Nadal pulls out of Indian Wells before blockbuster semi-final versus Federer INDIAN WELLS. KAZINFORM Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the BNP Paribas Open ahead of his much-anticipated semi-final match Saturday against arch-rival Roger Federer, citing a right-knee injury that clearly bothered him in the previous round.
Books about Sultanmamet Sultan and Middle Juz batyrs presented in Astana ASTANA. KAZINFORM A presentation of the Sultanmamet Sultan: statesman, diplomat and batyr book and the collection of archival documents Sultans and Middle Juz batyrs, published by the Ualikhanov History and Ethnology Institute, took place the Kazakh National Academic Library.
Black box data from crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane successfully recovered - BEA PARIS. KAZINFORM Data from the black box recovered after the March 10 crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane near Addis Ababa has been successfully downloaded by aviation safety investigators, France's BEA (Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety) said on its official Twitter account on Saturday.
Tirreno-Adriatico: Astana's Lutsenko wins Stage 4 despite two crashes during solo attack ASTANA. KAZINFORM He went solo with 37 kilometers to go, crashed two times, dropped back in a group of four and still won stage 4 of Tirreno-Adriatico: Today was a rollercoaster ride for Alexey Lutsenko. While Jakob Fuglsang controlled the chasing group behind Lutsenko, the Kazakh champion crashed two times, but both times he managed to get back on his bike as quick as he went down.
Unsteady weather forecast for Kazakhstan Sunday ASTANA. KAZINFORM The major part of Kazakhstan is expected to observe today unsteady weather, while the north and southeast of the country are to enjoy weather without precipitations. Fog, ice slick, increase of wind accompanied by ground blizzard in the north and thunderstorm in the south, Kazhydromet reports.