Monday, 23, September, 2019

Sports

Uzbekistan national football team will hold a number of friendly matches in June 2019, the Uzbekistan Football Association said.

The Hockey Federations of Uzbekistan and Russia yesterday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in Moscow. The document was signed by the President of the Hockey Federation of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Fazylov and his Russian counterpart Vladislav Tretyak.

Gafur Rakhimov stepped down as head of the AIBA, world amateur boxing's governing body, on Friday amid a spat with the International Olympic Committee, who welcomed the move as they mull the status of boxing at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Héctor Cúper has announced the squad for China Cup 2019 to be held between March 21-25.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the opening ceremony of the Humo Ice Arena complex, which will be held on March 15, the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation said.

President of the Uzbekistan Olympic Committee Umid Akhmadjonov has been elected Vice-President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) at the 38th OCA General Assembly in Bangkok.

The Uzbekistan Olympic Committee has submitted bid to host the Asian Games-2030 in Tashkent and Samarkand, the committee said.

President of the Hockey Federation of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Fazylov and president of the Kontinental Hockey League Dmitry Chernyshenko reached a provisional deal on holding the KHL World Games in Tashkent. The two met on Tuesday in Moscow.

The leadership of the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation was elected at the National Olympic Committee Wednesday. Iskandar Shodiev, the manager of Binokor hockey club, has been by unanimous decision elected as the first deputy chairman of the federation. Iskandar Shodiev is the nephew of the Uzbek-born billionaire Pattokh Shodiev.

Uzbekistan national team will participate in the China Cup" international tournament, Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said. The tournament will be held in Guanxi, China from 18 to 26 March. Uruguay, China and Thailand confirmed they would participate in the tournament.