photo #5 July 29 cycling UK 126x190 Early Setback for Powerful British Cycling Team  By GREG BISHOP July 28, 2012  Britain’s Mark Cavendish was seen as a favorite in the Olympic men’s road race, but he faded to 28th. Alexandr Vinokurov of Kazakhstan won the gold.

photo #5 July 29 cycling UK 126x190 Early Setback for Powerful British Cycling Team By GREG BISHOP July 28, 2012 Britain’s Mark Cavendish was seen as a favorite in the Olympic men’s road race, but he faded to 28th. Alexandr Vinokurov of Kazakhstan won the gold.

Head coach Tony Hand adamant Britain will learn from Kazakhstan defeat | Team GB.  Hand’s troops were bidding to reach the Winter Games for the first time since St Moritz 1948 in Riga after winning the pre-Olympic qualifying tournament in Japan back in November.  However, as the lowest ranked side in a four-team group with hosts Latvia, France and Kazakhstan and only the winner reaching Sochi 2014, Hand knew the size of the task he asked the team to do.

Head coach Tony Hand adamant Britain will learn from Kazakhstan defeat | Team GB. Hand’s troops were bidding to reach the Winter Games for the first time since St Moritz 1948 in Riga after winning the pre-Olympic qualifying tournament in Japan back in November. However, as the lowest ranked side in a four-team group with hosts Latvia, France and Kazakhstan and only the winner reaching Sochi 2014, Hand knew the size of the task he asked the team to do.

Members of Kazakhstan's speedskating team practice at the Adler Arena ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Is...

Best of Sochi - Day 1

Members of Kazakhstan's speedskating team practice at the Adler Arena ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Is...

Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan winning the men's road race

London 2012: Team GB misses out on cycling medal

Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan winning the men's road race

Albertville, 1992 Unified Team flag bearer Valery Medvedtsev leading the delegation consisting of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and Armenia during athlete procession at Theatre des Ceremonies.

Albertville, 1992 Unified Team flag bearer Valery Medvedtsev leading the delegation consisting of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and Armenia during athlete procession at Theatre des Ceremonies.

<<Aliya Yusupova (Kazakhstan), born in 1984. Played for the national team of Kazakhstan, represented artistic gymnastics individual exercises. Participant two summer Olympics in Athens and Beijing # 2001>>

<<Aliya Yusupova (Kazakhstan), born in 1984. Played for the national team of Kazakhstan, represented artistic gymnastics individual exercises. Participant two summer Olympics in Athens and Beijing # 2001>>

Greece's Ioannis Fountoulis controls the ball during the men's preliminary round Group A water polo match against Kazakhstan at the London 2012 Olympic Game

Greece's Ioannis Fountoulis controls the ball during the men's preliminary round Group A water polo match against Kazakhstan at the London 2012 Olympic Game

DAY 13:  Alexey Poltoranin of Kazakhstan competes during the Cross Country Men's Team Sprint Classic http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics

DAY 13: Alexey Poltoranin of Kazakhstan competes during the Cross Country Men's Team Sprint Classic http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics

The Kazakh Olympic team is hoping to boost its chances of sporting success at London 2012 with horsemeat sausages

The Kazakh Olympic team is hoping to boost its chances of sporting success at London 2012 with horsemeat sausages

India were on Monday  knocked out of medal contention in both the men’s and women’s tennis team events after losing their respective quarterfinal clashes to Kazakhstan in the 17th Asian Games here.

India were on Monday knocked out of medal contention in both the men’s and women’s tennis team events after losing their respective quarterfinal clashes to Kazakhstan in the 17th Asian Games here.

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