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The Project Medal Plaza will be functioning during the Universiade-2017

The project Medal Plaza will be established on the Palace of Republic square during the Winter Universiade time. Starting from the 29th of January from 3 p.m. till 10 p.m. there will be protocol and cultural programs of the Universiade. Continue reading

Almaty International Airport is ready to meet sports delegations coming for the Universiade 2017

The official point of arrival of sports delegations – Almaty International Airport is ready to meet sports delegations coming for the Universiade 2017. The executives of the Universiade-2017 Directorate gave their comments on the schedule of arrival of athletes and their meeting procedure in Almaty International Airport. Continue reading

Almaty Introduces an Upgraded Navigation System for the Universiade 2017

As the Worldwide Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty is approaching over 300 signs giving directions and other information have been additionally put out around Almaty. The Universiade Directorate has reported that information on the sports facilities and on traffic routes for transport to go to them is indicated on individually designed information signs in three languages – Kazakh, Russian and English. Continue reading

Slovakian Athletes Look to Top Awards for Alpine Skiing and Ice Hockey

A sport delegation of Slovakia to come to the 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty will consist of 63 representatives of which 42 are athletes. The programme for preparing the Slovakian sportsmen for the Universiade 2017 involves their participation in various practice drills and competitions organised by the Sport Federations of Slovakia. Continue reading

On the Use of Unmanned Means by Mass Media During the Universiade

The Security Department of the Directorate for Preparation and Holding of the 28th Worldwide Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty has explained about the rules for the use of unmanned aircraft (drones) by mass media during the competitions and the grand opening and closing ceremonies of the Universiade. Continue reading

The Universiade 2017 Will See Champions from Across the World

The Winter Universiade is the largest multidiscipline 11-day sport competitions in which student sportsmen will participate. It is planned that the 28th Worldwide Winter Universiade in Almaty will see some 2,000 athletes competing for 85 sets of medals in the 12 sport disciplines. Continue reading

Yermakhan Ibraimov: The Universiade in Almaty Will Leave a Rich Heritage for the City Residents Behind

The Olympic Boxer Champion Yermakhan Ibraimov who will be one of the torchbearers in the Almaty leg of the winter Universiade torch relay has shared his thoughts of what influence the upcoming competitions may have on the metropolis. Continue reading