Sports
Azerbaijan`s Guliyev claims Olympic taekwondo crown
20.08.2014 [18:10]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Said Guliyev at 73kg has won gold medal at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Guliyev secured the medal after defeating German Hamza Adnan Kerim 10-4
 
Benfica sign Julio Cesar
20.08.2014 [17:34]
Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar completed his move to Benfica from Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday, signing a two-year deal with the Portuguese club. QPR released Cesar by mutual consent ahead of his move, making the 34-year-old a free agent.
 
Leadership of Azerbaijan Olympic team meets athletes in Nanjing
20.08.2014 [17:14]
Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan Chingiz Huseynzade, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Ismayil Ismayilov and head of the national team Mirkamil Rahimov have met members of the country`s Olympic team at the Olympic village in Nanjing, China. They congratulated Azerbaijani athletes
 
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter into semi-final of Nanjing Olympics
20.08.2014 [16:16]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Said Guliyev has progressed to the semi-final of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing after beating Colombian Jason Hoyos Serrano 7-4.
 
Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid
20.08.2014 [15:19]
James Rodriguez put the Champions League winner in front, but an equalizer from Mario Suarez just minutes later set up what should be a tense second leg. Real Madrid and James Rodriguez were thwarted by a late Raul Garcia strike as they drew 1-
 
Survey reveals 71 per cent of young Azerbaijanis are inspired by Baku 2015 European Games
20.08.2014 [14:48]
Thousands of young Azerbaijanis are excited at the opportunity to volunteer at the Baku 2015 European Games, new research has revealed. A survey of 150,403 Azerbaijani students – the largest ever undertaken in the country – has shown that 71 per cent believe hosting the European Games will benefit Azerbaijan. And more than 26,000 are keen to...
 
Azerbaijani rower wins silver at Nanjing Youth Olympic Games
20.08.2014 [12:42]
Azerbaijani rower Boris Yotov has claimed the silver medal in the men`s single sculls event at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. He secured the medal after timing 3:21.82 seconds in the 1000m race.
 
Azerbaijan, Moldova discuss prospects for cooperation in fields of youth and sports
19.08.2014 [20:45]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov has met Moldovan counterpart Octavian Bodisteanu. Rahimov hailed the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Moldova. He highlighted the activities of the Ministry, as well as the state attention to youth in the country. He also spoke of the ongoing preparatory
 
Azerbaijani chess players to compete in Abu Dhabi International Festival
19.08.2014 [19:40]
Azerbaijani players Nijat Abbasov, Vugar Rasulov and Ulvi Bajarani will vie for medals in the 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival. Abu Dhabi chess and Culture Club organizes this event in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Sport Council. Abu Dhabi chess and Culture Club monitors the tournament making sure it’s in line with the FIDE chess rules...
 
Azerbaijani U-17 footballers thrash Slovenian U-19 Triglav 4-0
19.08.2014 [15:44]
Azerbaijan`s Under-17 national football team have defeated Slovenian Under-19 Triglav 4-0 in a friendly as part of their training camp in
 
Azerbaijani rower into final at Nanjing Youth Olympic Games
19.08.2014 [13:48]
Azerbaijani rower Boris Yotov has reached the final in the men`s single sculls event at the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. He secured the spot after timing 3:23.85 seconds in the 1000m race
 
Zlatan Ibrahimovic injury: PSG striker hurt against Bastia
18.08.2014 [22:03]
Paris Saint-Germain have suffered another massive injury blow, losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic for at least the duration of their game against Bastia. The striker was forced off with an injury just 15 minutes into the Ligue 1 match between the two clubs with the score tied at 0-0.
 
Azerbaijani rider wins Small Tour Grand Prix in CSI-2* Lier tournament
18.08.2014 [21:56]
Azerbaijan`s Patrick McEntee has won Small Tour Grand Prix in the CSI-2* Lier show jumping tournament in Belgium.
 
Azerbaijan destroy Armenia in Palandoken karate tournament
18.08.2014 [21:46]
Azerbaijan`s kumite team have thrashed Armenia 7-0 in the annual international Palandoken karate tournament in the Turkish city of Erzurum. Azerbaijan`s squad included Panah Abdullayev
 
FIDE flag passes on to Azerbaijan
18.08.2014 [21:24]
Tromso 2014 has passed on the FIDE flag to the next Chess Olympiad host, Azerbaijan. The flag was handed to deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the organizing committees for 2015 Baku World Chess Cup and 2016 World Chess Olympiad Yagub Eyyubov.
 
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