Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongolian Football Federation has chosen Mr. Hans Michael Weiss as a national league coach, in consideration of his UEFA PRO rank and experience in working with Asian players.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Annual chess festival “Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017” took place from January 24 to February 02. Mongolian chess player International Master and Woman Grandmaster (IM-WGM) T.Batchimeg won against former World Champion, Grandmaster M.Muzychuk.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Organized by International University Sports Federation (FISU), the 28th “Winter Universiade 2017”, a multi-sports event is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 10 Mongolian athletes are competing in the Winter Universiade 2017 from January 31 to February 5.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Tugstogt Nyambayar, nicknamed “King Tug”, expects his eighth fight this March. He claimed his seventh win by KO on December 9 of 2016 over a fight with Mexican boxer Herman Meraz.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 1, Mongolian bandy team returned home after their historic winning of bronze medal at the 2017 Bandy World Championship held in Sweden on January 24-29, and was received by Ts.Sharavjamts, Head of Authority of Physical Culture and Sports of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ One of the famous Mongolian sumo wrestlers “Tokitenku” A.Khuchitbaatar has died after a fierce battle with lymphoma. Tokitenku was diagnosed with blood cancer during the first basho, bimonthly sumo competition, of 2016 while he was being treated with injury on his ribs.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian team won bronze medal from the 2017 Bandy World Championship held in Sweden on January 24-29.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ National girls’ football team under 14 has started intense training to partake in the competition to be held on February 10-13 in Hong Kong, China. The team was formed with the best players selected from the national championships took place on January 5-12.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 2017 Bandy World Championship is taking place in Sweden. In the world’s second most popular winter sport after ice hockey, Mongolian team have won their final match of preliminary rounds against Hungary in division B.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 2016 Ice Climbing Championships of Mongolia took place on January 21 and 22 at the International “Nairamdal” Children’s Camp. The championships were participated by some 80 climbers.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Ozeki Kisenosato is set to become the first Japanese-born yokozuna in 19 years after a Japan Sumo Association advisory body recommended his promotion on Monday, writes Japan Times.