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Jenna Lee Thompson speaks about her bike travels through Europe and Asia


By E.KHISHIGJARGAL Former Peace Corps volunteer Jenna Lee Thompson gave a speech at the American Corner in Ulaanbaatar about her bike trip around the world on Tuesday. Thompson, who is from a small town in South Carolina, spent seven months cycling alone through Asia and Europe, with “four bags and a bicycle”, as she puts [...]

March 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian football team to play against China this week


By B.TUNGALAG The 2016 AFC U-23 Championship, an international youth football tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), will be hosted in Qatar from January 12 to 30, 2016. Qualification tournament for the AFC U-23 Championship will take place in several Asian countries. A total of 43 teams entered the qualification tournament and were [...]

March 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Amateur Bowling Championship concludes

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Association of Mongolian Bowling Amateurs held a bowling tournament among its members, on the occasion of its seventh anniversary. A total of 12 teams competed in the first round, and four were eliminated. The second round had fierce competition among the eight teams that qualified. Teams headed by Sh.Gerlee and S.Batzorig faced [...]

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

Mongolia loses to East Timor


By B.BAATAR The preliminary match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place between Mongolia and East Timor, in East Timor on March 12. The Mongolian national football team lost to East Timor 4:1. The rematch between Mongolia and East Timor was held in Ulaanbaatar on March 17. East Timor beat Mongolia 1:0 in the [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian ice hockey team beats Macau


By M.ZOLJARGAL The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) kicked off its 2015 Ice Hockey Challenge Cup of Asia in Taiwan on Saturday. The first match of the Mongolian team was against Macau, which ended with a victory for Mongolia on Sunday. Captain of the Mongolian team, N.Mishigsuren, scored two goals, which brought four points to [...]

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

N.Tugstsogt’s opponent announced


By B.TUNGALAG State Honored Athlete N.Tugstsogt, who is training in Los Angeles, California, will have his first professional boxing match on March 14. His opponent will be American boxer Gabriel Braxton. Gabriel Braxton is 30 years old and has fought 10 fights in his professional career. He has won twice and lost eight-times. He currently [...]

March 13th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

State Draughts Champions crowned


By M.ZOLJARGAL The Junior State Draughts Championship continued for four days and named its champions on Saturday at School No.42. The Mongolian Draughts Federation organized the annual competition as part of the Fifth Mongolian Children’s Sports Games. The championship featured more than 360 junior draughts players from Ulaanbaatar and all 21 provinces of Mongolia. The [...]

March 9th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

M.Urantsetseg becomes Fan’s favorite judoka of 2014


By B.TUNGALAG The 2014 International Judo Federation (IJF) Fans’ Awards have been decided as judo fans voted on the IJF Facebook page for the first time. Names of the Fans’ Awards winners have been revealed on February 25. The IJF’s Facebook page has 519,000 “followers”, who voted in five categories; namely Fans’ Female Judoka of [...]

March 8th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Wrestling Grand Champion challenges a chess Grandmaster


By M.ZOLJARGAL An unprecedented  chess game  challenged a set of interesting opponents, national wrestling Grand Champion A.Sukhbat and Chess Grandmaster A.Enkhtuul, at 5D Gym last week. Both opponents are students of State Honored Chess Trainer P.Jigjidsuren and the game drew much attention as the match proceeded under a relatively new type of competition in Mongolia. [...]

March 1st, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Grand Master A.Enkhtuul lands a job at Asian Chess Federation


By B.TUNGALAG  The seventh Mongolian Grand Master of Chess A.Enkhtuul said that she will be working as coach and event organizer at the Asian Chess Federation. A.Enkhtuul gave a brief interview about her new job at the Asian Chess Federation. Congratulations on receiving a job offer at the Asian Chess Federation. Thank you. The central [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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