Saturday, 19, October, 2019

Sports

FC Rostov striker Eldor Shomurodov's brace and an early Odil Ahmedov strike proved the difference as Uzbekistan beat Singapore 3-1 to add yet more momentum to their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers Group D campaign.

Oksana Chusovitina, a 44-year-old gymnast, has qualified for her eighth Olympics, breaking her own record. The Uzbek athlete made the field for Tokyo 2020 when the dust settled on the final day at the world championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Uzbekistan breathed new life into their Asian Qualifiers Group D campaign on Thursday thanks to an impressive 5-0 win over Yemen in Tashkent.

As part of the preparation for the matchdays 2 and 3 of the second qualifying round for Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Uzbekistan national team will start a training camp in Tashkent on 2 October.

French police detained two tennis players - Albina Khabibulina of Uzbekistan and Ksenia Palkina of Kyrgyzstan over alleged match fixing. The arrests were part of a major crackdown on match fixing cases in French tournaments.

Historical event for Uzbekistan hockey happened today on September 26: the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation (UHF), along with six other countries, joined the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) at the IIHF Congress in Rome.

Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) has appointed Vadim Abramov as the head coach of Uzbekistan national football team. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon after finalizing contractual process with the UFA.

The deal between the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) and the former head coach of the Uzbekistan national team Hector Cuper has been terminated, UFA said in a statement.

The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Héctor Cúper announced the squad for the opening match against Palestine of the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers. The group stage match will be played on September 5 at the Faisal Al-Husseini Stadium in Al-Ram, northeast of Jerusalem.

Uzbekistan was drawn in Group D with Saudi Arabia in the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers, following the draw ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday for the 40 nations.