Victor Karpenko of Quruvchi Tashkent will replace mid-fielder Mansur Saidov of Neftchi Ferghana in Uzbekistan squad for Asian Cup, which will be held next month.
WBO heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov will take on WBA title holder Ruslan Chagaev in a unification bout in Moscow in October. Ibragimov, 32, won the WBO belt with a unanimous decision over American Shannon Briggs in Atlantic City earlier this month.
Ruslan Chagaev and Sultan Ibragimov will meet in the ring sometime in October to unify two parts of the heavyweight championship.
Timur Ibragimov defeated Timo Hoffmann of Germany on unanimous decision on Saturday, 23 June.
Pakhtakor came back from a goal down to thrash Vobkent 3-1 in the Uzbekistan League’s 14th round recently and maintain their one-point lead over Neftchi.
Viet Nam beat Uzbekistan’s Skif 3-0 to clinch their second win at the Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship-VTC Salonpas Cup on Wednesday.
The UAE Football Association’s technical committee (TC) have decided to terminate the contract of the national Olympic team coach, Frenchman Alex Duponte, following his failure to take the team to the third round of the Olympic qualifiers.
Fund Forum of Culture and Art and WBA Heavyweight Champion Ruslan Chagaev awarded grants to over 70 young talented athletes from all regions of Uzbekistan.
Defending champions Pakhtakor blanked Neftchi 4-0 to go atop the Uzbekistan League standings after 13 rounds here recently.