Baku 2015 European Games employs 1,000th member of staff
Baku 2015 European Games has today celebrated the employment of its 1,000th full-time member of staff. Ms Aysel Akhundova, from Azerbaijan, was the landmark employee as she joined the Press Operations team as part of the Games Academy Graduate Excellence Programme. ...

Azerbaijani judo fighters win 3 medals on first day of Grand Slam tournament

31.10.2014 [22:10]
Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed three medals on the first day of the Grand Slam tournament in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. Orkhan Safarov at 60kg won gold, Tarlan Karimov at 66kg grabbed silver, while Ilgar Mushkiyev scooped bronze medal in the 60kg class. ...

Synergy Baku Cycling Project to Tour of Taihu Lake

31.10.2014 [20:03]
The Synergy Baku Cycling Project will send an all-Azeri riders team to the Tour of Taihu Lake on November 1-9. The Azerbaijan team continues its racing schedule in China and will look to build on its impressive performance in the just-ended Tour of Hainan. Team captain Max Averin will be joined by national champion Elchin Asadov, Enver Asanov ...
Baku 2015 European Games Opens Ticketing Sign-Up Page

Baku 2015 European Games Opens Ticketing Sign-Up Page

31.10.2014 [13:30]
Baku 2015 European Games has today opened a sign-up page on its website to allow fans to register their interest in purchasing tickets for next summer’s event. The website allows international and Azerbaijani supporters to request ticketing updates on the sports programme as well as receive all the latest news from Baku 2015 ...
Baku 2015 European Games welcomes Serbian Minister of Youth and Sport

Baku 2015 European Games welcomes Serbian Minister of Youth and Sport

31.10.2014 [12:09]
Baku 2015 European Games welcomed Vanja Udovičić, Serbia’s Minister of Youth and Sports, to the organisation’s headquarters. Mr Udovičić was one of his country’s most talented Water Polo players and won three Olympic medals – silver at Athens 2004 and bronze at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 – before moving into politics ...

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. ...
Baku 2015 European Games hosts wrestling demonstration

Baku 2015 European Games hosts wrestling demonstration

30.10.2014 [14:35]
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 ...

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 ...