About Games
About Games


Russia is a democratic federative law-governed state
The Russian Federation is made up of 89 constituent entities
Russia ranks ninth in the world in terms of population, with about 146 million people living in the country
Russia has the world’s largest reserves of mineral and energy resources and is considered one of the leading energy producers
The Russian Federation is a permanent member of the UN Security Council, G20, EAEU, CSTO, APEC, SCO, OSCE, WTO
In 2006, on the initiative of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the BRICS global association was established as a platform for partnership among states on the principles of non-interference, equality, multipolar world order of financial relations and mutual benefit.
Like the other BRICS member states, Russia prioritizes the development of physical education, mass and high-performance sports.
Like the other BRICS member states, Russia prioritizes the development of physical education, mass and high-performance sports
The 27th Summer Universiade 2013 marked the beginning of a number of major sports projects in Russia, which enabled to raise living standards and provide residents of cities with modern sports facilities.
2013, Kazan
27th Summer Universiade
2014, Sochi
22nd Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
2015, Kazan
16th FINA World Championships
2016, Moscow
IIHF World Championship
2017, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan
FIFA Confederations Cup
2018, 11 Russian host cities
FIFA World Cup RussiaTM
2019, Krasnoyarsk
29th Winter Universiade
2021, Kazan
I CIS Games
2023, Kazan
United Games by the Special Olympics rules
Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, has won the right to host many large-scale competitions over the past decade
The high level of the events organisation has been repeatedly praised by the international sports community. The city rightfully bears the title of "the Sports Capital of Russia", being also home to many titled athletes and clubs that confidently perform at international-level competitions.
Kazan is one of the largest economic, scientific, cultural and tourist centres in Russia.
In 2005, the city celebrated its 1000th anniversary
More than 1.2 million people live in the capital of Tatarstan, among them are representatives of more than 100 nationalities, the largest being Tatars and Russians.
Thanks to its rich experience in organising high-level international events and a strong base of sports facilities, the capital of Tatarstan has been entrusted to organise the BRICS Sports Games ahead of the official part of the summit in autumn 2024. Athletes from more than 60 countries will take part in the Games.