Thursday, 20, June, 2019

Sports

President of the Uzbekistan Olympic Committee Umid Akhmadjonov has been elected Vice-President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) at the 38th OCA General Assembly in Bangkok.

The Uzbekistan Olympic Committee has submitted bid to host the Asian Games-2030 in Tashkent and Samarkand, the committee said.

President of the Hockey Federation of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Fazylov and president of the Kontinental Hockey League Dmitry Chernyshenko reached a provisional deal on holding the KHL World Games in Tashkent. The two met on Tuesday in Moscow.

The leadership of the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation was elected at the National Olympic Committee Wednesday. Iskandar Shodiev, the manager of Binokor hockey club, has been by unanimous decision elected as the first deputy chairman of the federation. Iskandar Shodiev is the nephew of the Uzbek-born billionaire Pattokh Shodiev.

Uzbekistan national team will participate in the China Cup" international tournament, Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said. The tournament will be held in Guanxi, China from 18 to 26 March. Uruguay, China and Thailand confirmed they would participate in the tournament.

Uzbekistan Hockey Championship featuring four teams: Tashkent, Binokor, Humo and Semurg will resume after a five-year break on Friday at Tashkent’s Ice City arena, the National Olympic Committee said.

The maiden Junior & Cadet Central Asian Fencing Open Championship will take place in the Tashkent’s gymnastics sports complex on February 15-17.

Maty Ryan was the hero for Australia as the defending champions edged through to the quarter-finals of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 on Monday evening with a 4-2 win over Uzbekistan in a penalty shootout.

The first Tashkent International Half Marathon is scheduled for March 24. Officials of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) are now in Tashkent measuring the route for the half marathon.

Sardor Rashidov signs for two and a half years with Portuguese highest division side CD Nacional Funchal, the club's website said.