Photographers Andrei and Sergei Golovanov Kivrin working together for over 30 years. They - well-known sports photographer and recognized the universal master that can work in a variety of genres, from sports shooting and reports of "hot spots" to the still life and advertising.
During this time they managed to get the most prestigious awards in photo contests in Russia, France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Japan (Press Photo, Adidas AIPS Canon, Inter Photo, Nikon, etc), one of the first winners' gallery of Russian Sports GROSS Fame, "established the newspaper" Soviet Sport "with the support of the Government of Moscow, State Committee of Russia and the Russian Olympic Committee, the nomination" The best sports fotosyuzhet ", winner of the International Guild of Professional fotogrvfov" Golden Eye of Russia. " Photojournalists have cooperated with the journals "Soviet Union", "Sport in the USSR», «Newsweek», «Spark», «Cosmopolitan», «Burda,« ProSport »,« TV-Park ", the newspapers« Los Angeles Times »and« New York Times ». Worked in the magazine "Tennis +" since its inception in 1992 and visited the set of tennis tournaments, where they witnessed the brilliant victories of Russian tennis players. Now they are happy to continue with the photos to print in such publications as "Russian Reporter", "Sport-Express", "Soviet Sport", "Results." Cooperate with the information the agency «Associated Press», «Reuters», «AFP», «IMAGO», «AFLO». Golovanov and Kivrin many years working in federations struggle, volleyball, swimming, hockey, tennis, small Union.
They created photo albums "Lillihamer 94", "OLYMPIA" 1996, "Atlanta 96", "Salt Lake City 2002", "Triumph" (Davis Cup 2000), "Big Heart of Hockey" 2008, "Olympic Age Russia ”2011, anniversary album of the ensemble“ Virtuosi of Moscow ”2006, photo album“ Baku. Pulse of the Big City "2011, by order of the Administration of the President of Azerbaijan. Photo exhibitions "Sydney 2000" in the Central House of Artists, "Triumph" (Davis Cup 2000) in the MDF, "Heroes of Athens" 2004 in the Photo Center of the Union of Journalists and the shopping and entertainment center "Atrium" were organized. The exhibition of works of authorship, which was held with great success in November 2004, was dedicated to the XXVIII Olympic Games in Athens and the victories of our athletes at them. The celebration was attended by many Olympic champions, sports veterans, the plenipotentiary ambassador of Greece to Russia, it was covered by the leading Russian TV channales and publications.
In April 2006, in the Petrovsky Passage within the framework of the Sixth International Month of Photography in Moscow “Photobiennale 2006”, an exhibition “Olympic Stories” was held, dedicated to the Olympic Games in Turin and the company “Bosco sport”. Exhibition "Games-2008. Taste of our victories! ”, Dedicated to the highlights of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 in Beijing, was held in the Central Exhibition Hall“ Manezh ”. The exposition of the exhibition consisted of about 200 works by Andrey and Sergey, as well as leading photographers of the Reuters agency. In 2009, the Manege hosted the exhibition "For Russia with all my heart!" - a retrospective of photographs about the Russian national football team and the stage of the “Junior masters” tournament (partner - Volkswagen). In 2010, the best works from the Winter Olympics in Vancouver were exhibited on the front line of Gum. 2013 photo exhibition: "A harmonious man" in Krasnogorsk and "Sochi-DA! 100 days before" in the State Duma of the Russian Federation. The photographers are the authors of the application book and all advertising aimed at nominating Russia to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In 2011, at the request of RIA Novosti, a course of lectures was given to prepare sports photojournalists for the Olympic Games in Sochi ... During the Sochi 2014 Olympic torch relay, Golovanov and Kivrin were given the honorary right to carry the torch. Andrei was a torchbearer in Samara, and Sergei in Dmitrov. From 2010 to 2016, Andrey and Sergei worked at ANO Sports Broadcasting (Panorama), whose task is to create a national high-definition (HD) television program for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014, pre-Olympic test competitions, XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014.
From 2015 to 2018 Andrey and Sergey worked at MatchTV company.
The photographers take particular pride in their coverage of the Olympic Games. So, the games in Beijing 2022 became the seventeenth for Sergey Kivrin, and the fifteenth for Andrey Golovanov.