On 11 January, the TV channel UZREPORT TV will live broadcast the Ballon d'Or ceremony to the best footballer as of the year-end. The award ceremony will be held in Zurich and will start at 22:30 Tashkent time. Live broadcast on UZREPORT TV channel will start from 21:00 - with the start of the event, when the stars of world football will start to arrive and walk the red carpet.
On January 13 at 00:45 Tashkent time the match of the English Premier League between "Newcastle United" and "Manchester United" will take place at the stadium "St. James Park". On the night of January 13-14 at 01:00 "Liverpool" and "Arsenal" will play at the stadium "Anfield".
2 January, the Chinese city Xiamen hosted the international marathon - Xiamen International Marathon, which saw over 27 thousand runners. The athlete from Uzbekistan Andrey Petrov in the course of these competitions won a license for the Olympic games 2016 that will take place in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
The decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has awarded the international referee of the Football Federation of Uzbekistan, FIFA referee Ravshan Irmatov Saifiddinovich the order "Buyuk hizmatlari uchun".