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.
Mongolian CS:GO team wins at Asia Championship
Mongolian team of 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive', more commonly known as CS:GO, ‘Tiger’ placed first at the first series of ESL One – Road to Rio Asia Championship online tournament which took place between May 6-10.
Mongolian eSports player becomes European Champion
‘PUBG Mobile Club Open’ European Championship tournament was held on April 24-25 and Mongolian eSports player Munkhbat ‘RobdiNNi’ Davaadorj placed first, out of 16, along with his team ‘KoninaPower’.
Virtual chess competition to raise funds for the fight against COVID-19
To provide emotional support and encouragement for the health care workers protecting the public from the COVID-19 pandemic, Mongolian chess players will hold a virtual fundraising competition.
Senior Chess Athlete L.Myagmarsuren to receive stipend from FIDE
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced a EUR 20,000 program to support senior chess players over the age of 65. Myagmarsuren Lkhamsuren, the first chess State Honored Athlete of Mongolia and International Master, was selected as the best chess player and will receive the stipend.
Cooperation agreement established between MBF and KBPF
President of Mongolian Boxing Federation (MBF) D.Bat-Erdene met with the Chairman of Korea Boxing Promotion Foundation (KBPF) Kim Ji Hyun on April 9 in Seoul, ROK and sides established a bilateral cooperation agreement.
Bayankhongor aimag to have new cricket field
Works to refurbish and beautify cricket field have been launched in Bayankhongor aimag.
Mongolian 5 wrestlers ranked in World Top-10
United World Wrestling (UWW) renewed the 2020 world rankings and the rankings were renewed based on the wrestlers’ score which they harvested during their participations in the tournaments including Matteo Pellicone, European Championships, Asian Championships, Pan-American Championships.
Yokozuna Hakuho M.Davaajargal wins record-extending 44th championship title
69th Yokozuna Hakuho M.Davaajargal has won his 44th Grand Sumo Tournament by coming out victorious over 71st Yokozuna Kakuryu M.Anand on the final day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament organized in Osaka, Japan. He wrapped up the tournament with 13 wins and 2 losses.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership