“The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games saw a record number of participants,” German Teltower Stadtblatt newspaper wrote in an article. The article noted that 3,000 athletes from 54 Muslim countries competed in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. This, the article said, ...

Bahraini newspaper: Azerbaijan is able to host biggest sporting events

06.06.2017 [19:21]
“Azerbaijan is able to host the biggest sporting events,” Bahrain`s Al-Bilad newspaper has said. “Azerbaijan successfully hosted the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Athletes from 54 Muslim countries praised the event as well- ...

Comprehensive condition created for athletes at 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

25.05.2017 [14:59]
Comprehensive condition was created for athletes at 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, said Moroccan ambassador in Azerbaijan Adil Embars. The Ambassador thanked President Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva for high level organization of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games ...

Huffington Post issues article highlighting 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

24.05.2017 [21:01]
The co-existence of different faiths and ethnicities is increasingly under threat in both the Islamic and Western worlds, now is the time to build new models to bring people together, Muddassar Ahmed, writer and columnist, wrote in the article published by Huffington Post. ...

President Ilham Aliyev: We have set new standards in Islamic Solidarity Games too

23.05.2017 [17:18]
"We have demonstrated a new approach and set new standards in the Islamic Solidaritry Games too. Of course, this is a sign of respect for our guests, and the manifestation of responsibility. At the same time, this is, generally, indicative of our policy because ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended meeting with Azerbaijani athletes, who won 4th Islamic Solidarity
Games, their coaches, representatives of Azerbaijan`s sports community VIDEO

23.05.2017 [13:25]
A meeting has been held with the Azerbaijani athletes, who won the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, their coaches, and representatives of Azerbaijan`s sports community. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first lady, chairperson of the 4th ...

4th Islamic Solidarity Games wrapped up with solemn Closing Ceremony at Baku Olympic Stadium
President Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony VIDEO

23.05.2017 [02:54]
Azerbaijan has made history by successfully hosting another high-profile international sporting event – the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Baku experienced a thrilling 10 days of sport and solidarity. With a haul of 75 medals, Azerbaijan topped the overall medal ...

Closing Ceremony of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at Baku Olympic Stadium AZERTAC`s live text commentary  VIDEO

22.05.2017 [23:43]
Tunzala Aghayeva sings the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Song – 'Speed' – from the side stage as 30 cast with light sticks perform on the main stage in tribute to the Baku City Circuit. She then closes the Unity Concert with two songs from the main stage ...

Azerbaijan are tops as Solidarity Games end

22.05.2017 [19:08]
The fourth Islamic Solidarity Games ended in Baku on Monday with hosts Azerbaijan topping the medals table after a relentless 11-day long battle with neighbours Turkey. Oddly enough, the Azeri team came up empty handed in terms of gold medals ...

Iran sign off with double gold in Baku

22.05.2017 [18:05]
Iran completed the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games with two gold medals in the table tennis team finals at the Sarhadchi Arena on Monday. The men's outfit of Alamian brothers Noshad and Nima, as well as Afshin Noroozi, got the better of Turkey 3-1, after the ...

Vahabzade revels in Azerbaijan glory

22.05.2017 [14:39]
Azerbaijan head coach Yashar Vahabzade was thrilled with his team's 2-1 victory over Oman in the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games football final on Sunday. The hosts took a two-goal lead before the half-hour mark at the Tofiq Bahramov ...

Azerbaijan set for Solidarity Games glory

22.05.2017 [14:25]
Azerbaijan are all but sure of topping the medals table at the Islamic Solidarity Games after a string of successes during Sunday's penultimate day's action in Baku. After days of nip-and-tuck competition against Turkey for top spot, the hosts finally broke clear in decisive fashion ...

Karamov bags Azerbaijan’s third wushu silver at Baku 2017

22.05.2017 [12:47]
Azerbaijani wushu fighter Vugar Karamov has won Azerbaijan’s third silver in the men’s 70kg class at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. In the final bout, the Azerbaijani fighter was defeated by Iranian Saeid ...

Wushu fighter Shammadov adds another silver to Azerbaijan`s medal haul

22.05.2017 [12:41]
Azerbaijani fighter Bayram Shammadov has grabbed silver in the men’s 65kg weight class wushu event at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Iranian Foroud Zafari claimed gold ...

Azerbaijan’s Eminov wins wushu bronze at Baku 2017

22.05.2017 [12:31]
Azerbaijani wushu fighter Elchin Eminov has claimed silver at the 4th Islamic solidarity Games in Baku. He secured the medal in the men’s 56 kg weight class event. Iranian fighter Mahdi Mohammadi scooped gold, while Indonesian Yusuf Widiyanto and Annageldi Agamyradov ...

Madatov stars as Azerbaijan beat Oman in final

21.05.2017 [23:55]
Mahir Madatov's first-half brace saw Azerbaijan to a 2-1 victory over Oman on Sunday in the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games football final at the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium. The hosts took an early lead in Baku through Madatov, before the forward pounced again ...

Azerbaijani Kolesnik gets silver at Baku 2017

21.05.2017 [23:44]
Azerbaijani female wrestler Alyona Kolesnik has clinched the 58kg silver at the Baku 2017 after losing to Kyrgyz Aisuluu Tynybekova in the final. First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chair of the 4th Islamic Solidarity ...

Female wrestler Sinishin bags Azerbaijan`s another silver at Baku 2017

21.05.2017 [23:25]
Azerbaijani female wrestler Natalya Sinishin (55kg) has taken a silver medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Nigerian Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye became the champion, while Turkish Bediha Gun took bronze ...

Azerbaijani table tennis players finish third in men's team event at Baku 2017

21.05.2017 [23:11]
Azerbaijani table tennis players have claimed bronze in the men's team event at the Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Azerbaijan secured the medal thanks to a 3-1 victory over Saudi Arabia. ...