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February 1, 2016 - 13:03
The 27th FINA World Championships that had been held last summer in Kazan was named the best event in the history of the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The final report on results of the past 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan was presented at the FINA Bureau meeting on January 30 in Budapest (HUN). The meeting was chaired by FINA President Dr. Julio С. Maglione and FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu. Present on the part of the Russian delegation at the event were Tatarstan’s Minister of Youth Affairs and Sport Vladimir Leonov, Director General of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects Azat Kadyrov, his deputy Ranko Tepavcevic and other officials.
January 26, 2016 - 09:43
During the meeting with President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Dr. Julio C. Maglione and FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu at the Kazan City Hall, Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin offered due recognition to the FINA executives’ contribution to the preparation and delivery of the 16th FINA World Championships. According to the Mayor, last year’s world aquatics tournament put Kazan into the global limelight.
January 25, 2016 - 11:06

Top executives of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) – FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione and FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu –are on a visit to Kazan on January 23-25. On Sunday, January 24, they were honoured by President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, during an official ceremony at the Kazan Kremlin.  

January 19, 2016 - 18:14
Kazan’s experience of hosting international sporting events is strongly sought after in the lead-up to the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in 2017 in Ashgabat (TKM). To study this experience, the Turkmenistan delegation arrived in Kazan on January 17-20.
January 13, 2016 - 12:10
The second stage of the GTO complex implementation has kicked off in educational facilities of Tatarstan. This was the main topic of discussion at the training workshop that brought together representatives of municipal authorities in the sphere of physical culture and education, as well as deputy directors of vocational educational establishments and others.
December 25, 2015 - 14:57
The 2015 FINA World Championships were named the Sporting Event of the Year while the Kazan Arena Stadium, which had hosted the Sporting Event of the Year, received the Sports Venue of the Year Award.  These are the results of the 2nd edition of Sports Facilities: Year in Review Annual Award Ceremony, an event that was founded by the Sports Facilities magazine.
December 15, 2015 - 12:07
A presentation of GTO ambassador certificates took place at Russia’s Ministry of Sport in Moscow on December 14. Famous athletes, public figures and media representatives received the certificates from Russia’s Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko.
December 12, 2015 - 21:18
Deputy Director General of the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects and Head of the GTO Complex Implementation Department, Alexander Karpov, went to the Primorsky Kray for a two-day visit on December 11-12.
December 4, 2015 - 10:31
From December 3 to 5, the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects, the organisation responsible for implementing the Russian National GTO Health and Fitness Programme all over the country, holds a training programme, titled ‘GTO Health and Fitness Programme: Content, Current Issues of Implementation’, at Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism in Kazan.