Belarus, South Korea, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan all opened their gold medal tallies at the 2017 World Sambo Championships here today as hosts Russia stretched their total to 10.
My journey to cover the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat began in a tapas bar in Lima on Wednesday evening and ended - after stops in Toronto, Frankfurt and Baku - on the back of a golf cart approximately 45 hours later early Saturday morning.
The United States’ ambassador to Turkmenistan has hosted a reception for athletes and delegation members from the American Samoa National Olympic Committee (ASNOC) during the ongoing 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) here in Ashgabat.
Home nation Turkmenistan dominated the opening day of traditional wrestling competition here at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, claiming 10 of the 13 freestyle gold medals on offer.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah will miss this week's International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here to travel to Turkmenistan, it has been confirmed.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah is set to miss the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session, due to start here on Wednesday (September 13), insidethegames understands.
Thousands of people gathered in Mary in Turkmenistan for the Torch lighting ceremony for the Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG).
Ashgabat 2017 has announced that Hoszaman, a leading egg and poultry farming business in Turkmenistan, is to be an official partner of this month's fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG).
Ashgabat 2017 has signed up Turkmen Ak Yol (TAY) as an official supporter of next month's Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG).
The official uniforms for the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat have been unveiled during a colourful ceremony at the Organising Committee’s headquarters.
Mastercard has become the latest official sponsor of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat.
Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has claimed the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat "will open a new page in the history of world sport".
Ashgabat will face a major test in the build-up to September's Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games when three test events take place at the same time next month.
France and Georgia both opened their gold medal tallies on the final day of the Sambo World Cup in Moscow, but it was hosts Russia who dominated proceedings once more at the Luzhniki Small Sports Arena.
Armenia, Belarus, Turkmenistan and hosts Russia all tasted victory as action got underway today at the Sambo World Cup in Moscow.