The Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held regardless of the situation with the coronavirus pandemic. This was stated by the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) John Coates, whose commentary is quoted by AFP.
An extraordinary reporting and election conference of the Rowing & Canoe Federation of Uzbekistan was held on the ZOOM platform today. The event was attended by the leadership of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, the National Olympic Committee, representatives of the Executive Committee of the Rowing & Canoe Federation and coaches. In accordance with the agenda, the following issues were considered: a statement on the resignation of the current head of the federation, Akhmedov Khudoyor Mamazhonovich, the election of a new chairman and consideration of the composition of the Executive Committee.
At the initiative of the Archery Federation, an online seminar was organized with the participation of a specialist from Uzbekistan, Natalia Anatolyevna Butuzova, who is currently continuing her activities in Germany. The seminar was attended by representatives of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, athletes and coaches of the country.
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The first meeting of the Japanese government commission to discuss measures against the spread of coronavirus during the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held on 4 September.
The Yuksalish National Movement initiated a flash mob "Thank Doctors" to express gratitude to representatives of the healthcare sector of Uzbekistan for their dedication in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). Demonstration of thematic promotional videos has been organized in Tashkent and in all regional centers since 21 July.
An international online tournament "Independence Cup of the Republic of Uzbekistan" in weightlifting has started today. A few minutes ago, there were performances among women in the weight categories -55 and -59 kilograms.
On 28-30 August, at the initiative of our country, the first international online weightlifting tournament "Independence Cup of the Republic of Uzbekistan" will take place. This competition, organized during the pandemic, generated a lot of interest among other countries. Thus, 150 athletes from about 40 countries of the world applied for participation. Today, an online press conference was held on the ZOOM platform, dedicated to issues related to the tournament.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev put forward 5 key initiatives, which include: increasing the interest of young people in music, art, literature, theater and other arts; coverage of youth in sports and the creation of the necessary conditions for this; organization of effective use of computer technologies and the Internet by the population, in particular by young people; increasing the spirituality of youth; mass popularization of reading; providing employment for women. One of these initiatives is aimed at attracting young people to sports and creating all the necessary opportunities for the younger generation to be able to engage in physical education.