The decision to award Russia the 2020 European Weightlifting Championships on the same day its one-year suspension from the sport expired on October 17 was certainly a bold one.
The official website for the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Ashgabat has been launched.
Ashgabat will stage the 2021 Track Cycling World Championships as the International Cycling Union (UCI) unveiled the host cities for several major events between 2020 and 2024.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have unveiled the official logo for this year's World Championships in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat.
Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat, asked to host this year's World Weightlifting Championships at short notice, is making "significant progress" towards staging the event from November 1 to 10, it has been claimed.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin visited Ashgabat to discuss future cooperation between the organisation and Turkmenistan.
Turkmenistan National Olympic Committee secretary general Azat Muradov has today promised that the country’s capital Ashgabat will organise next year’s International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships to the "highest possible level".
Ashgabat is set to stage the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships after scheduled hosts Lima agreed to hand over the event to Turkmenistan’s capital.
Organisers of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) have predicted that the Opening Ceremony of the event, scheduled to take place at the Ashgabat Olympic Stadium on Sunday (September 17), could go down as one of the greatest ever shows of its kind.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in Ashgabat has been postponed until September 20 to allow more time for delegates to arrive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Lima.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has revealed the brand and mascot for the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat in Turkmenistan next year.
Exclusive: Cookson offers encouragement for future Turkmenistan World Track Cycling Championships bid
International Cycling Union President Brian Cookson has offered his encouragement for a future Turkmenistan bid for the World Track Cycling Championships but believes the Asian nation would benefit from gaining further experience in hosting cycling events before attempting to stage the showpiece.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have begun final preparations ahead of their General Assembly, due to be held in Turkmenista's capital Ashgabat, .