Baku 2015 European Games hosts wrestling demonstration
Baku 2015 European Games has hosted a Wrestling demonstration in the organisation’s headquarters with six members of Azerbaijan’s national cadet team. The powerful athletes showed off their ability and technique to more than 500 members of staff in a series of exhibition matches. Mr Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015, said: “We are very grateful to ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan has become a country hosting European and world championships

30.10.2014 [21:15]
President Ilham Aliyev has said Azerbaijan has become a country hosting European and world championships. “We will host the first European Games next year. ...

New World Cup Emblem launched in Moscow

29.10.2014 [19:42]
The first major milestone en route to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was passed on Tuesday evening when the tournament’s Official Emblem was unveiled in Moscow. The ‘Urgant Night Show’, which was specially renamed as ‘Late Night Mundial’, provided ...
Under-17 entries for Azerbaijan 2015/16

Under-17 entries for Azerbaijan 2015/16

29.10.2014 [16:35]
The draw for the 2015/16 qualifying round is made at 09.00CET on 3 December involving 52 of the 53 nations aiming to join hosts Azerbaijan in the 16-team finals. A total of 15 nations will join hosts Azerbaijan in the second final tournament since the return to 16 teams for Bulgaria next May. But before that the entrants compete next ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters win two medals at world championship

28.10.2014 [22:40]
Young Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home two medals from the world championship in Szczecin, Poland ...

Rogerio Ceni breaks Ryan Giggs' Guinness world record of most wins with one club

28.10.2014 [19:57]
Legendary Brazilian goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has broken Ryan Giggs’s world record of most wins while playing for one club. The former winger and current assistant manager won 589 games with Manchester United. The 41-year-old reached the milestone after Sao Paulo’s 3-0 win over Goias on Monday night. ...
Young Azerbaijani boxers win two European bronzes

Young Azerbaijani boxers win two European bronzes

28.10.2014 [17:23]
Young Azerbaijani boxers have claimed two bronze medals at the European Championship in Zagreb, Croatia. ...
Asadov und Jabrayilov top ten in both stage and GC in Tour of Hainan

Asadov und Jabrayilov top ten in both stage and GC in Tour of Hainan

28.10.2014 [16:14]
The Azeri riders of the Synergy Baku Cycling Project continue their outstanding performances in the Tour of Hainan. On the fifth stage, Elchin Asadov and Samir Jabrayilov made it into the final break group, with Asadov finishing eighth and Jabrayilov tenth on the stage which featured two ranked climbs. Both riders are now in the top ten in GC, with Jabrayilov sixth and Asadov eighth. ...

Roger Federer beats David Goffin to win Swiss Indoors title

27.10.2014 [23:32]
Roger Federer won the Swiss Indoors title in his home city of Basel for a sixth time as he beat Belgium's David Goffin 6-2 in the final. The world number two broke his opponent twice in each set to win in 52 minutes. Victory increased Federer's chances of overtaking Novak Djokovic to finish 2014 at the top of the world rankings ...
Azerbaijani U-17s beat Switzerland 2-1 in qualifying round of European Championship

Azerbaijani U-17s beat Switzerland 2-1 in qualifying round of European Championship

27.10.2014 [23:03]
The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team have defeated Switzerland 2-1 in the qualifying round of the UEFA European Championship in Beringen, Belgium ...
Azerbaijan, Georgia to host 2017 women's European Volleyball Championship

Azerbaijan, Georgia to host 2017 women's European Volleyball Championship

26.10.2014 [14:35]
Azerbaijan and Georgia will add another chapter to the history of European Volleyball by hosting the 2017 women’s European Championship. Azerbaijan and Georgia will welcome Europe’s flagship event for the first time in history ...
Tilke.de highlights F1 Baku European Grand Prix

Tilke.de highlights F1 Baku European Grand Prix

24.10.2014 [20:19]
German www.tilke.de, the website of Tilke Engineers & Architects company, has posted an article about F1 Baku European Grand Prix. The article reads: “We are absolutely thrilled about the project; it is a very challenging ...

Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers win two world medals

24.10.2014 [17:33]
Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers have claimed two medals at the World Cup in Moscow, the Russian Federation. Emil Hasanov at 74kg grabbed silver medal, while Vasif Safarbayov won bronze in the +100kg ...
Baku 2015 European Games begins ‘European Games For Everyone’ Regional Schools Tour

Baku 2015 European Games begins ‘European Games For Everyone’ Regional Schools Tour

24.10.2014 [13:36]
The Baku 2015 European Games today begins a nationwide tour of Azerbaijan’s schools called ‘European Games For Everyone’ to educate and inform pupils about next summer’s inaugural event. A team from the Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) will travel to the nation’s 57 regions for a series of presentations, lectures and sporting displays over ...
Qarabag Agdam beat Ukrainian Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, become first Azerbaijani club to win UEFA Europa League group stage match

Qarabag Agdam beat Ukrainian Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, become first Azerbaijani club to win UEFA Europa League group stage match

24.10.2014 [02:12]
Azerbaijani football club Qarabag Agdam have defeated Ukrainian Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 1-0 in the third round of the UEFA Europa League group stage in Kiev. Muarem Muarem`s 21st minute goal was enough for Gurban Gurbanov`s side to make history as the first Azerbaijani club to seal a victory in an UEFA Europa League group stage ...

Armenian boxer refuses to fight against Azerbaijani opponent

23.10.2014 [21:35]
Armenian boxer Gnel Muradian has refused to fight against Azerbaijan`s Mahammadali Tahirov in the men`s +91kg quarter final in the European championship in Zagreb, Croatia. He will take on German Peter Kaduri in semifinal. ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter wins world bronze

23.10.2014 [16:25]
Azerbaijan`s Mehman Sadigov (60 kg) has grabbed a bronze medal at the world judo championship in the U.S. His teammate Davud Mammadov ranked fifth ...