Azerbaijani sumo fighters claim 2 medals at European Championships
Azerbaijani sumo fighters have grabbed two medals, including one gold at the European Championships in Lida, Belarus. The gold medal came from Sabina Heydarova in the girls` 33kg event ...

Baku 2015 European Games announces venue for triathlon

22.09.2014 [19:52]
Baku 2015 European Games is today pleased to announce that a venue has been finalised for the Triathlon event next summer. The event – which will see 130 of Europe’s finest athletes going for gold – will be held at Bilgah Beach, located just north of Baku city centre. ...

Azerbaijan hosts international chess festival

22.09.2014 [15:17]
International Baku Open 2014 chess festival has today started in Baku marking the State Independence Day. The festival involves nearly 250 chess players from 22 countries, including 30 international ...
Baku 2015 European Games signs SOCAR as Official Partner

Baku 2015 European Games signs SOCAR as Official Partner

20.09.2014 [21:01]
The State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has today signed an agreement to become an Official Partner of Baku 2015 European Games. The deal will see Baku 2015 European Games branding on every SOCAR forecourt and outlet across the entire country to raise awareness of the event. ...
Azerbaijan signs European Convention on manipulation of sports competitions

Azerbaijan signs European Convention on manipulation of sports competitions

20.09.2014 [13:55]
Azerbaijan is the first country to sign the European Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions among other countries in the 13th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport held in Macolin, ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts to vie for world medals

19.09.2014 [17:51]
Azerbaijan`s national rhythmic gymnastics team will compete in the world championship to be held in Izmir, Turkey, on September 22. In the individual event, Azerbaijan`s squad will include Marina Durunda, Gulsum Shafizade and Nilufar Niftaliyeva. ...
Baku to stage quarter-finals plus three group games of UEFA EURO 2020

Baku to stage quarter-finals plus three group games of UEFA EURO 2020

19.09.2014 [17:07]
The UEFA Executive Committee has appointed in Geneva, Switzerland, the 13 host associations for UEFA EURO 2020, with Azerbaijan staging the quarter-finals plus three group games in Baku. Other 12 host associations, selected from 19 applications, are: England/London – semi-finals and final ...
Qarabag claim first point in UEFA Europa League group stage

Qarabag claim first point in UEFA Europa League group stage

18.09.2014 [22:55]
Azerbaijan`s football champions Qarabag Agdam have been held to a goalless home draw by French Saint-Etienne in their opener in the UEFA Europa League Group F. Qarabag missed several attempts on goal denied by Saint-Etienne`s goalkeeper Ruffier. ...

Azerbaijani athletes claim 2 medals at European 'Special Olympics' summer games

18.09.2014 [20:30]
Two Azerbaijani athletes have won medals at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Antwerp, Belgium. Niyazi Ismayilov claimed the gold medal, while Zaur Eyvazov grabbed the silver medal in badminton. ...

Iker Casillas could make Arsenal move in January transfer window as Arsene Wenger renews interest in Real Madrid keeper

18.09.2014 [18:40]
Arsene Wenger could reignite interest in Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas in January, according to reports on the continent. ...

Azerbaijani cyclist ranks 3rd in Valli Del Natisone Grand Prix

18.09.2014 [10:42]
Azerbaijan's Elgun Alizade has finished third in Valli Del Natisone Gran Prix bicycle race in Italy. He timed 2 hours 47 minutes 40 seconds in the 120km race ...

Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports to attend Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport

17.09.2014 [15:56]
The 13th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport has commenced in Macolin, Switzerland. Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov will represent Azerbaijan at the conference, the Ministry’s press service said. Azad Rahimov will preside at the opening of conference as he is one of the co-chairs of the conference. The ministers will discuss the promotion of integrity in sport to combat ...

Azerbaijani U19 footballers draw with UAE in Dubai tournament opener

17.09.2014 [12:13]
Azerbaijan`s Under-19 football team have been held to a goalless draw by the UAE in the first match of an international tournament ...

Azerbaijani chess players competing in Nona Gaprindashvili Cup tournament in Tbilisi

16.09.2014 [21:20]
Azerbaijani chess players are competing in the Nona Gaprindashvili Cup tournament in Tbilisi, Georgia. The tournament brings together 265 chess players from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Brazil, Iran and other countries. ...

Scottish Steven McLean to referee Qarabag's clash with Saint-Etienne at Tofig Bahramov

16.09.2014 [20:53]
Scottish Steven McLean will referee the first game between Azerbaijan`s Qarabag Agdam and French Saint-Etienne in the UEFA Europa League group stage at the Tofig Bahramov stadium on September 18 ...

Azerbaijani boxers grab 5 medals at international tournament

16.09.2014 [19:44]
Azerbaijani boxers have claimed a clutch of 5 medals, including 3 golds at an international tournament in memory of double Olympic champion, World and European champion Alexey Tishchenko in Omsk, Russia. The gold medals came from Salman Alizade, Ibrahim Ibrahimov and Parviz Bagirov ...
Winners of CEV Baku Masters determined

Winners of CEV Baku Masters determined

16.09.2014 [14:12]
Triple European champion, Dutch Reinder Nummerdor and partner Christiaan Varenhorst completed a clean sweep of their matches at the Baku Masters – fifth and last stop of this year`s CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship – to claim the first title of their still young partnership. By finishing first at the tournament ...

Azerbaijan’s minister of Youth and Sports to attend opening of 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games

16.09.2014 [10:43]
The 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games will be organized from 9 till 20 September, in Belgium and will involve about 2000 athletes from 58 European countries and Eurasia. Officially invited to the opening ceremony of the Games, Azerbaijan’s minister of youth and ...