Pakhtakor FC announced changes to the leadership, the club’s press service said in a statement. By the decision of the president of FC Pakhtakor, the Tashkent mayor Rakhmonbek Usmanov, Babur Shodiev has been appointed the club’s vice-president.
A header from Portuguese defender Ricardo Machado in the second minute of injury time earned Al Taawoun a point in an enthralling 4-4 draw with Lokomotiv on Tuesday, ensuring both sides keep alive their hopes of progression from Group A of the 2017 AFC Champions League.
Information in some mass media about Pakhtakor FC’s takeover by Alisher Usmanov is not true, the club’s press service announced in a statement.
A late goal by Kaveh Rezaei ensured Esteghlal from the Islamic Republic of Iran took a point from their meeting in Tashkent with 2016 quarter-finalists Lokomotiv on Tuesday as the Uzbek side kept their hopes of a place in the next phase of this year’s AFC Champions League alive.
Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan, who competed in the Men’s 96-120kg Freestyle wrestling event the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, in which he was awarded a gold medal, have been found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation pursuant to the IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008 following the re-analysis which resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances turinabol and stanozolol.