Next issue of «Turkmenistan. Sport» magazine is dedicated to the V Asian Games

It is symbolic that the periodical opens the words and notes of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's song "Forward, only forward, the native land - Turkmenistan! » chosen as the anthem of the forthcoming grandiose sports festival. The words and music of this work convey the enthusiasm and inspiration with which the Turkmen people were preparing for large-scale competitions designed to multiply the authority of our country in the international sports arena.

This is also discussed in publications reflecting the successive steps taken by the Head of the state to develop the international sports movement. This topic was fundamental in the opening speech of the President of Turkmenistan at the International Congress "Asian Games-2017: International Sport Cooperation for Peace and Progress".

The same idea is reflected in the article "Sports diplomacy of Turkmenistan: the triumph of the ideals of kindness and peace, friendship and high spirituality", which tells about the Turkmen leader's policy of peace and good-neighborliness, which allowed Turkmenistan to become the first state in the region, which was granted the right to hold the V Asian indoor and martial arts games.

magazine provides an expanded panorama of the preparation for the Asian Games, as well as measures taken at the state level to develop the country's highest achievements in sports, mass sports and health and recreation. It tells about the objects of the Olympic town, including those included in the Guinness Book of Records.

Readers can learn about the development of Turkmen sports, the disciplines included in the program of the Games, successes of domestic athletes in major international competitions. And the diagram shows the number of medals of different dignity, won by Turkmen athletes, which has grown since the year 2013.

Special attention was paid to international cooperation in the field of sports, the effective format of which was the thematic forums organized in Ashgabat with the participation of representatives of dozens of countries and authoritative organizations.

Speaking about the significance of the V Asian Games, the authors of the publications rightly assert that it is much wider than the sphere of sport. The powerful positive effect of the Asian Games is already reflected in all aspects of the life of the Turkmen state - from international partnership to the sphere of tourism. In this context, it should be noted that the publication covers a variety of topics related to the upcoming grandiose sports event - the popularization of sports, the volunteer movement, the use of the Games' symbols in the products of the domestic textile industry, the impact of sport on human health and much more.

Well-known domestic and foreign sportsmen, specialists in various fields, representatives of cinema art, writers are involved in the conversation on the pages of the magazine.

Readers will be interested in the publication of a large-scale activity on the development of equestrian sport, as well as the famous Turkmen horsemen who will defend the country's sports honor in jumping competitions, first included in the Games’ program. In this regard, it should be noted an article on hippotherapy, positively affecting human health.

On the pages of the periodical you can get information about the history of the Asian Games in various countries of the world, the program of the Ashgabat Games, the changes that have occurred in recent years in the rules of football, etc. A small dictionary is also available for guests of our country, in which the most frequently used phrases, are given in Turkmen, Russian and English.

A distinctive feature of the issue is illustrativeness. The materials are published in Turkmen, English and Russian, which significantly expands the audience of its readers.