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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 »

State Zaan Ch.Sanjaadamba triumphs tsagaan sar wrestling tournament

winner Ch.Sanjaadamba (right) with runner-up M.Usukhbayar (left)

By B.DULGUUN Out of the top 256 Mongolian wrestlers battling in the Lunar New Year of the “Mad” Wooden Sheep, Ulsiin Zaan (State Elephant) Ch.Sanjaadamba of Bukhbilegt Arena has become the winner of the nationwide wrestling tournament of Tsagaan Sar for the second time. Strong and commendable competitors included Darkhan Avarga G.Usukhbayar, State Champions S.Munkhbat [...]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia brings 11 medals from Winter World Master Games 2015


By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian senior athletes won 11 medals at the second Winter World Master Games. A team of 28 senior athletes competed in the games from Mongolia, including in the long-track skating, short track skating, and cross country skiing. International Master of Sport L.Altantsetseg won gold in three out of five women’s long track skating [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Professional boxer N.Tugstsogt signs contract with Al Haymon


By B.TUNGALAG Professional boxer N.Tugstsogt has signed a contract with famous American manager and advisor Al Haymon. N.Tugstsogt joined the professional boxing ring on January and will do his training at Ten Goose Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, with coach Joe Goossen. The following is an interview with N.Tugstsogt. Congratulations on drawing up a contract [...]

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

Chinggis Square hosts hockey tournament

UB open cup Muugi (2)

By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian Ice Hockey Federation organized the Ulaanbaatar Cup international ice hockey tournament at Chinggis Square from February 6 to 8. Teams from Russia, Canada, and two teams of Mongolia competed in the tournament. Capital team of Mongolia won the tournament and took the Ulaanbaatar Cup. Mongolian team Mobicom placed 2nd, while the [...]

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

Senior athletes win seven medals at Winter World Master Games 2015


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian senior athletes are competing in the Winter World Master Games 2015, which is taking place in Quebec, Canada from January 31 to February 8. The Mongolian team includes International Sports Master D.Enkhee, Sports Master D.Erdenetuya, International Sports Master L.Altantsetseg, Sports Master D.Sanchirbileg and International Sports Master D.Ochirsukh. Mongolia is competing in short [...]

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

B.Munkhzaya qualifies for Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Games


By B.TUNGALAG The 15th Asian Marathon Championship was held in Hong Kong on January 25. Mongolian runner J.Olonbayar came in third, completing more than 42 km men’s marathon in a time of 2:22:49. J.Olonbayar raced against runners from 11 other countries. Athlete of Aldar Sports Committee, International Sports Master B.Munkhzaya won fourth place in the [...]

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

Hakuho breaks sumo record for most career titles


By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian Sumo Grand Champion, Yokozuna Hakuho, finished the Hatsu Basho (January tournament) with a perfect score of 15 victories on Sunday, winning his 33rd Emperor’s Cup, which broke the record for most tournaments won set more than 40 years ago. He secured the tournament title two days prior to the end of the [...]

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

First bodybuilding and fitness competition of 2015 concludes


By B.TUNGALAG The Shinobu Cup 2015 bodybuilding and fitness open competition took place on January 17, at Marquee 27 Night Club. The Mongolian Youth Federation, Mongolian United Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, and Shinobu Fight and Fitness Club organized the competition through the initiation of  world champion of Muay Thai and kickboxing Ts.Amarbaysgalan. Some 63 [...]

January 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolians finish Dakar Rally 2015 with success


By B.TUNGALAG Dakar Rally 2015, a 14-day race through Argentina, Chile and Bolivia, finished on January 18. Approximately 600 drivers and cyclers raced over 9,000 kilometers of roads, tracks and dunes in bike, quad, car and truck categories, but only 200 of them finished the Dakar Rally 2015. This year, Mongolian-Hungarian joint crew UNIQA SANDLANDER [...]

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

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