Sport

ANNOUNCEMENT: On September 17, the Inclusive Sports Festival will be held in the Olympic village of Ashgabat

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan are announcing the Inclusive Sports Festival, which will take place on September 17 in the Olympic Village of Ashgabat. The festival will be held under the slogan "We are strong, we are equal" and will include competitions in adaptive sports. The purpose of the sports festival is to increase the motivation of children and young people with disabiliti...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Sports events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan's membership in the OSCE

On July 15-17, 2022, sports events will be held in the Olympic village of Ashgabat with the participation of the diplomatic corps accredited in Turkmenistan. Activities include futsal, table tennis and badminton competitions.

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Turkmen President Elected Head of National Olympic Committee

President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov was unanimously elected to head the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Turkmenistan. The election took place during the meeting of the General Assembly of the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan on Tuesday, the country's official media reports. The meeting also considered a number of organizational issues, including a report on the activities of the NOC in the 2016-2021 period. At the end of the meeting of t...

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Text of the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/76/255 of 15 March 2022 "Integration of mainstream bicycling into public transportation systems for sustainable development"

Integration of mainstream bicycling into public transportation systems for sustainable development The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 72/272 of 12 April 2018, entitled “World Bicycle Day”, Recalling also that, in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 1 inter  alia, sport was recognized as an important enabler of sustainable development, Recognizing that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greate...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: On April 14-16, the National Tennis Federation, together with UNICEF, will organize a Youth Tennis Festival

From April 14 to April 16, the Tennis Federation, together with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Turkmenistan, will organize a Youth Tennis Festival on the courts of the capital's Olympic village. The event is dedicated to World Health Day and aims to promote a healthy lifestyle among young people, as well as to popularize sports in the country. Within the framework of the festival, competitions for young people, as well as master classes and compe...

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Sporting events dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations

On October 21, 2020, a two-day sporting tournament among the diplomats has started in the Olympic village of Ashgabat dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.  The tournament is held in such sports, as the billiards and tennis.   The representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, as well as the heads and representatives of diplomatic missions and representative offices...

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A meeting was held with the President of the International Tennis Federation

On October 14, 2020, an online meeting was held with the President of the International Tennis Federation, a member of the International Olympic Committee, David Haggerty. From the Turkmen side, representatives of the National Olympic Committee, the Tennis Federation of Turkmenistan, the Ministries of Sports and Youth Policy, as well as foreign affairs of Turkmenistan took part in the meeting. During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues of stage meetings of the...

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