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March 18, 2016 - 17:30
The opening press conference for the 6th Russian Federation President Weightlifting Cup was held in Kazan on Friday, March 18. The event was attended by International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Director General Attila Adamfi, Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) President Sergey Syrtsov, Tatarstan’s Minister of Youth Affairs and Sport Vladimir Leonov and Director General of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects Ranko Tepavcevic.
March 17, 2016 - 10:48
Final preparations are underway this week at the Ak Bars Martial Arts Palace for the 6th edition of the Russian Federation President Weightlifting Cup. On March 19-20, Kazan is about to play host to the weightlifting tournament that will serve as a qualifying round for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) and be held under the aegis of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
March 11, 2016 - 16:25
Tickets have gone on sale for the 6th Russian Federation President Weightlifting Cup. The tournament will be held at the Ak Bars Wrestling Palace on March 19-20. Tickets will be available for purchase on the ticket agency’s website at a reasonable price – 100 rubles. During the competition days, tickets can also be bought at the Wrestling Palace’s ticket office.
March 11, 2016 - 12:04
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov met with members of the WorldSkills International (WSI) Board of Directors at the Kazan Kremlin today. Present at the meeting were Simon Bartley, Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin and Director of the Department of the State Policy in Professional Education and VET at Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science Natalia Zolotareva, WorldSkills Russia CEO Robert Urazov and others. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the 45th WorldSkills Competition 2019 was signed during the meeting in Kazan.
March 11, 2016 - 12:01
In December 2015, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Local Organising Committee (LOC) launched a charity initiative, titled ‘A New Year’s Fairy Tale’. Children from orphanages across the country took part in sports quizzes and winners got the opportunity to write letters to their football idols. In Kazan, the event was facilitated by members and volunteers of the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism with the assistance of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects and Ronald McDonald House.  
March 8, 2016 - 10:50
A meeting of the WorldSkills International Board of Directors started today, March 8, in Kazan. Present at the meeting were President of WorldSkills International (WSI) Simon Bartley, WSI Chief Executive Officer David Hoey, members of the Board of Directors and the WSI Secretariat. On March 9, a project session involving the WSI Secretariat will kick off to discuss the preparation for the world competition. It will continue until 15 March.
March 1, 2016 - 16:11
On March 18-21, 2016, Kazan’s Ak Bars Wrestling Palace will play host to the Russian Federation President Weightlifting Cup. Being a qualifying tournament ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the sporting event will be held under the aegis of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF).
February 24, 2016 - 13:07
Yana Churikova, a popular TV presenter and an Ambassador of the Russian National GTO Health and Fitness Programme, has successfully passed all the GTO tests. The event was held at the Moskvich Specialised Children and Youth Sports School of the Olympic Reserve. Churikova performed the tests of her age grade, that included running, pulling-up from a hang position on a high bar, long jumping, flexibility test, etc. Her results correspond to the gold GTO pin.
February 21, 2016 - 23:33
Participants of the final matches at the European Men’s and Women’s Championships shared their impression of the tournament.