According to President of International Weightlifting Federation Tamas Ajan, despite the fact that Ashgabat World Championship is almost only half way through, it can be stated that these competitions will enter the history of this sports as outstanding by all parameters. He said about it at bright opening ceremony of 2018 World Championship and it was the main subject of his interview to TDH:
It was found out by the outcomes of two matches against the team of the Democratic People Republic of Korea April 25. The first match was held in Pyongyang two weeks ago and ended up in 2:2 draw. In return match, which was held at Kopetdag Stadium, the opponents did not detect the winner, it ended up in 1:1 draw as well. However, due to the number of goals scored at the opponent’s stadium, the champion of Turkmenistan has won the right to play in the final.
The President of Turkmenistan signed a Resolution prescribing the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs to ensure preparation and participation of the country’s national teams in the Games of the XXXII Summer Olympiad that will be held in Tokyo in 2020.
The first match of the clubs of Turkmenistan took place at the Ashgabat stadium in the group stage of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup tournament. "Ahal" met with the capital team "Altyn Asyr".
Turkmen team performed successfully at the third International Open Kickboxing Tournament in Turkish Anatoly and won two silver and three bronze medals in three disciplines.
The first stage of the Turkmen Cup among masters of radio-controlled models of gliders took place. The experienced athletes from Ashgabat took part in the launches of electroplanes taking off with the help of a miniature electric motor with subsequent free flight and landing at a given point. They showed great skills despite the strong wind.
Delegation of the Asian Football Confederation chaired by its President Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa paid work visit to Ashgabat.
Loss in the last game of qualification round of 2019 Asian Football Cup did not affect our national team to enter the final part of the tournament, which is to be held in January in the United Arab Emirates.
Turkmenistan won seven medals on the second day of A. A. Harlampiyev Memorial Sport and Combat Sambo World Cup.
Turkmen team successfully performed and won seven medals among than 130 sportsmen from 13 countries at Asian Kurash Championship in Mumbai, India.
Turkmenistan national team won three medals at the A. A. Harlampiyev Memorial World Sport and Combat Sambo Cup in Moscow.
The championship of Turkmenistan on sport dancing "Melody of Spring" was held on the eve of Novruz, which the impatiently awaited pupils of the capital clubs, members of the Federation of Sports Dances. This is the second qualifying tournament of the 2017-2018 season. Colorful dresses, elegant hair, joyful sparkling looks, expressive plastic movements emphasized the atmosphere of the colorful musical holiday.
In the capital of Poland - Warsaw from March 12 to March 16 passed XXXV International Feliks Stamm Boxing Tournament in which sportsmen from 20 countries, including from Turkmenistan took part. In the men's category representatives of our national team took third place in total medal scoring.
The match between Ashgabat Football Club Altyn Asyr and Tajik Istiklol too place in Balkanabat under the playoff of the Asian Football Confederation Cup.
Our compatriot Batyr Hojamuhamedov won the bronze of the prestigious judo tournament «Agadir Grand Priх» in Agadir, the Kingdom of Morocco.
Conference hall of the Sport Hotel in the Olympic village of the capital hosted honouring ceremony of Turkmen sambo wrestler Gulbadam Babamuratova who won the gold at the 41st World Sambo Championship in Sochi (Russian Federation).
A creative, inspiring and breathtaking telling of Turkmenistan’s story has opened the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in the most fantastic way imaginable, with a show that will live long in the memory of all who witnessed it.
Only Olympic gold was needed to complete their wins in the major women’s tournaments, and the German team took it, beating Sweden (2-1) in the final at the Maracanã Stadium.
“No one usually stands ahead of Michael on the podium,” Joseph Schooling said, wryly aware of the large dollop of understatement contained within that phrase.
Twelve months on from a women’s 5,000m heat that captured the world’s attention, athletes Nikki Hamblin (New Zealand) and Abbey D’Agostino (USA) talk about an act that has bound them together forever.