Uzbekistan beat Iraq 1-0 in Asian Cup warm-up match
Uzbekistan beat Iraq 1-0 in Asian Cup warm-up match

Uzbekistan beat Iraq 1-0 in the United Arab Emirates as they claimed their fourth straight victory in a friendly match.

Uzbekistan votes in parliamentary polls

Uzbeks voted Sunday in parliamentary elections in the ex-Soviet Central Asian state where all four competing parties support President Islam Karimov.

Uzbekistan votes in parliamentary polls

Uzbekistan voters cast ballots Sunday in parliamentary elections in the ex-Soviet Central Asian state where all four competing parties support President Islam Karimov`s policies.

India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship
India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship

India have been clubbed in Group E along with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan and Syria for next year's qualifiers of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship 2016.

India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship
India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship

India have been clubbed in Group E along with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan and Syria for next year's qualifiers of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship 2016.

Highest number of modern slaves found in India: Report
Highest number of modern slaves found in India: Report

Forced to pick cotton, grow cannabis, prostitute themselves, fight wars or clean up after the wealthy -- some 35.8 million people are currently trapped in modern-day slavery, a new report said Monday.

Indian handball teams lose in Asiad
Indian handball teams lose in Asiad

The Indian handball teams continued with their listless show as both the men's and women's units lost their respective classification matches in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.

Asian Games: North Korea, Saudi, Iraq, UAE into football quarters
Asian Games: North Korea, Saudi, Iraq, UAE into football quarters

Abdulaziz al-Bishi scored an injury-time winner as Saudi Arabia beat Uzbekistan 3-2 at the Asian Games Friday, while North Korea, Iraq and United Arab Emirates eased into the last eight.

Asian Games: North Korean twins, missing flag and other stories
Asian Games: North Korean twins, missing flag and other stories

North Korean twins, missing flag and other stories from the Asian Games

India gets bye in 1st round of 2015 Davis Cup
India gets bye in 1st round of 2015 Davis Cup

India, being a seeded team, were given a bye in the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup season as the draw for the Asia/Oceania Group I was announced here on Thursday.

FIFA rankings continue to make dismal reading for Asia
FIFA rankings continue to make dismal reading for Asia

The FIFA rankings continued to make dismal reading for Asia with only two teams, Iran and Japan, in the top 50 of September`s list which was published on Thursday. Iran, Asia`s top-ranked team were a modest 44th, while Japan were four places below them. They were followed by Uzbekistan in 58th and South Korea a further five places adrift.

Sam Groth, Nick Kyrgios seal 5-0 win for Australia over Uzbekistan
Sam Groth, Nick Kyrgios seal 5-0 win for Australia over Uzbekistan

Nick Kyrgios and Sam Groth wrapped up a 5-0 clean sweep for Australia in their Davis Cup World Group play-off against Uzbekistan in Perth on Sunday.

Leyton Hewitt, Chris Guccione clinch World Group playoff for Aussies
Leyton Hewitt, Chris Guccione clinch World Group playoff for Aussies

Lleyton Hewitt steered Australia back to the Davis Cup World Group with a dominating performance in the doubles win over Uzbekistan in Perth on Saturday.

China urges central Asian neighbours to step up extremism fight

China`s President Xi Jinping urged Central Asian states to step up the fight against religious extremism and cyber terrorism, state media said, as Beijing reaches for help across its borders in addressing security concerns in its restive Xinjiang region.

Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios, Leyton Hewitt put Australia in charge over Uzbekistan
Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios, Leyton Hewitt put Australia in charge over Uzbekistan

Lleyton Hewitt won his 41st singles match and Nick Kyrgios swept through in straight sets as Australia took a commanding 2-0 lead over Uzbekistan in their Davis Cup World Group play-off Friday.

Lleyton Hewitt pushed to US Open exit, but no retirement talk
Lleyton Hewitt pushed to US Open exit, but no retirement talk

Thirteen years after winning the U.S. Open, Lleyton Hewitt was back out on Arthur Ashe Stadium court sweating under a blazing sun on Wednesday, still battling, still fist-pumping and still not ready to call it a career.

India win chess Olympiad bronze, individual gold and silver

On a day when China annexed the Olympiad chess gold medal, India captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.5-0.5. Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout won the gold medal on the fifth board while Grandmaster (GM) K. Sasikiran took home the silver medal.

Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt to skip Wrestling World Championships

Star grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have decided to skip the FILA World Wrestling Championships to be held next month in Tashkent, Uzbekistan to avoid injuries and preserve themselves for the upcoming Asian Games.

Turkey top diplomat to visit Uzbekistan for first time in 13 years

Turkey`s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Tuesday he would visit the Central Asian state of Uzbekistan this week, the first such trip by the top Turkish diplomat in 13 years amid efforts to improve troubled relations.

Uzbekistan fines journalist for `threatening order`

A court in Uzbekistan on Saturday fined an independent journalist for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.