The first-ever forum of the leaders of the volunteer movement from FISU (International University Sports Federation) member countries continues at the Volga Region Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism. The forum brought together more than 100 volunteers from 91 countries.
Kazan matches of FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 were assessed today at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan. Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of Tatarstan Vladimir Leonov, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee on Tourism of Tatarstan Artur Abdrashitov, and First Deputy Head of the Executive Committee Damir Fattakhov spoke at the meeting.
The Volga Region Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism plays host to the forum of the best sports volunteers around the globe, held under the umbrella of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
The two-time Red Bull Air Race world champion Kirby Chambliss confidently claimed his victory in Budapest providing himself with a hope for the podium spot. He was followed by Pete McLeod from Canada, and the Japanese pilot Yoshihide Muroya finished third and ensured his podium spot. The next race will take place in Kazan on July 22-23. It will be the first time Red Bull Air Race comes to Russia.
The opening ceremony of the FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy, a forum of international sports volunteers, took place in the lobby of the Main International Centre (Volga Region Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism) today, July 3. More than 100 volunteers representing 91 nations came together in Kazan to address problems and key directions for the development of youth sport and volunteering.
This weekend Red Bull Air Race 2017 World Championship crosses the equator in the very heart of Budapest. With the three races already over, the leaders place on the same position with equal points, so the fans of the Championships are looking forward to the Budapest stop of the Air Race.
July in Kazan will be rich in sports events. Today at the press conference the Director General of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects Azat Kadyrov spoke about the forthcoming events to be held in Kazan in July.