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Putin urges popularising new Olympic sports

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 20:17

Russian athletes should try themselves in the modern sports featuring in the Olympics while not forgetting about the traditional ones, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.

Shot-putter Inderjeet grabs silver at World University Games

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 10:03

Shot-putter Inderjeet Singh became the first Indian to win a medal in the World University Games (Universiade) as he claimed a silver with a personal best of 19.70m in Kazan, Russia.

Kazan gears up for World University Games

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 16:07

The 2013 Kazan Universiade is on its final countdown with the opening ceremony to be held on Saturday evening as the Volga river city is ready for the first international multi-sport event in 20 years.

‘China lost over $2 bn in Shenzhen Universiade’

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 18:31

China lost 12.8 billion yuan (over USD two billion) in the World University Games last year held at Chinese city of Shenzhen, a recently released report by the city auditor said.