Thursday, 23, September, 2021

Sports

Tashkent will host the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships from December 7 to 17. The decision was taken by the Executive Committee of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in Lausanne.

Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) confirmed that Srečko Katanec had been appointed as the new head coach of the Uzbekistan national football team, UFA said.

The defender of Uzbekistan national team Ibrohimkhalil Yuldoshev has signed a contract with FC Nizhny Novgorod, the club's website said.

In order to make the most of the FIFA Match Calendar for national teams from August 30 to September 7, the Uzbekistan team will hold a training camp in Tashkent and Stockholm, the Uzbekistan Football federation said.

Srečko Katanec could become the head coach of Uzbekistan national football team. The Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said it was in talks with the 58-year-old Slovenian.

The Uzbekistan international Eldor Shomurodov, 26, joins AS Roma on a permanent deal for an initial fee of €17.5 million.

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has confirmed that two tennis players from Uzbekistan, Temur Ismailov and Amal Sultanbekov, have been banned from the sport, following an investigation into match fixing at a tournament in 2019.

Swimming's world governing body (FINA) said sport's highest court has rejected an appeal from Uzbekistan's federation over its decision to invalidate results from two Olympic qualification meets and that it may now impose sanctions.

Jalaloddin Masharipov’s penalty was the difference at King Fahd International Stadium as Uzbekistan emerged 1-0 winners against Yemen on Friday in Group D of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.

Uzbekistan closed the gap on Saudi Arabia at the top of Group D of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 with an emphatic 5-0 win over Singapore on Monday.