News Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan: Competitive ballroom dancing struggles to find fans
Competitive ballroom dance has been recognised as a sport for two decades by the International Olympic Committee. But it is still a struggle to convince sports fans that they are real athletes. Competitive ballroom dance has been recognised as a sport for ...
News Turkmenistan: Tennis duo lose match - Fiji Times
Tennis duo lose matchFiji TimesDUO Conway Beg and Antonio O'Connell lost 6-2 to Thailand's Nuttanon Kadchapanan and Patcharapol Kawin in the men's doubles of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan yesterday. The Fiji team fought hard to win the second set ...
News Turkmenistan: AIMAG 2017: Vietnam futsal team defeats Turkmenistan 1-0
VOV.VN - The Vietnam futsal team on September 21 gained a victory over the host Turkmenistan 1-0 in the qualifying round of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat to enter the quarter-finals.
News Turkmenistan: Team Fiji happy with performance - Fiji Times
Team Fiji happy with performanceFiji TimesTEAM Fiji has recorded 10 new indoor personal best and four new indoor national records at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan. Mereoni Bonasere set a new personal best with a throw of 12.34 metres in the women's shot put.
News Turkmenistan: Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games: Turkmenistan's women strike gold
Hello and welcome from Ashgabat. The highlight of the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games is one of the oldest sports on the planet: belt wrestling!” For the first time, one of the most popular events in Central Asia sports was included in the ...
News Turkmenistan: Qatar stay unbeaten in 3x3 basketball, reach snooker quarters - Gulf Times
Gulf TimesQatar stay unbeaten in 3x3 basketball, reach snooker quartersGulf TimesThe Qatari men, the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Cup winners, are big favourites to win gold. On Day 5 they overwhelmed Afghanistan 22-8 and Jordan 21-9 to take first place in Pool C with a perfect 3-0 record and advance to a quarter-final against Turkmenistan.
News Turkmenistan: Chop and change? Turkmenistan stages Asian martial arts
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) (AFP) - Turkmenistan's image-conscious strongman Gurbanguly Berymukhamedov on Sunday kicked off a 10-day regional sporting event the isolated country is hosting despite a slew of economic and rights concerns. A record-breaking horse ...
News Turkmenistan: Bahrain ace Batirov set for indoor showdown - Gulf Digital News
Gulf Digital NewsBahrain ace Batirov set for indoor showdownGulf Digital NewsBAHRAIN wrestler Adam Batirov reached Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, yesterday to take part in the ongoing Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. The 32-year-old Bahraini will be competing on Monday (at 4pm Bahrain time) in the men's freestyle -70 kg ...
News Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan: Repression Casts Shadow on Asian Games
(Berlin) – Turkmenistan will host the 5 th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) starting September 17, 2017, amid an appalling record of human rights abuse, Human Rights Watch and the Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) said today.
News Turkmenistan: Ashgabat Welcomes Athletes, Opens 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games - Caspian News
Ashgabat Welcomes Athletes, Opens 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts GamesCaspian NewsOn Sunday, Turkmenistan's capital city of Ashgabat welcomed more than 6,000 athletes from 62 countries, including 45 countries belonging to the Olympic Council of Asia and 17 countries forming the Oceania National Olympic Committees and a refugee ...and more »
News Turkmenistan: Isolated Turkmenistan holds lavish opening ceremony
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — With a glitzy sports show and a multi-billion-dollar spending spree, isolated Turkmenistan wants to show itself to the world. Turkmenistan, a gas-rich former Soviet nation in Central Asia, has comparatively little contact ...
News Turkmenistan: Pakistan athletes add two more medals to their tally - Daily Times
Daily TimesPakistan athletes add two more medals to their tallyDaily TimesISLAMABAD: Pakistan earned two more medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2017 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Friday, with wrestler Muhammad Adnan adding to Pakistan's silver collection in the Pehelvani competition and Muhammad ...
News Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan remains key natural gas holder in Central Asia
Turkmenistan remains a key natural gas holder in the center of Eurasia, an area which has long failed to realize its huge potential due to geopolitical developments and economic changes. The total natural gas reserves of Turkmenistan are estimated at 50.4 ...
News Turkmenistan: Leon Guerrero knocks 'em down - The Guam Daily Post
The Guam Daily PostLeon Guerrero knocks 'em downThe Guam Daily PostOn Friday afternoon, around 3 p.m. Guam time, Guam's Mineri Gomez won her swimming short course, 50-meter freestyle heat No. 2 race, in front of a modest Aquatics Center crowd during the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
News Turkmenistan: Ashgabat 2017 declared open in biggest event in Turkmenistan's history
An Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games heralded as the most important event in the history of Turkmenistan was officially declared open here today in a grand and extravagant Opening Ceremony. The marathon Ceremony took place in a full 45,000 seat Stadium ...
News Turkmenistan: The hard to tell story of a Refugee Athlete - Ghana News Agency
Ghana News AgencyThe hard to tell story of a Refugee AthleteGhana News AgencyAshgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 22, GNA - Gai Nyang Tap, is a 25-year-old, 800 meters athlete, who is competing at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, as a Refugee Athlete. Nyang Tap, is competing under the banner of ...and more »
News Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan and ICAO affirm new commitments and objectives supporting national and regional air transport benefits
Montréal and Ashgabat, 12 September 2017 – In a meeting last week with the President of Turkmenistan, Mr. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu pledged support for the State’s goal of establishing a regional ...
News Turkmenistan: Indian cyclist Deborah Herold wins her third silver medal at the Asian indoor meet - Scroll.in
Scroll.inIndian cyclist Deborah Herold wins her third silver medal at the Asian indoor meetScroll.inIndian cyclist Deborah Herold bagged her third medal with a silver in women's keirin event on the seventh day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Deborah finished second in the six lap keirin event in track cycling ...and more »
News Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan – an emerging force in hosting sports events
William Dodzi Ezah – GNA Special Correspondent, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 18, GNA – A relatively new country to the world of sports –Turkmenistan, has demonstrated to the world that, they have what it takes to host bigger ...
News Turkmenistan: Centeno eyes gold; Delarmino bags silver - Philippine Star
Philippine StarCenteno eyes gold; Delarmino bags silverPhilippine StarASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – SEA Games gold medalist Chezka Centeno ripped China's Liu Shash, 7-3, to advance to the finals of women's 9-ball singles in the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) at the Ashgabat Olympic Complex here ...