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.
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.
Uzbekistan women’s football team on 1540 points keeps 42nd place in the updated FIFA Women’s world ranking for December with no matches played since the last ranking.
Uzbekistan on 558 points maintains 62nd place in the updated FIFA ranking for December with no matches played since the last ranking publication.
Britain's Nicola Adams and Uzbekistan's Hasanboy Dusmatov were voted the International Boxing Association (AIBA) boxers of the year at the Miles Davis Hall in Montreux tonight.
Uzbek clubs learned their Group Stage and play-off opponents for the 2017 edition of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday following the competition’s official draw in Kuala Lumpur.
Oksana Chusovitina of Uzbekistan enters the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition as the oldest Olympic gymnast (female) who at the age of 41 years 56 days competed at the 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 14 August 2016.