Young Azerbaijani wrestlers win two bronzes at Batumi tournament
Young Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have grabbed two bronze medals at an international tournament in Batumi, Georgia. Namaz Rustamov and Adem Jalilov secured the medals in the 66kg and 120kg weight divisions respectively ...
Azerbaijani female cyclist wins Slovenia race

Azerbaijani female cyclist wins Slovenia race

02.05.2016 [21:10]
Azerbaijan’s female cyclist, member of the BTC City Ljubljana club Olena Pavlukhina has won the 30th edition of International Cycling race for Women Gracia Orlova 2016 in Slovenia ...
Nakhchivan to host Paralympic Sports Festival

Nakhchivan to host Paralympic Sports Festival

02.05.2016 [19:33]
The Paralympic Sports Festival marking the 93rd anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev and 20th anniversary of the National Paralympic Committee will be held in Nakhchivan on May 12-13. ...
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers claim 2 medals in Kazakhstan tournament

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers claim 2 medals in Kazakhstan tournament

02.05.2016 [18:27]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have won two medals in an international tournament commemorating Academician Saparbayev in Kazakhstan. Sakit Guliyev brought home the gold medal in 64kg weight class, while Mehdi Karimli ...
Azerbaijani Paralympic swimmer grabs European bronze 

Azerbaijani Paralympic swimmer grabs European bronze 

02.05.2016 [16:35]
Azerbaijani swimmer Roman Saley has won a bronze medal at the European Paralympic Open Championships in Funchal, Portugal. He secured the medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly event after timing 57.98 seconds ...
Junior Azerbaijani gymnasts claim 8 medals in Budapest Cup

Junior Azerbaijani gymnasts claim 8 medals in Budapest Cup

02.05.2016 [16:07]
Junior Azerbaijani gymnasts have won a clutch of 8 medals at the second International Budapest Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Hungary. In the 1st age category (1998-1999), Murad Agharzayev won silver and bronze medals in the floor exercises and on vault respectively ...
Russian chess players commemorate Vugar Hashimov

Russian chess players commemorate Vugar Hashimov

02.05.2016 [16:00]
The third international tournament commemorating late Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Hashimov has been held in Moscow. The tournament was organized by the Fund of Development and Revival of Azerbaijani Culture ...
Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2016 winners awarded

Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2016 winners awarded

01.05.2016 [21:45]
Awarding ceremony of winners of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2016 under slogan “Win the wind” was held at the Baku Olympic Stadium. Namig Asadov reached the finish line first, while Georgian Giorgi Damenia ...
Rahida Aslanova: I am glad to win in marathon

Rahida Aslanova: I am glad to win in marathon

01.05.2016 [16:46]
This is first time that I participated in the marathon. I have won in several long-distance running championships. I am glad to win in Baku Marathon in 1 hr. 44 min, female winner in the Baku Marathon 2016 Rahida Aslanova told AZERTAC ...
Namig Asadov: Such marathons will strongly push the development of athletics

Namig Asadov: Such marathons will strongly push the development of athletics

01.05.2016 [15:54]
Organization of such marathons every year will strongly push the development of athletics, winner of the Baku Marathon 2016 Namig Asadov, 27, told journalists. “I am a teacher at the Ankara lyceum. I am attending this marathon for the first time ...
Sergey Burlov: I am grateful to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for such initiative

Sergey Burlov: I am grateful to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for such initiative

01.05.2016 [15:23]
I am grateful to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for such initiative. I attend such marathon for the first time. I am full of emotions, said representative of Russian embassy to Azerbaijan Sergey Burlov, who attended the Baku Marathon 2016. ...
Anna Andreotti: Baku Marathon was organized in high level

Anna Andreotti: Baku Marathon was organized in high level

01.05.2016 [15:20]
The Baku Marathon was organized in high level. I attend the marathon for the first time. I have excellent impressions, Italian participant of the event Anna Andreotti told AZERTAC. “I like sport, especially the marathon,” she added ...
Rahida Aslanova becomes winner of Baku Marathon 2016 among women  <span style="color:#ff0000">[UPDATED ]</span>       <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Rahida Aslanova becomes winner of Baku Marathon 2016 among women [UPDATED ] VIDEO

01.05.2016 [13:30]
Azerbaijani Rahida Aslanova became the winner of the Baku Marathon 2016 among women. As earlier reported, in the men`s event Namig Asadov took 1st place, while Georgian Giorgi Damenia and Azerbaijani Tural Sadigov shared 2nd and 3rd places respectively ...
Brazil ready to host Rio Olympic Games

Brazil ready to host Rio Olympic Games

29.04.2016 [23:29]
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel has backed Brazil and the Brazilians to deliver successful Olympic Games this August at the close of the 10th and final IOC Coordination Commission visit to Rio de Janeiro (11-13 April 2016) ...
Azerbaijani chess players to vie for medals in Sweden

Azerbaijani chess players to vie for medals in Sweden

29.04.2016 [19:26]
Azerbaijani chess players will compete in the Hasselbacken Open tournament, which kicks off in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday. The tournament will bring together 382 chess players, 42 grandmasters, including Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Nijat Mammadov. ...
Representatives of Azerbaijan Badminton Federation attend international forum

Representatives of Azerbaijan Badminton Federation attend international forum

29.04.2016 [16:09]
Representatives of Azerbaijan Badminton Federation have attended an international forum, which brought together national federations in Podcetrtek, Slovenia ...
Azerbaijan`s Mammadov claims silver at Georgy Agzamov chess memorial

Azerbaijan`s Mammadov claims silver at Georgy Agzamov chess memorial

29.04.2016 [13:12]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov has grabbed a silver medal at the 10th Tashkent Open–Memorial of Georgy Agzamov. Mammadov secured the medal after a win over Pakistani Mahmood Lodhi in the last round, increasing his points to 7.5 ...
Six more European scout clubs to visit Baku

Six more European scout clubs to visit Baku

28.04.2016 [21:01]
Scouts of leading European clubs will visit Azerbaijan to see matches of the UEFA U-17 Championship 2016 in Baku from May 5-21.Six more clubs have appealed to AFFA to visit Baku. The following clubs have confirmed they will visit Azerbaijan: “Manchester City” (England), “Arsenal” ...