Saturday, 20, October, 2018

Sports

Uzbekistan’s Nasaf secured a spot in the AFC Champions League Play-offs on Tuesday thanks to a comfortable 4-0 Preliminary Stage win over Al Hidd from Bahrain.
The victory sees Karshi based Nasaf, who finished third in the Uzbek top-flight last season, set up a clash with Saudi Arabian side Al Fateh on February 7, while defeat means Al Hidd are set to continue their continental adventure in the AFC Cup’s Group Stage.

Uzbekistan, holding a training camp in Dubai without foreign-based players, in an entertaining encounter drew 2-2 with Georgia which was also without overseas-based players.

Uzbekistan's home-based players which are holding a training camp in Dubai lost 1:2 in a friendly against Denmark U-23 at Dubai’s The Sevens Stadium.

Australian Open defending champion Novak Djokovic suffered a shock defeat to world number 117 Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in just the second round in Melborune.

Uzbekistan head coach, Samvel Babayan announced Uzbekistan squad for training camp in Dubai, held from 21 to 24 January.

From 2-12 January in Brisbane (Australia) was held 2017 Australian Open Championship. 103 players from 15 countries participated including 5 GM's, 9 IM's and 2 WIM's. The total prize fund was AUD 10,250.

Uzbekistan national team on January 21-24 will hold a training camp in the UAE,  during which it will hold a friendly match against Denmark U-23. The match will kick off at 17:00 Tashkent time at Sevens stadium in Dubai.

At the Culture and Sports Ministry of Uzbekistan were held a meeting dedicated to the Uzbekistan’s sports results in 2016.

The gold medalist of the Rio Games 2016, Hasanboy Dusmatov has been named the best sportsperson of the year in Uzbekistan. The Culture and Sports Ministry awarded the culture and sports persons of the year in various nominations in Tashkent’s Sayohat restaurant.

The new academy of fencing has been commissioned in Andijan, the Uzbekistan Olympic Committee said. The academy includes a 24×42 m exercises saloon with 8 to 10 fencing track capacity and a 50-room hotel with gym.