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Australia and Uzbekistan have been confirmed as the hosts of the 2026 and 2029 editions of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup, respectively, the AFC said on Wednesday.

For the second time in a row Uzbekistan won the IIHF 2024 Ice Hockey U-18 Asia and Oceania Championship which it hosted. In the final on Tuesday they defeated Thailand, the press service of the National Olympic Committee said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the Uzbekistan U23 team after the team reached the final of the AFC CU U23 in Qatar and winning one of the automatic berths for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. The day before, Uzbekistan defeated Indonesia and will face Japan in the final on May 3.

Srecko Katanec has announced the 23-men squad of Uzbekistan national team for the training camp in preparation for 2 matches (home and away) of WC Qualifiers Round against Hong Kong on March 21 and 26.

For the first time ever, an Uzbek fencer won a medal at the Senior World Cup in Peru, the National Olympic Committee said.

Magnus Carlsen, the highest ranked player in history, led a 202-player field almost all the way to retain his World Rapid crown at Samarkand on Thursday with an unbeaten 10/13 total, seven wins and six draws.

For the first time, an Uzbek women's cycling team, the Tashkent City Women Professional Cycling Team will be competing at all women’s cycling races on the 2024 World Tour calendar, press service of the Cycling Federation said.

Uzbekistan defeated England 2-1 in 1/8 final of the U17 World Cup in Indonesia. Uzbekistan took the lead inside four minutes when Amirbek Saidov forced a close-range header over the line after England keeper Tommy Setford saved the initial shot.

Uzbekistan drew with Iran 2-2 in Group E of the Joint Qualification-Round 2 for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and the AFC Asian Cup in Saudi Arabia 2027 on Tuesday.

Eldor Shomurodov and Otabek Shukurov combined to a devastating effect to help Uzbekistan achieve a 3-1 comeback win over neighbours Turkmenistan in Group E of the Preliminary Joint Qualification - Round 2 for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027™ at the Ashgabat Stadium on Thursday.

Head coach Srečko Katanec announced the squad of Uzbekistan national team for the first 2 matches of the Round 2 of World Cup qualifiers against Turkmenistan (away, Nov. 16) and Iran (home, Nov. 21).

Chiefs of football associations of Turkic-speaking countries met in Tashkent on Thursday. The leaders of football organizations of Azerbaijan, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, representatives of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) attended the meeting. 

The Uzbekistan women's saber fencing team won the Asian Games in China, the press service of the National Olympic Committee said today.

Srečko Katanec announced the Uzbekistan squad for the friendly matches against the USA (Sep. 9) and Mexico (Sep. 12) during the FIFA window in September.

Uzbekistan national team will play a friendly match against China aa part of the FIFA calendar in October. According to Wikipedia, the match will take place in Xian province.

Uzbekistan were drawn to face Iran and Turkmenistan in Asia's preliminary qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup in November.

French Ligue 1 side and vice champions RC Lens have announced the signing of young Uzbekistan international defender Abdukodir Khusanov, 19. The Uzbek central defender, who played in Belarus, signed up until 2027.

Uzbekistan team won two medals at the 2023 ICF Canoe Sprint Junior & U23 World Championships in the Italian city of Auronzo di Cadore, the press service of the National Olympic Committee said.

Uzbekistan national team will play a friendly match against the Mexican national team at FIFA calendar in September. The match will also be held on the North American continent.

As part of the FIFA calendar, the national team of Uzbekistan will play a friendly match against the US National Team on September 9, the Uzbekistan Football Association said.