Azerbaijan beat Malta 2-0 to claim first win in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying group
Azerbaijan have picked up their first points in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group H thanks to a 2-0 home win over Malta. Cavid Huseynov's first competitive goal set Azerbaijan on their way to first group win early in the 4th minute. ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter wins silver at European championship

29.03.2015 [21:55]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Radik Isayev (80kg) has won a silver medal at the European championship in Nalchik, the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Russia. Azerbaijan`s squad included seven fighters at the championship ...

Azerbaijani sambo fighters win 6 medals in Moscow

29.03.2015 [19:35]
Azerbaijani fighters have claimed six medals, including gold in the Sambo World Cup Memorial of Kharlampiev 2015 in Moscow. The gold medal came from Amil Gasimov. Nasimi Umbayev and Emil Hasanov gained silver, while Bakhtiyar ...

Young Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler claims European bronze medal

29.03.2015 [18:36]
Young Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Eldeniz Azizli has won bronze medal at theEuropean Championship in Walbrzych, Poland. It was Azerbaijan`s 7th medalin the championship. ...

Azerbaijani gymnast wins gold of World Challenge Cup

28.03.2015 [17:42]
Azerbaijani gymnast Oleg Stepko has claimed gold medal during another stage of the World Challenge Cup in artistic gymnastics. Individual finals on apparatus wrapped up in Doha, Qatar ...
Euro 2016 round-up: Slovakia stay top of group C and Austria close on qualification

Euro 2016 round-up: Slovakia stay top of group C and Austria close on qualification

28.03.2015 [12:13]
Slovakia's impressive Euro 2016 qualifying campaign continued after three first-half goals secured a 3-0 victory over Luxembourg on Friday and kept them top of Group C with maximum points after five games. ...
Azerbaijan`s female wrestler wins gold at European Under-23 Championship

Azerbaijan`s female wrestler wins gold at European Under-23 Championship

27.03.2015 [19:37]
Azerbaijani female wrestler Alyona Kolesnik at 55 kg has claimed gold medal at the European Under-23 Championship underway in the Polish city of Walbrzych. On the way to final, she faced Estonian, Swiss and Belarusian rivals ...
Azerbaijani K-1 fighter Zabit Samedov to lock horns with British Steve McKinnon

Azerbaijani K-1 fighter Zabit Samedov to lock horns with British Steve McKinnon

27.03.2015 [11:14]
Azerbaijani K-1 fighter Zabit Samedov will fight against British rival Steve McKinnon on April 17. The two fighters will face in the Global Fighting Championship to be held in Dubai. ...
Azerbaijani wrestling team ranks 3rd at European U-23 Championship

Azerbaijani wrestling team ranks 3rd at European U-23 Championship

26.03.2015 [19:40]
Azerbaijan`s wrestling team ranked 3rd (48 points) at the European Under-23 Championship underway in the Polish city of Walbrzych. The second day of the championship saw competition of wrestlers in the 61, 70, 86 and 125kg weight categories ...
Italy to be represented with 300 athletes at “Baku-2015”

Italy to be represented with 300 athletes at “Baku-2015”

26.03.2015 [17:16]
Italy will be represented at the “Baku-2015” first European Games with 300 athletes, said spokesman of the Italian National Olympic Committee Danilo di Tomasso to AZERTAC`s special correspondent. ...
Sambo World Cup Stage “Anatoly Kharlampiev Memorial” kicks off in Moscow

Sambo World Cup Stage “Anatoly Kharlampiev Memorial” kicks off in Moscow

26.03.2015 [16:34]
The Sambo World Cup Stage “Anatoly Kharlampiev Memorial” kicked off in Moscow on March 26. Azerbaijan`s squad, led by president of the Sambo Federation Jeyhun Mammadov includes: Nasimi Umbayev (52kg), Khanoghlan Zulfugarov ...
Azerbaijani gymnast wins silver at World Challenge Cup

Azerbaijani gymnast wins silver at World Challenge Cup

26.03.2015 [12:55]
Azerbaijani gymnast Christina Pravdina has grabbed a silver medal at the World Challenge Cup held in Cottbus, Germany. Swedish gymnast Jonna Adlerteg won a gold, while Portugal`s Ana Filipa Martins satisfied with bronze ...
Azerbaijan take two medals as European U23 Wrestling Championship starts in Walbrzych

Azerbaijan take two medals as European U23 Wrestling Championship starts in Walbrzych

25.03.2015 [15:07]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed two medals on the first day of the European Under-23 Championship in the Polish city of Walbrzych. In the men`s freestyle event, Mahammad Muslumov won bronze in the 65kg weight category. ...
Baku 2015 signs Nestle Azerbaijan as Official Supporter

Baku 2015 signs Nestle Azerbaijan as Official Supporter

25.03.2015 [15:00]
Baku 2015 European Games has today signed an agreement with Nestle Azerbaijan to serve as the Official Confectionery Supplier of this summer’s inaugural event. Under the terms of the deal, the world’s largest nutrition company will supply coffee ...
Michel Platini re-elected as UEFA President

Michel Platini re-elected as UEFA President

25.03.2015 [14:22]
UEFA President Michel Platini has been re-elected for a third four-year term at the 39th Ordinary Congress of the organization in Vienna, according to UEFA. Mr Platini, who was the only candidate, was re-elected by acclamation ...
European U23 Wrestling Championship kicks off in Poland

European U23 Wrestling Championship kicks off in Poland

24.03.2015 [17:20]
The European Under-23 Wrestling Championship has started in the Polish city of Walbrzych. Azerbaijan`s hopes are pinned on 16 wrestlers in the men`s freestyle and Greco-Roman events, and 7 wrestlers in the women`s event ...
Azerbaijani judo fighters win gold at International Grand-Prix

Azerbaijani judo fighters win gold at International Grand-Prix

23.03.2015 [15:59]
Azerbaijani judo fighters Rustam Orujov (73kg) and Elmag Gasimov (100kg) have grabbed gold medals at the International Grand-Prix held in Tbilisi. Another Azerbaijani judo fighter Tarlan Karimov (66kg) satisfied with bronze ...
‘German women aim for Volleyball semis at Baku 2015’

‘German women aim for Volleyball semis at Baku 2015’

23.03.2015 [15:14]
German women`s volleyball head coach Luciano Pedulla is aiming for the semi-finals at Baku 2015, AZERTAC said citing an official website of the Baku-2015. Italian coach Luciano Pedulla, 57, signed his contract with the German Volleyball Federation DVV and will take over the women`s ...