Kazakhstan is not planning to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games but has not ruled out an attempt for the following edition in 2030, a key official has revealed.
Kazakhstan’s weightlifters have overtaken Russia in the Olympic doping league of shame.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov today urged voting International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to make a brave choice rather than one which will make them sleep easier at night by voting for Almaty over Beijing in this afternoon's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic host city vote.
With just 10 days left to go, the Host City race for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and important in recent decades. Dramatic changes that have unfolded within the Olympic Movement since the beginning of the bidding process have had major implications on the race, and look to be a major factor in determining which city emerges victorious in Kuala Lumpur on July 31.
Kazakhstan has attempted to underline its commitment to anti-doping by hosting the 12th Asia and Oceania Region Intergovernmental Ministerial Meeting on Anti-Doping in Sport in Almaty, attracting 60 participants from 26 countries.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has finally given a message of support for Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics following a visit to the former capital city, while bid leaders have sought to outline the cost effective and responsible nature of the bid.