Denis Ten's bronze medal at Sochi was the region's only win, and some people are calling for more efforts to help athletic development.
Aleksey Poltoranin, Nikolay Chebotko and Denis Kuzin are the athletes whose names are most associated with the possibility of winning medals at the Olympics.
Dmitry Trelevsky will be the only Olympian from Kyrgyzstan at this year's winter games.
Kazakhstan for the first time hosts the Asian buzkashi tournament to boost international co-operation and to help the ancient sport regain popularity.
In July, Uzbek competitors won gold and silver in South Korea; they're now preparing to win at the World Cyber Games.
Athletes and coaches hope to build on momentum from the London Olympics with even more victories in Rio.
CABA is created to increase sport’s popularity across the region.
Gold medallist saw sacrifices pay off
Uzbekistan’s 2nd bronze puts it 2nd in CA medal standings
Afghanistan’s Nikpai, Kazakhstan’s Manyurova win bronze
Turkmen athletes eliminated
Kazakhstan adds bronze to medal count
Ilya Ilyin sets world record in weightlifting; Olga Rypakova wins in triple jump
Kyrgyz hope to be one of Asia’s 3 best teams
Coaches say prospects for international success are good
Overcoming prejudice main challenge
2-1 win over Kuwait gives Uzbekistan its 1st continental cup
Uzbekistan hosts Asian unifighting championship
Country building new academy, competing for leadership posts
'We have only victory on our minds,' Andrei Khomutov says
Lavish closing ceremony cost 1 billion KZT (US $6.8m)
Denis Ten recovers, outscores for skating gold