Saturday, 24, February, 2024

Sports

Maksim Shatskikh has been appointed as the head coach of Pakhtakor FC, the club’s website said. His coaching staff will include the fitness coach Vitaly Shpanyuk, who worked in the Ukrainian clubs Kremen, Arsenal, Slavutich, Karpati, Lviv, Vorskla and LNZ, Russian Anzhi, Rotor, Georgian Dinamo Tbilisi. He also worked in the national team of Ukraine for three and a half years.

Uzbekistan fencing team won a silver medal at the Team epee contest of the Asian championship in Seoul, the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan said.

“Maksim Shatskikh, who won the love of many fans through his excellent games at FC Dynamo Kyiv and the national team of Uzbekistan, has been appointed as the sports director of Pakhtakor FC. Today was signed the deal between the club and Shatskikh”, the club’s website said.

Today, the national team of Uzbekistan will start its training camp in preparation for the Asian Cup qualifiers. The head coach Srecko Katanec announced an expanded list of players of 30 players.

The legendary Uzbek athlete Oksana Chusovitina became the vault champion of the Uzbekistan Artistic Gymnastics Championship. The 46-year-old athlete told the National Olympic Committee that she would be preparing for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

Following detailed discussions with the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) and the Hangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (HAGOC), the OCA Executive Board (EB) today decided to postpone the 19th Asian Games, which were scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China, from 10 to 25 September 2022. The new dates of the 19th Asian Games will be agreed between the OCA, the COC and the HAGOC and announced in the near future, the Council said.

The May 5 Presidential Decree set the amount of one-time monetary rewards for medal winners of the XIX Summer Asian and IV Para-Asian Games in Hangzhou (China) in September-October 2022.

On April 15-17, Tashkent will host the 3rd leg of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup at the Uzbekistan Gymnastics Federation (UGF). The official opening ceremony is scheduled for 18:00, but the performances will start earlier - at 14:30.

Eldor Shomurodov, who joined the training camp of Uzbekistan national team in Tashkent ahead of the Navruz Cup-2022, told reporters about his career at AS Roma.

The coach of Uzbekistan national team Srecko Katanec announced the squad for the international friendly tournament Navruz Cup-2022.

Uzbekistan is preparing for the international Kupkari tournament. According to the Ministry of Sports, the tournament will be held from March 24 to 26 at the Karabair equestrian school of Termez district of Surkhandarya province.

During the FIFA international days at the end of March, Tashkent will host, an international friendly tournament with the participation of 4 national teams, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uganda.

14 Uzbek athletes were disqualified after being tested positive for prohibited substances in their blood in a doping test in 2021, the National Anti-Doping Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers (UzNADA) reported.

The fourth Tashkent International Marathon will kick off on March 27, announced on Tuesday the Deputy PM/Minister of Tourism and Sports Aziz Abdukhakimov at a press briefing.

New Zealand Football said in a statement that an unspecified number of the fully-vaccinated touring party had tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the cancellation of their friendly against Uzbekistan in Dubai.

The Uzbekistan national team defeated South Sudan, 3-0 in a friendly match today at The Sisters stadium as part of the training camp in Dubai. 

Uzbekistan’s first friendly match in 2022 against Japan has been canceled, Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said in a statement.

Magnus Carlsen lost his complete stronghold on chess' most prestigious titles as Uzbek chess player Nodirbek Abdusattorov won the World Rapid Chess Championship.

As reported earlier, Uzbekistan national team is scheduled to play a friendly match against Japan on January 21, 2022 in Tokyo.

Today, on December 25, the UZ Football Awards-2021 was held. Hussain Norchaev, Jaloliddin Masharipov and Eldor Shomurodov were shrotlisted for the the Best Male Footballer of the Year award.