victory for the Russian national team.
The Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate, Vladimir Leonov, was named the recipient of Delovoy Kvartal magazine's Person of the Year 2013 award. The awards ceremony, where multiple trophies were given out to those who are being acknowledged for their contribution in a specific field, took place in the evening of December 6 in Kazan.
Top athletes from Germany, Russia, Italy and Ukraine will battle for top spots on the podium during the three competition days. The international tournament is held in one of the key sports facilities of the city - the Aquatics Palace.
Sportcal, the leading sports market research company, published the annual Cities Index that analyses the success of nations and some cities in attracting major sports events. The capital of the Republic of Tatarstan - Kazan - rose nine places to tenth spot. Russia climbed to second place, with China taking the top position.
Kazan is getting ready to host another international sports competition. The Four Nations Diving Meet will start tomorrow, December 6, at the Aquatics Palace. Over 60 decorated athletes from Germany, Italy, Russia and Ukraine will battle for a spot at the top of the podium.
President of FISU
The Universiade is courage. The courage Kazan has displayed in contributing to the implementation of the...
Kazan 2013 Ambassador
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