French police detained two tennis players - Albina Khabibulina of Uzbekistan and Ksenia Palkina of Kyrgyzstan over alleged match fixing. The arrests were part of a major crackdown on match fixing cases in French tournaments.
The deal between the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) and the former head coach of the Uzbekistan national team Hector Cuper has been terminated, UFA said in a statement.
The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Héctor Cúper announced the squad for the opening match against Palestine of the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers. The group stage match will be played on September 5 at the Faisal Al-Husseini Stadium in Al-Ram, northeast of Jerusalem.
Uzbekistan was drawn in Group D with Saudi Arabia in the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers, following the draw ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday for the 40 nations.
The Mexican fencer Paola Pliego Lara announced that she would cease the representation of Mexico in this discipline in the face of alleged acts of corruption and "outrage and disgrace" by Mexican managers.
The FIFA referee Ravshan Irmatov has been elected the vice-president of the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) to replace Umid Akhmadjonov who resigned from his post, UFA said.
The Tashkent-based Humo hockey club will play from the 2019-2020 season in the Higher Hockey League (VHL), the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation (UHF) said in a statement.