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Mongolian and Ukrainian bandy teams brawl after bronze medal match

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian national bandy team started a fight with Ukrainian team after losing the bronze medal match of the Bandy World Championship 2016 on February 14. The Mongolian national bandy team has come in 4th place in the Group B match of the Bandy World Championship 2016, which took place in Ulyanovsk, Russia. [...]

February 17th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia claims silver cup at 44th Yasar Dogu 2016

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian national freestyle wrestling team competed in the 44th Yasar Dogu international freestyle and women’s wrestling tournament, held in Istanbul, Turkey, from February 5 to 7. In the team result, the Mongolian team scored 52 points and won the silver cup of the tournament. International Sports Master B.Batmagnai won a gold medal [...]

February 15th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Altansukh seizes a gold medal at European Open

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By B.DULGUUN Mongolian judoka D.Altansukh secured Mongolia’s first gold medal of the Year of the Monkey on the opening day of the European Open, which took place in Oberwart, Austria, from February 13 to 14. The young Mongolian judoka of Khangarid Sports Committee in Uvs Province cleared the first round of the 66 kg category [...]

February 15th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Ts.Tseverbal appointed President of Mongolian National Basketball Association

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian National Basketball Association (MNBA) elected State Honored Athlete Ts.Tseverbal as its president, during its meeting on Saturday at the Cultural Palace of Mongolian Trade Unions. In recent years, the MNBA has been criticized for not operating properly. For example, the national basketball team couldn’t compete in the Asian Basketball Championship this [...]

February 8th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

MNOC gives national flag to athletes for Lillehammer 2016

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By B.TUNGALAG The farewell ceremony for Mongolian athletes who will compete in the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games took place on Wednesday at the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC). State Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Sports S.Lambaa handed the Mongolian national flag to skier A.Ochirsukh, who is leading the Mongolian national team. [...]

February 5th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian team wins Hakuho Cup for the first time

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian sumo team won a gold medal for the first time at the sixth Hakuho Cup international junior sumo wrestling tournament, named after Mongolian Yokozuna (Grand Champion) of Japanese professional sumo Hakuho M.Davaajargal, was held last weekend in Tokyo, Japan. Mongolian junior sumo wrestler A.Sosorkhuu from Bayankhongor Province won a gold medal [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

TheMongolz.CS named champions of IEM Taipei 2016 gaming tournament

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By B.DULGUUN The Mongolian professional e-sport team TheMongolz.CS, won the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) 2016, which was held from January 29 to February 2 in Taipei, Taiwan, claiming a cash prize of 30,000 USD. IEM Taipei is an official regional minor championship for games produced by Valve Software, and a “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” tournament with [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

O.Uitumen claims bronze medal at Dan Kolov& Nikola Petrov 2016

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By B.TUNGALAG Champion of the World Army Games O.Uitumen won a bronze medal in the men’s 86 kg contest of the 54th Dan Kolov& Nikola Petrov International Wrestling Tournament, held in Sofia, Bulgaria from January 29 to 31. In the bronze medal match, O.Uitemun defeated Michael Bodnar of Slovakia. In the men’s 57 kg, International [...]

February 1st, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

P.Orkhon defeats Japanese Olympic freestyle wrestling champion at Yarygin Grand Prix

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian freestyle wrestler P.Orkhon beat Olympic and World Championship gold medalist Kaori Icho of Japan 10:0 at the 27th Golden Grand Prix, which took place in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, from January 29 to 31. On the first day of the international tournament, which is named after celebrated Soviet wrestler and Olympic champion Ivan Yarygin, [...]

February 1st, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

MSF promotes skiing in rural parts of Mongolia

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian Ski Federation (MSF) is carrying out the Skier – Border Guard Program for Border Unit No.0198 of Khalkhgol soum in Dornod Province. Below is an interview with the Secretary-general of the MSF, International Sports Master E.Ochirsuren, about timely issues. The MSF is currently working in rural areas. What has the MSF [...]

January 29th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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