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Mongolia dominating Judo Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar 2015

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia is ranking first out of 35 nations, with 15 medals, at Judo Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar 2015, as of Sunday afternoon. The tournament kicked off on Friday and Mongolian judokas had already seized four gold, three silver, and eight bronze medals by the end of Day 2 on Saturday. Japan is ranking second [...]

July 5th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian Athletes Day takes place

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian Athletes Day took place on June 28, at Chinggis Square. Mongolia enacted a law on physical education and sports 12 years ago. Since then, Mongolia has celebrated Athletes Day on the last weekend of every June. Athletes Day started with a parade of athletes, teachers and coaches from the Central Sports Palace [...]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

G.Boldbaatar and M.Urantsetseg top IJF World Ranking List

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By B.TUNGALAG The International Judo Federation (IJF) updated its world ranking list on June 22. Mongolian State Honored Athlete and world champion G.Boldbaatar led the men’s 60 kg category, and State Honored Athlete and world champion M.Urantsetseg topped the women’s 48 kg division. The following is a list of Mongolian judokas with high placements on [...]

June 25th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

E.Davaakhuu sets new state record

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By B.TUNGALAG The State Shooting Championship was held in Darkhan-Uul Province from June 20 to 23. On Day 3 of the tournament, shooter of Aldar Sports Committee and International Sports Master E.Davaakhuu, who competed in the men’s category, won a gold medal after scoring 585 points, breaking the national record. E.Davaakhuu was followed by E.Badamgarav [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

France wins friendly match against Mongolia

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Senior footballers of Mongolia and France held a friendly match on Friday, as part of the 50th anniversary of political relations between the two countries. The match ended with the French team’s victory at 4:2. Legendary French footballer and former Arsenal star Robert Pires scored four goals, while senior footballers Erdene-Ochir and Lkhumbengarav [...]

June 21st, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian and French senior footballers to face off today

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By B.TUNGALAG On the occasion of 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relation between Mongolia and France, a friendly match between Mongolian national senior football team and the French counterpart from the Varieties Club of France, led by legendary former Arsenal star Robert Pires, will take place today. The Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) held a [...]

June 18th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

E.Khaliunbold wins Far East Motocross Championship

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By B.TUNGALAG Motocross racers of the Mongolian Automobile Motorcycle Sports Federation participated in the Far East Motocross Championship, which took place in Angarsk, Russia, on June 13 and 14. International Sports Master and Asian champion E.Khaliunbold captured a gold medal in the 125 cc race. Mongolian racer Sports Master P.Murun placed fifth in the same [...]

June 16th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia seizes three medals at Asian Wrestling Championship

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship 2015 concluded on Sunday. Mongolian freestyle wrestlers have won three medals as of Saturday, and the final day’s results will be updated soon. The championship took place in New Delhi, India for four days, featuring 112 boys and 66 girls from 19 Asian countries. T.Mungunshagai who wrestled in [...]

June 14th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Schedule of basketball competition of Summer Universiade 2015

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By B.TUNGALAG Summer Universiade 2015 will take place in Gwangju, South Korea from July 3 to 14. A total of 12,500 athletes and representatives from 170 countries of five continents will gather to compete in 21 sports event for 272 packs of medal. Athletes, ages of 17 to 28, studying in universities are able to [...]

June 12th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Khurkhree Football League Championship continues

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Round 1 matches of Khurkhree National Football League Championship are taking place at the football field of the Mongolian Football Federation every weekend. Deren FC and Soyombiin Barsuud FC faced off at 3:00 p.m. last Saturday. Both clubs are competing in Khurkhree Championship for the first time this year. Deren FC displayed excellent [...]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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