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Mongolian top Olympian sentenced 16 years in prison for murder

Today (9 June), Mongolian court has sentenced  N.Tuvshinbayar, a two-time Olympic medalist for 16 years in prison for murder of his best friend. N.Tuvshinbayar, 37, was charged for a drunken assault which caused a death of fellow wrestler in April,

Mongolia to hold an international motorsports festival

Mongolia will hold an international motorsports festival entitled the “Steppe wind” on 11 June .

The annual festival was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The competition is expected to take place under the motto “Healthy People – Alcohol-Free Mongolia”.

The

Running all his life: B.Ser-Od has run 74 marathons to date

Maybe you never noticed him before, but chances are you’ve seen him – pitched in among the world’s best marathoners, fighting against outrageous odds.

B.Ser-Od of Mongolia has never won a world or Olympic medal. He’s never broken 2:08 for the

A car-free day and Ulaanbaatar Marathon to coincide on 28 May

The Ulaanbaatar city administration announced a car-free day on 28 May, conveniently coinciding with the annual Ulaanbaatar Marathon.

The car-free day allows Ulaanbaatar residents to enjoy walking, cycling and skateboarding on main roads which usually busy with traffic.

Observed once in a

The longest and toughest horse race in the world

The Mongol Derby is a self-navigated, point-to-point endurance race based on Chinggis Khaan’s ancient Mongolian postal system from 1224. Using strong and resilient riders and horses, Khaan’s vast network of horse stations across his empire made it possible for important

2022 Asian Wrestling Championships kick off in Mongolia

The 2022 Asian Wrestling Championships kicked off in Ulaanbaatar’s Buyant-Ukhaa Sports Complex on Tuesday.

More than 250 Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestlers from 22 countries and regions including Mongolia, Japan, Iran, India, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and South Korea are participating in the championships,

The first Mongolian earns athletic scholarship in basketball

University of Dayton men’s basketball coach Anthony Grant announced Wednesday that Mike Sharavjamts has signed his letter of intent with the Dayton Flyer men’s basketball team. He is the first Mongolian citizen to earn a Division I athletic scholarship in