Turkmenistan "Dreaming" of Olympic Bid

(ATR) An ambitious, global sports event schedule could eventually lead to an Olympic bid from Turkmenistan.

OCA Press Release: OCA turns attention to 18th Asian Games 2018

OCA Press Release: Eleven NOCs to battle for e-sports honours at Ashgabat 2017

Ashgabat 2017 Announces CNPC as Official Partner of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Executive Committee is excited to announce that CNPC is joining Ashgabat 2017 as an Official Partner.

Ashgabat 2017 UDAC Opens with Official Walkabout

Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games reached another milestone when the Uniform Distribution and Accreditation Centre officially opened its doors.

Ashgabat 2017 Uniforms Launched in Colourful Ceremony

The Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games came one step closer to reality with the release of the official uniforms during a colourful ceremony at the Games headquarters.

OCA: Over 1,700 Players Register for AIMAG E-Sports

Over 1,700 players have registered to take part in the e-Sports program of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, this September.

Ashgabat 2017 Launches Ticket Pricing Structure for 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Ashgabat 2017 has launched the ticket pricing structure for the upcoming 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in September. 

Balich Brings Olympic Experience to Ashgabat 2017 Ceremonies

(ATR) Balich Worldwide Shows will open the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan.

CDM Seminar Highlights Key Issues for Ashgabat 2017

The OCA and Ashgabat 2017 produced a series of key findings and recommendations to close the two-day Chefs de Mission Seminar. 

Ashgabat 2017 Launches First Stars Volunteer Programme

The Ashgabat 2017 volunteer journey begins for the 5th Asian Indoor Athletics and Martial Arts Games is launched.

OCA Press Release: OCA paves the way for Oceania athletes to enter Asian Winter Games 2017

34th OCA General Assembly -- Photodesk

(ATR) The 34th OCA general assembly welcomed delegates from 62 countries to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Ashgabat Leaders Turn Focus to 2017 AIMAG -- ATRadio

(ATR) Turkmenistan`s capital hosted the OCA this week ... Next it will host the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

Sheikh Ahmad Hails 2024 Bidders -- On the Scene

(ATR) Asian Olympic chief says five-city race for 2024 Games proves Olympic brand is thriving... "Wise" for Qatar to sit it out

Awarding Beach Games Among Highlights of ANOC Meeting

San Diego rumored to be frontrunner for World Beach Games. ANOC secretary general talks to ATR about preps for October assembly

Turkmenistan President Welcomes Asian NOC Leaders -- On the Scene

Berdimuhamedov says Ashgabat will announce itself on the global sports stage when it hosts 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Turkmenistan Rolls Out Red Carpet for Asian Olympic Leaders

(ATR) Turkmenistan takes a key step toward becoming a global sports presence.

Bahrain officials to attend OCA General Assembly

Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) general secretary Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar will leave today for Ashgabat, in Turkmenistan, to lead Bahrain’s delegation to the 34th Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly.

Turkmenistan NOC Honoured to Welcome Asian Family for OCA General Assembly

The Turkmenistan National Olympic Committee (NOC) today expressed its excitement at the prospect of welcoming the 45 NOCs of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to Ashgabat next month as it began the final preparations for hosting the 34th OCA General Assembly.

Turkmenistan International Sports Media Forum -- Photodesk

(ATR) Sporting officials in the country hope that recent events will eventually lead to an Olympic bid.

Upcoming Events Could Catapult Ashgabat Toward Olympic Bid -- ATRadio

(ATR) The Turkmenistan International Sports Media Forum has ended ... Ashgabat considers a future Olympic bid.

Turkmenistan's Sporting Outreach Gathers Momentum

Today marks the final day of the Turkmenistan International Sports Media Forum 2015 (TISMF 2015) – an event which has seen sport journalists from around the world travel to Turkmenistan’s capital city Ashgabat to exchange expertise and best practice, tour Ashgabat’s Olympic Complex and experience first-hand Turkmenistan’s preparations for hosting the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in 2017 (AIMAG 2017).

An Olympic Spectacle for Ashgabat

(ATR) It was as close as Ashgabat, Turkmenistan will get to staging an Olympic opening ceremony any time soon -- a big bash Friday night to celebrate the launch of construction for a $5 billion Olympic Park.   Around the Rings editor Ed Hula has more on the big dreams for this little-known Central Asian nation.