Kurash — Uzbek Sport Linking the UK and Uzbekistan

21 February 2018:  Kurash: Ancient Uzbek Martial Art, Modern Global Sport

21 February 2018: Kurash: Ancient Uzbek Martial Art, Modern Global Sport

Paul Sawyer is General Secretary of the British Kurash Association. Kurash is an millennia-old style of upright jacket grappling…

History of Kurash

History of Kurash

Kurash is a style of wrestling whose roots may be traced back some 3500 years. There are many references to…

Variations of Kurash and their synthesis into a modern international sport

Variations of Kurash and their synthesis into a modern international sport

Prior to 1991 there were a number of regional Kurash variations in Central Asia. The common object of these different…

Kurash arrives in the UK

Kurash arrives in the UK

This modernized form proved immensely popular. National tournaments filled football stadiums as Uzbekistan emerged from its 70 years under Soviet…

Islam Karimov International Tournament

Islam Karimov International Tournament

This showpiece tournament for the British Kurash Association is the Islam Karimov International Tournament, first staged in Bedford in 2000…

World Junior and Cadet Championships in Bournemouth

World Junior and Cadet Championships in Bournemouth

In October 2012, hot on the heels of the London Olympics, the UK became the first western European country to…

British Kurash Association send 25th Anniversary of Independence best wishes

British Kurash Association send 25th Anniversary of Independence best wishes

Kurash has forged a pathway to provide life-changing opportunities for citizens of both countries to enhance their sporting and…

British Teams compete internationally

British Teams compete internationally

Tournaments in the UK soon followed with the results of these determining selection for international events. British teams have enjoyed…

Kurash Uzbekistan

Kurash Uzbekistan

Kurash is a form of upright jacket wrestling native to Uzbekistan…