Azerbaijani fighter claims bronze at European Judo Open
Azerbaijan`s Vugar Shirinli has clinched bronze at the European Judo Open tournament in Oberwart, Austria. He claimed the medal after defeating Otar Bestayev of Kyrgyzstan in the 60kg weight category ...
Azerbaijani female wrestlers to vie for medals in Ukraine

Azerbaijani female wrestlers to vie for medals in Ukraine

12.02.2016 [19:51]
Azerbaijani female wrestlers will compete in an international tournament to be held in Kiev, Ukraine on February 13-14. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 9 wrestlers ...
Tiger, wolf and cat shortlisted to be Russia 2018 mascot

Tiger, wolf and cat shortlisted to be Russia 2018 mascot

12.02.2016 [19:42]
The campaign to select the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has taken another step forward, with three shortlisted designs now being prepared for the public vote that will take place across Russia in Autumn 2016, according to the official website of FIFA ...
Azerbaijan to face Netherlands in Futsal World Cup play-off

Azerbaijan to face Netherlands in Futsal World Cup play-off

12.02.2016 [19:15]
The Azerbaijan national futsal team will meet the Netherlands for a place in the 2016 FIFA World Cup in Colombia after the play-off draw was made in Belgrade. The play-off matches will be held on March 22 and April 12 ...
Azerbaijani chess players competing in Khazar Cup-2016

Azerbaijani chess players competing in Khazar Cup-2016

12.02.2016 [17:35]
Azerbaijani chess players Azer Mirzayev and Loghman Guliyev are competing in the Khazar Cup-2016 in Iran. The tournament brings together 76 chess players, including 16 grandmasters from 13 countries ...
Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes to compete in Powerlifting World Cup

Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes to compete in Powerlifting World Cup

12.02.2016 [17:30]
Four Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes will vie for medals at the 7th Fazza 2016 IPC Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, the UAE. The competition will have Paralympic Rankings approval results ...
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to compete in Turkish Open tournament

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to compete in Turkish Open tournament

12.02.2016 [16:34]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters will vie for medals at the Turkish Open tournament to be held in Antalya on February 14-16. Azerbaijan`s squad includes 15 fighters. ...
Azeryol cruise to home win to get right edge in fight for CEV Cup semi-final spot

Azeryol cruise to home win to get right edge in fight for CEV Cup semi-final spot

12.02.2016 [12:01]
Azeryol BAKU got a step closer to qualifying for the semis of the 2016 CEV Volleyball Cup – Women following their 3-1 home win (25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 25-17) over Italy’s Igor Gorgonzola Novara, according to the website ...
UEFA Futsal EURO: Spain down Kazakhstan to set up Russia final

UEFA Futsal EURO: Spain down Kazakhstan to set up Russia final

12.02.2016 [11:25]
Spain came from behind to reach Saturday's final against Russia despite a late Kazakhstan recovery in the UEFA Futsal EURO semi-finals, according to UEFA website. Spain ended the hopes of finals debutants ...
Azerbaijan women`s U-19 football team to face Belarus in friendlies

Azerbaijan women`s U-19 football team to face Belarus in friendlies

11.02.2016 [20:50]
The Azerbaijan women`s national under-19 football team will take on Belarus in friendlies on March 10 and 12. The matches will be held in Baku. ...
Prince Ali claims FIFA rival Sheikh Salman failed to protect imprisoned players

Prince Ali claims FIFA rival Sheikh Salman failed to protect imprisoned players

11.02.2016 [20:40]
The contest for the FIFA presidency has taken on a personal edge after the favourite was accused by one of his rivals of failing to protect players, according to the Daily Mail. Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan pointed the finger at his rival candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim ...
SOCAR becomes latest IJF partner

SOCAR becomes latest IJF partner

11.02.2016 [19:56]
President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev and President of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Marius Vizer met in Budapest to sign an important agreement that makes SOCAR a new IJF Partner for the next four years ...
FC Neftchi Executive Director attends ECA General Assembly

FC Neftchi Executive Director attends ECA General Assembly

11.02.2016 [19:44]
Executive Director of Azerbaijan`s football club Neftchi Elnur Mammadov has participated in the General Assembly of the European Club Association (ECA) in Paris. The event was attended by FIFA's acting Deputy Secretary General Marco ...
Azerbaijani athletes to compete in Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup

Azerbaijani athletes to compete in Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup

11.02.2016 [19:36]
Azerbaijani athletes will vie for medals at the Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup 2016 in Australia. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Rostislav Pevtsov and Kseniya Levkovskaya. The prize fund of the tournament is $60,000 ...
Badou Zaki leaves post as Morocco coach by mutual consent

Badou Zaki leaves post as Morocco coach by mutual consent

11.02.2016 [18:00]
Badou Zaki has left his job as coach of the Morocco national team by mutual consent, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) announced Wednesday, according to BBC. A federation statement explained that "After 20 months of instability and inconsistent ...
Aussie Olympic doctor says Rio water bigger worry than Zika

Aussie Olympic doctor says Rio water bigger worry than Zika

11.02.2016 [17:53]
The Australian team's medical director says water quality will be more of a threat to the health of athletes and officials at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro than the mosquito-borne Zika virus, according to The Associated Press. Dr. David Hughes said cases of pregnancy aside, the Zika virus usually ...
Azeryol Baku host Italian standout in CEV Cup Challenge Round

Azeryol Baku host Italian standout in CEV Cup Challenge Round

11.02.2016 [16:51]
Azeryol Baku will be hosting on Thursday, February 11, Italy’s Igor Gorgonzola Novara for the first stage of the 2016 CEV Volleyball Cup – Women Challenge Round. The match will start at 6pm local time and will be taking place in Azerbaijan’s capital ...
Baku City Circuit presents media accreditation for Formula 1

Baku City Circuit presents media accreditation for Formula 1

11.02.2016 [15:38]
Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) held a workshop focused on the accreditation process of 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE for local mass media representatives on February 11 at Hilton hotel in Baku. About 70 national journalists, including broadcast, online and print media, got a chance to learn ...
Barcelona set new unbeaten record after rescuing a draw against Valencia

Barcelona set new unbeaten record after rescuing a draw against Valencia

11.02.2016 [14:47]
Wilfrid Kaptoum's late equaliser not only denied Gary Neville's Valencia a morale-boosting win, it also extended Barcelona's unbeaten record to 29 games, according to The Daily Mail. Luis Enrique's team have not lost in any competition since October ...