In the modern world, sport is a significant aspect of international cooperation. The article «Competitions, Friendship and Mutual Understanding among Nations» quotes the President of Turkmenistan that the World Sambo Championships in Ashgabat scheduled to take place in 2025 will not only increase the international sports prestige of Turkmenistan, but also strengthen friendly relations among nations.

Paris will host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. In this regard, the issue informs that the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan set up the organizing committee for the preparation of the national teams for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Every sports fan in Turkmenistan is happy to know that FIBA Referee Bahtiyar Ibragimov is invited to officiate 3x3 basketball matches at the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games. The article «Turkmen referee Ibragimov officiates basketball matches in Southeast Asia» provides more detailed information about the Turkmen referee.

The Turkmen football specialist Kurban Berdyev is widely known in the sports world. Currently, K. Berdyev manages the Iranian football club Traktor. Many famous football players in Russia played under his leadership. Turkmenistan Sport International Magazine introduces a symbolic team of footballers who played under the leadership of K. Berdyev.

The issue features the article about the new book of the Football Federation of Turkmenistan «Turkmen football during the years of independence». It tells the readers about everything: the games of the Turkmenistan national team, the matches of football clubs, football scores, results and fixtures, football players, coaches and other facts illustrated with rare photographs that football fans are interested in.

The issue also tells about the Turkmen chess players who ranked third in the team finals of the Queens’ Online Chess Festival.

The readers will learn about the performance of the Turkmenistan youth team at the Asian Cup in Uzbekistan, as well as the success of the Turkmen wrestlers at the international tournaments in Romania, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

Second issue of Turkmenistan Sport International Magazine appears in print