Kazan is the sports capital of Russia. The city acquired this unofficial status after holding a series of international competitions, including the 2013 University Games. It is within the preparations for the World Student Games that many sports complexes combining maximum functionality and unique design were built in the capital of Tatarstan. Every sport facility of the city has its own outstanding feature, mystery, if you like, which is discovered every day by thousands of tourists from different parts of the world. By the way, in 2015, Kazan is going to host the FINA World Aquatics Championships, and in 2018 the FIFA World Cup.