FIFA World Cup: Qualifying matches of Mongolian team delayed due to COVID-19
In light of the current COVID-19 situations around the globe, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows in October and November 2020, will be rescheduled to 2021.
Myagmarsaikhan walks over Chuluut River Canyon on 130-meter tightrope
Mongolian circus actor M.Myagmarsaikhan successfully walked on a 130-meter long tight rope 50 meters above the ground across the Chuluut River Canyon in Arkhangai aimag on August 8.
Senior athlete B.Boldbaatar runs 1040 km in 34 days
International Master of Sports, senior athlete Boldbaatar Buriad, originally from Gobi-Altai, has successfully run 1040 km road in 34 days from Altai city in Gobi-Altai aimag to Ulaanbaatar city.
Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene wins July Grand Sumo Tournament
The matches of the final day of the July Grand Sumo Tournament took place at the Ryogoku Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan on August 2. By coming out triumphant over his opponent, Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene claimed his second championship title.
'King Tug' Tugstsogt to fight Eduardo Ramirez in September
Silver medalist of London-2012 Summer Olympics, State Honored Athlete N.Tugstsogt also known as “King Tug” yesterday announced on his official social media page that his next fight will be held in September.
Senior chess players come second in regional championships
Nine Mongolian chess players successfully participated in the Asian Seniors Online Chess Championships held from July 13 to 21 on Chess.com. Three of them competed from home and others participated in the championships from the National Information Technology Park
M.Nandin-Erdene defeats his opponent at Road FC
Champion of the Mongolian Fighting Championship (MFC) M.Nandin-Erdene squared off on July 18 with South Korean Fighter Kim Se-Yeong at the ARC Event of ROAD FC of South Korea.
Burentugs from Uvs aimag wins 2020 Naadam wrestling tournament
Annual wrestling tournament dedicated to the celebration of National Naadam Festival took place for the last two days at the 13th Century Complex – this year’s main field of Naadam on the occasion of the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian Statehood, 814th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire, 99th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia.
Naadam Festival: Racing events of Stallion and Ikh Nas horses held
In the stallions’ race of Naadam celebration held today at the Khui 7 Khudag Valley, horse trainer from Bayan soum of Tuv aimag B.Nyamjav’s stallion won the race where 104 stallions participated
Horse racing events at Khui 7 Khudag postponed due to rain
A series of events celebrating the Naadam Festival on the occasion of the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian Statehood, 814th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire and 99th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia started on July 9, with the ceremony of the Nine White Banners and on July 10, today with the ceremony for raising the State Flag on the central square.
“Aravt” International Equestrian Marathon to take place in Mongolia for the second year
“The International Army Games-2020” will simultaneously take place in 10 countries such as Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, China and Mongolia on August 23.
Two Mongolian MMA fighters to compete in South Korea
‘ARC 002’ martial arts match of S.Korea’s ‘ROAD FC’ is scheduled to be held on July 18, in which two Mongolian fighters M. Nandin-Erdene and N.Chinguun will compete.
O.Ulziikhishigjargal wins 3rd place at “Djerba” Women’s Open Chess Tournament
International Master of Sports (IM) O.Ulziikhishigjargal has won the third place in global zone at “Djerba” Women’s Online Open Chess Tournament that took place on June 14.
MNOC First Vice President nominated for IOC membership
On June 10, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) proposed five candidates for IOM membership and the nomination of five new members, three women and two men, will be submitted to the virtual IOC session scheduled for July 17.
Book on historical development of Mongolian university sports released
During the suspension of all sports events and training in Mongolia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary-General of Mongolian Student Sports Federation (MSSF) D.Jargalsaikhan (Ph.D.) compiled a new book ‘The Historical Development of the University Sports in Mongolia.’
National Olympic Committee to cooperate with sports organizations of South Korea
On June 5, Mongolian National Olympic Committee, Korea Sport Coach Federation, and the Korea Boxing Agency established a memorandum of cooperation.
Mongolia to host its match against Japanese team in October
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in consultation with FIFA, has announced the proposed match dates for the remaining matches of Round 2 in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers which have been postponed due to the global spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Mongolian team wins Asian championship
Mongolian e-sport team ‘Tiger’ won ‘Weibo Cup Asian Championship -2020’ CS : GO, organized by Chinese social media platforms - Weibo and Marstv. It was participated by 16 Asian teams, including two Mongolia teams: Tiger and D13.
International Ulaanbaatar Marathon postponed due to COVID-19
With support from the Ulaanbaatar Governor’s Office, the annual International Ulaanbaatar Marathon takes place every third Saturday of May to promote public health through physical activity and to increase the number of professional and amateur runners.
Ch.Batzaya: Eagle-holding Kazakh man on horseback, towering Altai Mountains perfect combination
Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults