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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 »

13 Mongolian sumo wrestlers to compete in top division

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By B.TUNGALAG The Japan Sumo Association has released the official banzuke (the official tournament ranking list of professional sumo wrestlers) for the September basho (tournament), which is set to start on September 14 in Tokyo. According to the banzuke, 26 Mongolian professional sumo wrestlers will take part in the September tournament, 13 of which will [...]

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

Mongolian mental sports team wins Indian Open contest

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian mental sports team, headed by director of the Mongolian Intellectual Academy and international second-class intellectual judge Kh.Khatanbaatar, won first place in the Indian Open open memory championship, which took place on August 31, in Mumbai, India. Some 80 mental sports athletes from Mongolia, India, Sweden, the U.S. and Indonesia competed in [...]

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

J.Narantungalag defeats reigning champion at ONE FC World Champion

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Top Mongolian fighter J.Narantungalag was declared the new champion of the ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) on Friday, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He fought against Japanese reigning champion Koji Oishi and defeated him with the unanimous decision of the judges in the featherweight class (66 kg) to earn the title. He dominated [...]

August 31st, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

M.Batbayar becomes powerlifting champion of the world

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG International Sports Master M.Batbayar seized a gold medal at the Amateur World Powerlifting Championship, which took place from August 20 to 24 in Moscow, Russia. In the men’s 100 kg category, he lifted 200 kg on the bench press and squatted 275 kg, earning himself a hefty gold medal. He also won [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

B.Munguntuul seizes silver at 13th World University Chess Championship

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG The 13th World University Chess Championship took place in Katowice, Poland from August 17 to 24. The Mongolian team included member of Aldar sports committee and Grandmaster Ts.Batchuluun, International Master G.Munkhgal, Sports Master B.Galmandakh, Grandmaster B.Mungultuul, and Grandmaster A.Enkhtuul. Grandmaster B.Mungultuulwon a silver medal, with six points, in the World Chess Championship. [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Hakuho M.Davaajargal donates 30 million MNT to baseball players

  Mongolian grand champion of Japanese professional sumo wrestling Hakuho M.Davaajargal donated 30 million MNT for the transportation cost of the Mongolian baseball team. The team is set to take part in the 2014 Asian Games, which will be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. The head of the Hakuho [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Boldbaatar wins Rally Mongolia

The Rally Mongolia 2014 international cross-country rally was held from August 10 to 17. The Rally Mongolia is one of the biggest international rallies in Mongolia and Asia and has been held for the past 20 years. Around 100 racers from Mongolia and other countries race in the tournament every year. Racers reached the finish [...]

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

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