Uzbekistan finished the third in the Fed Cup zonal qualification women’s team tennis tournament after beating India 3-0 in the play-offs on Saturday.
Japan, Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia posted wins on Match Day 4 of the second round qualifying for the Olympic Football Tournament Beijing 2008 on Wednesday and secured their berths in the final round which will kick off in August.
Korea Republic have slipped out of the top-50 in the latest FIFA World Ranking for the month of April released on Wednesday.
New WBA World Heavyweight Champion Ruslan Chagaev arrived in Tashkent, Uzbek capital city, on Thursday, 19 April.
Uzbekistan Fed Cup team defeated Thailand to clinch top spot in Group A of Asia/Oceania Zone Group I on 19 April.
UAE revived hopes of qualifying for the second round of the Qlympic qualifiers by beating Yemen 2-0 at Sharjah Stadium last night.
South Korea on Wednesday gained a berth in the final qualifying round of Olympic football in the Asian region with a 1-0 away victory over Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan Fed Cup team led by former world No. 20 Iroda Tulyaganova recorded two victories in Asia/Oceania Zone Group I 2007. Uzbekistan defeated Singapore and South Korea, while lost to Hong Kong of China.
Ruslan Chagaev earned much more than the right to call himself the new WBA heavyweight champion following his superb tactical victory over 7ft 1ins Nikolai Valuev in Stuttgart on Saturday night.