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President congratulates Mongolian athletes who competed in ASIAD

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By B.TUNGALAG President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj visited the Mongolian National Olympic Committee on October 21 to award the President’s Prize to Mongolian athletes who competed in the 17th Asian Games, which took place in Incheon, South Korea. Mongolian athletes performed brilliantly in the Asian Games and won a total of 21 medals, including five gold, [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia takes four medals at Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games

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By B.BAATAR On the first day of the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games, Mongolian shooter Z.Ganbaatar won a bronze medal in the men’s 50m-pistol event, scoring 162.9 points. Iranian and Chinese athletes captured gold and silver medals in the men’s 50 m-pistol. Mongolian judoka B.Uugankhuu scraped a silver medal in the men’s 60 kg contest [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia tops Judo Grand Prix chart

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Mongolian national judoka team ranked first out of 42 countries with seven medals at the Judo Grand Prix, held in Tashkent. Mongolia won three gold, three silver and four bronze medals at the event. The Mongolian men’s team ranked first in the ranking, while the women’s team ranked eighth. Mongolian gold medalists [...]

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

FIFA bans Mongolian FA president B.Ganbold over bribes

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By B.TUNGALAG The president of the Mongolian Football Association B.Ganbold has been banned by FIFA for soliciting and accepting bribes from former FIFA executive Mohamed Bin Hammam. FIFA found the B.Ganbold, 57, had received money in 2009 to back Mohamed Bin Hammam’s election for FIFA’s executive committee and 2011 presidency campaign. B.Ganbold was found guilty [...]

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Incheon 2014 closes with 21 medals for Mongolia

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Incheon Asian Games 2014 (ASIAD) has concluded on Saturday where athletes from 45 countries marched down the stadium in the parade of national teams to celebrate their achievements. Mongolia finished the games ranking 16th and brought home 21 medals – five gold, four silver and 12 bronze. Mongolian athletes continued the relay [...]

October 5th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Otgondalai: I cannot afford to lose now

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian boxer D.Otgondalai defeated Japanese boxer Satoshi Shimizu in the silver medal match on Day 13 in the men’s 60 kg event at the Incheon Asian Games 2014. He will fight Charly Suarez of the Philippines for the gold medal today. D.Otgondalai gave a brief interview after his fight. You beat a Japanese [...]

October 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian chess players win World Youth Chess Championships

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian chess player D.Munkhzul captured a gold medal in girls’ U8 category of the World Youth Chess Championships and Ye.Tugstumur won silver in the boys’ U8 category. Among 51 players in the girls U8 category, D.Munkhzul earned eight wins, one draw and two defeats, and seized the gold with 8.5 points. D.Munkhzul, who [...]

October 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia welcomes back world champion S.Tserenchimed

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Mongolian national team of female freestyle wrestlers arrived at Chinggis Khaan International Airport on Saturday night after competing at the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. O.Amartuvshin, vice president of the Mongolian Wrestling Federation (MWF), G.Usukhbayar, vice president of Aldar Sports Committee and Ts.Khosbayar, State Honored Athlete, as well as families and [...]

September 14th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Peace Run participants head to Zamiin-Uud

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian athletes, participating in the Peace Run worldwide run for peace, headed to Zamiin-Uud from Ulaanbaatar on September 10. The torch of the Asia-Pacific region’s Peace Run came to Mongolia from Ulaan-Ude, Russia on September 3. The torch passed through Khiagt, Selenge, Darkhan-Uul, Orkhon, Tuv, Govisumber and Dornogovi provinces. It will be passed [...]

September 11th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

FILA Hall of Fame inducts State Honored Coach A.Baskhuu

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By B.TUNGALAG The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) Hall of Fame inducted Mongolian State Honored Coach A.Baskhuu on September 6. The FILA bureau decided to enlist A.Baskhuu during its meeting on June 14. A.Baskhuu became the ninth referee to be included in the FILA Hall of Fame. President of FILA Nenad Lalovic, officials [...]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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