The arrival of the official flame has kicked off the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat.
Ashgabat is in the spotlight.
Ashgabat, the Turkmenistan capital, awaits the guests of the Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also known as AIMAG.
This Turkmen form of belt wrestling is becoming more and more popular - not just among men, but also women.
Turkmen made use of brutal summer weather conditions to cook their "ichlekli" in hot sand and embers
Ashgabat’s Carpet Museum boasts more than 2.
Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat is gearing up to host one of the main sporting events in the region – the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
The Akhal-Teke is one of the most beautiful and oldest equine breeds in the world.
Turkmenistan's massive sports infrastructure investment is a reflection of its long-term national and Asian sporting ambitions.