Tuesday, 27, September, 2022

Sports

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced the schedule of competitions before the Tokyo Olympics. According to the schedule, on March 5-7 Tashkent will for the first time host the Grand Slam tournament. Previously, only Grand Prix tournaments had been annually held in Tashkent.

Tashkent will host the 2025 Asian Youth Games. On January 5 at the International Press Club, the Minister of Sports Dilmurod Nabiyev spoke about the preparations for the Games.

Temur Ismailov a 25-year-old tennis player from Uzbekistan, has been banned for seven years (with two suspended) and fined $12,000 after a Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) investigation found he had breached the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP) rules on several occasions relating to match fixing.

Uzbekistan has revoked its bid to host the Asian Cup in 2027, Alisher Nikimbaev said. "The Uzbekistan Football Association has officially notified the Asian Football Confederation of revoking of its bid to host the 2027 Asian Cup," he said.

The President’s son-in-law, Otabek Umarov was elected the vice-president of the Olympic Council of Asia at a meeting of the OCA executive committee in Oman Tuesday, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Uzbekistan said.

An anticorruption probe by Uzbekistan Football Association’s (UFA) special inspectorate found cases of corruption in the matches of the Uzbek Super League and the Pro-League, with a number of referees involved in match fixing, UFA said in a statament.

The Russian premier league side Rostov FC announced the transfer of the Uzbek striker Eldor Shomurodov to the Serie A team Genoa.

As previously reported, Uzbekistan national team is preparing for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers and will hold a training camp between October 3-16, during which the White Wolves will hold two friendly matches against Iran and the UAE.

In preparation for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers, Uzbekistan national team will hold a training camp in Dubai, UAE in November.

In light of the current COVID-19 situation in many countries, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows in October and November 2020, will be rescheduled to 2021, the AFC said in a statement.

Uzbekistan will host the IV Summer Youth Asian Games 2025, with the Cabinet of Ministers issuing a resolution on measures to prepare for the competition.

FC Spartak Moscow announced the signing of the 19-year-old Uzbekistan international Oston Urunov from Ufa, the club said in a statement.

FC Lokomotiv Moscow announced the signing of the 18-year old attacking midfielder of the Tashkent-based Bunyodkor Jasur Jaloliddinov.

Uzbekistan squad will hold a training camp without foreign based players between August 3-10 in preparation for the postponed qualifiers of the 2022 Qatar World Cup on October 13 against Yemen in a neutral stadium, host match with Singapore on November 12 and finally against Saudi Arabia on November 17 in Jeddah.

The Uzbekistan Professional Football League announced the suspension of football matches in the Super League until July 28 due to confirmed cases of coronavirus infection among football players of three Super League (highest division) clubs.

In preparation for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Uzbekistan national team will play a friendly match against Iran, the UFA said in a statement.

Uzbekistan national team will hold the postponed matches of the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers in October and November.

The AFC has announced new dates for the 4 matchdays of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers which were scheduled for March and June.

The Uzbek Professional Football League (PFL), the top level league, will resume from June 5, according to a decision by the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus, with matches to be held without spectators.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended four athletes from Uzbekistan - three powerlifters and one track and field athlete – each for four-year periods for separate anti-doping violations committed during a six-month period.