Azerbaijani judo wrestler claims gold at Tbilisi Olympic Festival
Hasil Jafarov has increased Azerbaijan`s medal tally at Tbilisi-2015 Olympic Festival to five after shining in the men`s 73kg judo event. Azerbaijani now ranks 13th in the overall table, with its medal count featuring two golds ...
FC Qabala manager: "We will do our utmost to book a play-off spot

FC Qabala manager: "We will do our utmost to book a play-off spot

30.07.2015 [20:04]
"We have already passed a long route. Both teams qualified two rounds and both want to be in the play-off stage,” FC Qabala coach Roman Grigorchuk has told a press conference ahead of his team`s encounter against Cyprus` Apollon in the UEFA Europa League qualifier ...
South Korea's Chung running for FIFA president

South Korea's Chung running for FIFA president

30.07.2015 [17:54]
Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian football, said on Thursday he is entering the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of the sport's world governing body, according to Reuters ...
Ukrainian tennis players fail to qualify for last 8

Ukrainian tennis players fail to qualify for last 8

30.07.2015 [16:59]
Romanian Maria Tig defeated Ukrainian Olga Savchuk 7-5, 6-4 while Russian Evgeniya Rodina eliminated another Ukrainian Oleksandra Korashvili. Belgian Christen Flipkens and Russian Vitaliya Dyachenko will determine the next qualifier ...
Azerbaijani U-17 women footballers beat Latvia at UEFA development tournament

Azerbaijani U-17 women footballers beat Latvia at UEFA development tournament

30.07.2015 [12:14]
Azerbaijan's Under-17 women's national football team have defeated Latvia 3-0 in the second game of the UEFA development tournament in Chisinau. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Firangiz Teymurova (2) and Rovshane Serdarli. ...
Michel Platini announces he will run to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president

Michel Platini announces he will run to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president

29.07.2015 [21:40]
Michel Platini has announced he will run to replace Sepp Blatter as the Fifa president in next February's election. According to the Guardian, Platini, the Uefa president, held talks with football powerbrokers at the 2018 World Cup draw in St Petersburg last weekend and is now ...
BBC: Qarabag carry qualifying danger for Celtic

BBC: Qarabag carry qualifying danger for Celtic

29.07.2015 [21:29]
The BBC has published an article focusing on Celtic vs Qarabag match to be held tonight. The article says: "Long-serving Qarabag coach Gurban Gurbanov had as taut an evening as he will have had on that stage. The back-to-back Azerbaijan champions, like Celtic, who are their Champions League ...

Azerbaijan`s Safarov and Orujov top International Judo Federation rankings

Azerbaijan`s Safarov and Orujov top International Judo Federation rankings

29.07.2015 [20:56]
Azerbaijani judo fighters remain at the top of the International Judo Federation's rankings. Orkhan Safarov and Rustam Orujov rank first in the 60kg and 73kg weight categories respectively ...
UEFA officials inspect preparedness of Baku Olympic Stadium

UEFA officials inspect preparedness of Baku Olympic Stadium

29.07.2015 [20:51]
A delegation of UEFA visited the Olympic Stadium in Baku which will host an Azerbaijan vs Italy match in the Euro-2016 qualifying round on October 10. UEFA officials toured the stadium and inspected the preparations for the match. ...
FC Qabala visit Cyprus for Apollon match

FC Qabala visit Cyprus for Apollon match

29.07.2015 [20:45]
FC Qabala arrived in Cyprus for the match against Apollon in the 3rd qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League. The team will hold the training before the match to be held on July 30. ...
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters claim 3 medals at Korea Open

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters claim 3 medals at Korea Open

29.07.2015 [12:55]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have grabbed three medals at the Korea Open international tournament. Winner of the Baku 2015 European Games Milad Beigi Karcegani took gold in the 80kg weight category ...
Lokomotiv Baku sign Italian Francois Salvani as new boss

Lokomotiv Baku sign Italian Francois Salvani as new boss

29.07.2015 [12:43]
Lokomotiv Baku women`s volleyball club have signed former manager of the Algerian national team, Italian Francois Salvani ...
Russian tennis player into next round of Baku Cup-2015

Russian tennis player into next round of Baku Cup-2015

29.07.2015 [12:14]
Russian tennis player Vitalia Diachenko has progressed to the second round of the Baku Cup 2015. Diachenko beat Uzbek Nigina Abduraimova to see the next round where she will face the winner of Cagla Buyukakchay-Christen Flipkens duel ...
Azerbaijani women wrestlers grab 4 medals at Poland Open

Azerbaijani women wrestlers grab 4 medals at Poland Open

28.07.2015 [17:18]
Azerbaijani women wrestlers have won four medals at the annual Poland Open international tournament in Warsaw. Mariya Stadnik (48 kg) grabbed the only gold for Azerbaijan. Nadya Mushka (63 kg) took silver ...
Platini to nominate its candidate for FIFA presidency

Platini to nominate its candidate for FIFA presidency

28.07.2015 [16:53]
UEFA president Michel Platini is to announce his candidacy for FIFA president in the coming days according to French sports paper L'Equipe. Platini, who attended the Gold Cup final in Philadelphia at the weekend, is working on the final details ...
Barca fined over whistling at Spain's king

Barca fined over whistling at Spain's king

28.07.2015 [16:34]
Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao and the Spanish football federation face fines over politically-motivated whistles and banners during last season's King's Cup final at the Nou Camp, the Spanish government said. ...
Robert Prosinecki: "We will do our best to get a good result at the group stage"

Robert Prosinecki: "We will do our best to get a good result at the group stage"

27.07.2015 [19:35]
"We will do our best to get a good result at the group stage," said head coach of the Azerbaijani national football team Robert Prosinecki as he commented on the results of the draw of the World Cup 2018 qualifying round ...
Azerbaijan learns dates for World Cup Qualifying matches

Azerbaijan learns dates for World Cup Qualifying matches

27.07.2015 [19:31]
Azerbaijani national football team have learned the dates of the World Cup qualifying matches. The national team will play four matches next year, and six matches in 2017. According to the FIFA calendar, the dates for international matches next year are as follows: ...
Azerbaijani chess players to compete at 22rd Abu Dhabi International Festival

Azerbaijani chess players to compete at 22rd Abu Dhabi International Festival

27.07.2015 [18:21]
Six Azerbaijani chess players will compete at the 22rd Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival, to be held in Abu Dhabi from August 23-31. Azerbaijan`s squad include Gadir Huseynov, Nijat Mammadov, Eltaj Safarli, Zaur Mammadov, Narmin Khalafova and Asif Yagubi. ...