Sunday, 04, December, 2022

Sports

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.

Tashkent-based Humo hockey team will take part in the VHL-Silk Road Cup. The team is grouped in Division A with seven other teams, with the matches to be played in home-away system.

The Mexican fencer Paola Pliego Lara announced that she would cease the representation of Mexico in this discipline in the face of alleged acts of corruption and "outrage and disgrace" by Mexican managers.

The FIFA referee Ravshan Irmatov has been elected the vice-president of the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) to replace Umid Akhmadjonov who resigned from his post, UFA said.

The Tashkent-based Humo hockey club will play from the 2019-2020 season in the Higher Hockey League (VHL), the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation (UHF) said in a statement.

Turkey national team defeated Uzbekistan in a friendly match 2: 0, through the two goals by the Lille defender Zeki Çelik. The match at Alanya Bahcesehir Stadium saw Turkey go up in the 17th minute, when defender Zeki Celik's header found the net.

Hector Cuper announced the Uzbekistan national squad for training camp from May 28 to June 12. As part of preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup Uzbekistan team will play three friendly matches: against Turkey on June 2 (Antalya), and against DPRK and Syria on June 7 and 11 (Tashkent)

At the extraordinary general assembly of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) on Wednesday with the participation of PM Aripov and presidential adviser on youth, science, education, health and sports Abdujabar Abduvakhitov, Rustam Shaabdurakhmanov has been elected NOC President, the committee said.

Uzbekistan national football team will hold a number of friendly matches in June 2019, the Uzbekistan Football Association said.

The Hockey Federations of Uzbekistan and Russia yesterday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in Moscow. The document was signed by the President of the Hockey Federation of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Fazylov and his Russian counterpart Vladislav Tretyak.

Gafur Rakhimov stepped down as head of the AIBA, world amateur boxing's governing body, on Friday amid a spat with the International Olympic Committee, who welcomed the move as they mull the status of boxing at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Héctor Cúper has announced the squad for China Cup 2019 to be held between March 21-25.