Tokyo 2020. Summer Olympic Games
The Olympic Games have been held in an odd year for the first time in the history of these competitions. Despite this, the Olympic Games in Japan officially kept the name “Tokyo 2020” in all documents, the emblem, etc. Our compatriot – a weightlifter Polina Guryeva won a silver medal for the first time in the history of independent Turkmenistan.
Euro 2020. European Football Championship
The European Football Championship goes after the World Cup among football fans in terms of the intensity of passions, the heat of competition and the thirst for victory. The matches have been held in an odd year and in dozens of cities in the Old World for the first time in the history of these competitions.
Hockey. World Championship postponed
On December 26, 2021, the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship started in Canada. 9 matches have been played by December 29. However, the tournament was cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of the organizers. The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has postponed the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship in Canada.