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B.Tegshbayar becomes the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Champion

2016-07-24

Mongolian cyclist B.Tegshbayar won gold medal in the Scratch Race from the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships held in Switzerland's Aigle on July 20. For Mongolia this was the first participation at this event. The UCI reported that it…

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President Ts.Elbegdorj attends the send off for the Mongolian Olympic team

2016-07-24

A farewell ceremony for the Mongolian Olympic team took place yesterday at 11:00 a.m. at Chinggis Square. President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj participated in the farewell ceremony and wish the athletes luck. Speaker of Parliament M.Enkhbold, Prime Minister J.Erdenebat, other members of Parliament, administrators…

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UNESCO registers Mongolian Camel Coaxing ritual

2015-11-19

By M.OYUNGEREL UNESCO has registered the Mongolian coaxing ritual for camels on the List of Heritage of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding on November 2. The 10th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of…

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Moon Dance successfully participates in the World Latin Championship

2015-11-19

By B.BAATAR Moon Dance, a Mongolian ballroom dance team, successfully took part in the World Dance Sport Federation's (WDSF) World Latin Championship, held in Vienna, Austria, on December 12. A total of 20 teams from 11 countries competed in the…

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Mountaineer B.Gangaamaa to climb Mount Aconcagua

2015-11-19

By B.TUNGALAG State Honored mountaineer B.Gangaamaa has announced that she will climb Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America, next month. This will be her second attempt to climb the mountain. In 2013, B.Gangaamaa tried to climb Mount Aconcagua…

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Nicolas Cage returns stolen dinosaur skull to Mongolia

2015-11-19

Nicolas Cage has agreed to return a rare dinosaur skull to the Mongolian government. The Oscar-winning actor bought the Tyrannosaurus bataar skull in 2007, unaware it had been stolen. Authorities said he voluntarily agreed to hand over the skull after…

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Buddhist monk in LOTUS POSITION mummified remains discovered in Mongolia

2015-11-19

Buddhist monk in LOTUS POSITION mummified remains discovered in Mongolia Remains of a man found in the Songinokhairkhan province of Mongolia The 200-year-old human relic was preserved in animal skin, experts say Mummified remains found sitting in lotus position 'as…

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New Embassy and appointment of Ambassador to Mongolia

2015-11-19

22 December 2015 Today I announce the opening of the Australian Embassy in Mongolia and the appointment of Mr John Langtry as Australia's first resident Ambassador to Mongolia. This year, I committed to the establishment of five new diplomatic posts,…

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