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Guinea Reverses Decision to Pull Out of Tokyo Olympics

The West African country of Guinea has reversed an earlier decision to pull out of the Olympics and will send a delegation of five athletes to the Tokyo Games.Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow made the announcement Thursday after national and int...
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Semenya Misses Tokyo, May be Forced out of Olympics for Good

This could be it for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. Forced out of her favorite race by World Athletics’ testosterone rules, the two-time Olympic champion in the 800 meters took a late shot at qualifying for Tokyo in the 5,000 meters, an event not af...
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Swim Caps for Thick, Curly Hair Not Allowed at Olympics

Swimming caps designed for natural Black hair won’t be allowed at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, with the sport’s world governing body saying they are unsuitable due to them not “following the natural form of the head.”The British brand Soul Cap sought t...
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African NBA Scout Eyes Talent in BAL Tourney

The inaugural Africa Basketball League tournament is entering the playoff stage. For Sonny Side of Sports, VOA's Prince Nesta spoke with Sarah Chan, Africa scouting manager for the 2019 NBA champion Toronto Raptors, about her basketball journey and the...
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Celebration of the Turkmen world champion in weightlifting and her coach took place

The ceremony of awarding government awards to the 2018 world weightlifting champion Yulduz Dzhumabayeva and her coach Meretguly Sakhetmyradov was held at the Sport Hotel in the Olympic town of Ashgabat.At the ceremony, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamed...
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The President of Turkmenistan took part in the celebration of the world champion in weightlifting

The President of Turkmenistan, the head of the NOC of the country Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Olympic town of Ashgabat, where he took part in the celebration of the 2018 world weightlifting champion Yulduz Jumabayeva.The International Weightl...
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The award ceremony of Yulduz Jumabayeva and her coach takes place

The Sport Hotel of the capital’s Olympic village hosted the award ceremony of Yulduz Jumabayeva as well as her coach and Head of Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation.Exhibition of achievements of Turkmen sportsmen, which exposition included various pr...
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CONSULTATIONS IN VIDEOCONFERENCE FORMAT BETWEEN THE MINISTRIES OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKMENISTAN AND ROMANIA

On the consultations in videoconference format between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Romania were held. The Turkmen side was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan V.Hajiyev. The Romanian delegation was led by ...
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SPORTS COMPETITIONS DEDICATED TO THE DAY OF DIPLOMATIC WORKERS OF TURKMENISTAN WERE HELD

On February 15 16, 2020, sports events were held with the participation of the teams of diplomatic missions of foreign countries, representative offices of international organizations accredited in Ashgabat and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkme...
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