Category Archives: sports

Gangster-Sponsored Athletes

The previous post of mine primarily dealt with a shady past of Gennady Golovkin – a prominent professional boxer from Kazakhstan. But, his present sponsors are also quite suspicious characters. In the last few years, Read More

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GGG’s Criminal Connections

Both amateur and professional boxers have been considerably involved in unlawful activities. It is true for almost any region of the world. Kazakhstan is no exception. Yeah, tough guys who superbly punch each other in Read More

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A Sports Festivity for Everyone

Here in Kazakhstan, they have established quite an original kind of athletic competition. The Confederation Cup, whose finals were held in Almaty on December 3-4 2016, is a vibrant blend of entertainment and sports tournament. Read More

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Rocky from Kazakhstan

Abdrashid Abdrakhmanov is an outstanding Kazakh boxer of the Uighur ethnic origin. The year of 1969 was crucial to him. On his way to Las Vegas, where he participated in the first U.S.-Soviet boxing match and shook hands Read More

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A Journalist’s Workout

A tall and well-built  guy in his late thirties, about 6’4 and more than 200 lbs,  has displayed elementary skills in the outdoor athletic activities. Perhaps, he is yearning for the arboreal existence of his primate Read More

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A Bunch of Perverts

Amateur boxing rightfully boasts of legendary names, glorious traditions. One should mention such superstar, as a Cuban pugilist hero Teofilo Stevenson. The AIBA, the world’s governing body for amateur boxing, has lost Read More

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The Ultimate Match Fixing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently marked her 60th birthday on July 17. No doubt, her wealthy friends among Bavarian automakers and Siberian gas tycoons had prepared nice presents for the leader of Germany. Read More

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