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Facts about cycling

«7/24.tm», № 23 (106), 06.06.2022 As is known, there are a lot of cycling fans. They even created their International Union that gave out a more or less exact figure – more than one and a half billion people on the globe. Obviously, this vehicle is an indispensable attribute of modern civilization. The interest in it is therefore natural.

Chess is a wonderful game

Chess is a complex strategic game, called ‘brain gymnastics’. There are a number of techniques and methods to play this game. The Sicilian Defence, the opening of the game, is the favourite debut of many chess players. The Sicilian defence is an offensive strategy. It is performed by black pieces. The difference between this debut and the others is that the blacks are not only fighting for a draw, but for a victory. There are disadvantages to every strategy in chess. The downside is that white pieces are often the first to take advantage, so blacks have to counterattack without wasting time.

The basis for a bright future

World Children's Day is widely celebrated in many parts of the world, including in Turkmenistan, on the first day of summer – June 1. According to the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan, World Children's Day is included in the list of official holidays to demonstrate that Turkmenistan fully supports the efforts of the world community in helping the younger generations. The concern for children is the safest investment in the future. Today's young generation is the people of the future, the people who will promote the development of country. The Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 include Goal 3 ‘To ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages’ and Goal 4 ‘To ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. The above-mentioned goals are inextricably linked to the development and well-being of children.

Asian Championships qualifiers

The youth team of Turkmenistan takes part in the qualifying round for the Asian Table Tennis Championships. The qualifiers for the 2022 Asian Junior Championships is being held in Almaty, the Republic of Kazakhstan on June 2–10. Begench Agaorazov, a member of the Table Tennis Federation of Turkmenistan and a coach at the Mary sports school 3, expects to have 12 players to represent the Turkmen delegation at the tournament. The schoolchildren from Ashgabat, including in Guychgeldi Allanazarov, Vepa Meredov, Ylyas Allanazarov, Bagul Begenjova, Medine Nurgeldiyeva, Aynur Berdiyeva, Enejan Charvaeva, and other tennis players will take part in the event. Alibek Jumanov, a schoolchild at the Young Olympians school, Davut Yakubov and Emir Garyagdyev, the students at Turkmen State Architecture and Construction Institute, will also represent our national team.

Turkmen sportswoman won a silver at international pankration tournament

«7/24.tm», № 22 (105), 30.05.2022 The sportswoman from Turkmenistan Sevara Abdullayeva won a silver medal in pankration at the first tournament of the International Wrestling League of Poddubny, reports wrestlingtv.ru.

Turkmenistan accepted to the full member of the International Federation of Mixed Martial Arts

«7/24.tm», № 22 (105), 30.05.2022 Turkmenistan accepted to the full member of the International Federation of Mixed Martial Arts

Turkmen wrestlers win 15 medals at the Asian Alysh Wrestling Championship

«7/24.tm», № 22 (105), 30.05.2022 According to the results of two types of the program, 15 medals were won by Turkmen palvans at the Asian Alysh wrestling championship that ended in the Kyrgyz city of Osh.

Capital of sports country

The Ashgabat City Day and the Farewell Bell are widely celebrated in Turkmenistan on May 25 every year. To date, the glory of our white marble city of Ashgabat, a pearl of Asia, is reflected in poems, songs and other wonderful works. A number of cultural and social buildings and facilities in our country are called in honour of the capital.

Turkmen chess player Meylis Annaberdiev become a grandmaster

   «7/24.tm», № 21 (104), 23.05.2022 The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has awarded Turkmen chess player Meylis Annaberdiev the title of grandmaster, Orient reports.

Winners of Ashgabat golf championship determined

   «7/24.tm», № 21 (104), 23.05.2022 The championship of Ashgabat on golf was held on the territory of the capital’s golf club.

Sambists from Australia and New Zealand will take part in the Asian Sambo Championships for the first time

   «7/24.tm», № 21 (104), 23.05.2022 The Asian SAMBO Championships will be held in Lebanon on June 2-4 and will go down in history thanks to its participants. The strongest sambists of the Asian continent will fight for the medals of the tournament together with representatives of Australia and Oceania: the teams of Australia and New Zealand will take part in competitions.

Sports obtain a great impulse

National sports obtain a great impulse and reach the qualitatively new levels in the modern epoch. Independent, permanently neutral Turkmenistan confidently strengthens its position as a sports power and a venue for large international and regional events. The mass physical culture and health movement, high-level sports and the principles of a healthy lifestyle are actively developed in our country thanks to the far-sighted policy put forward by the President of Turkmenistan. The V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, which were successfully held in Ashgabat in 2017, the Amul – Hazar international rally and the World Weightlifting Championships, which our country hosted in 2018, are among the most impressive achievements of Turkmenistan in the field of sports.

Avaza shines with beauty

A pearl of the world tourism, the Avaza National Tourist Zone has a number of world-class recreation, health, sports and hotel complexes and represents a popular holiday destination for travellers. The magnificent facilities, built and put into operation in a few years, have turned the Turkmen shore of the Caspian Sea into a paradise for tourists. As is known, according to the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan, the summer holiday season in the Avaza National Tourist Zone will last from May 15 to September 1 this year. Thus, guests will come again to Avaza that shines with beauty. Tourists will have the opportunity to enjoy cultural events in this beautiful corner of Turkmenistan. Our compatriots can proudly say that Avaza is a place where our beloved Motherland resembles a country of happiness, health, and inspiration in our prosperous times.

President of Turkmenistan elected president of national Olympic committee

   «7-24.tm», № 20 (103), 16.05.2022 On May 10, 2022, the General Assembly of the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan held a regular meeting in Ashgabat. The participants reported on the work done by the National Olympic Committee in 2016-2021 and considered the issues related to the election of the President of the National Olympic Committee.

An environmentally friendly mode of transport

The UN General Assembly adopted the Resolution ‘Integration of mainstream bicycling into public transportation systems for sustainable development’ at the 61st plenary meeting of its 76th Session at the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhammedov on March 15 this year. This document became an important step in the struggle against climate change and demonstrated that Turkmenistan promotes sports and ecological diplomacy as the keys to achieving sustainable development. The document proposes to use bicycles as public transport in urban and rural areas of developed and developing countries to increase traffic safety, to promote the use of bicycles by the population, as well as businesses to reduce emissions. The United Nations encourages international, regional, national, and local development programmes to focus on cycling services and other related initiatives, to stimulate civil society, the private sector, the scientific community, and other institutions to use bicycles.

Advantages of basketball

Basketball requires a variety of movements, including in running, jumping, and ball-throwing techniques, keeps all the muscle groups active during the game and helps make them stronger. This sport strengthens the vestibular apparatus, improves coordination of movements and speed. Basketball increases the body's endurance. It has a positive effect on the immune system. Basketball improves the respiratory system and increases the capacity of the lungs. It strengthens the cardiovascular and nervous systems.

An inspiring work

The book ‘Ömrümiň manysy’ by our Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov describes the basic moral principles and norms. They are important today and evidence the fact that our ancestors' traditions and principles are still cherished. In the preface to the book, the author – Honorary Elder of the People Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasizes that everyone has to think about the past and the future. The book consists of six chapters entitled ‘The Culture of Being’, ‘The Word about Faith’, ‘Primordial Principles Rooted in the Depths of Millennia’, ‘A Backward Look’, ‘Pilgrimage to the Holy Mecca and Medina’, and ‘The Spiritual and Moral School of the Nation’. Respecting the noble spiritual values of our ancestors, our Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov analysed, summarized and systematized the available historical sources and information. This work attracted great interest of the world community, because the general humanitarian principles embodied in the national character and worldview of the Turkmen people find wide support of many peoples. Published in the year, which is being held under the motto ‘the Era of the People with Arkadag’, the work highlights great achievements of independent, permanently neutral Turkmenistan, important events in the history and life of our country, and the career of the Turkmen leader, dedicated to serving our beloved Motherland and people.

Bowling is a useful sport

Bowling, as well as other sports, stimulates human body, improves blood circulation and has a positive effect on all organs and systems. The game helps boost immunity. It strengthens the leg muscles. The office workers say that their feet feel better after this game. Experts note that bowling strengthens the leg and abdominal muscles.

Benefits of physical exercises

The morning physical exercises in all nursery schools of our country demonstrate that the younger generations take the first steps towards following a healthy lifestyle. Physical exercises before breakfast play an important role in improving the child's blood circulation and in developing body parts. Thus, while performing exercises, it is important to hold the upright position of the body and to do them completely and correctly. Children should start exercising with a quick walking and a light running on the spot. Exercises for the hands include moving them straight forward, up, sideways, and down.

Table tennis

Table tennis is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is more developed in Asian countries, especially in China and Korea. Table tennis is a sport that can be played by two players or teams. This game is also called ping-pong. This name does not have much meaning; it just reminds the sounds when the racket hits the ball. The game is played on the table (76 centimetres – height, 274 centimetres – length), by hitting the ball back and forth across the net using small solid rackets and following the relevant rules.