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2019/11/19

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US boxer Gary Russell ordered to fight Mongolia’s ‘King Tug’

IBO champion, Mongolian boxer N.Tugstsogt, better known as “King Tug”, is currently preparing for his twelfth fight. On this occasion, he will be taking on US professional boxer Gary Russell Jr. According to sources, the long-awaited match will be held

Second sumo grand champion abandons Mongolian citizenship

Grand Champion Kakuryu, whose Mongolian name is M.Anand, has presented a formal request to President Kh.Battulga to renounce his Mongolian nationality. According to one source, Mongolian President Kh.Battulga is currently considering M.Anand’s request. M.Anand looks set to become the second

Grand Champion Kakuryu-M.Anand leaves sumo tournament

Grand Champion Kakuryu, whose Mongolian name is M.Anand, pulled out of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament with a lumbar spine injury after hurting his back in practice on Sunday morning, according to his Michinoku stablemaster.

The yokozuna’s decision to pull out

Over 200 international boxers to compete in Ulaanbaatar

The Asian Youth Boxing Championships for female and male boxers will take place in Ulaanbaatar this month.

More than 200 young boxers from 20 Asian countries and regions, including Mongolia, China, India, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and South Korea, are expected to participate

Eight Mongolian athletes qualify for Tokyo-2020 Olympics

As of today (8 November), a 3×3 women team and eight Mongolian athletes have qualified for the Tokyo-2020 Olympics on shooting, track-and-field athletics, para-taekwondo, para-shooting and para-powerlifting sports.

Mongolia has established the ‘Tokyo Olympics’ Foundation to provide financial assistance to athletes

King Tug to fight Gary Russell

On Wednesday, 30 November, the World Boxing Council (WBC) held its 57th annual convention at the Grand Oasis, Cancun. Most of the event was devoted to ratings. During the afternoon, the assembly meeting focused on mandatory defence planning.

Champion Gary Russell

Mongolian 3×3 Women Team qualifies for 2020 Olympics

For the first time in its history, Mongolia has qualified for the Olympics in a team sport. The nation’s 3X3 women’s basketball team earned a ticket to the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifier during a livestreamed show in Utsunomiya, Japan on

M.Urantsetseg to compete in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

Former world champion M.Urantsetseg from Mongolia is to bid for glory again – this time in Abu Dhabi. The IJF Grand Slam has started on Thursday and will run until 26 October. The competition has huge pool awards; for example,