Baku to stage quarter-finals plus three group games of UEFA EURO 2020
The UEFA Executive Committee has appointed in Geneva, Switzerland, the 13 host associations for UEFA EURO 2020, with Azerbaijan staging the quarter-finals plus three group games in Baku. Other 12 host associations, selected from 19 applications, are: England/London – semi-finals and final ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts to vie for world medals

19.09.2014 [17:51]
Azerbaijan`s national rhythmic gymnastics team will compete in the world championship to be held in Izmir, Turkey, on September 22. In the individual event, Azerbaijan`s squad will include Marina Durunda, Gulsum Shafizade and Nilufar Niftaliyeva. ...
Qarabag claim first point in UEFA Europa League group stage

Qarabag claim first point in UEFA Europa League group stage

18.09.2014 [22:55]
Azerbaijan`s football champions Qarabag Agdam have been held to a goalless home draw by French Saint-Etienne in their opener in the UEFA Europa League Group F. Qarabag missed several attempts on goal denied by Saint-Etienne`s goalkeeper Ruffier. ...

Azerbaijani athletes claim 2 medals at European 'Special Olympics' summer games

18.09.2014 [20:30]
Two Azerbaijani athletes have won medals at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Antwerp, Belgium. Niyazi Ismayilov claimed the gold medal, while Zaur Eyvazov grabbed the silver medal in badminton. ...

Iker Casillas could make Arsenal move in January transfer window as Arsene Wenger renews interest in Real Madrid keeper

18.09.2014 [18:40]
Arsene Wenger could reignite interest in Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas in January, according to reports on the continent. ...

Azerbaijani cyclist ranks 3rd in Valli Del Natisone Grand Prix

18.09.2014 [10:42]
Azerbaijan's Elgun Alizade has finished third in Valli Del Natisone Gran Prix bicycle race in Italy. He timed 2 hours 47 minutes 40 seconds in the 120km race ...

Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports to attend Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport

17.09.2014 [15:56]
The 13th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport has commenced in Macolin, Switzerland. Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov will represent Azerbaijan at the conference, the Ministry’s press service said. Azad Rahimov will preside at the opening of conference as he is one of the co-chairs of the conference. The ministers will discuss the promotion of integrity in sport to combat ...

Azerbaijani U19 footballers draw with UAE in Dubai tournament opener

17.09.2014 [12:13]
Azerbaijan`s Under-19 football team have been held to a goalless draw by the UAE in the first match of an international tournament ...

Azerbaijani chess players competing in Nona Gaprindashvili Cup tournament in Tbilisi

16.09.2014 [21:20]
Azerbaijani chess players are competing in the Nona Gaprindashvili Cup tournament in Tbilisi, Georgia. The tournament brings together 265 chess players from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Brazil, Iran and other countries. ...

Scottish Steven McLean to referee Qarabag's clash with Saint-Etienne at Tofig Bahramov

16.09.2014 [20:53]
Scottish Steven McLean will referee the first game between Azerbaijan`s Qarabag Agdam and French Saint-Etienne in the UEFA Europa League group stage at the Tofig Bahramov stadium on September 18 ...

Azerbaijani boxers grab 5 medals at international tournament

16.09.2014 [19:44]
Azerbaijani boxers have claimed a clutch of 5 medals, including 3 golds at an international tournament in memory of double Olympic champion, World and European champion Alexey Tishchenko in Omsk, Russia. The gold medals came from Salman Alizade, Ibrahim Ibrahimov and Parviz Bagirov ...
Winners of CEV Baku Masters determined

Winners of CEV Baku Masters determined

16.09.2014 [14:12]
Triple European champion, Dutch Reinder Nummerdor and partner Christiaan Varenhorst completed a clean sweep of their matches at the Baku Masters – fifth and last stop of this year`s CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship – to claim the first title of their still young partnership. By finishing first at the tournament ...

Azerbaijan’s minister of Youth and Sports to attend opening of 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games

16.09.2014 [10:43]
The 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games will be organized from 9 till 20 September, in Belgium and will involve about 2000 athletes from 58 European countries and Eurasia. Officially invited to the opening ceremony of the Games, Azerbaijan’s minister of youth and ...

Real Madrid President urged to resign after selling Di Maria and Alonso

15.09.2014 [22:38]
A number of Real Madrid fans have voiced their anger at club President Florentino Perez, calling for his resignation after a controversial summer overhaul. Even though the Spanish giants won the Champions League and the Copa del Rey last season, the President decided to undertake a dramatic revolution during the summer transfer window. ...

Azerbaijani boxers win two medals in international tournament in Russia

15.09.2014 [20:51]
Azerbaijani boxers Soltan Migitinov at 81kg and Omar Omarov at 91kg have claimed bronze medals in an international tournament in memory of outstanding Dagestani statesman and political figure Magomed-Salam Umakhanov in Kaspiysk ...
Azerbaijani athlete wins silver at IAAF Continental Cup

Azerbaijani athlete wins silver at IAAF Continental Cup

15.09.2014 [16:27]
Azerbaijani runner Hayle Ibrahimov has claimed silver medal in the men's 3,000 metres at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco. Ibrahimov secured the medal after timing ...

USA shoot past Serbia to win 2014 world title, retain crown

15.09.2014 [15:36]
The United States shot their way to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup title by hitting 15 three-pointers in a 129-92 victory over Serbia in Sunday's Final to become the first repeat world champions since 2002. Kyrie Irving and James Harden combined to hit nine of 11 three-pointers and scored 26 ...
Azerbaijani wrestler grabs world Greco-Roman bronze

Azerbaijani wrestler grabs world Greco-Roman bronze

14.09.2014 [19:45]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Rasul Chunayev has claimed bronze at the world championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He secured the medal after beating Armenian Varsham Boranyan in the 71kg weight category. ...
Azerbaijan win France 3-1 at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2015 - Europe Qualifier

Azerbaijan win France 3-1 at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2015 - Europe Qualifier

14.09.2014 [16:34]
The Azerbaijan national beach soccer team have defeated France 3-1 in the play-off for 13th of the FIFA World Cup 2015 - Europe Qualifier in Jesolo, Italy. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Sabir Allahguliyev, Asif Zeynalov and Hikmat Bagirov. ...