President visits cyber sports arena in Jizzakh, meets with youth
9 April 2024, 17:22

President visits cyber sports arena in Jizzakh, meets with youth

President of Uzbekistan met with the youth at the newly opened cyber sports arena in Jizzakh, launched last December at a cost of 30 billion soums. The arena is capable of hosting international competitions in boxing, wrestling, basketball, table tennis, chess, and other sports.

Magnus Carlsen: ‘In blitz, I am a significant favorite. In rapid chess, many can win, including Nodirbek'
26 December 2023, 12:12

Magnus Carlsen: ‘In blitz, I am a significant favorite. In rapid chess, many can win, including Nodirbek'

In Samarkand, the 2023 World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships commenced with a press conference and opening ceremony. Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen regards himself as a “significant favorite” in blitz, recognizing the potential of many players, including Nodirbek, in rapid chess.

Female cyclists from Uzbekistan to make their debut Tour de France appearance
18 December 2023, 15:21

Female cyclists from Uzbekistan to make their debut Tour de France appearance

For the first time in history, the Tashkent City Women Professional Cycling Team from Uzbekistan will compete in all women’s cycling races of the World Tour in 2024. One of the races will be the multiday road cycling event — Tour de France.

Afruza Khamdamova becomes first world chess champion in history of Uzbekistan
24 November 2023, 13:05

Afruza Khamdamova becomes first world chess champion in history of Uzbekistan

Chess player Afruza Khamdamova won early the World Youth Championship U14 2023 in Italy. She became Uzbekistan’s first ever chess champion. She missed the first round due to a delay in the issuance of a Schengen visa. Despite the technical defeat, she was able to secure nine victories.

Women’s team of Uzbekistan wins 2 silver medals at Asian Half Marathon Championship 2023 in Dubai
13 November 2023, 10:58

Women’s team of Uzbekistan wins 2 silver medals at Asian Half Marathon Championship 2023 in Dubai

As the Asian Half Marathon Championships in Dubai (UAE) is complete, Uzbekistani athletes return home with two silver medals in individual and team events.

Samarkand will host 2023 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships
8 November 2023, 17:43

Samarkand will host 2023 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships

For the first time, Samarkand will host the World Rapid & Blitz Championships. From December 26 to 30, the world’s best chess players will compete for the title of world champions in rapid and blitz. FIDE head Arkady Dvorkovich commented on the choice of Uzbekistan as the venue.

Uzbek chess players among top 15 at 2023 FIDE Grand Swiss
6 November 2023, 17:54

Uzbek chess players among top 15 at 2023 FIDE Grand Swiss

Over 100 of the world’s strongest chess players, including representatives of Uzbekistan, competed in the 2023 FIDE Grand Swiss. The Uzbek team significantly improved their results and entered the top 15, aiming to qualify for the Candidates Tournament. Sindarov surpassed the rating of 2700.

Uzbek President signs decree to boost football development
10 April 2023, 21:25

Uzbek President signs decree to boost football development

The President of Uzbekistan signs a decree bolstering football development, with emphasis on youth engagement, transforming football schools into academies, and tapping into international expertise from countries like Japan and Croatia.

Alisher Sultanov elected President of National Olympic Committee
6 January 2017, 16:47

Alisher Sultanov elected President of National Olympic Committee

New management team of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan was elected.

Judo Grand Prix to be held in Tashkent
28 September 2016, 18:54

Judo Grand Prix to be held in Tashkent

Tashkent will host international judo tournament for the fourth time.

Gallery: Synchronized swimming tournament held in Tashkent
27 September 2016, 20:20

Gallery: Synchronized swimming tournament held in Tashkent

Synchro swimmers from Uzbekistan successfully participated in international tournament Suv Parisi (Mermaid).

Tashkent Open: first qualification round’s results
26 September 2016, 14:30

Tashkent Open: first qualification round’s results

Uzbekistan’s tennis players held opening matches within the framework of Tashkent Open championship.

Tashkent Open to host 40 tennis players from 20 countries
23 September 2016, 17:32

Tashkent Open to host 40 tennis players from 20 countries

More than 40 tennis players will take part in Tashkent Open international tournament.

Gallery: Members of Paralympic team awarded with cars
23 September 2016, 09:24

Gallery: Members of Paralympic team awarded with cars

All 32 members of Uzbekistan Paralympic team received keys from Chevrolet Malibu cars.

Gallery: Paralympic team returns to Uzbekistan
21 September 2016, 10:04

Gallery: Paralympic team returns to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Paralympic team returned to Tashkent from Rio-de-Janeiro on Wednesday morning.

Paralympians to tour Tashkent on double-deckers (photos)
20 September 2016, 21:16

Paralympians to tour Tashkent on double-deckers (photos)

National Paralympic team of Uzbekistan will tour Tashkent on double-deckers after arrival from Rio.

Vice prime minister to head Fencing Federation
20 September 2016, 14:09

Vice prime minister to head Fencing Federation

Deputy prime minister Adham Ikramov becomes head of Uzbekistan Fencing Federation.

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